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Do different types of assets have differential effects on child education ? evidence from Tanzania (English)

To assess the conventional view that assets uniformly improve childhood development through wealth effects, this paper tests whether different types of assets have different effects on child education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8071 MAY 22, 2017

Kafle,Kashi Ram; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Winter-Nelson,Alex Eugene Disclosed

Afghanistan - Rural Access Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Rural Access Project for Afghanistan is to enable rural communities to benefit from all-season road access to basic services and facilities. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1132 MAY 19, 2017

Disclosed

Why do some oil-rich countries perform better than others ? (English)

Progress in child mortality reduction and education attainment varies widely among oil-rich countries. This paper investigates the causes of this variation using an empirical model that departs from the available literature in allowing for explicit measurement of the impact of initial levels of child mortality and education attainment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8066 MAY 17, 2017

Iqbal,Farrukh; Kiendrebeogo,Youssouf Disclosed

The entry of randomized assignment into the social sciences (English)

Although the concept of randomized assignment to control for extraneous factors reaches back hundreds of years, the first empirical use appears to have been in an 1835 trial of homeopathic medicine. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8062 MAY 16, 2017

Jamison,Julian C Disclosed

Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)

This factsheet surveys multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector where malnutrition is an issue of public health concern; under nutrition in children under five years and among pregnant women has far-reaching consequences for them and society at large; several risk factors prevail in the estate sector that lead children to be malnourished; problems have been identified in food utilization and feeding practices; knowledge is not translated into practice; gaps in quality of service provision for children were noted; significant space for improving nutrition service delivery for women both before and during pregnancy; poor standards of Child Development Centers; provision of safe water and sanitation facilities prevents malnutrition and diarrhea. ... See More +

Working Paper 115196 MAY 13, 2017

;000299428:Dilinika Peiris:dpeiris@worldbank.org; 000232652:Phoebe M. Folger:pfolger@worldbank.org; ;000250282:Yi-Kyoung Lee:ylee1@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Mozambique - Education Sector Support Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Education Sector Support Project for Mozambique is to improve access to and quality and equity of education. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2135 MAY 11, 2017

Disclosed

The last mile to quality service delivery in Jordan (English)

A growing body of research suggests that the quantity and quality of structural inputs of education and healthcare services such as infrastructure, classroom and medical supplies, and even teacher and medical training are largely irrelevant if teachers and healthcare providers do not exert the requisite effort totranslate these inputs into effective teaching and medical service. ... See More +

Publication 114997 MAY 11, 2017

Rabie,Tamer Samah; Nikaein Towfighian,Samira; Clark,Cari Jo; Cammett,Melani Disclosed

Cameroon - Inclusive Cities Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Annexes (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3344 MAY 09, 2017

Ngumbah Wolloh,Leonard Ewang Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - China: Guangdong Compulsory Education Project - P154621 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA22109 MAY 09, 2017

AmerHasan Disclosed

Nigeria - Better Education Service Delivery for All Program for Results : environmental assessment : Environment and social systems assessment (English)

The development objective of the Better Education Service Delivery for All Program for Results Project for Nigeria is to progress equitably to quality universal basic education (UBE) by strengthening institutions and accountability for education service delivery. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 113006 MAY 05, 2017

Adebo,Janet Omobolanle Disclosed

The influence of non-cognitive skills on wages within and between firms : evidence from Bangladesh's formal sector (English)

Many employers and employees believe that non-cognitive skills are an important contributor to labor market success. This study has assessed the empirical evidence for such a claim in the case of Bangladesh by evaluating unique employer-employee matched labor market data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8053 MAY 04, 2017

Nomura,Shinsaku; Adhikari,Samik Disclosed

The misallocation of pay and productivity in the public sector : evidence from the labor market for teachers (English)

This paper uses a unique dataset of both public and private sector primary school teachers and their students to present among the first estimates in a low-income country of (a) teacher effectiveness; (b) teacher value added (TVA) and its correlates; and (c) the link between TVA and teacher wages. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8050 MAY 04, 2017

