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Towards a comprehensive, integrated, and effective social assistance system in Indonesia (English)

Since 2010, the Government of Indonesia (GoI) has set official poverty reduction targets and emphasized the importance of a well-functioning social assistance system in continued poverty reduction. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 120905 DEC 11, 2017

Bahasa (Indonesian) Disclosed

Towards a comprehensive, integrated, and effective social assistance system in Indonesia : Menuju sistem bantuan sosial yang menyeluruh, terintegrasi, dan efektif di Indonesia (Bahasa (Indonesian))

Since 2010, the Government of Indonesia (GoI) has set official poverty reduction targets and emphasized the importance of a well-functioning social assistance system in continued poverty reduction. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 120905 OCT 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Chad - Shaping adaptive safety nets to address vulnerability (English)

Other Social Protection Study 103560 APR 05, 2016

Disclosed

Analysis of displacement in Somalia (English)

Development and humanitarian actors currently engaged in Somalia face the challenge of delivering assistance in such a way that it is supportive of peace and state building, addresses the acute vulnerability, and dependence of large shares of the population while operating in a still insecure and changing environment. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 93238 DEC 09, 2014

Bryld, Erik; Kamau, Christine; Sinigallia, Dina Disclosed

Activating and increasing employability of specific vulnerable groups in Bulgaria : a diagnostic of institutional capacity (English)

The Bulgarian labor market has suffered from the economic crisis, and cyclical unemployment has turned into structural unemployment. The labor market crisis is amplified by demographic change as the young and skilled labor force emigrates, aggravating a skills mismatch. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 94520 MAY 01, 2014

Dimitrov,Yordan; Duell,Nicola Helene Disclosed

Regulation and non-compliance : magnitudes and patterns for India's Factories Act (English)

Non-compliance with regulations by enterprises is said to be rife in developing countries. Yet there is limited systematic evidence of the magnitude of non-compliance at the enterprise level. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 83767 DEC 09, 2013

Chatterjee, Urmila; Kanbur, Ravi Disclosed

Sexual and gender based violence : a strategic review (English)

Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) is the most prevalent form of gender inequality. More than one third of the women in the world have experienced some form of gender based violence. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 83209 NOV 01, 2013

Disclosed

Activating vulnerable people into good jobs in Turkey (English)

This report presents the results of a highly simplified profiling exercise to demonstrate the initial steps of profiling and draw some initial conclusions on the types of clients that might be covered by activation policies in Turkey, and the extent of their socio-economic vulnerability as well as labor market employability. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 83889 NOV 01, 2013

Finn, Dan; Grun, Rebekka; Herrera-Sosa, Katia; Immervoll, Herwig; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Uysal, Gokce; Yener, Ahmet Levent Turkish Disclosed

Activating vulnerable people into good jobs in Turkey : Turkiye'de kirilgan kisilerin iyi islerde etkin hale getirilmesi (Turkish)

This report presents the results of a highly simplified profiling exercise to demonstrate the initial steps of profiling and draw some initial conclusions on the types of clients that might be covered by activation policies in Turkey, and the extent of their socio-economic vulnerability as well as labor market employability. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 83889 NOV 01, 2013

Finn, Dan; Grun, Rebekka; Herrera-Sosa, Katia; Immervoll, Herwig; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Uysal, Gokce; Yener, Ahmet Levent English Disclosed

India development update (English)

Although the recent market turmoil has been driven primarily by external factors, it has magnified India's macroeconomic vulnerabilities. India was just one of a large number of emerging market economies whose currency and capital account were adversely affected by a large outflow of portfolio investment this summer. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study AUS5757 OCT 01, 2013

Disclosed

World Bank Group support for innovation and entrepreneurship : an independent evaluation (English)

Growth in any economy comes from (i) growth in inputs of production; (ii) improvements in the efficiency of allocation of inputs across economic activities; and (iii) innovation that creates new products, devises new uses for existing products, and increases the efficiency of input use. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 81950 SEP 01, 2013

Freeman, Ade Disclosed

Minimum wage policy : lessons with a focus on the ASEAN region (English)

As developing economies continue to mature and enter the next phase of reforms, labor market issues and key policy instruments such as the minimum wage increasingly come to the forefront. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 83542 JUL 30, 2013

Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Social protection assessment (English)

The objective of this assessment is to respond to the government's call for analytical work to guide the development of an improved social protection system. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 78195 JUN 14, 2013

Disclosed

Yemen civil society organizations in transition (English)

Civil society in Yemen is vibrant and diverse but highly fragmented. It includes independent registered and organized civic groups, less organized local self-help organizations, and charity oriented groups. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 81095 JUN 01, 2013

Arabic Disclosed

Understanding youth violence : cases from Liberia and Sierra Leone (English)

Addressing youth issues is essential to promoting stability and preventing violence in fragile and conflict-affected states. However, there is little evidence that youth programming and policies have helped reduce violence in these settings. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 86430 JUN 01, 2013

