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Etats financiers au 31122018 version du 01072019 (English)

Auditing Document AUD0024555 AUG 11, 2019

Kalam,Tahirou Disclosed

Preventing Violence in the Most Violent Contexts : Behavioral and Neurophysiological Evidence (English)

This paper provides experimental evidence of the impact of an after-school program on vulnerable public-school students in El Salvador. The program combined a behavioral intervention with ludic activities for students aged 10-16 years old. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8862 MAY 23, 2019

Dinarte Diaz,Lelys Ileana; Egana-delSol,Pablo Disclosed

Crime Violence and Exclusion in South African Society : Background Note for the South Africa Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)

While South Africa has made important gains in reducing violence in the post-Apartheid- era, it remains among the most violent countries in the world. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 134272 FEB 01, 2019

Willman,Alys M.; Puerto Gomez,Margarita; Gould, Chandré; Newham, Gareth Disclosed

Disclosable Restructuring Paper - HN Safer Municipalities - P130819 (English)

Project Paper RES33724 AUG 31, 2018

Pizarro,Dianna M. Disclosed

Disclosable Restructuring Paper - HN Safer Municipalities - P130819 (English)

The development objective of the Safer Municipalities Project for Honduras are to support to (i) improve the capacity of national and local authorities inviolence prevention, (ii) address risk factors of crime and violence in Selected Municipalities, and (iii) to improve its capacity to respond promptly and effectively to an Eligible Emergency. ... See More +

Project Paper RES31572 JUN 14, 2018

Fevre,Chloe Disclosed

Crime and persistent punishment : a long-run perspective on the links between violence and chronic poverty in Mexico (English)

The relationship between violence and chronic poverty has been studied mostly in the context of war or long-term episodes of conflict. In contrast to previous studies, this paper explores whether violence that does not include the shattering of infrastructure impacts the chance that poverty may remain chronic. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7706 JUN 16, 2016

Martinez-Cruz, Adan L.; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos Disclosed

Crime and persistent punishment : a long-run perspective on the links between violence and chronic poverty in Mexico (English)

The relationship between violence and chronic poverty has been studied mostly in the context of war or long- term episodes of conflict. In contrast to previous studies, this paper explores whether violence that does not include the shattering of infrastructure impacts the chance that poverty may remain chronic. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125662 JUN 01, 2016

Martinez-Cruz,Adán L.; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos Disclosed

Unemployment and mortality : evidence from the great recession (English)

Did unemployment in the Great Recession hurt people's health? The broad answer is no: job losses have statistically insignificant impacts on mortality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7603 MAR 16, 2016

Nguyen,Ha Minh; Nguyen,Huong Disclosed

Idle youth in Mexico : trapped between the war on drugs and economic crisis (English)

The present study combines data from Mexico's employment surveys (Encuesta Nacional de Empleo and Encuesta Nacional de Ocupación y Empleo) with the country's official statistics on murder rates to create a state-level panel data set covering the period 1995 to 2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7558 FEB 04, 2016

De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Gutierrez Fierros,Carlos; Vargas M.,J. Vicente Disclosed

Women’s police stations and domestic violence : evidence from Brazil (English)

Although women’s police centers have been gaining popularity as a measure to address domestic violence, to date no quantitative evaluations of their impacts on the incidence of domestic violence or any other manifestations of gender equality have been done. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7497 NOV 17, 2015

Perova,Elizaveta; Reynolds,Sarah Disclosed

Women’s police stations and domestic violence : evidence from Brazil (English)

Although women's police centers have been gaining popularity as a measure to address domestic violence, to date no quantitative evaluations of their impacts on the incidence of domestic violence or any other manifestations of gender equality have been done. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125428 NOV 01, 2015

Perova,Elizaveta; Reynolds,Sarah Disclosed

Do performance agreements help improve service delivery ? the experience of Brazilian states (English)

A growing number of states and municipalities in Brazil rely on results-based management, and many other local and state governments are considering adopting the practice. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7375 JUL 22, 2015

Vinuela,Lorena; Zoratto,Laura De Castro Disclosed

The (non-) effect of violence on education : evidence from the "war on drugs" in Mexico (English)

This paper studies the sharp increase in violence experienced in Mexico after 2006, known as "The War on Drugs," and its effects on human capital accumulation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7230 APR 02, 2015

Márquez-Padilla,Fernanda; Pérez-Arce,Francisco; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos Disclosed

