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Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality of, and access to, community infrastructure and to enhance the Armenia social investment fund's capacity to design and deliver inter-community social and economic development initiatives. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1702 NOV 14, 2014

Argentina - Second Rural Education Improvement Project (English)

The objective of the Second Rural Education Improvement Project for Argentina is to support the national government to reduce repetition rates in primary education and increase enrollment in, and completion rates of, secondary education, all in Argentina’s rural areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD557 NOV 05, 2014

Philippines - Second National Roads Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 34 of 34) : Land acquisition, resettlement, rehabilitation, and indigenous peoples (LARRIP) policy framework (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 NOV 03, 2014

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

Promoting women's economic empowerment : what works ? (English)

A review of rigorous evaluations of interventions that seek to empower women economically shows that the same class of interventions has significantly different outcomes depending on the client. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7087 NOV 01, 2014

Buvinic, Mayra; Furst-Nichols, Rebecca

The gendered labor market impacts of trade liberalization : evidence from Brazil (English)

This paper investigates gender differences in the impact of Brazil's trade liberalization on labor market outcomes. To identify the causal effect of trade reforms, the paper uses difference-in-difference estimation exploiting variation across microregions in pre-liberalization industry composition. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7095 NOV 01, 2014

Gaddis, Isis; Pieters, Janneke

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

Rewarding safer sex : conditional cash transfers for HIV/STI prevention (English)

Incentive-based policies have been shown to be powerful in many areas of behavior, but have rarely been tested in the sexual domain. The Rewarding Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention and Control in Tanzania (RESPECT) study is a randomized controlled trial testing the hypothesis that a system of rapid feedback and positive reinforcement that uses cash as the primary incentive can be used to reduce risky sexual activity among young people, male and female, who are at high risk of HIV infection. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7099 NOV 01, 2014

de Walque, Damien; Dow, William H.; Nathan, Rose

Weather shocks and health at birth in Colombia (English)

Poor health at birth has negative long-run effects on individual well-being and is also detrimental for intergenerational mobility. This paper examines whether health outcomes at birth are affected by in utero increased exposure to rainfall and temperature shocks in Colombia, one of the countries in the world with the highest incidence of extreme weather events per year. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7081 NOV 01, 2014

Andalon, Mabel; Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Rodriguez-Castelan, Carlos; Sanfelice, Viviane; Valderrama, Daniel

Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation : second-generation effects from India (English)

This paper uses evidence from three Indian states, one of which amended inheritance legislation in 1994, to assess first- and second-generation effects of inheritance reform using a triple-difference strategy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7086 NOV 01, 2014

Deininger, Klaus; Xia, Fang; Jin, Songqing; Nagarajan, Hari K.

Georgia - Sustainable Wastewater Management Project (SWMP) : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 91646 OCT 20, 2014

Azerbaijan - Judicial Services and Smart Infrastructure Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 92005 OCT 20, 2014

Statement by Mr. Daniel Kablan Duncan at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Sommai Phasee at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. His speech focuses primarily on the reports related to the topics appearing on the agenda for our October 11, 2014 meeting, namely: promoting shared prosperity in an unequal world: key challenges and the Role of the World Bank Group; global monitoring report 2014: growth, poverty, and shared prosperity; update on the Implementation of the Gender Equality Agenda at the World Bank Group (2013-2014); and macroeconomic developments in low-income developing countries: 2014 report. ... See More +

Board Report 91387 OCT 11, 2014

Duncan, Daniel Kablan

Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 91393 OCT 11, 2014

Greening, Rt. Hon. Justine; Osborne, Rt. Hon. George

Statement by Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 : Statement by Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. The world continues to face urgent and complex challenges. ... See More +

Board Report 91400 OCT 11, 2014

Sveinsson, Gunnar Bragi

Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Lilianne Ploumen, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 91405 OCT 11, 2014

Statement by Mr. Axel Kicillof at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Axel Kicillof, Minister of Economy and Public Finances at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 91408 OCT 11, 2014

CGE analysis of the impact of foreign direct investment and tariff reform on female and male wages (English)

This study analyzes the impact on male and female wages of tariff reform and the reduction of regulatory barriers faced by domestic and foreign firms operating in business services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7073 OCT 10, 2014

Latorre, Maria C.

Uzbekistan - Pap-Angren Railway Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Resettlement policy framework (Russian)

The objective of the Pap-Angren Railway Project is to reduce costs and provide connectivity between the Uzbek part of the Ferghana Valley and the rest of Uzbekistan thereby improving access and closing economic gap with the rest of Uzbekistan and international markets. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1696 OCT 09, 2014

English

Challenges for adolescent's sexual and reproductive health within the context of universal health coverage (English)

Young people (10-24 years of age), around the world face tremendous challenges to meeting their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs. Inadequate access to health information and services, as well as inequitable gender norms, contributes to a lack of knowledge and awareness about puberty, sexuality, and basic human rights. ... See More +

Brief 91292 OCT 07, 2014

Cortez, Rafael; Quinlan-Davidson, Meaghen; Saadat, Seemeen

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Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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NOV 14, 2014 RP1702 Resettlement Plan
Argentina - Second Rural Education Improvement Project (English)
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NOV 05, 2014 PAD557 Project Appraisal Document
Philippines - Second National Roads Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 34 of 34) : Land acquisition, resettlement, rehabilitation, and indigenous peoples (LARRIP) policy framework (English)
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NOV 03, 2014 E1467 Environmental Assessment
Promoting women's economic empowerment : what works ? (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7087 Policy Research Working Paper
The gendered labor market impacts of trade liberalization : evidence from Brazil (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7095 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
Rewarding safer sex : conditional cash transfers for HIV/STI prevention (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7099 Policy Research Working Paper
Weather shocks and health at birth in Colombia (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7081 Policy Research Working Paper
Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation : second-generation effects from India (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7086 Policy Research Working Paper
Georgia - Sustainable Wastewater Management Project (SWMP) : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 20, 2014 91646 Procurement Plan
Azerbaijan - Judicial Services and Smart Infrastructure Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 20, 2014 92005 Procurement Plan
Morocco - Judicial Performance Enhancement for Service to Citizen Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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OCT 15, 2014 91811 Procurement Plan
Statement by Mr. Daniel Kablan Duncan at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91387 Board Report
Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91393 Board Report
Statement by Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 : Statement by Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91400 Board Report
Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91405 Board Report
Statement by Mr. Axel Kicillof at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91408 Board Report
CGE analysis of the impact of foreign direct investment and tariff reform on female and male wages (English)
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OCT 10, 2014 WPS7073 Policy Research Working Paper
Uzbekistan - Pap-Angren Railway Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Resettlement policy framework (Russian)
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OCT 09, 2014 RP1696 Resettlement Plan English
Challenges for adolescent's sexual and reproductive health within the context of universal health coverage (English)
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OCT 07, 2014 91292 Brief