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Mitigating the economic impact of an aging population : options for Bulgaria (English)

Bulgaria is undergoing a profound socio-economic transformation brought about by extraordinary demographic change. Bulgaria is heading for the steepest drop in the working-aging population of any country, and it will impose a heavy burden on the economy. ... See More +

Social Analysis 78979 SEP 01, 2013

Bulgarian Disclosed

Mitigating the economic impact of an aging population : options for Bulgaria (Bulgarian)

Bulgaria is undergoing a profound socio-economic transformation brought about by extraordinary demographic change. Bulgaria is heading for the steepest drop in the working-aging population of any country, and it will impose a heavy burden on the economy. ... See More +

Social Analysis 78979 SEP 01, 2013

English Disclosed

Belarus - Social accountability in municipal services : social accountability review - housing and utilities services (English)

The objective of this report is to provide background and context on the housing and utilities sector in Belarus, focusing in particular on Bank-funded Water, Waste management, and biomass-based district heating projects. ... See More +

Social Analysis ACS5722 JUL 29, 2013

Disclosed

Lesotho - A safety net to end extreme poverty (English)

The objective of this study is to help the government to decide what role safety net and transfer programs should play in the coming 5 to 10 years. ... See More +

Social Analysis 77767 JUN 13, 2013

Disclosed

Gender-inclusive nutrition activities in South Asia (Vol. 2) : Lessons from global experiences (English)

This paper examines promising approaches from a wide array of literatures to improve gender-inclusive nutrition interventions in South Asia. It is the second of a series on gender and nutrition in South Asia. ... See More +

Social Analysis 71089 APR 01, 2013

Blumberg, Rae Lesser; Dewhurst, Kara; Sen, Soham G.; Summers, Jordan Disclosed

A diverse and dynamic region : taking stock of social assistance performance in East Asia and the Pacific (English)

East Asia and the Pacific is a particularly diverse region. It includes some of the largest and most populated countries in the world such as China and Indonesia as well as small Pacific islands. ... See More +

Social Analysis 83546 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Strengthening governance of social safety nets in ASEAN (English)

Several Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) member states, in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, are expanding their social safety net programs. ... See More +

Social Analysis 83544 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Societal dynamics and fragility : engaging societies in responding to fragile situations (English)

The objective of the study reported in this book was to understand how societal dynamics can be mobilized toward a convergence across groups in society and thus toward greater social cohesion overall. ... See More +

Social Analysis 74272 DEC 10, 2012

Marc, Alexandre; Willman, Alys; Aslam, Ghazia; Rebosio, Michelle; Balasuriya, Kanishka Disclosed

Bringing the state back into the favelas of Rio de Janeiro : understanding changes in community life after the UPP pacification process (English)

For many years, Rio de Janeiro has held the dubious distinction of being one of the world’s most beautiful cities, and at the same time, one of the most dangerous. ... See More +

Social Analysis 76011 OCT 01, 2012

Portuguese Disclosed

Bringing the state back into the favelas of Rio de Janeiro : understanding changes in community life after the UPP pacification process : O retorno do Estado às favelas do Rio de Janeiro : Uma análise da transformação do dia a dia das comunidades após o processo de pacificação das UPPs (Portuguese)

For many years, Rio de Janeiro has held the dubious distinction of being one of the world’s most beautiful cities, and at the same time, one of the most dangerous. ... See More +

Social Analysis 76011 OCT 01, 2012

English Disclosed

Gender-inclusive nutrition activities in South Asia : Mapping report (English)

This paper examines promising approaches from a wide array of literatures to improve gender-inclusive nutrition interventions in South Asia. It is the second of a series on gender and nutrition in South Asia. ... See More +

Social Analysis 71089 JUN 27, 2012

Blumberg, Rae Lesser; Dewhurst, Kara; Sen, Soham G.; Summers, Jordan Disclosed

Understanding access to justice and conflict resolution at the local level in the Central African Republic (CAR) (English)

The Central African Republic (CAR) is coming out of a long period of political and social turmoil that have left the country weak and with fragile institutions. ... See More +

Social Analysis 78264 FEB 24, 2012

Marc, Alexandre Disclosed

Voices of youth in post-conflict Burundi : perspectives on exclusion, gender, and conflict (English)

This report examines youth in post-conflict Burundi. The research responds to the nascent but growing body of knowledge on conflict, young men and gender. ... See More +

Social Analysis 68983 JAN 01, 2012

Disclosed

Turkey - econometric analysis of youth smoking behavior in Turkey (English)

The report is organized as follows. The information about the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) is provided in the first part. The second part gives some descriptive statistics about the prevalence rate of students and their consumption based on several characteristics observed in the survey. ... See More +

