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The impact of household food consumption data collection methods on poverty and inequality measures in Niger (English)

This paper assesses the impact of three methodologies of food data collection on the welfare distribution, and poverty and inequality measures in Niger. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7090 NOV 01, 2014

Backiny-Yetna, Prospere; Steele, Diane; Djima, Ismael Yacoubou

Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project : ethnic minority policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project for Vietnam is to contribute to the deployment and implementation of the agricultural restructuring plan (ARP) by providing capacity building and organizational development to the sector and re-organizing production to increase value addition and sustainability of rice and coffee sub-sectors in two key commodity production zones of Vietnam such as Mekong delta and Central Highlands regions. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP752 NOV 01, 2014

Can agricultural households farm their way out of poverty ? (English)

This paper examines the determinants of agricultural productivity and its link to poverty using nationally representative data from the Nigeria General Household Survey Panel, 2010/11. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7093 NOV 01, 2014

Oseni, Gbemisola; McGee, Kevin; Dabalen, Andrew

Should income inequality be reduced and who should benefit ? redistributive preferences in Europe and Central Asia (English)

This paper examines support for reducing inequality and for income redistribution to specific groups in Europe and Central Asia. The paper uses the Life in Transition Survey to analyze cross-country differences in redistributive preferences and the determinants of individual-level differences in such preferences. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7097 NOV 01, 2014

Cojocaru, Alexandru; Diagne, Mame Fatou

Success in difficult environments : a portfolio analysis of fragile and conflict-affected states (English)

The World Bank Group has identi?ed support to fragile and con?ict-affected states as a strategic priority. This paper provides a systematic portfolio review of the International Development Association-funded projects in fragile and conflict-affected states during 2001 to 2013 and a detailed empirical analysis of the correlations between project and country-level characteristics with project outcome ratings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7098 NOV 01, 2014

Ralston, Laura

Poverty and the spatial distribution of rural population (English)

According to global spatial data sets in 2000 more than one-third of the rural population in developing countries was located on less favored agricultural land and areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7101 NOV 01, 2014

Barbier, Edward B.; Hochard, Jacob P.

Transitioning from low-income growth to high-income growth : is there a middle income trap ? (English)

Is there a "middle income trap"? Theory suggests that the determinants of growth at low and high income levels may be different. If countries struggle to transition from growth strategies that are effective at low income levels to growth strategies that are effective at high income levels, they may stagnate at some middle income level; this phenomenon can be thought of as a "middle income trap." ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7104 NOV 01, 2014

Bulman, David; Eden, Maya; Nguyen, Ha

Rent imputation for welfare measurement : a review of methodologies and empirical findings (English)

As well acknowledged in the literature, housing is often the dominant consumption good for most households. As such, it should be included in a comprehensive welfare aggregate to measure people's living standards accurately. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7103 NOV 01, 2014

Balcazar, Carlos Felipe; Ceriani, Lidia; Olivieri, Sergio; Ranzani, Marco

Twinning the goals : how can promoting shared prosperity help to reduce global poverty ? (English)

In 2013, the World Bank adopted two goals: First, reduce global extreme poverty to 3 percent by 2030. Second, promote shared prosperity defined as the income growth of the bottom 40 percent of the population within a country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7106 NOV 01, 2014

Lakner, Christoph; Negre, Mario; Prydz, Espen Beer

Income diversification patterns in rural Sub-Saharan Africa : reassessing the evidence (English)

Is Africa's rural economy transforming as its economies grow? This paper uses comparable income aggregates from 41 national household surveys from 22 countries to explore the extent of income diversification among rural households in Sub-Saharan Africa, and to look at how income diversification in Sub-Saharan Africa compares with other regions, taking into account differences in levels of development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7108 NOV 01, 2014

Davis, Benjamin; Di Giuseppe, Stefania; Zezza, Alberto

Does livestock ownership affect animal source foods consumption and child nutritional status ? evidence from rural Uganda (English)

In many developing countries, consumption of animal source foods among the poor is still at a level where increasing its share in total caloric intake may have many positive nutritional benefits. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7111 NOV 01, 2014

