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Philippines Mindanao jobs report : a strategy for Mindanao regional development (English)

This report adds value because its inclusive approach of engaging with a broad-based group of stakeholders at the time of both analysis and engagement has served a means of building support for needed reforms. ... See More +

Working Paper 117354 JUN 27, 2017

Hansl,Birgit Disclosed

Lessons from Poland, insights for Poland : a sustainable and inclusive transition to high income status (English)

This report discusses Poland’s experience along five dimensions. These five dimensions - a pentagon of policies and institutions are governing, sustaining, connecting, growing, and including. ... See More +

Working Paper 121694 JAN 01, 2017

Skrok,Emilia; Schiffbauer,Marc Tobias; Aldaz-Carroll,Enrique; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Thomas,Theo David; Myck,Michal; Inchauste Comboni,Maria Gabriela; Van Den Brink,Rogier J. E. Disclosed

Pork to performance : open government and program performance tracking in the Philippines - phase two (English)

From pork to performance illuminates the politics of how public resources are spent and the difficulty of the ‘last mile’ of service delivery. Crumbling facilities, absentee teachers, and roads to nowhere waste resources and retard development in many countries around the world. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS18311 JUL 01, 2016

Kaiser,Kai-Alexander Disclosed

Philippine economic update : moving full speed ahead - accelerating reforms to create more and better jobs (English)

The Philippine Economic Update (PEU) provides an update on key economic and social developments, as well as policies over the past six months. It also presents findings from recent World Bank studies on the Philippines. ... See More +

Working Paper 104611 APR 01, 2016

Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Limkin,Joseph Louie C.; Del Castillo,Noel Borja; Chua,Karl Kendrick Tiu; Van Den Brink,Rogier J. E.; Galang,Roberto Martin Nolan Disclosed

Why does the conditional cash transfer program matter in the Philippines? A governance perspective (English)

The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (Pantawid Pamilya) is a conditional cash transfer (CCT) program. It transfers cash to poor households on condition that their children attend school and visit a health facility for health check-ups and services, such as growth monitoring and vaccination. ... See More +

Brief 100523 OCT 01, 2015

Hayakawa,Motoki; Van Den Brink,Rogier J. E.; Posarac,Aleksandra Disclosed

Philippine economic update : investing in the future - sharing growth and job opportunities for all (English)

After recording strong growth in the last two years, Philippine economic growth decelerated to 5.7 percent in the first quarter of 2014 (Q1 2014). ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 89605 AUG 01, 2014

Ablaza,Christine Marie; Chua,Karl Kendrick Tiu; Epetia,Ma. Christina F.; Limkin,Joseph Louie C.; Mariano,Paul A.; Verghis,Mathew A.; Van Den Brink,Rogier J. E. Disclosed

Mongolia - Gender disparities in labor markets and policy suggestions (English)

Mongolia has made strong progress on key gender-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in recent years. Gender indicators in education and health are also better in many respects than in comparator countries in the East Asia and Pacific region. ... See More +

Policy Note 77508 JAN 01, 2013

Khan, Tehmina; Brink, Rogier Van Den; Aslam, Monazza Mongolian Disclosed

Mongolia - Raising female participation in the large scale mining sector (Mongolian)

As Mongolia has begun to develop its abundant mineral resources over the past decade, the share of mining in gross domestic product (GDP) has more than tripled to around 20 percent currently. ... See More +

Policy Note 77511 JAN 01, 2013

Khan, Tehmina; Brink, Rogier Van Den; Baasanjav, Oyunbileg English Disclosed

Mongolia - Raising female participation in the large scale mining sector (English)

As Mongolia has begun to develop its abundant mineral resources over the past decade, the share of mining in gross domestic product (GDP) has more than tripled to around 20 percent currently. ... See More +

Policy Note 77511 JAN 01, 2013

Khan, Tehmina; Brink, Rogier Van Den; Baasanjav, Oyunbileg Mongolian Disclosed

Mongolia - Gender disparities in labor markets and policy suggestions (Mongolian)

Mongolia has made strong progress on key gender-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in recent years. Gender indicators in education and health are also better in many respects than in comparator countries in the East Asia and Pacific region. ... See More +

Policy Note 77508 JAN 01, 2013

Khan, Tehmina; Brink, Rogier Van Den; Aslam, Monazza English Disclosed

South-South cooperation : how Mongolia learned from Chile on managing a mineral-rich economy (English)

Mongolia's mineral-rich economy was hit extremely hard by the global downturn during 2008-9, when copper prices plunged, external demand fell, and growth collapsed. ... See More +

Brief 72946 SEP 01, 2012

Brink, Rogier van den; Sayed, Arshad; Barnett, Steve; Aninat, Eduardo; Parrado, Eric; Hasnain, Zahid; Khan, Tehmina Disclosed

