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Disclosable Restructuring and (or) Additional Financing Paper - Mauritius Statistical Capacity Building Project - P163248 (English)

Project Paper RES40132 DEC 27, 2019

Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

World Bank in Mauritius (English)

As a global development institution, the World Bank’s mission is to support Mauritius in its continuing path to economic and social development to the benefit of all citizens. ... See More +

Working Paper 141916 SEP 01, 2019

Von Uexkull,Jan Erik; Echandi,Roberto; Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

Evaluating the Accuracy of Homeowners' Self-Assessed Rent in Metropolitan Lima (English)

Attributing a rental value to homeowners' dwellings is essential in different contexts, including poverty and inequality analysis, the compilation of national accounts, consumer price indexes, and estimation of purchasing power parity indexes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8983 AUG 15, 2019

Ceriani,Lidia; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel; Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

Evaluating the Accuracy of Homeowners’ Self-Assessed Rent in Metropolitan Lima (English)

Attributing a rental value to homeowners’ dwellings is essential in different contexts, including poverty and inequality analysis, the compilation of national accounts, consumer price indexes, and estimation of purchasing power parity indexes. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 141098 AUG 15, 2019

Ceriani,Lidia; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel; Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

Housing, Imputed Rent, and Households' Welfare (English)

Housing is the largest durable good consumed by households. As such, any consumption-based measure of welfare, to be comprehensive, must include the value of the flow of services households derive from their dwellings, the so-called imputed rent. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8955 AUG 06, 2019

Ceriani,Lidia; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel; Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

Housing, Imputed Rent, and Households' Welfare (English)

Housing is the largest durable good consumed by households. As such, any consumption-based measure of welfare, to be comprehensive, must include the value of the flow of services households derive from their dwellings, the so-called imputed rent. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 140352 AUG 06, 2019

Ceriani,Lidia; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel; Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

Disclosable Restructuring and (or) Additional Financing Paper - Mauritius Statistical Capacity Building Project - P163248 (English)

The project development objective is to strengthen the capacity of Statistics Mauritius to collect a comprehensive set of household data, support and strengthen the analytical capacity of Statistics Mauritius, and enhance statistical data production and dissemination practices. ... See More +

Project Paper RES37255 JUN 05, 2019

Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

Job Creation and Labor Productivity in Mauritius (English)

Mauritius has experienced substantial economic growth and accomplished an unprecedented structural transformation since independence. The structural transformation of the economy has brought about significant poverty reduction, but has also contributed to increase inequality. ... See More +

Working Paper 138222 JUN 01, 2019

Tandrayen-Ragoobur,Verena Kannaigee; Bergmann,Friedrich; Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

The Effects of Taxes and Social Spending on the Distribution of Household Income in Mauritius (English)

Over the last decade, steady economic growth has placed Mauritius solidly in the upper middle-income group and has contributed to further reducing poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 138224 JUN 01, 2019

Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

Comoros - Towards a More United and Prosperous Union of Comoros : Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)

Comoros, sometimes called the "perfumed islands" because of its fragrant beauty, is an archipelago located on the ancient trade routes of the Indian Ocean. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 137110 MAY 31, 2019

Geginat,Carolin; Diaz Sanchez,Jose Luis; Ranzani,Marco; Verjee,Neelam Nizar; Belghith,Nadia Belhaj Hassine French Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Mauritius Statistical Capacity Building Project - P163248 - Sequence No : 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR36338 MAY 20, 2019

Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

Comoros - Towards a More United and Prosperous Union of Comoros : Systematic Country Diagnostic (French)

Comoros, sometimes called the "perfumed islands" because of its fragrant beauty, is an archipelago located on the ancient trade routes of the Indian Ocean. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 137110 MAY 01, 2019

Geginat,Carolin; Diaz Sanchez,Jose Luis; Ranzani,Marco; Verjee,Neelam Nizar; Belghith,Nadia Belhaj Hassine English Disclosed

Minimum Wages and Labor Supply in an Emerging Market : The Case of Mauritius (English)

This paper investigates the effect of multiple minimum wages, known as remuneration orders, on employment and working hours in Mauritius. Using data between 2004 and 2014, the analysis indicates that a 10 percent increase in the minimum wages brings about a slightly positive effect on employment in the covered sector, with an estimated employment elasticity of 0.113, which is within the range of elasticities found in previous studies of employment effects of minimum wages in low- and middle-income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8681 DEC 18, 2018

Asmal,Zaakhir; Bhorat,Haroon Ismail; Kanbur,Ravi; Ranzani,Marco; Paci,Pierella Disclosed

Minimum Wages and Labor Supply in an Emerging Market : The Case of Mauritius (English)

This paper investigates the effect of multiple minimum wages, known as remuneration, on employment and working hours in Mauritius. Using data between 2004 and 2014, the analysis indicates that a 10 percent increase in the minimum wages brings about a slightly positive effect on employment in the covered sector, with an estimated employment elasticity of 0.113, which is within the range of elasticities found in previous studies of employment effects of minimum wages in low- and middle-income countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 133297 DEC 01, 2018

Asmal,Zaakhir; Bhorat,Haroon Ismail; Kanbur,Ravi; Ranzani,Marco; Paci,Pierella Disclosed

