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Women and tourism: designing for inclusion (English)

Many advancements have been made in empowerment of women, but women are still far from enjoying the same basic rights, privileges and benefits that men do. ... See More +

Working Paper 120477 OCT 01, 2017

Twining-Ward,Louise D; Zhou,Vera Disclosed

Strengthening domestic resource mobilization : moving from theory to practice in low- and middle-income countries (English)

This report presents an overview of current trends in tax policy, tax administration, and international taxation and provides a broad landscape of practical examples drawn from World Bank operations across global practices over the past several decades. ... See More +

Publication 116658 JUN 16, 2017

Junquera-Varela,Raul Felix; Verhoeven,Marinus; Shukla,Gangadhar Prasad; Haven,Bernard James; Awasthi,Rajul; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca Disclosed

Perceptions of distributive justice in Latin America during a period of falling inequality (English)

This paper explores perceptions of distributive justice in Latin America during the 2000s and their relationship with income inequality. In line with the fall in income inequality in the region, the paper documents a widespread, although modest, decrease in the share of the population that believes income distribution is unfair. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8072 MAY 23, 2017

Reyes,German Jeremias; Gasparini,Leonardo Carlos Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (English)

The Palestinian people face an increasingly uncertain political environment, and an economy that is failing to generate the jobs and incomes that are needed to improve living standards. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS22126 MAY 04, 2017

Ahern,Mark Eugene Disclosed

Climbing higher : toward a middle-income Nepal (English)

Nepal's recent history of development is marred by a paradox. Many countries in the world have experienced rapid growth but modest poverty reduction, as income has increasingly concentrated in the hands of the wealthy. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 115156 MAY 01, 2017

Cosic,Damir; Dahal,Sudyumna; Kitzmuller,Markus Disclosed

Economywide and sectoral impacts on workers of Brazil’s internet rollout (English)

This paper is a study of the effect of Brazil's staggered Internet rollout between 2000 and 2014 on municipality employment and wages. The study uses a new, annual data set on Internet availability from the Brazil school census, with the assumption that the share of schools that have Internet access in each municipality reflects the general accessibility of Internet connections. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8042 APR 26, 2017

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Mation,Lucas Ferreira; O'Connell,Stephen; Willig,Robert D. Disclosed

Diagnostic study of barriers for strengthening livelihoods of low-income rural women in Uzbekistan (English)

Due to the strong economic growth maintained in the last 15 years, Uzbekistan made progress in reducing gender inequality. At the same time, several demographic and structural challenges remain; and effectively engaging women in the economy is one of them. ... See More +

Working Paper 119243 APR 01, 2017

Romanova,Ekaterina; Kolybashkina,Nina; Hiller,Bradley Todd; Kochkin,Evgeny Disclosed

Diagnostic study of barriers for strengthening livelihoods of low-income rural women in Uzbekistan : Диагностическое исследование барьеров, сдерживающих повышение доходов малообеспеченных сельских женщин (Russian)

Due to the strong economic growth maintained in the last 15 years, Uzbekistan made progress in reducing gender inequality. At the same time, several demographic and structural challenges remain; and effectively engaging women in the economy is one of them. ... See More +

Working Paper 119243 APR 01, 2017

Romanova,Ekaterina; Kolybashkina,Nina; Hiller,Bradley Todd; Kochkin,Evgeny English Disclosed

Ageing poorly? : accounting for the decline in earnings inequality in Brazil, 1995-2012 (English)

The Gini coefficient of labor earnings in Brazil fell by nearly a fifth between 1995 and 2012, from 0.50 to 0.41. The decline in earnings inequality was even larger by other measures, with the 90-10 percentile ratio falling by almost 40 percent. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8018 MAR 30, 2017

Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Firpo,Sergio P.; Messina,Julian Disclosed

El Salvador - Income Support and Employability Project (English)

Ratings for the Income Support and Employability Project for El Salvador were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3976 FEB 22, 2017

Disclosed

Distribution of consumption expenditure in East Asia (English)

Using a new database of household surveys, this paper examines inequality among all individuals living in developing East Asia regardless of their country of residence. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7968 FEB 14, 2017

Jirasavetakul,La-Bhus Fah; Lakner,Christoph Disclosed

The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Chile (English)

This paper applies a comprehensive tax-benefit incidence analysis to estimate the distributional effects of fiscal policy in Chile in 2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7939 JAN 10, 2017

