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Tracing back the weather origins of human welfare: evidence from Mozambique (English)

Mozambique is among the African countries most exposed to weather-related hazards. Using detailed gridded precipitation data for individuals' birth-year and birth-district, this study investigates the effects of extreme rainfall anomalies around the time of birth on long-run well-being. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8167 AUG 14, 2017

Baez Ramirez,Javier Eduardo; Caruso,German Daniel; Niu,Chiyu Disclosed

Madagascar - Madagascar Statistical Capacity Building Project (English)

The development objective of Statistical Capacity Building Project for Madagascar is to strengthen the capacity of the National Statistics Institute (INSTAT) to produce quality statistics and to enhance its statistical dissemination practices. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1979 MAR 08, 2017


Grow, invest, insure : a game plan to end extreme poverty by 2030 (English)

As global extreme poverty has fallen -- by one measure, from close to 2 billion people in 1990 to about 700 million today -- the world has learned about antipoverty strategies that work. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7892 NOV 15, 2016

Gill,Indermit S.; Revenga,Ana L.; Zeballos,Christian Disclosed

Intergenerational education mobility in Africa : has progress been inclusive ? (English)

This paper employs nationally representative household survey data on parents of adult individuals to analyze the intergenerational transmission of education in nine Sub-Saharan African countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7843 SEP 29, 2016

Azomahou,Theophile T.; Yitbarek,Eleni Abraham Disclosed

Demographic change in Uruguay : economic opportunities and challenges (English)

The population of Uruguay is undergoing a slow but sustained aging process, driven by the demographic transition that started early in the twentieth century. ... See More +

Publication 106151 JUN 10, 2016


Djibouti - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-FY2017 (English)

The first joint International Development Association (IDA), International Finance Corporation (IFC), Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for FY14-17 for Djibouti was discussed by the Board of Directors in March 2014. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 104985 MAY 03, 2016

Arabic, French Disclosed