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Beyond income poverty : nonmonetary dimensions of poverty in Uganda (English)

The proportion of Ugandan households living in poverty reduced by more than half between 1993 and 2013. Using household survey data, this paper analyzes nonmonetary dimensions of poverty in Uganda for levels and trends, to explore whether the observed reduction in monetary-based poverty are reflected in the nonmonetary indicators of poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8111 JUN 23, 2017

Etang Ndip,Alvin; Tsimpo,Clarence Disclosed

Ukraine - Country partnership framework for the period FY17-21 (English)

The Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Ukraine covers the 5 years from FY17 to FY21. The CPF is aligned with the objectives of the country’s development strategy as outlined in the Government Program and Action Plan adopted in April 2017 and is based on the findings and recommendations of the World Bank Group (WBG) Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) for Ukraine. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 114516 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Employment multipliers over the business cycle (English)

This paper estimates dynamic employment multipliers in a U.S. county during 1998-2015. On average, one exogenous tradable job gain creates 1.1 jobs in the rest of the county economy in the same year, but is offset by losses of 0.23 job one year later and 0.32 job two years later. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8105 JUN 19, 2017

Nguyen,Ha Minh; Soh,Jiaming Disclosed

Estimating the welfare costs of reforming the Iraq public distribution system : a mixed demand approach (English)

The Iraqi Public Distribution System is the largest universal, in-kind subsidy system in the world. In 2012, the Public Distribution System transfers accounted for as much as 30 percent of incomes of the poorest 10 percent of the Iraqi population and provided 70 percent of the calories of the poorest 40 percent. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8106 JUN 19, 2017

Krishnan,Nandini; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel; Ramadan,Racha Disclosed

But … what is the poverty rate today? testing poverty nowcasting methods in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Poverty estimates usually lag behind two years, which makes it difficult to provide real-time poverty analysis to assess the impact of economic crisis and shocks among the less well-off, and subsequently limits policy responses. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8104 JUN 19, 2017

Caruso,German Daniel; Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Malasquez,Eduardo; Scot,Thiago; Castaneda, R. Andres Disclosed

Strengthening domestic resource mobilization : moving from theory to practice in low- and middle-income countries (English)

This report presents an overview of current trends in tax policy, tax administration, and international taxation and provides a broad landscape of practical examples drawn from World Bank operations across global practices over the past several decades. ... See More +

Publication 116658 JUN 16, 2017

Junquera-Varela,Raul Felix; Verhoeven,Marinus; Shukla,Gangadhar Prasad; Haven,Bernard James; Awasthi,Rajul; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca Disclosed

Tunisia - Social Protection Reforms Support Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Social Protection Reforms Support Project for Tunisia is to strengthen institutional capacity to design social protection reforms and improve targeting of safety net programs. ... See More +

Project Paper RES23345 JUN 15, 2017

Huchard,Marie Agnes Ndour Disclosed

Heterogeneous effects of rural electrification: evidence from Bangladesh (English)

Achieving universal access to electricity is one of the most important energy policy goals set by governments in the developing world. The recent empirical literature, however, paints a mixed picture about the economic viability of rural electrification. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8102 JUN 12, 2017

Samad,Hussain A.; Zhang,Fan Disclosed

India - Amaravati Sustainable Capital City Development Project : request for inspection (English)

On May 25, 2017, the Inspection Panel received a Request for Inspection of the proposed India Amaravati Sustainable Capital City Development Project. ... See More +

Inspection Panel Notice of Registration 116345 JUN 12, 2017

Disclosed

Prices, Engel curves, and time-space deflation : impacts on poverty and inequality in Vietnam (English)

Many developing countries lack spatially disaggregated price data. Some analysts use "no-price" methods by using a food Engel curve to derive the deflator as that needed for nominally similar households to have equal food shares in all regions and time periods. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8097 JUN 09, 2017

Gibson,John David; Le,Trinh; Kim,Bonggeun Disclosed

Multidimensional poverty in the Philippines, 2004-13 : do choices for weighting, identification and aggregation matter ? (English)

Multidimensional poverty comparisons can be sensitive to the choice of welfare indicators, the weights assigned to the indicators, as well as the aggregate poverty measure used. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8099 JUN 09, 2017

Datt,Gaurav Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 10) : Environmental and social management plan for construction of a school for hundred seats in the village of Krasar (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 17) : Environmental and social management plan - Construction of a new community center in Verin Karmir Aghbyur Community (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 11) : Environmental and social management plan - Reconstruction of the Kindergarten building in Lermontovo community and construction of a new block (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 23) : Environmental and social review checklist for construction of a new DRR in Zar Community and reconstruction of water intake system (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social review checklist for reconstruction of the water distribution network inAnker community (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 21) : Environmental and social management plan for construction of a school in the village of Vardaqar (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social review checklist for extension of potable water distribution network in Akhlatyan Community (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 22) : Environmental and social review checklist for construction of new potable water pipeline in the village of Voskepar (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 24) : Environmental and social review checklist for construction of new DRR in Zovashen Community (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

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Beyond income poverty : nonmonetary dimensions of poverty in Uganda (English)
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JUN 23, 2017 WPS8111 Policy Research Working Paper
Ukraine - Country partnership framework for the period FY17-21 (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 114516 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Employment multipliers over the business cycle (English)
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JUN 19, 2017 WPS8105 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimating the welfare costs of reforming the Iraq public distribution system : a mixed demand approach (English)
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JUN 19, 2017 WPS8106 Policy Research Working Paper
But … what is the poverty rate today? testing poverty nowcasting methods in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 19, 2017 WPS8104 Policy Research Working Paper
Strengthening domestic resource mobilization : moving from theory to practice in low- and middle-income countries (English)
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JUN 16, 2017 116658 Publication
Tunisia - Social Protection Reforms Support Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 15, 2017 RES23345 Project Paper
Heterogeneous effects of rural electrification: evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 12, 2017 WPS8102 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Amaravati Sustainable Capital City Development Project : request for inspection (English)
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JUN 12, 2017 116345 Inspection Panel Notice of Registration
Prices, Engel curves, and time-space deflation : impacts on poverty and inequality in Vietnam (English)
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JUN 09, 2017 WPS8097 Policy Research Working Paper
Multidimensional poverty in the Philippines, 2004-13 : do choices for weighting, identification and aggregation matter ? (English)
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JUN 09, 2017 WPS8099 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 10) : Environmental and social management plan for construction of a school for hundred seats in the village of Krasar (English)
See More +
JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 17) : Environmental and social management plan - Construction of a new community center in Verin Karmir Aghbyur Community (English)
See More +
JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 11) : Environmental and social management plan - Reconstruction of the Kindergarten building in Lermontovo community and construction of a new block (English)
See More +
JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 23) : Environmental and social review checklist for construction of a new DRR in Zar Community and reconstruction of water intake system (English)
See More +
JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social review checklist for reconstruction of the water distribution network inAnker community (English)
See More +
JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 21) : Environmental and social management plan for construction of a school in the village of Vardaqar (English)
See More +
JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social review checklist for extension of potable water distribution network in Akhlatyan Community (English)
See More +
JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 22) : Environmental and social review checklist for construction of new potable water pipeline in the village of Voskepar (English)
See More +
JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 24) : Environmental and social review checklist for construction of new DRR in Zovashen Community (English)
See More +
JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment