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Toward a better future : education and training for economic development in Singapore since 1965 : Hacia un futuro mejor : educacion y formacion para el desarrollo economico de Singapur desde 1965 (Spanish)

The Singapore economy has undergone significant stages of development since the 1960s. It has grown from its traditional role as a regional port and distribution center in the 1960s to an international manufacturing and service center in the 1970s and 1980s, and now into a center of science-based manufacturing and knowledge-intensive technical services. ... See More +

Publication 43968 NOV 01, 2011

Lee, Sing-Kong; Tan, Jee-Peng; Fredriksen, Birger; Goh, Chor Boon, English

The transformative effect of managing for results in primary education in Madagascar (English)

Over the past decade there has been impressive progress in access to primary education in Madagascar. However, enormous challenges remain to improve pedagogy. ... See More +

Brief 75722 SEP 14, 2010

Tan, Jee-Peng

Stepping up skills for more jobs and higher productivity (English)

This report presents a framework - Skills Toward Employment and Productivity (STEP), that provides a simple yet comprehensive way to look at skills development. ... See More +

Working Paper 55566 JUN 01, 2010

Banerji, Arup; Cunningham, Wendy; Fiszbein, Ariel; King, Elizabeth; Patrinos, Harry; Robalino, David; Tan, Jee-Peng;

The World Bank economic review 24 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: Corporate governance at the World Bank and the dilemma of global governance, by Ashwin Kaja and Eric Werker. ... See More +

Publication 73275 JUN 01, 2010

Braun, Matias; Cuaresma, Jesus Crespo; Cull, Robert; Hertel, Thomas W.; Jesse, Cornelia; Kaja, Ashwin; Lassibille, Gerard; Leister, Amanda M.; Martin, Will; Nguyen, Trang Van; Raddatz, Claudio; Scott, Kinnon; Tan, Jee-Peng; Werker, Eric

Managing for results in primary education in Madagascar : evaluating the impact of selected workflow interventions (English)

The impact of specific actions designed to streamline and tighten the workflow processes of key actors in Madagascarapos;s primary education sector are evaluated. ... See More +

Journal Article 77639 JUN 01, 2010

Lassibille, Gerard; Tan, Jee-Peng; Jesse, Cornelia; Nguyen, Trang Van

The evolving regulatory context for private education in emerging economies : discussion paper and case studies (English)

The approach to regulating private sector education is as unique as the countries in which the institutions are located. Governments are under considerable pressure as they endeavor to meet access to education targets at all levels, from basic to tertiary. ... See More +

Publication 47062 DEC 17, 2008

Bjarnason, Svava; Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Tan, Jee-Peng; Fielden, John; LaRocque, Norman French

The evolving regulatory context for private education in emerging economies : discussion paper and case studies : Evolution du contexte reglementaire pour Iapos; enseignement prive dans les economies emergentes : avant-projet et documents des pays (French)

The approach to regulating private sector education is as unique as the countries in which the institutions are located. Governments are under considerable pressure as they endeavor to meet access to education targets at all levels, from basic to tertiary. ... See More +

Publication 47062 DEC 01, 2008

Bjarnason, Svava; Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Tan, Jee-Peng; Fielden, John; LaRocque, Norman English

An African exploration of the East Asian education experience (English)

Contents of the report are as follows: East Asia education study tour: an overview of key insights by Birger Fredriksen, and Tan Jee Peng. Education in Africa: knowledge makes the difference by Mamadou Ndoye. ... See More +

Publication 43967 APR 29, 2008

Fredriksen, Birger; Peng, Tan Jee; Ndoye, Mamadou; Boon, Goh Chor; Gopinathan, S.; Kinh, Nguyen Quang; Chi, Nguyen Quoc; Lee, Chong Jae;; Benveniste, Luis; Oapos; Hare, Daniel;

An African exploration of the East Asian educatIon experience (English)

This introductory chapter summarizes the insights from the visit and relates them to the education challenges faced by countries in Sub-Saharan Africa today. ... See More +

