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Distributional impact analysis: toolkit and illustrations of impacts beyond the average treatment effect (English)

Program evaluations often focus on average treatment effects. However, average treatment effects miss important aspects of policy evaluation, such as the impact on inequality and whether treatment harms some individuals. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8139 JUL 06, 2017

Bedoya Arguelles,Guadalupe; Bittarello,Luca; Davis,Jonathan Martin Villars; Mittag,Nikolas Karl Disclosed

Sudan IDP profiling preparation (English)

This report presents preparatory work for data collection and profiling of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Abu Shouk inDarfur, one of Sudan’s largest IDP camps. ... See More +

Working Paper 116837 JUN 21, 2017

000390290:Utz Johann Pape:upape@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Ukraine - Strengthening Evidence-Based Policymaking with Education Statistics and Analysis Project (English)

The development objective of the Strengthening Evidence-Based Policymaking with Education Statistics and Analysis Project for Ukraine is to strengthen the capacity of Ukrainian education authorities to utilize administrative, statistical, and learning assessment data and analytical methods to inform policymaking. ... See More +

Project Paper PP2114 DEC 16, 2016

Kheyfets,Igor Disclosed

The distributional impact of taxes and transfers in Poland (English)

This paper assesses the impact of fiscal policy on the incidence, depth, and severity of poverty, and examines whether there is room for an increased role for fiscal policy in improving the wellbeing of the poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7787 AUG 09, 2016

Goraus Tanska,Karolina Marta; Inchauste Comboni,Maria Gabriela Disclosed

Trust in government and support for redistribution (English)

In many countries safety nets consist predominantly of universal subsidies on food and fuel. A key question for policy makers willing to shift to targeted safety nets is under what conditions middle-class citizens would be supportive of redistributive programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7675 MAY 16, 2016

Silva,Joana C. G.; Morgandi,Matteo; Levin,Victoria Disclosed

Can you work it ? evidence on the productive potential of public works from a youth employment program in Sierra Leone (English)

This paper examines the short-term impacts of a labor-intensive public works program on household welfare and economic prospects. Using a community-level randomized control trial approach, the paper finds that the public works program targeted at youth in Sierra Leone successfully provided temporary employment to youth characterized by low educational attainment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7580 FEB 25, 2016

Rosas Raffo,Nina; Sabarwal,Shwetlena Disclosed

From evidence to policy : supporting Nepal's trade integration strategy (English)

The envisioned economic transformation requires a shift from a remittance-fueled growth model to one fueled by productivity and investment. Integration into the global marketplace is a powerful vehicle for increased investment and productivity. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS19255 JAN 01, 2016

Varela,Gonzalo J.; Arenas,Guillermo Carlos; Gomez-Mera,Laura; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Bortoluzzi,Aldo Pazzini; Portugal Perez,Luis Alberto; Reyes,Jose Daniel; Zildzovic,Emir Disclosed

The welfare of Syrian refugees : evidence from Jordan and Lebanon (English)

As June 20th marked World Refugee Day, the global count of registered refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) has reached the highest level since Second World War, with a combined figure of over 50 million people (13 million refugees and 38 million IDPs). ... See More +

Publication 102365 DEC 22, 2015

Verme,Paolo; Gigliarano,Chiara; Wieser,Christina; Hedlund, Kerren; Petzoldt, Marc; Santacroce,Marco Disclosed

Unpacking the MPI : a decomposition approach of changes in multidimensional poverty headcounts (English)

Multidimensional measures of poverty have become standard as complementary indicators of poverty in many countries. Multidimensional poverty calculations typically comprise three indices: the multidimensional headcount, the average deprivation share among the poor, and the adjusted headcount ratio. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7514 DEC 14, 2015

Pérez Pérez,Jorge Eduardo; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Trujillo,Jose Daniel; Valderrama,Daniel Disclosed

Finding a path to formalization in Benin : early results after the introduction of the entreprenant legal status (English)

In April 2014, the Government of Benin launched the entreprenant status, a simplified and free legal regime offered to small informal businesses to enter the formal economy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7510 DEC 09, 2015

Benhassine,Najy; Mckenzie,David J.; Pouliquen,Victor Maurice Joseph; Santini,Massimiliano 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

Nepal - Seond Phase of Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : Technical support mission - September 4 to 22, 2015 (English)

