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Developing statistical literacy using real world data : investigating socioeconomic secondary data resources used in research and teaching (English)

Increasing volumes of statistical data are being made available on the open web, including from the World Bank. This 'data deluge' provides both opportunities and challenges. ... See More +

Journal Article 79026 JAN 01, 2013

Carter, Jackie; Noble, Susan; Russell, Andrew; Swanson, Eric

The millennium development goals and the road to 2015 : building on progress and responding to crisis (English)

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) provide a multidimensional framework for attacking poverty in a world of multi-polar growth. By focusing on measurable results, they provide a scorecard for assessing progress toward mutually agreed targets. ... See More +

Publication 56800 JAN 01, 2010

Go, Delfin; Swanson, Eric

2009 Information and communications for development : extending reach and increasing impact : 2009 information and communications for development : extending reach and increasing impact (English)

The information and communication technology (ICT) is transforming interactions between people, governments, and firms worldwide. In developing countries, farmers receive updated crop prices and public health officials monitor medical inventories by text messages. ... See More +

Other Infrastructure Study 48791 MAY 22, 2009

Khalil, Mohsen A.; Dongier, Philippe; D'Costa, Valerie; Zhen-Wei Qiang, Christine; Smith, Peter L; Sudan, Randeep; Swanson, Eric; Wellenius, Bjorn

The ICP Bulletin Vol. 6 (No. 1) (English)

Included in this issue: interview with the Executive Secretary of Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). New demands for consumer price indices (CPI) and purchasing power parity (PPP) information in the context of increased food price volatility and economic recession. ... See More +

Newsletter 49098 MAR 01, 2009

Barcena, Alicia; Braun, Joachim von; Biru, Yonas; Jorgenson, Dale W.; Vu, Khuong M.; Belkindas, Misha; Sun, Changqing; Swanson, Eric; Thomas, Charles;; Marquez, Jaime; Fahle, Sean; Oyewole, Philemon; Varjonene, Seppo;

Poverty data : a supplement to world development indicators 2008 (English)

This supplement to World Development Indicators 2008 provides estimates of global poverty that are the first re-evaluation of the World Bank's '$1 a day' poverty line since 1999. ... See More +

Working Paper 78701 DEC 16, 2008

Swanson, Eric

The little data book 2007 (English)

The Little Data Book (LDB) 2007 is a pocket edition of World Development Indicators (WDI) 2007. It is intended as a quick reference for users of the WDI 2007 book and CD-ROM and WDI online, electronic subscription database. ... See More +

World Development Indicators 54150 MAY 01, 2007

Swanson, Eric

World development indicators 2007 (English)

This year the preliminary results of the international comparison program are being released, providing new comparisons of price levels for more than 140 countries. ... See More +

World Development Indicators 54166 APR 01, 2007

Swanson, Eric

World development indicators 2006 (English)

The developing world has made remarkable progress. The number of people living in extreme poverty on less than $1 a day has fallen by about 400 million in the last 25 years. ... See More +

World Development Indicators 54165 APR 01, 2006

Swanson, Eric

2006 information and communications for development : global trends and policies (English)

The book offers a realistic assessment of experiences, trends, and outlook on the Information, Communications Technology (ICT) sector, with a focus on actual results and justified expectations. ... See More +

Publication 35924 JAN 01, 2006

Zhen-Wei Qiang, Christine; Lanvin, Bruno; Minges, Michael; Swanson, Eric; Wellenius, Bjorn; clarke, George R.; Halewood, Naomi; Adamali, Aref; Coffey, John Oliver; Safdar, Zaid

A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies (Vol. 1 of 2) : Core techniques and cross-cutting issues (English)

This sourcebook was written to assist low-income countries with the development and strengthening of their poverty reduction strategies. This book has been designed as a resource for analysis and discourse on poverty reduction policies and programs at the country level. ... See More +

Publication 29800 JAN 01, 2002

Klugman, Jeni [editor]; Coudouel, Aline; Hentschel, Jesko S.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Yitzaki, Shlomo; Prennushi, Giovanna; Rubio, Gloria; Subbarao, Kalanidhi; Christiaensen, Luc; Scott, Christopher; Achikbache, Bahjat; Belkindas, Misha; Dinc, Mustafa; Eele, Graham; Swanson, Eric; Fozzard, Adrian; Holmes, Malcolm; Withers, Kate
; Tikare, Seema; Youssef, Deborah; Donnelly-Roark, Paula; Shah, Parmesh; Girishankar, Navin; Hammergren, Linn; Knack, Stephen; Levy, Brian; Litvack, Jennie; Manning, Nicholas; Messick, Richard; Rinne, Jeffrey; Sutch, Helen; Dongier, Philippe; Domelen, Julie Van; Ostrom, Elinor; Rizvi, Andrea; Wakeman, Wendy; Bebbington, Anthony; Alkire, Sabina; Esmail, Talib; Polski, Margaret; Bamberger, Michael; Blackden, Mark; Fort, Lucia; Manoukian, Violeta; Bojö, Jan; Bucknall, Julia; Hamilton, Kirk; Kishor, Nalin; Kraus, Christiane; Pillai, Poonam; Mozammel, Masud; Zatlokal, Barbara; Ames, Brian; Brown, Ward; Devarajan, Shanta; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Hoekman, Bernard; Michalopoulos, Constantine; Schiff, Maurice; Tarr, David; Cord, Louise; Baharoglu, Deniz; Kessides, Christine; Ezemenari, Kene; Grosh, Margaret; Sherburne-Benz, Lynn; Claeson, Mariam; Griffin, Charles C.; Johnston, Timothy A.; McLachlan, Mildred; Soucat, Agnes L. B.; Wagstaff, Adam; Yazbeck, Abdo S.; Aoki, Aya; Bruns, Barbara; Drabble, Michael; Marope, Mmantsetsa; Mingat, Alain; Moock, Peter; Murphy, Patrick; Paci, Pierella; Patrinos, Harry; Tan, Jee-Peng; Thomas, Christopher; Winter, Carolyn; Yang, Hongyu; Lamech, Ranjit; O'Sullivan, Kyran; Gannon, Colin; Gwilliam, Kenneth; Liu, Zhi; Malmberg-Calvo, Christina; Bosch, Christophe; Hommann, Kirsten; Sadoff, Claudia; Travers, Lee; Kenny, Charles; Navas-Sabater, Juan

A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies (Vol. 2 of 2) : Macroeconomic and sectoral approaches (English)

This sourcebook was written to assist low-income countries with the development and strengthening of their poverty reduction strategies. This book has been designed as a resource for analysis and discourse on poverty reduction policies and programs at the country level. ... See More +