Publication 54304 APR 29, 2008

Fredriksen, birger; Jee Peng, Tan

Toward a better future : education and training for economic development in Singapore since 1965 (English)

The Singapore economy has undergone significant stages of development since the 1960s. It has grown from its traditional role as a regional port and distribution center in the 1960s to an international manufacturing and service center in the 1970s and 1980s, and now into a center of science-based manufacturing and knowledge-intensive technical services. ... See More +

Publication 43968 APR 18, 2008

Lee, Sing-Kong; Tan, Jee-Peng; Fredriksen, Birger; Goh, Chor Boon,

Primary and secondary education in Lesotho - a Country Status Report for education (English)

This Country Status report provides an analysis of the education sector in Lesotho up to 2003/04 (and, on some dimensions, up to 2004/05), specifically, a diagnostic in orientation, which aims to assist in building a shared understanding of the education sector. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 35654 DEC 01, 2005

Xiaoyan Liang; Jee-Peng Tan; Mutumbuka, Dzingai B.

Cost and financing of education - opportunities and obstacles for expanding and improving education in Mozambique (English)

This study is part of a series of education country status reports (CSRs) that are being prepared by Bank staff in collaboration with national teams from various Sub-Saharan countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 26699 JUL 30, 2003

Nellemann, Soren; Maiga, Aminata; Ogawa, Keiichi; Rakotomalala, Ramahatra; Mingat, Alain; Jee-Peng Tan

Financing education for all by 2015 : simulations for 33 African countries : Le financement de lapos;Education pour tous en 2015 : simulations pour 33 pays dapos;Afrique subsaharienne (French)

Education for All (EFA) by 2015 is one of eight Millennium Development Goals to which 189 countries committed themselves in 2000 as part of the effort to reduce poverty and improve the welfare of their populations. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 26535 MAY 01, 2003

Mingat, Alain; Rakotomalala, Ramahatra; Jee-Peng Tan English

Tools for education : policy analysis (English)

This hands-on, interactive guide to evaluating and revamping education policy is designed to help policymakers in low-income countries identify weakness and make the most efficient use of scarce education resources. ... See More +

Publication 25947 APR 30, 2003

Mingat, Alain; Tan, Jee-Peng; Sosale, Shobhana

Education in Ethiopia : strengthening the foundations for sustainable progress - a summary of the key challenges (English)

With the end of civil war in 1991, Ethiopiaapos;s government launched a New Education and Training Policy in 1994 which, by the early 2000s, had already produced remarkable results. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 35746 JAN 01, 2003

Hinchliffe, Keith; Jee-Peng Tan Amharic

Education in Ethiopia : strengthening the foundations for sustainable progress - a summary of the key challenges (Amharic)

With the end of civil war in 1991, Ethiopiaapos;s government launched a New Education and Training Policy in 1994 which, by the early 2000s, had already produced remarkable results. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 35746 JAN 01, 2003

Hinchliffe, Keith; Jee-Peng Tan English

Financing education for all by 2015 : simulations for 33 African countries (English)

Education for All (EFA) by 2015 is one of eight Millennium Development Goals to which 189 countries committed themselves in 2000 as part of the effort to reduce poverty and improve the welfare of their populations. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 26535 JUN 01, 2002

Mingat, Alain; Rakotomalala, Ramahatra; Jee-Peng Tan French

Economic analysis of investment operations analytical tools and practical applications (English)

This publication presents general principles and methodologies that are applicable across sectors, including quantitative risk analysis. It provides both theory and practice about how to evaluate transportation, health, and education projects; and explains how to assess the environmental impact of projects. ... See More +

Publication 29821 FEB 01, 2002

Tan, Jee-Peng; Anderson, Jock R.; Belli, Pedro; Barnum, Howard N.; Dixon, John A Vietnamese

A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies : Core techniques and cross-cutting issues (English)

