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It is time to factor natural disasters into macroeconomic scenarios (English)

Over the recent year, humanity has faced natural disasters of unprecedented magnitude and impact. However, governments and international aid organizations do not systematically plan for preventing and mitigating the effects of natural disasters, and macroeconomic scenarios seldom take into account the results of their increasing incidence, damages, and costs. ... See More +

Brief 60414 MAR 01, 2011

Thomas, Vinod Disclosed

A vision for development : dialogues on the work of Vinod Thomas (English)

This book examines the 35-year career of Vinod Thomas. He spent those 35 years within the World Bank Group in different positions and in different regions. ... See More +

Publication 73355 JAN 01, 2011

Rist, Ray C. [editor]; Wolfensohn, James D.; Thomas, Vinod; Summers, Lawrence H.l; Fischer, Stanley; Leipziger, Danny M.; Nash, John; Edwards, Sebastian; Hutcheson, Thomas; Keesing, Donald; Matin, Kazi; Pursell, Garry; Yeats, Alexander J.; Dailami, Mansoor; Dhareshwar, Ashok; Kaufmann, Daniel; Kishor, Nalin; Lopez, Ramon; Wang, Yan; Stiglitz, Joseph; dos Reis Velloso, Joao Paulo; Junguito, Roberto; Mohan, Rakesh; Tolley, George S.; Georgieva, Kristalina; Gressani, Daniela; Grasso, Patrick; Boehmer, Hans-Martin; Tominaga, Jiro Disclosed

Overlooked links in the results chain (English)

This paper focuses on evaluations with findings that challenge important assumptions of the development field. Its objective is to pinpoint the areas to watch for in operations or policies that are decisive for results. ... See More +

Publication 63685 JAN 01, 2011

Thomas, Vinod; Luo, Xubei Disclosed

Poverty reduction support credits : an evaluation of World Bank support (English)

The goal of Poverty Reduction Support Credits (PRSCs), introduced in early 2001 under World Bank Interim guidelines, was to help countries implement comprehensive, country-owned development strategies to promote growth, improve social conditions, and reduce poverty. ... See More +

Publication 55026 MAY 21, 2010

Thomas, Vinod; Gray, Cheryl; Sundberg, Mark Disclosed

The quality of growth : fiscal policies for better results (English)

The world faces unprecedented opportunities to reduce global poverty and improve human welfare. Strong global growth and better economic policies in recent years have substantially reduced poverty in many developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 59625 AUG 05, 2008

Lopez, Ramon E.; Thomas, Vinod; Wang, Yan Disclosed

Egypt - Country assistance evaluation (English)

Between fiscal 1999 and fiscal 2007, the period under review in this Country Assistance Evaluation (CAE), Egypt's economic performance improved substantially, particularly after 2004, following improvements in economic management, structural reforms, and correction of the exchange rate. ... See More +

Brief 52605 JUN 20, 2008

Thomas, Vinod Disclosed

Ethiopia : Country assistance evaluation, 1998-2006 (English)

Ethiopia is among the World Bank's largest IDA-eligible borrowers in Sub-Saharan Africa, with a country portfolio comprising 22 active projects for a total net commitment of US$2 billion as of end-FY07. ... See More +

Brief 42949 MAR 06, 2008

Thomas, Vinod Disclosed

Evaluation of World Bank support for public sector reform (English)

The effectiveness and efficiency of a country's public sector is vital to the success of development activities, including those the World Bank supports. ... See More +

Brief 42948 FEB 26, 2008

Thomas, Vinod Disclosed

Vozens jovens : Um olhar das organizacoes e movimientos de juventude sobre o Brasil do seculo XXI : Vozens Jovens : Um Olhar das Organizacoes e Movimientos de Juventude sobre o Brasil do Seculo XXI (Portuguese)

Young Brazilians share their recommendations on the 2004-2007 Brazil Country Assistance Strategy (CAS). The participatory approach to the design of this CAS included over 100 Brazilian youth organizations, including faith-based groups, human rights groups, indigenous organizations, and groups dedicated to race, gender, social equity and the environment. ... See More +

Working Paper 33342 DEC 01, 2004

Weiss, Zeze [editor]; Coelho, Milton R. [translator]; Dulci, Luiz; Thomas, Vinod; Sanchez, Juan Felipe; Rodriguez, Ernesto; De Leon, Alessandro; Florentino, Renata Disclosed

Development outreach 3 (1) : the quality of growth (English)

The quality of growth: key to less poverty and better lives for all; by Vinod Tomas, Mansoor Dailami, Ashok Dhareshwar, Daniel Kaufmann, Nalin Kishor, Ramon Lopez, and Yan Wang. ... See More +

Newsletter 23210 DEC 31, 2001

McNeil, Mary [editor]; Thomas, Vinod; Dailami, Mansoor; Dhareshwar, Ashok; Kaufmann, Daniel; Kishor, Nalin; Lopez, Ramon; Yan Wang; Bandyopadhyay, Sudeshna; Birdsall, Nancy; Agarwal, Anil; Litan, Robert E.; Naidoo, Kumi; Moreno Ocampo, Luis; Calvo, Sara Disclosed

Measuring education inequality - Gini coefficients of education (English)

The authors use a Gini index to measure inequality in educational attainment. They present two methods (direct and indirect) for calculating an education Gini index, and generate a quinquennial data set on education Gini indexes for the over-15-population in 85 countries (1960-90). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2525 JAN 31, 2001

Thomas, Vinod; Wang, Yan; Fan, Xibo

The quality of growth : A qualidade do crescimento (Portuguese)

This book is presented in the spirit of continuous inquiry and feedback in framing development thinking. It reaffirms the crucial contribution of market-friendly policies. ... See More +

Publication 20924 JAN 01, 2001

Thomas, Vinod; Dailimi, Mansoor; Dhareshwar, Ashok; Kaufmann, Daniel; Kishor, Nalin; Lopez, Ramon; Yan Wang Spanish, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Evaluation and poverty reduction (English)

Foreword by James D. Wolfensohn. Welcome addresses by Jan Piercy, and Elizabeth McAllister. Synthesis and overview by Osvaldo Feinstein, and Detlev Puetz. ... See More +

Publication 43623 JAN 01, 2001

Wolfensohn, James D.; Piercy, Jan; McAllister, Elizabeth; Feinstein, Osvaldo; Puetz, Detlev; Dasgupta, Partha; Stiglitz, Joseph; Thomas, Vinod; Evans, Alison;; Mensah, Moise; Dabelstein, Niels; Ezemenari, Kene; Rudqvist, Anders; Subbarao, Kalanidhi; Cook, Thomas; Heckman, James; Marchant, Timothy; Gavian, Sarah;; Eriksson, John; Weiss, Carol H.; Jackson, Edward T.; Stame, Nicoletta; Sartorius, Rolf; Marsden, David; Thorbecke, Erik; Gerster, Richard; Shepherd, Andrew;; Damiani, Octavio; Cohen, Monique; Malhotra, Mohini; Braun, Joachim von; Bishay, Mona; Malik, Sohail J.; Tendler, Judith; Carvalho, Soniya; Lustig, Nora;; Legovini, Arianna; Gaiha, Raghav; Stout, Susan; Goodman, Margaret; Stewart, Frances; Haddad, Lawrence; Kaufmann, Daniel; Shah, Anwar; Titsworth, Jack;; Girishankar, Navin; Zaki, El Sayed; Ahrned, Salehuddin; Rafi, Mohammad; Fiszbein, Ariel; Figueroa, Adolfo; Fernandes, Aloysius; Stewart, Frances; Kanbur, Ravi;; Braun, Joachim von; Lustig, Nora; Picciotto, Robert; Disclosed

The quality of growth : The quality of growth : an excerpt (Russian)

This book is presented in the spirit of continuous inquiry and feedback in framing development thinking. It reaffirms the crucial contribution of market-friendly policies. ... See More +

Publication 20924 SEP 30, 2000

Thomas, Vinod; Dailimi, Mansoor; Dhareshwar, Ashok; Kaufmann, Daniel; Kishor, Nalin; Lopez, Ramon; Yan Wang Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese, English

The quality of growth : La calidad del crecimiento : resumen (Spanish)

This book is presented in the spirit of continuous inquiry and feedback in framing development thinking. It reaffirms the crucial contribution of market-friendly policies. ... See More +

Publication 20924 SEP 30, 2000

Thomas, Vinod; Dailimi, Mansoor; Dhareshwar, Ashok; Kaufmann, Daniel; Kishor, Nalin; Lopez, Ramon; Yan Wang Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English

The quality of growth (Chinese)

This book is presented in the spirit of continuous inquiry and feedback in framing development thinking. It reaffirms the crucial contribution of market-friendly policies. ... See More +

Publication 20924 SEP 30, 2000

Thomas, Vinod; Dailimi, Mansoor; Dhareshwar, Ashok; Kaufmann, Daniel; Kishor, Nalin; Lopez, Ramon; Yan Wang Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, English

The quality of growth (English)

This book is presented in the spirit of continuous inquiry and feedback in framing development thinking. It reaffirms the crucial contribution of market-friendly policies. ... See More +

Publication 20924 SEP 30, 2000

Thomas, Vinod; Dailimi, Mansoor; Dhareshwar, Ashok; Kaufmann, Daniel; Kishor, Nalin; Lopez, Ramon; Yan Wang Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese

Development outreach 2 (1) : the aftermath of the WTO - what lies ahead in the new millennium (English)

What our readers think : Peace and development - one struggle, two fronts; by Kofi Annan. Development Report : what lies ahead in the new millennium? ... See More +

Newsletter 23209 JAN 31, 2000

Annan, Kofi; Ralston Saul, John; Olorunyomi, Dapo; Mbeki, Thabo; Aslund, Anders; Havel, Vaclav; Leipziger, Danny; Iglesias, Enrique V.; Aiyar, Swaminathan S.; Thomas, Vinod; Madani,Dorsati; Martin, Will; Page, John; Nanivska, Vira Disclosed

The quality of growth (Chinese)

This book is presented in the spirit of continuous inquiry and feedback in framing development thinking. It reaffirms the crucial contribution of market-friendly policies. ... See More +

Publication 20924 JAN 01, 2000

Thomas, Vinod; Dailimi, Mansoor; Dhareshwar, Ashok; Kaufmann, Daniel; Kishor, Nalin; Lopez, Ramon; Yan Wang Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, English Disclosed

The quality of growth : Qualite de la croissance (French)

This book is presented in the spirit of continuous inquiry and feedback in framing development thinking. It reaffirms the crucial contribution of market-friendly policies. ... See More +

Publication 20924 JAN 01, 2000

Thomas, Vinod; Dailimi, Mansoor; Dhareshwar, Ashok; Kaufmann, Daniel; Kishor, Nalin; Lopez, Ramon; Yan Wang Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, English Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
It is time to factor natural disasters into macroeconomic scenarios (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 60414 Brief
A vision for development : dialogues on the work of Vinod Thomas (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 73355 Publication
Overlooked links in the results chain (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 63685 Publication
Poverty reduction support credits : an evaluation of World Bank support (English)
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MAY 21, 2010 55026 Publication
The quality of growth : fiscal policies for better results (English)
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AUG 05, 2008 59625 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Egypt - Country assistance evaluation (English)
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JUN 20, 2008 52605 Brief
Ethiopia : Country assistance evaluation, 1998-2006 (English)
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MAR 06, 2008 42949 Brief
Evaluation of World Bank support for public sector reform (English)
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FEB 26, 2008 42948 Brief
Vozens jovens : Um olhar das organizacoes e movimientos de juventude sobre o Brasil do seculo XXI : Vozens Jovens : Um Olhar das Organizacoes e Movimientos de Juventude sobre o Brasil do Seculo XXI (Portuguese)
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DEC 01, 2004 33342 Working Paper
Development outreach 3 (1) : the quality of growth (English)
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DEC 31, 2001 23210 Newsletter
Measuring education inequality - Gini coefficients of education (English)
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JAN 31, 2001 WPS2525 Policy Research Working Paper
The quality of growth : A qualidade do crescimento (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2001 20924 Publication Spanish, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Evaluation and poverty reduction (English)
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JAN 01, 2001 43623 Publication
The quality of growth : The quality of growth : an excerpt (Russian)
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SEP 30, 2000 20924 Publication Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese, English
The quality of growth : La calidad del crecimiento : resumen (Spanish)
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SEP 30, 2000 20924 Publication Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
The quality of growth (Chinese)
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SEP 30, 2000 20924 Publication Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, English
The quality of growth (English)
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SEP 30, 2000 20924 Publication Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese
Development outreach 2 (1) : the aftermath of the WTO - what lies ahead in the new millennium (English)
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JAN 31, 2000 23209 Newsletter
The quality of growth (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2000 20924 Publication Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, English
The quality of growth : Qualite de la croissance (French)
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JAN 01, 2000 20924 Publication Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, English