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They got mad skills : the effects of training on youth employability and resilience to the Ebola shock (English)

This paper discusses a randomized control trial to measure the short-term impacts of a skills intervention among urban youth in Sierra Leone at the onset of the Ebola crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8036 APR 25, 2017

Rosas Raffo,Nina; Acevedo,Maria Cecilia; Zaldivar Chimal,Samantha Disclosed

The economics of forced displacement : an introduction (English)

Forced displacement -- defined as the displacement of refugees and internally displaced persons due to violence -- has reached an unprecedented scale and global attention during the past few years, particularly in the aftermath of the Syrian refugee crisis in 2011 and the European Union's migration crisis in 2015. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8038 APR 25, 2017

Verme,Paolo Disclosed

Statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. H. E. Henrique Meirelles, Minister of Finance, at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114560 APR 22, 2017

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Can public works programs reduce youth crime ? evidence from Papua New Guinea's urban youth employment project (English)

Crime rates in Papua New Guinea's capital city of Port Moresby are among the highest in the world. Few youth work, and good jobs are scarce. In 2013, the National Capital District Commission partnered with the World Bank to implement the Urban Youth Employment Project. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8032 APR 18, 2017

Ivaschenko,Oleksiy; Naidoo,Darian; Newhouse,David Locke; Sultan,Sonya M. Disclosed

Nigeria - Bi-annual economic update 2017 : fragile recovery (English)

This economic update provides an overview of recent developments in the Nigerian economy.Low oil revenues and the lack of major tax policy reforms to significantly increase non-oil revenues led to large revenue shortfalls at all levels of governmentin 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 114996 APR 01, 2017

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Leaving, staying, or coming back ? migration decisions during the northern Mali conflict (English)

This paper uses a unique data set to analyze the migration dynamics of refugees, returnees, and internally displaced people during the Northern Mali conflict. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8012 MAR 22, 2017

Hoogeveen,Johannes G.; Rossi,Mariacristina; Sansone,Dario Disclosed

Stocktaking of global forced displacement data (English)

Conflict-induced forced displacement is receiving increased interest within the international community. However, establishing an accurate picture of its scale and dynamics is extremely challenging. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7985 FEB 28, 2017

Sarzin,Zara Inga Disclosed

Africa - Kenya Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project : social assessment : Social assessment report (English)

The development objective of the Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project for Kenya is to improve access to social services, expand economic opportunities, and enhance environmental management for host and displaced households in the targeted areas of Kenya. ... See More +

Social Assessment SFG3117 FEB 28, 2017

Burckhart,Benjamin Disclosed

Cameroon - Country partnership framework for the period FY17 - FY21 (English)

This Country Partnership Framework (CPF) covers the period FY17-FY21. It sets outthe World Bank Group’s (WBG) proposals for supporting the Government of Cameroon’s (GoC) objectives for inclusive growth and poverty reduction, its commitment to the SustainableDevelopment Goals (SDGs) and its responsibilities and priorities in the area of climate changemitigation and adaptation. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 107896 FEB 28, 2017

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Recovery from conflict : lessons of success (English)

This paper studies long-term impacts of violent conflict, to provide insights into the costs of conflict and policies to prevent conflict relapse. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7970 FEB 14, 2017

Mueller,Hannes Felix; Piemontese,Lavinia; Tapsoba,Augustin Disclosed

Push and pull : a study of international migration from Nepal (English)

This paper studies migration choices in the presence of liquidity constraints and varying costs of migration. This paper presents a simple theoretical framework that analyzes migration response to both push and pull factors in such settings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7965 FEB 08, 2017

Shrestha,Maheshwor Disclosed

Central African Republic - National survey of municipal monographs 2016 : République Centrafricaine - Enquête nationale sur les monographies communales 2016 (French)

This survey is the first source of objective information on the state of the nation since the crisis. As such it covers some important data gaps. ... See More +

Working Paper 112939 FEB 01, 2017

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Can media interventions reduce gender gaps in political participation after civil war ? evidence from a field experiment in rural Liberia (English)

Five weeks prior to the 2011 general election in Liberia, women in randomly selected villages were allocated radios and organized into groups to listen regularly to radio programs on the electoral process broadcast by the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7942 JAN 17, 2017

Mvukiyehe,Eric Disclosed

Report from the Executive Directors of the International Development Association to the Board of Governors : Additions to IDA Resources - Eighteenth Replenishment (English)

Responding to heightened global ambitions and escalating risks, IDA18 presents a bold paradigm shift in how it mobilizes finance to support a significant policy package to help IDA clients achieve their development goals. ... See More +

Board Report 112728 JAN 10, 2017

Spanish, French Disclosed

World development report 2017 : gender based violence and the law (English)

The phenomenon of gender-based violence is pervasive around the world, experienced by some one in three women in their lifetimes. The elimination of such violence has been increasingly recognized as a priority for the international community. ... See More +