This sourcebook was written to assist low-income countries with the development and strengthening of their poverty reduction strategies. This book has been designed as a resource for analysis and discourse on poverty reduction policies and programs at the country level. ... See More +

Publication 29800 JAN 01, 2002

Klugman, Jeni [editor]; Coudouel, Aline; Hentschel, Jesko S.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Yitzaki, Shlomo; Prennushi, Giovanna; Rubio, Gloria; Subbarao, Kalanidhi; Christiaensen, Luc; Scott, Christopher; Achikbache, Bahjat; Belkindas, Misha; Dinc, Mustafa; Eele, Graham; Swanson, Eric; Fozzard, Adrian; Holmes, Malcolm; Withers, Kate; Tikare, Seema; Youssef, Deborah; Donnelly-Roark, Paula; Shah, Parmesh; Girishankar, Navin; Hammergren, Linn; Knack, Stephen; Levy, Brian; Litvack, Jennie; Manning, Nicholas; Messick, Richard; Rinne, Jeffrey; Sutch, Helen; Dongier, Philippe; Domelen, Julie Van; Ostrom, Elinor; Rizvi, Andrea; Wakeman, Wendy; Bebbington, Anthony; Alkire, Sabina; Esmail, Talib; Polski, Margaret; Bamberger, Michael; Blackden, Mark; Fort, Lucia; Manoukian, Violeta; Bojö, Jan; Bucknall, Julia; Hamilton, Kirk; Kishor, Nalin; Kraus, Christiane; Pillai, Poonam; Mozammel, Masud; Zatlokal, Barbara; Ames, Brian; Brown, Ward; Devarajan, Shanta; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Hoekman, Bernard; Michalopoulos, Constantine; Schiff, Maurice; Tarr, David; Cord, Louise; Baharoglu, Deniz; Kessides, Christine; Ezemenari, Kene; Grosh, Margaret; Sherburne-Benz, Lynn; Claeson, Mariam; Griffin, Charles C.; Johnston, Timothy A.; McLachlan, Mildred; Soucat, Agnes L. B.; Wagstaff, Adam; Yazbeck, Abdo S.; Aoki, Aya; Bruns, Barbara; Drabble, Michael; Marope, Mmantsetsa; Mingat, Alain; Moock, Peter; Murphy, Patrick; Paci, Pierella; Patrinos, Harry; Tan, Jee-Peng; Thomas, Christopher; Winter, Carolyn; Yang, Hongyu; Lamech, Ranjit; Oapos;Sullivan, Kyran; Gannon, Colin; Gwilliam, Kenneth; Liu, Zhi; Malmberg-Calvo, Christina; Bosch, Christophe; Hommann, Kirsten; Sadoff, Claudia; Travers, Lee; Kenny, Charles; Navas-Sabater, Juan

A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies (Vol. 2) : Macroeconomic and sectoral approaches (English)

This sourcebook was written to assist low-income countries with the development and strengthening of their poverty reduction strategies. This book has been designed as a resource for analysis and discourse on poverty reduction policies and programs at the country level. ... See More +

