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Broken Promises: Evaluating an Incomplete Cash Transfer Program (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 141859 SEP 16, 2019

Muller,Angelika; Pape,Utz Johann; Ralston,Laura R. Disclosed

Impact of International Migration on Labor Supply in Nepal (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 141858 SEP 16, 2019

Phadera,Lokendra Disclosed

Fiscal Incidence in Moldova: A Commitment to Equity Analysis (English)

This paper uses methods developed by the Commitment to Equity Institute and data from the Household Budget Survey to assess the effects of government taxation and social spending on poverty and inequality in Moldova. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 141814 SEP 13, 2019

Cojocaru,Alexandru; Matytsin,Mikhail; Prohnitchi,Valeriu Disclosed

Poverty, Vulnerability, and Household Coping Strategies during the 2015–16 Recession in Belarus (English)

This paper examines the impact of the recent recession in Belarus on poverty and broader measures of household welfare and compares the recent recession episode to previous economic crises in Belarus. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 141815 SEP 10, 2019

Bornukova,Kateryna; Cojocaru,Alexandru; Matytsin,Mikhail; Shymanovich,Gleb Disclosed

RUSMOD - A Tool for Distributional Analysis in the Russian Federation (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 141463 SEP 04, 2019

Matytsin,Mikhail; Popova,Daria; Freije-Rodriguez,Samuel Disclosed

Informal Employment and Worker's Well-Being in the Russian Federation : Informal Employment and Worker’s Well-Being in the Russian Federation (English)

This paper finds that informal workers are more likely to have inferior work conditions, but do not necessarily report worse subjective well-being. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 141101 AUG 20, 2019

Kim,Yeon Soo; Matytsin,Mikhail; Freije-Rodriguez,Samuel Disclosed

Evaluating the Accuracy of Homeowners’ Self-Assessed Rent in Metropolitan Lima (English)

Attributing a rental value to homeowners’ dwellings is essential in different contexts, including poverty and inequality analysis, the compilation of national accounts, consumer price indexes, and estimation of purchasing power parity indexes. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 141098 AUG 15, 2019

Ceriani,Lidia; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel; Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

A Novel Approach to the Automatic Designation of Predefined Census Enumeration Areas and Population Sampling Frames : A Case Study in Somalia (English)

Enumeration areas are the operational geographic units for the collection, dissemination, and analysis of census data and are often used as a national sampling frame for various types of surveys. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 140493 AUG 08, 2019

Sarchil Qader; Veronique Lefebvre; Amy Ninneman; Kastelic,Kristen Himelein; Pape,Utz Johann; Linus Bengstsson; Andy Tatem; Tomas Bird Disclosed

Housing, Imputed Rent, and Households' Welfare (English)

Housing is the largest durable good consumed by households. As such, any consumption-based measure of welfare, to be comprehensive, must include the value of the flow of services households derive from their dwellings, the so-called imputed rent. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 140352 AUG 06, 2019

Ceriani,Lidia; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel; Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

Measuring Inequality of Access : Modeling Physical Remoteness in Nepal (English)

Simple linear distances between origin and destination poorly describe travel in Nepal, where rugged terrain,underdeveloped transportation infrastructure, and diverse vegetation heavily influence favorable travel routes. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 140353 AUG 06, 2019

Banick,Robert Steven; Kawasoe,Yasuhiro Disclosed

Can Taxes Help Ensure a Fair Globalization? (English)

This paper analyzes whether taxation can be successfully used to reduce the incidence of labor informality and achieve higher equality in a globalized economy. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 141092 AUG 01, 2019

Langot, François; Merola, Rossana; Oh, Samil Disclosed

Using Carbon Revenues (Vol. 2) : Annex to Report : Case studies (English)

Carbon pricing is increasingly recognized as an important source of government revenue. Carbon revenues can be crucial in supporting cost-effective climate mitigation, industrial competitiveness and other economic and development objectives. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 140766 AUG 01, 2019

Postic,Sébastien; Métivier,Clément; Alberola, Emilie Disclosed

Using Carbon Revenues (English)

Carbon pricing is increasingly recognized as an important source of government revenue. Carbon revenues can be crucial in supporting cost-effective climate mitigation, industrial competitiveness and other economic and development objectives. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 140766 AUG 01, 2019

Postic,Sébastien; Métivier,Clément; Alberola, Emilie Disclosed

Extending Pension Coverage to the Informal Sector in Africa (English)

The coverage of pension systems in the Africa region is limited to the small segment of the population in the formal sector. Coverage is thin partly because traditional contributory pension schemes are not responding to the needs of the informal sector. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 139582 JUL 22, 2019

