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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

Productivity, competition, and shared prosperity (English)

Given existing physical and human capital assets, Brazil could almost triple its income per capita if it managed to achieve the United States efficiency level. ... See More +

Working Paper 123949 FEB 01, 2018

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Panama - Support for the National Indigenous Peoples Development Plan Project : social assessment : Evaluación sociocultural (Spanish)

Social Assessment SFG4004 JAN 17, 2018

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Climbing the ladder : poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Vietnam : Bước tiến mới : giảm nghèo và thịnh vượng chung ở Việt Nam (Vietnamese)

Vietnam has achieved remarkable success in reducing poverty while controlling inequality. The country’s broad-based growth reflects the government’s focus on developing labor-intensive export sectors while investing heavily in human capital that saw the country exceed its peers. ... See More +

Working Paper 124916 JAN 01, 2018

Pimhidzai,Obert English Disclosed

Climbing the ladder : poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Vietnam (English)

Vietnam has achieved remarkable success in reducing poverty while controlling inequality. The country’s broad-based growth reflects the government’s focus on developing labor-intensive export sectors while investing heavily in human capital that saw the country exceed its peers. ... See More +

Working Paper 124916 JAN 01, 2018

Pimhidzai,Obert Vietnamese Disclosed

Mobilizing Islamic finance for infrastructure public-private partnerships (English)

This public-private infrastructure advisory facility (PPIAF) - funded report aims to discuss and disseminate information on how Islamic finance has been applied in infrastructure projects through public-private partnership (PPP) schemes, what the structural challenges and solutions are, and what can be done to deepen and maximize the use of Islamic finance for this purpose. ... See More +

Working Paper 122039 DEC 12, 2017

Alawode,Abayomi A.; Ahmad,Aijaz - GTPPP Disclosed

Lao PDR economic monitor : lowering risks and reviving growth (English)

The Lao PDR Economic Monitor provides updates on macroeconomic developments and sectoral issues in the country. It is produced bi-annually and distributed widely to the government agencies, development partners, the private sector, think tanks, civil society organizations, and academia. ... See More +

Working Paper 121960 DEC 01, 2017

Phimmahasay,Keomanivone; Najdov,Evgenij; Davading,Somneuk Disclosed

Rwanda - Strengthening Social Protection Project (English)

The development objective of Strengthening Social Protection for Rwanda is to improve the effectiveness of Rwanda’s social protection system, notably the flagship Vision 2020 Umurenge Program (VUP), for targeted vulnerable groups. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2389 NOV 27, 2017

Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Development update (English)

Despite significant challenges, Sri Lanka's economic performance remained broadly satisfactory in the first half of 2017. The corrective policy measures taken in the monetary and fiscal fronts have led to gradual stabilization. ... See More +

Working Paper 120728 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

The World Bank and Mozambique (English)

Mozambique and the World Bank have maintained continuous relations since the country joined the institution in 1984. Over these years, the World Bank has provided development assistance to Mozambique in accordance with the country needs and priorities, from economic stabilization in the 1980s, to post-war reconstruction in the early 1990s, to a broader and comprehensive assistance starting in the 2000’s. ... See More +

Working Paper 121825 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Colombia - Multipurpose Cadaster Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plan para pueblos indígenas y grupos etnicos (Spanish)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3750 OCT 30, 2017

Kotouzas,Stamatis Disclosed

Kiribati - Fourth Economic Reform Development Policy Operation Project (English)

The program development objective of Fourth Economic Reform Development Policy Operation Project for Kiribati is to: (i) strengthen public financial management; and (ii) improve the environment for inclusive growth. ... See More +

Program Document 120078 OCT 26, 2017

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

Statement by H. E. Johann N. Schneider-Ammann at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H. E. Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, Minister and Head of the Federal Department for Economic Affairs, Education and Research, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120498 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles, Minister of Finance, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120497 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Maksim Oreshkin at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Maksim Oreshkin, Minister of Economic Development, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120499 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Hadizatou Rosine Coulibaly/Sori at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Hadizatou Rosine Coulibaly/Sori Minister of State for Planning and Development, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120490 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by Angel Gurría at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Angel Gurría, Secretary-General at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. He spoke about the ongoing refugee and climate-related disaster crises and how they have highlighted the complex interactions between security, peace and sustainable development. ... See More +

Board Report 120492 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Apisak Tantivorawong at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Apisak Tantivorawong, Minister of Finance, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120501 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Arun Jaitley at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120496 OCT 14, 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
Productivity, competition, and shared prosperity (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123949 Working Paper
Panama - Support for the National Indigenous Peoples Development Plan Project : social assessment : Evaluación sociocultural (Spanish)
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JAN 17, 2018 SFG4004 Social Assessment
Climbing the ladder : poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Vietnam : Bước tiến mới : giảm nghèo và thịnh vượng chung ở Việt Nam (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2018 124916 Working Paper English
Climbing the ladder : poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Vietnam (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 124916 Working Paper Vietnamese
Mobilizing Islamic finance for infrastructure public-private partnerships (English)
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DEC 12, 2017 122039 Working Paper
Lao PDR economic monitor : lowering risks and reviving growth (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121960 Working Paper
Rwanda - Strengthening Social Protection Project (English)
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NOV 27, 2017 PAD2389 Project Appraisal Document
Sri Lanka - Development update (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120728 Working Paper
The World Bank and Mozambique (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121825 Working Paper
Colombia - Multipurpose Cadaster Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plan para pueblos indígenas y grupos etnicos (Spanish)
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OCT 30, 2017 SFG3750 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Kiribati - Fourth Economic Reform Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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OCT 26, 2017 120078 Program Document
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
Statement by H. E. Johann N. Schneider-Ammann at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120498 Board Report
Statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120497 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Maksim Oreshkin at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120499 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Hadizatou Rosine Coulibaly/Sori at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120490 Board Report
Statement by Angel Gurría at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120492 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Apisak Tantivorawong at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120501 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Arun Jaitley at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120496 Board Report