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Does child sponsorship pay off in adulthood ? an international study of impacts on income and wealth (English)

This research estimates the impact of international child sponsorship on adult income and wealth of formerly sponsored children using data on 10,144 individuals in six countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7563 FEB 10, 2016

Wydick,Bruce W.; Glewwe,Paul W.; Rutledge,Laine

Sifting through the Data : labor markets in Haiti through a turbulent decade (2001-2012) (English)

In Latin America, labor markets have been the main channel through which growth has reduced poverty, with higher labor income accounting for 49 percent of the reduction in poverty in 2008–13. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7562 FEB 09, 2016

Scot,Thiago; Rodella,Aude-Sophie

School dropout in Central America : an overview of trends, causes, consequences, and promising interventions (English)

School dropout is a growing concern in Central America, and in Latin America as a whole, because of its consequences for economic productivity, the inclusiveness of growth, social cohesion, and increasing youth risks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7561 FEB 09, 2016

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Szekely,Miguel

Philippines - Second Social Welfare Development and Reform Project : indigenous peoples participation framework (English)

The development objective of the Second Social Welfare Development and Reform Project for Philippines is to support department of social welfare and development (DSWD) to improve the use of health and education services of poor children. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1350 FEB 07, 2016

Mendoza,Gia

Idle youth in Mexico : trapped between the war on drugs and economic crisis (English)

The present study combines data from Mexico's employment surveys (Encuesta Nacional de Empleo and Encuesta Nacional de Ocupación y Empleo) with the country's official statistics on murder rates to create a state-level panel data set covering the period 1995 to 2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7558 FEB 04, 2016

De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Gutierrez Fierros,Carlos; Vargas M.,J. Vicente

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities - P151831 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA56830 FEB 04, 2016

Tesliuc,Cornelia M.

Serbia - Real Estate Management Project (REMP) : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 103131 FEB 03, 2016

Greying the budget : ageing and preferences over public policies (English)

This paper looks at how individual preferences for the allocation of government spending change along the life cycle. Using the Life in Transition Survey II for 34 countries in Europe and Central Asia, the study finds that older individuals are less likely to support a rise in government outlays on education and more likely to support increases in spending on pensions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7555 FEB 02, 2016

de Mello,Luiz; Schotte,Simone Raphaela; Tiongson,Erwin H. R.; Winkler,Hernan Jorge

Why are the elderly more averse to immigration when they are more likely to benefit ? evidence across countries (English)

Using household surveys for 24 countries over a 10-year period, this paper investigates why the elderly are more averse to open immigration policies than their younger peers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7554 FEB 02, 2016

Schotte,Simone Raphaela; Winkler,Hernan Jorge

Zimbabwe Economic Update - Changing growth patterns : improving health outcomes (English)

Low export prices and high production costs are contributing to a persistent deficit in the external accounts. Despite narrowing somewhat in recent years, Zimbabwe’s current account deficit remains much larger than those of comparable countries in the region, and exports currently amount to just over half of imports. ... See More +

Working Paper 103601 FEB 01, 2016

Herderschee,Johannes

Kenya - Can the private sector help train youth for jobs? (English)

The World Bank is committed to working with governments to give everyone the ability to lead productive and healthy lives and getting youth ready for and in jobs is part of this. ... See More +

Brief 103114 FEB 01, 2016

Delivering the millennium development goals to reduce maternal and child mortality : a systematic review of impact evaluation evidence (English)

Improved outcomes for women and children - more education, lower fertility rates, higher nutritional status, and lower incidence of illness, among other outcomes - have broad individual, family, and societal benefits. ... See More +

Working Paper 103202 FEB 01, 2016

Aguilar Rivera,Ana Milena; Candland,Tara Lynn; Galdo,Virgilio; Manang,Fredrick Emiliano; Trichler,Rachel Bodily; Yamagata,Ritsuko

Nigeria - Erosion and Watershed Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 7) : Final report of environmental and social management plan for the Umueshi gully erosion site, Ideato South, Imo state (English)

The objective of the Erosion and Watershed Management Project for Nigeria is to reduce vulnerability to soil erosion in targeted sub-watersheds. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1692 FEB 01, 2016

Olatunji,Iretomiwa

Uganda - Second Phase of the Kampala Infrastructure and Institutional Development Project : environmental and social impact assessment (English)

