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Rural households in a changing climate (English)

This paper argues that climate change poses two distinct, if related, sets of challenges for poor rural households: challenges related to the increasing frequency and severity of weather shocks and challenges related to long-term shifts in temperature, rainfall patterns, water availability, and other environmental factors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6326 JAN 01, 2013

Baez, Javier E.; Kronick, Dorothy; Mason, Andrew D.

Toward gender equality in East Asia and the Pacific : a companion to the world development report (English)

In recent decades, women across the globe have made positive strides toward gender equality. Literacy rates for young women and girls are higher than ever before, while gender gaps in primary education have closed in almost all countries. ... See More +

Publication 73438 JAN 01, 2012

Mason, Andrew D.; Badiani, Reena; Nguyen, Trang Van; Patrick, Katherine; Carpio, Ximena Del

Informality : exit and exclusion (English)

Informality: exit and exclusion analyzes informality in Latin America, exploring root causes and reasons for and implications of its growth. The authors use two distinct but complementary lenses: informality driven by exclusion from state benefits or the circuits of the modern economy, and driven by voluntary apos;exitapos; decisions resulting from private cost-benefit calculations that lead workers and firms to opt out of formal institutions. ... See More +

Publication 40008 JAN 01, 2007

Perry, Guillermo E.; Maloney, William F.; Arias, Omar S.; Fajnzylber, Pablo; Mason, Andrew D.; Saavedra-Chanduvi, Jaime; Bosch, Mariano Spanish

Informality : exit and exclusion : Informalidad : escape y exclusion (Spanish)

Informality: exit and exclusion analyzes informality in Latin America, exploring root causes and reasons for and implications of its growth. The authors use two distinct but complementary lenses: informality driven by exclusion from state benefits or the circuits of the modern economy, and driven by voluntary apos;exitapos; decisions resulting from private cost-benefit calculations that lead workers and firms to opt out of formal institutions. ... See More +

Publication 40008 JAN 01, 2007

Perry, Guillermo E.; Maloney, William F.; Arias, Omar S.; Fajnzylber, Pablo; Mason, Andrew D.; Saavedra-Chanduvi, Jaime; Bosch, Mariano English

Costa Rica - Recapturing momentum for poverty reduction (English)

Costa Rica is well-known for its socio-economic achievements with low levels of poverty and inequality by Latin American standards. It also performs well in health, access to improved water supplies, suitable housing and other basic services, including electricity and sanitation, relative to comparable countries. ... See More +

Brief 38739 OCT 01, 2006

Mason, Andrew D.; Sobrado, Carlos Spanish

Costa Rica - Recapturing momentum for poverty reduction : Costa Rica - Recuperacion del impulso en los esfuerzos por reducir la pobreza (Spanish)

Costa Rica is well-known for its socio-economic achievements with low levels of poverty and inequality by Latin American standards. It also performs well in health, access to improved water supplies, suitable housing and other basic services, including electricity and sanitation, relative to comparable countries. ... See More +

Brief 38739 OCT 01, 2006

Mason, Andrew D.; Sobrado, Carlos English

Shocks and coffee : lessons from Nicaragua (English)

Using household level panel data from Nicaragua, this paper explores the impact of the recent coffee crisis on rural households engaged in coffee production, and coffee labor work. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 30164 JUL 01, 2004

Vakis, Renos; Kruger, Diana; Mason, Andrew D.

Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice : Hacia la integracion de generos en el desarrollo economico : mediante la igualdad de derechos, recursos y voz (Spanish)

On one level, poverty exacerbates gender disparities. Inequalities between girls and boys in access to schooling or adequate health care are more acute among the poor than among those with higher incomes. ... See More +

Publication 21776 JUL 01, 2004

Mason, Andrew D.; King, Elizabeth M. English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese

Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice : Genre et developpement economique : vers lapos;egalite des sexes dans les droits, les ressources et la participation (French)

On one level, poverty exacerbates gender disparities. Inequalities between girls and boys in access to schooling or adequate health care are more acute among the poor than among those with higher incomes. ... See More +

Publication 21776 MAY 01, 2003

Mason, Andrew D.; King, Elizabeth M. English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese

Development outreach 3 (2) : promoting gender equaility - also debt relief for poor countries : Development outreach, v. 3, (no.2) (English)

This issue is about the struggle to bring gender into the mainstream of development work. Although it seems an obvious dynamic, women and, in particular, their economic and political potential, rarely have been incorporated into economic models of reform. ... See More +