Rebosio, Michelle; Romanova, Ekaterina; Corman, Crystal; Christophe, Danielle Disclosed

Yemen civil society organizations in transition (Arabic)

Civil society in Yemen is vibrant and diverse but highly fragmented. It includes independent registered and organized civic groups, less organized local self-help organizations, and charity oriented groups. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 81095 JUN 01, 2013

English Disclosed

Kenya - National safety net program for results : technical assessment (English)

Kenya has experienced a decade of relatively strong economic growth. Between 2000 and 2009, economic growth in Kenya averaged 3.7 percent. However, growth declined sharply in 2008 and 2009 as a result of the violence following the December 2007 presidential elections, of the global food, fuel, and financial crisis, and of the drought that occurred after the fourth consecutive year. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 80968 MAY 01, 2013

Sandford, Judith; MacAuslan, Ian; Coll-Black, Sarah; Munavu, Michael; Tesliuc, Cornelia; Wiseman, Will Disclosed

Using social safety nets to accelerate poverty reduction and share prosperity in Zambia (English)

The rest of this report: (i) looks at the dynamics of poverty in Zambia and at which aspects of poverty can realistically be addressed by transfer programs; (ii) examines the fiscal space available for funding safety net programs; (iii) analyzes the effectiveness of existing programs and of potential new program choices; (iv) assesses what role productive transfer programs might play in Zambia’s long-term development strategy and the trade-offs with other poverty-reducing public investments; and (v) makes some specific suggestions for future programming and for strengthening existing efforts. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 68245 MAR 01, 2013

Tesliuc, Cornelia M. Disclosed

Second Voice, Choice, and Decision (VCD2) : a study of local basic service delivery in Cambodia (English)

The Voice, Choice and Decision (VCD): a study of local governance processes in Cambodia (VCD1) study, conducted in 2011, led to a set of useful insights into the channels through which citizens are heard in commune level decision-making. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 82654 MAR 01, 2013

Plummer, Janelle; Tritt, Gavin; Ojendal, Joakim Disclosed

Constrained firms, not subsistence activities : evidence on capital returns and accumulation in Peruvian microenterprises (English)

Authors investigate the size of returns to capital and the determinants of capital accumulation in microenterprises (MEs) in a developing country context. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 77928 MAR 01, 2013

Gobel, Kristin; Grimm, Michael; Lay, Jann Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Towards a comprehensive, integrated, and effective social assistance system in Indonesia (English)
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DEC 11, 2017 120905 Other Social Protection Study Bahasa (Indonesian)
Towards a comprehensive, integrated, and effective social assistance system in Indonesia : Menuju sistem bantuan sosial yang menyeluruh, terintegrasi, dan efektif di Indonesia (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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OCT 01, 2017 120905 Other Social Protection Study English
Chad - Shaping adaptive safety nets to address vulnerability (English)
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APR 05, 2016 103560 Other Social Protection Study
Analysis of displacement in Somalia (English)
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DEC 09, 2014 93238 Other Social Protection Study
Activating and increasing employability of specific vulnerable groups in Bulgaria : a diagnostic of institutional capacity (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 94520 Other Social Protection Study
Regulation and non-compliance : magnitudes and patterns for India's Factories Act (English)
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DEC 09, 2013 83767 Other Social Protection Study
Sexual and gender based violence : a strategic review (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83209 Other Social Protection Study
Activating vulnerable people into good jobs in Turkey (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83889 Other Social Protection Study Turkish
Activating vulnerable people into good jobs in Turkey : Turkiye'de kirilgan kisilerin iyi islerde etkin hale getirilmesi (Turkish)
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NOV 01, 2013 83889 Other Social Protection Study English
India development update (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 AUS5757 Other Social Protection Study
World Bank Group support for innovation and entrepreneurship : an independent evaluation (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 81950 Other Social Protection Study
Minimum wage policy : lessons with a focus on the ASEAN region (English)
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JUL 30, 2013 83542 Other Social Protection Study
Sierra Leone - Social protection assessment (English)
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JUN 14, 2013 78195 Other Social Protection Study
Yemen civil society organizations in transition (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 81095 Other Social Protection Study Arabic
Understanding youth violence : cases from Liberia and Sierra Leone (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 86430 Other Social Protection Study
Yemen civil society organizations in transition (Arabic)
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JUN 01, 2013 81095 Other Social Protection Study English
Kenya - National safety net program for results : technical assessment (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 80968 Other Social Protection Study
Using social safety nets to accelerate poverty reduction and share prosperity in Zambia (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 68245 Other Social Protection Study
Second Voice, Choice, and Decision (VCD2) : a study of local basic service delivery in Cambodia (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2013 82654 Other Social Protection Study
Constrained firms, not subsistence activities : evidence on capital returns and accumulation in Peruvian microenterprises (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2013 77928 Other Social Protection Study