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Aging, trade, and migration (English)

This study considers the role of demand-driven changes arising from population aging and how they affect the pattern of international trade as well as trade and immigration policy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7740 JUN 30, 2016

Chisik,Richard Asher; Onder,Harun; Qirjo,Dhimitri 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

Improving Youth well-being and opportunities in Djibouti by reducing Qat consumption : Completion summary (English)

This note is intended to present the final status of implementation of the project. The project was approved in May 2015 and launched in Djibouti in June 2015 with support of the two counterparts namely the State Secretariat of Youth and Sports (SEJS) and the Djiboutian Agency for Social Development (ADDS). ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18595 JUN 30, 2016

Fall,Fatou Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Southeast Europe and Central Asia Catastrophe Risk Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 106718 JUN 29, 2016

Disclosed

Nigeria - Electricity and Gas Improvement Project : environmental and social impact assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the 132/33kV transmission substation at Kabba, Kogi State (English)

The development objectives of the Electricity and Gas Improvement Project for Nigeria are to: (i) improve the availability and reliability of gas supply to increase power generation in existing public sector power plants; and (ii) improve the power networks capacity and efficiency to transmit and distribute quality electricity to the consumers. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1730 JUN 28, 2016

Medani,Ogochukwu Joy Disclosed

Nigeria - Electricity and Gas Improvement Project : environmental and social impact assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the 132/33kV Transmission Substation at Abor (9th Mile), Enugu State (English)

The development objectives of the Electricity and Gas Improvement Project for Nigeria are to: (i) improve the availability and reliability of gas supply to increase power generation in existing public sector power plants; and (ii) improve the power networks capacity and efficiency to transmit and distribute quality electricity to the consumers. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1730 JUN 28, 2016

Medani,Ogochukwu Joy Disclosed

Evidence from a randomized evaluation of the household welfare impacts of conditional and unconditional cash transfers given to mothers or fathers (English)

This study conducted a randomized control trial in rural Burkina Faso to estimate the impact of alternative cash transfer delivery mechanisms on education, health, and household welfare outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7730 JUN 27, 2016

Disclosed

Roads and rural development in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This paper assesses the relation between access to markets and cultivated land in Sub-Saharan Africa. Making use of a geo-referenced panel over three decades (1970-2005) during which the road network was significantly improved, the analysis finds a modest but significant positive association between increased market accessibility and local cropland expansion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7729 JUN 27, 2016

Berg,Claudia N.; Blankespoor,Brian; Selod,Harris Disclosed

Early childhood development : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

Teenage pregnancies have potential negative consequences on the next generation. Children born to adolescent mothers are particularly at risk in terms of health, nutrition, cognitive and socio-emotional development. ... See More +

Brief 106486 JUN 27, 2016

Hasan,Rifat; Moucheraud,Corrina; Bakilana,Anne Margreth; Mcconnell,Christin Disclosed

Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : a review of the global evidence (English)

Decisions during youth have great long-term impacts on human development, which is key to poverty alleviation and economic development. During adolescence, two of the primary transitions are beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle. ... See More +

Brief 106485 JUN 27, 2016

Hasan,Rifat; Moucheraud,Corrina Disclosed

Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

Decisions during youth have great long-term impacts on human development, which is key to poverty alleviation and economic development. During adolescence, two of the primary transitions are beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle. ... See More +

Brief 106484 JUN 27, 2016

Hasan,Rifat; Moucheraud,Corrina; Bakilana,Anne Margreth Disclosed

Providing out-of-school adolescent girls with skills in Malawi : a review of the global evidence (English)

Skills development offers a range of benefits to out-of-school adolescent girls and alleviates a key obstacle to youth employment in developing countries. ... See More +

Brief 106483 JUN 27, 2016

Chakravarty,Shubha; Haddock,Sarah Elizabeth; Botea,Ioana Alexandra Disclosed

Early childhood development : a review of the global evidence (English)

Early Childhood Development (ECD) is a holistic concept that refers to the physical, cognitive, socio-emotional, and linguistic development of young children until the time they transition to primary school. ... See More +

