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Particulate matter and labor supply : the role of caregiving and non-linearities (English)

This paper examines the effect of air pollution on labor supply in Lima, Peru. It focuses on fine particulate matter (PM2.5), an important pollutant for health according to the medical literature, and shows that moderate levels of pollution reduce hours worked for working adults. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7658 APR 28, 2016

Aragon,Fernando M.; Miranda Montero,Juan Jose; Oliva,Paulina Disclosed

Jobs in the city : explaining urban spatial structure in Kampala (English)

This paper examines the spatial organization of jobs in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda, and applies the Lucas and Rossi-Hansberg (2002) model to explain the observed patterns in terms of the agglomeration forces and the commuting costs of workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7655 APR 27, 2016

Grover,Arti; Lall,Somik V. Disclosed

World development indicators 2016 (English)

World Development Indicators (WDI) is the World Bank’s premier compilation of cross-country comparable data on development. The database contains more than 1,300 time series indicators for 214 economies and more than 30 country groups, with data for many indicators going back morethan 50 years. ... See More +

Working Paper 105051 APR 27, 2016

Disclosed

The role of training programs for youth employment in Nepal : impact evaluation report on the employment fund (English)

The youth unemployment rate is exceptionally high in developing countries. Because the quality of education is arguably one of the most important determinants of youth's labor force participation, governments worldwide have responded by creating job training and placement services programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7656 APR 27, 2016

Chakravarty,Shubha; Lundberg,Mattias K. A.; Danchev,Plamen Nikolov; Zenker,Juliane Disclosed

Vietnam - Scaling up rural sanitation : strengthening demand creation and supply chain - synthesis report (English)

This report concerns two streams of Technical Assistance provided by the World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) to the Government of Vietnam. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS17727 APR 26, 2016

Nguyen,Hang Diem Disclosed

Vietnam - Scaling up rural sanitation : enabling environment, capacity building system, evidence based learning and lesson sharing - synthesis report (English)

This report concerns two streams of Technical Assistance provided by the World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) to the Government of Vietnam. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS17722 APR 26, 2016

Nguyen,Hang Diem Disclosed

Nigeria - Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) and Staple Crop Processing Zone (SCPZ) Projects : environmental assessment : Intergerated pest management plan (IPMP) (English)

Environmental Assessment SFG2140 APR 26, 2016

Andrianaivo,Norosoa Eligible for Disclosure

Nigeria - Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement Project (REDISSE) : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The objective of the Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement Project (REDISSE) for Nigeria is to strengthen national and regional cross-sectoral capacity for collaborative disease surveillance and epidemic preparedness in West Africa. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2111 APR 26, 2016

Andrianaivo,Norosoa Disclosed

Tanzania - Additional Financing for Third Social Action Fund Project : environmental assessment (English)

The development objective of the Additional Financing for Third Social Action Fund Project for Tanzania has been the most vulnerable groups through a series of interventions aimed at (i) protecting households supporting the poorest and from seasonal and unexpected shocks affecting their income and assets, (ii) providing them with tools to mitigate current poverty and vulnerability, and (iii) promoting them to improve their living standards and get out of food poverty. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2121 APR 22, 2016

Noorwalla,Khurshid Banu Disclosed

Serbia - Road Rehabilitation and Safety Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 104941 APR 22, 2016

Disclosed

Kenya - Electricity Expansion Project Additional Financing (KEEP- AF) : slum electrification component - environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Kenya Electricity Expansion Project (KEEP- AF), is to ensure that all projects are screened for potential adverse environmental and social impacts and that appropriate mitigation and monitoring measures, including cost estimates, are identified and implemented by qualified personnel, and to support and empower Kenya Power and Lighting Company officers to carry out the environmental and social screening process as outlined in this framework. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2081 APR 21, 2016

Kang'Arua,Lucy Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Agriculture Sector Modernization Project : pest management plan (English)

The development objective of the Agriculture Sector Modernization Project for Sri lanka is to improve agriculture productivity, farmer organizational arrangements and achieve the adoption of innovative agriculture technologies and marketing practices in the project areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2038 APR 21, 2016

Wijeyeratne,Mokshana Nerandika Disclosed

Uganda - Country partnership framework for FY16-21 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 105024 APR 21, 2016

Disclosed

Armenia - Disease Prevention and Control Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 104931 APR 21, 2016

Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - TZ-PSSN Additional Financing - P151838 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA18000 APR 20, 2016

ManuelSalazar

Reducing crime and violence : experimental evidence on adult noncognitive investments in Liberia (English)

The paper shows that self-control, time preferences, and values are malleable in adults, and that investments in these skills and preferences reduce crime and violence. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7648 APR 20, 2016

Blattman,Christopher; Jamison,Julian C; Sheridan,Margaret Disclosed

Brazil - Integrated Health and Water Management Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Integrated Health and Water Management Project for Brazil is to: (i) increase access to clean water, sanitation and basic health care in at least 10 selected municipalities most affected by infectious intestinal diseases (IID); and (ii) improve neonatal health in 25 selected hospitals using a Barema indicator of quality and efficiency. ... See More +

Project Paper RES22987 APR 20, 2016

Santos,Marize De Fatima Disclosed

Investing in nutrition : the foundation for development – an investment framework to reach the global nutrition targets (English)

Every year, malnutrition claims the lives of 3 million children under age five and costs the global economy billions of dollars in lost productivity and health care costs. ... See More +

Working Paper 104865 APR 18, 2016

Disclosed

Going beyond the first child : analysis of Russian mothers' desired and actual fertility Patterns (English)

The Russian Federation's population has been declining since 1992, but recently the decline appears to be over. Although fertility has risen since the 2007 introduction of the family policy package, which focused on stimulating second and higher-order births, total fertility rates still remain significantly below replacement rate. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7643 APR 18, 2016

Levin,Victoria; Besedina,Elena; Aritomi,Tami Disclosed

Armenia - Second Community Agriculture Resource Management and Competitiveness Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 104933 APR 18, 2016

Disclosed

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Particulate matter and labor supply : the role of caregiving and non-linearities (English)
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APR 28, 2016 WPS7658 Policy Research Working Paper
Jobs in the city : explaining urban spatial structure in Kampala (English)
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APR 27, 2016 WPS7655 Policy Research Working Paper
World development indicators 2016 (English)
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APR 27, 2016 105051 Working Paper
The role of training programs for youth employment in Nepal : impact evaluation report on the employment fund (English)
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APR 27, 2016 WPS7656 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Scaling up rural sanitation : strengthening demand creation and supply chain - synthesis report (English)
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APR 26, 2016 ACS17727 Working Paper
Vietnam - Scaling up rural sanitation : enabling environment, capacity building system, evidence based learning and lesson sharing - synthesis report (English)
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APR 26, 2016 ACS17722 Working Paper
Nigeria - Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) and Staple Crop Processing Zone (SCPZ) Projects : environmental assessment : Intergerated pest management plan (IPMP) (English)
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APR 26, 2016 SFG2140 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement Project (REDISSE) : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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APR 26, 2016 SFG2111 Environmental Assessment
Tanzania - Additional Financing for Third Social Action Fund Project : environmental assessment (English)
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APR 22, 2016 SFG2121 Environmental Assessment
Serbia - Road Rehabilitation and Safety Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 22, 2016 104941 Procurement Plan
Kenya - Electricity Expansion Project Additional Financing (KEEP- AF) : slum electrification component - environmental and social management framework (English)
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APR 21, 2016 SFG2081 Environmental Assessment
Sri Lanka - Agriculture Sector Modernization Project : pest management plan (English)
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APR 21, 2016 SFG2038 Environmental Assessment
Uganda - Country partnership framework for FY16-21 : chair summary (English)
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APR 21, 2016 105024 Board Summary
Armenia - Disease Prevention and Control Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 21, 2016 104931 Procurement Plan
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - TZ-PSSN Additional Financing - P151838 (English)
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APR 20, 2016 ISDSA18000 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Reducing crime and violence : experimental evidence on adult noncognitive investments in Liberia (English)
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APR 20, 2016 WPS7648 Policy Research Working Paper
Brazil - Integrated Health and Water Management Project : restructuring (English)
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APR 20, 2016 RES22987 Project Paper
Investing in nutrition : the foundation for development – an investment framework to reach the global nutrition targets (English)
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APR 18, 2016 104865 Working Paper
Going beyond the first child : analysis of Russian mothers' desired and actual fertility Patterns (English)
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APR 18, 2016 WPS7643 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Second Community Agriculture Resource Management and Competitiveness Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 18, 2016 104933 Procurement Plan