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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

Eruptions of popular anger : the economics of the Arab spring and its aftermath (English)

The Arab Spring protests caught most of the world by surprise and precipitated a chain of events that changed the course of history in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), ushering in a period of prolonged political instability and intense civil conflicts. ... See More +

Publication 121942 DEC 06, 2017

Ianchovichina,Elena Disclosed

Niger - Systematic Country Diagnostic : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)

This document presents the systematic country diagnostic (SCD) for Niger. It identifies the constraints and opportunities for achieving the twin goals of ending poverty and improving shared prosperity by 2030 in a sustainable manner while acknowledging: (a) the need for selectivity, and (b) the need to identify constraints that can feasibly be addressed. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 115661 NOV 28, 2017

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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

Poverty and shared prosperity in Belarus over the past decade : trends, drivers, and challenges : БЕДНОСТЬ И СОВМЕСТНОЕ ПРОЦВЕТАНИЕ В РЕСПУБЛИКЕ БЕЛАРУСЬ ЗА ПОСЛЕДНЕЕ ДЕСЯТИЛЕТИЕ (Russian)

This paper has the goal of presenting the first comprehensive update of poverty, inequality and shared prosperity trends – and key drivers of these trends – since 2003 until 2015, that is starting with the end of the most recent poverty assessment published in 2004 and that covered the period 1997-2002. ... See More +

Working Paper 120346 OCT 01, 2017

Cojocaru,Alexandru; Matytsin,Mikhail English Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Zimbabwe (English)

Economic growth is projected to recover to 2.8 percent in 2017 up from 0.7 percent last year. Good rains boosted agricultural growth and poverty alleviation in rural areas. ... See More +

Working Paper 120175 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)

Economic activity has improved in 2017, following a bumper harvest and improved hydro-electricity generation, increased copper production, higher copper prices, and more accommodating monetary policy. ... See More +

Working Paper 120174 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Swaziland (English)

Economic growth is expected to decline to 0.9 percent in 2017 from 1.3 percent in 2016, due to slow recovery in agriculture and escalating fiscal challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 120173 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Namibia (English)

The pace of economic growth significantly subsided in 2016, as construction activity shrank and mineral prices remained low. In the medium-term, growth is projected to recover gradually, reaching 3 percent by 2018, driven mostly by mining and services sector activities. ... See More +

Working Paper 120171 OCT 01, 2017

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Macro poverty outlook for South Africa (English)

Poverty has fallen significantly since democracy in 1994, but this trend reversed between 2011 and 2015. The economy has been growing too slowly since the global financial crisis to create jobs for poor South Africans. ... See More +

Working Paper 120172 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Lesotho (English)

Growth has slowed down since 2015 from 5.6 to 2.3 percent due to modest growth in the services sector. Higher growth rates are projected for 2017-18, boosted by an increase in construction and mining despite the narrowing fiscal space. ... See More +

Working Paper 120170 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Botswana (English)

Botswana’s economic growth recovered strongly in 2016, fueled by mineral exports and services sector. Further gains are expected for the medium-term, with a real gross domestic product (GDP) growth of up to 4.8 percent by 2019. ... See More +

Working Paper 120169 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Independent Evaluation Group annual report 2017 : influence through evaluation (English)

In line with IEG’s long-term agenda, we have delivered timely, highly relevant evaluations that speak to the current issues. Likewise, we have influenced debates in our three strategic engagement areas: inclusive and sustainable economic growth, investing in people, and fostering resilience to global shocks and threats. ... See More +

Working Paper 119999 SEP 26, 2017

Disclosed

Vietnam Public Expenditure Review : Summary Report, published 2017 (English)

Vietnam has experienced an impressive development transformation. The "Doi moi" course initiated in 1986 has successfully transformed the country from one of the poorest in the world to lower middle-income status. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 120605 SEP 06, 2017

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

Liberia - Fourth Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document 118028 JUL 31, 2017

Disclosed

Laos - Second Poverty Reduction Fund Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Poverty Reduction Fund Project for Laos were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3988 JUN 26, 2017

Disclosed

Poverty and shared prosperity in Belarus over the past decade : trends, drivers, and challenges (English)

This paper has the goal of presenting the first comprehensive update of poverty, inequality and shared prosperity trends – and key drivers of these trends – since 2003 until 2015, that is starting with the end of the most recent poverty assessment published in 2004 and that covered the period 1997-2002. ... See More +

Working Paper 120346 JUN 22, 2017

Cojocaru,Alexandru; Matytsin,Mikhail Russian Disclosed

Turkey - Resilience, Inclusion and Growth Development Policy Financing (DPF) Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7912 JUN 21, 2017

Disclosed

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Inequality and economic growth : the role of initial income (English)
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JUN 05, 2018 WPS8467 Policy Research Working Paper
Eruptions of popular anger : the economics of the Arab spring and its aftermath (English)
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DEC 06, 2017 121942 Publication
Niger - Systematic Country Diagnostic : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)
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NOV 28, 2017 115661 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Toward inclusive urban service delivery in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120718 Working Paper
Poverty and shared prosperity in Belarus over the past decade : trends, drivers, and challenges : БЕДНОСТЬ И СОВМЕСТНОЕ ПРОЦВЕТАНИЕ В РЕСПУБЛИКЕ БЕЛАРУСЬ ЗА ПОСЛЕДНЕЕ ДЕСЯТИЛЕТИЕ (Russian)
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OCT 01, 2017 120346 Working Paper English
Macro poverty outlook for Zimbabwe (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120175 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120174 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Swaziland (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120173 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Namibia (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120171 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for South Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120172 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Lesotho (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120170 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Botswana (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120169 Working Paper
Independent Evaluation Group annual report 2017 : influence through evaluation (English)
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SEP 26, 2017 119999 Working Paper
Vietnam Public Expenditure Review : Summary Report, published 2017 (English)
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SEP 06, 2017 120605 Public Expenditure Review
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
Liberia - Fourth Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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JUL 31, 2017 118028 Program Information Document
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
Laos - Second Poverty Reduction Fund Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 ICR3988 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Poverty and shared prosperity in Belarus over the past decade : trends, drivers, and challenges (English)
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JUN 22, 2017 120346 Working Paper Russian
Turkey - Resilience, Inclusion and Growth Development Policy Financing (DPF) Project (English)
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JUN 21, 2017 AB7912 Program Information Document