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Growth, Inequality, and Poverty : A Robust Relationship? (English)

An extensive literature on poverty traps suggests that high levels of poverty deter growth. However, a seemingly basic implication of the underlying theoretical models, namely that countries suffering from higher levels of poverty should grow less rapidly, has remained untested. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8578 SEP 06, 2018

Marrero,Gustavo Alberto; Serven,Luis Disclosed

Inequality and economic growth : the role of initial income (English)

This paper estimates a panel model in which the relationship between inequality and gross domestic product per capita growth depends on countries' initial incomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8467 JUN 05, 2018

Brueckner,Markus; Lederman,Daniel Disclosed

Toward inclusive urban service delivery in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (English)

Urbanization has provided opportunities for economic growth and poverty reduction in countries all over the world. Cities are well positioned to provide services due to the economies of scale that the density and spatial concentration of people and firms allow. ... See More +

Working Paper 120718 OCT 01, 2017

Baker,Judy L.; Nguyen,Huong Mai; Mason,David; Brhane,Meskerem; Garzón, Hernando; Singh,Gayatri; Velez,Jean Paul 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

When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (English)

The Dominican Republic has enjoyed one of the strongest growth rates in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the past 20 years. It also experiences high growth with limited poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 115257 MAY 23, 2017

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Sirtaine,Sophie Spanish Disclosed

When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (Spanish)

The Dominican Republic has enjoyed one of the strongest growth rates in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the past 20 years. It also experiences high growth with limited poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 115257 MAY 05, 2017

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Sirtaine,Sophie English Disclosed

Djibouti - Second Urban Poverty Reduction Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Plan d'action de reinstallation (French)

The objective of the Second Urban Poverty Reduction Project of Djibouti is to improve sustainable access to basic infrastructure and services for the people in the city of Djibouti in general, and in District 7 in particular. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1096 MAY 01, 2017

Sin Yan Yu,Eileen Disclosed

México - La pobreza en el estado de Oaxaca : evolución y perspectivas para una agenda de política social (Spanish)

El presente documento propone, para lograrlo, enfocar los esfuerzos hacia: (a) mejorar las capacidades y activos productivos de la población con mayor rezago para que ésta cuente con un piso mínimo de bienestar que le permita acceder a mejores y mayores oportunidades; y (b) identificar inversiones clave a realizarse en sectores estratégicos, que detonen el potencial productivo utilizando las capacidades de la población actualmente en pobreza. ... See More +

Working Paper 114833 MAY 01, 2017

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Szekely Pardo,Esteban Miguel; Flores Fragoso,Ivan; Leyson Lelevier,Florencia; Mendoza, Pamela Disclosed

México - La pobreza en el estado de Puebla : evolución y perspectivas para una agenda de política social (Spanish)

El presente documento propone, para lograrlo, enfocar los esfuerzos hacia: (a) mejorar las capacidades y activos productivos de la población con mayor rezago para que ésta cuente con un piso mínimo de bienestar que le permita acceder a mejores y mayores oportunidades; y (b) identificar inversiones clave a realizarse en sectores estratégicos, que detonen el potencial productivo utilizando las capacidades de la población actualmente en pobreza. ... See More +

Working Paper 114832 MAY 01, 2017

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Szekely Pardo,Esteban Miguel; Flores Fragoso,Ivan; Leyson Lelevier,Florencia; Mendoza, Pamela Disclosed

Panama - Systematic country diagnostic : locking in success : Panama Diagnostico Sistematico De Pais (Spanish)

Panama has made significant progress in reducing poverty in recent years, progress that compares positively to that of the rest of the Latin America and Caribbean region. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 97719 APR 06, 2017

Koehler-Geib,Fritzi; Scott,Katherine M.; Soliman,Ayat; Lopez,J. Humberto English Disclosed

Poverty in a rising Africa : La pauvreté dans une Afrique en essor (French)

This report is the first of a two-part volume on poverty in Africa. This study documents the data challenges and revisits the core broad facts about poverty in Africa; the second report will explore ways to accelerate its reduction. ... See More +

Publication 103948 JAN 01, 2017

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Christiaensen,Luc; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Gaddis,Isis English Disclosed

