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Republic of Moldova – Moldova country gender action plan (English)

This document presents a Country Gender Action Plan (CGAP) for Moldova. The objective of the CGAP is to synthesize priority gender issues in the Moldova context, and identify entry points through which the WBG country program can be both more gender-responsive, and contribute in advancing gender equality goals. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS21875 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Gender Equality, Poverty Reduction, and Inclusive Growth : 2016-2023 Gender Strategy - 2017 Update to the Board (English)

The new Gender Strategy emphasizes measurable results based on data and evidence of whatworks. It raises the bar and positions the WBG to be a more effective actor in tackling specific gender gaps. ... See More +

Board Report 112956 FEB 17, 2017

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Implementing the World Bank Group’s gender strategy from analysis to action to impact : follow-up note and action plan (English)

The new World Bank Group (WBG) Gender Strategy, 2016–2023: Gender Equality, Poverty Reduction, and Inclusive Growth, endorsed by the WBG’s Board in December 2015, aims to address the vast challenges related to gender equality and empowerment, by setting ambitious targets and adopting a rigorous methodology to assess progress. ... See More +

Working Paper 112972 FEB 01, 2017

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Promoting opportunities for all Haitians (English)

The World Bank Group (WBG) in Haiti supports the efforts of the Haitian government to reduce poverty, lower the country’s vulnerability to natural disasters, rebuild critical infrastructure, strengthen human capital, promote decentralized and inclusive growth, and enhance governance. ... See More +

Brief 112136 OCT 01, 2016

Chapoy,Christelle Anne-Cecile; Edmond,Berdine Disclosed

Promoting opportunities for all Haitians (French)

The World Bank Group (WBG) in Haiti supports the efforts of the Haitian government to reduce poverty, lower the country’s vulnerability to natural disasters, rebuild critical infrastructure, strengthen human capital, promote decentralized and inclusive growth, and enhance governance. ... See More +

Brief 112136 OCT 01, 2016

Chapoy,Christelle Anne-Cecile; Edmond,Berdine Disclosed

Inequality of opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

In the last decades, inequality of opportunity has been extensively studied by economists on the assumption that, in addition to being normatively undesirable, it can be related to low potential for growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7782 AUG 04, 2016

Brunori,Paolo; Palmisano,Flaviana; Peragine,Vito Disclosed

Ageing and family solidarity in Europe : patterns and driving factors of intergenerational support (English)

At the beginning of the twenty-first century, intergenerational relations remain a key aspect of the future development and sustainability of the European social model. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7678 MAY 17, 2016

Albertini,Marco Disclosed

Umbrella facility for gender equality : list of grants, April 2016 (English)

Brief 104744 APR 01, 2016

Disclosed

How equitable is access to finance in turkey ? evidence from the latest global FINDEX (English)

Access to finance is a key component of poverty reduction, as it enables individuals to make economic decisions that can improve their welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7541 JAN 28, 2016

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Inan,Osman Kaan; Yang,Judy Disclosed

Armenia gender assessment 2016 (English)

This Country Gender Assessment (CGA) reviews the state of equality between women and men in Armenia in access to opportunities, that is, equality in rights, resources, and voice (World Bank 2007). ... See More +

Working Paper 113990 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Why so gloomy ? perceptions of economic mobility in Europe and Central Asia (English)

Despite significant improvements in per capita expenditures and a marked decline in poverty over the 2000s, a large fraction of Eastern Europe and Central Asia's population reports their economic situation in the late 2000s to be worse than in 1989. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7519 DEC 18, 2015

Cancho,Cesar A.; Davalos,Maria Eugenia; Sanchez,Carolina Disclosed

Umbrella facility for gender equality (English)

The umbrella facility for gender equality (UFGE) is a multi-donor facility established in 2012 to strengthen awareness, knowledge, and capacity for gender-informed policy making. ... See More +

Working Paper 100682 NOV 04, 2015

Disclosed

A perceived divide : how Indonesians perceive inequality and what they want done about it (English)

Inequality in Indonesia is rising and a recent survey suggests that Indonesians are growing increasingly concerned. The Gini coefficient in Indonesia has increased sharply over the past 15 years, increasing from 30 in 2000 to 41 in 2013. ... See More +

Working Paper 101664 NOV 01, 2015

Indrakesuma,Taufik Ramadhan; Janz,Edgar; Wai-Poi,Matthew Grant Disclosed

An unfair start : how unequal opportunities affect Indonesia's children (English)

