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Preferential resource spending under an employment guarantee : the political economy of MGNREGS in Andhra Pradesh (English)

Are ostensibly demand-driven public works programs with high levels of safeguards nonetheless susceptible to political influence? This conjecture is investigated using expenditure data at the local level from India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7818 SEP 12, 2016

Sheahan,Megan Britney; Liu,Yanyan; Barrett,Christopher B.; Narayanan,Sudha Disclosed

Can labor market imperfections explain changes in the inverse farm size–productivity relationship ? longitudinal evidence from rural India (English)

A large national farm panel from India covering a quarter century (1982, 1999, and 2008) is used to show that the inverse farm size-yield relationship weakened significantly over time, despite an increase in the dispersion of farm sizes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7783 AUG 04, 2016

Deininger,Klaus W.; Jin,Songqing; Liu,Yanyan; Singh,Sudhir K. Disclosed

Population pressures, migration, and the returns to human capital and land : insights from Indonesia (English)

Rapid population growth in many developing countries has raised concerns regarding food security and household welfare. To understand the consequences of population growth in a general equilibrium setting, this paper examines the dynamics of population density and its impacts on household outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6790 FEB 01, 2014

Liu, Yanyan; Yamauchi, Futoshi Disclosed

Economic and social impacts of self-help groups in India (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Economic and social impacts of self-help groups in India, conducted between 2000 and present in India. ... See More +

Brief 81306 AUG 14, 2013

Deininger, Klaus; Liu, Yanyan Disclosed

Impacts of an early stage education intervention on students' learning achievement : evidence from the Philippines (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Impacts of an early stage education intervention on students' learning achievement : evidence from the Philippines, conducted between 2000 and 2006 in Philippines. ... See More +

Brief 81369 AUG 14, 2013

Yamauchi, Futoshi; Liu, Yanyan Disclosed

Welfare and poverty impacts of India's national rural employment guarantee scheme : evidence from Andhra Pradesh (English)

This paper uses a three-round 4,000-household panel from Andhra Pradesh together with administrative data to explore short and medium-term poverty and welfare effects of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6543 JUL 01, 2013

Deininger, Klaus; Liu, Yanyan Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 27 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: Does Urbanization Affect Rural Poverty? Evidence from Indian Districts by Massimiliano Cali and Carlo Menon. ... See More +

Publication 94100 JUN 01, 2013

Cali, Massimiliano; Menon, Carlo; Harrison, Ann E.; Martin, Leslie A.; Nataraj, Shanthi; Eberhardt, Markus; Teal, Francis; Deininger, Klaus; Liu, Yanyan; Grossmann, Volker; Stadelmann, David; Van de Sijpe, Nicolas; Newman, Carol; Rand, John; Tarp, Finn Disclosed

School quality, labor markets and human capital investments : long-term impacts of an early stage education intervention in the Philippines (English)

This paper examines the long-term impacts of improved school quality at the elementary school stage on subsequent schooling investments and labor market outcomes using unique data from a recent survey that tracked students in the Philippines. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6247 OCT 01, 2012

Yamauchi, Futoshi; Liu, Yanyan Disclosed

Impacts of an early stage education intervention on students' learning achievement : evidence from the Philippines (English)

This paper examines the impact of a large supply-side education intervention in the Philippines, the Third Elementary Education Project, on students' national achievement test scores. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6246 OCT 01, 2012

Yamauchi, Futoshi; Liu, Yanyan Disclosed

Innovations in rural and agriculture finance (English)

Overview, by Renate Kloeppinger-Todd and Manohar Sharma. Financial Literacy, by Monique Cohen. Community-Based Financial Organizations : Access to Finance for the Poorest, by Anne Ritchie. ... See More +

Publication 71071 JUL 01, 2010

Kloeppinger-Todd, Renate [editor]; Sharma, Manohar [editor]; Campaigne, Jonathan; Cohen, Monique; Collier, Benjamin; Deininger, Klaus; Fissha, Azeb; Gine, Xavier; Klein, Brigitte; Kloeppinger-Todd, Renate; Liu, Yanyan; Lonie, Susie; Mahajan, Vjay; Nair, Ajai; Rausch, Tom; Ritchie, Anne; Sharma, Manohar; Skees, Jerry R.; van Empel, Gerard; Vasumathi, K.; Wenner, Mark D.; Wiedmaier-Pfister, Martina French Disclosed

