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A Gender-Sensitive Insight of Poverty Mapping for Timor-Leste (English)

Timor-Leste has made impressive progress over the past decade in reducing national poverty levels. Geographically, however, this progress has been highly uneven across the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 135497 MAR 25, 2019

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Peru Public Spending Chapter : Improve Performance in Citizen Security through Efficiency in Spending (Spanish)

El objetivo de este estudio es examinar el gasto en seguridad ciudadana y medir la eficiencia del mismo que permitan mantener el desempeño en el combate al delito y la violencia. ... See More +

Working Paper 135482 MAR 21, 2019

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Profiting from Parity : Unlocking the Potential of Women's Businesses in Africa (Vol. 2) : Executive Summary (French)

Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rate of entrepreneurship in the world, with approximately 42 percent of the non-agricultural labor force classified as self-employed or employers. ... See More +

Working Paper 135420 MAR 19, 2019

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Profiting from Parity : Unlocking the Potential of Women's Businesses in Africa : Main Report (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rate of entrepreneurship in the world, with approximately 42 percent of the non-agricultural labor force classified as self-employed or employers. ... See More +

Working Paper 135420 MAR 19, 2019

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Coleman,Rachel Dawn; Conconi,Adriana; Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Gassier,Marine; Goldstein,Markus P.; Chavez,Zenaida L.; Mikulski,Joanna; Milazzo,Annamaria; Paryavi,Maliheh; Pierotti,Rachael Susan; O'Sullivan,Michael B.; Vaillant,Julia Disclosed

Profiting from Parity : Unlocking the Potential of Women's Businesses in Africa (Vol. 2) : Executive Summary (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rate of entrepreneurship in the world, with approximately 42 percent of the non-agricultural labor force classified as self-employed or employers. ... See More +

Working Paper 135420 MAR 19, 2019

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Coleman,Rachel Dawn; Conconi,Adriana; Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Gassier,Marine; Goldstein,Markus P.; Hernandez Uriz,Zenaida; Mikulski,Joanna; Milazzo,Annamaria; Paryavi,Maliheh; Pierotti,Rachael Susan; O'Sullivan,Michael B.; Vaillant,Julia French Disclosed

Taking Action on Gender Gaps in Forest Landscapes (English)

Investments in forest landscapes and agroforestry will be critical in efforts to address climate change and rural poverty challenges in many countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 135341 MAR 15, 2019

Kristjanson,Patricia M.; Bah,Tamara; Kuriakose,Anne T.; Shakirova,Meerim; Segura Warnholtz,Gerardo; Siegmann,Katharina; Granat,Margaux Disclosed

Rwanda Country Program Evaluation FY09-17 : An Independent Evaluation : Main Report (English)

The World Bank Group's positioning in relation to Rwanda's Vision 2020 goal of rapidly attaining Middle-Income Country (MIC) status reflected many of the elements that are critical to realizing the country's goal: (i) Under a first pillar of promoting economic transformation for sustained growth, it supported infrastructure (notably energy and transport); the business environment (including skills development); the financial sector (including rural finance); and in the latter years the urban sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 135302 MAR 14, 2019

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Rwanda Country Program Evaluation FY09-17 : An Independent Evaluation (Vol. 2) : Appendixes (English)

The World Bank Group's positioning in relation to Rwanda's Vision 2020 goal of rapidly attaining Middle-Income Country (MIC) status reflected many of the elements that are critical to realizing the country's goal: (i) Under a first pillar of promoting economic transformation for sustained growth, it supported infrastructure (notably energy and transport); the business environment (including skills development); the financial sector (including rural finance); and in the latter years the urban sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 135302 MAR 14, 2019

Disclosed

The Cost of Coastal Zone Degradation in West Africa : Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal and Togo (English)

West Africa’s coastal areas host about one third of the region’s population and generate 56 percent of its GDP. They are home for valuable wetlands, fisheries, oil and gas reserves, and high tourism potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 135269 MAR 13, 2019

