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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

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

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

Republic of Poland - Social inclusion in Poland : key challenges and opportunities for support : Integracja społeczna w Polsce - Najważniejsze wyzwania i możliwości wsparcia (Polish)

The objective of this policy note is to develop a set of actionable recommendations for tackling poverty and social exclusion in Poland based on evidence. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS16592 MAY 01, 2016

Owen,Daniel P.; Morgandi,Matteo; Malarski,Ryszard; Swinkels,Robertus A; Morrica,Valerie English Disclosed

World development report 2017 : Accounting for cross-country income differences : ten years later (English)

The study focused on a cross-section of countries observed in the mid-1990s, so the conclusions from that effort are beginning to be a bit dated. ... See More +

World Development Report 112882 MAY 01, 2016

Caselli,Francesco Disclosed

Papua New Guinea - Rural Service Delivery and Local Governance Preparation and Pilot Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Rural Service Delivery and Local Governance Preparation and Pilot Project for Papua New Guinea is to develop a community-driven development model to improve access to, and the quality of, basic services in rural communities, which is scaled-up by government. ... See More +

Project Paper RES22380 FEB 26, 2016

Anan,Kosuke Disclosed

Bangladesh - College Education Development Project : framework and guidelines for small ethnic communities plan (English)

The development objectives of the College Education Development Project (CEDP) for Bangladesh are to strengthen the strategic planning and management capacity of the college education subsector and to improve the teaching and learning environment of participating colleges. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1749 NOV 01, 2015

Alborta,Sandra X. Disclosed

Self-help groups, savings and social capital : evidence from a field experiment in Cambodia (English)

This paper studies how self-help groups—village-based organizations designed to encourage savings, household production and social cohesion among the poor—can promote economic and social capital. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7382 JUL 29, 2015

Ban,Radu; Gilligan,Michael J.; Rieger,Matthias Disclosed

Preparing the next generation in Tanzania : challenges and opportunities in education (English)

Human capital refers to a broad range of knowledge, skills, and capabilities that are needed for life and work and that are typically build through quality education. ... See More +

Publication 97256 JUN 02, 2015

Joshi; Arun R. [editor]; Gaddis,Isis [editor] Disclosed

Myanmar : empowering people for inclusive growth : Myanmar country partnership framework for the period 2015-2017 (English)

This Country Partnership Framework (CPF) will succeed the Myanmar Interim Strategy Note (FY13-14) and will be the first full country partnership framework for Myanmar since 19842. ... See More +

Working Paper 112661 APR 23, 2015

Myint,Nikolas; Martin,Catherine; Kumar,Vikram; Barbour,Paul Antony Disclosed

The unfulfilled promise of oil and growth : poverty, inclusion and welfare in Iraq 2007 - 2012 (Vol. 2) (Arabic)

Iraq appears to have firmly entered the ranks of upper middle-income countries in 2012, having experienced strong economic growth following the establishment of a civilian elected government in 2005-06. ... See More +

Working Paper 93858 DEC 01, 2014

Al-Alaak, Mehdi; Krishnan, Nandini; Olivieri, Sergio; Lima, Lycia English Disclosed

Iraq - The unfulfilled promise of oil and growth : Poverty, inclusion and welware in Iraq, 2007-2012 : Full report (English)

The overarching context for this report, which focuses on the period from 2007 to 2012, is Iraq’s status as a resource-rich, fragile and conflict-affected state. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 92681 NOV 17, 2014

Disclosed

Iraq - The unfulfilled promise of oil and growth : Poverty, inclusion and welware in Iraq, 2007-2012 (Vol. 4) : Annexes (English)

The overarching context for this report, which focuses on the period from 2007 to 2012, is Iraq’s status as a resource-rich, fragile and conflict-affected state. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 92681 NOV 17, 2014

Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Newsletter 89789 AUG 11, 2014

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
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
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
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
Republic of Poland - Social inclusion in Poland : key challenges and opportunities for support : Integracja społeczna w Polsce - Najważniejsze wyzwania i możliwości wsparcia (Polish)
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MAY 01, 2016 ACS16592 Working Paper English
World development report 2017 : Accounting for cross-country income differences : ten years later (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 112882 World Development Report
Papua New Guinea - Rural Service Delivery and Local Governance Preparation and Pilot Project : restructuring (English)
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FEB 26, 2016 RES22380 Project Paper
Bangladesh - College Education Development Project : framework and guidelines for small ethnic communities plan (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 SFG1749 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Self-help groups, savings and social capital : evidence from a field experiment in Cambodia (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 WPS7382 Policy Research Working Paper
Preparing the next generation in Tanzania : challenges and opportunities in education (English)
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JUN 02, 2015 97256 Publication
Myanmar : empowering people for inclusive growth : Myanmar country partnership framework for the period 2015-2017 (English)
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APR 23, 2015 112661 Working Paper
The unfulfilled promise of oil and growth : poverty, inclusion and welfare in Iraq 2007 - 2012 (Vol. 2) (Arabic)
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DEC 01, 2014 93858 Working Paper English
Iraq - The unfulfilled promise of oil and growth : Poverty, inclusion and welware in Iraq, 2007-2012 : Full report (English)
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NOV 17, 2014 92681 Economic Updates and Modeling
Iraq - The unfulfilled promise of oil and growth : Poverty, inclusion and welware in Iraq, 2007-2012 (Vol. 4) : Annexes (English)
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NOV 17, 2014 92681 Economic Updates and Modeling
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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AUG 11, 2014 89789 Newsletter