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Approximating income distribution dynamics using aggregate data (English)

This paper proposes a methodology to approximate individual income distribution dynamics using only time series data on aggregate moments of the income distribution. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8123 JUN 27, 2017

Kraay,Aart C.; Van Der Weide,Roy Disclosed

Education and health services in Uganda : quality of inputs, user satisfaction, and community welfare levels (English)

Good health and quality education are essential for economic growth and poverty reduction. Unfortunately, the quality of the education and health services provided in low-income countries is often low. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8116 JUN 26, 2017

Tsimpo Nkengne,Clarence; Etang Ndip,Alvin; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Biased policy professionals (English)

A large literature focuses on the biases of individuals and consumers, as well as "nudges" and other policies that can address those biases. Although policy decisions are often more consequential than those of individual consumers, there is a dearth of studies on the biases of policy professionals: those who prepare and implement policy on behalf of elected politicians. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8113 JUN 26, 2017

Banuri,Sheheryar; Dercon,Stefan; Gauri,Varun Disclosed

Beyond income poverty : nonmonetary dimensions of poverty in Uganda (English)

The proportion of Ugandan households living in poverty reduced by more than half between 1993 and 2013. Using household survey data, this paper analyzes nonmonetary dimensions of poverty in Uganda for levels and trends, to explore whether the observed reduction in monetary-based poverty are reflected in the nonmonetary indicators of poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8111 JUN 23, 2017

Etang Ndip,Alvin; Tsimpo,Clarence Disclosed

Supporting disadvantaged children enter kindergarten: experimental evidence from Bulgaria (English)

This paper presents findings from a large scale multi-arm randomized control trial implemented in 2014-2015 across 236 poor settlements across Bulgaria with the aim to improve full-day kindergarten participation of poor children, especially Roma and Turkish. ... See More +

Working Paper 116056 JUN 01, 2017

Bulgarian Disclosed

World Bank Group country partnership framework for the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 2017-2021 (Vol. 2) (Laotian)

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 JUN 01, 2017

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World Bank Group country partnership framework for the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 2017-2021 (Vol. 2) (Laotian)

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 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Liberia - Third Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7888 MAY 24, 2017

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Societal poverty : a relative and relevant measure (English)

Poverty lines are typically higher in richer countries, and lower in poorer ones, reflecting the relative nature of national assessments of who is considered poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8073 MAY 23, 2017

Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Prydz,Espen Beer Disclosed

When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (English)

The Dominican Republic has enjoyed one of the strongest growth rates in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the past 20 years. It also experiences high growth with limited poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 115257 MAY 23, 2017

Galrão Carneiro,Francisco (editor); Sirtaine,Sophie (editor) Disclosed

Where to create jobs to reduce poverty : cities or towns ? (English)

Should public investment be targeted to big cities or to small towns, if the objective is to minimize national poverty? To answer this policy question, this paper extends the basic Todaro-type model of rural-urban migration to the case of migration from rural areas to two potential destinations, secondary town and big city. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8069 MAY 22, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc; De Weerdt,Joachim; Kanbur,Ravi Disclosed

Pakistan - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY15-FY20 (English)

This document is the Performance and Learning Review (PLR) of the World Bank Group’s (WBG’s) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) FY15-19 for Pakistan. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 113574 MAY 18, 2017

Disclosed

To sew or not to sew ? assessing the welfare effects of the garment industry in Cambodia (English)

This paper uses the 2011 Cambodia Socio-Economic Survey to analyze the relationship between participation in the garment industry and household welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8061 MAY 16, 2017

Mejia-Mantilla,Carolina; Woldemichae,Martha Tesfaye Disclosed

Status goods : experimental evidence from platinum credit cards (English)

This paper provides novel evidence on status goods, using a series of field experiments with an Indonesian bank that markets platinum credit cards to high-income customers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8064 MAY 16, 2017

Bursztyn,Leonardo A.; Ferman,Bruno; Fiorin,Stefano; Kanz,Martin; Rao,Gautam Disclosed

