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Mongolia - Employment Support Project : environmental assessment : Орчны болон нийгмийн удирдлагын хүрээ (Mongolian)

The Mongolia Employment Support Project (MESP) will be implemented by the Ministry of Laborand Social Protection (MLSP) with support from the World Bank. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2708 DEC 01, 2016

Razat,Maya English Disclosed

Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : additional financing - environmental assessment : Environmental impact assessment : executive summary (English)

The Medium Cities Development Project for Vietnam is to increase access to improved urban infrastructure services in the project cities in a sustainable and efficient manner. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2692 NOV 29, 2016

Nguyen,Giang Thi Huong Disclosed

Grow, invest, insure : a game plan to end extreme poverty by 2030 (English)

As global extreme poverty has fallen -- by one measure, from close to 2 billion people in 1990 to about 700 million today -- the world has learned about antipoverty strategies that work. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7892 NOV 15, 2016

Gill,Indermit S.; Revenga,Ana L.; Zeballos,Christian Disclosed

Benefits of electrification and the role of reliability : evidence from India (English)

This paper estimates the welfare impact of rural electrification in India using nationally representative household panel survey data for 2005 and 2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7889 NOV 14, 2016

Samad,Hussain A.; Zhang,Fan Disclosed

Model and methods for estimating the number of people living in extreme poverty because of the direct impacts of natural disasters (English)

Natural disasters have an impact on poverty through many different channels -- economic growth, health, schooling, behaviors -- that are difficult to quantify. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7887 NOV 14, 2016

Rozenberg,Julie; Hallegatte,Stephane Disclosed

Socioeconomic resilience : multi-hazard estimates in 117 countries (English)

This paper presents a model to assess the socioeconomic resilience to natural disasters of an economy, defined as its capacity to mitigate the impact of disaster-related asset losses on welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7886 NOV 14, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore,Mook; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Children left behind in China : the role of school fees (English)

The barriers faced by Chinese rural-urban migrants to access social services, particularly education, in host cities could help explain why the majority of migrants choose to leave their children behind. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7881 NOV 07, 2016

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Huang,Yang; Selod,Harris Disclosed

Transit migration : all roads lead to America (English)

The paths of many migrants include multiple destinations and transit routes, yet this pattern is almost never reflected in empirical analyses. For example, 9 percent of recent immigrants to the United States arrived from a transit country as opposed to the country where they were born. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7880 NOV 07, 2016

Artuc,Erhan; Ozden,Caglar Disclosed

China - Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project : environmental assessment : Pest management plan (English)

The development objective of the Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project for China is put forward the pilot demonstration industry chain development model in the selected project area to increase farmers' income. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2614 NOV 03, 2016

Tian,Yunqing Disclosed

New rural access index : main determinants and correlation to poverty (English)

Transport connectivity is essential to sustain inclusive growth in developing countries, where many rural populations and businesses are still considered to be unconnected to the domestic, regional, or global market. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7876 NOV 02, 2016

Iimi,Atsushi; Ahmed,A.K. Farhad; Anderson,Edward Charles; Diehl,Adam Stone; Maiyo,Laban; Peralta Quiros,Tatiana; Rao,Kulwinder Singh Disclosed

Tanzania - Strategic Cities Project : additional financing - resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan update report for the Arusha landfill-buffer zone (English)

The main objective of this Additional Financing of the Tanzania Strategic Cities Project is to provide an agreed plan for the resettlement and compensation of persons affected by land acquisition of these projects under TSCP-AF. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2592 OCT 24, 2016

Babijes,Roderick M. Disclosed

Liberia - Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)

This program document proposes a Third Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation (PRSDPO-III) to the Republic of Liberia for SDR 28.7 million (US$40 million equivalent) in grants which includes US$8 million from the Crisis Response Window (CRW). ... See More +

Program Document 105163 OCT 21, 2016

Disclosed

Conflict and Poverty in Afghanistan's Transition (English)

Despite record economic growth for more than a decade, poverty has remained stubbornly high in Afghanistan, especially in the regions that suffered less from conflict. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7864 OCT 17, 2016

Floreani,Vincent Arthur; Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Rama,Martin G. Disclosed

Do the poor pay twice? Impact of corruption in the Kyrgyz Republic (English)

This study examines household perceptions and experiences with corruption in the Kyrgyz Republic. The aims of the study are two-fold: first, to assess the level of administrative corruption in public service agencies, and second, to assess the impact of corruption on different income groups. ... See More +

Working Paper 109235 OCT 14, 2016

Disclosed

A first step up the energy ladder ? low cost solar kits and household's welfare in Rural Rwanda (English)

