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Intelligence, personality, and creativity : unleashing the power of intelligence and personality traits to build a creative and innovative economy (English)

Cognitive ability, as measured by IQ and background factors such as socioeconomic status and demographics have historically been seen as the principal determinants of a student’s academic success. ... See More +

Working Paper 92212 NOV 04, 2014

King, Elizabeth; Rogers, Halsey

Incentives and teacher effort : further evidence from a developing country (English)

Few would contest that teachers are a very important determinant of whether students learn in school. Yet, in the face of compelling evidence that many students are not learning what they are expected to learn, how to improve teacher performance has been the focus of much policy debate in rich and poor countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6694 NOV 01, 2013

Dang, Hai-Anh H.; King, Elizabeth M.

Early childhood development through an integrated program : evidence from the Philippines (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Early childhood development through an integrated program : evidence from the Philippines, conducted in 1999 in Philippines. ... See More +

Brief 81304 AUG 14, 2013

Armecin, Graeme; Behrman, Jere; Duazo, Paulita; Ghuman, Sharon; Gultiano, Socorro; King, Elizabeth; Lee, Nanette

Catching up slowly : ethnic and gender inequalities in Lao PDR (English)

In addition to the majority Lao-Tai (67 percent of the population), the 5 million residents of the Lao Peopleapos;s Democratic Republic (PDR) include three major non-Lao-Tai ethno-linguistic groups: the Mon-Khmer (21 percent), the Hmong-Lu Mien (8 percent), and the Chine- Tibetan (3 percent). ... See More +

Brief 64762 NOV 01, 2010

King, Elizabeth M.; Walle, Dominique van de

Economic freedom, human rights, and the returns to human capital : an evaluation of the Schultz hypothesis (English)

According to T.W. Schultz, the returns to human capital are highest in economic environments experiencing unexpected price, productivity, and technology shocks that create quot;disequilibria.quot; In such environments, the ability of firms and individuals to adapt their resource allocations to shocks becomes most valuable. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5405 AUG 01, 2010

King, Elizabeth M.; Montenegro, Claudio E.; Orazem, Peter F.

Stepping up skills for more jobs and higher productivity (English)

This report presents a framework - Skills Toward Employment and Productivity (STEP), that provides a simple yet comprehensive way to look at skills development. ... See More +

Working Paper 55566 JUN 01, 2010

Banerji, Arup; Cunningham, Wendy; Fiszbein, Ariel; King, Elizabeth; Patrinos, Harry; Robalino, David; Tan, Jee-Peng;

The World Bank research observer 24 (1) (English)

Rural poverty: old challenges in new context by Stefan, Dercon; evaluation in the practice of development by Martin, Ravallion; timing and duration of exposure in evaluations of social programs by Elizabeth M., King; and Jere R., Behrman; competition in the financial sector: overview of competition policies by Stijn, Claessens; and access to financial services: measurement, impact, and policies by Thorsten, Beck; Asli, Demirguc-Kunt; and Patrick, Honohan. ... See More +

Publication 58349 FEB 01, 2009

Dercon, Stefan; Ravallion, Martin; King, Elizabeth M.; Behrman, Jere R.; Claessens, Stijn; Beck, Thorsten; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Honohan, Patrick

Timing and duration of exposure in evaluations of social programs (English)

Journal Article 76792 FEB 01, 2009

King, Elizabeth M; Behrman, Jere R

Education year in review 2009 (English)

To ensure quality education for all people to achieve their potential and for all societies to eliminate poverty, stimulate growth and innovation, and ensure long-term development. ... See More +

Working Paper 52149 JAN 01, 2009

King, Elizabeth; Murthi, Mamta; Ezzine, Mourad; Bjarnason, Svava

Promotion with and without learning : effects on student enrollment and dropout behavior (English)

Many educators and policymakers have argued for lenient grade promotion policy - even automatic promotion - in developing country settings where grade retention rates are high. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4722 SEP 01, 2008

King, Elizabeth M.; Orazem, Peter F.; Paterno, Elizabeth M.

Timing and duration of exposure in evaluations of social programs (English)

Impact evaluations aim to measure the outcomes that can be attributed to a specific policy or intervention. Although there have been excellent reviews of the different methods that an evaluator can choose in order to estimate impact, there has not been sufficient attention given to questions related to timing: How long after a program has begun should one wait before evaluating it? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4686 AUG 01, 2008

King , Elizabeth M.; Behrman, Jere R.

Early childhood development through an integrated program : evidence from the Philippines (English)

More attention and resources have been devoted in recent years to early childhood development (ECD) in low- and middle-income countries. Rigorous studies on the effectiveness of ECD-related programs for improving childrenapos;s development in various dimensions in the developing world are scant. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3922 MAY 01, 2006

Armecin, Graeme; Behrman, Jere R.; Duazo, Paulita; Ghuman, Sharon; Gultiano, Socorro; King, Elizabeth M.; Lee, Nannette

Laos - Schooling and poverty in Lao PDR (English)

The paper examines the current patterns and trends in education in Lao PDR from a poverty perspective. It asks how strongly related educational attainments and school attendance are to living standards in Lao PDR, and how this relationship varies by gender, geographical location and ethnic affiliation. ... See More +

Working Paper 39318 SEP 01, 2005

Van de Walle, Dominique; King, Elizabeth Laotian

Laos - Schooling and poverty in Lao PDR (Laotian)

The paper examines the current patterns and trends in education in Lao PDR from a poverty perspective. It asks how strongly related educational attainments and school attendance are to living standards in Lao PDR, and how this relationship varies by gender, geographical location and ethnic affiliation. ... See More +

Working Paper 39318 SEP 01, 2005

Van de Walle, Dominique; King, Elizabeth English

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

A better start in life: the early childhood development program in the Philippines (English)

In recent years there has been expanded interest in early childhood development (ECD) in low-and middle-income developing countries, as in developed countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 30785 MAY 01, 2004

Behrman, Jere R.; King, Elizabeth M.; Laigo, Lina

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

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Intelligence, personality, and creativity : unleashing the power of intelligence and personality traits to build a creative and innovative economy (English)
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NOV 04, 2014 92212 Working Paper
Incentives and teacher effort : further evidence from a developing country (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 WPS6694 Policy Research Working Paper
Early childhood development through an integrated program : evidence from the Philippines (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81304 Brief
Catching up slowly : ethnic and gender inequalities in Lao PDR (English)
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NOV 01, 2010 64762 Brief
Economic freedom, human rights, and the returns to human capital : an evaluation of the Schultz hypothesis (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 WPS5405 Policy Research Working Paper
Stepping up skills for more jobs and higher productivity (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 55566 Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 24 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2009 58349 Publication
Timing and duration of exposure in evaluations of social programs (English)
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FEB 01, 2009 76792 Journal Article
Education year in review 2009 (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 52149 Working Paper
Promotion with and without learning : effects on student enrollment and dropout behavior (English)
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SEP 01, 2008 WPS4722 Policy Research Working Paper
Timing and duration of exposure in evaluations of social programs (English)
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AUG 01, 2008 WPS4686 Policy Research Working Paper
Early childhood development through an integrated program : evidence from the Philippines (English)
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MAY 01, 2006 WPS3922 Policy Research Working Paper
Laos - Schooling and poverty in Lao PDR (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 39318 Working Paper Laotian
Laos - Schooling and poverty in Lao PDR (Laotian)
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SEP 01, 2005 39318 Working Paper English
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
A better start in life: the early childhood development program in the Philippines (English)
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MAY 01, 2004 30785 Working Paper
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