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How Does Poverty Differ Among Refugees ? Taking a Gender Lens to the Data on Syrian Refugees in Jordan (English)

Data collected for refugee registration and to target humanitarian assistance include information about household composition and demographics that can be used to identify gender-based vulnerabilities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8616 OCT 17, 2018

Hanmer,Lucia C.; Arango,Diana Jimena; Rubiano Matulevich,Eliana Carolina; Santamaria Bonilla,Julieth Andrea; Viollaz,Mariana Disclosed

Research digest newsletter Vol. 12 (No. 3) (English)

This issue focuses on FCV Countries and Topics and features the following articles: Confronting the Development Challenges of Fragility, Conflict, and Violence; What Drives the Radicalization of Foreign Terrorist Recruits? ... See More +

Newsletter 126360 MAY 22, 2018

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Surviving firms of the Syrian Arab Republic : a rapid assessment (English)

This paper details the results from the first comprehensive survey of private firms across major urban areas in the Syrian Arab Republic -- including Aleppo, Homs, Hama, Latakia, and Damascus -- since the conflict began in 2011. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8397 APR 02, 2018

Salmon,Kinley Clemens; Assaf,Nabila; Francis,David C. Disclosed

Unemployment and violent extremism: evidence from Daesh foreign recruits (English)

Transnational terrorist organizations such as the Islamic State (also known as Daesh) have shown an ability to attract radicalized individuals from many countries to join their ranks, and perpetrate attacks around the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8381 MAR 27, 2018

Abdel Jelil,Mohamed; Bhatia,Kartika; Brockmeyer,Anne; Do,Quy-Toan; Joubert,Clement Jean Edouard Disclosed

The impact of the Syrian refugee crisis on firm entry and performance in Turkey (English)

This study analyses how the Syrian refugee inflows into turkey affected firm entry and performance. To estimate the casual effects, instrumental variables, difference-indifferences and synthetic control methodologies are used. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8323 JAN 30, 2018

Akgunduz,Yusuf Emre; van den Berg,Marcel; Hassink,Wolter Disclosed

Working for the people in Mashreq (English)

Between fiscal year 2014 and 2018, the World Bank financed around 35 IBRD/IDA projects in the Mashreq Region, totaling approximately US$8 billion. ... See More +

Working Paper 125558 JAN 01, 2018

Ziade,Mona; El Khalil,Zeina Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Syrian Arab Republic (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 121109 NOV 01, 2017

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Optimal targeting under budget constraints in a humanitarian context (English)

The combination of conflict, food insecurity, and displacement generates competing claims for financial resources that stretch the donors' ability to provide funding and the humanitarian organizations' capacity to provide social assistance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8191 SEP 12, 2017

Gigliarano,Chiara; Verme,Paolo Disclosed

Syria damage assessment of selected cities Aleppo, Hama, Idlib (English)

The objective of the Damage Assessment (DA) of selected cities is to provide information onthe effects of the current crisis on population, physical infrastructure, and quality of servicedelivery in those cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 121943 SEP 01, 2017

Aoun,Joy-Fares; Arshad,Raja Rehan Disclosed

The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : خسائر الحرب: التبعات الاقتصادية والاجتماعية للصراع في سوريا (Arabic)

The Arab Spring protest marked the beginning of a new era in the Syrian Arab Republic in 2011. Minor public protests began almost immediately after the initial protests in Cairo in January 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 117331 JUL 01, 2017