Croitoru,Lelia; Miranda Montero,Juan Jose; Sarraf,Maria Disclosed

Western Balkans Labor Market Trends 2019 (English)

This third report on Western Balkan labor market trends presents a descriptive analysis of key labor market indicators for the six Western Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, and Serbia) and selected European Union (EU) countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, and Hungary) between the second quarter of 2017 and the second quarter of 2018. ... See More +

Working Paper 135370 MAR 12, 2019

Koettl-Brodmann,Stefanie; Reyes,Gonzalo; Vidovic,Hermine; Arandarenko,Mihail; Aleksic,Dragan; Brancatelli,Calogero; Leitner,Sandra; Mara,Isilda Disclosed

Promoting Tax Compliance in Kosovo with Behavioral Insights (English)

As in many countries, tax collection is a development challenge in Kosovo. Kosovo is one of the poorest and youngest countries in Europe in terms of gross domestic product (GDP) per capita and both demographics and statehood. ... See More +

Working Paper 135032 MAR 01, 2019

Hernandez Ore,Marco Antonio; Karver,Jonathan George; Negre Rossignoli,Mario; Perng,Julie Ting Ting Disclosed

Gender and Energy Role Playing : Training Guidebook (English)

This gender and energy training has been developed based on role playing, to maximize participant engagement and interaction. This guidebook aims to enable practitioners to conduct role-playing training in gender and energy and demonstrate the World Bank Group (WBG) gender tag methodology applied to International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and International Development Association (IBRD and IDA) projects. ... See More +

Working Paper 135056 MAR 01, 2019

Angelou,Niki; Schomer,Inka Ivette; Beaujon Marin,Amanda; Palmisano,Giacomo; Suh,Cindy J. Disclosed

Early Access to Pension Savings : International Experience and Lessons Learnt (English)

The objectives of a well-designed pension system are poverty reduction in old age and income smoothing throughout an individuals' lifetime. Over the last thirty years, changing demographic trends have caused a shift from 'pay as you go' and occupational defined benefit (DB) schemes - where the obligation for paying for retirement income is with the state and employers - to defined contribution (DC) schemes, where the obligation to save for retirement rests more with individuals. ... See More +

Working Paper 135031 MAR 01, 2019

Stewart,Fiona Elizabeth; Jain,Himanshi; Sandbrook, Will Disclosed

The Role of Desalination in an Increasingly Water-Scarce World : Technical Paper (English)

The cost of desalination has been plummeting over the years. As a result, desalination has become a viable option for certain strategic uses. Today, over 20,000 desalination plants in more than 150 countries supply about 300 million people with freshwater every day. ... See More +

Working Paper 135312 MAR 01, 2019

Debele Negewo,Bekele; Ward,Christopher S. Disclosed

Armenia - Country Economic Update : A Strong Mandate for Change Amid a Global Slowdown (English)

Following an initial spike in early 2018, Armenia’s economic performance slowed during the rest of the year, but still estimated to have above 5 percent growth for the year. ... See More +

Working Paper 135313 MAR 01, 2019

Manookian Salmasi,Armineh; Bogdan,Olena Disclosed

Examining the Experts : A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Expert Witnesses in Court Systems of the Western Balkans (English)

This Report examines if and how expert witnesses impact the integrity, impartiality and efficiency of adjudication in four countries—Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). ... See More +

Working Paper 135320 MAR 01, 2019

Senderayi,Runyararo Gladys; Sipka,Olga; Sofijanic,Tatjana Disclosed

Armenia - Country Economic Update : A Strong Mandate for Change Amid a Global Slowdown (Luhya,Armenian)

Following an initial spike in early 2018, Armenia’s economic performance slowed during the rest of the year, but still estimated to have above 5 percent growth for the year. ... See More +

Working Paper 135313 MAR 01, 2019

Manookian Salmasi,Armineh; Bogdan,Olena Disclosed

Breaking the Cycle of Roma Exclusion in the Western Balkans (Vol. 2) : Executive Summary (English)

The Roma are the largest ethnic minority in Europe, as well as one of the most deprived and socially excluded groups. Because of the lack of high-quality data, research on Roma inclusion to inform evidence-based policies is scarce, and accurate data on programs implemented in the Western Balkans are needed. ... See More +

Working Paper 135191 MAR 01, 2019

Robayo,Monica; Millan,Natalia Disclosed

Breaking the Cycle of Roma Exclusion in the Western Balkans (English)

The Roma are the largest ethnic minority in Europe, as well as one of the most deprived and socially excluded groups. Because of the lack of high-quality data, research on Roma inclusion to inform evidence-based policies is scarce, and accurate data on programs implemented in the Western Balkans are needed. ... See More +

Working Paper 135191 MAR 01, 2019

Robayo,Monica; Millan,Natalia Disclosed

Pakistan at 100 : From Poverty to Equity (English)

This policy note was prepared in parallel to the report Pakistan at hundred – Shaping the Future. The report Pakistan at hundred discusses options to accelerate and sustain growth in Pakistan so that the country becomes an upper middle-income country when it turns hundred years old in 2047. ... See More +

Working Paper 135319 MAR 01, 2019

Redaelli,Silvia Disclosed

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A Gender-Sensitive Insight of Poverty Mapping for Timor-Leste (English)
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MAR 25, 2019 135497 Working Paper
Peru Public Spending Chapter : Improve Performance in Citizen Security through Efficiency in Spending (Spanish)
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MAR 21, 2019 135482 Working Paper
Profiting from Parity : Unlocking the Potential of Women's Businesses in Africa (Vol. 2) : Executive Summary (French)
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MAR 19, 2019 135420 Working Paper English
Profiting from Parity : Unlocking the Potential of Women's Businesses in Africa : Main Report (English)
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MAR 19, 2019 135420 Working Paper
Profiting from Parity : Unlocking the Potential of Women's Businesses in Africa (Vol. 2) : Executive Summary (English)
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MAR 19, 2019 135420 Working Paper French
Taking Action on Gender Gaps in Forest Landscapes (English)
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MAR 15, 2019 135341 Working Paper
Rwanda Country Program Evaluation FY09-17 : An Independent Evaluation : Main Report (English)
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MAR 14, 2019 135302 Working Paper
Rwanda Country Program Evaluation FY09-17 : An Independent Evaluation (Vol. 2) : Appendixes (English)
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MAR 14, 2019 135302 Working Paper
The Cost of Coastal Zone Degradation in West Africa : Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal and Togo (English)
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MAR 13, 2019 135269 Working Paper
Western Balkans Labor Market Trends 2019 (English)
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MAR 12, 2019 135370 Working Paper
Promoting Tax Compliance in Kosovo with Behavioral Insights (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135032 Working Paper
Gender and Energy Role Playing : Training Guidebook (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135056 Working Paper
Early Access to Pension Savings : International Experience and Lessons Learnt (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135031 Working Paper
The Role of Desalination in an Increasingly Water-Scarce World : Technical Paper (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135312 Working Paper
Armenia - Country Economic Update : A Strong Mandate for Change Amid a Global Slowdown (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135313 Working Paper
Examining the Experts : A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Expert Witnesses in Court Systems of the Western Balkans (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135320 Working Paper
Armenia - Country Economic Update : A Strong Mandate for Change Amid a Global Slowdown (Luhya,Armenian)
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MAR 01, 2019 135313 Working Paper
Breaking the Cycle of Roma Exclusion in the Western Balkans (Vol. 2) : Executive Summary (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135191 Working Paper
Breaking the Cycle of Roma Exclusion in the Western Balkans (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135191 Working Paper
Pakistan at 100 : From Poverty to Equity (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135319 Working Paper