More than 1.1 billion people in developing countries are lacking access to electricity. Based on the assumption that electricity is a prerequisite for human development, the United Nations has proclaimed the goal of providing electricity to all by 2030. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7859 OCT 12, 2016

Grimm,Michael; Munyehirwe,Anicet; Peters,Jorg; Sievert,Maximiliane Disclosed

Unequal opportunity, unequal growth (English)

This paper argues that inequality can be both good and bad for growth, depending on what inequality and whose growth. Unequal societies may be holding back one segment of the population while helping another. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7853 OCT 11, 2016

Marrero,Gustavo Alberto; Rodriguez,Juan Gabriel; Van Der Weide,Roy Disclosed

Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity : Հայաստան - Աղքատության նվազեցում եւ ընդհանուր բարեկեցության (Luhya,Armenian)

Economic growth translated into higher levels of consumption for all parts of the welfare distribution and lower poverty. Consumption growth for the bottom 40 was lower than for the total of the population. ... See More +

Working Paper 108742 OCT 04, 2016

Sinha,Nistha; Meyer,Moritz; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; ErvynKhan, Kadeem; Tsirunyan,Sasun A. Disclosed

Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity (English)

Economic growth translated into higher levels of consumption for all parts of the welfare distribution and lower poverty. Consumption growth for the bottom 40 was lower than for the total of the population. ... See More +

Working Paper 108742 OCT 04, 2016

Sinha,Nistha; Meyer,Moritz; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; ErvynKhan, Kadeem; Tsirunyan,Sasun A. Disclosed

Retooling poverty targeting using out-of-sample validation and machine learning (English)

Proxy means test (PMT) poverty targeting tools have become common tools for beneficiary targeting and poverty assessment where full means tests are costly. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7849 OCT 04, 2016

Mcbride,Linden; Nichols,Austin Disclosed

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Mongolia - Employment Support Project : environmental assessment : Орчны болон нийгмийн удирдлагын хүрээ (Mongolian)
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DEC 01, 2016 SFG2708 Environmental Assessment English
Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : additional financing - environmental assessment : Environmental impact assessment : executive summary (English)
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NOV 29, 2016 SFG2692 Environmental Assessment
Grow, invest, insure : a game plan to end extreme poverty by 2030 (English)
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NOV 15, 2016 WPS7892 Policy Research Working Paper
Benefits of electrification and the role of reliability : evidence from India (English)
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NOV 14, 2016 WPS7889 Policy Research Working Paper
Model and methods for estimating the number of people living in extreme poverty because of the direct impacts of natural disasters (English)
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NOV 14, 2016 WPS7887 Policy Research Working Paper
Socioeconomic resilience : multi-hazard estimates in 117 countries (English)
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NOV 14, 2016 WPS7886 Policy Research Working Paper
Children left behind in China : the role of school fees (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 WPS7881 Policy Research Working Paper
Transit migration : all roads lead to America (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 WPS7880 Policy Research Working Paper
Mali - Skills Development and Youth Employment Project : implementation support mission - October 24 to November 5, 2016 : Mali - Projet de Développement des Compétences et Emploi des Jeunes (PROCEJ) : mission d’appui à la mise en oeuvre - 24 Octobre au 5 Novembre 2016 (French)
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NOV 05, 2016 110663 Aide Memoire
China - Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project : environmental assessment : Pest management plan (English)
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NOV 03, 2016 SFG2614 Environmental Assessment
New rural access index : main determinants and correlation to poverty (English)
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NOV 02, 2016 WPS7876 Policy Research Working Paper
Tanzania - Strategic Cities Project : additional financing - resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan update report for the Arusha landfill-buffer zone (English)
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OCT 24, 2016 SFG2592 Resettlement Plan
Liberia - Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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OCT 21, 2016 105163 Program Document
Conflict and Poverty in Afghanistan's Transition (English)
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OCT 17, 2016 WPS7864 Policy Research Working Paper
Do the poor pay twice? Impact of corruption in the Kyrgyz Republic (English)
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OCT 14, 2016 109235 Working Paper
A first step up the energy ladder ? low cost solar kits and household's welfare in Rural Rwanda (English)
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OCT 12, 2016 WPS7859 Policy Research Working Paper
Unequal opportunity, unequal growth (English)
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OCT 11, 2016 WPS7853 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity : Հայաստան - Աղքատության նվազեցում եւ ընդհանուր բարեկեցության (Luhya,Armenian)
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OCT 04, 2016 108742 Working Paper
Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity (English)
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OCT 04, 2016 108742 Working Paper
Retooling poverty targeting using out-of-sample validation and machine learning (English)
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OCT 04, 2016 WPS7849 Policy Research Working Paper