Bau,Natalie; Das,Jishnu Disclosed

Education public expenditure reviews for Eastern and Southern Africa : The good, the bad and The future (English)

A sufficient number of education public expenditure reviews, quantitative service delivery surveys, and public expenditure tracking surveys had recently been completed for East and South African countries toexplore several questions. i) What topics did the PERs address? ... See More +

Working Paper 114733 MAY 02, 2017

Berryman,Sue Ellen; Caillaud,Fadila Disclosed

Tanzania - Education Program-for-Results Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of Education Program-for-Results Project for Tanzania is to improve education quality in Tanzanian primary and secondary schools. ... See More +

Project Paper 112732 MAY 02, 2017

Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Revitalizing Education Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Revitalizing Education Development Project for Sierra Leone is to improve the learning environment in targeted schools and establish systems for monitoring of education interventions and outcomes. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3363 MAY 01, 2017

Mcdonald,Laura S. Disclosed

Bangladesh - Transforming Secondary Education for Results Program Project (English)

Program Information Document PIDA118237 MAY 01, 2017

Radhakrishnan,Karthika Disclosed

Armenia - leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market (English)

This report summarizes the challenges facing Armenian women at school and in the workplace with a special focus on STEM-related employment. As the world transitions to an increasingly digital economy, jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) will become a powerful driver of economic growth in the twenty-first century. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS21924 MAY 01, 2017

Inoue,Keiko; Bailey,Laura E.; Aedo Inostroza,Mario Cristian Disclosed

Bangladesh - Transforming Secondary Education for Results Program : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The development objective of the Transforming Secondary Education for Results Program for Bangladesh is to improve student outcomes in secondary education and the effectiveness of the secondary education system (Student outcomes refer to enrolment, retention, completion and learning levels). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 115286 MAY 01, 2017

Radhakrishnan,Karthika Disclosed

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Do different types of assets have differential effects on child education ? evidence from Tanzania (English)
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MAY 22, 2017 WPS8071 Policy Research Working Paper
Afghanistan - Rural Access Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 19, 2017 PAD1132 Project Paper
Why do some oil-rich countries perform better than others ? (English)
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MAY 17, 2017 WPS8066 Policy Research Working Paper
The entry of randomized assignment into the social sciences (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 WPS8062 Policy Research Working Paper
Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)
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MAY 13, 2017 115196 Working Paper
Mozambique - Education Sector Support Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 11, 2017 PAD2135 Project Paper
The last mile to quality service delivery in Jordan (English)
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MAY 11, 2017 114997 Publication
Cameroon - Inclusive Cities Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Annexes (French)
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MAY 09, 2017 SFG3344 Environmental Assessment
Cameroon - Inclusive Cities Development Project : environmental assessment : Etude d'impact environnemental et social detaillee pour la construction de la station de traitement des boues de vidange de Ngombe, Douala (French)
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MAY 09, 2017 SFG3344 Environmental Assessment
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - China: Guangdong Compulsory Education Project - P154621 (English)
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MAY 09, 2017 ISDSA22109 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Nigeria - Better Education Service Delivery for All Program for Results : environmental assessment : Environment and social systems assessment (English)
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MAY 05, 2017 113006 Environmental Assessment
The influence of non-cognitive skills on wages within and between firms : evidence from Bangladesh's formal sector (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 WPS8053 Policy Research Working Paper
The misallocation of pay and productivity in the public sector : evidence from the labor market for teachers (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 WPS8050 Policy Research Working Paper
Education public expenditure reviews for Eastern and Southern Africa : The good, the bad and The future (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 114733 Working Paper
Tanzania - Education Program-for-Results Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 112732 Project Paper
République du Congo - Rapport sur la pauvreté sur l'éducation, l'emploi et la protection sociale pour une réduction durable de la pauvreté : résumé analytique (French)
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MAY 01, 2017 114706 Working Paper
Sierra Leone - Revitalizing Education Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3363 Environmental Assessment
Bangladesh - Transforming Secondary Education for Results Program Project (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 PIDA118237 Program Information Document
Armenia - leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 ACS21924 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Transforming Secondary Education for Results Program : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115286 Environmental Assessment