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A Proxy Means Test for Sri Lanka (English)

This paper intends to inform the effort of the Sri Lankan government to reform the targeting efficacy of its social protection programs, in particular, Samurdhi, which currently distributes benefits based on self-reported income. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8605 OCT 09, 2018

Sebastian,Ashwini Rekha; Shivakumaran,Shivapragasam; Silwal,Ani Rudra; Newhouse,David Locke; Walker,Thomas; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

A Proxy Means Test for Sri Lanka (English)

This paper intends to inform the effort of the Sri Lankan government to reform the targeting efficacy of its social protection programs, in particular, Samurdhi, which currently distributes benefits based on self-reported income. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 131470 OCT 01, 2018

Sebastian,Ashwini Rekha; Shivakumaran,Shivapragasam; Silwal,Ani Rudra; Newhouse,David Locke; Walker,Thomas; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

A proxy means test for Sri Lanka : A Proxy Means Test for Sri Lanka (English)

This paper intends to inform the effort of the Sri Lankan government to reform the targeting efficacy of its social protection programs, in particular, Samurdhi, which currently distributes benefits based on self-reported income. ... See More +

Working Paper 127524 JUN 01, 2018

Sebastian,Ashwini Rekha; Newhouse,David Locke; Walker,Thomas; Yoshida,Nobuo; Shivakumaran,Shivapragasam; Silwal,Ani Rudra Disclosed

The state of jobs in post-conflict areas of Sri Lanka (English)

Although Sri Lanka has made significant progress in social and economic development over the past decade, the Northern and Eastern provinces that faced the brunt of the decades-long conflict remain disproportionately poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8355 FEB 26, 2018

Newhouse,David Locke; Silwal,Ani Rudra Disclosed

The state of jobs in post-conflict areas of Sri Lanka (English)

Although Sri Lanka has made significant progress in social and economic development over the past decade, the Northern and Eastern provinces that faced the brunt of the decades-long conflict remain disproportionately poor. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125674 FEB 01, 2018

Newhouse,David Locke; Silwal,Ani Rudra Disclosed

Migration and Development Brief (English)

Officially recorded remittance flows to developing countries reached an estimated $401 billion in 2012, growing by 5.3 percent compared with 2011. ... See More +

Brief 77967 APR 19, 2013

Aga, Gemechu Ayana; Eigen-Zucchi, Christian; Plaza, Sonia; Silwal, Ani Rudra Disclosed

Remittances to developing countries will surpass 400 billion dollar in 2012 (English)

The officially recorded remittances to developing countries are expected to reach 406 billion dollar in 2012, up by 6.5 percentage from 381 billion dollar in 2011. ... See More +

Brief 77968 NOV 20, 2012

Ratha, Dilip Age; Gemechu Ayana; Silwal, Ani Disclosed

Remittance flows in 2011 : an update (English)

Officially recorded remittance flows to developing countries are estimated to have reached $372 billion in 2011, an increase of 12.1 percent over 2010. ... See More +

Brief 73745 APR 23, 2012

Ratha, Dilip; Silwal, Ani Disclosed

Outlook for remittance flows 2012-14 : remittance flows to developing countries exceed $350 billion in 2011 (English)

Officially recorded remittance flows to developing countries are estimated to have reached $351 billion in 2011, up 8 percent over 2010. For the first time since the global financial crisis, remittance flows to all six developing regions rose in 2011. ... See More +

Brief 73744 DEC 01, 2011

Mohapatra, Sanket; Ratha, Dilip; Silwal, Ani Disclosed

Outlook for remittance flows 2011-13 : remittance flows recover to pre-crisis levels (English)

Officially recorded remittance flows to developing countries recovered quickly to $325 billion in 2010 after the global financial crisis. But they have not kept pace with rising prices in recipient countries. ... See More +

Brief 63586 MAY 23, 2011

Mohapatra, Sanket; Ratha, Dilip; Silwal, Ani Disclosed

Migration and remittances factbook 2011 (English)

This is the second edition of the Migration and Remittances Factbook. This report provides a comprehensive picture of emigration, skilled emigration, immigration, and remittance flows for 210 countries and 15 country groups, drawing on authoritative, publicly available data. ... See More +

Publication 57869 NOV 04, 2010

Ratha, Dilip; Mohapatra, Sanket; Silwal, Ani Disclosed

Recovering from the crisis (Arabic)

This edition of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regional economic update concerns the region recovering from the financial crisis along with the global economy. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 54511 JUL 01, 2010

Ianchovichina, Elena; Mottaghi, Lili; Carey, Kevin; Spivak, Nadia; Farazi, Subika; Silwal, Ani; French, English Disclosed

Outlook for remittance flows 2010-11 : remittance flows to developing countries remained resilient in 2009, expected to recover during 2010-11 (English)

Officially recorded remittance flows to developing countries reached $316 billion in 2009, down 6 percent from $336 billion in 2008. With improved prospects for the global economy, remittance flows to developing countries are expected to increase by 6.2 percent in 2010 and 7.1 percent in 2011, a faster pace of recovery in 2010 than our earlier forecasts. ... See More +

Brief 58626 APR 23, 2010

Ratha, Dilip; Mohapatra, Sanket; Silwal, Ani Disclosed

Recovering from the crisis (English)

This edition of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regional economic update concerns the region recovering from the financial crisis along with the global economy. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 54511 APR 01, 2010

Ianchovichina, Elena; Mottaghi, Lili; Carey, Kevin; Spivak, Nadia; Farazi, Subika; Silwal, Ani; Arabic, French Disclosed

Recovering from the crisis : Sur la voie de la relance (French)

This edition of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regional economic update concerns the region recovering from the financial crisis along with the global economy. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 54511 APR 01, 2010

Ianchovichina, Elena; Mottaghi, Lili; Carey, Kevin; Spivak, Nadia; Farazi, Subika; Silwal, Ani; Arabic, English Disclosed

Migration and remittance trends 2009 : a better-than-expected outcome so far, but significant risks ahead (English)

Newly available data show that officially recorded remittance flows to developing countries reached $338 billion in 2008, higher than our previous estimate of $328 billion. ... See More +

Brief 52171 NOV 03, 2009

Ratha, Dilip; Mohapatra, Sanket; Silwal, Ani Disclosed

Outlook for remittance flows 2009-2011 : remittances expected to fall by 7-10 percent in 2009 (English)

Newly available data show that remittance flows to developing countries reached $328 billion in 2008, larger than previous estimate of $305 billion. ... See More +

Brief 52170 JUL 13, 2009

Ratha, Dilip; Mohapatra, Sanket; Silwal, Ani Disclosed

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A Proxy Means Test for Sri Lanka (English)
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OCT 09, 2018 WPS8605 Policy Research Working Paper
A Proxy Means Test for Sri Lanka (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131470 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
A proxy means test for Sri Lanka : A Proxy Means Test for Sri Lanka (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127524 Working Paper
The state of jobs in post-conflict areas of Sri Lanka (English)
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FEB 26, 2018 WPS8355 Policy Research Working Paper
The state of jobs in post-conflict areas of Sri Lanka (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 125674 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Migration and Development Brief (English)
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APR 19, 2013 77967 Brief
Remittances to developing countries will surpass 400 billion dollar in 2012 (English)
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NOV 20, 2012 77968 Brief
Remittance flows in 2011 : an update (English)
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APR 23, 2012 73745 Brief
Outlook for remittance flows 2012-14 : remittance flows to developing countries exceed $350 billion in 2011 (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 73744 Brief
Outlook for remittance flows 2011-13 : remittance flows recover to pre-crisis levels (English)
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MAY 23, 2011 63586 Brief
Migration and remittances factbook 2011 (English)
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NOV 04, 2010 57869 Publication
Recovering from the crisis (Arabic)
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JUL 01, 2010 54511 Economic Updates and Modeling French, English
Outlook for remittance flows 2010-11 : remittance flows to developing countries remained resilient in 2009, expected to recover during 2010-11 (English)
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APR 23, 2010 58626 Brief
Recovering from the crisis (English)
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APR 01, 2010 54511 Economic Updates and Modeling Arabic, French
Recovering from the crisis : Sur la voie de la relance (French)
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APR 01, 2010 54511 Economic Updates and Modeling Arabic, English
Migration and remittance trends 2009 : a better-than-expected outcome so far, but significant risks ahead (English)
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NOV 03, 2009 52171 Brief
Outlook for remittance flows 2009-2011 : remittances expected to fall by 7-10 percent in 2009 (English)
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JUL 13, 2009 52170 Brief