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The World Bank research observer 30 (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 nonspecialist 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 113058 FEB 01, 2015

Jimenez,Emmanuel Y.; Li,Yue-000316086; Rama,Martin G.; Duranton,Gilles; Javorcik,Beata; Wietzke,Frank-Borge; Betcherman,Gordon Disclosed

Does community management help keep kids in schools? Evidence using panel data from El Salvador's EDUCO program (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Does community management help keep kids in schools? Evidence using panel data from El Salvador's EDUCO program, conducted in the year 1991, in Senegal. ... See More +

Brief 81291 AUG 14, 2013

Emmanuel Jimenez; Yasuyuki Sawada Disclosed

Stuck in the middle ? human capital development and economic growth in Malaysia and Thailand (English)

The challenge of sustaining economic growth over the long term is one that only a few countries have been able to surmount. Slowing momentum in countries like Malaysia and Thailand has led analysts and policy makers to consider what it would take to lift them out of middle-income status, where other countries have arguably become stuck. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6283 NOV 01, 2012

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Nguyen, Vy; Patrinos, Harry Anthony Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 27 (1) (English)

This issue includes the following: mashup indices of development; impact analysis of rural electrification projects in Sub-Saharan Africa; what can we learn about the 'resource curse' from foreign aid? ... See More +

Publication 80524 FEB 01, 2012

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Serven, Luis; Alderman, Harold; Eichengreen, Barry; Fay, Marianne; Hammer, Jeffrey S.; Kanbur, Ravi; Revenga, Ana L.; Harrison, Ann E. Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 26 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: the new structural economics comments on the new structural economics; gender and firm creation; enterprise performance; and business environments and development. ... See More +

Publication 80523 AUG 01, 2011

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Serven, Luis; Alderman, Harold; Eichengreen, Barry; Fay, Marianne; Hammer, Jeffrey S.; Kanbur, Ravi; Pack, Howard; Revenga, Ana L.; Harrison, Ann E. Disclosed

Philippines - Private provision, public purpose : a review of the government's education service contracting program (English)

The Philippines has one of the largest public-private partnership programs in education in the world, serving more than 567,500 students who represent almost 9 percent of the 6.5 million high school students in 2009. ... See More +

Working Paper 61154 JAN 01, 2011

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Hofman, Bert; Velez, Eduardo; Patrinos, Harry Anthony Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 25 (1) (English)

This paper presents new evidence on the capacity of agricultural growth to serve as an effective instrument for poverty reduction. The poverty reduction value of land and labor productivity growth and of Gross Domestic Product(GDP) growth originating in agriculture versus the rest of the economy; the comparative linkage value of a quantum of sectoral growth for aggregate growth and poverty reduction; the contribution made by rural areas to aggregate poverty reduction under alternative migration scenarios; and the household pathways out of poverty in the context of aggregate growth, in particular via market-oriented smallholder farming. ... See More +

Publication 63378 FEB 01, 2010

Jimenez, Emmanuel; de Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Anderson, Kym; Headey, Derek; Bezemer, Dirk; Hazell, Peter B.; Demirgüç-Kunt, Ash; Serven, Luis; Caprio. Jr , Gerard; Kane, Edward J.; Wodon , Quentin; Zaman, Hassan Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 24 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: Aggregate economic shocks, child schooling, and child health by Francisco H. G. Ferreira and Norbert Schady; the regulation of entry: asurvey by Simeon Djankov; how relevant is targeting to the success of an antipoverty program? ... See More +

Publication 62986 AUG 01, 2009

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Feder, Gershon; Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Schady, Norbert; Djankov, Simeon; Ravallion, Martin; Deininger, Klaus; Abadzi, Helen Disclosed

The global challenge in basic education : why continued investment in basic education is important (English)

Education has played a key role in global economic growth and poverty reduction. These gains are the result of major education investments made in the past by national governments, local governments, individuals, and donor agencies. ... See More +

Working Paper 48513 JAN 01, 2009

Mertaugh, Michael T.; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Patrinos, Harry A Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 23 (2) (English)

Symposium on foreign direct investment (FDI); collecting the pieces of the FDI knowledge spillovers puzzle; by Roger Smeets; can survey evidence shed light on spillovers from FDI? ... See More +

Publication 54866 AUG 01, 2008

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Feder, Gershon; Collins, Susan; Deaton, Angus; Eichengreen, Barry; Ndulu, Benno; Pack, Howard; Serven, Luis; Shetty, Sudhir; Walton, Michael Disclosed

Can cost-benefit analysis guide education policy in developing countries ? (English)

Cost-benefit analysis in education is an important tool in the economists' arsenal. However, it is essential that research, especially on the social benefits of education, make further progress to make cost-benefit more analysis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4568 MAR 01, 2008

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Patrinos, Harry Anthony Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Russian)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 JAN 01, 2007

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Arabic)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 JAN 01, 2007

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial : el desarrollo y la nueva generacion (Spanish)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 DEC 01, 2006

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha Japanese, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Bahasa (Indonesian))

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 SEP 23, 2006

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Japanese)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 SEP 23, 2006

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (English)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 SEP 16, 2006

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian) Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Chinese)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 SEP 13, 2006

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

Does community management help keep kids in schools? Evidence using panel data from El Salvador's EDUCO program (English)

This paper investigates how community management of schools can affect educational outcomes, such as retention and repetition rates. In our model, parents make decisions about whether their children should remain in school or not, and they monitor the performance of the teachers. ... See More +

Working Paper 81330 JUL 01, 2003

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Sawada, Yasuyuki Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 13 (3) (English)

Evaluating education reforms : four cases in developing countries; by Elizabeth M. King, and Peter F. Orazem. Do community-managed schools work? ... See More +

Publication 26451 SEP 30, 1999

Bourguignon, Francois [editor]; King, Elizabeth M.; Orazem, Peter F.; Jimenez, Emmanuel; Sawada, Yasuyuki; Kim, Jooseop; Alderman, Harold; Wohlgemuth, Darin; Tan, Jee-Peng; Lane, Julia; Lassibille, Gerard; Ferreria, Francisco H. G.; Litchfield, Julie A.; Milanovic, Branko; Jovanovic, Branko; Hakim, Guillermo; Miranda, Javier

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The World Bank research observer 30 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 113058 Publication
Does community management help keep kids in schools? Evidence using panel data from El Salvador's EDUCO program (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81291 Brief
Stuck in the middle ? human capital development and economic growth in Malaysia and Thailand (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 WPS6283 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 27 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 80524 Publication
The World Bank research observer 26 (2) (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 80523 Publication
Philippines - Private provision, public purpose : a review of the government's education service contracting program (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 61154 Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 25 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 63378 Publication
The World Bank research observer 24 (2) (English)
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AUG 01, 2009 62986 Publication
The global challenge in basic education : why continued investment in basic education is important (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 48513 Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 23 (2) (English)
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AUG 01, 2008 54866 Publication
Can cost-benefit analysis guide education policy in developing countries ? (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 WPS4568 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2007 35999 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2007 35999 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial : el desarrollo y la nueva generacion (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2006 35999 World Development Report Japanese, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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SEP 23, 2006 35999 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Japanese)
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SEP 23, 2006 35999 World Development Report Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (English)
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SEP 16, 2006 35999 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian)
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Chinese)
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SEP 13, 2006 35999 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
Does community management help keep kids in schools? Evidence using panel data from El Salvador's EDUCO program (English)
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JUL 01, 2003 81330 Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 13 (3) (English)
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SEP 30, 1999 26451 Publication