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Forever young? Social policies for a changing population in Southern Africa (English)

Demography affects our daily lives. Consciously or not, we take into account the demographic context when making choices on employment, savings, health, and education. ... See More +

Working Paper 128639 JUL 18, 2018

Bruni,Lucilla Maria; Rigolini,Iamele P.; Troiano,Sara Disclosed

Women wavemakers : practical strategies for recruiting and retaining women in coding bootcamps (English)

Coding bootcamps have recently emerged as a promising approach to equipping individuals with the skills needed to thrive in digital economies. But despite the potential of these training programs to prepare graduates to compete in a changing global labor market, women often participate at significantly lower rates. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS23845 JUL 18, 2018

Hammond,Alicia Samantha; Mulas,Victor; Nadres,Pilar Loren Garcia Disclosed

Missed Opportunities : The High Cost of Not Educating Girls (English)

Too many girls drop out of school prematurely, especially in low income countries. Low educational attainment for girls has negative consequences not only for them, but also for their children and household, as well as for their community and society. ... See More +

Working Paper 128171 JUL 11, 2018

Wodon,Quentin T.; Montenegro,Claudio E.; Nguyen,Hoa; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Informing durable solutions by micro-data : a skills survey for refugees in Ethiopia (English)

The Ethiopia case study addresses multiple dimensions of poverty of the refugee populations and the Ethiopian host community living in the vicinity. ... See More +

Working Paper 128185 JUL 10, 2018

Pape,Utz Johann; Petrini,Benjamin; Iqbal,Syedah Aroob Disclosed

How technology can make insurance more inclusive (English)

This note is part of a series of notes that explore new trends and developments in Fintech and analyze their potential relevance for WBG activities. ... See More +

Working Paper 128157 JUL 09, 2018

Wrede,Peter Friedrich Wilhelm Disclosed

The Deep South (English)

The Deep South is a holistic study that provides a socio-economic, historic, cultural, political, anthropological and environmental perspective on the situation of the populations of Southern Madagascar, with a focus on nine districts in the Atsimo Andrefana, Androy and Anosy regions that are regularly affected by droughts, fires and other crises. ... See More +

Working Paper 127982 JUL 01, 2018

Disclosed

Pour que demain ne meure jamais : la Côte d'Ivoire face au changement climatique (French)

Working Paper 127979 JUL 01, 2018

Disclosed

Tracking the health resources in Ukraine (English)

While Ukraine has spent a significant amount of resources on health, its health outcomes fare poorly when compared with other European countries. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS21387 JUL 01, 2018

Zhao,Feng; Vakhitova, Hanna; Doroshenko,Olena; Sologoub, Ilona; Obrizan,Maksym; Iavorskiy, Pavlo; Shapoval, Natalia; Biziaev, Vadym; Dyshlevyi, Oleksandr; Gauthier,Bernard P.; Lukyanova, Natalya Disclosed

Incentivizing a sustainable clean cooking market : lessons from a results-based financing pilot in Indonesia (English)

Access to clean cooking solutions remains one of the most daunting development challenges. Based on the latest Global Tracking Framework, the annual access growth rate of 0.46 percentage points did not keep pace with population growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 128162 JUL 01, 2018

Zhang,Yabei; Durix,Laurent; Tuntivate,Voravate; Adams,Norma Disclosed

The impact of financial education through savings and credit cooperatives in Rwanda (English)

This results brief summarizes findings from a randomized-controlled trial of the Financial Education through SACCOs program in Rwanda. Members of participating SACCOs showed improvements in financial knowledge, attitudes and behaviors when SACCOs were given the autonomy to select trainers from the local community. ... See More +

Working Paper 128358 JUL 01, 2018

Mauerman, Max; Randall,Douglas Disclosed

Integrating financial capability into government cash transfer programs : toolkit (English)

This toolkit provides practical guidance for the integration of financial education into government led cash transfer programs. The toolkit (i) analyzes expected benefits when integrating financial education into government transfer programs, and its linkages with financial inclusion; (ii) sequences a road map of the necessary steps (including reference instruments and templates); (iii) provides guidance and best practices in approaching the design and implementation of such programs; and (iv) includes in its annexes policy tools for reference. ... See More +

Working Paper 128334 JUL 01, 2018

Zottel,Siegfried; Gradstein,Helen Luskin Disclosed

Advancing digital financial inclusion in ASEAN : policy and regulatory enablers (English)

This report provides a cross-country overview of the policy and regulatory framework for digital financial services (DFS) in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries from a financial inclusion perspective. ... See More +

Working Paper 128416 JUL 01, 2018

Trujillo Tejada,Veronica Paola; Sitorus,Djauhari; Aviles,Ana Maria Disclosed

The taxation of offshore indirect transfers : a toolkit - draft version 2 (English)

The aim of this report and toolkit is to provide analysis of and options for the tax treatment of OITs. To these ends, it addresses several questions: (i) What considerations arise in deciding whether or not such transfers should be taxed in the country in which the underlying asset is located? ... See More +

Working Paper 128321 JUL 01, 2018

Disclosed

The taxation of offshore indirect transfers : a toolkit - draft version 2 (Spanish)

