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To impute or not to impute ? a review of alternative poverty estimation methods in the context of unavailable consumption data (English)

There is an increasingly stronger demand for more frequent and accurate poverty estimates, despite the oftentimes unavailable household consumption data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8403 APR 11, 2018

Dang,Hai-Anh H. Disclosed

Who escaped poverty and who was left behind ? a non-parametric approach to explore welfare dynamics using cross-sections (English)

This paper proposes a non-parametric adaptation of a recently developed parametric technique to produce point estimates of intra-generational economic mobility in the absence of panel data sets that follow individuals over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8220 OCT 16, 2017

Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro Disclosed

An analysis of poverty in Myanmar : part one - trends between 2004/05 and 2015 (Vol. 2) (Burmese)

A joint analysis of poverty and living standards was conducted by a technical team from the Ministry of Planning and Finance, Government of Myanmar, and the Poverty and Equity Global Practice of the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 118851 AUG 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Is Poverty in Africa mostly chronic or transient ? evidence from synthetic panel data (English)

Absent actual panel household survey data, this paper constructs, for the first time, synthetic panel data for more than 20 countries accounting for two-thirds of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8033 APR 20, 2017

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Dabalen,Andrew L. Disclosed

How to target households in adaptive social protection systems? : relative efficiency of proxy means test and household economy analysis in Niger (English)

Proxy Means Test (PMT) and the Household Economy Analysis (HEA) are widely used methods to target chronically poor households and those suffering from food crises respectively. ... See More +

Working Paper 109528 AUG 01, 2016

Schnitzer,Pascale Disclosed

A methodology to assess indicative costs of risk financing strategies for scaling up Ethiopia's productive safety net programme (English)

This paper proposes and illustrates a methodology to assess the economic cost of the sovereign risk finance instruments available to the Government of Ethiopia and its development partners for financing the shock-responsive scalability component of the Productive Safety Net Programme. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7719 JUN 21, 2016

Clarke,Daniel Jonathan; Coll-Black,Sarah; Cooney,Naomi Victoria; Edwards,Anna Disclosed

Crime and persistent punishment : a long-run perspective on the links between violence and chronic poverty in Mexico (English)

The relationship between violence and chronic poverty has been studied mostly in the context of war or long-term episodes of conflict. In contrast to previous studies, this paper explores whether violence that does not include the shattering of infrastructure impacts the chance that poverty may remain chronic. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7706 JUN 16, 2016

Martinez-Cruz, Adan L.; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos Disclosed

Crime and persistent punishment : a long-run perspective on the links between violence and chronic poverty in Mexico (English)

The relationship between violence and chronic poverty has been studied mostly in the context of war or long- term episodes of conflict. In contrast to previous studies, this paper explores whether violence that does not include the shattering of infrastructure impacts the chance that poverty may remain chronic. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125662 JUN 01, 2016

Martinez-Cruz,Adán L.; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos Disclosed

Welfare dynamics with synthetic panels : the case of the Arab world in transition (English)

This paper studies welfare dynamics, especially changes associated with middle-class status in countries in the Middle East and North Africa, before and after the Arab Spring transitions, using objective and subjective welfare measures. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7595 MAR 10, 2016

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Ianchovichina,Elena Disclosed

Social protection in the face of climate change : targeting principles and financing mechanisms (English)

Climate risk is an important driver of long-term poverty dynamics, especially in rural regions. This paper builds a dynamic, multi-generation household model of consumption, accumulation, and risk management to draw out the full consequences of exposure to climate risk. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7476 NOV 05, 2015

Carter,Michael R.; Janzen,Sarah Ann Disclosed

Poverty, inequality, and evaluation : changing perspectives (English)

This book seeks to shift the conversation on the future of development needs away from a focus on poverty and toward a focus on inequality. There is a need to focus on the structural issues of inequality - economic inequality, political inequality, and social inequality. ... See More +

Publication 100230 OCT 14, 2015

Rist, Ray C.; Martin,Frederic P.; Sanchez Fernandez,Ana Maria Disclosed

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Central African Republic - LONDO Project - P152512 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA25491 APR 29, 2015

0000A8056

Safety nets in Africa : effective mechanisms to reach the poor and most vulnerable (English)

The need for safety nets in Sub-Saharan Africa is vast. In addition to being the world?s poorest region, Sub-Saharan Africa is also one of the most unequal. ... See More +

Publication 94117 JAN 26, 2015

Mills, Bradford [editor]; del Ninno, Carlo [editor] French Disclosed

Left behind : chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean - overview (English)

By most measures, the 2000s were one of the most impressive decades for economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). With the exception of 2009, the region’s gross domestic product per capita grew consistently at an average rate of 2.5 percent between 2000 and 2012. ... See More +

