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Risk modeling for appraising named peril index insurance products : a guide for practitioners (English)

Index insurance is commonly perceived to be complicated and difficult to evaluate. This is one reason index insurance products have not yet achieved high penetration in developing countries, despite their clear potential to improve the risk management options for vulnerable populations. ... See More +

Publication 114095 APR 06, 2017

Mapfumo,Shadreck; Groenendaal,Huybert; Dugger,Chloe Djenne Disclosed

Is there enough redistribution ? (English)

This paper asks whether there are welfare gains from additional redistribution. First, it derives a sufficient condition for the existence of welfare gains from a small increase in lump-sum transfers financed by a uniform increase in labor income taxes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8003 MAR 13, 2017

Eden,Maya Disclosed

Tunisia - Social Protection Reforms Support Project : procurement plan : Fiche du plan de passation des marchés (French)

Procurement Plan 113924 MAR 06, 2017

Disclosed

Guidebook for developing analyses on marginalized communities : identifying the needs and providing potential solutions (English)

This Guidebook was prepared for the purpose of supporting the development and evaluation of analyses on marginalized communities, as basis for the implementation of viable and sustainable development projects in such areas. ... See More +

Working Paper 116318 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Grow, invest, insure : a game plan to end extreme poverty by 2030 (English)

As global extreme poverty has fallen -- by one measure, from close to 2 billion people in 1990 to about 700 million today -- the world has learned about antipoverty strategies that work. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7892 NOV 15, 2016

Gill,Indermit S.; Revenga,Ana L.; Zeballos,Christian Disclosed

Inherited wealth and demographic aging (English)

The role of inherited wealth in modern economies has increasingly come under scrutiny. This study presents one of the first attempts to shed light on how demographic aging could shape this role. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7739 JUN 30, 2016

Onder,Harun; Pestieau,Pierre Disclosed

A methodology to assess indicative costs of risk financing strategies for scaling up Ethiopia's productive safety net programme (English)

This paper proposes and illustrates a methodology to assess the economic cost of the sovereign risk finance instruments available to the Government of Ethiopia and its development partners for financing the shock-responsive scalability component of the Productive Safety Net Programme. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7719 JUN 21, 2016

Clarke,Daniel Jonathan; Coll-Black,Sarah; Cooney,Naomi Victoria; Edwards,Anna Disclosed

Income support for persons with disabilities in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) : social insurance and beyond (English)

This report proposes a toolkit which can be used to produce national assessments in MENA countries. The toolkit consists of a series of four questionnaires to be completed by institutions delivering specific programs in the areas of Social Assistance, Social Insurance, Health and Education. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18810 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Promoting active aging in Russia : working longer and more productively (English)

A shrinking working-age population will be the Russian Federation's biggest demographic challenge in coming decades. With workers increasingly scarce, sustainable future economic development depends on Russia's ability to bring into the labor force currently under-utilized groups, such as young mothers and older people, and to maximize the productivity of every worker. ... See More +

Working Paper 99504 SEP 12, 2015

Levin,Victoria Disclosed

Belarus heat tariff reform and social impact mitigation (English)

The government of Belarus (GoB) plans to increase district heating (DH) tariffs to cost-recovery levels and gradually phase out subsidies, replacing them with social assistance programs. ... See More +

Publication 99456 SEP 01, 2015

Zhang,Fan; Hankinson,Denzel J. Disclosed

The consumption, income, and wealth of the poorest: cross-sectional facts of rural and urban Sub-Saharan Africa for macroeconomists (English)

This paper provides new empirical insights on the joint distribution of consumption, income, and wealth in three of the poorest countries in the world — Malawi, Tanzania, and Uganda — all located in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7337 JUN 25, 2015

De Magalhaes,Leandro; Santaeulalia-Llopis,Raul Disclosed

Research digest newsletter Vol. 8 (No. 1) (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of Research digest newsletter are as follows: (i) stress-testing Africa’s recent performance; (ii) middle-income traps; (iii) oil price volatility and economic growth; (iv) how do workers adjust to trade shocks? ... See More +

Newsletter 89123 NOV 01, 2013

Disclosed

Azerbaijan - Providing adequate and prompt pension and social insurance payments (English)

For the first time in the post-Soviet era, Azerbaijan introduced a new targeted social assistance (TSA) program which, as of February 2011, provided 9.3 percent of households (173,206 families with 791,029 members) with TSA. ... See More +

Brief 94110 APR 17, 2012

Disclosed

World Bank - Macedonia : 15 years of partnership (English)

This World Bank Program Snapshot on Macedonia, starts with a brief economic and program overview to provide you with the context for the World Bank program in the country and presents one-page snapshots of the World Bank projects to inform where the World Bank money is going and to report about the results the Bank programs are bringing to the country and its people. ... See More +

Working Paper 104376 OCT 01, 2010

Burunciuc,Lilia Disclosed

Boosting employment in Tunisia : Stimuler l'emploi en Tunisie (French)

This Results Profile talks about boosting the employment in Tunisia. In spite of solid growth, unemployment remained persistent in Tunisia. To help Tunisia address persistently high unemployment, particularly among youth, the World Bank had provided both technical and financial support to underpin critical labor market reforms. ... See More +

Brief 97581 SEP 28, 2010

Disclosed

Argentina delivers care to mothers and children (Japanese)

This Results Profile focuses on Argentina that delivers care to mothers and children. Argentina entered the Twenty First century with nearly one-third of its population lacking secure access to basic health care. ... See More +

Brief 95541 MAR 30, 2010

Disclosed

Argentina delivers care to mothers and children : L'Argentine propose un ensemble de soins aux mères et aux enfants (French)

This Results Profile focuses on Argentina that delivers care to mothers and children. Argentina entered the Twenty First century with nearly one-third of its population lacking secure access to basic health care. ... See More +

Brief 95541 MAR 30, 2010

Disclosed

Social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean (Japanese)

This Results Profile talks about the social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean. Poverty and inequality are critical issues in growing economies and tend to pass from generation to generation in the same families. ... See More +

Brief 95534 MAR 29, 2010

Disclosed

Social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean : Transferencias monetarias condicionadas mejoran capital humano (Spanish)

This Results Profile talks about the social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean. Poverty and inequality are critical issues in growing economies and tend to pass from generation to generation in the same families. ... See More +

Brief 95534 MAR 29, 2010

Disclosed

Social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean (Chinese)

This Results Profile talks about the social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean. Poverty and inequality are critical issues in growing economies and tend to pass from generation to generation in the same families. ... See More +

Brief 95534 MAR 29, 2010

Disclosed

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Risk modeling for appraising named peril index insurance products : a guide for practitioners (English)
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APR 06, 2017 114095 Publication
Is there enough redistribution ? (English)
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MAR 13, 2017 WPS8003 Policy Research Working Paper
Tunisia - Social Protection Reforms Support Project : procurement plan : Fiche du plan de passation des marchés (French)
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MAR 06, 2017 113924 Procurement Plan
Guidebook for developing analyses on marginalized communities : identifying the needs and providing potential solutions (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 116318 Working Paper
Grow, invest, insure : a game plan to end extreme poverty by 2030 (English)
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NOV 15, 2016 WPS7892 Policy Research Working Paper
Inherited wealth and demographic aging (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 WPS7739 Policy Research Working Paper
A methodology to assess indicative costs of risk financing strategies for scaling up Ethiopia's productive safety net programme (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7719 Policy Research Working Paper
Income support for persons with disabilities in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) : social insurance and beyond (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 ACS18810 Working Paper
Promoting active aging in Russia : working longer and more productively (English)
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SEP 12, 2015 99504 Working Paper
Belarus heat tariff reform and social impact mitigation (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 99456 Publication
The consumption, income, and wealth of the poorest: cross-sectional facts of rural and urban Sub-Saharan Africa for macroeconomists (English)
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JUN 25, 2015 WPS7337 Policy Research Working Paper
Research digest newsletter Vol. 8 (No. 1) (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 89123 Newsletter
Azerbaijan - Providing adequate and prompt pension and social insurance payments (English)
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APR 17, 2012 94110 Brief
World Bank - Macedonia : 15 years of partnership (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 104376 Working Paper
Boosting employment in Tunisia : Stimuler l'emploi en Tunisie (French)
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SEP 28, 2010 97581 Brief
Argentina delivers care to mothers and children (Japanese)
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MAR 30, 2010 95541 Brief
Argentina delivers care to mothers and children : L'Argentine propose un ensemble de soins aux mères et aux enfants (French)
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MAR 30, 2010 95541 Brief
Social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean (Japanese)
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MAR 29, 2010 95534 Brief
Social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean : Transferencias monetarias condicionadas mejoran capital humano (Spanish)
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MAR 29, 2010 95534 Brief
Social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean (Chinese)
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MAR 29, 2010 95534 Brief