The aim of this report and toolkit is to provide analysis of and options for the tax treatment of OITs. To these ends, it addresses several questions: (i) What considerations arise in deciding whether or not such transfers should be taxed in the country in which the underlying asset is located? ... See More +

Working Paper 128321 JUL 01, 2018

Disclosed

The taxation of offshore indirect transfers : a toolkit - draft version 2 (French)

The aim of this report and toolkit is to provide analysis of and options for the tax treatment of OITs. To these ends, it addresses several questions: (i) What considerations arise in deciding whether or not such transfers should be taxed in the country in which the underlying asset is located? ... See More +

Working Paper 128321 JUL 01, 2018

Disclosed

The taxation of offshore indirect transfers (Vol. 2) : platform responses to first set of public comments (English)

The aim of this report and toolkit is to provide analysis of and options for the tax treatment of OITs. To these ends, it addresses several questions: (i) What considerations arise in deciding whether or not such transfers should be taxed in the country in which the underlying asset is located? ... See More +

Working Paper 128321 JUL 01, 2018

Disclosed

The taxation of offshore indirect transfers (Vol. 2) : platform responses to first set of public comments (French)

The aim of this report and toolkit is to provide analysis of and options for the tax treatment of OITs. To these ends, it addresses several questions: (i) What considerations arise in deciding whether or not such transfers should be taxed in the country in which the underlying asset is located? ... See More +

Working Paper 128321 JUL 01, 2018

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Skills for tomorrow’s jobs : preparing youth for a fast-changing economy (Vol. 2) : policy brief (English)

In the age of the 4th Industrial Revolution, skills development is important for Bangladesh more than ever to achieve a high-productivity growth and create more and better jobs. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000069 JUL 01, 2018

Nakata,Shiro; Nagashima,Yoko; Rahman,Mokhlesur; Rahman,Tashmina; Chowdhury,Afra Rahman; Rahman,Muhammad Asahabur Disclosed

The taxation of offshore indirect transfers (Vol. 2) : platform responses to first set of public comments (Spanish)

The aim of this report and toolkit is to provide analysis of and options for the tax treatment of OITs. To these ends, it addresses several questions: (i) What considerations arise in deciding whether or not such transfers should be taxed in the country in which the underlying asset is located? ... See More +

Working Paper 128321 JUL 01, 2018

French, English Disclosed

Integrating unique identification numbers in civil registration (English)

The objective of this report is to examine the process for assigning UINs (unique identification number) at birth and the mechanism for incorporating them into the civil register and including them on the physical birth certificate. ... See More +

Working Paper 128453 JUL 01, 2018

Dharwadker,Sanjay; Harbitz,Mia Elisabeth; Mills,Samuel Lantei; Palacios,Robert J.; Kim,Mijung; Desai,Vyjayanti Tharmaratnam; Marskell,Jonathan Daniel; Rietdijk, Wim; Weller, Ludger Disclosed

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Forever young? Social policies for a changing population in Southern Africa (English)
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JUL 18, 2018 128639 Working Paper
Women wavemakers : practical strategies for recruiting and retaining women in coding bootcamps (English)
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JUL 18, 2018 AUS23845 Working Paper
Missed Opportunities : The High Cost of Not Educating Girls (English)
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JUL 11, 2018 128171 Working Paper
Informing durable solutions by micro-data : a skills survey for refugees in Ethiopia (English)
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JUL 10, 2018 128185 Working Paper
How technology can make insurance more inclusive (English)
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JUL 09, 2018 128157 Working Paper
The Deep South (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 127982 Working Paper
Pour que demain ne meure jamais : la Côte d'Ivoire face au changement climatique (French)
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JUL 01, 2018 127979 Working Paper
Tracking the health resources in Ukraine (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 ACS21387 Working Paper
Incentivizing a sustainable clean cooking market : lessons from a results-based financing pilot in Indonesia (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128162 Working Paper
The impact of financial education through savings and credit cooperatives in Rwanda (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128358 Working Paper
Integrating financial capability into government cash transfer programs : toolkit (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128334 Working Paper
Advancing digital financial inclusion in ASEAN : policy and regulatory enablers (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128416 Working Paper
The taxation of offshore indirect transfers : a toolkit - draft version 2 (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128321 Working Paper
The taxation of offshore indirect transfers : a toolkit - draft version 2 (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2018 128321 Working Paper
The taxation of offshore indirect transfers : a toolkit - draft version 2 (French)
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JUL 01, 2018 128321 Working Paper
The taxation of offshore indirect transfers (Vol. 2) : platform responses to first set of public comments (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128321 Working Paper
The taxation of offshore indirect transfers (Vol. 2) : platform responses to first set of public comments (French)
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JUL 01, 2018 128321 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Skills for tomorrow’s jobs : preparing youth for a fast-changing economy (Vol. 2) : policy brief (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 AUS0000069 Working Paper
The taxation of offshore indirect transfers (Vol. 2) : platform responses to first set of public comments (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2018 128321 Working Paper French, English
Integrating unique identification numbers in civil registration (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128453 Working Paper