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Who benefited from Burundi's demobilization program ? (English)

This paper assesses the impact of the demobilization, reinsertion and reintegration program in post-war Burundi. Two major rebel groups benefited from cash and in-kind transfers, the CNDD-FDD from 2004, and the FNL from 2010. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7732 JUN 28, 2016

D'Aoust,Olivia Severine; Sterck,Olivier Christian Brigitte; Verwimp,Philip Disclosed

Measuring violent conflict in micro-level surveys : current practices and methodological challenges (English)

This paper reviews both current practices and common challenges of measuring the causes, functioning, and consequences of violent conflict at the micro-level. ... See More +

WPS7585 FEB 29, 2016

Bruck,Tilman; Justino,Patricia; Verwimp,Philip; Tedesco,Andrew Anthony Disclosed

Measuring violent conflict in micro-level surveys : current practices and methodological challenges (English)

This paper reviews current practices and common challenges in the measurement of the causes, functioning, and consequences of violent conflict at the micro-level. ... See More +

Journal Article 120316 FEB 01, 2016

Bruck,Tilman; Justino,Patricia; Verwimp,Philip; Avdeenko,Alexandra; Tedesco,Andrew Anthony Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 31 (1) (English)

The World Bank Research Observer is intended for anyone who has a professional interest in development. Observer articles are written to be accessible to non specialist readers; contributors examine key issues in development economics, survey the literature and the latest World Bank research, and debate issues of development policy. ... See More +

Publication 120331 FEB 01, 2016

Fink,Carsten; Maskus,Keith E.; Qian,Yi; Bruck,Tilman; Justino,Patricia; Verwimp,Philip; Avdeenko,Alexandra; Tedesco,Andrew Anthony; Buvinic,Mayra Lourdes; Furst Nichols,Rebecca Leigh; Cunningham,Wendy; Villasenor,Paula; Gentilini,Ugo; Lederman,Daniel; Porto,Guido Disclosed

Forced displacement and refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa : an economic inquiry (English)

Most reports on refugees deal with the immediate needs of displaced people. This paper seeks to go beyond the emergency phase and explore the challenges surrounding protracted refugee situations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7517 DEC 15, 2015

Verwimp,Philip; Maystadt,Jean-Francois Paul Claude Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 28 (2) (English)

This paper is organized in following headings: economic development as opportunity equalization; the measurement of educational inequality: achievement and opportunity; economic growth and equality of opportunity; children’s health opportunities and project evaluation: Mexico’s oportunidades program; symposium on conflict and gender : armed conflict, gender, and schooling; short- and long-term impact of violence on education: the case of Timor Leste; education and civil conflict in Nepal; schooling, violent conflict, and gender in Burundi. ... See More +

Publication 113049 JAN 01, 2014

Roemer,John E.; Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Gignoux,Jérémie; Peragine,Vito; Palmisano,Flaviana; Brunori,Paolo; Van de gaer,Dirk; Vandenbossche,Joost; Figueroa,José Luis; Buvinic,Mayra Lourdes; Das Gupta,Monica; Shemyakina,Olga N.; Justino,Patricia; Leone,Marinella; Salardi,Paola; Valente,Christine; Verwimp,Philip; Van Bavel,Jan Disclosed

Schooling, violent conflict, and gender in Burundi (English)

The authors investigate the effect of exposure to violent conflict on human capital accumulation in Burundi. The authors combine a nationwide household survey with secondary sources on the location and timing of the conflict. ... See More +

Journal Article 112406 MAY 14, 2013

Verwimp,Philip; Van Bavel,Jan Disclosed

Schooling, violent conflict, and gender in Burundi (English)

This paper investigates the effect of exposure to violent conflict on human capital accumulation in Burundi. It combines a nationwide household survey with secondary sources on the location and timing of the conflict. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6418 APR 01, 2013

Verwimp, Philip; Van Bavel, Jan Disclosed

Violent conflict and gender inequality : an overview (English)

Violent conflict, a pervasive feature of the recent global landscape, has lasting impacts on human capital, and these impacts are seldom gender neutral. ... See More +

Journal Article 112498 FEB 01, 2013

Buvinic,Mayra Lourdes; Das Gupta,Monica; Casabonne,Ursula; Verwimp,Philip Disclosed

Violent conflict and gender inequality : an overview (English)

Violent conflict, a pervasive feature of the recent global landscape, has lasting impacts on human capital, and these impacts are seldom gender neutral. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6371 FEB 01, 2013

Buvinic, Mayra; Das Gupta, Monica; Casabonne, Ursula; Verwimp, Philip Disclosed

The demographic and socio-economic distribution of excess mortality during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda (English)

There is an extensive literature on violent conflicts such as the 1994 Rwandan genocide, but few papers examine the profiles of victims and perpetrators, or more broadly the micro-level dynamics of widespread violence. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4850 MAR 01, 2009

de Walque, Damien; Verwimp, Philip Disclosed

Health and civil war in rural Burundi (English)

This paper combines household survey data with event data on the timing and location of armed conflicts to examine the impact of Burundi's civil war on children's health status. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4500 JAN 01, 2008

Bundervoet, Tom; Verwimp, Philip; Akresh, Richard Disclosed

Civil war, crop failure, and child stunting in Rwanda (English)

Economic shocks at birth have lasting effects on children's health several years after the shock. The authors calculate height for age z-scores for children under age five using data from a Rwandan nationally representative household survey conducted in 1992. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4208 APR 01, 2007

Akresh, Richard; Verwimp, Philip; Bundervoet, Tom Disclosed

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Who benefited from Burundi's demobilization program ? (English)
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JUN 28, 2016 WPS7732 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring violent conflict in micro-level surveys : current practices and methodological challenges (English)
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FEB 29, 2016 WPS7585
Measuring violent conflict in micro-level surveys : current practices and methodological challenges (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 120316 Journal Article
The World Bank research observer 31 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 120331 Publication
Forced displacement and refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa : an economic inquiry (English)
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DEC 15, 2015 WPS7517 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 28 (2) (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 113049 Publication
Schooling, violent conflict, and gender in Burundi (English)
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MAY 14, 2013 112406 Journal Article
Schooling, violent conflict, and gender in Burundi (English)
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APR 01, 2013 WPS6418 Policy Research Working Paper
Violent conflict and gender inequality : an overview (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 112498 Journal Article
Violent conflict and gender inequality : an overview (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 WPS6371 Policy Research Working Paper
The demographic and socio-economic distribution of excess mortality during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda (English)
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MAR 01, 2009 WPS4850 Policy Research Working Paper
Health and civil war in rural Burundi (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 WPS4500 Policy Research Working Paper
Civil war, crop failure, and child stunting in Rwanda (English)
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APR 01, 2007 WPS4208 Policy Research Working Paper