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From occupations to embedded skills : a cross-country comparison (English)

This paper derives the skill content of 30 countries, ranging from low-income to high-income ones, from the occupational structure of their economies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6560 AUG 01, 2013

Aedo, Cristian; Luque, Javier; Hentschel, Jesko; Moreno, Martin

World development report 2013 : jobs (Chinese)

The 2013 World Development Report on jobs helps to explain and analyze the connection between jobs and important dimensions of economic and social development. ... See More +

World Development Report 73068 JAN 01, 2013

Rama, Martin; Beegle, Kathleen; Hentschel, Jesko English

World development report 2013 : jobs (English)

The 2013 World Development Report on jobs helps to explain and analyze the connection between jobs and important dimensions of economic and social development. ... See More +

World Development Report 73068 OCT 01, 2012

Rama, Martín; Beegle, Kathleen; Hentschel, Jesko Chinese

Protection in good and bad times ? the Turkish green card health program (English)

This paper evaluates the equity and financial protection implications of the expansion of the Green Card (Yesil Kart) non-contributory health insurance program in Turkey during the growth years from 2003 to 2008. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6178 AUG 01, 2012

Aran, Meltem A.; Hentschel, Jesko S.

Life chances in Turkey : expanding opportunities for the next generation (English)

Life chances explore the state of equality of opportunities in Turkey. It builds on the concepts and ideas presented in the World Development Report 2006: equity and development. ... See More +

Publication 56797 JUN 16, 2010

Can, Raif; Gignoux, Jeremie; Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Uraz, Arzu; Aran, Meltem; Hentschel, Jesko

Using rapid city surveys to inform municipal social policy : an application in Cali, Colombia (English)

Many developing countries assign local governments increasing responsibilities in fighting poverty. This requires local social policy to go beyond the execution of centrally designed and funded education and health programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3369 AUG 01, 2004

Hentschel, Jesko

Bundling services and household welfare in developing countries - the case of Peru (English)

Using panel data for Peru for 1994-2000, the authors find that when households receive two, or more services jointly, the welfare increases as measured by changes in consumption are larger than when services are provided separately. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3310 MAY 01, 2004

Chong, Alberto; Hentschel, Jesko; Saavedra, Jaime;

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

With the help of one's neighbors - externalities in the production of nutrition in Peru (English)

Both public, and private resources contribute to children's nutritional status. And investments by one household may improve health in other neighborhood households, by improving the sanitation environment, and increasing shared knowledge. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2627 JUN 30, 2001

Alderman, Harold; Hentschel, Jesko; Sabates, Ricardo

The City Poverty Assessment - a primer (English)

This paper provides an introduction to the concept of, and tools used in City Poverty Assessments. There is no standard content to such assessments; rather, they need to be adapted to the specific needs of the city involved. ... See More +

Publication WTP490 DEC 01, 2000

Seshagiri, Radha; Hentschel, Jesko

The World Bank economic review 14 (1) (English)

International knowledge flows and economic performance - a review of the evidence; by Giorgio Barba Navaretti and David G. Tarr. Do trade patterns and technology flows affect productivity growth? ... See More +

Publication 20868 JAN 31, 2000

Bigman, David; Grether, Jean-Marie; Tarr, David G.; Hoekman, Bernard; Keller, Wolfgang; Bee Yan Aw; Dercon, Stefan; Soloaga, Isidro; Sukkyun Chung; Zable, Ilyse [editor]; Takacs, Wendy; Roberts, Mark J.; Lanjouw, Peter; Hentschel, Jesko; Gisselquist, David; Fofack, Hippolyte; Lambotte, Michel; Djankov, Simeon; Barba Navaretti, Giorgio; Bourguignon, Francois [editor]; Lanjouw, Jean Olson; Poggi, Javier

Combining census and survey data to trace the spatial dimensions of poverty : a case study of Ecuador (English)

Poverty maps provide information on the spatial distribution of living standards. They are an important tool for policymakers, who rely on them to allocate transfers and inform policy design. ... See More +

Journal Article 77308 JAN 01, 2000

Hentschel, Jesko; Lanjouw, Jean Olson; Lanjouw, Peter; Poggi, Javier

Household welfare measurement and the pricing of basic services (English)