Aide Memoire 102658 SEP 22, 2015

Disclosed

Pollution management and environmental health program annual report July 2015 to September 2016 (English)

The Pollution Management and Environmental Health Program (PMEH) Annual Report for 2016 includes a review of PMEH’s governance and management structure, highlights of activities and, the program’s financial report. ... See More +

Annual Report 110353 JUL 01, 2015

Disclosed

Supporting institutional capacity and evidence-based macro and fiscal policymaking : sharing experience from Indonesia (English)

Close support to the government, including by an embedded core project team, can help to support improvements in macro-fiscal policymaking as demonstrated by the support for enhanced macroeconomic and fiscal policy analysis (SEMEFPA) program in Indonesia. ... See More +

Brief 98566 JUL 01, 2015

Meidina,Ilsa; Sienaert,Alexis R. Disclosed

Entering the city : emerging evidence and practices with safety nets in urban areas (English)

Most safety net programs in low and middle-income countries have hitherto been conceived for rural areas. Yet as the global urban population increases and poverty urbanizes, it becomes of utmost importance to understand how to make safety nets work in urban settings. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 98253 JUL 01, 2015

Gentilini,Ugo Disclosed

Energy subsidies reform in Jordan : welfare implications of different scenarios (English)

Facing a fiscal crisis, Jordan initiated substantial petroleum subsidy reforms in 2012. The government has also long contemplated how to cut electricity subsidies, which surpass the fiscal burdens imposed by the petroleum subsidies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7313 JUN 17, 2015

Atamanov,Aziz; Jellema,Jon Robbert; Serajuddin,Umar Disclosed

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Distributional impact analysis: toolkit and illustrations of impacts beyond the average treatment effect (English)
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JUL 06, 2017 WPS8139 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : additional financing : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Tài trợ bổ sung cho Dự án Giảm nghèo vùng núi phía bắc : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese,English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117791 Procurement Plan
Sudan IDP profiling preparation (English)
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JUN 21, 2017 116837 Working Paper
Ukraine - Strengthening Evidence-Based Policymaking with Education Statistics and Analysis Project (English)
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DEC 16, 2016 PP2114 Project Paper
The distributional impact of taxes and transfers in Poland (English)
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AUG 09, 2016 WPS7787 Policy Research Working Paper
Trust in government and support for redistribution (English)
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MAY 16, 2016 WPS7675 Policy Research Working Paper
Can you work it ? evidence on the productive potential of public works from a youth employment program in Sierra Leone (English)
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FEB 25, 2016 WPS7580 Policy Research Working Paper
From evidence to policy : supporting Nepal's trade integration strategy (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 ACS19255 Working Paper
The welfare of Syrian refugees : evidence from Jordan and Lebanon (English)
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DEC 22, 2015 102365 Publication
Unpacking the MPI : a decomposition approach of changes in multidimensional poverty headcounts (English)
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DEC 14, 2015 WPS7514 Policy Research Working Paper
Finding a path to formalization in Benin : early results after the introduction of the entreprenant legal status (English)
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DEC 09, 2015 WPS7510 Policy Research 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
Vietnam - Additional Financing to Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Tài trợ bổ sung cho Dự án Giảm nghèo vùng núi phía bắc, : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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OCT 21, 2015 100506 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Central Highlands Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự Án Giảm Nghèo Khu Vực Tây Nguyên : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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OCT 01, 2015 100472 Procurement Plan
Nepal - Seond Phase of Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : Technical support mission - September 4 to 22, 2015 (English)
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SEP 22, 2015 102658 Aide Memoire
Djibouti - Second Urban Poverty Reduction (PREPUD II) Project : procurement plan : Djibout - Deuxieme Projet de Reduction de la Pauvrete Urbaine (PREPUD II) : plan de passation des marchés (French)
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SEP 08, 2015 99441 Procurement Plan
Pollution management and environmental health program annual report July 2015 to September 2016 (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 110353 Annual Report
Supporting institutional capacity and evidence-based macro and fiscal policymaking : sharing experience from Indonesia (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98566 Brief
Entering the city : emerging evidence and practices with safety nets in urban areas (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98253 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Energy subsidies reform in Jordan : welfare implications of different scenarios (English)
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JUN 17, 2015 WPS7313 Policy Research Working Paper