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Does longer compulsory education equalize schooling by gender and rural/urban residence ? (English)

This study examines the effects of the extension of compulsory schooling from 5 to 8 years in Turkey in 1997—which involved substantial investment in school infrastructure—on schooling outcomes and, in particular, on the equality of these outcomes between men and women, and urban and rural residents using the Turkish Demographic and Health Surveys. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7377 JUL 24, 2015

Kırdar,Murat G.; Dayıoğlu,Meltem; Koç,İsmet

Unconditional cash transfers in China : an analysis of the rural minimum living standard guarantee program (English)

This paper examines China’s rural minimum living standard guarantee (dibao) program, one of the largest minimum income cash transfer schemes in the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7374 JUL 21, 2015

Golan,Jennifer; Sicular,Terry; Umapathi,Nithin

Estimating poverty with panel data, comparably : an example from Jordan (English)

Poverty estimates based on enumeration from a single point in time form the cornerstone for much of the literature on poverty. Households are typically interviewed once about their consumption or income, and their wellbeing is assessed from their responses. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7373 JUL 21, 2015

Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Serajuddin,Umar

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Corredor Seco Food Security Project - P148737 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA30489 JUL 14, 2015

Weiss,Eli

Poverty and shared prosperity in Brazils metropolitan regions : Taking stock and identifying priorities (English)

In the 20th Century, Brazil rapidly urbanized and is now not only an urban nation but a metropolitan one. Brazils sprawling regioes metropolitanas (metropolitan regions, or RMs, which are municipal clusters) are now home to almost 50 million people and much of the countrys economic vitality. ... See More +

Working Paper 97929 JUL 08, 2015

Rodella,Aude-Sophie

Reaching the poor and vulnerable in Myanmar : Lessons from a social protection and poverty reduction perspective (English)

Several government and development partner programs employ different approaches to ensure the inclusion of poor and vulnerable areas and people in Myanmar’s development. ... See More +

Working Paper 97964 JUL 07, 2015

Dutta,Puja Vasudeva; Okamura,Yuko

Reaching the poor and vulnerable : Key considerations in designing targeting systems (English)

Many countries develop systems to identify the poor and vulnerable in order to direct program resources to these areas and groups, often to ensure their inclusion in social service provision orcommunity development. ... See More +

Working Paper 97963 JUL 07, 2015

Dutta,Puja Vasudeva; Okamura,Yuko

Social protection delivery through community-driven development platforms : International experience and key considerations for Myanmar (English)

Social protection schemes can contribute to poverty reduction objectives pursued through current community-driven development (CDD) platforms in Myanmar by building household and community resilience. ... See More +

Working Paper 97962 JUL 07, 2015

Infante Villarroel,Alba Mariana

The experience of cash transfers in Myanmar : Lessons from a social protection and poverty reduction perspective (English)

Cash is an appropriate instrument to provide assistance to poor and vulnerable households in most contexts in Myanmar. Cash transfers (CTs) have the potential to help poor and vulnerable householdsmeet basic needs and encourage investments in human capital accumulation. ... See More +

Working Paper 97957 JUL 07, 2015

Infante Villarroel,Alba Mariana

The experience of public works programs in Myanmar : Lessons from a social protection and poverty reduction perspective (English)

Public Work Programs (PWPs) can be a useful tool for poverty reduction and social protection provision in Myanmar by presenting a coherent framework to achieve several objectives (seasonal income and food security, disaster recovery, community resilience, social cohesion). ... See More +

Working Paper 97955 JUL 07, 2015

Infante Villarroel,Alba Mariana

Framework for the development of social protection systems : Lessons from international experience (English)

Many countries have used social protection to achieve broader development goals, particularly on poverty reduction and inclusive growth. A wide range of social protection programs allows countries to tackle specific development constraints at national, community, and household levels; provide support to particular population groups; and enhance growth-promoting opportunities.For instance, public works programs and cash transfers are important and flexible social assistance programs that can be tailored to achieve specific objectives and adjusted to various levels of institutional capacity. ... See More +

Working Paper 97953 JUL 07, 2015

Infante Villarroel,Alba Mariana

Risks and vulnerabilities along the life cycle : Role for social protection in Myanmar (English)

Myanmar is a country in transition with great regional diversity. It is still a relatively young country with the highest share of its population at active working age. ... See More +

Working Paper 97951 JUL 07, 2015

Dutta,Puja Vasudeva

Use of catastrophe risk models in assessing sovereign food security for risk transfer (English)

This paper discusses how catastrophe crop risk models can be used to assess food security needs at the sovereign level for the purpose of risk transfer. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7360 JUL 02, 2015

SharmamMohan; Hohl,Roman

The poverty focus of country programs : lessons from World Bank experience (English)

Working Paper 98536 JUL 01, 2015

Bangladesh - National Agricultural Technology Project (English)

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3351 JUN 29, 2015

Madagascar - Irrigation and Watershed Management Project (English)

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3487 JUN 24, 2015

Women left behind ? poverty and headship in Africa (English)

This paper is motivated by two stylized facts about poverty in Africa: female-headed households tend to be poorer, and poverty has been falling in the aggregate since the 1990s. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7331 JUN 23, 2015

Milazzo,Annamaria; Van De Walle,Dominique

Bhutan - Decentralized Rural Development Project (English)

The Decentralized Rural Development Project (DRDP) for Bhutan had a satisfactory outcome with moderate risk to development outcome, and moderately satisfactory performance by both, the Bank and the borrower. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3422 JUN 23, 2015

Where are Iraq’s poor? : mapping poverty in Iraq (English)

Measuring poverty and tracking it over time is an important prerequisite to national economic planning. Absence of official data on household expenditure or poverty line hampered the ability of Iraqi policymakers to understand the extent of the problem, analyze their causes, and devise appropriate policies. ... See More +

Working Paper 97644 JUN 23, 2015

Vishwanath,Tara; Sharma,Dhiraj; Krishnan,Nandini; Blankespoor,Brian

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Does longer compulsory education equalize schooling by gender and rural/urban residence ? (English)
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JUL 24, 2015 WPS7377 Policy Research Working Paper
Unconditional cash transfers in China : an analysis of the rural minimum living standard guarantee program (English)
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JUL 21, 2015 WPS7374 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimating poverty with panel data, comparably : an example from Jordan (English)
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JUL 21, 2015 WPS7373 Policy Research Working Paper
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Corredor Seco Food Security Project - P148737 (English)
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JUL 14, 2015 PIDA30489 Project Information Document
Poverty and shared prosperity in Brazils metropolitan regions : Taking stock and identifying priorities (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 97929 Working Paper
Reaching the poor and vulnerable in Myanmar : Lessons from a social protection and poverty reduction perspective (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97964 Working Paper
Reaching the poor and vulnerable : Key considerations in designing targeting systems (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97963 Working Paper
Social protection delivery through community-driven development platforms : International experience and key considerations for Myanmar (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97962 Working Paper
The experience of cash transfers in Myanmar : Lessons from a social protection and poverty reduction perspective (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97957 Working Paper
The experience of public works programs in Myanmar : Lessons from a social protection and poverty reduction perspective (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97955 Working Paper
Framework for the development of social protection systems : Lessons from international experience (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97953 Working Paper
Risks and vulnerabilities along the life cycle : Role for social protection in Myanmar (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97951 Working Paper
Use of catastrophe risk models in assessing sovereign food security for risk transfer (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7360 Policy Research Working Paper
The poverty focus of country programs : lessons from World Bank experience (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98536 Working Paper
Bangladesh - National Agricultural Technology Project (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ICR3351 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Madagascar - Irrigation and Watershed Management Project (English)
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JUN 24, 2015 ICR3487 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Women left behind ? poverty and headship in Africa (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 WPS7331 Policy Research Working Paper
Bhutan - Decentralized Rural Development Project (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 ICR3422 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Minutes of meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA and the Boards of Directors of IFC and MIGA held on June 23, 2015 and record of approvals June 23 (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 98102 Minutes
Where are Iraq’s poor? : mapping poverty in Iraq (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 97644 Working Paper