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Bangladesh - Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Harmonized social management framework (English)

The development objectives of the Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project for Bangladesh are to: (i) increase the number of children enrolled and completing primary education; (ii) reduce social and regional disparities; and (iii) improve the measurement of student learning and quality of the teaching and learning environment. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4639 SEP 09, 2014

Rwanda - Second Emergency Demobilization and Reintegration Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90437 SEP 08, 2014

Rwanda - Second Emergency Demobilization and Reintegration Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90376 SEP 03, 2014

Senegal-Senegal-Third Governance and Growth Support Credit (English)

Project Information Document AB7619 SEP 03, 2014

The impact of vocational training for the unemployed : experimental evidence from Turkey (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed : Experimental Evidence from Turkey, conducted between between 2010 and 2011 in Turkey. ... See More +

Brief 90359 SEP 02, 2014

Hirshleifer, Sarojini; McKenzie, David; Almeida, Rita; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal

Testing information constraints on India's largest antipoverty program (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2013 paper entitled, Testing information
constraints on India's largest antipoverty program, conducted between between 2009 and 2010 in India. ... See More +

Brief 90356 SEP 02, 2014

ravallion, Martin ; Walle, Dominique van de ; Dutta, Puja ; Margai, Rinku

Investment climate reforms and job creation in developing countries : what do we know and what should we do ? (English)

This paper reviews the literature on the role of the investment climate reforms in job creation. It finds that the current landscape of employment and private sector activity in developing countries indicates a number of potential channels through which investment climate reforms can positively affect job creation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7025 SEP 01, 2014

Rahman, Aminur

Tanzania - Productive jobs wanted (Vol. 2 of 2) : Final report (English)

Over the past 18 months, the World Bank has been working on a comprehensive plan to address the challenge of productive jobs in Tanzania. This study represents a step towards a better understanding of how to promote job creation in Tanzania. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 90434 SEP 01, 2014

Female labor participation in the Arab world : some evidence from panel data in Morocco (English)

Female labor participation in the Arab world is low compared with the level of economic development of Arab countries. Beyond anecdotal evidence and cross-country studies, there is little evidence on what could explain this phenomenon. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7031 SEP 01, 2014

Verme, Paolo; Barry, Abdoul Gadiry; Guennouni, Jamal

Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan (English)

Unemployment rates for tertiary-educated youth in Jordan are high, as is the duration of unemployment. Two randomized experiments in Jordan were used to test different theories that may explain this phenomenon. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7030 SEP 01, 2014

Groh, Matthew; McKenzie, David; Shammout, Nour; Vishwanath, Tara

Dynamics of demand for rainfall index insurance : evidence from a commercial product in India (English)

This paper analyzes the dynamic nature of rainfall insurance purchasing decisions, specifically looking at whether and why receiving an insurance payout induces a greater chance of purchasing insurance again the next year. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7035 SEP 01, 2014

Stein, Daniel

Interactions among donors' aid allocations : evidence from an exogenous World Bank income threshold (English)

This study investigates the effects of the World Bank's exogenously-determined income threshold for eligibility for concessionary International Development Association (IDA) loans on the allocations of bilateral donors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7039 SEP 01, 2014

Knack, Stephen; Xu, Lixin Colin; Zou, Ben

Striving for better jobs : the challenge of informality in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

Economic growth has been sustained for many years pre-crisis in the region, but this has not resulted in the creation of an adequate number of jobs and has succeeded, at best, in generating low-quality, informal jobs. ... See More +

Publication 90271 AUG 26, 2014

Gatti, Roberta; Angel-Urdinola, Diego F.; Silva, Joana; Bodor, Andras

Nigeria : Development Finance Project (English)

The Development Finance project of Nigeria has an objective to increase the availability and access to finance for micro, small, and medium enterprises through eligible financial intermediaries with the support of a new wholesale development finance institution. ... See More +

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 90304 AUG 25, 2014

Azerbaijan - Social Protection Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90032 AUG 18, 2014

Mongolia - Mining Sector Institutional Strengthening Technical Assistance Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90313 AUG 08, 2014

Leveling the playing field : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations on education (English)

Progress toward gender equality over the past two decades is most evident in education goals, as primary and secondary school enrollment rates are now the same for boys and girls in many countries. ... See More +

Brief 89994 AUG 07, 2014

Parsons, Jennifer; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

Vietnam - Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project : procurement plan for Thanh Hoa province (English)

Procurement Plan 89894 AUG 06, 2014

Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project : Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89919 AUG 05, 2014

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Bangladesh - Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Harmonized social management framework (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 E4639 Environmental Assessment
Rwanda - Second Emergency Demobilization and Reintegration Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 08, 2014 90437 Procurement Plan
Rwanda - Second Emergency Demobilization and Reintegration Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 03, 2014 90376 Procurement Plan
Senegal-Senegal-Third Governance and Growth Support Credit (English)
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SEP 03, 2014 AB7619 Project Information Document
The impact of vocational training for the unemployed : experimental evidence from Turkey (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90359 Brief
Testing information constraints on India's largest antipoverty program (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90356 Brief
Investment climate reforms and job creation in developing countries : what do we know and what should we do ? (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7025 Policy Research Working Paper
Tanzania - Productive jobs wanted (Vol. 2 of 2) : Final report (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 90434 Country Economic Memorandum
Female labor participation in the Arab world : some evidence from panel data in Morocco (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7031 Policy Research Working Paper
Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7030 Policy Research Working Paper
Dynamics of demand for rainfall index insurance : evidence from a commercial product in India (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7035 Policy Research Working Paper
Interactions among donors' aid allocations : evidence from an exogenous World Bank income threshold (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7039 Policy Research Working Paper
Striving for better jobs : the challenge of informality in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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AUG 26, 2014 90271 Publication
Nigeria : Development Finance Project (English)
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AUG 25, 2014 90304 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Azerbaijan - Social Protection Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 18, 2014 90032 Procurement Plan
Mongolia - Mining Sector Institutional Strengthening Technical Assistance Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 08, 2014 90313 Procurement Plan
Leveling the playing field : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations on education (English)
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AUG 07, 2014 89994 Brief
India - Creating Inclusive Business Models for Marginalized Tribal Communities in Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, and Jharkhand Project (English)
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AUG 07, 2014 89381 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Vietnam - Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project : procurement plan for Thanh Hoa province (English)
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AUG 06, 2014 89894 Procurement Plan
Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project : Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project (English)
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AUG 05, 2014 89919 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet