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Gender gap in pay in the Russian Federation : twenty years later, still a concern (English)

This paper decomposes the gender gap in pay in the Russian Federation along the earnings distribution for the period 1996–2011. The analysis uses a reweighted, recentered influence function decomposition that allows estimating the contribution of each covariate on the wage structure and composition effects along the earnings distribution. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7407 AUG 27, 2015

Atencio,Andrea; Posadas,Josefina

Sustaining employment and wage gains in Brazil : a skills and jobs agenda (English)

Improved labor market outcomes have been the main driver of reductions in poverty and inequality. Continued progress in employment and labor earnings will depend on achieving a first critical goal: raising labor productivity. ... See More +

Publication 99182 AUG 26, 2015

Silva,Joana C. G.; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Strokova,Victoria

Madagascar - Systematic country diagnostic (English)

This document is hence organized not around the three types of challenges, but around five themes of governance, public finance issues, private sector-led economy, poverty and environment, and human capital, all crucial to achieving faster, more inclusive and sustainable growth. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 99197 AUG 25, 2015

The impact of Syrians refugees on the Turkish labor market (English)

Civil war in Syria has resulted in more than four million refugees fleeing the country, of which 1.8 million have found refuge in Turkey, making it the largest refugee-hosting country worldwide. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7402 AUG 24, 2015

Del Carpio,Ximena Vanessa; Wagner,Mathis Christoph

South Africa economic update : jobs and South Africa’s changing demographics (English)

Global growth hit a soft patch at the start of 2015. In the first quarter it slowed to 2.0 percent, quarter on quarter (q/q) annualized, from 2.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 98880 AUG 14, 2015

Colombia - First Sustainable Development and Green Growth Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document 98962 AUG 13, 2015

Bangladesh national nutrition services - assessment of implementation status (English)

This report presents the findings of an operations research study conducted to assess the implementation of the Government of Bangladeshs National Nutrition Services Program (NNS) and to identify the achievements, determine the bottlenecks that adversely impact these achievements, and highlight potential solutions to ensure smooth delivery of the program. ... See More +

Publication 98839 AUG 12, 2015

Saha, Kuntal K.; Billah, Masum; Menon,Purnima; Arifeen, Shams El; Mbuya,Nkosinathi Vusizihlobo

Pakistan - FATA Temporarily Displaced Persons Emergency Recovery Project (English)

The development objective of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) Emergency Recovery Project for Pakistan is to support the early recovery of families affected by the militancy crisis, promote child health, and strengthen emergency response safety net delivery systems in the affected areas of FATA. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1345 AUG 12, 2015

Chile - Social Inclusion for Shared Prosperity Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Program Information Document 99164 AUG 10, 2015

Securing food safety to leverage economic growth opportunities in the African food sector : speeding progress, advancing partnerships and sustaining momentum (English)

This paper is an outcome of a discussion that brought together five African and international food safety experts to explore how best to support and expedite African efforts to improve food safety on the continent through partnerships such as the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP). ... See More +

Working Paper 98800 AUG 10, 2015

Gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia (English)

This paper studies gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia. Using the National Census of Population and Housing 2012 and an estimation method analogous to difference-in-differences, the paper finds that the intersection of gender and indigenous identity confers cumulative disadvantage for indigenous women in literacy, years of schooling, and primary and secondary school completion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7387 AUG 10, 2015

Reimao,Maira Emy Nakayama; Tas,Emcet Oktay

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Third Additional Financing for Second Health Sector Support Program - P154911 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA15003 AUG 10, 2015

Rose,Laura L.

Vietnam - Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan (Vietnamese)

Procurement Plan 98629 AUG 07, 2015

Cote d’Ivoire - Obsolete Pesticides Management Project (English)

The development objective of the Obsolete Pesticides Management Project for Cote d’Ivoire is to improve the management of obsolete pesticides and associated wastes in Cote dIvoire by the government and other stakeholders. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1037 AUG 07, 2015

Thirty years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Argentina : an assessment of the national health response (English)

This study analyzes the national and inter-provincial burden of disease, the demographics of new HIV cases, the demand and supply-sides of service delivery, and conducts a cost-benefit analysis of the National HIV/AIDS Program over the last decade. ... See More +

Publication 97933 AUG 06, 2015

Lavadenz,Fernando; Pantanali,Carla; Zeballos Veraloza,Maria Eliana

The impact of secondary schooling in Kenya : a regression discontinuity analysis (English)

This paper estimates the impacts of secondary school on human capital, occupational choice, and fertility for young adults in Kenya. The probability of admission to government secondary school rises sharply at a score close to the national mean on a standardized 8th grade examination, permitting the estimation of causal effects of schooling in a regression discontinuity framework. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7384 AUG 06, 2015

Ozier,Owen

Early childhood education and development in Indonesia : an assessment of policies using SABER (English)

Investing in children in their early years represents a unique window of opportunity to improve individual, community, and societal outcomes. For poverty reduction and shared prosperity, investments in early childhood development (ECD) or early childhood education and development (ECED), are among the best investments that countries can make. ... See More +

Publication 98961 AUG 06, 2015

Denboba,Amina Debissa; Hasan,Amer; Wodon,Quentin T.; Adams,Lindsay Sarah; Hadiyati,Titie; Hartono,Djoko; Kim,Janice Heejin; Roesli,Rosfita; Putri,Mayla Safuro Lestari; Sayre,Rebecca Kraft

Do the poor waste cash transfers? (English)

Dozens of countries have implemented cash transfer programs. In at least 20 studies, researchers have measured how people who receive the transfers spend their money. ... See More +

Brief 98627 AUG 01, 2015

Evans,David; Popova,Anna

Bangladesh - Skills and Training Enhancement Project : environmental management framework (English)

The development objective of the Skills and Training Enhancement Project for Bangladesh is to strengthen selected public and private training institutions to improve training quality and employability of trainees, including those from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1332 AUG 01, 2015

Radhakrishnan,Karthika

India - Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Coastal Disaster Risk Reduction Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 98684 JUL 31, 2015

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Gender gap in pay in the Russian Federation : twenty years later, still a concern (English)
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AUG 27, 2015 WPS7407 Policy Research Working Paper
Sustaining employment and wage gains in Brazil : a skills and jobs agenda (English)
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AUG 26, 2015 99182 Publication
Madagascar - Systematic country diagnostic (English)
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AUG 25, 2015 99197 Country Assistance Strategy Document
The impact of Syrians refugees on the Turkish labor market (English)
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AUG 24, 2015 WPS7402 Policy Research Working Paper
South Africa economic update : jobs and South Africa’s changing demographics (English)
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AUG 14, 2015 98880 Working Paper
Colombia - First Sustainable Development and Green Growth Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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AUG 13, 2015 98962 Program Information Document
Bangladesh national nutrition services - assessment of implementation status (English)
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AUG 12, 2015 98839 Publication
Pakistan - FATA Temporarily Displaced Persons Emergency Recovery Project (English)
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AUG 12, 2015 PAD1345 Project Appraisal Document
Chile - Social Inclusion for Shared Prosperity Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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AUG 10, 2015 99164 Program Information Document
Securing food safety to leverage economic growth opportunities in the African food sector : speeding progress, advancing partnerships and sustaining momentum (English)
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AUG 10, 2015 98800 Working Paper
Gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia (English)
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AUG 10, 2015 WPS7387 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Third Additional Financing for Second Health Sector Support Program - P154911 (English)
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AUG 10, 2015 ISDSA15003 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Vietnam - Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan (Vietnamese)
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AUG 07, 2015 98629 Procurement Plan
Cote d’Ivoire - Obsolete Pesticides Management Project (English)
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AUG 07, 2015 PAD1037 Project Appraisal Document
Thirty years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Argentina : an assessment of the national health response (English)
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AUG 06, 2015 97933 Publication
The impact of secondary schooling in Kenya : a regression discontinuity analysis (English)
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AUG 06, 2015 WPS7384 Policy Research Working Paper
Early childhood education and development in Indonesia : an assessment of policies using SABER (English)
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AUG 06, 2015 98961 Publication
Do the poor waste cash transfers? (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 98627 Brief
Bangladesh - Skills and Training Enhancement Project : environmental management framework (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 SFG1332 Environmental Assessment
India - Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Coastal Disaster Risk Reduction Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 31, 2015 98684 Procurement Plan