Martinez Aguilar,Sandra Natalia; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Ortiz-Juarez,Eduardo; Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia Disclosed

Estimation and inference for actual and counterfactual growth incidence curves (English)

Different episodes of economic growth display widely varying distributional characteristics, both across countries and over time. Growth is sometimes accompanied by rising and sometimes by falling inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7933 JAN 05, 2017

Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Firpo,Sergio; Galvao,Antonio F. Disclosed

Barriers constraining the low and middle income housing finance market in Bangladesh (English)

The study aims to assess the market for low and middle income housing finance in Bangladesh and identify the demand trajectory of this segment over the next 4 years. ... See More +

Working Paper 113812 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Income Support Program for the Poorest Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 111234 DEC 01, 2016

Disclosed

Sao Tome and Principe - Strengthening Growth and Fiscal Policy Development Policy Financing Project (English)

Program Information Document 110042 OCT 07, 2016

Disclosed

Transitioning from low-income growth to high-income growth : is there a middle-income trap? (English)

Is there a “middle-income trap”? Theory suggests that the determinants of growth at low and high income levels may be different. If countries struggle to transition from growth strategies that are effective at low income levels to growth strategies that are effective at high income levels, they may stagnate at some middle income level; this phenomenon can be thought of as a “middle-income trap.” ... See More +

Journal Article 113004 MAY 01, 2016

J. Bulman,David; Eden,Maya; Nguyen,Ha Minh Disclosed

Inequality in China : an overview (English)

This paper provides an overview of research on income inequality in China over the period of economic reform. It presents the results of two main sources of evidence on income inequality and, assisted by various decompositions, explains the reasons income inequality has increased rapidly and the Gini coefficient is now almost 0.5. ... See More +

Journal Article 112509 JUL 18, 2013

Knight,John B Disclosed

Delivery mechanisms of cash transfer programs to the poor in Bangladesh (English)

This study carries out an analysis of the practical issues and the financial costs relative to the transfer of cash benefits from source to recipients and the cost effective way of transferring funds to the beneficiaries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32751 MAY 01, 2005

Ahmed,Shaikh Shamsuddin Disclosed

Minutes of a meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA held on Thursday, February 17, 2000 (English)

Minutes 115600 FEB 17, 2000

Disclosed

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Women and tourism: designing for inclusion (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120477 Working Paper
Strengthening domestic resource mobilization : moving from theory to practice in low- and middle-income countries (English)
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JUN 16, 2017 116658 Publication
Perceptions of distributive justice in Latin America during a period of falling inequality (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 WPS8072 Policy Research Working Paper
West Bank and Gaza - Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 ACS22126 Working Paper
Climbing higher : toward a middle-income Nepal (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115156 Country Economic Memorandum
Economywide and sectoral impacts on workers of Brazil’s internet rollout (English)
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APR 26, 2017 WPS8042 Policy Research Working Paper
Diagnostic study of barriers for strengthening livelihoods of low-income rural women in Uzbekistan (English)
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APR 01, 2017 119243 Working Paper
Diagnostic study of barriers for strengthening livelihoods of low-income rural women in Uzbekistan : Диагностическое исследование барьеров, сдерживающих повышение доходов малообеспеченных сельских женщин (Russian)
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APR 01, 2017 119243 Working Paper English
Ageing poorly? : accounting for the decline in earnings inequality in Brazil, 1995-2012 (English)
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MAR 30, 2017 WPS8018 Policy Research Working Paper
El Salvador - Income Support and Employability Project (English)
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FEB 22, 2017 ICR3976 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Distribution of consumption expenditure in East Asia (English)
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FEB 14, 2017 WPS7968 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Chile (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 WPS7939 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimation and inference for actual and counterfactual growth incidence curves (English)
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JAN 05, 2017 WPS7933 Policy Research Working Paper
Barriers constraining the low and middle income housing finance market in Bangladesh (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113812 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Income Support Program for the Poorest Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 111234 Procurement Plan
Sao Tome and Principe - Strengthening Growth and Fiscal Policy Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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OCT 07, 2016 110042 Program Information Document
Transitioning from low-income growth to high-income growth : is there a middle-income trap? (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 113004 Journal Article
Inequality in China : an overview (English)
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JUL 18, 2013 112509 Journal Article
Delivery mechanisms of cash transfer programs to the poor in Bangladesh (English)
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MAY 01, 2005 32751 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Minutes of a meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA held on Thursday, February 17, 2000 (English)
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FEB 17, 2000 115600 Minutes