The development objective of the Second Phase of the Kampala Infrastructure and Institutional Development Project for Uganda is enhanced infrastructure and institutional capacity of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) to improve urban mobility in Kampala. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1757 FEB 01, 2016

Byansansa,Annette Nabisere

Russian Federation - Second State Statistical System Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 103090 FEB 01, 2016

India - Citizen Centric Service Delivery Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal development plan (English)

The objective of the Citizen Centric Service Delivery Project for India is ‘to improve access and strengthen accountability in the delivery of select public services in Assam.’ ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1771 JAN 29, 2016

Bellver Vazquez-Dodero,Ana

What are the impacts of Syrian refugees on host community welfare in Turkey ? a subnational poverty analysis (English)

In recent years, Turkey has been host to more than two million Syrians seeking refuge. Initially concentrated in the southeastern regions, these refugees now reside throughout the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7542 JAN 28, 2016

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Yang,Judy; Inan,Osman Kaan

Out of school and out of work: a diagnostic of ninis in Latin America (English)

Using all the household survey data available in Latin America during the period 1992 to 2013, this paper estimates that in 2015, 20 million youth ages 15 to 24 years in the region were out of school and not working (making them ninis, for "ni estudian ni trabajan"). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7548 JAN 28, 2016

De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Popova,Anna; Rogers,F. Halsey

Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minority policy framework (English)

The objective of the Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project for Vietnam is to strengthen institutional coordination and planning across the Mekong Delta, and improve resilience of people livelihoods and assets to climate change in selected vulnerable sub-regions. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1742 JAN 27, 2016

Dinh,Quyen Thuy

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Does child sponsorship pay off in adulthood ? an international study of impacts on income and wealth (English)
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FEB 10, 2016 WPS7563 Policy Research Working Paper
Sifting through the Data : labor markets in Haiti through a turbulent decade (2001-2012) (English)
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FEB 09, 2016 WPS7562 Policy Research Working Paper
School dropout in Central America : an overview of trends, causes, consequences, and promising interventions (English)
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FEB 09, 2016 WPS7561 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines - Second Social Welfare Development and Reform Project : indigenous peoples participation framework (English)
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FEB 07, 2016 SFG1350 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Idle youth in Mexico : trapped between the war on drugs and economic crisis (English)
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FEB 04, 2016 WPS7558 Policy Research Working Paper
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities - P151831 (English)
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FEB 04, 2016 PIDA56830 Project Information Document
Serbia - Real Estate Management Project (REMP) : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 03, 2016 103131 Procurement Plan
Greying the budget : ageing and preferences over public policies (English)
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FEB 02, 2016 WPS7555 Policy Research Working Paper
Why are the elderly more averse to immigration when they are more likely to benefit ? evidence across countries (English)
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FEB 02, 2016 WPS7554 Policy Research Working Paper
Zimbabwe Economic Update - Changing growth patterns : improving health outcomes (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103601 Working Paper
Kenya - Can the private sector help train youth for jobs? (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103114 Brief
Delivering the millennium development goals to reduce maternal and child mortality : a systematic review of impact evaluation evidence (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103202 Working Paper
Nigeria - Erosion and Watershed Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 7) : Final report of environmental and social management plan for the Umueshi gully erosion site, Ideato South, Imo state (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 SFG1692 Environmental Assessment
Uganda - Second Phase of the Kampala Infrastructure and Institutional Development Project : environmental and social impact assessment (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 SFG1757 Environmental Assessment
Russian Federation - Second State Statistical System Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103090 Procurement Plan
India - Citizen Centric Service Delivery Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal development plan (English)
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JAN 29, 2016 SFG1771 Indigenous Peoples Plan
What are the impacts of Syrian refugees on host community welfare in Turkey ? a subnational poverty analysis (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 WPS7542 Policy Research Working Paper
Out of school and out of work: a diagnostic of ninis in Latin America (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 WPS7548 Policy Research Working Paper
Guinea - Primary Health Services Improvement Project (PASSPG) : procurement plan : Guinée - Projet d’Amélioration des Soins de Santé Primaire dans des Régions Ciblées de la Guinée (PASSPG) : plan de passation (French)
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JAN 27, 2016 102942 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minority policy framework (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 SFG1742 Indigenous Peoples Plan