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Appraisal Program Information Document (PID) - Benin First Fiscal Management and Structural Transformation Development Policy Operation - P168668 (English)

Program Information Document PIDA27744 NOV 01, 2019

Lopez Calix,Jose R. Disclosed

Trade Policy to Catalyze Export Diversification : What Should Landlocked Fragile Countries Do ? The Cases of Mali, Chad, and Niger (English)

The landlocked and fragile countries Mali, Niger, and Chad have suffered, to varying degrees, from Dutch Disease, with high export concentration in natural resource commodities and in a few foreign markets, and little development of their non-resource economies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9036 OCT 08, 2019

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Pitigala,Nihal Disclosed

Disrupting the Gender Divide in Mali, Chad, Niger and Guinea (French)

Mali, Chad, Niger and Guinea have some of the lowest rates of secondary school completion in the world for girls. They also have some of the highest rates of child marriage and early childbearing. ... See More +

Working Paper 131874 OCT 01, 2018

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Lemiere,Christophe; Moller,Lars Christian English Disclosed

Disrupting the Gender Divide in Mali, Chad, Niger and Guinea (English)

Mali, Chad, Niger and Guinea have some of the lowest rates of secondary school completion in the world for girls. They also have some of the highest rates of child marriage and early childbearing. ... See More +

Working Paper 131874 OCT 01, 2018

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Lemiere,Christophe; Moller,Lars Christian French Disclosed

The Challenges of Urbanization in West Africa (English)

Cities have many advantages. They allow workers to be closer to jobs, increasing opportunities andfueling productivity. They bring people together physically, facilitating the exchange of ideas andbringing about innovations. ... See More +

Working Paper 132006 APR 01, 2018

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Rogy,Michel; Mukim,Megha French Disclosed

The Challenges of Urbanization in West Africa (French)

Cities have many advantages. They allow workers to be closer to jobs, increasing opportunities andfueling productivity. They bring people together physically, facilitating the exchange of ideas andbringing about innovations. ... See More +

Working Paper 132006 APR 01, 2018

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Rogy,Michel; Mukim,Megha English Disclosed

Growth and Diversification (Vol. 2) : Mali Growth and Diversification Volume II Annexes (English)

This regional report describes the key policies for Mali, Chad, Niger and Guinea to successfully leverage export diversification to foster economic growth in fragile and conflict affected context. ... See More +

Report AUS0000824 MAR 14, 2018

Lopez Calix,Jose R. Disclosed

Enabling the digital revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa : what role for policy reforms? (French)

The five countries covered in this report share a number of characteristics and are facing similar challenges that justify their being monitored jointly. ... See More +

Working Paper 114739 MAY 01, 2017

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Rogy,Michel English Disclosed

Enabling the digital revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa : what role for policy reforms? (English)

The five countries covered in this report share a number of characteristics and are facing similar challenges that justify their being monitored jointly. ... See More +

Working Paper 114739 MAY 01, 2017

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Rogy,Michel French Disclosed

Sahel refugees : the human face of a regional crisis (English)

Forced displacement is emerging as a major development challenge in the Sahel region, and especially around the Lake Chad basin. The Sahel has recently experienced political upheaval and insecurity due to the conflict in Libya, the crises in Mali and in Nigeria, and the spread of violent extremism across the region. ... See More +

Working Paper 121818 JAN 01, 2017

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Lemiere,Christophe; Rogy,Michel; Jourdan,Emilie Sandrine Celine; Niebuhr,Mona Luisa; Hoogeveen,Johannes G.; Razafimandimby,Luc; Sanoh,Aly; Beguy,Olivier; Zafar,Ali; Batana,Yele Maweki; Kitzmuller,Markus; Mijiyawa,Abdoul Ganiou; Nshimiyimana,Marcel; Touqeer,Irum; Sanchez,Susana M.; Skrok,Emilia French Disclosed

