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But … what is the poverty rate today? testing poverty nowcasting methods in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Poverty estimates usually lag behind two years, which makes it difficult to provide real-time poverty analysis to assess the impact of economic crisis and shocks among the less well-off, and subsequently limits policy responses. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8104 JUN 19, 2017

Caruso,German Daniel; Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Malasquez,Eduardo; Scot,Thiago; Castaneda, R. Andres Disclosed

Latin America/LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN- P155976- FCPF Capacity Building Program IPs (LCR) - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP2350 JUN 12, 2017

Gloria Esperanza Xulu Xicay Disclosed

Latin America - Central America & Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project : P149670 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR28023 JUN 02, 2017

Campos Garcia,Ana Disclosed

Perceptions of distributive justice in Latin America during a period of falling inequality (English)

This paper explores perceptions of distributive justice in Latin America during the 2000s and their relationship with income inequality. In line with the fall in income inequality in the region, the paper documents a widespread, although modest, decrease in the share of the population that believes income distribution is unfair. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8072 MAY 23, 2017

Reyes,German Jeremias; Gasparini,Leonardo Carlos Disclosed

Appraisal Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - AF to the Central America & Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project - P163312 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSA21472 MAY 09, 2017

AnaCampos Garcia Disclosed

Assessing national achievement levels in education : في التعلیم التحصیل الوطنیة تقییم مستویات (Arabic)

This first volume of the National Assessment of Educational Achievement series describes the main features of national and international assessments, both of which became extremely popular tools for determining the quality of education in the 1990s and 2000s. ... See More +

Publication 41789 MAY 01, 2017

Greaney, Vincent [editor]; Kellaghan, Thomas [editor] Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, English Disclosed

Statement of loans for April 2017 : Latin America and Caribbean (English)

Working Paper 116504 APR 30, 2017

Disclosed

Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (English)

Latin America and the Caribbean does not have the infrastructure it needs, or deserves, given its income. Many argue that the solution is to spend more; by contrast, this report has one main message: Latin America can dramatically narrow its infrastructure service gap by spending efficiently on the right things. ... See More +

Working Paper 114110 APR 06, 2017

Fay,Marianne; Andres,Luis Alberto; Fox,Charles James Edward; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Straub,Stephane; Slawson,Michael Alan Disclosed

Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (Vol. 2) : sumário executivo (Portuguese)

Latin America and the Caribbean does not have the infrastructure it needs, or deserves, given its income. Many argue that the solution is to spend more; by contrast, this report has one main message: Latin America can dramatically narrow its infrastructure service gap by spending efficiently on the right things. ... See More +

Working Paper 114110 APR 01, 2017

Fay,Marianne; Andres,Luis Alberto; Fox,Charles James Edward; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Straub,Stephane; Slawson,Michael Alan Spanish Disclosed

Leaning against the wind : fiscal policy in Latin America and the Caribbean in a historical perspective (English)

Gross domestic product (GDP) in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region fell by 1.0 percent in 2016. In particular, LAC economies are facing important fiscal challenges that have yet to be fully absorbed, as most regional economies ended 2016 with fiscal deficits. ... See More +

Publication 116072 APR 01, 2017

worldbank.org;; 000380611:Samuel Jaime Pienknagura:spienknagura@ Disclosed

Statement of loans for March 2017 : Latin America and Caribbean (English)

Working Paper 114510 MAR 31, 2017

Disclosed

Urbanization and development : is Latin America and the Caribbean different from the rest of the world? (English)

Two long-established stylized facts in the urban and development economics literatures are that: (a) a country's level of economic development is strongly positively correlated with its level of urbanization; and (b) a country's level of urbanization is strongly negatively correlated with the size of its agricultural sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8019 MAR 30, 2017

Roberts,Mark; Blankespoor,Brian; Deuskar,Chandan; Stewart,Benjamin P. Disclosed

LA P149670-TF0AA564 CA & CATASTROPHE RISK PROJECT -FINANCIAL STATEMENT AT MAY 31, 2016 (English)

Auditing Document AUD0008089 MAR 06, 2017

Flores De Mixco,Sandra Lisette Disclosed

Collaboration platform on tax matters : reduce the information gap on the prices of minerals sold in intermediate forms (Spanish)