Publication 29800 JAN 01, 2002

Klugman, Jeni [editor]; Coudouel, Aline; Hentschel, Jesko S.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Yitzaki, Shlomo; Prennushi, Giovanna; Rubio, Gloria; Subbarao, Kalanidhi; Christiaensen, Luc; Scott, Christopher; Achikbache, Bahjat; Belkindas, Misha; Dinc, Mustafa; Eele, Graham; Swanson, Eric; Fozzard, Adrian; Holmes, Malcolm; Withers, Kate; Tikare, Seema; Youssef, Deborah; Donnelly-Roark, Paula; Shah, Parmesh; Girishankar, Navin; Hammergren, Linn; Knack, Stephen; Levy, Brian; Litvack, Jennie; Manning, Nicholas; Messick, Richard; Rinne, Jeffrey; Sutch, Helen; Dongier, Philippe; Domelen, Julie Van; Ostrom, Elinor; Rizvi, Andrea; Wakeman, Wendy; Bebbington, Anthony; Alkire, Sabina; Esmail, Talib; Polski, Margaret; Bamberger, Michael; Blackden, Mark; Fort, Lucia; Manoukian, Violeta; Bojö, Jan; Bucknall, Julia; Hamilton, Kirk; Kishor, Nalin; Kraus, Christiane; Pillai, Poonam; Mozammel, Masud; Zatlokal, Barbara; Ames, Brian; Brown, Ward; Devarajan, Shanta; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Hoekman, Bernard; Michalopoulos, Constantine; Schiff, Maurice; Tarr, David; Cord, Louise; Baharoglu, Deniz; Kessides, Christine; Ezemenari, Kene; Grosh, Margaret; Sherburne-Benz, Lynn; Claeson, Mariam; Griffin, Charles C.; Johnston, Timothy A.; McLachlan, Mildred; Soucat, Agnes L. B.; Wagstaff, Adam; Yazbeck, Abdo S.; Aoki, Aya; Bruns, Barbara; Drabble, Michael; Marope, Mmantsetsa; Mingat, Alain; Moock, Peter; Murphy, Patrick; Paci, Pierella; Patrinos, Harry; Tan, Jee-Peng; Thomas, Christopher; Winter, Carolyn; Yang, Hongyu; Lamech, Ranjit; Oapos;Sullivan, Kyran; Gannon, Colin; Gwilliam, Kenneth; Liu, Zhi; Malmberg-Calvo, Christina; Bosch, Christophe; Hommann, Kirsten; Sadoff, Claudia; Travers, Lee; Kenny, Charles; Navas-Sabater, Juan

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Toward a better future : education and training for economic development in Singapore since 1965 : Hacia un futuro mejor : educacion y formacion para el desarrollo economico de Singapur desde 1965 (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2011 43968 Publication English
The transformative effect of managing for results in primary education in Madagascar (English)
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SEP 14, 2010 75722 Brief
Stepping up skills for more jobs and higher productivity (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 55566 Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 24 (2) (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 73275 Publication
Managing for results in primary education in Madagascar : evaluating the impact of selected workflow interventions (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 77639 Journal Article
The evolving regulatory context for private education in emerging economies : discussion paper and case studies (English)
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DEC 17, 2008 47062 Publication French
The evolving regulatory context for private education in emerging economies : discussion paper and case studies : Evolution du contexte reglementaire pour Iapos; enseignement prive dans les economies emergentes : avant-projet et documents des pays (French)
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DEC 01, 2008 47062 Publication English
An African exploration of the East Asian education experience (English)
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APR 29, 2008 43967 Publication
An African exploration of the East Asian educatIon experience (English)
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APR 29, 2008 54304 Publication
Toward a better future : education and training for economic development in Singapore since 1965 (English)
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APR 18, 2008 43968 Publication
Primary and secondary education in Lesotho - a Country Status Report for education (English)
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DEC 01, 2005 35654 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Cost and financing of education - opportunities and obstacles for expanding and improving education in Mozambique (English)
See More +
JUL 30, 2003 26699 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Financing education for all by 2015 : simulations for 33 African countries : Le financement de lapos;Education pour tous en 2015 : simulations pour 33 pays dapos;Afrique subsaharienne (French)
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MAY 01, 2003 26535 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Tools for education : policy analysis (English)
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APR 30, 2003 25947 Publication
Education in Ethiopia : strengthening the foundations for sustainable progress - a summary of the key challenges (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 35746 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Amharic
Education in Ethiopia : strengthening the foundations for sustainable progress - a summary of the key challenges (Amharic)
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JAN 01, 2003 35746 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Financing education for all by 2015 : simulations for 33 African countries (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2002 26535 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French
Economic analysis of investment operations analytical tools and practical applications (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2002 29821 Publication Vietnamese
A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies : Core techniques and cross-cutting issues (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2002 29800 Publication
A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies (Vol. 2) : Macroeconomic and sectoral approaches (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2002 29800 Publication