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Gender gap in pay in the Russian Federation : twenty years later, still a concern (English)

This paper decomposes the gender gap in pay in the Russian Federation along the earnings distribution for the period 1996–2011. The analysis uses a reweighted, recentered influence function decomposition that allows estimating the contribution of each covariate on the wage structure and composition effects along the earnings distribution. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7407 AUG 27, 2015

Atencio,Andrea; Posadas,Josefina

Pakistan - FATA Temporarily Displaced Persons Emergency Recovery Project (English)

The development objective of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) Emergency Recovery Project for Pakistan is to support the early recovery of families affected by the militancy crisis, promote child health, and strengthen emergency response safety net delivery systems in the affected areas of FATA. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1345 AUG 12, 2015

Afghanistan - Second Education Quality Improvement Program Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Second Education Quality Improvement Program Project for Afghanistan is to increase equitable access to quality basic education especially for girls through school grants, teacher training and strengthened institutional capacity with support from communities and private providers. ... See More +

Project Paper RES20388 AUG 10, 2015

Lahire,Nathalie

Gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia (English)

This paper studies gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia. Using the National Census of Population and Housing 2012 and an estimation method analogous to difference-in-differences, the paper finds that the intersection of gender and indigenous identity confers cumulative disadvantage for indigenous women in literacy, years of schooling, and primary and secondary school completion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7387 AUG 10, 2015

Reimao,Maira Emy Nakayama; Tas,Emcet Oktay

Thirty years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Argentina : an assessment of the national health response (English)

This study analyzes the national and inter-provincial burden of disease, the demographics of new HIV cases, the demand and supply-sides of service delivery, and conducts a cost-benefit analysis of the National HIV/AIDS Program over the last decade. ... See More +

Publication 97933 AUG 06, 2015

Lavadenz,Fernando; Pantanali,Carla; Zeballos Veraloza,Maria Eliana

Yemen - Integrated Urban Development Project (IUDP) : environmental assessment : Social safeguards issues and ARAP (English)

The objectives of the Integrated Urban Development Project (IUDP) are to: (i) improve access to basic services in select informal settlements in urban areas in Taiz; and (ii) strengthen dialogue on national framework for urban upgrading. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1316 AUG 01, 2015

Philippines - Harnessing Agribusiness Opportunities through Robust and Vibrant Entrepreneurship Supportive of Peaceful Transformation Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement and compensation framework (English)

The objective of the Harnessing Agribusiness Opportunities through Robust and Vibrant Entrepreneurship Supportive of Peaceful Transformation Project (HARVEST) for Philippines is to generate investment and create sustainable jobs and income generation opportunities in Bangsamoro territory. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1311 AUG 01, 2015

Senegal - Education for All-Fast Track Initiative Catalytic Fund Project (English)

Ratings for the Education for All-Fast Track Initiative Catalytic Fund Project for Senegal 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 also moderate; satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2644 JUL 29, 2015

Lower bounds on inequality of opportunity and measurement error (English)

When measuring inequality of opportunity, researchers usually opt to eliminate within-type variation. Provided that in practice it is impossible to observe all circumstances, this implies that the researcher estimates a lower bound of the true level of inequality of opportunity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7379 JUL 28, 2015

Balcazar Salazar,Carlos Felipe

Pakistan - Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) Emergency Recovery Project : environmental plan : Environmental and social management plan (English)

The development objective of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) Emergency Recovery Project for Pakistan is to support the early recovery of families affected by the militancy crisis, promote child health, and strengthen emergency response safety net delivery systems in the affected areas of FATA. ... See More +

Environmental Action Plan SFG1233 JUL 22, 2015

Naoko

India - Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan for Khurja-Dadri section (English)

The development objectives of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project for India are to: (a) provide additional rail transport capacity, improved service quality, and higher freight throughput on the 343 kilo meter (km) Khurja and Kanpur section of the Eastern rail corridor; and (b) develop the institutional capacity of the dedicated freight corridor corporation of India limited to build and maintain the dedicated freight corridor infrastructure network. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1209 JUL 21, 2015

Can minimum wages close the gender wage gap ? evidence from Indonesia (English)

Using manufacturing plant-level census data, this paper demonstrates that minimum wage increases in Indonesia reduced gender wage gaps among production workers, with heterogeneous impacts by level of education and position of the firm in the wage distribution. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7364 JUL 13, 2015

Hallward-Driemeier,Mary C.; Rijkers,Bob; Waxman,Andrew R.