Publication 29800 JAN 01, 2002

Klugman, Jeni [editor]; Coudouel, Aline; Hentschel, Jesko S.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Yitzaki, Shlomo; Prennushi, Giovanna; Rubio, Gloria; Subbarao, Kalanidhi; Christiaensen, Luc; Scott, Christopher; Achikbache, Bahjat; Belkindas, Misha; Dinc, Mustafa; Eele, Graham; Swanson, Eric; Fozzard, Adrian; Holmes, Malcolm; Withers, Kate
; Tikare, Seema; Youssef, Deborah; Donnelly-Roark, Paula; Shah, Parmesh; Girishankar, Navin; Hammergren, Linn; Knack, Stephen; Levy, Brian; Litvack, Jennie; Manning, Nicholas; Messick, Richard; Rinne, Jeffrey; Sutch, Helen; Dongier, Philippe; Domelen, Julie Van; Ostrom, Elinor; Rizvi, Andrea; Wakeman, Wendy; Bebbington, Anthony; Alkire, Sabina; Esmail, Talib; Polski, Margaret; Bamberger, Michael; Blackden, Mark; Fort, Lucia; Manoukian, Violeta; Bojö, Jan; Bucknall, Julia; Hamilton, Kirk; Kishor, Nalin; Kraus, Christiane; Pillai, Poonam; Mozammel, Masud; Zatlokal, Barbara; Ames, Brian; Brown, Ward; Devarajan, Shanta; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Hoekman, Bernard; Michalopoulos, Constantine; Schiff, Maurice; Tarr, David; Cord, Louise; Baharoglu, Deniz; Kessides, Christine; Ezemenari, Kene; Grosh, Margaret; Sherburne-Benz, Lynn; Claeson, Mariam; Griffin, Charles C.; Johnston, Timothy A.; McLachlan, Mildred; Soucat, Agnes L. B.; Wagstaff, Adam; Yazbeck, Abdo S.; Aoki, Aya; Bruns, Barbara; Drabble, Michael; Marope, Mmantsetsa; Mingat, Alain; Moock, Peter; Murphy, Patrick; Paci, Pierella; Patrinos, Harry; Tan, Jee-Peng; Thomas, Christopher; Winter, Carolyn; Yang, Hongyu; Lamech, Ranjit; O'Sullivan, Kyran; Gannon, Colin; Gwilliam, Kenneth; Liu, Zhi; Malmberg-Calvo, Christina; Bosch, Christophe; Hommann, Kirsten; Sadoff, Claudia; Travers, Lee; Kenny, Charles; Navas-Sabater, Juan

A new database on human capital stock : sources, methodology and results (English)

The authors describe the techniques and data adopted for the construction of a new series of estimates of the stock of education in 85 countries over 28 years (1960-87). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1124 APR 30, 1993

Nehru, Vikram; Swanson, Eric; Dubey, Ashutosh

Retention of basic skills among dropouts from Egyptian primary schools (English)

Over the past fifty years, various studies have attempted to document the alleged loss of literacy and numeracy skills afflicting dropouts from primary schools in Least Developed Countries (LDCs). ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper DRD171 MAY 01, 1986

Hartley, Michael J.; Swanson, Eric V.

The measurement of learning and retention curves for basic skills in Egyptian primary education I : an application of censored analysis of variance - maximum likelihood estimation of the truncated and censored normal regression models (English)

Educational systems characterized by high dropout rates are said to incur 'educational wastage,' implying that resources expended on students who drop out are entirely wasted if the student lapses into a permanent state of illiteracy. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper DRD49 AUG 01, 1980

Swanson, Eric V.; Hartley, Michael J.

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Developing statistical literacy using real world data : investigating socioeconomic secondary data resources used in research and teaching (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 79026 Journal Article
The millennium development goals and the road to 2015 : building on progress and responding to crisis (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 56800 Publication
2009 Information and communications for development : extending reach and increasing impact : 2009 information and communications for development : extending reach and increasing impact (English)
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MAY 22, 2009 48791 Other Infrastructure Study
The ICP Bulletin Vol. 6 (No. 1) (English)
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MAR 01, 2009 49098 Newsletter
Poverty data : a supplement to world development indicators 2008 (English)
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DEC 16, 2008 78701 Working Paper
The little data book 2007 (English)
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MAY 01, 2007 54150 World Development Indicators
World development indicators 2007 (English)
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APR 01, 2007 54166 World Development Indicators
World development indicators 2006 (English)
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APR 01, 2006 54165 World Development Indicators
2006 information and communications for development : global trends and policies (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 35924 Publication
A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies (Vol. 1 of 2) : Core techniques and cross-cutting issues (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2002 29800 Publication
A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies (Vol. 2 of 2) : Macroeconomic and sectoral approaches (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2002 29800 Publication
A new database on human capital stock : sources, methodology and results (English)
See More +
APR 30, 1993 WPS1124 Policy Research Working Paper
Retention of basic skills among dropouts from Egyptian primary schools (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 1986 DRD171 Departmental Working Paper
The measurement of learning and retention curves for basic skills in Egyptian primary education I : an application of censored analysis of variance - maximum likelihood estimation of the truncated and censored normal regression models (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 1980 DRD49 Departmental Working Paper