Working Paper 94701 JAN 01, 2015

Vakis, Renos; Rigolini, Jamele; Lucchetti, Leonardo Spanish Disclosed

Left behind : chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean - overview : Los olvidados : pobreza cronica en America Latina y el Caribe - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)

By most measures, the 2000s were one of the most impressive decades for economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). With the exception of 2009, the region’s gross domestic product per capita grew consistently at an average rate of 2.5 percent between 2000 and 2012. ... See More +

Working Paper 94701 JAN 01, 2015

Vakis, Renos; Rigolini, Jamele; Lucchetti, Leonardo English Disclosed

Who remained in poverty, who moved up, and who fell down ? an investigation of poverty dynamics in Senegal in the late 2000s (English)

Poverty estimates based on cross-section data provide static snapshots of poverty rates. Although a time series of cross-section data can offer some insights into poverty trends, it does not allow for an assessment of dynamics at the household level. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7141 DEC 01, 2014

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Lanjouw,Peter F.; Swinkels,Robertus A Disclosed

Effective Targeting for the Poor and Vulnerable (English)

The choice of targeting methods for a particular social program depends on the objective of the program and the particular country’s circumstances and experience. ... See More +

Brief 93059 JUN 01, 2014

Leite, Phillippe Disclosed

Peru - Poverty and social inclusion NLTA-second : achievements summary for fiscal year 2014 (English)

This non-lending technical assistance (NLTA) is responding to requests by the National Statistical Institute of Peru (INEI) and the Ministry of Social Inclusion (MIDIS) to provide technical assistance to increase the government's capacity to design, monitor, and evaluate social policies aiming at reducing poverty and improving social inclusion. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8094 MAR 01, 2014

Disclosed

Shared prosperity and the mitigation of poverty : in practice and in precept (English)

The World Bank Group recently adopted two overarching goals -- the end of extreme, chronic poverty in the world by 2030 and the promotion of shared prosperity in every society. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6700 NOV 01, 2013

Basu, Kaushik Disclosed

Measuring poverty dynamics with synthetic panels based on cross-sections (English)

Panel data conventionally underpin the analysis of poverty mobility over time. However, such data are not readily available for most developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6504 JUN 01, 2013

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Lanjouw,Peter F. Disclosed

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To impute or not to impute ? a review of alternative poverty estimation methods in the context of unavailable consumption data (English)
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APR 11, 2018 WPS8403 Policy Research Working Paper
Who escaped poverty and who was left behind ? a non-parametric approach to explore welfare dynamics using cross-sections (English)
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OCT 16, 2017 WPS8220 Policy Research Working Paper
An analysis of poverty in Myanmar : part one - trends between 2004/05 and 2015 (Vol. 2) (Burmese)
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AUG 01, 2017 118851 Working Paper English
Is Poverty in Africa mostly chronic or transient ? evidence from synthetic panel data (English)
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APR 20, 2017 WPS8033 Policy Research Working Paper
How to target households in adaptive social protection systems? : relative efficiency of proxy means test and household economy analysis in Niger (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 109528 Working Paper
A methodology to assess indicative costs of risk financing strategies for scaling up Ethiopia's productive safety net programme (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7719 Policy Research Working Paper
Crime and persistent punishment : a long-run perspective on the links between violence and chronic poverty in Mexico (English)
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JUN 16, 2016 WPS7706 Policy Research Working Paper
Crime and persistent punishment : a long-run perspective on the links between violence and chronic poverty in Mexico (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 125662 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Welfare dynamics with synthetic panels : the case of the Arab world in transition (English)
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MAR 10, 2016 WPS7595 Policy Research Working Paper
Social protection in the face of climate change : targeting principles and financing mechanisms (English)
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NOV 05, 2015 WPS7476 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty, inequality, and evaluation : changing perspectives (English)
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OCT 14, 2015 100230 Publication
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Central African Republic - LONDO Project - P152512 (English)
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APR 29, 2015 PIDA25491 Project Information Document
Safety nets in Africa : effective mechanisms to reach the poor and most vulnerable (English)
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JAN 26, 2015 94117 Publication French
Left behind : chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean - overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94701 Working Paper Spanish
Left behind : chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean - overview : Los olvidados : pobreza cronica en America Latina y el Caribe - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2015 94701 Working Paper English
Who remained in poverty, who moved up, and who fell down ? an investigation of poverty dynamics in Senegal in the late 2000s (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7141 Policy Research Working Paper
Effective Targeting for the Poor and Vulnerable (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 93059 Brief
Peru - Poverty and social inclusion NLTA-second : achievements summary for fiscal year 2014 (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 ACS8094 Working Paper
Shared prosperity and the mitigation of poverty : in practice and in precept (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 WPS6700 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring poverty dynamics with synthetic panels based on cross-sections (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6504 Policy Research Working Paper