Innovations in rural and agriculture finance : Innovations en matiere de services financiers ruraux et agricoles (French)

Overview, by Renate Kloeppinger-Todd and Manohar Sharma. Financial Literacy, by Monique Cohen. Community-Based Financial Organizations : Access to Finance for the Poorest, by Anne Ritchie. ... See More +

Publication 71071 JUN 01, 2010

Kloeppinger-Todd, Renate [editor]; Sharma, Manohar [editor]; Campaigne, Jonathan; Cohen, Monique; Collier, Benjamin; Deininger, Klaus; Fissha, Azeb; Gine, Xavier; Klein, Brigitte; Kloeppinger-Todd, Renate; Liu, Yanyan; Lonie, Susie; Mahajan, Vjay; Nair, Ajai; Rausch, Tom; Ritchie, Anne; Sharma, Manohar; Skees, Jerry R.; van Empel, Gerard; Vasumathi, K.; Wenner, Mark D.; Wiedmaier-Pfister, Martina English Disclosed

Economic and social impacts of self-help groups in India (English)

Although there has been considerable recent interest in micro-credit programs, rigorous evidence on the impacts of forming self-help groups to mobilize savings and foster social empowerment at the local level is virtually non-existent, despite a large number of programs following this pattern. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4884 MAR 01, 2009

Deininger, Klaus; Liu, Yanyan Disclosed

Determinants of repayment performance in Indian micro-credit groups (English)

Despite their potential importance and ease of modification, impacts of monitoring and loan recovery arrangements on micro-credit groups' repayment performance have rarely been studied. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4885 MAR 01, 2009

Deininger, Klaus; Liu, Yanyan Disclosed

Longer-term economic impacts of self-help groups in india (English)

Despite the popularity and unique nature of women's self-help groups in India, evidence of their economic impacts is scant. Based on two rounds of a 2,400 household panel, the authors use double differences, propensity score matching, and pipeline comparison to assess economic impacts of longer (2.5-3 years) exposure of a program that promoted and strengthened self-help programs in Andhra Pradesh in India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4886 MAR 01, 2009

Deininger, Klaus; Liu, Yanyan Disclosed

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Preferential resource spending under an employment guarantee : the political economy of MGNREGS in Andhra Pradesh (English)
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SEP 12, 2016 WPS7818 Policy Research Working Paper
Can labor market imperfections explain changes in the inverse farm size–productivity relationship ? longitudinal evidence from rural India (English)
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AUG 04, 2016 WPS7783 Policy Research Working Paper
Population pressures, migration, and the returns to human capital and land : insights from Indonesia (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6790 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic and social impacts of self-help groups in India (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81306 Brief
Impacts of an early stage education intervention on students' learning achievement : evidence from the Philippines (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81369 Brief
Welfare and poverty impacts of India's national rural employment guarantee scheme : evidence from Andhra Pradesh (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 WPS6543 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 27 (2) (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 94100 Publication
School quality, labor markets and human capital investments : long-term impacts of an early stage education intervention in the Philippines (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 WPS6247 Policy Research Working Paper
Impacts of an early stage education intervention on students' learning achievement : evidence from the Philippines (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 WPS6246 Policy Research Working Paper
Innovations in rural and agriculture finance (English)
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JUL 01, 2010 71071 Publication French
Innovations in rural and agriculture finance : Innovations en matiere de services financiers ruraux et agricoles (French)
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JUN 01, 2010 71071 Publication English
Economic and social impacts of self-help groups in India (English)
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MAR 01, 2009 WPS4884 Policy Research Working Paper
Determinants of repayment performance in Indian micro-credit groups (English)
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MAR 01, 2009 WPS4885 Policy Research Working Paper
Longer-term economic impacts of self-help groups in india (English)
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MAR 01, 2009 WPS4886 Policy Research Working Paper