Despite rapid economic growth, inequality is increasing in Indonesia. After recovering from the Asian financial crisis in 1997/98, Indonesia's real GDP per capita grew at an annual average of 5.4 percent between 2000 and 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 101666 NOV 01, 2015

Wai-Poi,Matthew Grant; Hadiwidjaja, Grace; Wijaya,Laura Kartika; Indrakesuma,Taufik Ramadhan Disclosed

Exploring the sources of downward bias in measuring inequality of opportunity (English)

This study analyzes the extent of downward bias in the calculation of inequality of opportunity for continuous outcomes such as income. A typically recognized source of bias is the unobserved circumstances as there is a limited set of variables available in household and labor force surveys. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7458 OCT 26, 2015

Lara Ibarra,Gabriel; Martinez Cruz,Adan L. Disclosed

Liberia - Youth Opportunities Project (English)

The objectives of the Youth Opportunities Project for Liberia are to improve access to income generation opportunities for targeted youth and strengthen the government's capacity to implement its cash transfer program. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1159 OCT 15, 2015

Disclosed

Gender equality community of practice for finance ministers : meeting summary (English)

The third meeting of the Gender Equality Community of Practice (CoP) for Finance Ministers was convened at the World Bank Group (WBG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Annual Meetings in Lima, Peru on Sunday, October 11, 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 103904 OCT 11, 2015

Disclosed

Ethiopia - Program-for-results enhancing shared prosperity through equitable services : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 99552 SEP 15, 2015

Disclosed

Ethiopia - Program for Results Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services Project (English)

The development objective of the Program for Results (PforR) Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services Project for Ethiopia is to improve equitable access to basic services and strengthen accountability systems at the decentralized level. ... See More +

Program Document 98687 AUG 19, 2015

Disclosed

Lower bounds on inequality of opportunity and measurement error (English)

When measuring inequality of opportunity, researchers usually opt to eliminate within-type variation. Provided that in practice it is impossible to observe all circumstances, this implies that the researcher estimates a lower bound of the true level of inequality of opportunity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7379 JUL 28, 2015

Balcazar Salazar,Carlos Felipe Disclosed

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Republic of Moldova – Moldova country gender action plan (English)
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APR 01, 2017 ACS21875 Working Paper
Gender Equality, Poverty Reduction, and Inclusive Growth : 2016-2023 Gender Strategy - 2017 Update to the Board (English)
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FEB 17, 2017 112956 Board Report
Implementing the World Bank Group’s gender strategy from analysis to action to impact : follow-up note and action plan (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 112972 Working Paper
Promoting opportunities for all Haitians (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 112136 Brief
Promoting opportunities for all Haitians (French)
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OCT 01, 2016 112136 Brief
Inequality of opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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AUG 04, 2016 WPS7782 Policy Research Working Paper
Ageing and family solidarity in Europe : patterns and driving factors of intergenerational support (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 WPS7678 Policy Research Working Paper
Umbrella facility for gender equality : list of grants, April 2016 (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104744 Brief
How equitable is access to finance in turkey ? evidence from the latest global FINDEX (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 WPS7541 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia gender assessment 2016 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 113990 Working Paper
Why so gloomy ? perceptions of economic mobility in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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DEC 18, 2015 WPS7519 Policy Research Working Paper
Umbrella facility for gender equality (English)
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NOV 04, 2015 100682 Working Paper
A perceived divide : how Indonesians perceive inequality and what they want done about it (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 101664 Working Paper
An unfair start : how unequal opportunities affect Indonesia's children (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 101666 Working Paper
Exploring the sources of downward bias in measuring inequality of opportunity (English)
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OCT 26, 2015 WPS7458 Policy Research Working Paper
Liberia - Youth Opportunities Project (English)
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OCT 15, 2015 PAD1159 Project Appraisal Document
Gender equality community of practice for finance ministers : meeting summary (English)
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OCT 11, 2015 103904 Working Paper
Ethiopia - Program-for-results enhancing shared prosperity through equitable services : chair summary (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 99552 Board Summary
Ethiopia - Program for Results Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services Project (English)
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AUG 19, 2015 98687 Program Document
Lower bounds on inequality of opportunity and measurement error (English)
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JUL 28, 2015 WPS7379 Policy Research Working Paper