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Well begun, but aiming higher: a review of Vietnam's education trends in the past 20 years and emerging challenges (English)

Given its modest position as a lower-middle-income country, Vietnam stands out from the rest of the world with its remarkable performance on standardized test scores, school enrollment, and completed years of schooling. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8112 JUN 26, 2017

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Glewwe,Paul W. Disclosed

Does child sponsorship pay off in adulthood ? an international study of impacts on income and wealth (English)

This research estimates the impact of international child sponsorship on adult income and wealth of formerly sponsored children using data on 10,144 individuals in six countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7563 FEB 10, 2016

Wydick,Bruce W.; Glewwe,Paul W.; Rutledge,Laine Disclosed

The impact of school quality, socio-economic factors and child health on students academic performance : evidence from Sri Lankan primary schools (English)

One of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is that all children in developing countries should complete primary education. Much progress has been made toward this goal, but completing primary school does not ensure that students attain basic literacy and numeracy skills. ... See More +

Journal Article 78991 JAN 01, 2013

Aturupane, Harsha; Glewwe, Paul; Wisniewski, Suzanne Disclosed

Impact of decentralized data entry on the quality of household survey data in developing countries : evidence from a randomized experiment in Vietnam (English)

Computers were provided to randomly selected districts participating in a household survey in Vietnam to assess the impact on data quality of entering data within a day or two of completing the interview rather than several weeks later in the provincial capital. ... See More +

Journal Article 77563 JAN 01, 2008

Glewwe, Paul ; Hoang Dang, Hai-Anh Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 22 (1) (English)

This issue includes the following: post conflict transition: an overview, by Ibrahim Ahmed Elbadawi. Short-and long-term effects of United Nations peace operations, by Nicholas Sambanis. ... See More +

Publication 51345 JAN 01, 2008

Elbadawi, Ibrahim Ahmed; Sambanis, Nicholas; Keefer, Philip; Chen, Siyan; Loayza, Norman V.; Reynal-Querol, Marta; Adam, Christopher; Collier, Paul;; Davies, Victor A.B.; Kaltani, Linda; Schmidt-Hebbel, Klaus; Filmer, Deon; Glewwe, Paul; Dang, Hai-Anh Hoang; Disclosed

Methodologies to evaluate early childhood development programs (English)

Awareness of child development is increasing in developing countries. The health sector has advocated for early child development programmes for children with low birth weight, developmental delays, and from low-income disadvantaged environments. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 42383 DEC 01, 2007

Behrman , Jere R ; Glewwe , Paul ; Miguel , Edward Disclosed

Science, technology and skills (English)

The invention of agriculture that occurred around 10,000 years ago heralded a shift from nomadic hunting and gathering to more managed forms of food, feed and fiber production. ... See More +

Working Paper 41371 JUL 20, 2007

Pardey, Philip; Alston, Julian; James, Jenni; Glewwe, Paul; Binenbaum, Eran; Hurley, Terry; Wood, Stanley

The impact of school quality, socio-economic factors, and child health on students' academic performance : evidence from Sri Lankan primary schools (English)

One of the eight millennium development goals is that all children in developing countries should complete primary education. Much progress has been made toward this goal, but completing primary school does not ensure that students have attained basic literacy and numeracy skills. ... See More +

Working Paper 47033 JUL 01, 2007

Aturupane, Harsha; Glewwe, Paul; Wisniewski, Suzanne Disclosed

Economic growth, poverty, and household welfare in Vietnam (English)

Viet Nam is an economic success story - it transformed itself from a country in the 1980s as one of the poorest in the world, to a country in the 1990s with one of the world's highest growth rates. ... See More +