Newsletter 22880 MAR 31, 2001

Dell, Jerri; McNeil, Mary [editors]; Mason, Andrew D.; King, Elizabeth M.; Stern, Nicholas H.; Heyzer, Noeleen; Santiago, Irene; Goetz, Anne-Marie; Jenkins, Rob; Gelb, Alan; Hubner, Danuta; vanTrotsenburg, Axel

Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice (English)

On one level, poverty exacerbates gender disparities. Inequalities between girls and boys in access to schooling or adequate health care are more acute among the poor than among those with higher incomes. ... See More +

Publication 21776 JAN 31, 2001

Mason, Andrew D.; King, Elizabeth M. Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese

Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice (Russian)

On one level, poverty exacerbates gender disparities. Inequalities between girls and boys in access to schooling or adequate health care are more acute among the poor than among those with higher incomes. ... See More +

Publication 21776 JAN 31, 2001

Mason, Andrew D.; King, Elizabeth M. English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese

Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice (Vietnamese)

On one level, poverty exacerbates gender disparities. Inequalities between girls and boys in access to schooling or adequate health care are more acute among the poor than among those with higher incomes. ... See More +

Publication 21776 JAN 31, 2001

Mason, Andrew D.; King, Elizabeth M. English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese

Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice (Chinese)

On one level, poverty exacerbates gender disparities. Inequalities between girls and boys in access to schooling or adequate health care are more acute among the poor than among those with higher incomes. ... See More +

Publication 21776 JAN 31, 2001

Mason, Andrew D.; King, Elizabeth M. English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Vietnamese

Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice (Arabic)

On one level, poverty exacerbates gender disparities. Inequalities between girls and boys in access to schooling or adequate health care are more acute among the poor than among those with higher incomes. ... See More +

Publication 21776 JAN 01, 2001

Mason, Andrew D.; King, Elizabeth M. English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese, Vietnamese

Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice : Rangkuman pembangnnan berperspektif gender : melalni kesetaraan gender dalam hak, sumber daya dan kebebasan berpendapat (Bahasa (Indonesian))

On one level, poverty exacerbates gender disparities. Inequalities between girls and boys in access to schooling or adequate health care are more acute among the poor than among those with higher incomes. ... See More +

Publication 21776 JAN 01, 2000

Mason, Andrew D.; King, Elizabeth M. English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese

Measuring the opportunity costs of childrenapos;s time in a developing country : implications for education sector analysis and interventions (English)

This paper quantifies both the direct and opportunity costs of primary and secondary schooling, using data from Tanzania. It attempts to clarify how important opportunity costs are to the full private costs of schooling and what accounting for opportunity costs implies for education sector analysis and intervention. ... See More +

Human Capital Working Paper 16020 SEP 30, 1996

Mason, Andrew D.; Khandker, Shahidur R.

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Rural households in a changing climate (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 WPS6326 Policy Research Working Paper
Toward gender equality in East Asia and the Pacific : a companion to the world development report (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 73438 Publication
Informality : exit and exclusion (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 40008 Publication Spanish
Informality : exit and exclusion : Informalidad : escape y exclusion (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2007 40008 Publication English
Costa Rica - Recapturing momentum for poverty reduction (English)
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OCT 01, 2006 38739 Brief Spanish
Costa Rica - Recapturing momentum for poverty reduction : Costa Rica - Recuperacion del impulso en los esfuerzos por reducir la pobreza (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2006 38739 Brief English
Shocks and coffee : lessons from Nicaragua (English)
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JUL 01, 2004 30164 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice : Hacia la integracion de generos en el desarrollo economico : mediante la igualdad de derechos, recursos y voz (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2004 21776 Publication English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese
Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice : Genre et developpement economique : vers lapos;egalite des sexes dans les droits, les ressources et la participation (French)
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MAY 01, 2003 21776 Publication English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese
Development outreach 3 (2) : promoting gender equaility - also debt relief for poor countries : Development outreach, v. 3, (no.2) (English)
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MAR 31, 2001 22880 Newsletter
Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice (English)
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JAN 31, 2001 21776 Publication Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese
Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice (Russian)
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JAN 31, 2001 21776 Publication English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese
Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice (Vietnamese)
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JAN 31, 2001 21776 Publication English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese
Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice (Chinese)
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JAN 31, 2001 21776 Publication English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Vietnamese
Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2001 21776 Publication English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese, Vietnamese
Engendering development through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice : Rangkuman pembangnnan berperspektif gender : melalni kesetaraan gender dalam hak, sumber daya dan kebebasan berpendapat (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JAN 01, 2000 21776 Publication English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese
Measuring the opportunity costs of childrenapos;s time in a developing country : implications for education sector analysis and interventions (English)
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SEP 30, 1996 16020 Human Capital Working Paper