Azzarri, Carlo; Cross, Elizabeth; Haile, Beliyou; Zezza, Alberto

Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7666 OCT 31, 2014

Philippines - Second National Roads Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 33 of 34) : Social and environmental management systems and policy framework and operations manual (English)

The objective of the Second Roads Improvement Project for the Philippines is to establish an environmentally, socially and financially sustainable management system for an improved National Roads System (NRS). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1467 OCT 30, 2014

Department of Public Works and Highways, Environmental and Social Services Office (ESSO)

Human Resources Committee : minutes of the meeting held on Monday, October 29, 2014 (English)

Minutes 92190 OCT 29, 2014

Executive directors' work program : IBRD/IDA/IFC/MIGA chronological listing of items (FY15 QII to FY15 QIV) (English)

The report includes the thematic and chronological listing of items pertaining to the Board and and committees work programs for the second quarter of FY15 to the fourth quarter of FY15. ... See More +

Board Report 91875 OCT 28, 2014

Benin economic update (Fall 2014) : Le point de la situation économique du Bénin (Automne 2014) (French)

Benin has made substantial progress over the past decade in reinforcing macroeconomic stability, which has laid the foundation for modest but accelerating growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 91655 OCT 23, 2014

Toure, Boulel; MacWilliam, David Cal

Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : resettlement policy framework : Marco de politica de reasentamiento involuntario (Spanish)

The Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project Development Objective is to increase the socio-economic inclusion of rural poor (small producers, indigenous people, and rural workers) by: (a) strengthening their organizational, planning and management capacity to achieve poverty-reduction goals; (b) improving their access to community infrastructure and services; and (c) piloting a new model for developing sustainable access to market. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1115 OCT 23, 2014

Rwanda - Social Protection Systems Support Project (English)

Program Information Document 92610 OCT 23, 2014

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The impact of household food consumption data collection methods on poverty and inequality measures in Niger (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7090 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project : ethnic minority policy framework (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 IPP752 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Can agricultural households farm their way out of poverty ? (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7093 Policy Research Working Paper
Should income inequality be reduced and who should benefit ? redistributive preferences in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7097 Policy Research Working Paper
Success in difficult environments : a portfolio analysis of fragile and conflict-affected states (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7098 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty and the spatial distribution of rural population (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7101 Policy Research Working Paper
Transitioning from low-income growth to high-income growth : is there a middle income trap ? (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7104 Policy Research Working Paper
Rent imputation for welfare measurement : a review of methodologies and empirical findings (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7103 Policy Research Working Paper
Twinning the goals : how can promoting shared prosperity help to reduce global poverty ? (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7106 Policy Research Working Paper
Income diversification patterns in rural Sub-Saharan Africa : reassessing the evidence (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7108 Policy Research Working Paper
Does livestock ownership affect animal source foods consumption and child nutritional status ? evidence from rural Uganda (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7111 Policy Research Working Paper
Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Project (English)
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OCT 31, 2014 AB7666 Program Information Document
Philippines - Second National Roads Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 33 of 34) : Social and environmental management systems and policy framework and operations manual (English)
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OCT 30, 2014 E1467 Environmental Assessment
Human Resources Committee : minutes of the meeting held on Monday, October 29, 2014 (English)
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OCT 29, 2014 92190 Minutes
Executive directors' work program : IBRD/IDA/IFC/MIGA chronological listing of items (FY15 QII to FY15 QIV) (English)
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OCT 28, 2014 91875 Board Report
Middle East and North Africa - Regional Coordination on Improved Water Resources Management and Capacity Building Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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OCT 28, 2014 92241 Procurement Plan
Committe on Governance and Executive Directors Administrative Matters, Held on October 28, 2014 (English)
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OCT 28, 2014 92226 Minutes
Benin economic update (Fall 2014) : Le point de la situation économique du Bénin (Automne 2014) (French)
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OCT 23, 2014 91655 Working Paper
Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : resettlement policy framework : Marco de politica de reasentamiento involuntario (Spanish)
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OCT 23, 2014 RP1115 Resettlement Plan
Rwanda - Social Protection Systems Support Project (English)
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OCT 23, 2014 92610 Program Information Document