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Indonesia - Social Assistance Reform Program Project (English)

The objectives of the Social Assistance Reform Program Project for Indonesia are to support the conditional cash transfer program coverage expansion, strengthen its delivery system, and improve its coordination with other complementary social programs. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 112703 APR 18, 2017

Disclosed

Levels and trends in child mortality 2015 : estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME) : Levels and trends in child mortality : report 2015 (English)

Child mortality is a core indicator for child health and well-being. In 2000, world leaders agreed on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and called for reducing the under-five mortality rate by two thirds between 1990 and 2015 - known as the MDG 4 target. ... See More +

Annual Report 99335 SEP 01, 2015

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Honduras - Central America social expenditures and institutional review (English)

Honduras has experienced moderate economic growth in the past decade, in line with the rest of the region. Despite this growth track record, limited opportunities for decent jobs for the majority of workers have resulted in stagnant poverty and inequality rates that are still the highest in Central America (CA). ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 93739 DEC 29, 2014

Disclosed

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

The objective of the Income Support Program for the Poorest Project for Bangladesh is to provide income support to the poorest mothers in selected Upazilas, while (i) increasing the mothers’ use of child nutrition and cognitive development services, and (ii) enhancing local level government capacity to deliver safety nets. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD957 NOV 17, 2014

Disclosed

Mexico - Social Protection System Project (English)

The proposed Social Protection System Project of Mexico has objectives to support the Government’s effort to: (i) increase access of PROSPERA beneficiaries to social and productive programs, and (ii) develop instruments for an integrated social protection system. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD933 OCT 02, 2014

Spanish Disclosed

Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : lessons from Ethiopia : Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : Lessons from Ethiopia (English)

Ethiopia, like most developing countries, has opted to deliver services such as basic education, primary health care, agricultural extension advice, water, and rural roads through a highly decentralized system (Manor 1999; Treisman 2007). ... See More +

Publication 90430 SEP 02, 2014

Khan,Qaiser M.; Faguet,Jean-Paul; Gaukler,Christopher Disclosed

Investing in people to fight poverty in Haiti : Reflections for evidence-based policy making (English)

Despite a decline in both monetary and multidimensional poverty rates since 2000, Haiti remains among the poorest and most unequal countries in Latin America. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 94430 JAN 01, 2014

Disclosed

Addressing inequality in South Asia (English)

The extent of inequality, and what to do about it, are among the most hotly debated issues in economics. Every faith and ideology has normative views on how much inequality is tolerable, or desirable. ... See More +

Publication 91638 JAN 01, 2014

Rama,Martin G.; Beteille,Tara; Li,Yue; Mitra, Pr Disclosed

Do African children have an equal chance? : A human opportunity report for sub saharan Africa (English)

This study explores the changing opportunities for children in Africa. While the definition of “opportunities” can be subjective and depend on the societal context, this report focuses on efforts to build future human capital, directly (through education and health investments) and indirectly (through complementary infrastructure such as safe water, adequate sanitation, electricity, and so on). ... See More +

Publication 91640 JAN 01, 2014

Dabalen,Andrew L.; Narayan,Ambar; Saavedra-Chandu Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 27 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: Does Urbanization Affect Rural Poverty? Evidence from Indian Districts by Massimiliano Cali and Carlo Menon. ... See More +

Publication 94100 JUN 01, 2013

Cali,Massimiliano; Deininger,Klaus W.; Eberhardt,Markus Benjamin; Grossmann, Volker; Harrison,Ann E.; Liu,Yanyan; Martin,Leslie A.; Menon, Carlo; Nataraj,Shanthi; Newman,Carol Frances; Rand,John; Stadelmann, David; Tarp,Finn; Teal,Francis John; Van de Sijpe, Nicolas Disclosed

Women and labor market changes in the global economy : growth helps, inequalities hurt, and public policy matters (English)

This report examines the level and changes in female and male participation rates, employment segregation, and female wages relative to male wages across the world economy. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20051 APR 01, 1998

Tzannatos,Panagiotis Zafiris Disclosed

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Indonesia - Social Assistance Reform Program Project (English)
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APR 18, 2017 112703 Project Appraisal Document
Levels and trends in child mortality 2015 : estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME) : Levels and trends in child mortality : report 2015 (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 99335 Annual Report
Honduras - Central America social expenditures and institutional review (English)
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DEC 29, 2014 93739 Public Expenditure Review
Bangladesh - Income Support Program for the Poorest Project (English)
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NOV 17, 2014 PAD957 Project Appraisal Document
Mexico - Social Protection System Project (English)
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OCT 02, 2014 PAD933 Project Appraisal Document Spanish
Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : lessons from Ethiopia : Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : Lessons from Ethiopia (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90430 Publication
Investing in people to fight poverty in Haiti : Reflections for evidence-based policy making (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 94430 Other Poverty Study
Addressing inequality in South Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 91638 Publication
Do African children have an equal chance? : A human opportunity report for sub saharan Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 91640 Publication
The World Bank economic review 27 (2) (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 94100 Publication
Women and labor market changes in the global economy : growth helps, inequalities hurt, and public policy matters (English)
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APR 01, 1998 20051 Working Paper (Numbered Series)