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Women managers and the gender-based gap in access to education : evidence from firm-level data in developing countries (English)

Several studies explore the differences in men’s and women’s labor market participation rates and wages. Some of these differences have been linked to gender disparities in education attainment and access. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7269 MAY 21, 2015

Amin,Mohammad; Islam,Asif Mohammed

Armenia - Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project : additional financing : resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project for Armenia is to improve access of rural communities to markets and services through upgrading of selected lifeline roads, and to strengthen the capacity of the ministry of transport and communication to manage the lifeline road network. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1081 MAY 18, 2015

The republic of beliefs : a new approach to ‘law and economics’ (English)

The discipline of law and economics deals with wide-ranging topics, from competition and environmental policy to crime control, and has been instrumental in determining how an economy performs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7259 MAY 07, 2015

Basu,Kaushik

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Reinsertion and Reintegration Project (English)

The objective of the Reinsertion and Reintegration Project for Congo, Democratic Republic of is to support the socio-economic reintegration of demobilized ex-combatants. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1244 MAY 04, 2015

Scaling up HIV treatment for MSM in Bangkok : what does it take? – a modelling and costing study (English)

The HIV epidemic amongst men who have sex with men (MSM) in Bangkok is substantial. The population size of MSM in Bangkok is 120,000-250,000, with approximately one-third (33.5 percent) considered high-risk, characterized by their young age, multiple partnerships, frequent unprotected anal intercourse, and sexual activities around MSM hotspots. ... See More +

Working Paper 96523 MAY 01, 2015

Zhang, Lei; Phanuphak, Nittaya; Henderson, Klara; Nonenoy, Siriporn; Srikaew, Sasiwan; Shattock, Andrew J; Kerr, Cliff C; Omune, Brenda; van Griensven, Frits; Osornprasop,Sutayut; Oelrichs,Robert; Ananworanich, Jintanat; Wilson, David P

Zambia - Girls Education and Womens Empowerment and Livelihoods Project (English)

The Girls Education and Womens Empowerment and Livelihoods Project for the Republic of Zambia will support the Government of Zambia to increase access to livelihood support for women and access to secondary education for disadvantaged adolescent girls in extremely poor households in selected districts. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1304 MAY 01, 2015

An examination of elderly co-residence in the developing world (English)

Co-residence is an important source of support for the elderly, especially in countries where pension systems do not cover most of the population. ... See More +

Brief 96557 MAY 01, 2015

Evans,Brooks Fox; Palacios,Robert J.

Chile - Development Policy Loan for the First Programmatic Social Inclusion for Shared Prosperity Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document 96176 APR 27, 2015

Armenia - Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project : additional financing : Resettlement policy framework for rehabilitation of selected sections of Lifeline Road Network (English)

The Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project for the Republic of Armenia will improve access of rural communities to markets and services through upgrading of selected lifeline roads, and to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Transport and Communication to manage the lifeline road network. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1791 APR 22, 2015

Investing in technical vocational education and training : does it yield large economic returns in Brazil ? (English)

Technical education and training has been dramatically expanding in Brazil recently. However, there remains no evidence on the cost effectiveness of this alternative track to a more general education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7246 APR 22, 2015

Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Anazawa,Leandro; Menezes Filho,Naercio; Vasconcellos,Ligia Maria De

Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the 91st meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015 (English)

This is a statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development and Rt. Hon. George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer at the ninety first meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015. ... See More +

Board Report 95913 APR 18, 2015

India - Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP786 APR 15, 2015

Resources and resourcefulness : gender, conflict, and artisanal mining communities in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)

Recent studies in the DRC tend to focus on human rights abuses or on the status of women, however few investigations examine the link between mining and sexual violence. ... See More +

Working Paper 95971 APR 10, 2015

India - Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environment management framework (English)

The objective of the Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project for India is to support the implementation of the Government of Madhya Pradesh’s vision for the higher education sector as articulated in the Vision 2018 Document and the State Higher Education Plan 2014. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4820 APR 10, 2015

