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World development report 2017 : governance and women's economic and political participation - power inequalities, formal constraints, and norms (English)

What role do institutional constraints and social norms play in determining persistent gender gapsin economic and political participation and have institutional reforms been successful in reducing these gaps? ... See More +

World Development Report 116405 JUN 13, 2017

Milazzo,Annamaria; Goldstein,Markus P. Disclosed

Compensation, diversity and inclusion at the World Bank Group (English)

This paper examines salary gaps by gender and nationality at the World Bank Group between 1987 and 2015 using a unique panel of all employees over this period. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8058 MAY 12, 2017

Das,Jishnu; Joubert,Clement Jean Edouard; Tordoir,Sander Florian Disclosed

Uganda - Management of Social Risk and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : indigenous peoples plan : Social impact assessment (English)

The development objective of Management of Social Risk and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project for Uganda to increase access to Gender Based Violence (GBV) prevention programs and multi-sectoral response services by groups at risk in targeted districts. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3279 APR 01, 2017

Fernandes,Patricia Maria Disclosed

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

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The motherhood penalty and female employment in urban India (English)

Since the 1990s, India has seen robust economic growth, rising wages, steady fertility decline, increased urbanization, and expanded educational attainment for males and females. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8004 MAR 14, 2017

Das,Maitreyi B; Zumbyte,Ieva Disclosed

Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure insecurity on agricultural performance in Malawi's customary tenure systems (English)

Many African countries rely on sporadic land transfers from customary to statutory domains to attract investment and improve agricultural performance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7943 JAN 18, 2017

Deininger,Klaus W.; Xia,Fang; Holden,Stein Terje Disclosed

Empowering girls triggers their brothers to compete : Evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment in Uganda (English)

This brief has key messages through an experiment in Uganda, we find that empowering adolescent girls triggers a surge in their brothers’ competitiveness.Understanding preferences for competition is important because competitiveness is a predictor of labor market outcomes. ... See More +

Brief 109367 OCT 01, 2016

Buehren,Niklas; Goldstein,Markus P.; Leonard,Kenneth; Montalvao Machado,Joao H. C.; Vasilaky,Kathryn Disclosed

Can labor market imperfections explain changes in the inverse farm size–productivity relationship ? longitudinal evidence from rural India (English)

A large national farm panel from India covering a quarter century (1982, 1999, and 2008) is used to show that the inverse farm size-yield relationship weakened significantly over time, despite an increase in the dispersion of farm sizes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7783 AUG 04, 2016

Deininger,Klaus W.; Jin,Songqing; Liu,Yanyan; Singh,Sudhir K. Disclosed

Partnering for gender equality - World Bank Group annual gender trust funds program report 2016 (English)

In December of 2015 the World Bank Group (WBG) approved the first ever Strategy for Gender Equality, Poverty Reduction, and Inclusive Growth. The strategy recognizes that stronger and better-resourced efforts are needed to address key gaps between females and males in access to jobs and control over productive assets, and seeks to address this challenge by deepening the analytical and operational focus in these areas. ... See More +

Annual Report 110383 JUL 01, 2016

Disclosed

Uttar Pradesh - Gender (English)

This brief has the analysis of gender gaps in Uttar Pradesh, India. Gender gaps in Uttar Pradesh are high and persistent. The state has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality. ... See More +

Brief 105885 MAY 20, 2016

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Odisha gender (English)

Gender disparities are high in Odisha. The child sex ratio is higher than in most states, but is declining. Maternal mortality is poor. And although more women work in Odisha compared to some low-income states, there has been a sharp decline in female labor force participation after 2005. ... See More +

Brief 105867 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Short-term effects of India's employment guarantee program on labor markets and agricultural productivity (English)

This paper uses a large national household panel from 1999/2000 and 2007/08 to analyze the short-term effects of India's Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme on wages, labor supply, agricultural labor use, and productivity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7665 MAY 09, 2016

Deininger,Klaus W.; Nagarajan,Hari Krishnan; Singh,Sudhir K. Disclosed

Nigeria - Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) Project : environmental assessment - additional financing : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objectives of Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) Project for Nigeria are (i) to strengthen the state level social safety net systems and reducing vulnerability of poor youth and women through increased access to work opportunities; and (ii) promoting human capital development of such households using incentives to keep children in school and to ensure that women attend health centers in participating states. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2179 MAY 01, 2016

Koleva,Antonia T. Disclosed

Going beyond the first child : analysis of Russian mothers' desired and actual fertility Patterns (English)

The Russian Federation's population has been declining since 1992, but recently the decline appears to be over. Although fertility has risen since the 2007 introduction of the family policy package, which focused on stimulating second and higher-order births, total fertility rates still remain significantly below replacement rate. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7643 APR 18, 2016

Levin,Victoria; Besedina,Elena; Aritomi,Tami Disclosed

Youth out of school and out of work in Brazil (English)

In Latin America, one in five youth-totaling more than 18 million individuals aged 15 to 24-is neither working nor in school (ninis). Despite the strong economic performance of the region in recent years – with vibrant economic growth and a significant reduction in poverty and inequality – the proportion of Latin American youth who are ninis fell only marginally, and the absolute number of young people in this condition actually increased. ... See More +

Working Paper 102788 JAN 15, 2016

Disclosed

Ninis en la Republic Dominicana (Spanish)

Working Paper 102791 JAN 15, 2016

Disclosed

Ninis en Honduras (Spanish)

Working Paper 102790 JAN 15, 2016

Disclosed

Ninis in Uruguay (English)

In Latin America, one in five youth-totaling more than 18 million individuals aged 15 to 24-is neither working nor in school (ninis). Despite the strong economic performance of the region in recent years – with vibrant economic growth and a significant reduction in poverty and inequality – the proportion of Latin American youth who are ninis fell only marginally, and the absolute number of young people in this condition actually increased. ... See More +

Working Paper 102789 JAN 15, 2016

Disclosed

Georgia - Country gender assessment (English)

This country gender assessment (CGA) reviews the state of equality between women and men in Georgia in access to opportunities, that is, equality in rights, resources, and voice for women and men. ... See More +

Working Paper 112838 JAN 01, 2016

Sinha,Nistha; Rodriguez Chamussy,Lourdes; Tembon,Mercy Miyang; Sanchez,Carolina; Shankar,Rashmi Disclosed

The "gender pension-gap" in the aging societies of East Asia : a policy note from the East Asia and Pacific umbrella facility for gender equlity (English)

Over the years pension systems have been an essential policy tool for the economic protection of older adults across countries and regions. But in a context of widespread inequality, not everyone enjoys the same level of protection. ... See More +

Working Paper 114037 JAN 01, 2016

O'Keefe,Philip B.; Chłoń-Domińczak,Agnieszka Disclosed

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World development report 2017 : governance and women's economic and political participation - power inequalities, formal constraints, and norms (English)
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JUN 13, 2017 116405 World Development Report
Compensation, diversity and inclusion at the World Bank Group (English)
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MAY 12, 2017 WPS8058 Policy Research Working Paper
Uganda - Management of Social Risk and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : indigenous peoples plan : Social impact assessment (English)
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APR 01, 2017 SFG3279 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Republic of Moldova – Moldova country gender action plan (English)
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APR 01, 2017 ACS21875 Working Paper
The motherhood penalty and female employment in urban India (English)
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MAR 14, 2017 WPS8004 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure insecurity on agricultural performance in Malawi's customary tenure systems (English)
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JAN 18, 2017 WPS7943 Policy Research Working Paper
Empowering girls triggers their brothers to compete : Evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment in Uganda (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109367 Brief
Can labor market imperfections explain changes in the inverse farm size–productivity relationship ? longitudinal evidence from rural India (English)
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AUG 04, 2016 WPS7783 Policy Research Working Paper
Partnering for gender equality - World Bank Group annual gender trust funds program report 2016 (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 110383 Annual Report
Uttar Pradesh - Gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105885 Brief
Odisha gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105867 Brief
Short-term effects of India's employment guarantee program on labor markets and agricultural productivity (English)
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MAY 09, 2016 WPS7665 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) Project : environmental assessment - additional financing : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 SFG2179 Environmental Assessment
Going beyond the first child : analysis of Russian mothers' desired and actual fertility Patterns (English)
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APR 18, 2016 WPS7643 Policy Research Working Paper
Youth out of school and out of work in Brazil (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 102788 Working Paper
Ninis en la Republic Dominicana (Spanish)
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JAN 15, 2016 102791 Working Paper
Ninis en Honduras (Spanish)
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JAN 15, 2016 102790 Working Paper
Ninis in Uruguay (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 102789 Working Paper
Georgia - Country gender assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 112838 Working Paper
The "gender pension-gap" in the aging societies of East Asia : a policy note from the East Asia and Pacific umbrella facility for gender equlity (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 114037 Working Paper