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Are caste categories misleading ? the relationship between gender and Jati in three Indian states (English)

This paper examines the relationship between caste and gender inequality in three states in India. When households are grouped using conventional, government-defined categories of caste the paper finds patterns that are consistent with existing literature: lower-caste women are more likely to participate in the labor market, have greater decision-making autonomy within their households, and experience greater freedom of movement. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8109 JUN 22, 2017

Joshi,Shareen; Kochhar,Nishtha; Rao,Vijayendra Disclosed

Solomon Islands - Systematic country diagnostic : priorities for supporting poverty reduction and promoting shared prosperity (English)

Solomon Islands is a small, remote archipelago in the South Pacific that faces a fairly unique set of development challenges. Solomon Islands is now at a critical juncture in its development trajectory. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 115425 JUN 22, 2017

Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoire - First, Second and Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)

Ratings of First, Second and Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project for Cote d'Ivoire were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was high, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3959 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Madagascar - Completion and learning review for country assistance strategy for the period FY07-FY13 : IEG review (English)

This review covers both Madagascar’s Country Assistance Strategy (CAS, FY07-FY11) and Interim Strategy Note (ISN, FY12-FY13). While the CAS was a joint WBG document, the ISN was an IDA only document. ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 116722 JUN 16, 2017

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Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 10) : Environmental and social management plan for construction of a school for hundred seats in the village of Krasar (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 11) : Environmental and social management plan - Reconstruction of the Kindergarten building in Lermontovo community and construction of a new block (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social review checklist for reconstruction of the water distribution network inAnker community (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Chile - Transitioning to a prosperous society (English)

Three key characteristics help shed light on Chile’s development performance. First, strong institutions and sound macroeconomic policies have contributed to long-term economic growth. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 107903 JUN 06, 2017

Disclosed

Finding the best value - Review of international experiences on the procurement of social services : Finding the Best Value - Review of International Experiences on the Procurement of Social Services - Russia: Support for Outsourcing of Municipal Social Services - P162866 (English)

In this review of international experiences, a range of topics are presented as a baseline of evidence that can be used by the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, hereafter referred to as the MOF. ... See More +

Working Paper 117144 MAY 26, 2017

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Liberia - Third Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7888 MAY 24, 2017

Disclosed

Mexico - Poverty in the state of Veracruz : evolution and prospects for a social policy agenda (Spanish)

Working Paper 114834 MAY 23, 2017

Disclosed

When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (English)

The Dominican Republic has enjoyed one of the strongest growth rates in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the past 20 years. It also experiences high growth with limited poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 115257 MAY 23, 2017

Grajales,Francisco Jose; Sirtaine,Sophie Disclosed

Sao Tome and Principe - Second Strengthening Growth and Building Foundations for Poverty Reduction Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7885 MAY 02, 2017

Disclosed

Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : انځورپاڼې (Pashto)

A severe slow-down in Afghanistan's economic growth characterized the period between 2012 and 2014, the so called Transition period leading to the 2014 election and handover of security responsibility to Afghan forces. ... See More +

Working Paper 114741 MAY 02, 2017

Wieser,Christina; Rahimi,Ismail; Redaelli,Silvia Dari, English Disclosed

Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : Infographics (English)

A severe slow-down in Afghanistan's economic growth characterized the period between 2012 and 2014, the so called Transition period leading to the 2014 election and handover of security responsibility to Afghan forces. ... See More +

Working Paper 114741 MAY 02, 2017

Wieser,Christina; Rahimi,Ismail; Redaelli,Silvia Pashto, Dari Disclosed

Mali - First Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth Support Credit Project (English)

This program document presents the first Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth Support Operation (PRIGSO) in the amount of US$50 million equivalent to the Government of Mali (GoM). ... See More +

Program Document 106922 MAY 02, 2017

Disclosed

China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : social assessment : Social assessment report (English)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project for China is to improve the urban road network and transport management, and establish a sustainable and efficient urban transport system. ... See More +

Social Assessment SFG3362 MAY 01, 2017

Yuan,Ruifeng Chinese Disclosed

Emerging social enterprise ecosystems is East and South African countries : A diagnosis of supporting environments and activity of social enterprises in Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia (English)