Publication 29086 JAN 01, 2004

Glewwe, Paul [editor]; Agrawal, Nisha [editor]; Dollar, David [editor]; Gallup, John Luke; Vijverberg, Wim P.M.; Haughton, Jonathan; Benjamin, Dwayne; Brandt, Loren; van de Walle, Dominique; Minot, Nicholas; Baulch, Bob; Truong Thi Kim Chuyen; Haughton, Dominique; Wagstaff, Adam; Nga Nguyet Nguyen; Koch, Stefanie; Bui Linh Nguyen; Trivedi, Pravin K.; Edmonds, Eric; Tirk, Carrie; Phong Nguyen; Cox, Donald Disclosed

Economic mobility in Vietnam in the 1990s (English)

Vietnam's high economic growth in the 1990s led to sharp reductions in poverty, yet over the same time period inequality increased. This increased inequality may be less worrisome if Vietnamese households experience a high degree of income mobility over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2838 MAY 31, 2002

Glewwe, Paul; Phong Nguyen

Child nutrition, economic growth, and the provision of health care services in Vietnam in the 1990s (English)

Vietnam's rapid economic growth in the 1990s greatly increased the incomes of Vietnamese households, which led to a dramatic decline in poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2776 FEB 28, 2002

Glewwe, Paul; Koch, Stefanie; Bui Linh Nguyen

The World Bank economic review 15 (1) (English)

Circumstance and choice: the role of initial conditions and policies in transition economies; by Martha de Melo, Cevdet Denizer, Allan Gelb and Stoyan Tenev. ... See More +

Publication 35055 JAN 01, 2001

Bourguignon, Francois [editor]; de Melo, Martha; Denizer, Cevdet; Gelb, Allan; Tanev, Stoyan; Alderman, Harold; Collier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke; Pattillo, Catherine; Glewwe, Paul; King, Elizabeth M.; Ravallion, Martin; van de Walle, Dominique; Gunewardena, Dileni; Beck, Thorsten; Clarke, George; Groff, Alberto; Keefer, Philip; Walsh, Patrick Disclosed

The impact of early childhood nutritional status on cognitive development : does the timing of malnutrition matter? (English)

This article uses longitudinal data from the Philippines to examine whether the timing of malnutrition in early childhood is a critical factor in determining subsequent cognitive development. ... See More +

Journal Article 77347 JAN 01, 2001

Glewwe, Paul; King, Elizabeth M. Disclosed

Designing household survey questionnaires for developing countries : lessons from 15 years of the Living Standards Measurement Study (Vol. 3) : Volume Three (English)

The objective of this book is to provide detailed advice on how to design multi-topic household surveys based on the experience of past household surveys. ... See More +

Publication 20731 MAY 31, 2000

Grosh, Margaret [editor]; Glewwe, Paul [editor]

Designing household survey questionnaires for developing countries : lessons from 15 years of the Living Standards Measurement Study : Volume One (English)

The objective of this book is to provide detailed advice on how to design multi-topic household surveys based on the experience of past household surveys. ... See More +

Publication 20731 MAY 31, 2000

Grosh, Margaret [editor]; Glewwe, Paul [editor]

Designing household survey questionnaires for developing countries : lessons from 15 years of the Living Standards Measurement Study (Vol. 2) : Volume Two (English)

The objective of this book is to provide detailed advice on how to design multi-topic household surveys based on the experience of past household surveys. ... See More +

Publication 20731 MAY 31, 2000

Grosh, Margaret [editor]; Glewwe, Paul [editor]

Transition 11 (2) (English)

Prospects and challenges for Russia : Davidson Institute surveys 100 leading transition economists; by Jan Svejnar. Ten years of transition : lessons drawn. ... See More +

Newsletter 20508 APR 30, 2000

Hirschler, Richard [editor]; Svejnar, Jan; Kornai, Janos; Collier, Paul; Hellman, Joel S.; Jones, Geraint; Kaufmann, Daniel; Chi Fulin; Dollar, David; Kraay, Aart; Ziacik, Terri; Grava, LarsN.; Putnina, Sanda; Sarajevs, Vadims; Snelbecker, David; Dekhtiarchuck, Marta; Lanen, William N.; Benjamin, Dwayne; Brandt, Loren; Glewwe, Paul; Guo Li; Ellman, Michael; Sutela, Pekka; Burkart, Mike; Wallner, Klaus; Grosfeld, Irena; Senik-Leygonie, Claudia; Verdier,Thierry; Kolenikov, Stanislav; Paltseva, Elena