Brief 106487 JUN 27, 2016

Naudeau,Sophie; Hasan,Rifat Disclosed

Adolescent girls in Malawi : executive summary (English)

Adolescence is a time of transitions that foster both challenges and opportunities. Indeed, choices made during adolescence not only have immediate consequences but also greatly influence the economic opportunities, health outcomes, and skill sets attained later in life, and yet it is the same period when social norms create pathways largely defined by gender. ... See More +

Brief 106499 JUN 24, 2016

Disclosed

Providing out-of-school adolescent girls with skills : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

Promoting relevant technical and life skills is one option to empower adolescent girls by increasing their capacity to generate income and therefore by enhancing their bargaining power within the household. ... See More +

Brief 106482 JUN 24, 2016

Khan,Ayesha; Mupuwaliywa,Mupuwaliywa Disclosed

Keeping girls in school : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

International evidence indicates that keeping girls in school positively impacts their life trajectory and benefits the well-being of the next generation. ... See More +

Brief 106480 JUN 24, 2016

Mcconnell,Christin; Mupuwaliywa,Mupuwaliywa Disclosed

Adolescent girls in Zambia : executive summary (English)

Adolescence is a time of transitions that foster both challenges and opportunities. Indeed, choices made during adolescence not only have immediate consequences but also greatly influence the economic opportunities, health outcomes, and skill sets attained later in life, and yet it is the same period when social norms create pathways largely defined by gender. ... See More +

Brief 106488 JUN 24, 2016

Disclosed

From commitment to delivery : 2030 development agenda - presentation (English)

This PowerPoint presentation provides background information for the informal meeting of the Executive Directors scheduled to be held on Tuesday, July 5, 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 106604 JUN 23, 2016

Disclosed

Estimation of climate change damage functions for 140 regions in the GTAP9 database (English)

Climate change damage (or, more correctly, impact) functions relate variations in temperature (or other climate variables) to economic impacts in various dimensions, and are at the basis of quantitative modeling exercises for the assessment of climate change policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7728 JUN 23, 2016

Roson,Roberto; Sartori,Martina Disclosed

Philippines - Review of the social security system : considerations for strengthening sustainability and coverage (English)

This report was prepared at the request of the Philippines Social Security System (SSS) to analyze key challenges and propose reform options to improve the sustainability and expand the coverage of old age income protection for private sector workers. ... See More +

Working Paper 106597 JUN 23, 2016

Razat,Maya Disclosed

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Aging, trade, and migration (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 WPS7740 Policy Research Working Paper
Inherited wealth and demographic aging (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 WPS7739 Policy Research Working Paper
Improving Youth well-being and opportunities in Djibouti by reducing Qat consumption : Completion summary (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 ACS18595 Working Paper
Kazakhstan - Southeast Europe and Central Asia Catastrophe Risk Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 106718 Procurement Plan
Nigeria - Electricity and Gas Improvement Project : environmental and social impact assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the 132/33kV transmission substation at Kabba, Kogi State (English)
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JUN 28, 2016 SFG1730 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Electricity and Gas Improvement Project : environmental and social impact assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the 132/33kV Transmission Substation at Abor (9th Mile), Enugu State (English)
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JUN 28, 2016 SFG1730 Environmental Assessment
Evidence from a randomized evaluation of the household welfare impacts of conditional and unconditional cash transfers given to mothers or fathers (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 WPS7730 Policy Research Working Paper
Roads and rural development in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 WPS7729 Policy Research Working Paper
Early childhood development : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106486 Brief
Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106485 Brief
Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106484 Brief
Providing out-of-school adolescent girls with skills in Malawi : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106483 Brief
Early childhood development : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106487 Brief
Adolescent girls in Malawi : executive summary (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106499 Brief
Providing out-of-school adolescent girls with skills : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106482 Brief
Keeping girls in school : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106480 Brief
Adolescent girls in Zambia : executive summary (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106488 Brief
From commitment to delivery : 2030 development agenda - presentation (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 106604 Board Report
Estimation of climate change damage functions for 140 regions in the GTAP9 database (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 WPS7728 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines - Review of the social security system : considerations for strengthening sustainability and coverage (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 106597 Working Paper