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Jordan - National Unified Registry and Outreach Worker Program Project : restructuring : Restructuring Paper Disclosable - NATIONAL UNIFIED REGISTRY AND OUTREACH WORKER PROGRAM - P144832 (English)

The development objective of National Unified Registry and Outreach Worker Program Project for Jordan is to improve the targeting of social safety net programs and develop an efficient outreach mechanism. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29491 SEP 19, 2017

Jha,Saroj Kumar Disclosed

Knowledge brief : when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can benefit from working together (English)

The World Bank Water Global Practice, under the WSS GSG Utility Turnaround thematic area, has implemented the Global Study on WSS Utility Aggregation to provide evidence-based guidance to policy makers and practitioners regarding when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can work together, or aggregate, to successfully deliver specific policy outcomes, such as better services or lower costs. ... See More +

Working Paper 119031 AUG 01, 2017

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Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for Ananuri castle (English)

The development objective of the Third Regional Development Project for Georgia is to improve infrastructure services and institutional capacity to support the development of tourism-based economy and cultural heritage circuits in the Samtskhe-Javakheti and Mtskheta-Mtianeti regions. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3486 JUL 01, 2017

Georgieva,Sophia V. Disclosed

Well begun, but aiming higher: a review of Vietnam's education trends in the past 20 years and emerging challenges (English)

Given its modest position as a lower-middle-income country, Vietnam stands out from the rest of the world with its remarkable performance on standardized test scores, school enrollment, and completed years of schooling. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8112 JUN 26, 2017

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Glewwe,Paul W. Disclosed

Karnataka - Social inclusion (English)

Karnataka displays uneven progress across social groups. Scheduled tribes and scheduled castes in particular have very high levels of poverty. In addition, they lag behind in schooling and access to salaried jobs. ... See More +

Brief 119190 JUN 20, 2017

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Punjab - Social inclusion (English)

Despite Punjab’s overall progress in poverty reduction, some social groups have been left behind. Scheduled castes in particular display higher levels of poverty and have witnessed slower poverty reduction than other groups. ... See More +

Brief 119261 JUN 20, 2017

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Tamil Nadu - Social inclusion (English)

Progress across social groups has been uneven in Tamil Nadu. For the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, poverty remains higher than for other groups. ... See More +

Brief 119268 JUN 20, 2017

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Uttarakhand - Social inclusion (English)

Some of Uttarakhand’s social groups have experienced more progress than others. While all social groups have experienced a similar pace of poverty reduction after 2005, some among them, mainly the scheduled castes, stand out for their higher levels of open defecation and lower access to drinking water than others. ... See More +

Brief 119334 JUN 20, 2017

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Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 23) : Environmental and social review checklist for construction of a new DRR in Zar Community and reconstruction of water intake system (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 21) : Environmental and social management plan for construction of a school in the village of Vardaqar (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 22) : Environmental and social review checklist for construction of new potable water pipeline in the village of Voskepar (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 24) : Environmental and social review checklist for construction of new DRR in Zovashen Community (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan 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

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Vietnam - Completion and learning review of the country partnership framework for the period FY12-16 : IEG review (English)

Vietnam is a lower middle income country with a GNI per capita income of USD 1,990 in 2015. During the review period, the country continued to experience rapid GDP growth averaging 5.8 percent, compared to 4.3 percent for the East Asia and Pacific region as a whole. ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 115203 MAY 17, 2017

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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

Documenting Myanmar's social transformation : insights from six rounds of research on livelihoods and social change in rural communities (English)

This paper presents the initial findings from six rounds of research conducted between 2012 and 2016 on livelihoods and social change in rural Myanmar, undertaken as part of the Qualitative Social and Economic Monitoring initiative. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8055 MAY 10, 2017

Pursch,Samuel James; Woodhouse,Andrea Fitri; Woolcock,Michael; Zurstrassen,Matthew Pierre Disclosed

Ethiopia - Enhancing Shared Prosperity Through Equitable Services Project : Ethiopia - Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services Project (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSA20872 APR 27, 2017

Monchuk,Louise Victoria Disclosed

On the frontlines of scaling-up : a qualitative analysis of implementation challenges in a CDD project in rural India (English)

This paper analyzes four years of qualitative data observing a large participatory anti-poverty project in India as it scales up from its first phase (covering 400,000 households) to its second (covering 800,000 households). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8039 APR 25, 2017

Majumdar,Shruti; Rao,Vijayendra; Sanyal,Paromita Disclosed

Can public works programs reduce youth crime ? evidence from Papua New Guinea's urban youth employment project (English)

Crime rates in Papua New Guinea's capital city of Port Moresby are among the highest in the world. Few youth work, and good jobs are scarce. In 2013, the National Capital District Commission partnered with the World Bank to implement the Urban Youth Employment Project. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8032 APR 18, 2017

Ivaschenko,Oleksiy; Naidoo,Darian; Newhouse,David Locke; Sultan,Sonya M. Disclosed

DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: taking stock; major data releases; activity and inflation; trade and finance; financial markets; and commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 115011 APR 14, 2017

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Jordan - National Unified Registry and Outreach Worker Program Project : restructuring : Restructuring Paper Disclosable - NATIONAL UNIFIED REGISTRY AND OUTREACH WORKER PROGRAM - P144832 (English)
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SEP 19, 2017 RES29491 Project Paper
Knowledge brief : when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can benefit from working together (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119031 Working Paper
Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for Ananuri castle (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 SFG3486 Resettlement Plan
Well begun, but aiming higher: a review of Vietnam's education trends in the past 20 years and emerging challenges (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8112 Policy Research Working Paper
Karnataka - Social inclusion (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119190 Brief
Punjab - Social inclusion (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119261 Brief
Tamil Nadu - Social inclusion (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119268 Brief
Uttarakhand - Social inclusion (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119334 Brief
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 23) : Environmental and social review checklist for construction of a new DRR in Zar Community and reconstruction of water intake system (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 21) : Environmental and social management plan for construction of a school in the village of Vardaqar (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 22) : Environmental and social review checklist for construction of new potable water pipeline in the village of Voskepar (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 24) : Environmental and social review checklist for construction of new DRR in Zovashen Community (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
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
Vietnam - Completion and learning review of the country partnership framework for the period FY12-16 : IEG review (English)
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MAY 17, 2017 115203 CAS Completion Report Review
Status goods : experimental evidence from platinum credit cards (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 WPS8064 Policy Research Working Paper
Documenting Myanmar's social transformation : insights from six rounds of research on livelihoods and social change in rural communities (English)
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MAY 10, 2017 WPS8055 Policy Research Working Paper
Ethiopia - Enhancing Shared Prosperity Through Equitable Services Project : Ethiopia - Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services Project (English)
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APR 27, 2017 PIDISDSA20872 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
On the frontlines of scaling-up : a qualitative analysis of implementation challenges in a CDD project in rural India (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8039 Policy Research Working Paper
Can public works programs reduce youth crime ? evidence from Papua New Guinea's urban youth employment project (English)
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APR 18, 2017 WPS8032 Policy Research Working Paper
DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)
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APR 14, 2017 115011 Newsletter