Onder,Harun; Hayati,Fayavar; Sayeed, Haneen Ismael; Dajani,Ibrahim Khalil; Mousley,Peter J.; Pande,Aakanksha; Al-Aghbari,Abdulhakim Ali Ahmed; Talbi,Amal; Jagerskog,Lars Anders; Petrelli,Andrea; Judaprawira,Andrew James; Elzir,Angela; Lisulo,Angela S.; Vodopyanov,Anya; Wee,Asbjorn Haland; Maseeh,Ashwaq Natiq; Hexeberg,Barbro E.; Letica,Bartol; Shamsiev,Bekzod; Bollag,Burton S.; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Stephan,David Andrew; Robalino,David A.; Sharma,Dhiraj; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; De Waal,Dominick Revell; Verner,Dorte; Ozcelik,Ece Amber; Fuli,Ejona; Artuc,Erhan; Metreau,Eric Roland; Ozveren,Eyup; Yamaguchi,Hiromi; Fearon,James D.; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Valdes Martinez,Jose Pablo; Aoun,Joy-Fares; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Garber,Kent David; Salmon,Kinley Clemens; Hamilton,Kirk E.; Ueda,Kohei; Fares,Lina; Stewart,Lisa Ann; Quota,Manal Bakur N; Maourani,Mohamed Ali; Assaf,Nabila; Maherali,Natasha Karim Lutfali; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Mcconaghy,Peter; Shah,Phoram; Nasr,Rabie; Arshad,Raja Rehan; Garcia,Raffi Enmanuel; Jennings,Ray Salvatore; Zgheib,Sally; Mobasher Fard,Shahrzad; El Khalil,Soraya; Hassan,Syed Mehdi; Akbar,Tahir; Schneider,Tobias; Hart,Tracy; Nguyen,Trang Thi Thuy; Balkir,Tulu; El-Hanbali,Usaid I.; Tammaa,Waad; Mehchy,Zaki; El Nakat,Ziad Salim; Le Borgne,Eric English Disclosed

The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : executive summary (English)

The Arab Spring protest marked the beginning of a new era in the Syrian Arab Republic in 2011. Minor public protests began almost immediately after the initial protests in Cairo in January 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 117331 JUL 01, 2017

Onder,Harun; Hayati,Fayavar; Sayeed, Haneen Ismael; Dajani,Ibrahim Khalil; Mousley,Peter J.; Pande,Aakanksha; Al-Aghbari,Abdulhakim Ali Ahmed; Talbi,Amal; Jagerskog,Lars Anders; Petrelli,Andrea; Judaprawira,Andrew James; Elzir,Angela; Lisulo,Angela S.; Vodopyanov,Anya; Wee,Asbjorn Haland; Maseeh,Ashwaq Natiq; Hexeberg,Barbro E.; Letica,Bartol; Shamsiev,Bekzod; Bollag,Burton S.; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Stephan,David Andrew; Robalino,David A.; Sharma,Dhiraj; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; De Waal,Dominick Revell; Verner,Dorte; Ozcelik,Ece Amber; Fuli,Ejona; Artuc,Erhan; Metreau,Eric Roland; Ozveren,Eyup; Yamaguchi,Hiromi; Fearon,James D.; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Valdes Martinez,Jose Pablo; Aoun,Joy-Fares; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Garber,Kent David; Salmon,Kinley Clemens; Hamilton,Kirk E.; Ueda,Kohei; Fares,Lina; Stewart,Lisa Ann; Quota,Manal Bakur N; Maourani,Mohamed Ali; Assaf,Nabila; Maherali,Natasha Karim Lutfali; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Mcconaghy,Peter; Shah,Phoram; Nasr,Rabie; Arshad,Raja Rehan; Garcia,Raffi Enmanuel; Jennings,Ray Salvatore; Zgheib,Sally; Mobasher Fard,Shahrzad; El Khalil,Soraya; Hassan,Syed Mehdi; Akbar,Tahir; Schneider,Tobias; Hart,Tracy; Nguyen,Trang Thi Thuy; Balkir,Tulu; El-Hanbali,Usaid I.; Tammaa,Waad; Mehchy,Zaki; El Nakat,Ziad Salim; Le Borgne,Eric Arabic Disclosed

The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria (Vol. 2) : full report (English)

The Arab Spring protest marked the beginning of a new era in the Syrian Arab Republic in 2011. Minor public protests began almost immediately after the initial protests in Cairo in January 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 117331 JUL 01, 2017

