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Special study on benchmarking the quality of project economic analysis for the South Asia Region (English)

This paper benchmarks the quality of project economic analysis in South Asia against other World Bank regions, using data on project exits between 1975 and 2015. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7983 FEB 27, 2017

Ezemenari,Kenechukwu Maria; Ye,Xiao Disclosed

Africa's pulse (English)

This Africa's pulse newsletter includes the following headings: recent economic trends; global economic developments; and trends and outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 67996 FEB 01, 2012

Angwafo,Manka S.; Buitano,Mapi M.; Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Chuhan-Pole,Punam; Ye,Xiao Disclosed

Africa at a turning point? Growth, aid, and external shocks (English)

This book is a collection of essays that seeks to answer three interrelated sets of questions about Africa's recent growth recovery. The first set of essays addresses questions about the drivers and durability of Africa's growth. ... See More +

Publication 43976 APR 14, 2008

Go, Delfin S.; Page, John; Arbache, Jorge; Korman, Vijdan; Ye, Xiao; Chuhan-Pole, Punam; Fitzpatrick, Brendan; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Robinson, Sherman; Thierfelder, Karen; Lofgren, Hans; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Ratha, Dilip; Mohapatra, Sanket; Plaza, Sonia; Raddatz, Claudio; Devlin, Julia; Lewin, Michael; Ranaweera, Thilakaratna; Budina, Nina; van Wijnbergen, Sweder; Andriamihaja, Noro; Vecchi, Giovanni; Essama-Nssah, B.; Kearney, Marna Disclosed

Implementing performance-based aid in Africa: the country policy and institutional assessment (English)

Unlike most other donors, IDA bases its country envelopes on a formal performance assessment, the Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31007 NOV 01, 2004

Gelb, Alan; Ngo, Brian; Ye, Xiao

Enquête prioritaire Malgache auprès des ménages 1999 (French)

Madagascar has seen its economy deteriorated significantly since 2001. GDP, which declined between 1991 and 1996, experienced an average increase of 4.5 percent between 1997 and 2001, but could fall by 12 percent in 2002. ... See More +

Brief 54257 APR 01, 2004

Rockmore, Christophe; Xiao, Ye Disclosed

Ethiopia welfare monitoring survey, 2000 (English)

This bulletin presents key welfare outcome indicators for Ethiopia extracted from the Welfare Monitoring Survey taken in 2000. The survey data files have been reformatted and " standardized " by the Operational Quality and Knowledge Services Unit of the World Bank ' s Africa Region to facilitate comparisons across and within data sets. ... See More +

Brief 26662 JUN 01, 2003

James Keough; Xiao Ye

Zambia Living Conditions Monitoring Survey II, 1998 (English)

This bulletin presents key welfare outcome indicators extracted from the Zambia Living Conditions Monitoring Survey II taken in 1998. The survey data files have been reformatted and " standardized " by the Operational Quality and Knowledge Services Unit of the World Bank ' s Africa Region to facilitate comparisons across and within data sets. ... See More +

Brief 26663 JUN 01, 2003

Puetz, Detlev; Xiao Ye

The Gambia National Household Poverty Survey, 1998 (English)

This bulletin presents key welfare outcome indicators extracted from the Gambia National Household Poverty survey taken in 1998. The survey data files have been reformatted and "standardized" by the Operational Quality and Knowledge Services Unit of the World Bank's Africa Region to facilitate comparisons across and within data sets. ... See More +

Brief 26664 JUN 01, 2003

Detlev Puetz; Xiao Ye

Malawi integrated household survey 1997 (English)

Malawi is a relatively small country with an estimated population of 11 million and a land size (excluding inland waters) of approximately 94 thousand square km. ... See More +

Brief 26589 MAR 01, 2003

Mungai, Rose; Xiao Ye

Kenya welfare monitoring survey 1997 (English)

Kenya has been a relatively stable country since its independence in 1963, although there were serious political instigated ethnic clashes in the 1990. ... See More +

Brief 26588 MAR 01, 2003

Mungai, Rose; Xiao Ye

Efficiency of public expenditure distribution and beyond : a report on Ghana's 2000 public expenditure tracking survey in the sectors of primary health and education (English)

This paper analyzes the public expenditure flows from the line ministries in Ghana, to the basic service provision facilities, including primary, and junior secondary schools, and health clinics. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 24635 JUN 30, 2002

Xiao Ye; Canagarajah, Sudharshan; White, Paula J[editor]

Can local institutions reduce poverty? Rural decentralization in Burkina Faso (English)

The authors present evidence that in Burkina Faso, certain high-performing local institutions contribute to equitable economic development. They link reduced levels of poverty, and inequality to a high degree of internal village organization. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2677 SEP 30, 2001

Donnelly-Roark, Paula; Ouedraogo, Karim; Xiao Ye

Public health and education spending in Ghana in 1992-98 : issues of equity and efficiency (English)

Using primary data from the health and education ministries, and household survey data from the Ghana Statistical Service, the authors analyze equity, and efficiency issues in public spending on health, and education in Ghana in the 1990s. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2579 APR 30, 2001

Canagarajah,Roy S.; Xiao Ye

Rural decentralization in Burkina Faso - local level institutions and poverty eradication (English)

