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Mexico - Poverty in the state of Veracruz : evolution and prospects for a social policy agenda (Spanish)

Working Paper 114834 MAY 23, 2017

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Do different types of assets have differential effects on child education ? evidence from Tanzania (English)

To assess the conventional view that assets uniformly improve childhood development through wealth effects, this paper tests whether different types of assets have different effects on child education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8071 MAY 22, 2017

Kafle,Kashi Ram; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Winter-Nelson,Alex Eugene Disclosed

Toward more efficient and effective public social spending in Central America : toward more efficient and effective public social spending in Central America (English)

Central America has come a long way both in terms of economic and political stability. Increasingly the region is focusing on implementing productivity-enhancing reforms as well as supporting reductions in poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Publication 115209 MAY 18, 2017

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Gindling,Thomas; Pena,Christine Lao Disclosed

Armenia - Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 115034 MAY 15, 2017

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Compensation, diversity and inclusion at the World Bank Group (English)

This paper examines salary gaps by gender and nationality at the World Bank Group between 1987 and 2015 using a unique panel of all employees over this period. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8058 MAY 12, 2017

Das,Jishnu; Joubert,Clement Jean Edouard; Tordoir,Sander Florian Disclosed

Yemen - Emergency Crisis Response Project : second additional financing and restructuring (English)

The development objective of Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project (ECRP) is to (i) provide short-term employment and access to selected basic services to the most vulnerable; (ii) preserve existing implementation capacity of two service delivery programs; and (iii) provide emergency cash transfers to the poor and vulnerable in response to the food crisis. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2402 MAY 09, 2017

Disclosed

Guinea-Bissau - Emergency Water and Electricity Services Upgrading Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Emergency Water and Electricity Services Upgrading Project for Guinea-Bissau is to: (a) restore and increase the access of the population of the Recipient's capital city of Bissau to safe water and improve the quality of water services and (b) improve the reliability of electricity supply to the population of Bissau. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2282 MAY 08, 2017

Disclosed

From mines and wells to well-built minds : turning Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource wealth into human capital (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource-rich countries have poor human development. Children in these countries are more likely to die before their first birthday, more likely to be stunted, and less likely to attend school than children in other countries with similar income. ... See More +

Publication 114770 MAY 02, 2017

de la Brière,Bénédicte; Filmer,Deon P.; Ringold,Dena; Rohner,Dominic Patrick; Samuda,Karelle Ann Yakini; Denisova,Anastasiya Disclosed

Tunisia - Business Environment and Entrepreneurship (BEE) Development Policy Financing (DPF) Project (English)

Program Information Document 114789 MAY 01, 2017

Arabic, French Disclosed

State of electricity access report 2017 (Vol. 2) : full report (English)

The State of Electricity Access Report, 2017, aims to prompt governments, donors, the private sector, civil society organizations, and practitioners to develop interventions to close the electricity access gap by integrating lessons learned with insights drawn from emerging innovative business and delivery models. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 114841 MAY 01, 2017

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Emerging social enterprise ecosystems is East and South African countries : A diagnosis of supporting environments and activity of social enterprises in Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia (English)

Across Sub-Saharan Africa millions of people remain excluded from critical, life-enhancing services, such as access to water, energy, sanitation, education, and health care. ... See More +

Working Paper 115052 MAY 01, 2017

Navarrete Moreno,Cristina; Agapitova,Natalia Disclosed

Armenia - leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market (English)

This report summarizes the challenges facing Armenian women at school and in the workplace with a special focus on STEM-related employment. As the world transitions to an increasingly digital economy, jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) will become a powerful driver of economic growth in the twenty-first century. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS21924 MAY 01, 2017

Inoue,Keiko; Bailey,Laura E.; Aedo Inostroza,Mario Cristian Disclosed

Jordan - First and Second Development Policy Loans Project (English)

Ratings for the First and Second Development Policy Loans (DPL) Project for Jordan were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4058 APR 28, 2017

Disclosed

Stronger together : intra-household cooperation and household welfare in Malawi (English)

It has long been recognized that household decision-making may not result in outcomes consistent with the unitary household model. Within the collective bargaining framework, consumption decisions would be driven by the spouse with greater bargaining power, while the outcomes would still be Pareto efficient. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8043 APR 26, 2017

Mccarthy,Nancy; Kilic,Talip Disclosed

They got mad skills : the effects of training on youth employability and resilience to the Ebola shock (English)

This paper discusses a randomized control trial to measure the short-term impacts of a skills intervention among urban youth in Sierra Leone at the onset of the Ebola crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8036 APR 25, 2017

Rosas Raffo,Nina; Acevedo,Maria Cecilia; Zaldivar Chimal,Samantha Disclosed

The economics of forced displacement : an introduction (English)

Forced displacement -- defined as the displacement of refugees and internally displaced persons due to violence -- has reached an unprecedented scale and global attention during the past few years, particularly in the aftermath of the Syrian refugee crisis in 2011 and the European Union's migration crisis in 2015. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8038 APR 25, 2017

Verme,Paolo 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

Statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. H. E. Henrique Meirelles, Minister of Finance, at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114560 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

Dominican Republic - Emergency Recovery and Disaster Management Project (English)

Ratings for the Emergency Recovery and Disaster Management Project for Dominican Republic were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3970 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

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Mexico - Poverty in the state of Veracruz : evolution and prospects for a social policy agenda (Spanish)
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MAY 23, 2017 114834 Working Paper
Do different types of assets have differential effects on child education ? evidence from Tanzania (English)
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MAY 22, 2017 WPS8071 Policy Research Working Paper
Toward more efficient and effective public social spending in Central America : toward more efficient and effective public social spending in Central America (English)
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MAY 18, 2017 115209 Publication
Armenia - Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 15, 2017 115034 Procurement Plan
Compensation, diversity and inclusion at the World Bank Group (English)
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MAY 12, 2017 WPS8058 Policy Research Working Paper
Yemen - Emergency Crisis Response Project : second additional financing and restructuring (English)
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MAY 09, 2017 PAD2402 Project Paper
Guinea-Bissau - Emergency Water and Electricity Services Upgrading Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 08, 2017 PAD2282 Project Paper
From mines and wells to well-built minds : turning Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource wealth into human capital (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 114770 Publication
Tunisia - Business Environment and Entrepreneurship (BEE) Development Policy Financing (DPF) Project (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114789 Program Information Document Arabic, French
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
State of electricity access report 2017 (Vol. 2) : full report (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114841 ESMAP Paper
Emerging social enterprise ecosystems is East and South African countries : A diagnosis of supporting environments and activity of social enterprises in Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115052 Working Paper
Armenia - leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 ACS21924 Working Paper
Jordan - First and Second Development Policy Loans Project (English)
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APR 28, 2017 ICR4058 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Stronger together : intra-household cooperation and household welfare in Malawi (English)
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APR 26, 2017 WPS8043 Policy Research Working Paper
They got mad skills : the effects of training on youth employability and resilience to the Ebola shock (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8036 Policy Research Working Paper
The economics of forced displacement : an introduction (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8038 Policy Research Working Paper
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
Statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114560 Board Report
Dominican Republic - Emergency Recovery and Disaster Management Project (English)
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APR 22, 2017 ICR3970 Implementation Completion and Results Report