Brazil - Country partnership framework for the period FY18 - FY23 (English)

The country partnership framework (CPF) for Brazil covers the six-year period from FY18 to FY23.1 The CPF is aligned with the objectives of the country’s development strategy as outlined in the Brazil growth strategy presented by the authorities and is rooted in the findings and recommendations of the World Bank Group (WBG) systematic country diagnostic (SCD) for Brazil, which contains an analysis of key constraints for inclusive and sustainable growth. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 113259 MAY 16, 2017

Disclosed

Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : انځورپاڼې (Pashto)

A severe slow-down in Afghanistan's economic growth characterized the period between 2012 and 2014, the so called Transition period leading to the 2014 election and handover of security responsibility to Afghan forces. ... See More +

Working Paper 114741 MAY 02, 2017

Wieser,Christina; Rahimi,Ismail; Redaelli,Silvia Dari, English Disclosed

Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : Infographics (English)

A severe slow-down in Afghanistan's economic growth characterized the period between 2012 and 2014, the so called Transition period leading to the 2014 election and handover of security responsibility to Afghan forces. ... See More +

Working Paper 114741 MAY 02, 2017

Wieser,Christina; Rahimi,Ismail; Redaelli,Silvia Pashto, Dari Disclosed

Mali - First Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth Support Credit Project (English)

This program document presents the first Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth Support Operation (PRIGSO) in the amount of US$50 million equivalent to the Government of Mali (GoM). ... See More +

Program Document 106922 MAY 02, 2017

Disclosed

China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : social assessment : Social assessment report (English)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project for China is to improve the urban road network and transport management, and establish a sustainable and efficient urban transport system. ... See More +

Social Assessment SFG3362 MAY 01, 2017

Yuan,Ruifeng Chinese Disclosed

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Approximating income distribution dynamics using aggregate data (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 WPS8123 Policy Research Working Paper
Education and health services in Uganda : quality of inputs, user satisfaction, and community welfare levels (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8116 Policy Research Working Paper
Biased policy professionals (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8113 Policy Research Working Paper
Beyond income poverty : nonmonetary dimensions of poverty in Uganda (English)
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JUN 23, 2017 WPS8111 Policy Research Working Paper
Supporting disadvantaged children enter kindergarten: experimental evidence from Bulgaria (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116056 Working Paper Bulgarian
World Bank Group country partnership framework for the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 2017-2021 (Vol. 2) (Laotian)
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JUN 01, 2017 116234 Country Assistance Strategy Document
World Bank Group country partnership framework for the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 2017-2021 (Vol. 2) (Laotian)
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JUN 01, 2017 116234 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Liberia - Third Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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MAY 24, 2017 AB7888 Program Information Document
Societal poverty : a relative and relevant measure (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 WPS8073 Policy Research Working Paper
When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 115257 Publication
Where to create jobs to reduce poverty : cities or towns ? (English)
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MAY 22, 2017 WPS8069 Policy Research Working Paper
Pakistan - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY15-FY20 (English)
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MAY 18, 2017 113574 Country Assistance Strategy Document
To sew or not to sew ? assessing the welfare effects of the garment industry in Cambodia (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 WPS8061 Policy Research Working Paper
Status goods : experimental evidence from platinum credit cards (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 WPS8064 Policy Research Working Paper
Brazil - Country partnership framework for the period FY18 - FY23 (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 113259 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : انځورپاڼې (Pashto)
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MAY 02, 2017 114741 Working Paper Dari, English
Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : Infographics (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 114741 Working Paper Pashto, Dari
Mali - First Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth Support Credit Project (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 106922 Program Document
République du Congo - Rapport sur la pauvreté sur l'éducation, l'emploi et la protection sociale pour une réduction durable de la pauvreté : résumé analytique (French)
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MAY 01, 2017 114706 Working Paper
China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : social assessment : Social assessment report (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3362 Social Assessment Chinese