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Who uses basic services in rural El Salvador? (English)

The study examines the use of basic services in rural areas of El Salvador, and provides information on regional distribution of disadvantaged groups across the country. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19713 JAN 31, 1997

Castro-Leal, Florencia; Mehra, Kalpana

Poverty and inequality in the distribution of public education spending in South Africa (English)

The study explores the distribution of all public education resources across socioeconomic, and demographic groups in South Africa. The Benefit Incidence Analysis was the methodology used to measure the distribution of public services, and how these benefited, if any, targeted groups within its population. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19711 DEC 31, 1996

Castro-leal, Florencia

The impact of public health spending on poverty and inequality in South Africa (English)

This study reviews the impact of public health spending on poverty, and, inequality, in South Africa, and examines how sector expenditures are distributed across socioeconomic groups, races, and regions. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19710 DEC 31, 1996

Castro-Leal, Florencia

Who benefits from public education spending in Malawi? results from the recent education reform (English)

Malawi's education system is hampered by problems of poor access, high repetition and dropout rates, poor infrastructure and inequality. To address this situation the new Government of Malawi has made education, particularly primary education, its top priority. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19712 SEP 30, 1996

Castro-Leal, Florencia

Protecting the disadvantaged in a high growth economy : safety nets in Thailand (English)

Although Thailand relied on rapid economic growth as the principal strategy for poverty reduction, with impressive results, regional disparities, both in growth, and in poverty reduction, still exist. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19709 JUL 31, 1996

Subbarao, Kalanidhi; Rudra, Kaushik

Opportunistic government or sustaining reform? Electoral trends and public expenditure patterns in Peru, 1990-1995 (English)

The effects of discretionary public expenditures is analyzed, focusing on electoral outcomes during a period of economic reform in Peru. The authors examine the political consequences of the significant increase in public expenditure targeted to poor groups, and, analyze the effects of those expenditures on voting patterns, and how government responded to those voting patterns. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19708 MAR 31, 1996

Graham, Carol; Kane, Cheikh

Sector work and project performance in education : a review of Bank experience (English)

Subsequent action programs stemming from the Wapenhans report, emphasize the need for lending operations to be based on sound diagnostic Economic and Sector Work (ESW), with full participation of borrowers in the identification of constraints, to attain development impacts. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19707 JAN 31, 1996

Schwartz, Antoine; Sack, Richard Disclosed

The incidence of social spending in ghana (English)

The study investigates the implication of economic recovery in Ghana, and how it relates to the incidence of social spending, reviewing how the poor benefit from education and health spending. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19704 NOV 30, 1995

Demery, Lionel; Chao, Shiyan; Bernier, Rene; Mehra, Kalpana

Poverty assessment in Ghana - using qualitative and participatory research methods (English)

The overall objective of this study was to contribute to social policy formulation in Ghana, through a widespread understanding of the processes that lead to poverty, in a participatory manner. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19705 NOV 30, 1995

Norton, andy; Bortei-Doku Aryeetey, Ellen; Korboe, David; Dogbe, D.K. Tony

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

Selected social safety net programs in the Philippines : targeting, cost-effectiveness and options for reform (English)

To ease transitional problems during stabilization and structural reform and to protect the well-being of the poor, the government of the Philippines have focused on three major safety net programs: food subsidies, public employment programs, and credit-based livelihood programs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19701 NOV 30, 1995

Subbarao, K.; Ahmed, Akhter; Teklu, Tesfaye

Armenia : a poverty profile (English)

The study presents a poverty profile, based mainly, on data from the Armenian pilot survey, pioneered in 1993-94, a unique effort among the former Soviet Union (FSU) countries, focused on issues such as income distribution, and poverty, questions that many FSU countries chose to ignore. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19702 NOV 30, 1995

Braithwaite, Jeanine

Effects of social security on lifetime income distribution in Argentina (English)

Argentina's Social Security system is one of the older retirement programs in the Americas, with an important coverage rate and a large number of retired workers. ... See More +

Poverty & Social Policy Working Paper 17364 AUG 31, 1995

Rofman, Rafael

Effects of social security on lifetime income distribution in Brazil (English)

This paper considers the distributive effects of a very complex Pay-As-You-Go Scheme from a lifetime income approach, assessing the potential effect of different variables on the returns offered by the system. ... See More +

Poverty & Social Policy Working Paper 17362 AUG 31, 1995

Rofman, Rafael

Performance indicators to monitor poverty reduction (English)

This booklet discusses the indicators that are relevant in monitoring the performance of the Bank's lending for poverty reduction. They are intended to make lessons emerging from the recent work program available to operational staff quickly and easily, as well as to stimulate discussion and comments. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31099 JUN 01, 1995

Disclosed

Beneficiary assessment - an approach described (English)

Beneficiary assessment is a tool to improve the quality of development operations. This is an approach to information gathering which assess the value of an activity as it is perceived by its principal users. ... See More +

Working Paper 30448 FEB 01, 1992

Salmen, Lawrence F.

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Who uses basic services in rural El Salvador? (English)
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JAN 31, 1997 19713 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Poverty and inequality in the distribution of public education spending in South Africa (English)
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DEC 31, 1996 19711 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The impact of public health spending on poverty and inequality in South Africa (English)
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DEC 31, 1996 19710 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Who benefits from public education spending in Malawi? results from the recent education reform (English)
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SEP 30, 1996 19712 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Protecting the disadvantaged in a high growth economy : safety nets in Thailand (English)
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JUL 31, 1996 19709 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Opportunistic government or sustaining reform? Electoral trends and public expenditure patterns in Peru, 1990-1995 (English)
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MAR 31, 1996 19708 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Sector work and project performance in education : a review of Bank experience (English)
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JAN 31, 1996 19707 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The incidence of social spending in ghana (English)
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NOV 30, 1995 19704 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Poverty assessment in Ghana - using qualitative and participatory research methods (English)
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NOV 30, 1995 19705 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Accounting for the reduction in rural poverty in Ghana 1988-1992 (English)
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NOV 30, 1995 19706 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Selected social safety net programs in the Philippines : targeting, cost-effectiveness and options for reform (English)
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NOV 30, 1995 19701 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Armenia : a poverty profile (English)
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NOV 30, 1995 19702 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Effects of social security on lifetime income distribution in Argentina (English)
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AUG 31, 1995 17364 Poverty & Social Policy Working Paper
Effects of social security on lifetime income distribution in Brazil (English)
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AUG 31, 1995 17362 Poverty & Social Policy Working Paper
Performance indicators to monitor poverty reduction (English)
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JUN 01, 1995 31099 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Beneficiary assessment - an approach described (English)
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FEB 01, 1992 30448 Working Paper