World Development Report 112914 JAN 01, 2017

Klugman,Jeni G. Disclosed

World development report 2017 : Contestability and changes in tolerance towards corruption : the formation of an elite-citizen coalition in Mexico (English)

This paper uses some of the main elements of the World Development Report 2017 framework to analyze how the initiative came to be. First, it looks to investigate the origin of the constitutional changes that gave birth to the figure of citizen’s bill in the first place, illustrating how a change in rules, a “form”, eventually led to an increased space of contestability. ... See More +

World Development Report 112915 JAN 01, 2017

Lach,Samantha Disclosed

World Bank support towards implementing a programmatic approach to recovery and peace building (English)

In North East Nigeria, the violence of Boko Haram and the resulting military operations have affected nearly 15 million people since 2009. Due to the violence, more than 20,000 lives have been lost, and over two million people have been displaced. ... See More +

Brief 113819 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Capacity-Building for Palestinian Economic and Regulatory Institutions Project (English)

Ratings for the Capacity-Building for Palestinian Economic and Regulatory Institutions Project for West Bank and Gaza were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3957 DEC 19, 2016

Disclosed

Transitional Demobilization and Reintegration Program (TDRP) quarterly report : October - December 2016 (English)

During this quarter the Transitional demobilization and reintegration program (TDRP) made significant strides in supporting planning for the next phase of the African Union DDR Program (DDRCP) and has also continued to provide technical and financial assistance at the country level in Central African Republic (CAR), Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mali and South Sudan. ... See More +

Working Paper 113882 DEC 01, 2016

Disclosed

Thailand - Systematic country diagnostic : getting back on track - reviving growth and securing prosperity for all (Vol. 2) : บทสรุปผู้บริหาร (Thai)

Thailand has made tremendous progress toward the twin goals of eliminating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. Notably, Thailand has achieved these gains despite high political instability, with short-lived constitutions and frequent military coups. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 110396 NOV 07, 2016

Sondergaard,Lars M.; Luo,Xubei; Jithitikulchai,Theepakorn; Poggi,Cecilia; Lathapipat,Dilaka; Kuriakose,Smita; Sanchez Martin,Miguel Eduardo; Reungsri,Thanapat; Mohib,Shabih Ali; Chavapricha,Roma; Peamsilpakulchorn,Pajnapa; Arin,Tijen English Disclosed

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They got mad skills : the effects of training on youth employability and resilience to the Ebola shock (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8036 Policy Research Working Paper
The economics of forced displacement : an introduction (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8038 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114560 Board Report
Can public works programs reduce youth crime ? evidence from Papua New Guinea's urban youth employment project (English)
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APR 18, 2017 WPS8032 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - Bi-annual economic update 2017 : fragile recovery (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114996 Working Paper
Leaving, staying, or coming back ? migration decisions during the northern Mali conflict (English)
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MAR 22, 2017 WPS8012 Policy Research Working Paper
Stocktaking of global forced displacement data (English)
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FEB 28, 2017 WPS7985 Policy Research Working Paper
Africa - Kenya Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project : social assessment : Social assessment report (English)
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FEB 28, 2017 SFG3117 Social Assessment
Cameroon - Country partnership framework for the period FY17 - FY21 (English)
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FEB 28, 2017 107896 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Recovery from conflict : lessons of success (English)
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FEB 14, 2017 WPS7970 Policy Research Working Paper
Push and pull : a study of international migration from Nepal (English)
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FEB 08, 2017 WPS7965 Policy Research Working Paper
Central African Republic - National survey of municipal monographs 2016 : République Centrafricaine - Enquête nationale sur les monographies communales 2016 (French)
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FEB 01, 2017 112939 Working Paper
Can media interventions reduce gender gaps in political participation after civil war ? evidence from a field experiment in rural Liberia (English)
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JAN 17, 2017 WPS7942 Policy Research Working Paper
Report from the Executive Directors of the International Development Association to the Board of Governors : Additions to IDA Resources - Eighteenth Replenishment (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 112728 Board Report Spanish, French
World development report 2017 : gender based violence and the law (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112914 World Development Report
World development report 2017 : Contestability and changes in tolerance towards corruption : the formation of an elite-citizen coalition in Mexico (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112915 World Development Report
World Bank support towards implementing a programmatic approach to recovery and peace building (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113819 Brief
West Bank and Gaza - Capacity-Building for Palestinian Economic and Regulatory Institutions Project (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 ICR3957 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Transitional Demobilization and Reintegration Program (TDRP) quarterly report : October - December 2016 (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 113882 Working Paper
Thailand - Systematic country diagnostic : getting back on track - reviving growth and securing prosperity for all (Vol. 2) : บทสรุปผู้บริหาร (Thai)
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NOV 07, 2016 110396 Systematic Country Diagnostic English