Onder,Harun; Hayati,Fayavar; Sayeed, Haneen Ismael; Dajani,Ibrahim Khalil; Mousley,Peter J.; Pande,Aakanksha; Al-Aghbari,Abdulhakim Ali Ahmed; Talbi,Amal; Jagerskog,Lars Anders; Petrelli,Andrea; Judaprawira,Andrew James; Elzir,Angela; Lisulo,Angela S.; Vodopyanov,Anya; Wee,Asbjorn Haland; Maseeh,Ashwaq Natiq; Hexeberg,Barbro E.; Letica,Bartol; Shamsiev,Bekzod; Bollag,Burton S.; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Stephan,David Andrew; Robalino,David A.; Sharma,Dhiraj; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; De Waal,Dominick Revell; Verner,Dorte; Ozcelik,Ece Amber; Fuli,Ejona; Artuc,Erhan; Metreau,Eric Roland; Ozveren,Eyup; Yamaguchi,Hiromi; Fearon,James D.; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Valdes Martinez,Jose Pablo; Aoun,Joy-Fares; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Garber,Kent David; Salmon,Kinley Clemens; Hamilton,Kirk E.; Ueda,Kohei; Fares,Lina; Stewart,Lisa Ann; Quota,Manal Bakur N; Maourani,Mohamed Ali; Assaf,Nabila; Maherali,Natasha Karim Lutfali; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Mcconaghy,Peter; Shah,Phoram; Nasr,Rabie; Arshad,Raja Rehan; Garcia,Raffi Enmanuel; Jennings,Ray Salvatore; Zgheib,Sally; Mobasher Fard,Shahrzad; El Khalil,Soraya; Hassan,Syed Mehdi; Akbar,Tahir; Schneider,Tobias; Hart,Tracy; Nguyen,Trang Thi Thuy; Balkir,Tulu; El-Hanbali,Usaid I.; Tammaa,Waad; Mehchy,Zaki; El Nakat,Ziad Salim; Le Borgne,Eric Arabic Disclosed

The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria (Vol. 2) : full report (Arabic)

The Arab Spring protest marked the beginning of a new era in the Syrian Arab Republic in 2011. Minor public protests began almost immediately after the initial protests in Cairo in January 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 117331 JUL 01, 2017

Onder,Harun; Hayati,Fayavar; Sayeed, Haneen Ismael; Dajani,Ibrahim Khalil; Mousley,Peter J.; Pande,Aakanksha; Al-Aghbari,Abdulhakim Ali Ahmed; Talbi,Amal; Jagerskog,Lars Anders; Petrelli,Andrea; Judaprawira,Andrew James; Elzir,Angela; Lisulo,Angela S.; Vodopyanav, Anya; Wee,Asbjorn Haland; Maseeh,Ashwaq Natiq; Hexeberg,Barbro E.; Letica,Bartol; Shamsiev,Bekzod; Bollag,Burton S.; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Stephan,David Andrew; Robalino,David A.; Sharma,Dhiraj; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; De Waal,Dominick Revell; Verner,Dorte; Ozcelik,Ece Amber; Fuli,Ejona; Artuc,Erhan; Metreau,Eric Roland; Ozveren,Yasar Eyup; Yamaguchi,Hiromi; Fearon,James D.; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Valdes Martinez,Jose Pablo; Aoun,Joy-Fares; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Garber,Kent David; Salmon,Kinley Clemens; Hamilton,Kirk E.; Ueda,Kohei; Fares,Lina; Stewart,Lisa Ann; Quota,Manal Bakur N; Maourani, Mohamed Ali; Assaf,Nabila; Maherali,Natasha Karim Lutfali; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Mcconaghy,Peter; Shah,Phoram; Nasr, Rabie; Arshad,Raja Rehan; Garcia,Raffi Enmanuel; Jennings,Ray Salvatore; Zgheib,Sally; Mobasher Fard,Shahrzad; El Khalil,Soraya; Hassan,Syed Mehdi; Akbar,Tahir; Schneider,Tobias; Hart,Tracy; Huyen,Nguyen Thanh; Balkir,Tulu; El-Hanbali,Usaid I.; Tammaa,Waad; Mehchy,Zaki; El Nakat,Ziad Salim; Le Borgne,Eric English Disclosed

The economics of forced displacement : an introduction (English)

