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No condition is permanent : middle class in Nigeria in the last decade (English)

The economic debate on existence and definition of the middle class has become particularly lively in many developing countries. Despite this growing interest, the identification of the middle class group in these countries remains quite challenging. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7214 MAR 16, 2015

Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; Molini,Vasco; Oseni,Gbemisola O.

India - Telangana Rural Inclusive Growth Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 94150 FEB 03, 2015

Tackling social exclusion : evidence from Chile (English)

This paper studies an innovative welfare program in Chile that combines a period of frequent home visits to households in extreme poverty, with guaranteed access to social services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7180 JAN 01, 2015

Carneiro, Pedro; Galasso, Emanuela; Ginja, Rita

Addressing access and behavioral constraints through social intermediation services : a review of Chile Solidario and Red Unidos (English)

Social programs are often designed under the assumption that individuals make rational decisions that improve their welfare. Yet, informational and behavioral constraints limit the extreme and chronic poors access and participation in social programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7136 DEC 01, 2014

Camacho, Adriana; Cunningham, Wendy; Rigolini, Jamele; Silva, Veronica

India - Nagaland Health Project : social assessment and social safeguards management framework (English)

The development objective of the Nagaland Health Project for India is to improve health services and increase their utilization by communities in targeted locations in Nagaland. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP758 NOV 22, 2014

India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project : indigenious peoples plan (Vol. 2) : social assessment and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project for India is to improve adaptive capacity of the rural poor, to climate variability and change affecting farm based livelihoods, through community-based interventions. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP702 MAY 30, 2014

Ten years after Moroccos family code reforms : are gender gaps closing? (English)

In 2004, the Government of Morocco (GoM) made major amendments to its family code, known as the Moudawana, which covers personal status issues such as marriage, divorce, alimony, child support, child custody, and inheritance. ... See More +

Brief 90148 APR 01, 2014

Prettitore, Paul

India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project : indigenious peoples plan : Social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project for India is to improve adaptive capacity of the rural poor, to climate variability and change affecting farm based livelihoods, through community-based interventions. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP702 FEB 24, 2014

They Are Not Like Us : Understanding Social Exclusion (English)

Negative attitudes toward groups in society are widespread and underpin systematic processes of social exclusion that marginalize people and deny them opportunities and dignity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6784 FEB 01, 2014

Lakhani, Sadaf; Sacks, Audrey; Heltberg, Rasmus

Outside funding and the dynamics of participation in community associations (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Outside funding and the dynamics of participation in community associations in Kenya. ... See More +

Brief 81398 AUG 14, 2013

Gugerty, Mary Kay; Kremer, Michael

The impact of cash transfers on school enrollment : evidence from Ecuador (English)

This brief summarizes the impact of cash transfers on school enrollment: evidence from Ecuador for the year 2003. This paper presents evidence about the impact on school enrollment of a program in Ecuador that gives cash transfers to the 40 percent poorest families. ... See More +

Brief 81500 AUG 14, 2013

Oosterbeek, Hessel; Ponce, Juan; Schady, Norbert

Engaging young people as credible and informed stakeholders : the small grants program in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (English)

This report begins with an overview of the small grants program, and then focuses on youth initiatives supported by the Small Grants Program in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (LCR). ... See More +

Working Paper 76741 JAN 01, 2013

Sera, Yumi

Republic of Yemen - Second Taiz Municipal Development and Flood Protection Project : resettlement action plan (Vol. 7) : Summary social assessment for the construction of Abdullah Gahrib section of the Rayyan Bin-Aifan Roa (English)

The affected population is part of Yemens Akhdam caste, which is the very bottom of the countrys social structure and belongs to the poorest of the poor. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP67 DEC 27, 2012

Societal dynamics and fragility : engaging societies in responding to fragile situations (English)

The objective of the study reported in this book was to understand how societal dynamics can be mobilized toward a convergence across groups in society and thus toward greater social cohesion overall. ... See More +

Social Analysis 74272 DEC 10, 2012

Marc, Alexandre; Willman, Alys; Aslam, Ghazia; Rebosio, Michelle; Balasuriya, Kanishka

Economic mobility and the rise of the Latin American middle class (English)

After decades of stagnation, the size of the middle class in Latin America and the Caribbean recently expanded by 50 percent from 103 million people in 2003 to 152 million (or 30 percent of the continents population) in 2009. ... See More +