The next wave of deaths from Ebola ? the impact of health care worker mortality (English)

The ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa has put a huge strain on already weak health systems. Ebola deaths have been disproportionately concentrated among health care workers, exacerbating existing skill shortages in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone in a way that will negatively affect the health of the populations even after Ebola has been eliminated. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7344 JUL 08, 2015

Evans,David; Goldstein,Markus P.; Popova,Anna

Serbia - Floods Emergency and Recovery Project (FERP): resettlement plan (English)

The objective of the Floods Emergency and Recovery Project (FERP) is to help restore power system capability to reliably meet domestic demand, protect livelihoods of farmers in flood affected areas, protect people and assets from floods and improve the Republic of Serbia capacity to respond effectively to disasters. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1211 JUL 07, 2015

Serrano,Rozena

Driving development with tertiary education reforms (English)

Tertiary education refers to all postsecondary education, including but not limited to universities. Although universities are a key part of all tertiary education systems, in recent years a diverse and growing set of public and private tertiary institutions in every country—colleges, technical training institutes, community colleges, nursing schools, research laboratories, centers of excellence, distance learning centers, and many more—form a network of institutions that prepare students for application of knowledge at an advanced level. ... See More +

Brief 98454 JUL 01, 2015

Reaching girls, transforming lives (English)

In many countries today, primary and secondary school enrolment rates are the same for boys andgirls. Two-thirds of all countries have reached gender parity in primary enrolment. ... See More +

Brief 98450 JUL 01, 2015

Economics of lifting sanctions on Iran (English)

July has been unusually active for the global economy this year. First, there was Greece’s debt crisis, a referendum on the terms of a bailout, and ensuing negotiations over debt relief. ... See More +

Brief 98801 JUL 01, 2015

Mottaghi,Lili

Armenia - Electricity Supply Reliability Project : resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Electricity Supply Reliability Project for Armenia is to increase the reliability and capacity of the transmission network. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1324 JUL 01, 2015

Kochnakyan,Artur

Armenia - Electricity Supply Reliability Project : resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Electricity Supply Reliability Project for Armenia is to increase the reliability and capacity of the transmission network. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1323 JUL 01, 2015

Kochnakyan,Artur

Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society (English)

Morocco saw significant progress in terms economic, social and human development outcomes during the past decade. Women, as men, benefitted from such progress and increased access to services. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 97778 JUN 30, 2015

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Gender gap in pay in the Russian Federation : twenty years later, still a concern (English)
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AUG 27, 2015 WPS7407 Policy Research Working Paper
Pakistan - FATA Temporarily Displaced Persons Emergency Recovery Project (English)
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AUG 12, 2015 PAD1345 Project Appraisal Document
Afghanistan - Second Education Quality Improvement Program Project : restructuring (English)
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AUG 10, 2015 RES20388 Project Paper
Gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia (English)
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AUG 10, 2015 WPS7387 Policy Research Working Paper
Thirty years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Argentina : an assessment of the national health response (English)
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AUG 06, 2015 97933 Publication
Yemen - Integrated Urban Development Project (IUDP) : environmental assessment : Social safeguards issues and ARAP (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 SFG1316 Environmental Assessment
Philippines - Harnessing Agribusiness Opportunities through Robust and Vibrant Entrepreneurship Supportive of Peaceful Transformation Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement and compensation framework (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 SFG1311 Resettlement Plan
Senegal - Education for All-Fast Track Initiative Catalytic Fund Project (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 ICR2644 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Lower bounds on inequality of opportunity and measurement error (English)
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JUL 28, 2015 WPS7379 Policy Research Working Paper
Pakistan - Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) Emergency Recovery Project : environmental plan : Environmental and social management plan (English)
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JUL 22, 2015 SFG1233 Environmental Action Plan
India - Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan for Khurja-Dadri section (English)
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JUL 21, 2015 SFG1209 Resettlement Plan
Can minimum wages close the gender wage gap ? evidence from Indonesia (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7364 Policy Research Working Paper
The next wave of deaths from Ebola ? the impact of health care worker mortality (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 WPS7344 Policy Research Working Paper
Serbia - Floods Emergency and Recovery Project (FERP): resettlement plan (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 SFG1211 Resettlement Plan
Driving development with tertiary education reforms (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98454 Brief
Reaching girls, transforming lives (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98450 Brief
Economics of lifting sanctions on Iran (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98801 Brief
Armenia - Electricity Supply Reliability Project : resettlement policy framework (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 SFG1324 Resettlement Plan
Armenia - Electricity Supply Reliability Project : resettlement policy framework (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 SFG1323 Environmental Assessment
Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 97778 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)