Working Paper 113229 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Securing forest tenure rights for rural development : lessons from six countries in Latin America (English)

Secure land tenure in rural landscapes is widely recognized as an essential foundation for achieving a range of economic development goals. However, forest areas in low and middle-income countries face particular challenges in strengthening the security of land and resource tenure. ... See More +

Publication 113657 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Better neighbors : toward a renewal of economic integration in Latin America (English)

In a clear break from its past, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), particularly South America, experienced a growth spurt with equity during the first decade of the 21st century. ... See More +

Publication 113852 MAR 01, 2017

Bown,Chad P.; Lederman,Daniel; Pienknagura,Samuel Jaime; Robertson,Raymond Disclosed

Rising incomes and inequality of access to infrastructure among Latin American households (English)

This paper documents access to services and ownership of infrastructure-related durables in the water, energy, telecom, and transport areas, based on harmonized household survey data covering 1.6 million households in 14 Latin American countries during 1992 to 2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7987 FEB 28, 2017

Fay,Marianne; Straub,Stephane Disclosed

Latin America/LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN- P155976- FCPF Capacity Building Program IPs (LCR) - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP1055 FEB 21, 2017

Gloria Esperanza Xulu Xicay Disclosed

Official Documents- Financing Agreement for Credit 5903-BO (Closing Package) ()

Financing Agreement FEB 02, 2017

Segura Labadia,Elena Disclosed

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But … what is the poverty rate today? testing poverty nowcasting methods in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 19, 2017 WPS8104 Policy Research Working Paper
Latin America/LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN- P155976- FCPF Capacity Building Program IPs (LCR) - Procurement Plan (English)
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JUN 12, 2017 STEP2350 Procurement Plan
Latin America - Central America & Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project : P149670 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)
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JUN 02, 2017 ISR28023 Implementation Status and Results Report
Perceptions of distributive justice in Latin America during a period of falling inequality (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 WPS8072 Policy Research Working Paper
Appraisal Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - AF to the Central America & Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project - P163312 (English)
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MAY 09, 2017 PIDISDSA21472 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Assessing national achievement levels in education : في التعلیم التحصیل الوطنیة تقییم مستویات (Arabic)
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MAY 01, 2017 41789 Publication Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, English
Statement of loans for April 2017 : Latin America and Caribbean (English)
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APR 30, 2017 116504 Working Paper
Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (English)
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APR 06, 2017 114110 Working Paper
Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (Vol. 2) : sumário executivo (Portuguese)
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APR 01, 2017 114110 Working Paper Spanish
Leaning against the wind : fiscal policy in Latin America and the Caribbean in a historical perspective (English)
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APR 01, 2017 116072 Publication
Statement of loans for March 2017 : Latin America and Caribbean (English)
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MAR 31, 2017 114510 Working Paper
Urbanization and development : is Latin America and the Caribbean different from the rest of the world? (English)
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MAR 30, 2017 WPS8019 Policy Research Working Paper
LA P149670-TF0AA564 CA & CATASTROPHE RISK PROJECT -FINANCIAL STATEMENT AT MAY 31, 2016 (English)
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MAR 06, 2017 AUD0008089 Auditing Document
Collaboration platform on tax matters : reduce the information gap on the prices of minerals sold in intermediate forms (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2017 113229 Working Paper
Collaboration platform in tax matters : a practical guide to address difficulties associated with the lack of comparables in transfer pricing analyzes (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2017 113226 Working Paper
Securing forest tenure rights for rural development : lessons from six countries in Latin America (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113657 Publication
Better neighbors : toward a renewal of economic integration in Latin America (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113852 Publication
Rising incomes and inequality of access to infrastructure among Latin American households (English)
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FEB 28, 2017 WPS7987 Policy Research Working Paper
Latin America/LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN- P155976- FCPF Capacity Building Program IPs (LCR) - Procurement Plan (English)
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FEB 21, 2017 STEP1055 Procurement Plan
Official Documents- Financing Agreement for Credit 5903-BO (Closing Package) ()
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FEB 02, 2017 Financing Agreement