Across Sub-Saharan Africa millions of people remain excluded from critical, life-enhancing services, such as access to water, energy, sanitation, education, and health care. ... See More +

Working Paper 115052 MAY 01, 2017

Navarrete Moreno,Cristina; Agapitova,Natalia Disclosed

México - La pobreza en el estado de Oaxaca : evolución y perspectivas para una agenda de política social (Spanish)

El presente documento propone, para lograrlo, enfocar los esfuerzos hacia: (a) mejorar las capacidades y activos productivos de la población con mayor rezago para que ésta cuente con un piso mínimo de bienestar que le permita acceder a mejores y mayores oportunidades; y (b) identificar inversiones clave a realizarse en sectores estratégicos, que detonen el potencial productivo utilizando las capacidades de la población actualmente en pobreza. ... See More +

Working Paper 114833 MAY 01, 2017

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Szekely Pardo,Esteban Miguel; Flores Fragoso,Ivan; Leyson, Florencia; Mendoza, Pamela Disclosed

México - La pobreza en el estado de Puebla : evolución y perspectivas para una agenda de política social (Spanish)

El presente documento propone, para lograrlo, enfocar los esfuerzos hacia: (a) mejorar las capacidades y activos productivos de la población con mayor rezago para que ésta cuente con un piso mínimo de bienestar que le permita acceder a mejores y mayores oportunidades; y (b) identificar inversiones clave a realizarse en sectores estratégicos, que detonen el potencial productivo utilizando las capacidades de la población actualmente en pobreza. ... See More +

Working Paper 114832 MAY 01, 2017

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Szekely Pardo,Esteban Miguel; Flores Fragoso,Ivan; Leyson, Florencia; Mendoza, Pamela Disclosed

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Are caste categories misleading ? the relationship between gender and Jati in three Indian states (English)
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JUN 22, 2017 WPS8109 Policy Research Working Paper
Solomon Islands - Systematic country diagnostic : priorities for supporting poverty reduction and promoting shared prosperity (English)
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JUN 22, 2017 115425 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Cote d'Ivoire - First, Second and Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 ICR3959 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Madagascar - Completion and learning review for country assistance strategy for the period FY07-FY13 : IEG review (English)
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JUN 16, 2017 116722 CAS Completion Report Review
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 10) : Environmental and social management plan for construction of a school for hundred seats in the village of Krasar (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 11) : Environmental and social management plan - Reconstruction of the Kindergarten building in Lermontovo community and construction of a new block (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social review checklist for reconstruction of the water distribution network inAnker community (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Chile - Transitioning to a prosperous society (English)
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JUN 06, 2017 107903 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Finding the best value - Review of international experiences on the procurement of social services : Finding the Best Value - Review of International Experiences on the Procurement of Social Services - Russia: Support for Outsourcing of Municipal Social Services - P162866 (English)
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MAY 26, 2017 117144 Working Paper
Liberia - Third Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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MAY 24, 2017 AB7888 Program Information Document
Mexico - Poverty in the state of Veracruz : evolution and prospects for a social policy agenda (Spanish)
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MAY 23, 2017 114834 Working Paper
When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 115257 Publication
Sao Tome and Principe - Second Strengthening Growth and Building Foundations for Poverty Reduction Project (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 AB7885 Program Information Document
Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : انځورپاڼې (Pashto)
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MAY 02, 2017 114741 Working Paper Dari, English
Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : Infographics (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 114741 Working Paper Pashto, Dari
Mali - First Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth Support Credit Project (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 106922 Program Document
China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : social assessment : Social assessment report (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3362 Social Assessment Chinese
Emerging social enterprise ecosystems is East and South African countries : A diagnosis of supporting environments and activity of social enterprises in Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115052 Working Paper
México - La pobreza en el estado de Oaxaca : evolución y perspectivas para una agenda de política social (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2017 114833 Working Paper
México - La pobreza en el estado de Puebla : evolución y perspectivas para una agenda de política social (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2017 114832 Working Paper