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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

Evaluative directions for the World Bank Group's safeguards and sustainability policies (English)

The financial and food crises are reminders of the growing challenges countries face in sustaining economic growth and lifting the living standards of the poor. ... See More +

Publication 63683 JAN 01, 2011

Freeman, Ade; Thomas, Vinod; Dani, Anis

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

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

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

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; Sundberg, Mark; Gray, Cheryl

The effect of fiscal policies on the quality of growth (English)

In a recent report on middle-income countries, the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) found that countries and the World Bank Group have been relatively effective in the overarching priority of promoting growth and reducing poverty, but not in addressing rising inequality, governance and corruption, or environmental degradation. ... See More +

Brief 53855 JAN 01, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

Linking individual, organizational, and institutional capacity building to results (English)

Achieving rapid development calls for improved capacity in the public and private sectors to support development policies and projects. The World Bank recognizes that capacity building is a long-term process requiring a systemic approach. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 38915 DEC 01, 2006

Vinod, Thomas

From inside Brazil - development in a land of contrasts (English)

The overarching theme of the book is development in a land of contrasts. There have been large economic, social, and political changes. The mass of society is far more expressive and politically involved today. ... See More +

Publication 35549 JAN 01, 2006

Thomas, Vinod

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

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

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

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

Wang, Yan; Thomas, Vinod; 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 English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese

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

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;; Wolfensohn, James D.; Piercy, Jan; McAllister, Elizabeth; Feinstein, Osvaldo; Puetz, Detlev; Dasgupta, Partha; Stiglitz, Joseph; Thomas, Vinod; Evans, Alison;; Legovini, Arianna; Gaiha, Raghav; Stout, Susan; Goodman, Margaret; Stewart, Frances; Haddad, Lawrence; Kaufmann, Daniel; Shah, Anwar; Titsworth, Jack;; Braun, Joachim von; Lustig, Nora; Picciotto, Robert;; Damiani, Octavio; Cohen, Monique; Malhotra, Mohini; Braun, Joachim von; Bishay, Mona; Malik, Sohail J.; Tendler, Judith; Carvalho, Soniya; Lustig, Nora;; Girishankar, Navin; Zaki, El Sayed; Ahrned, Salehuddin; Rafi, Mohammad; Fiszbein, Ariel; Figueroa, Adolfo; Fernandes, Aloysius; Stewart, Frances; Kanbur, Ravi;

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 Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

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 English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

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 English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Chinese

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
Evaluative directions for the World Bank Group's safeguards and sustainability policies (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 63683 Publication
Overlooked links in the results chain (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 63685 Publication
A vision for development : dialogues on the work of Vinod Thomas (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 73355 Publication
Poverty reduction support credits : an evaluation of World Bank support (English)
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MAY 21, 2010 55026 Publication
The effect of fiscal policies on the quality of growth (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 53855 Brief
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
Linking individual, organizational, and institutional capacity building to results (English)
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DEC 01, 2006 38915 WBI Working Paper
From inside Brazil - development in a land of contrasts (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 35549 Publication
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 : Development outreach 3 (1) (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 English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese
Evaluation and poverty reduction (English)
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JAN 01, 2001 43623 Publication
The quality of growth (English)
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SEP 30, 2000 20924 Publication Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese
The quality of growth : The quality of growth : an excerpt (Russian)
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SEP 30, 2000 20924 Publication English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese
The quality of growth : La calidad del crecimiento : resumen (Spanish)
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SEP 30, 2000 20924 Publication English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Chinese