Demographic Explosion in the Sahel : Dividend or Burden? (English)

Like many other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, this sub-group of West and Central African countries has experienced relatively fast drops in mortality but persistently high levels of fertility, which implies continued high rates of population growth, which represent an important challenge to development prospects. ... See More +

Working Paper 132005 SEP 01, 2016

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Schneidman,Miriam; Suzuki,Emi; Garba,Abdoulahi; Beguy,Olivier; Kaho,Arsene Richmond; Razafimandimby,Luc; Zafar,Ali; Geli,Patricia; Mijiyawa,Abdoul Ganiou; Balima,Weneyam Hippolyte; Sani,Mahaman; Magassouba,Mahamoud; Herrera,Santiago; Touqeer,Irum; Megnan,Kolie Ousmane Maurice; Kra,Jean Charles Amon French Disclosed

Demographic Explosion in the Sahel : Dividend or Burden? (French)

Like many other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, this sub-group of West and Central African countries has experienced relatively fast drops in mortality but persistently high levels of fertility, which implies continued high rates of population growth, which represent an important challenge to development prospects. ... See More +

Working Paper 132005 SEP 01, 2016

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Schneidman,Miriam; Suzuki,Emi; Garba,Abdoulahi; Beguy,Olivier; Kaho,Arsene Richmond; Razafimandimby,Luc; Geli,Patricia; Mijiyawa,Abdoul Ganiou; Balima,Weneyam Hippolyte; Sani,Mahaman; Magassouba,Mahamoud; Herrera,Santiago; Touqeer,Irum; Megnan,Kolie Ousmane Maurice; Kra,Jean Charles Amon English Disclosed

Macroeconomic Management for Poverty Reduction : Chad, Mali, Niger (English)

Macroeconomic management in Chad, Mali and Niger needs to account for a number of specific parameters. Very rapid population growth exerts immense pressure on the demand for education and health services. ... See More +

Working Paper 132004 APR 01, 2016

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Garba,Abdoulahi; Beguy,Olivier; Kaho,Arsene Richmond; Mansour,Wael; Razafimandimby,Luc; Dessus,Sebastien C. Disclosed

Islamic Republic of Pakistan : Tracing the flow of public Money - Punjab : Expenditure and Quantity of Service Delivery Survey (EQSDS) in primary school sector (English)

This report presents the main findings of the survey and is organized as follows: Chapter I details the sampling procedure and survey methodology employed. ... See More +

Other Education Study ACS14224 JUN 22, 2015

Waheed,Muhammad Disclosed

Pakistan development update (English)

The Pakistani economy faced four major domestic shocks as of April 2015: (i) a political sit-in by opposition parties in Islamabad that lasted between August and December and raised significant political uncertainty; (ii) the September floods in Punjab that affected agricultural crops; (iii) the postponed sale of Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) equity shares in November that reduced its expected privatization proceeds and foreign direct inflows (FDI); and (iv) the terrorist attack in a school in Peshawar that heightened security concerns. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 95751 APR 01, 2015

Refaqat, Saadia; Lopez-Calix, Jose R.; Waheed, Muhammad; Ashraf, Mehwish; Atiq, Syedah Moshina; Joya, Mohammad Omar; Shaikh Sarmad; Khan, Rafay; Newhouse, David Locke Disclosed

Pakistan Development Update (English)

For 2013 progress in Pakistan was significant and supported by a solid economic reform program of the Government of Pakistan. An IMF Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and two World Bank Development Policy Credits with a focus to restructure the energy sector, foster private and financial sector developments and improve social protection and revenue mobilization reinforced the reform program. ... See More +

Working Paper 93723 OCT 01, 2014

Waheed, Muhammad; Lopez-Calix, Jose R.; Mukhtar, Hanid; Refaqat, Saadia; Sehar, Amna; Ashraf, Mehwish; Sheikh, Sarmad; Bashir, Amjad Disclosed

Pakistan poverty trends, scenarios and drivers (English)

