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Myanmar - Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7879 MAR 06, 2017

Disclosed

Design of a multi-stage stratified sample for poverty and welfare monitoring with multiple objectives : a Bangladesh case study (English)

This paper describes the design of a multi-stage stratified sample for the Bangladesh Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2016/17. This survey instrument will be used by the Government of Bangladesh to estimate reliable poverty and welfare statistics at three different levels: (i) annual estimates at the district level, (ii) quarterly estimates at the national level, and (iii) annual estimates at the division level for urban and rural areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7989 MAR 02, 2017

Ahmed,Faizuddin; Roy,Dipankar; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

India - Systematic country diagnostic : information notice (English)

Information Notice 113613 FEB 23, 2017

Disclosed

Nepal - Second Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : implementation review and support mission - January 16 to 25 and February 8 to 10, 2017 (English)

Aide Memoire 113635 FEB 10, 2017

Wasti,Karishma Disclosed

Iraq - Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)

This systematic country diagnostic for Iraq identifies the three characteristics that underlie Iraq’s predicaments: its poor governance, dependence on oil wealth, and ethnic and regional diversity. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 112333 FEB 03, 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

Rwanda - Improved Cook Stoves Project (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 113180 JAN 07, 2017

Disclosed

Poverty in a rising Africa : La pauvreté dans une Afrique en essor (French)

This report is the first of a two-part volume on poverty in Africa. This study documents the data challenges and revisits the core broad facts about poverty in Africa; the second report will explore ways to accelerate its reduction. ... See More +

Publication 103948 JAN 01, 2017

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Christiaensen,Luc; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Gaddis,Isis English Disclosed

Safeguarding against a reversal in social gains during the economic crisis in Brazil (Portuguese)

This note summarizes the findings of the analysis carried out regarding the poverty and inequality impacts of the ongoing economic crisis in Brazil in 2016 and 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 112896 JAN 01, 2017

Skoufias,Emmanuel; Nakamura,Shohei; Gukovas,Renata Mayer English Disclosed

Job quality and poverty in Latin America (English)

Labor market dynamics have played a significant role in the remarkable social gains experienced across Latin America over the recent past. Assessing the quality of employment, beyond the perspective of income, to include other fundamental aspects of jobs --such as whether jobs are secure, provide benefits, or allow human capital accumulation -- can shed light on the sustainability of these achievements. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7927 DEC 21, 2016

Brummund,Peter; Mann,Christopher Ryan; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos Disclosed

Gabon - Statistical Development Project : environmental assessment : Termes de references recrutement d'un consultant pour élaboration d'un plan de gestion envionnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2784 DEC 21, 2016

Beidou,Abdoullahi Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Poverty Reduction Fund Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 112438 DEC 19, 2016

Disclosed

CPI bias and its implications for poverty reduction in Africa (English)

International poverty estimates for countries in Africa commonly rely on national consumer price indexes to adjust trends in nominal consumption over time for changes in the cost of living. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7907 DEC 06, 2016

Dabalen,Andrew L.; Gaddis,Isis; Nguyen,Nga Thi Viet Disclosed

Iraq - Country partnership framework : information notice (English)

Information Notice 112628 DEC 06, 2016

Arabic Disclosed

Iraq - Country partnership framework : information notice (Arabic)

Information Notice 112628 DEC 06, 2016

English Disclosed

Accelerating poverty reduction in Mozambique : challenges and opportunities : Acelerando a redução da pobreza em Moçambique : desafios e oportunidades (Portuguese)

Over the past two decades Mozambique enjoyed robust and accelerating economic growth, yet strong economic progress only translated into modest poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 110868 DEC 01, 2016

E. Baez,Javier; Olinto,Pedro English Disclosed

Moldova poverty assessment 2016 : a jobs diagnostic for Moldova - 10 key facts (English)

Moldova has experienced rapid growth and increases in living standards in the past decade. The economy has grown by an average 5 percent a year in the past 15 years, while the national poverty rate declined from 26 percent in 2007 to 11 percent in 2014; there are sharp declines observed in the early 2000s as well. ... See More +

Working Paper 112338 DEC 01, 2016

Merotto,Dino Leonardo; Weber,Michael; Aterido,Reyes; Scutaru,Adrian; De Padua,David Keith Santos; Saygin,Perihan Ozge; Petracco,Carly Kathleen; Dávalos, María Disclosed

China - Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project (English)

The development objective of the Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project for China is to increase income generation opportunities through demonstration of value chain development models in the project counties. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1509 NOV 30, 2016

Disclosed

Food prices and poverty (English)

Do higher food prices help or hinder poverty reduction? Despite much debate, existing research has almost solely relied on simulation models to address this question. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7898 NOV 28, 2016

Headey,Derek D. Disclosed

Philippines - Community Enterprise Development as Pathway Out of Poverty Project : restructuring (English)

The Community Enterprise Development as Pathway Out of Poverty Project for Philippines aims to improve the livelihood and quality of life of poor households in the Target Municipalities through increased income and access to financial services, development of community driven enterprises linked to markets, and local economic development support. ... See More +

Project Paper RES25306 NOV 17, 2016

Penales,Mildren H. Disclosed

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Myanmar - Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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MAR 06, 2017 AB7879 Program Information Document
Design of a multi-stage stratified sample for poverty and welfare monitoring with multiple objectives : a Bangladesh case study (English)
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MAR 02, 2017 WPS7989 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Systematic country diagnostic : information notice (English)
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FEB 23, 2017 113613 Information Notice
Nepal - Second Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : implementation review and support mission - January 16 to 25 and February 8 to 10, 2017 (English)
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FEB 10, 2017 113635 Aide Memoire
Iraq - Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)
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FEB 03, 2017 112333 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
Rwanda - Improved Cook Stoves Project (English)
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JAN 07, 2017 113180 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Poverty in a rising Africa : La pauvreté dans une Afrique en essor (French)
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JAN 01, 2017 103948 Publication English
Safeguarding against a reversal in social gains during the economic crisis in Brazil (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2017 112896 Working Paper English
Job quality and poverty in Latin America (English)
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DEC 21, 2016 WPS7927 Policy Research Working Paper
Gabon - Statistical Development Project : environmental assessment : Termes de references recrutement d'un consultant pour élaboration d'un plan de gestion envionnementale et sociale (French)
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DEC 21, 2016 SFG2784 Environmental Assessment
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Poverty Reduction Fund Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 112438 Procurement Plan
CPI bias and its implications for poverty reduction in Africa (English)
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DEC 06, 2016 WPS7907 Policy Research Working Paper
Iraq - Country partnership framework : information notice (English)
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DEC 06, 2016 112628 Information Notice Arabic
Iraq - Country partnership framework : information notice (Arabic)
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DEC 06, 2016 112628 Information Notice English
Accelerating poverty reduction in Mozambique : challenges and opportunities : Acelerando a redução da pobreza em Moçambique : desafios e oportunidades (Portuguese)
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DEC 01, 2016 110868 Working Paper English
Moldova poverty assessment 2016 : a jobs diagnostic for Moldova - 10 key facts (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 112338 Working Paper
China - Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project (English)
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NOV 30, 2016 PAD1509 Project Appraisal Document
Food prices and poverty (English)
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NOV 28, 2016 WPS7898 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines - Community Enterprise Development as Pathway Out of Poverty Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 17, 2016 RES25306 Project Paper