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Charter school entry and school choice: the case of Washington, D.C. (English)

This paper develops and estimates an equilibrium model of charter school entry and school choice. In the model, households choose among public, private, and charter schools, and a regulator authorizes charter entry and mandates charter exit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7383 JUL 29, 2015

Ferreyra,Maria Marta; Kosenok,Grigory

Lower bounds on inequality of opportunity and measurement error (English)

When measuring inequality of opportunity, researchers usually opt to eliminate within-type variation. Provided that in practice it is impossible to observe all circumstances, this implies that the researcher estimates a lower bound of the true level of inequality of opportunity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7379 JUL 28, 2015

Balcazar Salazar,Carlos Felipe

Subjective well-being across the lifespan in Europe and Central Asia (English)

This paper uses data from the Integrated Values Survey, the Life in Transition Survey, and the Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey to analyze the relation between age and subjective well-being in the Europe and Central Asia region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7378 JUL 28, 2015

Bauer,Jan Michael; Levin,Victoria; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Nie,Peng; Sousa-Poza,Alfonso

Bangladesh - Integrated Agricultural Productivity Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 98584 JUL 26, 2015

Does longer compulsory education equalize schooling by gender and rural/urban residence ? (English)

This study examines the effects of the extension of compulsory schooling from 5 to 8 years in Turkey in 1997—which involved substantial investment in school infrastructure—on schooling outcomes and, in particular, on the equality of these outcomes between men and women, and urban and rural residents using the Turkish Demographic and Health Surveys. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7377 JUL 24, 2015

Kırdar,Murat G.; Dayıoğlu,Meltem; Koç,İsmet

The impact of expanding access to early childhood services in rural Indonesia : evidence from two cohorts of children (English)

This paper uses three waves of longitudinal data to examine the impact of expanding access to preschool services in rural areas of Indonesia on two cohorts of children. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7372 JUL 21, 2015

Brinkman,Sally Anne; Hasan,Amer; Jung,Haeil; Kinnell,Angela; Pradhan,Menno Prasad

Ethiopia - Third Phase of the Promoting Basic Services Program Project : restructuring (English)

Project Paper 98461 JUL 20, 2015

The export-productivity link in Brazilian manufacturing firms (English)

This paper explores the link between exports and total factor productivity in Brazilian manufacturing firms over the period 2000–08. The Brazilian experience is instructive, as it is a case of an economy that expanded aggregate exports significantly, but with stagnant aggregate growth in total factor productivity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7365 JUL 13, 2015

Cirera,Xavier; Lederman,Daniel; Máñez,J.A.; Rochina,M.E.; Sanchis,J.A.

Improving education outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations (English)

There have been many initiatives to improve education outcomes in South Asia. Still, outcomes remain stubbornly resistant to improvements, at least when considered across the region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7362 JUL 13, 2015

Asim,Salman; Chase,Robert S.; Dar,Amit; Schmillen,Achim Daniel

El Salvador - Education Quality Improvement Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Education Quality Improvement Project for El Salvador is to improve access, retention, and graduation rates for students in the lower secondary education and the upper secondary education of the borrowers public schools adopting the inclusive full-time school (IFTS) model. ... See More +

Project Paper RES17213 JUL 13, 2015

Novali,Antonella

Vietnam - Distribution Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 97948 JUL 09, 2015

Brazil - Second National Environmental Project : restructuring (English)

The Second National Environmental Project for Brazil will improve environmental quality and the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources. ... See More +

Project Paper RES15922 JUL 09, 2015

Where have all the textbooks gone? : Toward sustainable provision of teaching and learning materials in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This World Bank report is a rich compilation of information on teaching learning materials (TLM) in Africa based on the extensive and multi-faceted experience of the authors work in the education sector in Africa. ... See More +

Publication 97932 JUL 08, 2015

Read, Tony

Parenting education in Indonesia : Review and recommendations to strengthen programs and systems (English)

In an effort to better understand and improve parenting education, the government of Indonesia commissioned a review of its existing programs to discover which programs have been implemented with which types of families and whether they are working to improve parents’ knowledge and behaviors or child outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 97936 JUL 08, 2015

Tomlinson, Heather Biggar; Andina,Syifa

World Bank support to early childhood development : an independent evaluation (English)

The sustained benefits of early childhood interventions are well established in developed countries. Early development plays a major role in subsequent school performance, health, socialization, and future earnings. ... See More +

Sector or Thematic Evaluation 97851 JUL 08, 2015

Moldova - Education Reform Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Education Reform Project for Moldova is to strengthen the quality of education while supporting the efficiency reforms being implemented in the education sector. ... See More +

Project Paper RES17493 JUL 07, 2015

Mauritania - Second EITI Post Compliance Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 98136 JUL 06, 2015

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Charter school entry and school choice: the case of Washington, D.C. (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 WPS7383 Policy Research Working Paper
Eastern Africa - Sustainable Management of the Nyika Transfrontier Conservation Area Project : procurement plan nuumber 7 - dated January 1, 2015 to June 30th, 2016 (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 98571 Procurement Plan
Lower bounds on inequality of opportunity and measurement error (English)
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JUL 28, 2015 WPS7379 Policy Research Working Paper
Subjective well-being across the lifespan in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JUL 28, 2015 WPS7378 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh - Integrated Agricultural Productivity Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 26, 2015 98584 Procurement Plan
Bangladesh - Second Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 26, 2015 98508 Procurement Plan
Does longer compulsory education equalize schooling by gender and rural/urban residence ? (English)
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JUL 24, 2015 WPS7377 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of expanding access to early childhood services in rural Indonesia : evidence from two cohorts of children (English)
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JUL 21, 2015 WPS7372 Policy Research Working Paper
Ethiopia - Third Phase of the Promoting Basic Services Program Project : restructuring (English)
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JUL 20, 2015 98461 Project Paper
The export-productivity link in Brazilian manufacturing firms (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7365 Policy Research Working Paper
Improving education outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7362 Policy Research Working Paper
Human Resources Committee (HRC) : Minutes of the meeting held on Monday, July 13, 2015 and record of approvals June 3 thru 15 (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 98138 Minutes
El Salvador - Education Quality Improvement Project : restructuring (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 RES17213 Project Paper
Vietnam - Distribution Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 09, 2015 97948 Procurement Plan
Brazil - Second National Environmental Project : restructuring (English)
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JUL 09, 2015 RES15922 Project Paper
Where have all the textbooks gone? : Toward sustainable provision of teaching and learning materials in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 97932 Publication
Parenting education in Indonesia : Review and recommendations to strengthen programs and systems (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 97936 Publication
World Bank support to early childhood development : an independent evaluation (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 97851 Sector or Thematic Evaluation
Moldova - Education Reform Project : restructuring (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 RES17493 Project Paper
Mauritania - Second EITI Post Compliance Project (English)
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JUL 06, 2015 98136 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet