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How chronic depression affects welfare in a context of conflicts (English)

A new study in Nigeria shows that chronic depression is associated with a lower labor force participation and reduced investments in children’s schooling. ... See More +

Brief 123248 FEB 05, 2018

Disclosed

A primer on human capital (English)

This note summarizes some of the key contributions in the macro- and micro- economic literature on the pathways linking human capital and income growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8309 JAN 19, 2018

Gatti,Roberta V.; Flabbi,Luca Disclosed

Preschool and child development under extreme poverty : evidence from a randomized experiment in rural Mozambique (English)

This study analyzed the impact of a community-based preschool program on child development and schooling outcomes in high-poverty areas of rural Mozambique. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8290 DEC 22, 2017

Martinez,Sebastian; Pereira,Vitor Azevedo; Naudeau,Sophie Disclosed

Latvia tax review (English)

Latvia's Ministry of Finance requested the World Bank to collaborate on a review of the country's tax system as input for the design a medium-term tax strategy. ... See More +

Working Paper 120580 OCT 01, 2017

Jacobs,Bas; Sinnott,Emily; Skrok,Emilia; Hazans,Mihails; Mosberger,Palma; Pluta,Anna; Rastrigina,Olga; Dillinger,William R. Disclosed

Minimum core obligations : human rights in the here and now (English)

The doctrine of the ‘minimum core’ (MCD) has in recent decades achieved prominence within international human rights law (IHRL) and practice. This enhanced profile is largely attributable to the activities of the United Nation’s Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (henceforth, ‘the Committee’). ... See More +

Working Paper 122563 OCT 01, 2017

Tasioulas,John Disclosed

Customary norms, inheritance, and human capital : evidence from a reform of the matrilineal system in Ghana (English)

The authors study the role of traditional norms in land allocation and human capital investment. The authors exploit a policy experiment in Ghana that increased the land that children from matrilineal groups can inherit from their fathers. ... See More +

Journal Article 122570 OCT 01, 2017

La Ferrara,Eliana; Milazzo,Annamaria Disclosed

The World Bank annual report 2017 : end extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity (Japanese)

The World Bank annual report is prepared by the Executive Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA) -collectively known as the World Bank - in accordance with the by-laws of the two institutions. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 120298 JUN 30, 2017

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From mines and wells to well-built minds : turning Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource wealth into human capital (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource-rich countries have poor human development. Children in these countries are more likely to die before their first birthday, more likely to be stunted, and less likely to attend school than children in other countries with similar income. ... See More +

Publication 114770 MAY 02, 2017

de la Brière,Bénédicte; Filmer,Deon P.; Ringold,Dena; Rohner,Dominic Patrick; Samuda,Karelle Ann Yakini; Denisova,Anastasiya Disclosed

Turkey – Education Infrastructure for Resilience (EU Facility for STUP) (English)

The development objective of the Education Infrastructure for Resilience (EU Facility for STUP) project for Turkey is to support Turkey in improving access to education by Syrians under temporary protection (SuTP) and host communities through the expansion of disaster resilient education infrastructure in priority provinces. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2161 FEB 08, 2017

Disclosed

The power of human capital multi-level capacity building for energy access (English)

Over the past decade, the debate on access toenergy has tended to lean mostly on technology,finance, and policy as key drivers. Thanks to this approach, there has been some progress in expanding global energy access—although the goal of universal access is still far off and is likely to remain so for the next two decades. ... See More +

Brief 115075 JAN 01, 2017

Colombo,Emanuela; Mattarolo,Lorenzo; Politecnico di Milano; Bologna,Stefano; Masera,Diego Disclosed

Burundi - Social safety Nets Project : indigenous people plan : Cadre de planification en faveur de la population Batwa réalisé (French)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2630 OCT 01, 2016

Leroy De La Briere,Benedicte Disclosed

Sustaining impacts when transfers end : the role of women leaders for aspirations and human capital investments (English)

Sustainability of short-term interventions may depend on whether they manage to change families’ attitudes towards the future and related social norms. ... See More +

Working Paper 121569 SEP 17, 2016

Macours,Karen; Vakis,Renos Disclosed

Taking stock of programs to develop socioemotional skills : a systematic review of program evidence (English)

Possessing a range of cognitive, socioemotional, and technical skills is important for individuals to maximize their chances of success in many aspects of life. ... See More +

Publication 107460 AUG 01, 2016

Sánchez Puerta, Maria Laura; Valerio,Alexandria; Bernal, Marcela Gutiérrez Disclosed

Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for Papua New Guinea for the period FY2013-FY2016 (English)

This Performance and Learning Review (PLR) updates and assesses progress in implementing the World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for the Independent State of Papua New Guinea (PNG) for the period FY2013–2016, discussed by the Board of Executive Directors in November 2012. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 105698 JUL 01, 2016

Disclosed

Social capital, trust, and well-being in the evaluation of wealth (English)

This paper combines theory with data from different domains to provide an empirical analysis of the scale and variability of social capital as wealth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7707 JUN 20, 2016

Hamilton,Kirk E.; Helliwell,John F.; Woolcock,Michael Disclosed

Djibouti - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-FY2017 (English)

The first joint International Development Association (IDA), International Finance Corporation (IFC), Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for FY14-17 for Djibouti was discussed by the Board of Directors in March 2014. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 104985 MAY 03, 2016

Arabic, French Disclosed

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How chronic depression affects welfare in a context of conflicts (English)
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FEB 05, 2018 123248 Brief
A primer on human capital (English)
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JAN 19, 2018 WPS8309 Policy Research Working Paper
Preschool and child development under extreme poverty : evidence from a randomized experiment in rural Mozambique (English)
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DEC 22, 2017 WPS8290 Policy Research Working Paper
Latvia tax review (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120580 Working Paper
Minimum core obligations : human rights in the here and now (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 122563 Working Paper
Customary norms, inheritance, and human capital : evidence from a reform of the matrilineal system in Ghana (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 122570 Journal Article
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : excution support mission - August 21 to September 1, 2017 : République démocratique du Congo - Projet de renforcement des systèmes de développement humain : Mission de soutien à l’exécution - 21 août au 1er septembre 2017 (French)
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AUG 21, 2017 120569 Aide Memoire
The World Bank annual report 2017 : end extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity (Japanese)
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JUN 30, 2017 120298 World Bank Annual Report
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : technical mission - June 19 to 23, 2017 : République Démocratique du Congo - Projet de Renforcement des Systèmes de Développement Humain : Mission technique - 19 au 23 Juin 2017 (French)
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JUN 19, 2017 120568 Aide Memoire
From mines and wells to well-built minds : turning Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource wealth into human capital (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 114770 Publication
Turkey – Education Infrastructure for Resilience (EU Facility for STUP) (English)
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FEB 08, 2017 PAD2161 Project Appraisal Document
The power of human capital multi-level capacity building for energy access (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115075 Brief
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : technical mission - November 28 to December 2, 2016 : République Démocratique du Congo - Projet de Renforcement de Systèmes de Développement Humain : mission technique - du 28 Novembre au 2 Décembre 2016 (French)
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DEC 02, 2016 114044 Aide Memoire
Burundi - Social safety Nets Project : indigenous people plan : Cadre de planification en faveur de la population Batwa réalisé (French)
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OCT 01, 2016 SFG2630 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Sustaining impacts when transfers end : the role of women leaders for aspirations and human capital investments (English)
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SEP 17, 2016 121569 Working Paper
Taking stock of programs to develop socioemotional skills : a systematic review of program evidence (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 107460 Publication
Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for Papua New Guinea for the period FY2013-FY2016 (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 105698 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Social capital, trust, and well-being in the evaluation of wealth (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7707 Policy Research Working Paper
Morocco - Promoting Accessibility of Persons with Limited Mobility (PLM) Project : procurement plan : Maroc - Projet Relatif à l'Maélioration de l'Accessibilité Physique pour Personnes à Mobilité Réduite : plan de passation (French)
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JUN 01, 2016 106166 Procurement Plan
Djibouti - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-FY2017 (English)
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MAY 03, 2016 104985 Country Assistance Strategy Document Arabic, French