Mauritius : addressing inequality through more equitable labor markets (English)

Mauritius is often cited as one of the few African success stories, and with good reason. In the aftermath of independence (1968), this small island nation in the Indian Ocean seemed to be bound for economic failure because of its high poverty rate and numerous vulnerabilities, including high population growth, ethnic tensions, substantial unemployment, and an economy greatly dependent on the production of sugar for international markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 122040 DEC 12, 2017

Paci,Pierella; Ranzani,Marco; Grasso,Giuseppe Disclosed

Ethiopia - Employment and Jobs Study (English)

As many developing countries around the world, Ethiopia is faced with the challenge of generating employment for a rapidly-growing and youthful population. ... See More +

Report 138803 DEC 01, 2017

Iimi,Atsushi; Lange,Simon; Bundervoet,Tom; Fuje,Habtamu Neda; Tsehaye,Eyasu; Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

Should I stay or should I go ? internal migration and household welfare in Ghana (English)

This papers investigates to what extent internal migration contributes to improving households' welfare in Ghana. Using the most recent and nationally representative household survey (Ghana Living Standards Survey 2012/13), the estimates indicate that on average migration increases consumption significantly, and the effect is driven by households migrating from inland regions to the coastal areas of the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7752 JUL 20, 2016

Molini,Vasco; Pavelesku,Dan; Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

Should I stay or should I go? : internal migration and household welfare in Ghana (English)

This papers investigates to what extent internal migration contributes to improving households' welfare in Ghana. Using the most recent and nationally representative household survey (Ghana Living Standards Survey 2012/13), the estimates indicate that on average migration increases consumption significantly, and the effect is driven by households migrating from inland regions to the coastal areas of the country. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125665 JUL 01, 2016

Molini,Vasco; Pavelesku,Dan; Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

Rwanda - Employment and jobs study (English)

Fast growth in Rwanda since the turn of the century has been accompanied by solid poverty reduction. Between 2000 and 2013, gross domestic product (GDP) grew at eight percent per year, resulting in a 170 percent increase in real GDP. ... See More +

Working Paper 96504 JUN 01, 2015

Bundervoet,Tom; Handjiski,Borko; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; Paci,Pierella; Ranzani,Marco; Blankespoor,Brian; Ishihara,Yoichiro; Nishiuchi,Toru Disclosed

Rent imputation for welfare measurement : a review of methodologies and empirical findings (English)

As well acknowledged in the literature, housing is often the dominant consumption good for most households. As such, it should be included in a comprehensive welfare aggregate to measure people's living standards accurately. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7103 NOV 01, 2014

Balcazar, Carlos Felipe; Ceriani, Lidia; Olivieri, Sergio; Ranzani, Marco Disclosed

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Disclosable Restructuring and (or) Additional Financing Paper - Mauritius Statistical Capacity Building Project - P163248 (English)
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DEC 27, 2019 RES40132 Project Paper
World Bank in Mauritius (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 141916 Working Paper
Evaluating the Accuracy of Homeowners' Self-Assessed Rent in Metropolitan Lima (English)
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AUG 15, 2019 WPS8983 Policy Research Working Paper
Evaluating the Accuracy of Homeowners’ Self-Assessed Rent in Metropolitan Lima (English)
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AUG 15, 2019 141098 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Housing, Imputed Rent, and Households' Welfare (English)
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AUG 06, 2019 WPS8955 Policy Research Working Paper
Housing, Imputed Rent, and Households' Welfare (English)
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AUG 06, 2019 140352 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Disclosable Restructuring and (or) Additional Financing Paper - Mauritius Statistical Capacity Building Project - P163248 (English)
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JUN 05, 2019 RES37255 Project Paper
Job Creation and Labor Productivity in Mauritius (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 138222 Working Paper
The Effects of Taxes and Social Spending on the Distribution of Household Income in Mauritius (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 138224 Working Paper
Comoros - Towards a More United and Prosperous Union of Comoros : Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)
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MAY 31, 2019 137110 Systematic Country Diagnostic French
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Mauritius Statistical Capacity Building Project - P163248 - Sequence No : 01 (English)
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MAY 20, 2019 ISR36338 Implementation Status and Results Report
Comoros - Towards a More United and Prosperous Union of Comoros : Systematic Country Diagnostic (French)
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MAY 01, 2019 137110 Systematic Country Diagnostic English
Minimum Wages and Labor Supply in an Emerging Market : The Case of Mauritius (English)
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DEC 18, 2018 WPS8681 Policy Research Working Paper
Minimum Wages and Labor Supply in an Emerging Market : The Case of Mauritius (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 133297 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Mauritius : addressing inequality through more equitable labor markets (English)
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DEC 12, 2017 122040 Working Paper
Ethiopia - Employment and Jobs Study (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 138803 Report
Should I stay or should I go ? internal migration and household welfare in Ghana (English)
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JUL 20, 2016 WPS7752 Policy Research Working Paper
Should I stay or should I go? : internal migration and household welfare in Ghana (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 125665 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Rwanda - Employment and jobs study (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 96504 Working Paper
Rent imputation for welfare measurement : a review of methodologies and empirical findings (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7103 Policy Research Working Paper