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World development report 2017 : governance and women's economic and political participation - power inequalities, formal constraints, and norms (English)

What role do institutional constraints and social norms play in determining persistent gender gapsin economic and political participation and have institutional reforms been successful in reducing these gaps? ... See More +

World Development Report 116405 JUN 13, 2017

Milazzo,Annamaria; Goldstein,Markus P. 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

Cambodia - Sustaining strong growth for the benefit of all (English)

Cambodia has become one of the world’s leaders in poverty reduction and shared prosperity. Cambodia sustained an average growth rate of 7.6 percent in 1994-2015, ranking sixth in the world, and has now become a lower middle-income economy. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 115189 MAY 09, 2017

Disclosed

Ethiopia - Enhancing Shared Prosperity Through Equitable Services Project : Ethiopia - Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services Project (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSA20872 APR 27, 2017

Monchuk,Louise Victoria Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Kemi Adeosun at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, Nigeria, at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114580 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

Lao : lasting accessible opportunities - country partnership framework for Lao PDR 2017-2021 (English)

This new Country Partnership Framework for 2017-2021 aims to support the Government of Lao PDF's 8th National Socio-Economic Development Plan, which is closely aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 114191 APR 01, 2017

Laotian Disclosed

Lao : lasting accessible opportunities - country partnership framework for Lao PDR 2017-2021 (Laotian)

This new Country Partnership Framework for 2017-2021 aims to support the Government of Lao PDF's 8th National Socio-Economic Development Plan, which is closely aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 114191 APR 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Is there enough redistribution ? (English)

This paper asks whether there are welfare gains from additional redistribution. First, it derives a sufficient condition for the existence of welfare gains from a small increase in lump-sum transfers financed by a uniform increase in labor income taxes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8003 MAR 13, 2017

Eden,Maya Disclosed

Antidiscrimination law and shared prosperity : an analysis of the legal framework of six economies and their impact on the equality of opportunities of ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities (English)

This paper looks at the structural marginalization of eth-nic, religious, and sexual minorities in six pilot economies (Bulgaria, Mexico, Morocco, the Netherlands, Tanzania, and Vietnam) and proposes a new methodology for collecting cross-country comparable data on antidiscrimination legal frameworks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7992 MAR 03, 2017

Panter,Elaine Rene Elizabeth; Primiani,Tanya; Hasan,Tazeen; Calderon Pontaza,Eduardo Disclosed

World Bank Group country partnership framework for the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 2017-2021 : overview (English)

This document presents the World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Framework (CPF) withthe Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) for 2017-2021. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 116234 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Growth (but not only) is good for the poor : some cross-country evidence to promote growth and shared prosperity in Haiti (English)

Many low-income countries, such as Haiti, have high ambitions and socioeconomic needs to achieve substantial income growth, especially for the poorest income quintiles. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7975 FEB 16, 2017

Belo Da Silva Antoine,Kassia; Singh,Raju; Wacker,Konstantin M. 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

Peru - Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)

Peru has been one of the most prominent performers in Latin America in the last 25 years. Peru is characterized by a complex and diverse geography that holds wealth in natural resources and several spatial development challenges.Peru has a remarkable cultural heritage and rich ethnic diversity. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 112694 FEB 01, 2017

Disclosed

Costing household surveys for monitoring progress toward ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)

On October 15, 2015, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced the World Bank Group’s commitment to support the 78 poorest countries to implement a multi-topic household survey every three years between 2016 and 2030, for monitoring progress toward ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7951 JAN 24, 2017

Kilic,Talip; Serajuddin,Umar; Uematsu,Hiroki; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

Report from the Executive Directors of the International Development Association to the Board of Governors : Additions to IDA Resources - Eighteenth Replenishment (English)

Responding to heightened global ambitions and escalating risks, IDA18 presents a bold paradigm shift in how it mobilizes finance to support a significant policy package to help IDA clients achieve their development goals. ... See More +

Board Report 112728 JAN 10, 2017

Spanish, French Disclosed

Step by step : let’s solve the finance puzzle to accelerate growth and shared prosperity (English)

The negative GDP growth rate recorded in the first quarter of FY 2016/17 is indicative of the recent difficulties that Uganda has faced in achieving the rates of growth required to enable the country to fulfill its aspirations. ... See More +

Working Paper 112621 JAN 01, 2017

Sebudde,Rachel K.; Goffe,Valeriya; Daka,Dorothy; Safavian,Mehnaz S. Disclosed

Zimbabwe expenditure review (Vol. 4) : primary and secondary education (English)

Zimbabwe is at a critical juncture. After dollarization and favorable economic factors fueled arecovery during 2009-12, Zimbabwe today faces slowing growth, a financial crisis, increasingly erratic weather patterns and rising poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Working Paper 116350 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Zimbabwe expenditure review (Vol. 3) : state enterprises and parastatals (English)

Zimbabwe is at a critical juncture. After dollarization and favorable economic factors fueled arecovery during 2009-12, Zimbabwe today faces slowing growth, a financial crisis, increasingly erratic weather patterns and rising poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Working Paper 116350 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Zimbabwe expenditure review (Vol. 2) : local government service delivery (English)

Zimbabwe is at a critical juncture. After dollarization and favorable economic factors fueled arecovery during 2009-12, Zimbabwe today faces slowing growth, a financial crisis, increasingly erratic weather patterns and rising poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Working Paper 116350 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Zimbabwe expenditure review : cross cutting issues (English)

Zimbabwe is at a critical juncture. After dollarization and favorable economic factors fueled arecovery during 2009-12, Zimbabwe today faces slowing growth, a financial crisis, increasingly erratic weather patterns and rising poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Working Paper 116350 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

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World development report 2017 : governance and women's economic and political participation - power inequalities, formal constraints, and norms (English)
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JUN 13, 2017 116405 World Development Report
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
Cambodia - Sustaining strong growth for the benefit of all (English)
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MAY 09, 2017 115189 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Ethiopia - Enhancing Shared Prosperity Through Equitable Services Project : Ethiopia - Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services Project (English)
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APR 27, 2017 PIDISDSA20872 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Statement by H.E. Kemi Adeosun at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114580 Board Report
Lao : lasting accessible opportunities - country partnership framework for Lao PDR 2017-2021 (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114191 Working Paper Laotian
Lao : lasting accessible opportunities - country partnership framework for Lao PDR 2017-2021 (Laotian)
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APR 01, 2017 114191 Working Paper English
Is there enough redistribution ? (English)
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MAR 13, 2017 WPS8003 Policy Research Working Paper
Antidiscrimination law and shared prosperity : an analysis of the legal framework of six economies and their impact on the equality of opportunities of ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities (English)
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MAR 03, 2017 WPS7992 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group country partnership framework for the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 2017-2021 : overview (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 116234 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Growth (but not only) is good for the poor : some cross-country evidence to promote growth and shared prosperity in Haiti (English)
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FEB 16, 2017 WPS7975 Policy Research Working Paper
Distribution of consumption expenditure in East Asia (English)
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FEB 14, 2017 WPS7968 Policy Research Working Paper
Peru - Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 112694 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Costing household surveys for monitoring progress toward ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)
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JAN 24, 2017 WPS7951 Policy Research Working Paper
Report from the Executive Directors of the International Development Association to the Board of Governors : Additions to IDA Resources - Eighteenth Replenishment (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 112728 Board Report Spanish, French
Step by step : let’s solve the finance puzzle to accelerate growth and shared prosperity (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112621 Working Paper
Zimbabwe expenditure review (Vol. 4) : primary and secondary education (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 116350 Working Paper
Zimbabwe expenditure review (Vol. 3) : state enterprises and parastatals (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 116350 Working Paper
Zimbabwe expenditure review (Vol. 2) : local government service delivery (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 116350 Working Paper
Zimbabwe expenditure review : cross cutting issues (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 116350 Working Paper