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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

The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo (English)

This report aims to assess the spatial disparities in economic development along four important dimensions: (i) It provides stylized facts of the underlying forces behind within-country inequality, namely natural endowment, agglomeration economies, and market access. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 118151 AUG 01, 2017

Dizon,Felipe Jr Fadullon; Nguyen,Nga Thi Viet French Disclosed

The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo : Géographie du bien-être au Bénin, au Burkina Faso, en Côte d’Ivoire et au Togo (French)

This report aims to assess the spatial disparities in economic development along four important dimensions: (i) It provides stylized facts of the underlying forces behind within-country inequality, namely natural endowment, agglomeration economies, and market access. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 118151 AUG 01, 2017

Dizon,Felipe Jr Fadullon; Nguyen,Nga Thi Viet English Disclosed

Republic of Congo – Poverty assessment report : education, jobs and social protection for a sustainable reduction of poverty : executive summary (English)

This poverty assessment analyzes recent trends in monetary and nonmonetary aspects ofpoverty and economic vulnerability in the Republic of Congo (ROC), based on two nationallyrepresentative and broadly comparable household expenditure surveys conducted bythe National Institute of Statistics (NIS) in 2005 and 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 114706 AUG 01, 2017

French 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

Beneficiary Assessment of PNPM/RESPEK : Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung (English)

In Papua and West Papua, PNPM Rural is implemented together with RESPEK (Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung, or the Village Development Strategic Plan), a CDD program at the provincial level. ... See More +

Working Paper 117801 JUL 01, 2017

Bahasa (Indonesian) Disclosed

Evaluation of the Village Financial Assistance Program in Aceh province (Bantuan Keuangan Peumakmu Gampong, BKPG) : Evaluasi Program Bantuan Keuangan Desa di Provinsi Aceh (Bantuan Keuangan Peumakmu Gampong, BKPG) (Bahasa (Indonesian))

The Village Financial Assistance Program (Bantuan Keuangan Peumakmu Gampong, BKPG) began in 2009. Through the BKPG program, the Government of Aceh intends to accelerate development and poverty reduction while strengthening the capacity of village governments to deliver needed services. ... See More +

Working Paper 117798 JUL 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Beneficiary Assessment of PNPM/RESPEK : Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung : Studi Penilaian Penerima Manfaat PNPM/RESPEK Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung (Bahasa (Indonesian))

In Papua and West Papua, PNPM Rural is implemented together with RESPEK (Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung, or the Village Development Strategic Plan), a CDD program at the provincial level. ... See More +

Working Paper 117801 JUL 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Evaluation of the Village Financial Assistance Program in Aceh province (Bantuan Keuangan Peumakmu Gampong, BKPG) (English)

The Village Financial Assistance Program (Bantuan Keuangan Peumakmu Gampong, BKPG) began in 2009. Through the BKPG program, the Government of Aceh intends to accelerate development and poverty reduction while strengthening the capacity of village governments to deliver needed services. ... See More +

Working Paper 117798 JUL 01, 2017

Bahasa (Indonesian) Disclosed

Laos - Second Poverty Reduction Fund Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Poverty Reduction Fund Project for Laos were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3988 JUN 26, 2017

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

Macro poverty outlook for Swaziland (English)

Economic growth is projected to rebound to 1.7 percent in 2017, in part due to modestly improved regional growth prospects and recovery of agricultural production following better rains. ... See More +

Working Paper 113877 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Namibia (English)

The pace of economic activity subsided significantly during 2016, in part as glob-al demand for commodities remained sluggish. In the medium-term, growth is anticipated to recover gradually, reaching 4 percent by 2018, driven mostly by mining and services activities. ... See More +

Working Paper 113875 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Zimbabwe (English)

Economic growth registered 0.7 percent in 2016, easing from a modest 1 percent gain in the previous year. A fall in private sector demand was offset by an increase in net exports and fiscal expansion. ... See More +

Working Paper 113879 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)

GDP growth improved to 3.3 percent in 2016 from 2.9 percent in 2015, but remained below the rate achieved between 2004 and 2014 (average 7.4 percent). ... See More +

Working Paper 113878 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for South Africa (English)

A modest cyclical recovery is expected in South Africa, yet growth remains low at 1.1 percent in 2017. This implies negative per capita growth, leaving little room to reduce poverty or make progress in reducing unemployment, which climbed to new highs in 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 113876 APR 01, 2017

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 +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125693 APR 01, 2017

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

Pakistan - Third Poverty Alleviation Fund Project (English)

Ratings for the Third Poverty Alleviation Fund Project for Pakistan were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3818 MAR 31, 2017

Disclosed

Operationalizing a multi-sectoral approach for the reduction of stunting in Indonesia (Vol. 2) : an application using the 2007 and 2013 Riskesdas (English)

Stunting is a widespread and persistent condition in Indonesia with more than one-third of young children being stunted. The national stunting rate for under five-year-olds increased slightly from 3.8 percent in 2007 to 37.2 percent in 2013, based on official stunting rates reported by the Ministry of Health of the Government of Indonesia. ... See More +

Working Paper 114207 FEB 01, 2017

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
The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118151 Other Poverty Study French
The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo : Géographie du bien-être au Bénin, au Burkina Faso, en Côte d’Ivoire et au Togo (French)
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AUG 01, 2017 118151 Other Poverty Study English
Republic of Congo – Poverty assessment report : education, jobs and social protection for a sustainable reduction of poverty : executive summary (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 114706 Working Paper French
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
Beneficiary Assessment of PNPM/RESPEK : Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117801 Working Paper Bahasa (Indonesian)
Evaluation of the Village Financial Assistance Program in Aceh province (Bantuan Keuangan Peumakmu Gampong, BKPG) : Evaluasi Program Bantuan Keuangan Desa di Provinsi Aceh (Bantuan Keuangan Peumakmu Gampong, BKPG) (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JUL 01, 2017 117798 Working Paper English
Beneficiary Assessment of PNPM/RESPEK : Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung : Studi Penilaian Penerima Manfaat PNPM/RESPEK Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JUL 01, 2017 117801 Working Paper English
Evaluation of the Village Financial Assistance Program in Aceh province (Bantuan Keuangan Peumakmu Gampong, BKPG) (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117798 Working Paper Bahasa (Indonesian)
Laos - Second Poverty Reduction Fund Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 ICR3988 Implementation Completion and Results Report
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
Macro poverty outlook for Swaziland (English)
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APR 01, 2017 113877 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Namibia (English)
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APR 01, 2017 113875 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Zimbabwe (English)
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APR 01, 2017 113879 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)
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APR 01, 2017 113878 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for South Africa (English)
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APR 01, 2017 113876 Working Paper
Is poverty in Africa mostly chronic or transient? : evidence from synthetic panel data (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2017 125693 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Pakistan - Third Poverty Alleviation Fund Project (English)
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MAR 31, 2017 ICR3818 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Operationalizing a multi-sectoral approach for the reduction of stunting in Indonesia (Vol. 2) : an application using the 2007 and 2013 Riskesdas (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2017 114207 Working Paper