Social Analysis 69504 JAN 01, 2012

Onder, Zeynep Disclosed

Measure the success of interventions focused on the livelihoods of young people : a practical guide of the monitoring and assessment (Arabic)

Program’s to actively support young people’s employment prospects have existed for decades in industrialized countries; however, they are relatively new in developing nations. ... See More +

Social Analysis 70011 JAN 01, 2012

French, English Disclosed

Municipal ICT capacity and its impact on the climate-change affected urban poor : the case of Mozambique (English)

The objective of conducting this case study on Mozambique is to uncover the pattern of municipal Information and Communication Technology (ICT) impact that may exist in other low-capacity countries with analogous political economy structures in relation to leveraging ICT in public sectors. ... See More +

Social Analysis 71511 JAN 01, 2012

Disclosed

Measure the success of interventions focused on the livelihoods of young people : a practical guide of the monitoring and assessment (English)

Program’s to actively support young people’s employment prospects have existed for decades in industrialized countries; however, they are relatively new in developing nations. ... See More +

Social Analysis 70011 JAN 01, 2012

Arabic, French Disclosed

Azerbaijan - Building assets and promoting self reliance : the livelihoods of internally displaced persons (English)

Government of Azerbaijan (GoA) and the World Bank have a long history of partnership in addressing the needs of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country. ... See More +

Social Analysis AAA64 OCT 01, 2011

Disclosed

Rwanda - Ministry of local government : Implementation plan for the national social protection strategy (2011-2016) (English)

The National Social Protection Strategy (NSPS) commits the government to reaching a set of targets that will make a significant impact on poverty, inequality and economic growth. ... See More +

Social Analysis 70774 SEP 01, 2011

Disclosed

Briefing note 1 : Community development in the Lao mining sector (English)

The purpose of this Briefing Note is to provide background information and analysis on the new legal requirement and relevant information and experience pertaining to community development funds in the mining sector internationally and in Lao PDR. ... See More +

Social Analysis 70227 SEP 01, 2011

Disclosed

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Mitigating the economic impact of an aging population : options for Bulgaria (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 78979 Social Analysis Bulgarian
Mitigating the economic impact of an aging population : options for Bulgaria (Bulgarian)
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SEP 01, 2013 78979 Social Analysis English
Belarus - Social accountability in municipal services : social accountability review - housing and utilities services (English)
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JUL 29, 2013 ACS5722 Social Analysis
Lesotho - A safety net to end extreme poverty (English)
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JUN 13, 2013 77767 Social Analysis
Gender-inclusive nutrition activities in South Asia (Vol. 2) : Lessons from global experiences (English)
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APR 01, 2013 71089 Social Analysis
A diverse and dynamic region : taking stock of social assistance performance in East Asia and the Pacific (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 83546 Social Analysis
Strengthening governance of social safety nets in ASEAN (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 83544 Social Analysis
Societal dynamics and fragility : engaging societies in responding to fragile situations (English)
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DEC 10, 2012 74272 Social Analysis
Bringing the state back into the favelas of Rio de Janeiro : understanding changes in community life after the UPP pacification process (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 76011 Social Analysis Portuguese
Bringing the state back into the favelas of Rio de Janeiro : understanding changes in community life after the UPP pacification process : O retorno do Estado às favelas do Rio de Janeiro : Uma análise da transformação do dia a dia das comunidades após o processo de pacificação das UPPs (Portuguese)
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OCT 01, 2012 76011 Social Analysis English
Gender-inclusive nutrition activities in South Asia : Mapping report (English)
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JUN 27, 2012 71089 Social Analysis
Understanding access to justice and conflict resolution at the local level in the Central African Republic (CAR) (English)
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FEB 24, 2012 78264 Social Analysis
Voices of youth in post-conflict Burundi : perspectives on exclusion, gender, and conflict (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 68983 Social Analysis
Turkey - econometric analysis of youth smoking behavior in Turkey (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 69504 Social Analysis
Measure the success of interventions focused on the livelihoods of young people : a practical guide of the monitoring and assessment (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2012 70011 Social Analysis French, English
Municipal ICT capacity and its impact on the climate-change affected urban poor : the case of Mozambique (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 71511 Social Analysis
Measure the success of interventions focused on the livelihoods of young people : a practical guide of the monitoring and assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 70011 Social Analysis Arabic, French
Azerbaijan - Building assets and promoting self reliance : the livelihoods of internally displaced persons (English)
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OCT 01, 2011 AAA64 Social Analysis
Rwanda - Ministry of local government : Implementation plan for the national social protection strategy (2011-2016) (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 70774 Social Analysis
Briefing note 1 : Community development in the Lao mining sector (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 70227 Social Analysis