The note focuses on the leading role of local level institutions (LLIs) in Burkina Faso, in rural decentralization, and poverty eradication, to enhance equitable prosperity. ... See More +

Brief 21997 MAR 31, 2001

Ouedrago, Karim; Xiao Ye; Donnelly-Roark, Paula [editor] French Disclosed

Rural decentralization in Burkina Faso - local level institutions and poverty eradication : Decentralisation rurale au Burkina Faso: institutions de niveau local et eradication de la pauvrete (French)

The note focuses on the leading role of local level institutions (LLIs) in Burkina Faso, in rural decentralization, and poverty eradication, to enhance equitable prosperity. ... See More +

Brief 21997 MAR 01, 2001

Ouedrago, Karim; Xiao Ye; Donnelly-Roark, Paula [editor] English Disclosed

Turkmenistan - A profile of living standards in Turkmenistan (English)

The study reviews the living standards in Turkmenistan, shaped by the Soviet legacy - whose income levels in 1989 were below the socially acceptable minimum -; by the economic decline throughout the 1990s, until recent economic resumption; and, by current approaches, and government policies. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report 21656 JAN 09, 2001

Xiao Ye; Mills, Michael Disclosed

The structure and determinants of inequality and poverty reduction in Ghana, 1988-92 (English)

Using three rounds of the Ghana Living Standard Survey, conducted between 1988 and 1992, the authors present findings that shed light on the structure of inequality among different socioeconomic groups in different geographic areas, in the context of poverty reduction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1998 OCT 31, 1998

Canagarajah,Roy S.; Mazumdar, Dipak; Xiao Ye

Monitoring poverty over time : some lessons from Cote d'Ivoire : Le suivi de la pauvrete : enseignements fournis par la Cote d'Ivoire (French)

This note explores some of the factors that need to be taken into account in designing surveys, and in comparing poverty indicators over time for effective poverty monitoring. ... See More +

Brief 30445 JUN 01, 1997

Jones, Christine; Xiao Ye English Disclosed

Monitoring poverty over time : some lessons from Cote d'Ivoire (English)

This note explores some of the factors that need to be taken into account in designing surveys, and in comparing poverty indicators over time for effective poverty monitoring. ... See More +

Brief 30445 NOV 01, 1996

Jones, Christine; Xiao Ye French Disclosed

Accounting for the reduction in rural poverty in Ghana 1988-1992 (English)

The appearance of poverty decline in three rural localities in Ghana, between 1988 and 1992, forms the basis for the hypotheses explored in this paper. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19706 NOV 30, 1995

Jones, Christine; Xiao Ye

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Special study on benchmarking the quality of project economic analysis for the South Asia Region (English)
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FEB 27, 2017 WPS7983 Policy Research Working Paper
Africa's pulse (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 67996 Working Paper
Africa at a turning point? Growth, aid, and external shocks (English)
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APR 14, 2008 43976 Publication
Implementing performance-based aid in Africa: the country policy and institutional assessment (English)
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NOV 01, 2004 31007 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Enquête prioritaire Malgache auprès des ménages 1999 (French)
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APR 01, 2004 54257 Brief
Ethiopia welfare monitoring survey, 2000 (English)
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JUN 01, 2003 26662 Brief
Zambia Living Conditions Monitoring Survey II, 1998 (English)
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JUN 01, 2003 26663 Brief
The Gambia National Household Poverty Survey, 1998 (English)
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JUN 01, 2003 26664 Brief
Malawi integrated household survey 1997 (English)
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MAR 01, 2003 26589 Brief
Kenya welfare monitoring survey 1997 (English)
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MAR 01, 2003 26588 Brief
Efficiency of public expenditure distribution and beyond : a report on Ghana's 2000 public expenditure tracking survey in the sectors of primary health and education (English)
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JUN 30, 2002 24635 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Can local institutions reduce poverty? Rural decentralization in Burkina Faso (English)
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SEP 30, 2001 WPS2677 Policy Research Working Paper
Public health and education spending in Ghana in 1992-98 : issues of equity and efficiency (English)
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APR 30, 2001 WPS2579 Policy Research Working Paper
Rural decentralization in Burkina Faso - local level institutions and poverty eradication (English)
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MAR 31, 2001 21997 Brief French
Rural decentralization in Burkina Faso - local level institutions and poverty eradication : Decentralisation rurale au Burkina Faso: institutions de niveau local et eradication de la pauvrete (French)
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MAR 01, 2001 21997 Brief English
Turkmenistan - A profile of living standards in Turkmenistan (English)
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JAN 09, 2001 21656 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report
The structure and determinants of inequality and poverty reduction in Ghana, 1988-92 (English)
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OCT 31, 1998 WPS1998 Policy Research Working Paper
Monitoring poverty over time : some lessons from Cote d'Ivoire : Le suivi de la pauvrete : enseignements fournis par la Cote d'Ivoire (French)
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JUN 01, 1997 30445 Brief English
Monitoring poverty over time : some lessons from Cote d'Ivoire (English)
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NOV 01, 1996 30445 Brief French
Accounting for the reduction in rural poverty in Ghana 1988-1992 (English)
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NOV 30, 1995 19706 Working Paper (Numbered Series)