Congo, Republic of - Lisungi Safety Nets Project : environmental assessment : Plan en faveur des populations autochtones (PPA) du district de NGO et Gamboma (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2815 DEC 31, 2016

Pereira Guimaraes Leite,Phillippe George Disclosed

Accelerating poverty reduction in Mozambique : challenges and opportunities : Acelerando a redução da pobreza em Moçambique : desafios e oportunidades (Portuguese)

Over the past two decades Mozambique enjoyed robust and accelerating economic growth, yet strong economic progress only translated into modest poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 110868 DEC 01, 2016

E. Baez,Javier; Olinto,Pedro English Disclosed

China - Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project : procurement plan : 中國 - 廣西農村扶貧試點工程:採購計劃 (Chinese)

Procurement Plan 113041 NOV 04, 2016

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Burundi poverty assessment : Évaluation de la pauvreté au Burundi (French)

Since early 1990’s, Burundi underwent periods of repetitive socio-political tensions, characterized by violent conflicts within the population, positioning the country as a fragile State and one of poorest in the World. ... See More +

Working Paper 107047 NOV 01, 2016

Belghith,Nadia Belhaj Hassine; Bundervoet,Tom; Beko,Aurelien Serge; Tsimpo,Clarence English Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic : poverty profile for 2013 (Russian)

Working Paper 99772 MAR 01, 2016

English Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Growth, Inequality, and Poverty : A Robust Relationship? (English)
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SEP 06, 2018 WPS8578 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality and economic growth : the role of initial income (English)
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JUN 05, 2018 WPS8467 Policy Research Working Paper
Toward inclusive urban service delivery in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120718 Working Paper
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
Vietnam - Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : additional financing - procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự Án Giảm Nghèo Giai Đoạn Thứ Hai Tỉnh Lai Châu : thêm tài chính - kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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JUL 03, 2017 117152 Procurement Plan
When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 115257 Publication Spanish
When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (Spanish)
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MAY 05, 2017 115257 Publication English
Djibouti - Second Urban Poverty Reduction Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Plan d'action de reinstallation (French)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG1096 Resettlement Plan
México - La pobreza en el estado de Oaxaca : evolución y perspectivas para una agenda de política social (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2017 114833 Working Paper
México - La pobreza en el estado de Puebla : evolución y perspectivas para una agenda de política social (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2017 114832 Working Paper
Panama - Systematic country diagnostic : locking in success : Panama Diagnostico Sistematico De Pais (Spanish)
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APR 06, 2017 97719 Systematic Country Diagnostic English
Poverty in a rising Africa : La pauvreté dans une Afrique en essor (French)
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JAN 01, 2017 103948 Publication English
Congo, Republic of - Lisungi Safety Nets Project : environmental assessment : Plan en faveur des populations autochtones (PPA) du district de NGO et Gamboma (French)
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DEC 31, 2016 SFG2815 Environmental Assessment
Accelerating poverty reduction in Mozambique : challenges and opportunities : Acelerando a redução da pobreza em Moçambique : desafios e oportunidades (Portuguese)
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DEC 01, 2016 110868 Working Paper English
China - Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project : procurement plan : 中國 - 廣西農村扶貧試點工程:採購計劃 (Chinese)
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NOV 04, 2016 113041 Procurement Plan
Burundi poverty assessment : Évaluation de la pauvreté au Burundi (French)
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NOV 01, 2016 107047 Working Paper English
Vietnam - Second Phase of Poverty Reduction Project : additional finance for Hoa Binh - procurement plan : Việt Nam - Giảm nghèo lần thứ hai : tài chính bổ sung vì tỉnh Hòa Bình - kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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SEP 21, 2016 108724 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Central Highlands Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự Án Giảm Nghèo Khu Vực Tây Nguyên Ban Qlda Tỉnh Đắk Nông : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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MAR 02, 2016 103718 Procurement Plan
Kyrgyz Republic : poverty profile for 2013 (Russian)
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MAR 01, 2016 99772 Working Paper English
Vietnam - Central Highlands Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan (Vol. 2) : Việt Nam - Dự Án Giảm Nghèo Khu Vực Tây Nguyên Ban Qlda Tỉnh Đắk Nông : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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FEB 29, 2016 103718 Procurement Plan