Guven,Melis U. Disclosed

Where They Live : District-Level Measures of Poverty, Average Consumption, and the Middle Class in Central Asia (English)

Rapid economic growth over the past two decades lifted millions of people out of poverty in Central Asia. But the uneven spread of prosperity left many communities struggling to catch up. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 139142 JUL 11, 2019

Seitz,William Hutchins Disclosed

Tanzania Economic Update : Human Capital - The Real Wealth of Nations (English)

Investing in human capital is essential for Tanzania. To generate future income and achieve sustainable development, people are the most important asset countries have. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 139418 JUL 01, 2019

Wodon,Quentin T.; Belghith,Nadia Belhaj Hassine; Mayengo,Pancras Kafonogo; Mungunasi,Emmanuel A. Disclosed

Fiscal Vulnerabilities in Commodity Exporting Countries and the Role of Fiscal Policy (English)

The paper updates the analysis of the fiscal policy response over the recent commodity cycle, contributes to the analysis of key drivers of fiscal policy procyclicality, and provides a stock-tacking of current fiscal vulnerabilities. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 139449 JUL 01, 2019

Richaud,Christine M.; Galego Mendes,Arthur; Ayivodji,Gbetoho Firmin; Matta,Samer Naji; Essl,Sebastian Michael Disclosed

Jobs Challenges in Slavonia, Croatia – A Subnational Labor Market Assessment (English)

A thriving region until the early 1990s, Slavonia, the eastern region of Croatia, has been confronted with stagnation and decline, ageing and outmigration as well as impoverishment ever since. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 140884 JUL 01, 2019

Christiaensen,Luc; Ferre,Celine; Ivica, Rubil; Matkovic,Teo; Sharafudheen,Tara Disclosed

Welfare Impact of Value-Added Tax Reform : The Case of the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

The adoption of the value-added tax the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2012 led to price increases that are thought to adversely affect the welfare of most Congolese households. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 138532 JUN 28, 2019

Adoho,Franck M.; Gansey,Romeo Jacky Disclosed

The Redistributive Effects of Fiscal Policy in Mali and Niger (English)

This study assesses the redistributive effects of fiscal policy in Mali and Niger. Fiscal policy is poverty increasing in Mali (by 2.4 percentage points) and Niger (2.5 percentage points). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 137995 JUN 17, 2019

Hounsa,Mahunan Thierry; Coulibaly,Mohamed; Sanoh,Aly Disclosed

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Broken Promises: Evaluating an Incomplete Cash Transfer Program (English)
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SEP 16, 2019 141859 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Impact of International Migration on Labor Supply in Nepal (English)
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SEP 16, 2019 141858 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Fiscal Incidence in Moldova: A Commitment to Equity Analysis (English)
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SEP 13, 2019 141814 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Poverty, Vulnerability, and Household Coping Strategies during the 2015–16 Recession in Belarus (English)
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SEP 10, 2019 141815 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
RUSMOD - A Tool for Distributional Analysis in the Russian Federation (English)
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SEP 04, 2019 141463 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Informal Employment and Worker's Well-Being in the Russian Federation : Informal Employment and Worker’s Well-Being in the Russian Federation (English)
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AUG 20, 2019 141101 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Evaluating the Accuracy of Homeowners’ Self-Assessed Rent in Metropolitan Lima (English)
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AUG 15, 2019 141098 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
A Novel Approach to the Automatic Designation of Predefined Census Enumeration Areas and Population Sampling Frames : A Case Study in Somalia (English)
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AUG 08, 2019 140493 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Housing, Imputed Rent, and Households' Welfare (English)
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AUG 06, 2019 140352 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Measuring Inequality of Access : Modeling Physical Remoteness in Nepal (English)
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AUG 06, 2019 140353 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Can Taxes Help Ensure a Fair Globalization? (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 141092 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Using Carbon Revenues (Vol. 2) : Annex to Report : Case studies (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 140766 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Using Carbon Revenues (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 140766 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Extending Pension Coverage to the Informal Sector in Africa (English)
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JUL 22, 2019 139582 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Where They Live : District-Level Measures of Poverty, Average Consumption, and the Middle Class in Central Asia (English)
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JUL 11, 2019 139142 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Tanzania Economic Update : Human Capital - The Real Wealth of Nations (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139418 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Fiscal Vulnerabilities in Commodity Exporting Countries and the Role of Fiscal Policy (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139449 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Jobs Challenges in Slavonia, Croatia – A Subnational Labor Market Assessment (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 140884 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Welfare Impact of Value-Added Tax Reform : The Case of the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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JUN 28, 2019 138532 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The Redistributive Effects of Fiscal Policy in Mali and Niger (English)
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JUN 17, 2019 137995 Working Paper (Numbered Series)