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Small area estimation of poverty under structural change (English)

Small area poverty maps allow for the design of policies based on spatial differences in welfare. They are typically estimated based on a consumption survey reporting on poverty and a census providing the spatial disaggregation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8472 JUN 12, 2018

Lange,Simon; Pape,Utz Johann; Putz,Peter Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Collection, Analysis and Dissemination of Household Survey Data in Namibia - P159953 - Sequence No : 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR32526 JUN 01, 2018

Sulla,Victor Disclosed

To impute or not to impute ? a review of alternative poverty estimation methods in the context of unavailable consumption data (English)

There is an increasingly stronger demand for more frequent and accurate poverty estimates, despite the oftentimes unavailable household consumption data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8403 APR 11, 2018

Dang,Hai-Anh H. Disclosed

Distribution-sensitive multidimensional poverty measures (English)

This paper presents axiomatic arguments to make the case for distribution-sensitive multidimensional poverty measures. The commonly-used counting measures violate the strong transfer axiom which requires regressive transfers to be unambiguously poverty-increasing and they are also invariant to changes in the distribution of a given set of deprivations amongst the poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8346 FEB 20, 2018

Datt,Gaurav Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Bhutan BLSS Economic Census - P161338 - Sequence No : 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR30398 JAN 16, 2018

Uematsu,Hiroki Disclosed

Chile - CL Inclusion for Shared Prosperity DPL (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0020888 JAN 10, 2018

IEG Review Team Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Djibouti Household Survey 2017 - P162743 - Sequence No : 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR30635 DEC 07, 2017

Lara Ibarra,Gabriel Disclosed

Selected poverty relevant indicators - December 2017 (English)

The assessment jointly conducted by the Ministry of Planning and Finance and the World Bank produced two reports. The first report, Part One (MOPF and WB, 2017a), put forward trends in poverty over time using the two poverty estimation methodologies previously used in Myanmar. ... See More +

Working Paper 122002 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Technical poverty estimation report : Myanmar poverty and living conditions survey (English)

A joint analysis of poverty and living standards was conducted by a technical team from the Ministry of Planning and Finance, Government of Myanmar, and the Poverty and Equity Global Practice of the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 122006 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

An analysis of poverty in Myanmar (English)

This report presents findings from a joint analysis of poverty and living conditions in 2015, conducted by the Ministry of Planning and Finance and the World Bank Group. ... See More +

Working Paper 121822 DEC 01, 2017

Burmese Disclosed

Niger - Systematic Country Diagnostic : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)

This document presents the systematic country diagnostic (SCD) for Niger. It identifies the constraints and opportunities for achieving the twin goals of ending poverty and improving shared prosperity by 2030 in a sustainable manner while acknowledging: (a) the need for selectivity, and (b) the need to identify constraints that can feasibly be addressed. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 115661 NOV 28, 2017

Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Enhancement of Poverty Analysis Capacity - P151424 - Sequence No : 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR30251 NOV 22, 2017

Tong,Kimsun Disclosed

From falling behind to catching up : A country economic memorandum for Malawi (English)

Despite decades of development efforts supported by significant amounts of foreign aid, Malawi has experienced weak and volatile economic growth over a sustained period of time and has fallen behind its peers. ... See More +

Publication 121007 NOV 07, 2017

Kumar,Praveen; Record,Richard James Lowden; Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness Disclosed

Congo, Republic of - Statistics Capacity Building Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation involontaire des populations (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG3996 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Zanzibar poverty assessment (English)

Zanzibar recorded an important decline in urban poverty, while rural poverty did not change, and poverty increased on the island of Pemba Basic needs poverty and extreme poverty both declined by 4.5 and 1 percentage points, respectively, at the national level in Zanzibar since 2010. ... See More +

Poverty Assessment 120689 OCT 26, 2017

Belghith,Nadia Belhaj Hassine; De Boisseson,Pierre Marie Antoine Disclosed

The innovation paradox : developing-country capabilities and the unrealized promise of technological catch-up (English)

Landes’ (1969) classic metaphor of The Unbound Prometheus, referring to the Greek god who released the power of fire to mankind. Defined as the introduction of new products, technologies, business processes, and ideas in the market, as well as the invention of new ideas, innovation drives Schumpeter’s creative destruction process (Schumpeter [1942] 2008), underlies modern growth theory, and is the critical ingredient in historical accounts of how countries achieve prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 120137 OCT 03, 2017

Maloney,William F.; Cirera,Xavier Disclosed

The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : country update (Pashto)

Afghanistan's biggest economic challenge is finding sustainable sources of growth. To date, the World Bank has committed more than $3.73 billion for development projects. ... See More +

Newsletter 120366 OCT 01, 2017

Dari, English Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Zimbabwe (English)

Economic growth is projected to recover to 2.8 percent in 2017 up from 0.7 percent last year. Good rains boosted agricultural growth and poverty alleviation in rural areas. ... See More +

Working Paper 120175 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)

Economic activity has improved in 2017, following a bumper harvest and improved hydro-electricity generation, increased copper production, higher copper prices, and more accommodating monetary policy. ... See More +

Working Paper 120174 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Swaziland (English)

Economic growth is expected to decline to 0.9 percent in 2017 from 1.3 percent in 2016, due to slow recovery in agriculture and escalating fiscal challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 120173 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

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Small area estimation of poverty under structural change (English)
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JUN 12, 2018 WPS8472 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Collection, Analysis and Dissemination of Household Survey Data in Namibia - P159953 - Sequence No : 01 (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 ISR32526 Implementation Status and Results Report
To impute or not to impute ? a review of alternative poverty estimation methods in the context of unavailable consumption data (English)
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APR 11, 2018 WPS8403 Policy Research Working Paper
Distribution-sensitive multidimensional poverty measures (English)
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FEB 20, 2018 WPS8346 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Bhutan BLSS Economic Census - P161338 - Sequence No : 01 (English)
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JAN 16, 2018 ISR30398 Implementation Status and Results Report
Chile - CL Inclusion for Shared Prosperity DPL (English)
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JAN 10, 2018 ICRR0020888 Implementation Completion Report Review
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Djibouti Household Survey 2017 - P162743 - Sequence No : 01 (English)
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DEC 07, 2017 ISR30635 Implementation Status and Results Report
Selected poverty relevant indicators - December 2017 (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122002 Working Paper
Technical poverty estimation report : Myanmar poverty and living conditions survey (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122006 Working Paper
An analysis of poverty in Myanmar (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121822 Working Paper Burmese
Niger - Systematic Country Diagnostic : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)
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NOV 28, 2017 115661 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Enhancement of Poverty Analysis Capacity - P151424 - Sequence No : 04 (English)
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NOV 22, 2017 ISR30251 Implementation Status and Results Report
From falling behind to catching up : A country economic memorandum for Malawi (English)
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NOV 07, 2017 121007 Publication
Congo, Republic of - Statistics Capacity Building Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation involontaire des populations (French)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3996 Resettlement Plan
Zanzibar poverty assessment (English)
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OCT 26, 2017 120689 Poverty Assessment
The innovation paradox : developing-country capabilities and the unrealized promise of technological catch-up (English)
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OCT 03, 2017 120137 Working Paper
The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : country update (Pashto)
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OCT 01, 2017 120366 Newsletter Dari, English
Macro poverty outlook for Zimbabwe (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120175 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120174 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Swaziland (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120173 Working Paper