Forced displacement -- defined as the displacement of refugees and internally displaced persons due to violence -- has reached an unprecedented scale and global attention during the past few years, particularly in the aftermath of the Syrian refugee crisis in 2011 and the European Union's migration crisis in 2015. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8038 APR 25, 2017

Verme,Paolo Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Syrian Arab Republic (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Syrian Arab Republic. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 109985 OCT 25, 2016

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How many years have refugees been in exile ? (English)

The estimated duration of forced displacement situations is a key parameter in defining an adequate response to the crisis. Where the crisis is short, humanitarian aid may suffice; when it lasts, development interventions are required. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7810 SEP 01, 2016

Devictor,Xavier; Do,Quy-Toan Disclosed

Nigeria - State Health Investment Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the State Health Investment Project for Nirgeria is to increase the delivery and use of high impact maternal and child health interventions and improve quality of care at selected health facilities in the participating states. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1741 MAY 24, 2016

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Syria - Crisis assessment series (English)

The Syrian crisis has devastated the country and set it back decades in terms of development. The Syria Information and Research Initiative (SIRI) was designed to respond to the main challenges represented by the Syrian conflict and offer an innovative solution to the problem of coordinating humanitarian and developmental efforts across World Bank Group (WBG) and other development partners. ... See More +

Brief 115107 APR 01, 2016

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Research digest newsletter Vol. 10 (No. 2) (English)

This issue includes the following headings: Measuring Financial Inclusion around the World; A New Global Count of the Extreme Poor; Economic Effects of the Syrian War and the Spread of ISIS; Identifying and Spurring High-Growth Entrepreneurship; How Syrian Refugees Have Affected the Turkish Labor Market; Uncompetitive Devaluations? ... See More +

Newsletter 103568 FEB 25, 2016

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What are the impacts of Syrian refugees on host community welfare in Turkey ? a subnational poverty analysis (English)

In recent years, Turkey has been host to more than two million Syrians seeking refuge. Initially concentrated in the southeastern regions, these refugees now reside throughout the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7542 JAN 28, 2016

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Yang,Judy; Inan,Osman Kaan Disclosed

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How Does Poverty Differ Among Refugees ? Taking a Gender Lens to the Data on Syrian Refugees in Jordan (English)
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OCT 17, 2018 WPS8616 Policy Research Working Paper
Research digest newsletter Vol. 12 (No. 3) (English)
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MAY 22, 2018 126360 Newsletter
Surviving firms of the Syrian Arab Republic : a rapid assessment (English)
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APR 02, 2018 WPS8397 Policy Research Working Paper
Unemployment and violent extremism: evidence from Daesh foreign recruits (English)
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MAR 27, 2018 WPS8381 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of the Syrian refugee crisis on firm entry and performance in Turkey (English)
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JAN 30, 2018 WPS8323 Policy Research Working Paper
Working for the people in Mashreq (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 125558 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Syrian Arab Republic (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121109 Working Paper
Optimal targeting under budget constraints in a humanitarian context (English)
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SEP 12, 2017 WPS8191 Policy Research Working Paper
Syria damage assessment of selected cities Aleppo, Hama, Idlib (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 121943 Working Paper
The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : خسائر الحرب: التبعات الاقتصادية والاجتماعية للصراع في سوريا (Arabic)
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JUL 01, 2017 117331 Working Paper English
The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : executive summary (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117331 Working Paper Arabic
The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria (Vol. 2) : full report (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117331 Working Paper Arabic
The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria (Vol. 2) : full report (Arabic)
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JUL 01, 2017 117331 Working Paper English
The economics of forced displacement : an introduction (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8038 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Syrian Arab Republic (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109985 Working Paper
How many years have refugees been in exile ? (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 WPS7810 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - State Health Investment Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 PAD1741 Project Paper
Syria - Crisis assessment series (English)
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APR 01, 2016 115107 Brief
Research digest newsletter Vol. 10 (No. 2) (English)
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FEB 25, 2016 103568 Newsletter
What are the impacts of Syrian refugees on host community welfare in Turkey ? a subnational poverty analysis (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 WPS7542 Policy Research Working Paper