Shelter from the storm -- but disconnected from jobs : lessons from urban South Africa on the importance of coordinating housing and transport policies (English)

Informal settlements are a permanent feature of South Africa's cities. Estimates from the General Household Survey by Statistics South Africa show that more than 26 percent of all households in the country's six metropolitan areas live in informal dwellings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6173 AUG 01, 2012

Lall, Somik V.; Brink, Rogier van den; Dasgupta, Basab; Leresche, Kay Muir Disclosed

The Dutch disease : some lessons from Mongolia (English)

Mongolia is at the brink of a huge economic expansion as its vast mineral assets are exploited. Once production at the Oyu Tolgoi copper mine begins, and as output from the Tavan Tolgoi coal deposits is scaled up, Gross Domestic Product, or GDP growth is expected to rise to over 20 percent in 2013. ... See More +

Brief 67903 JAN 01, 2012

Khan, Tehmina; Van den Brink, Rogier Disclosed

Agricultural land redistribution : toward greater consensus (English)

The main focus of this book is land redistribution. To forge greater consensus among practitioners of land reform, and to enable them to make better choices among the many options, the book describes and analyzes alternative broad paths of implementation, using examples and the detailed implementation mechanisms that were used in those examples. ... See More +

Publication 48896 JUN 12, 2009

Binswanger-Mkhize, Hans P.; Bourguignon, Camille; Brink, Rogier van den; Disclosed

Land reform in Mozambique (English)

This brief includes the following headings: rationale, objectives, and basic features of the 1997 land law; acquiring land-use rights; obstacles to transferring urban land-use rights; promote the productive use of Direito de Uso e Aproveitamento dos Terras, or DUATs; and enforce the land tax. ... See More +

Brief 71629 DEC 01, 2008

Van den Brink, Rogier J. E. Disclosed

In search of land and housing in the new South Africa : the case of Ethembalethu (English)

This study analyzes the difficulties a poor community experienced in accessing peri-urban land in South Africa. This community, composed largely of laid-off farm workers, wanted to buy their own farm in a peri-urban area west of Johannesburg to establish a mixed-use settlement. ... See More +

Policy Note 42539 FEB 14, 2008

Berrisford, Stephen; DeGroot, Dave; Kihato, Michael; Marrengane, Ntombini; Mhlanga, Zimkhitha; Brink, Rogier van den Disclosed

Consensus, confusion, and controversy - selected land reform issues in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Land reform can broadly be divided into land tenure reform-the establishment of secure and formalized property rights in land-and land redistribution-the transfer of land from large to small farmers. ... See More +

Publication 34515 NOV 01, 2005

van den Brink, Rogier; Thomas, Glen; Binswanger, Hans; Bruce, John; Byamugisha, Frank Disclosed

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Philippines Mindanao jobs report : a strategy for Mindanao regional development (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 117354 Working Paper
Lessons from Poland, insights for Poland : a sustainable and inclusive transition to high income status (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121694 Working Paper
Pork to performance : open government and program performance tracking in the Philippines - phase two (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 AUS18311 Working Paper
Philippine economic update : moving full speed ahead - accelerating reforms to create more and better jobs (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104611 Working Paper
Why does the conditional cash transfer program matter in the Philippines? A governance perspective (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100523 Brief
Philippine economic update : investing in the future - sharing growth and job opportunities for all (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 89605 Economic Updates and Modeling
Mongolia - Gender disparities in labor markets and policy suggestions (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 77508 Policy Note Mongolian
Mongolia - Raising female participation in the large scale mining sector (Mongolian)
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JAN 01, 2013 77511 Policy Note English
Mongolia - Raising female participation in the large scale mining sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 77511 Policy Note Mongolian
Mongolia - Gender disparities in labor markets and policy suggestions (Mongolian)
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JAN 01, 2013 77508 Policy Note English
South-South cooperation : how Mongolia learned from Chile on managing a mineral-rich economy (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 72946 Brief
Shelter from the storm -- but disconnected from jobs : lessons from urban South Africa on the importance of coordinating housing and transport policies (English)
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AUG 01, 2012 WPS6173 Policy Research Working Paper
The Dutch disease : some lessons from Mongolia (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 67903 Brief
Agricultural land redistribution : toward greater consensus (English)
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JUN 12, 2009 48896 Publication
Land reform in Mozambique (English)
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DEC 01, 2008 71629 Brief
In search of land and housing in the new South Africa : the case of Ethembalethu (English)
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FEB 14, 2008 42539 Policy Note
Consensus, confusion, and controversy - selected land reform issues in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2005 34515 Publication