Who gained from Vietnam's boom in the 1990s? An analysis of poverty and inequality trends (English)

The authors assess the extent to which Vietnam's rapid economic growth in the 1990s was accompanied by reductions in poverty. They also investigate factors that contribute to certain households benefiting more than others. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2275 JAN 31, 2000

Glewwe, Paul; Gragnolatti, Michele; Zaman, Hassan

Household welfare and Vietnam's transition (English)

Vietnam's development since 1985 provides important lessons for economic and social policy. Among the world's 40 poorest countries in 1985, Vietnam has since had the fastest growth rate. ... See More +

Publication 18081 MAY 31, 1998

Dollar, David; Glewwe, Paul; Litvack, Jennie [editors]

The role of the private sector in education in Vietnam : evidence from the Vietnam Living Standards Survey (English)

This paper uses data from the 1992-93 Vietnam Living Standards Survey (VLSS) to examine the nature of private schooling in Vietnam. Although the number of private schools is small, it is growing in both urban and rural areas, and the cost to parents of most private schools is not much higher than the cost of attending public schools. ... See More +

Publication LSM132 MAR 31, 1998

Glewwe, Paul; Patrinos, Harry Anthony

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Well begun, but aiming higher: a review of Vietnam's education trends in the past 20 years and emerging challenges (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8112 Policy Research Working Paper
Does child sponsorship pay off in adulthood ? an international study of impacts on income and wealth (English)
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FEB 10, 2016 WPS7563 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of school quality, socio-economic factors and child health on students academic performance : evidence from Sri Lankan primary schools (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 78991 Journal Article
Impact of decentralized data entry on the quality of household survey data in developing countries : evidence from a randomized experiment in Vietnam (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 77563 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 22 (1) (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 51345 Publication
Methodologies to evaluate early childhood development programs (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 42383 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Science, technology and skills (English)
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JUL 20, 2007 41371 Working Paper
The impact of school quality, socio-economic factors, and child health on students' academic performance : evidence from Sri Lankan primary schools (English)
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JUL 01, 2007 47033 Working Paper
Economic growth, poverty, and household welfare in Vietnam (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 29086 Publication
Economic mobility in Vietnam in the 1990s (English)
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MAY 31, 2002 WPS2838 Policy Research Working Paper
Child nutrition, economic growth, and the provision of health care services in Vietnam in the 1990s (English)
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FEB 28, 2002 WPS2776 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 15 (1) (English)
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JAN 01, 2001 35055 Publication
The impact of early childhood nutritional status on cognitive development : does the timing of malnutrition matter? (English)
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JAN 01, 2001 77347 Journal Article
Designing household survey questionnaires for developing countries : lessons from 15 years of the Living Standards Measurement Study (Vol. 3) : Volume Three (English)
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MAY 31, 2000 20731 Publication
Designing household survey questionnaires for developing countries : lessons from 15 years of the Living Standards Measurement Study : Volume One (English)
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MAY 31, 2000 20731 Publication
Designing household survey questionnaires for developing countries : lessons from 15 years of the Living Standards Measurement Study (Vol. 2) : Volume Two (English)
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MAY 31, 2000 20731 Publication
Transition 11 (2) (English)
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APR 30, 2000 20508 Newsletter
Who gained from Vietnam's boom in the 1990s? An analysis of poverty and inequality trends (English)
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JAN 31, 2000 WPS2275 Policy Research Working Paper
Household welfare and Vietnam's transition (English)
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MAY 31, 1998 18081 Publication
The role of the private sector in education in Vietnam : evidence from the Vietnam Living Standards Survey (English)
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MAR 31, 1998 LSM132 Publication