The (non-) effect of violence on education : evidence from the war on drugs in Mexico (English)

This paper studies the sharp increase in violence experienced in Mexico after 2006, known as "The War on Drugs," and its effects on human capital accumulation. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125540 APR 01, 2015

Márquez-Padilla,Fernanda; Pérez-Arce,Francisco; Rodríguez-Castelán,Carlos Disclosed

Income inequality and violent crime : evidence from Mexico's drug war (English)

The relationship between income inequality and crime has attracted the interest of many researchers, but little convincing evidence exists on the causal effect of inequality on crime in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6935 JUN 01, 2014

Enamorado, Ted; Lopez-Calva , Luis-Felipe; Rodriguez-Castelan, Carlos; Winkler, Hernan Disclosed

Crime, violence, and community-based prevention in Honduras (English)

Violent crime has emerged as a growing development challenge, affecting large segments of societies and taking a severe toll on economic development. ... See More +

Brief 119827 JUN 01, 2014

Berg,Louis Alexandre; Carranza,Marlon Disclosed

Trends in crime and violence in Papua New Guinea (English)

Crime and violence are widely viewed as posing a considerable challenge to development in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The full scale of crime and violence in PNG is difficult to assess, given the scarcity of national-level studies and a distinct urban bias in the available studies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 75057 MAY 01, 2014

Lakhani, Sadaf; Willman, Alys M. Disclosed

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Cultural Heritage Preservation and Tourism Sector Support Project - P144614 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA2756 JAN 09, 2014

Debomy,Sylvie

How firms cope with crime and violence (English)

The costs of crime and violence to the private sector amount to significant losses in terms of gross domestic product (GDP). The private sector's response to crime and violence varies by country, size of firm, and sector, among other factors. ... See More +

Publication 83898 JAN 01, 2014

Ariano,Maria; Goldberg,Michael J.; Kim,Kwang Wook Disclosed

Brazil - Amazonas Development Policy Lending Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7421 DEC 09, 2013

Portuguese Disclosed

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Etats financiers au 31122018 version du 01072019 (English)
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AUG 11, 2019 AUD0024555 Auditing Document
Preventing Violence in the Most Violent Contexts : Behavioral and Neurophysiological Evidence (English)
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MAY 23, 2019 WPS8862 Policy Research Working Paper
Crime Violence and Exclusion in South African Society : Background Note for the South Africa Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)
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FEB 01, 2019 134272 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Disclosable Restructuring Paper - HN Safer Municipalities - P130819 (English)
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AUG 31, 2018 RES33724 Project Paper
Disclosable Restructuring Paper - HN Safer Municipalities - P130819 (English)
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JUN 14, 2018 RES31572 Project Paper
Crime and persistent punishment : a long-run perspective on the links between violence and chronic poverty in Mexico (English)
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JUN 16, 2016 WPS7706 Policy Research Working Paper
Crime and persistent punishment : a long-run perspective on the links between violence and chronic poverty in Mexico (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 125662 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Unemployment and mortality : evidence from the great recession (English)
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MAR 16, 2016 WPS7603 Policy Research Working Paper
Idle youth in Mexico : trapped between the war on drugs and economic crisis (English)
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FEB 04, 2016 WPS7558 Policy Research Working Paper
Women’s police stations and domestic violence : evidence from Brazil (English)
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NOV 17, 2015 WPS7497 Policy Research Working Paper
Women’s police stations and domestic violence : evidence from Brazil (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 125428 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Do performance agreements help improve service delivery ? the experience of Brazilian states (English)
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JUL 22, 2015 WPS7375 Policy Research Working Paper
The (non-) effect of violence on education : evidence from the "war on drugs" in Mexico (English)
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APR 02, 2015 WPS7230 Policy Research Working Paper
The (non-) effect of violence on education : evidence from the war on drugs in Mexico (English)
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APR 01, 2015 125540 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Income inequality and violent crime : evidence from Mexico's drug war (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6935 Policy Research Working Paper
Crime, violence, and community-based prevention in Honduras (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 119827 Brief
Trends in crime and violence in Papua New Guinea (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 75057 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Cultural Heritage Preservation and Tourism Sector Support Project - P144614 (English)
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JAN 09, 2014 PIDA2756 Project Information Document
How firms cope with crime and violence (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 83898 Publication
Brazil - Amazonas Development Policy Lending Project (English)
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DEC 09, 2013 AB7421 Program Information Document Portuguese