“Missing girls” in the south Caucasus countries : trends, possible causes, and policy options (English)

Sex ratios at birth rose sharply in the South Caucasus countries after 1991, but recent data indicate that this trend is turning. What caused this rise, and what can be done to accelerate its normalization? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7236 APR 09, 2015

Das Gupta,Monica

Family planning and health (English)

The World Banks World Development Report 1993: Investing in Health, the sixteenth in the World Development Report series, examined the interplay between human health, health policy, and economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper 95458 APR 09, 2015

Cochrane, Susan H.; Merrick, Thomas W.

Report to the Board from the Human Resources Committee : refinement of country office compensation (English)

The Committee welcomed the discussion, and concurred with Management that attracting and retaining a highly-qualified and engaged staff in client countries is a key to achieving WBG twin goals. ... See More +

Board Report 96418 APR 06, 2015

The role of transnational family distribution in shaping remittance flows (English)

Migration experiences are often associated with some sort of transnational economic activity which connects the past and the present of migrants abroad, and specifically with remittances. ... See More +

Working Paper 96200 APR 01, 2015

Bartolini, Laura

Georgia - East-West Highway Corridor Improvement Project : resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the East-West Highway Corridor Improvement Project for Georgia is to facilitate access of rural populations within the program area to public services, logistics corridors, and employment opportunities through the improvement of rural road infrastructure and strengthening of the decentralized road management. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1039 APR 01, 2015

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Women managers and the gender-based gap in access to education : evidence from firm-level data in developing countries (English)
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MAY 21, 2015 WPS7269 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project : additional financing : resettlement policy framework (English)
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MAY 18, 2015 SFG1081 Resettlement Plan
The republic of beliefs : a new approach to ‘law and economics’ (English)
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MAY 07, 2015 WPS7259 Policy Research Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Reinsertion and Reintegration Project (English)
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MAY 04, 2015 PAD1244 Project Appraisal Document
Scaling up HIV treatment for MSM in Bangkok : what does it take? – a modelling and costing study (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96523 Working Paper
Zambia - Girls Education and Womens Empowerment and Livelihoods Project (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 PAD1304 Project Appraisal Document
An examination of elderly co-residence in the developing world (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96557 Brief
Chile - Development Policy Loan for the First Programmatic Social Inclusion for Shared Prosperity Operation Project (English)
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APR 27, 2015 96176 Program Information Document
Armenia - Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project : additional financing : Resettlement policy framework for rehabilitation of selected sections of Lifeline Road Network (English)
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APR 22, 2015 RP1791 Resettlement Plan
Investing in technical vocational education and training : does it yield large economic returns in Brazil ? (English)
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APR 22, 2015 WPS7246 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the 91st meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015 (English)
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APR 18, 2015 95913 Board Report
India - Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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APR 15, 2015 IPP786 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Resources and resourcefulness : gender, conflict, and artisanal mining communities in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)
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APR 10, 2015 95971 Working Paper
India - Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environment management framework (English)
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APR 10, 2015 E4820 Environmental Assessment
Cote dIvoire - Emergency Basic Education Support Project : procurement plan : Cote dIvoire - Emergency Basic Education Support Project : procurement plan (French)
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APR 10, 2015 95925 Procurement Plan
“Missing girls” in the south Caucasus countries : trends, possible causes, and policy options (English)
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APR 09, 2015 WPS7236 Policy Research Working Paper
Family planning and health (English)
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APR 09, 2015 95458 Working Paper
Report to the Board from the Human Resources Committee : refinement of country office compensation (English)
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APR 06, 2015 96418 Board Report
The role of transnational family distribution in shaping remittance flows (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96200 Working Paper
Georgia - East-West Highway Corridor Improvement Project : resettlement policy framework (English)
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APR 01, 2015 SFG1039 Resettlement Plan