The authors discuss when and how to adjust expenditures derived from household surveys to reflect the consumption of basic services. They discuss simple adjustment methods for markets that are subsidized, rationed, or subject to increasing marginal tariff pricing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2006 NOV 30, 1998

Hentschel, Jesko; Lanjouw, Peter

Combining census and survey data to study spatial dimensions of poverty (English)

Poverty maps, providing information on the spatial distribution of living standards, are an important tool for policy making and economic research. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1928 JUN 30, 1998

Hentschel, Jesko; Lanjouw, Jean Olson; Lanjouw, Peter; Poggi, Javier

Using disaggregated poverty maps to plan sectoral investments (English)

This poverty note analyzes the usefulness of poverty maps, and how they can be constructed using census and survey data, for the use and benefit of policy makers to focus scarce development resources. ... See More +

Brief 18570 MAY 31, 1998

Hentschel, Jesko; Lanjouw, Peter

Distinguishing between types of data and methods of collecting them (English)

The author examines the role of different data collection methods--including the types of data they produce--in the analysis of social phenomena in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1914 APR 30, 1998

Hentschel, Jesko

Constructing an indicator of consumption for the analysis of poverty : principles and illustrations with reference to Ecuador (English)

This paper is concerned with the derivation of a welfare indicator for households from consumption data. It examines, illustrating with reference the data for Ecuador, several of the steps involved in constructing consumption aggregates and highlights some of the principles which should guide the analysis. ... See More +

Publication LSM124 MAR 31, 1996

Hentschel, Jesko; Lanjouw, Peter

Rural poverty in Ecuador : a qualitative assessment (English)

A complement to recent in-depth quantitative analyses of rural poverty in Ecuador, this is a report on the results of the Rural Qualitative Assessment in living conditions in rural communities in all three Ecuador's diverse regions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1576 FEB 29, 1996

Hentschel, Jesko; Waters, William F.; Vandever Webb, Anna Kathryn

Trade and growth in Ecuador : a partial equilibrium view (English)

When the outbreak of the debt crisis in 1982 halted private international capital flows to most developing countries, it was not easy for Ecuador to cope with the changed international circumstances. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1352 AUG 31, 1994

Hentschel, Jesko

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From occupations to embedded skills : a cross-country comparison (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 WPS6560 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2013 : jobs (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2013 73068 World Development Report English
World development report 2013 : jobs (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 73068 World Development Report Chinese
Protection in good and bad times ? the Turkish green card health program (English)
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AUG 01, 2012 WPS6178 Policy Research Working Paper
Life chances in Turkey : expanding opportunities for the next generation (English)
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JUN 16, 2010 56797 Publication
Using rapid city surveys to inform municipal social policy : an application in Cali, Colombia (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2004 WPS3369 Policy Research Working Paper
Bundling services and household welfare in developing countries - the case of Peru (English)
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MAY 01, 2004 WPS3310 Policy Research Working Paper
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
With the help of one's neighbors - externalities in the production of nutrition in Peru (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 WPS2627 Policy Research Working Paper
The City Poverty Assessment - a primer (English)
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DEC 01, 2000 WTP490 Publication
The World Bank economic review 14 (1) (English)
See More +
JAN 31, 2000 20868 Publication
Combining census and survey data to trace the spatial dimensions of poverty : a case study of Ecuador (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2000 77308 Journal Article
Household welfare measurement and the pricing of basic services (English)
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NOV 30, 1998 WPS2006 Policy Research Working Paper
Combining census and survey data to study spatial dimensions of poverty (English)
See More +
JUN 30, 1998 WPS1928 Policy Research Working Paper
Using disaggregated poverty maps to plan sectoral investments (English)
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MAY 31, 1998 18570 Brief
Distinguishing between types of data and methods of collecting them (English)
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APR 30, 1998 WPS1914 Policy Research Working Paper
Constructing an indicator of consumption for the analysis of poverty : principles and illustrations with reference to Ecuador (English)
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MAR 31, 1996 LSM124 Publication
Rural poverty in Ecuador : a qualitative assessment (English)
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FEB 29, 1996 WPS1576 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade and growth in Ecuador : a partial equilibrium view (English)
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AUG 31, 1994 WPS1352 Policy Research Working Paper