Publication 73823 NOV 21, 2012

Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Messina, Julian; Rigolini, Jamele; Lopez-Calva, Luis-Felipe; Lugo, Maria Ana; Vakis, Renos Spanish

United we stand divided we fall : maternal social participation and childrens nutritional status in Peru (English)

In previous literature, social capital has been hypothesized as a substitute for other forms of capital, such as physical and human capital. This paper contributes to this literature, studying the association between mothers access to social capital via participation in community organizations and their childrens nutritional status at 1 and 5 years. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6264 NOV 01, 2012

Favara, Marta

PNPM Peduli : one year on independent review of lessons learned (English)

The purpose of this review is to assess the progress of Peduli in its initial stages and to determine the extent to which it is ready to deliver in terms of the four key dimensions outlined within the terms of reference. ... See More +

Working Paper 93335 OCT 01, 2012

Holden, Donna Leigh; Fitri, Edwar; Ganie-Rochman, Meuthia; Irmayani, Rima; Nuriana, Early Dewi Bahasa (Indonesian)

Nepal - Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

The main objective of the Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project for Nepal is to diminish the impacts of extreme climate-related events, protect lives and assets, and support agricultural livelihoods by establishing multi-hazard information and early warning systems, upgrading the existing hydromet and agricultural information management systems, and improving the accuracy and timeliness of weather and flood forecasts and warning. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP597 AUG 01, 2012

The Second Azerbaijan Rural Investment Project (AzRIP-2) : social analysis for better project design (English)

Under the first Azerbaijan Rural Investment Project (AzRIP), considerable attention was paid to assessing the socioeconomic impacts on, and participation of, marginal groups. ... See More +

Brief 69103 MAY 01, 2012

Schlossar, Sandra; Owen, Dan

Lao PDR - Additional Financing for the Road Sector Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic groups development framework (English)

The development objective of the Additional Financing for the Road Sector Project for Lao PDR is to develop a set of Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) owned environmental and social safeguards acceptable to Government and donors. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP565 APR 01, 2012

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No condition is permanent : middle class in Nigeria in the last decade (English)
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MAR 16, 2015 WPS7214 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Telangana Rural Inclusive Growth Project : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 03, 2015 94150 Procurement Plan
Tackling social exclusion : evidence from Chile (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7180 Policy Research Working Paper
Addressing access and behavioral constraints through social intermediation services : a review of Chile Solidario and Red Unidos (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7136 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Nagaland Health Project : social assessment and social safeguards management framework (English)
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NOV 22, 2014 IPP758 Indigenous Peoples Plan
India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project : indigenious peoples plan (Vol. 2) : social assessment and social management framework (English)
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MAY 30, 2014 IPP702 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Ten years after Moroccos family code reforms : are gender gaps closing? (English)
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APR 01, 2014 90148 Brief
India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project : indigenious peoples plan : Social management framework (English)
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FEB 24, 2014 IPP702 Indigenous Peoples Plan
They Are Not Like Us : Understanding Social Exclusion (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6784 Policy Research Working Paper
Outside funding and the dynamics of participation in community associations (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81398 Brief
The impact of cash transfers on school enrollment : evidence from Ecuador (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81500 Brief
Engaging young people as credible and informed stakeholders : the small grants program in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2013 76741 Working Paper
Republic of Yemen - Second Taiz Municipal Development and Flood Protection Project : resettlement action plan (Vol. 7) : Summary social assessment for the construction of Abdullah Gahrib section of the Rayyan Bin-Aifan Roa (English)
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DEC 27, 2012 RP67 Resettlement Plan
Societal dynamics and fragility : engaging societies in responding to fragile situations (English)
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DEC 10, 2012 74272 Social Analysis
Economic mobility and the rise of the Latin American middle class (English)
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NOV 21, 2012 73823 Publication Spanish
United we stand divided we fall : maternal social participation and childrens nutritional status in Peru (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 WPS6264 Policy Research Working Paper
PNPM Peduli : one year on independent review of lessons learned (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 93335 Working Paper Bahasa (Indonesian)
Nepal - Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2012 IPP597 Indigenous Peoples Plan
The Second Azerbaijan Rural Investment Project (AzRIP-2) : social analysis for better project design (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2012 69103 Brief
Lao PDR - Additional Financing for the Road Sector Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic groups development framework (English)
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APR 01, 2012 IPP565 Indigenous Peoples Plan Laotian