This policy paper examines recent poverty trends in Pakistan. Official statistics continue to indicate strong poverty reduction through 2010-11, thanks in large part to policies and investments that boosted productivity in the non-agricultural sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 91701 JUN 05, 2014

Lopez-Calix, Jose; Mejia, Carolina; Newhouse, David; Sobrado, Carlos Disclosed

Pakistan development update (English)

Pakistan's economy is weak but at a turning point. Growth recovery is underway, with the projected GDP growth approaching 3.6-4.0 percent, driven by dynamic manufacturing and service sectors, better energy availability, and early revival of investor confidence. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 86681 APR 01, 2014

Refaqat, Saadia; Lopez-Calix, Jose R.; Mukhtar, Hanid; Ashraf, Mehwish; Waheed, Muhammad; Ahmed, Rafay Disclosed

Pakistan - The transformative path (English)

This synthesis note aims to provide an overall guiding framework to highlight and bring together some of the critical reform priorities identified in the following policy notes. ... See More +

Working Paper 80506 AUG 09, 2013

Bennmessaoud, Rachid; Basim, Uzma; Cholst, Anthony; Lopez-Calix, Jose R. Disclosed

Rethinking development policy choices : contributions to the emerging agenda (English)

In recent years, the World Bank has had the honor and privilege of welcoming incoming administrations with a series of diagnostics studies and policy recommendations. ... See More +

Brief 79556 JUN 01, 2013

Benmessaoud, Rachid; Basim, Uzma; Cholst, Anthony; Lopez-Calix, Jose R. Disclosed

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Appraisal Program Information Document (PID) - Benin First Fiscal Management and Structural Transformation Development Policy Operation - P168668 (English)
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NOV 01, 2019 PIDA27744 Program Information Document
Trade Policy to Catalyze Export Diversification : What Should Landlocked Fragile Countries Do ? The Cases of Mali, Chad, and Niger (English)
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OCT 08, 2019 WPS9036 Policy Research Working Paper
Disrupting the Gender Divide in Mali, Chad, Niger and Guinea (French)
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OCT 01, 2018 131874 Working Paper English
Disrupting the Gender Divide in Mali, Chad, Niger and Guinea (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131874 Working Paper French
The Challenges of Urbanization in West Africa (English)
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APR 01, 2018 132006 Working Paper French
The Challenges of Urbanization in West Africa (French)
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APR 01, 2018 132006 Working Paper English
Growth and Diversification (Vol. 2) : Mali Growth and Diversification Volume II Annexes (English)
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MAR 14, 2018 AUS0000824 Report
Enabling the digital revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa : what role for policy reforms? (French)
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MAY 01, 2017 114739 Working Paper English
Enabling the digital revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa : what role for policy reforms? (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114739 Working Paper French
Sahel refugees : the human face of a regional crisis (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121818 Working Paper French
Demographic Explosion in the Sahel : Dividend or Burden? (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 132005 Working Paper French
Demographic Explosion in the Sahel : Dividend or Burden? (French)
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SEP 01, 2016 132005 Working Paper English
Macroeconomic Management for Poverty Reduction : Chad, Mali, Niger (English)
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APR 01, 2016 132004 Working Paper
Islamic Republic of Pakistan : Tracing the flow of public Money - Punjab : Expenditure and Quantity of Service Delivery Survey (EQSDS) in primary school sector (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 ACS14224 Other Education Study
Pakistan development update (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95751 Economic Updates and Modeling
Pakistan Development Update (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 93723 Working Paper
Pakistan poverty trends, scenarios and drivers (English)
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JUN 05, 2014 91701 Working Paper
Pakistan development update (English)
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APR 01, 2014 86681 Economic Updates and Modeling
Pakistan - The transformative path (English)
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AUG 09, 2013 80506 Working Paper
Rethinking development policy choices : contributions to the emerging agenda (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79556 Brief