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Linking risk models to microeconomic indicators (English)

Catastrophe risk models are quantitative models used to estimate probabilistic loss distributions for a specified range of assets subject to a baseline level of disaster risk. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7359 JUL 02, 2015

Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society (English)

Morocco saw significant progress in terms economic, social and human development outcomes during the past decade. Women, as men, benefitted from such progress and increased access to services. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 97778 JUN 30, 2015

Guyana - Improving Teacher Education : P110018 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR18647 JUN 29, 2015

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Liberia - Global Partnership for Education Grant for Basic Education Project : P117662 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19148 JUN 29, 2015

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Niger - Niger - GPE - Support to Quality Education Project : P132405 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19121 JUN 29, 2015

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Uruguay - Support to Uruguayan Public Schools Project : P126408 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR18871 JUN 29, 2015

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High-powered incentives and communication failure (English)

This paper uses a donor-provider-agent framework to study the role of provider incentives for the delivery of developmental goods like aid, credit, or technology transfer to the poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7345 JUN 29, 2015

Mishra,Ajit Kumar; Sarangi,Sudipta

Sierra Leone - REVITALIZING EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT IN SIERRA LEONE : P133070 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19377 JUN 27, 2015

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Small cash rewards for big losers : experimental insights into the fight against the obesity epidemic (English)

This paper examines the sustainability of weight loss achieved through cash rewards and, for the first time, the potential of monetary incentives to prevent weight cycling. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7339 JUN 26, 2015

Augurzky,Boris; Bauer,Thomas K.; Reichert,Arndt Rudiger; Schmidt,Christoph M.; Tauchmann,Harald

How costly are labor gender gaps ? estimates for the Balkans and Turkey (English)

In this paper, survey data are used to document the presence of gender gaps in self-employment, employership, and labor force participation in seven Balkan countries and Turkey. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7319 JUN 22, 2015

Cuberes,David; Teignier,Marc

Magical transition ? intergenerational educational and occupational mobility in rural China : 1988–2002 (English)

This paper presents evidence on intergenerational educational and occupational mobility in rural China over a period of 14 years (1988–2002). To understand whether the estimated inter-generational persistence can be driven solely by unobserved heterogeneity, biprobit sensitivity analysis and heteroskedasticity-based identification are implemented. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7316 JUN 22, 2015

Emran,Shahe; Sun,Yan - EAPCE

Product standards and firms’ export decisions (English)

The paper estimates the effect of product standards on firms’ export decisions using two novel datasets. The first covers all exporting firms in 42 developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7315 JUN 18, 2015

Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Ferro,Esteban; Wilson,John Martin

Fertility transition in Turkey—who is most at risk of deciding against child arrival ? (English)

In Turkey, female employment and education are still relatively low, while fertility levels are high compared with other European countries. However, Turkey stands just at the edge of an important social transition. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7310 JUN 16, 2015

Greulich,Angela; Dasre,Aurélien; Inan,Ceren

Extending the school day in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are reforming their education systems with the view of adding more hours to the school day. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7309 JUN 16, 2015

Holland,Peter Anthony; Alfaro,Pablo; Evans,David

Teacher performance pay : Experimental evidence from Pakistan (English)

This paper presents evidence from the first three years of a randomized controlled trial of a government-administered pilot teacher performance pay program in Punjab, Pakistan. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7307 JUN 15, 2015

Barrera-Osorio,Felipe; Raju,Dhushyanth

Indonesia - Health Professional Education Quality Project (English)

Ratings for the Health Professional Education Quality Project for Indonesia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3381 JUN 15, 2015

Benin - BJ-Youth Employment (FY14) : P132667 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19642 JUN 12, 2015

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West Bank and Gaza - West Bank and Gaza: Education-to-Work Transition : P129861 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19518 JUN 10, 2015

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Congo, Democratic Republic of - DRC Street Children Project : P115318 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19700 JUN 10, 2015

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Report to the Board from the Committee on Development Effectiveness : sub-committee report - World Bank support to early childhood development and draft management response (English)

The sub-committee (SC) of the Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE) considered independent evaluation group’s (IEG’s) evaluation entitled, World Bank (WB) support to early childhood development (ECD) and draft management response. ... See More +

Board Report 97218 JUN 09, 2015

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Linking risk models to microeconomic indicators (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7359 Policy Research Working Paper
Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society (English)
See More +
JUN 30, 2015 97778 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Guyana - Improving Teacher Education : P110018 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR18647 Implementation Status and Results Report
Liberia - Global Partnership for Education Grant for Basic Education Project : P117662 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR19148 Implementation Status and Results Report
Niger - Niger - GPE - Support to Quality Education Project : P132405 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR19121 Implementation Status and Results Report
Uruguay - Support to Uruguayan Public Schools Project : P126408 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR18871 Implementation Status and Results Report
High-powered incentives and communication failure (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 WPS7345 Policy Research Working Paper
Sierra Leone - REVITALIZING EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT IN SIERRA LEONE : P133070 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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JUN 27, 2015 ISR19377 Implementation Status and Results Report
Small cash rewards for big losers : experimental insights into the fight against the obesity epidemic (English)
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JUN 26, 2015 WPS7339 Policy Research Working Paper
How costly are labor gender gaps ? estimates for the Balkans and Turkey (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 WPS7319 Policy Research Working Paper
Magical transition ? intergenerational educational and occupational mobility in rural China : 1988–2002 (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 WPS7316 Policy Research Working Paper
Product standards and firms’ export decisions (English)
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JUN 18, 2015 WPS7315 Policy Research Working Paper
Fertility transition in Turkey—who is most at risk of deciding against child arrival ? (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 WPS7310 Policy Research Working Paper
Extending the school day in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 WPS7309 Policy Research Working Paper
Teacher performance pay : Experimental evidence from Pakistan (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 WPS7307 Policy Research Working Paper
Indonesia - Health Professional Education Quality Project (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 ICR3381 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Benin - BJ-Youth Employment (FY14) : P132667 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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JUN 12, 2015 ISR19642 Implementation Status and Results Report
West Bank and Gaza - West Bank and Gaza: Education-to-Work Transition : P129861 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)
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JUN 10, 2015 ISR19518 Implementation Status and Results Report
Congo, Democratic Republic of - DRC Street Children Project : P115318 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)
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JUN 10, 2015 ISR19700 Implementation Status and Results Report
Report to the Board from the Committee on Development Effectiveness : sub-committee report - World Bank support to early childhood development and draft management response (English)
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JUN 09, 2015 97218 Board Report