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Striving for balance in economics : towards a theory of the social determination of behavior (English)

This paper is an attempt to broaden economic discourse by importing insights into human behavior not just from psychology, but also from sociology and anthropology. ... See More +

Journal Article 105338 JUN 01, 2016

Stiglitz,Joseph E.; Hoff,Karla Disclosed

Colombia - Second Phase of the APL Rural Education Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Phase of the Adaptable Program Loan (APL) Rural Education Project for Colombia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was negligible to low, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3457 MAY 26, 2016

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West Bank and Gaza - Teacher Education Improvement Project : additional financing : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 105967 MAY 26, 2016

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Bihar - Health and education (English)

Bihar has a lot of ground to cover in improving health and education outcomes. The state hasone of the highest incidence of malnutrition in the country. ... See More +

Brief 105859 MAY 20, 2016

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Jharkhand - Health and education (English)

There is slow progress on health and education in Jharkhand. Infant mortality is lower than in other Low Income States, and falling. However, malnutrition and open defecation are among the highest in the country, even among richer households in the state. ... See More +

Brief 105856 MAY 20, 2016

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Uttar Pradesh - Health and education (English)

Uttar Pradesh has made mixed progress on education and health outcomes. Infant mortalityremains high despite improvements in recent years. Open defecation is practiced widely, evenin high income households. ... See More +

Brief 105886 MAY 20, 2016

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Odisha - Health and education (English)

This brief is about the mixed progress on health and education in Odisha, India. Infant mortality in the state is high, but has seen improvement. ... See More +

Brief 105872 MAY 20, 2016

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Chhattisgarh health and education (English)

There is mixed progress on health and education in Chhattisgarh. Infant mortality rate is declining, but is still high. Malnutrition and open defecation rates are high, even among the rich. ... See More +

Brief 105846 MAY 20, 2016

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Madhya Pradesh health and education (English)

Madhya Pradesh has a lot of ground to cover on health and education. Infant mortality rate is the highest in the country despite improvement. Malnutrition and open defecation rates are high even among the rich. ... See More +

Brief 105863 MAY 20, 2016

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Rajasthan - Health and education (English)

Health and education outcomes in Rajasthan have been improving, but progress is slow. Infantmortality remains well above the national average, and malnutrition and open defecation ratesare high even among the rich. ... See More +

Brief 105879 MAY 20, 2016

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Bihar - Social inclusion (English)

There is uneven progress across social groups in Bihar. There are stark differences in education attainment and types of jobs across social groups. ... See More +

Brief 105843 MAY 20, 2016

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Niger - Urban Water and Sanitation Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale : Avis d’information au public (French,English)

Environmental Assessment SFG2191 MAY 19, 2016

Tchakounte Sitchet,Marie-Adele Disclosed

Madagascar - Emergency Support to Education for All Project : restructuring (English)

The development objectives of the Emergency Support to Education for All Project for Madagascar is to preserve access to primary education and improve the teaching and learning environment in targeted areas in the recipient’s territory. ... See More +

Project Paper RES21795 MAY 19, 2016

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Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing – environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental and social management plan for block of two classrooms at Gursoli Community in Katagum LGA of Gombe State (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Community and Social Development Project for Nigeria is to sustainably increase access of poor people to social and natural resource infrastructure services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2188 MAY 18, 2016

Koleva,Antonia T. Disclosed

Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing – environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for block of two class rooms and VIP toilet at Arko Malley Community in Akko LGA of Gombe State (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Community and Social Development Project for Nigeria is to sustainably increase access of poor people to social and natural resource infrastructure services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2188 MAY 18, 2016

Koleva,Antonia T. Disclosed

India - Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project for India is to accelerate the development of the core road network through leveraging public sector outlays with private sector financing and improving the institutional effectiveness of the road sector agencies to deliver effective and safe roads to users. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18941 MAY 17, 2016

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Exports and job training (English)

This paper examines whether export participation matters for job training. The paper draws on longitudinal worker-firm data for Brazilian manufacturing, linked with detailed records on training activity from the main provider. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7676 MAY 16, 2016

Bastos; Silva,Joana C. G.; Proenca,Rafael Prado Disclosed

Nigeria - State Education Program Investment Project : additional financing - environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The aim of the Additional Financing for the State Education Program Investment Project for Nigeria is to support the participating States in improving governance in the education sector through: (i) strengthening school autonomy and accountability through local and state level management; (ii) improving teacher performance and management; (iii) improving measurement of student learning; (iv) strengthening planning, monitoring and evaluation and accountability; and (iv) enhancing the fiscal sustainability and effectiveness of public expenditures in education. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2168 MAY 16, 2016

Appasamy,Irajen Disclosed

Report Name: Research digest newsletter Vol. 10 (No. 3) (English)

This issue includes the following headings: The Social Determination of Behavior; Social Norms and Development Economics; Behavioral Insights to Improve Development Policy; Overcoming Behavioral Constraints in Access to Social Programs; Changing Rural Sanitation Behavior in India; Improving the Impact of Financial Education; and Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Reduce Crime and Violence. ... See More +

Newsletter 105653 MAY 13, 2016

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Skill use, skill deficits, and firm performance in formal sector enterprises : evidence from the Tanzania enterprise skills survey, 2015 (English)

Inadequacies in Tanzania's education and training systems compromise the quality of workforce skills, giving rise to skill shortages, and constraining the operations and growth of formal sector firms in the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7672 MAY 12, 2016

Tan,Hong W.; Bashir,Sajitha; Tanaka,Nobuyuki Disclosed

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Striving for balance in economics : towards a theory of the social determination of behavior (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 105338 Journal Article
Colombia - Second Phase of the APL Rural Education Project (English)
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MAY 26, 2016 ICR3457 Implementation Completion and Results Report
West Bank and Gaza - Teacher Education Improvement Project : additional financing : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 26, 2016 105967 Procurement Plan
Bihar - Health and education (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105859 Brief
Jharkhand - Health and education (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105856 Brief
Uttar Pradesh - Health and education (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105886 Brief
Odisha - Health and education (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105872 Brief
Chhattisgarh health and education (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105846 Brief
Madhya Pradesh health and education (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105863 Brief
Rajasthan - Health and education (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105879 Brief
Bihar - Social inclusion (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105843 Brief
Niger - Urban Water and Sanitation Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale : Avis d’information au public (French,English)
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MAY 19, 2016 SFG2191 Environmental Assessment
Madagascar - Emergency Support to Education for All Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 19, 2016 RES21795 Project Paper
Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing – environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental and social management plan for block of two classrooms at Gursoli Community in Katagum LGA of Gombe State (English)
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MAY 18, 2016 SFG2188 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing – environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for block of two class rooms and VIP toilet at Arko Malley Community in Akko LGA of Gombe State (English)
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MAY 18, 2016 SFG2188 Environmental Assessment
India - Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 RES18941 Project Paper
Exports and job training (English)
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MAY 16, 2016 WPS7676 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - State Education Program Investment Project : additional financing - environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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MAY 16, 2016 SFG2168 Environmental Assessment
Report Name: Research digest newsletter Vol. 10 (No. 3) (English)
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MAY 13, 2016 105653 Newsletter
Skill use, skill deficits, and firm performance in formal sector enterprises : evidence from the Tanzania enterprise skills survey, 2015 (English)
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MAY 12, 2016 WPS7672 Policy Research Working Paper