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Gender Bias and Intergenerational Educational Mobility : Theory and Evidence from China and India (English)

This paper incorporates gender bias against girls in the family, school and labor market in a model of intergenerational persistence in schooling where parents self-finance children's education because of credit market imperfections. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9250 MAY 18, 2020

Emran,M. Shahe; Jiang,Hanchen; Shilpi,Forhad J. Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Institutional Strengthening for Improved Village Service Delivery - P165543 - Sequence No : 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR41046 MAY 03, 2020

O'Donnell,Anna Charlotte Disclosed

Mid-Term Review of the World Bank Group’s Gender Strategy (FY16–23) (English)

The World Bank Group’s gender strategy for fiscal year (FY)16–23 presents gender equality as integral to smart development policy (World Bank Group 2015). ... See More +

IEG Evaluation 147596 MAR 12, 2020

Disclosed

Closing Gender Gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The Latin America and Caribbean region (LAC) has achieved substantial progress on gender equality in past decades. Gains have come in diverse areas like declines in fertility and maternal mortality, gender parity in primary school enrollment, and an increase in women’s participation in the workforce and politics, among others. ... See More +

Working Paper 128525 MAR 01, 2020

Muller,Miriam; Casabonne,Ursula Portuguese, Spanish Disclosed

Top Policy Lessons in Agriculture (English)

This policy brief summarizes key policy lessons from the Africa Gender Innovation Lab on ways to empower women farmers.

Brief 147142 MAR 01, 2020

Disclosed

Getting the (Gender-Disaggregated) Lay of the Land : Impact of Survey Respondent Selection on Measuring Land Ownership and Rights (English)

Foundational to the monitoring of international goals on land ownership and rights are the household survey respondents who provide the required individual-disaggregated data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9151 FEB 18, 2020

Kilic,Talip; Moylan,Heather G.; Koolwal,Gayatri B. Disclosed

Venture Capital and the Gender Financing Gap : The Role of Accelerators - Research Snapshot (English)

In the past decade, entrepreneurship has emerged as a powerful tool to address the formidable challenges that limit emerging market economies’ ability to grow in a sustainable and inclusive fashion. ... See More +

Report 147683 FEB 16, 2020

Sonneborn,William Charles; Burns, Allie; Chandrasekhar,Shruti; Matranga, Heather; Bamfo, Stephanie; Semanjaku,Erinda; Davicino, Alana; Karmakar, Apoorv; Wrobel, Ben; Liu, Peixian Disclosed

Reducing the Agricultural Gender Gap in Cote d'Ivoire : How has it Changed? (English)

Over the last decade, Cote d’Ivoire has witnessed a remarkable shrinking of its gender gap in agricultural productivity. When comparing similar households, the gender gap has been reduced by 32 percent. ... See More +

Brief 145922 FEB 10, 2020

Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Lawin,Kotchikpa Gabriel; Rouanet,Lea Marie French Disclosed

How Large Is the Gender Dividend? Measuring Selected Impacts and Costs of Gender Inequality (English)

Reducing gender inequality makes economic sense apart from being the right thing to do. Achievinggender equality and empowering all women and girls is the fifth sustainable development goal and is a top priority for governments. ... See More +

Report 146622 FEB 01, 2020

Male,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Leroy De La Briere,Benedicte; Montenegro,Claudio E. Disclosed

Gender in Jobs Diagnostics : A Guidance Note (English)

The WBG’s Jobs Group has developed a standardized Jobs Diagnostics tool to help countries identify key challenges in the effort to create jobs, improve the quality of jobs, and provide access to jobs. ... See More +

Working Paper 142268 FEB 01, 2020

Clay,Timothy Joseph Peter; Scarpari,Raquel Disclosed

Gender Differences in Agricultural Productivity in Cote d'Ivoire : Changes in Determinants and Distributional Composition over the Past Decade (English)

This paper analyzes changes in agricultural productivity gender gaps in Côte d'Ivoire between 2008 and 2016 using decomposition methods. The analysis finds that the unconditional gender gap between male- and female-headed households has decreased by 14 percent over the past decade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9113 JAN 21, 2020

Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Lawin,Gabriel; Rouanet,Lea Marie Disclosed

Pacific Islands - Statistical Innovation and Capacity Building Project (English)

Project Appraisal Document PAD3279 JAN 21, 2020

Disclosed

Kiribati - Statistical Innovation and Capacity Building Project (English)

Project Appraisal Document PAD3521 JAN 21, 2020

Disclosed

Leveraging ICT Technologies in Closing the Gender Gap (English)

In recent decades, the growth of information and communications technologies (ICT) and the move toward the digitalization of trade and global value chains has been radically transforming the global trade scene, with important implications for women engaged in trade. ... See More +

Report 144837 JAN 04, 2020

Disclosed

Partnering For Gender Equality : Umbrella Facility for Gender Equality (English)

Operational approaches by governments and development agencies have not yet been successful in closing gaps between men and women in key areas of economic empowerment, and in preventing and responding to gender-based violence. ... See More +

Annual Report 146476 JAN 01, 2020

Grown,Caren Disclosed

Gender Bias in SME Lending : Experimental Evidence from Turkey (English)

Gender disparities in small and medium-size enterprise lending exist around the world and impede the growth of millions of women-led firms. This paper examines a potential driver of these disparities: gender-biased loan officers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9100 DEC 30, 2019

Alibhai,Salman; Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Goldstein,Markus P.; Oguz,Alper Ahmet; Pankov,Alexander; Strobbe,Francesco Disclosed

Moving Toward Gender Balance in Private Equity and Venture Capital (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)

Women are significantly underrepresented among the investment decision-makers at private equity and venture capital firms, as well as in the leadership of companies that receive this investment capital. ... See More +

Working Paper 143344 NOV 01, 2019

Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Improving the Performance of Non-Criminal Justice Services - P162833 - Sequence No : 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR39029 OCT 21, 2019

Menzies,Nicholas Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Institutional Strengthening for Improved Village Service Delivery - P165543 - Sequence No : 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR38416 OCT 15, 2019

O'Donnell,Anna Charlotte Disclosed

Women in Utilities : A Driving Force for Workforce Modernization – A case Study of Three Utilities in the Danube Region (English)

Diversity at the top of an organization can lead to better decision making and governance, and gender-inclusive companies—including utilities—can better reflect the needs of a diverse set of consumers. ... See More +

Brief 141963 SEP 01, 2019

Disclosed

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Gender Bias and Intergenerational Educational Mobility : Theory and Evidence from China and India (English)
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MAY 18, 2020 WPS9250 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Institutional Strengthening for Improved Village Service Delivery - P165543 - Sequence No : 02 (English)
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MAY 03, 2020 ISR41046 Implementation Status and Results Report
Mid-Term Review of the World Bank Group’s Gender Strategy (FY16–23) (English)
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MAR 12, 2020 147596 IEG Evaluation
Closing Gender Gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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MAR 01, 2020 128525 Working Paper Portuguese, Spanish
Top Policy Lessons in Agriculture (English)
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MAR 01, 2020 147142 Brief
Getting the (Gender-Disaggregated) Lay of the Land : Impact of Survey Respondent Selection on Measuring Land Ownership and Rights (English)
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FEB 18, 2020 WPS9151 Policy Research Working Paper
Venture Capital and the Gender Financing Gap : The Role of Accelerators - Research Snapshot (English)
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FEB 16, 2020 147683 Report
Reducing the Agricultural Gender Gap in Cote d'Ivoire : How has it Changed? (English)
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FEB 10, 2020 145922 Brief French
How Large Is the Gender Dividend? Measuring Selected Impacts and Costs of Gender Inequality (English)
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FEB 01, 2020 146622 Report
Gender in Jobs Diagnostics : A Guidance Note (English)
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FEB 01, 2020 142268 Working Paper
Gender Differences in Agricultural Productivity in Cote d'Ivoire : Changes in Determinants and Distributional Composition over the Past Decade (English)
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JAN 21, 2020 WPS9113 Policy Research Working Paper
Pacific Islands - Statistical Innovation and Capacity Building Project (English)
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JAN 21, 2020 PAD3279 Project Appraisal Document
Kiribati - Statistical Innovation and Capacity Building Project (English)
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JAN 21, 2020 PAD3521 Project Appraisal Document
Leveraging ICT Technologies in Closing the Gender Gap (English)
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JAN 04, 2020 144837 Report
Partnering For Gender Equality : Umbrella Facility for Gender Equality (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 146476 Annual Report
Gender Bias in SME Lending : Experimental Evidence from Turkey (English)
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DEC 30, 2019 WPS9100 Policy Research Working Paper
Moving Toward Gender Balance in Private Equity and Venture Capital (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)
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NOV 01, 2019 143344 Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Improving the Performance of Non-Criminal Justice Services - P162833 - Sequence No : 01 (English)
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OCT 21, 2019 ISR39029 Implementation Status and Results Report
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Institutional Strengthening for Improved Village Service Delivery - P165543 - Sequence No : 01 (English)
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OCT 15, 2019 ISR38416 Implementation Status and Results Report
Women in Utilities : A Driving Force for Workforce Modernization – A case Study of Three Utilities in the Danube Region (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 141963 Brief