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Trends and drivers of poverty reduction in Nepal : a historical perspective (English)

Nepal made remarkable progress in poverty reduction between 1995 and 2010, a period coinciding with a decade-long violent conflict followed by tumultuous post-conflict recovery. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7830 SEP 21, 2016

Uematsu,Hiroki; Shidiq,Akhmad Rizal; Tiwari,Sailesh Disclosed

Indonesia - Logistics Reforms Development Policy Lending Program (English)

Program Information Document 108385 SEP 19, 2016

Disclosed

Lebanon - Emergency National Poverty Targeting Program Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 108366 SEP 19, 2016

Disclosed

Mobility and pathways to the middle class in Nepal (English)

This paper introduces a variety of concepts and methods to examine living standards improvements in Nepal in a dynamic perspective. Using data from three rounds of Nepal Living Standards Surveys conducted in the past two decades, together with data from a nationally representative survey that was implemented in 2014 specifically to collect information on social and economic mobility, the paper presents novel statistics on the extent of inter- and intra-generational mobility in Nepal. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7824 SEP 15, 2016

Tiwari,Sailesh; Shidiq,Akhmad Rizal; Balcazar Salazar,Carlos Felipe Disclosed

Shoeing the Children : the impact of the TOMS Shoe donation program in rural El Salvador (English)

The study uses a cluster-randomized trial among 1,578 children from 979 households in rural El Salvador to test the impacts of TOMS shoe donations on children's time allocation, school attendance, health, self-esteem, and aid dependency. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7822 SEP 14, 2016

Wydick,Bruce W.; Katz,Elizabeth G.; Calvo,Flor; Gutierrez,Felipe; Janet,Brendan Disclosed

Panama - Second Programmatic Shared Prosperity Development Policy Financing Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 108253 SEP 08, 2016

Disclosed

Pakistan - Capacity Building of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics : P151554 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR24557 SEP 07, 2016

Mansuri,Ghazala Disclosed

Uganda - Private Power Generation (Bujagali), Water Management and Development, and Third Phase of Energy for Rural Transformation Projects : notice of registration (English)

On June 20, 2016, the Inspection Panel (“the Panel”) received a Request for Inspection (“the Request”) relating to the flooding of the Kalagala Offset Area in Uganda. ... See More +

Inspection Panel Notice of Registration 108255 SEP 06, 2016

Disclosed

Will market competition trump gender discrimination in India ? (English)

Empowering women to engage in productive employment is not only critical to achieving gender equality but also critical for economic growth and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7814 SEP 06, 2016

Ghani,Syed Ejaz; Grover,Arti; Kerr,Sari; Kerr,William Robert Disclosed

Expanding coverage of good quality private pensions (English)

The FIRST Lessons Learned Series is a collection of FIRST's technical and functional insights gained from FIRST funded engagements. This knowledge note shares useful lessons from FIRST-funded pension projects led by the Finance and Markets Global Practice at the World Bank Group, which supported many countries in their efforts to improve the coverage of good-quality pensions and in increasing the supply of pension assets that can safely and sustainably fund long-term investment. ... See More +

Brief 108318 SEP 01, 2016

Disclosed

Myanmar - National Community Driven Development Project (NCDDP) : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 108301 SEP 01, 2016

Disclosed

On the impact of demographic change on growth, savings, and poverty (English)

Changing population age structures are shaping the trajectories of development in many countries, bringing opportunities and challenges. While aging has been a matter of concern for upper-middle and high-income economies, rapid population growth is set to continue in the poorest countries over the coming decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7805 AUG 29, 2016

Ahmed, S. Amer; Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose Disclosed

Uganda - Second Northern Uganda Social Action Fund Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Northern Uganda Social Action Fund Project for Uganda were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3805 AUG 23, 2016

Disclosed

Prevalence, economic contribution, and determinants of trees on farms across Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Trees on farms are often overlooked in agricultural and natural resource research and policy in Sub-Saharan Africa. This paper addresses this gap using data from the Living Standards Measurement Study–Integrated Surveys on Agriculture in five countries: Ethiopia, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7802 AUG 23, 2016

Miller,Daniel Charles; Munoz Mora,Juan Carlos; Christiaensen,Luc Disclosed

Bhutan - Remote Rural Communities Development Project : P123820 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR24885 AUG 22, 2016

Dawes,Winston Disclosed

Impact of social assistance on labor market mobility : the case of Turkey (English)

This paper assesses the extent to which social assistance programs in Turkey impact the labor market behavior of those who receive benefits. Theoretically, the possible channels through which the receipt of social assistance may disincentivize work are quite clear, even if the substantial literature analyzing these dynamics is somewhat inconclusive. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7801 AUG 22, 2016

Alcan,Deniz; Can,Raif; Taskin,Temel; Wiseman,William David Disclosed

Vietnam - Social Assistance System Strengthening Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP177 AUG 22, 2016

Disclosed

Guatemala - First Public Finance, Accountability, and Improved Social Service Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7874 AUG 17, 2016

Disclosed

Synergies in child nutrition : interactions of food security, health and environment, and child care (English)

This paper examines the extent to which the three key underlying determinants of nutrition -- food security; adequate caregiving resources at the maternal, household, and community levels; and access to health services and a safe and hygienic environment -- on their own and interactively are correlated with nutrition outcomes, such as height-for-age z-scores. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7794 AUG 15, 2016

Skoufias,Emmanuel Disclosed

Estimating poverty rates in target populations : an assessment of the simple poverty scorecard and alternative approaches (English)

The performance of the Simple Poverty Scorecard is compared against the performance of established regression-based estimators. All estimates are benchmarked against observed poverty status based on household expenditure (or income) data from household socioeconomic surveys that span nearly a decade and are representative of subnational populations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7793 AUG 15, 2016

Diamond,Alexis; Gill,Michael; Rebolledo Dellepiane,Miguel Angel; Skoufias,Emmanuel; Vinha,Katja; Xu,Yiqing Disclosed

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Trends and drivers of poverty reduction in Nepal : a historical perspective (English)
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SEP 21, 2016 WPS7830 Policy Research Working Paper
Indonesia - Logistics Reforms Development Policy Lending Program (English)
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SEP 19, 2016 108385 Program Information Document
Lebanon - Emergency National Poverty Targeting Program Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 19, 2016 108366 Procurement Plan
Mobility and pathways to the middle class in Nepal (English)
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SEP 15, 2016 WPS7824 Policy Research Working Paper
Shoeing the Children : the impact of the TOMS Shoe donation program in rural El Salvador (English)
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SEP 14, 2016 WPS7822 Policy Research Working Paper
Panama - Second Programmatic Shared Prosperity Development Policy Financing Project : chair summary (English)
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SEP 08, 2016 108253 Board Summary
Pakistan - Capacity Building of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics : P151554 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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SEP 07, 2016 ISR24557 Implementation Status and Results Report
Uganda - Private Power Generation (Bujagali), Water Management and Development, and Third Phase of Energy for Rural Transformation Projects : notice of registration (English)
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SEP 06, 2016 108255 Inspection Panel Notice of Registration
Will market competition trump gender discrimination in India ? (English)
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SEP 06, 2016 WPS7814 Policy Research Working Paper
Expanding coverage of good quality private pensions (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 108318 Brief
Myanmar - National Community Driven Development Project (NCDDP) : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 108301 Procurement Plan
On the impact of demographic change on growth, savings, and poverty (English)
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AUG 29, 2016 WPS7805 Policy Research Working Paper
Uganda - Second Northern Uganda Social Action Fund Project (English)
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AUG 23, 2016 ICR3805 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Prevalence, economic contribution, and determinants of trees on farms across Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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AUG 23, 2016 WPS7802 Policy Research Working Paper
Bhutan - Remote Rural Communities Development Project : P123820 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)
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AUG 22, 2016 ISR24885 Implementation Status and Results Report
Impact of social assistance on labor market mobility : the case of Turkey (English)
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AUG 22, 2016 WPS7801 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Social Assistance System Strengthening Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 22, 2016 STEP177 Procurement Plan
Guatemala - First Public Finance, Accountability, and Improved Social Service Project (English)
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AUG 17, 2016 AB7874 Program Information Document
Synergies in child nutrition : interactions of food security, health and environment, and child care (English)
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AUG 15, 2016 WPS7794 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimating poverty rates in target populations : an assessment of the simple poverty scorecard and alternative approaches (English)
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AUG 15, 2016 WPS7793 Policy Research Working Paper