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The long-term impacts of international migration : evidence from a lottery (English)

This study examines the long-term impacts of international migration by comparing immigrants who had successful ballot entries in a migration lottery program, and first moved almost a decade ago, with people who had unsuccessful entries into those same ballots. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7495 NOV 16, 2015

Gibson,John; Mckenzie,David J.; Rohorua,Halahingano; Stillman,Steven

Migration in Vietnam : new evidence from recent surveys (English)

The authors investigate determinants of individual migration decisions in Vietnam, a country with increasingly high levels of geographical labor mobility. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 102310 NOV 01, 2015

Coxhead,Ian Andrew; Cuong,Nguyen Viet; Vu,Linh Hoang

Social norms theory and development economics (English)

Social norms affect almost every aspect of people’s lives, and can be an obstacle to or support economic development. This paper outlines what social norms are and how they work, providing examples from everyday life and from development case studies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7450 OCT 20, 2015

Eriksson,Lina Maria Jorun

Gender, mobility, and middle class in Europe and Central Asia : insights from qualitative research (English)

New qualitative fieldwork in eight countries of Europe and Central Asia (ECA) indicates that the dramatic declines in poverty in much of the region over the last decade do not appear to be registering very favorably with men and women on the ground. ... See More +

Working Paper 100560 OCT 16, 2015

Petesch,Patti L.; Demarchi,Giorgia

Recasting culture to undo gender : a sociological analysis of Jeevika in rural Bihar, India (English)

This paper brings together sociological theories of culture and gender to answer the question – how do large-scale development interventions induce cultural change? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7411 SEP 15, 2015

Sanyal,Paromita; Rao,Vijayendra; Majumdar,Shruti

Philippines - Second Social Welfare Development and Reform Project : indigenous peoples participation framework (English)

The development objective of the Second Social Welfare Development and Reform Project for Philippines is to support department of social welfare and development (DSWD) to improve the use of health and education services of poor children. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1350 SEP 01, 2015

Mendoza,Gia

Bangladesh - Skills and Training Enhancement Project : additional financing - framework and guidelines for small ethnic communities plan (English)

The development objective of the Skills and Training Enhancement Project for Bangladesh is to strengthen selected public and private training institutions to improve training quality and employability of trainees, including those from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1321 AUG 01, 2015

Radhakrishnan,Karthika

Philippines - Peace Financing Facility Project : indigenous peoples framework (English)

The development objective of the Peace Financing Facility Project for Philippines is to generate investment in agriculture and agri-business related activities to create sustainable jobs and income generation opportunities in Bangsamoro. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1320 AUG 01, 2015

Ona,Reinaluz

Guyana - University of Guyana and World Bank Science and Technology Project : indigenous peoples planning framework (English)

The development objective of the University of Guyana and World Bank Science and Technology Project for Guyana is to strengthen the four science and technology faculties at the University of Guyana through infrastructure, research, and curricular improvements while building the basis for improved facilities management and future growth. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1486 JUL 01, 2015

Paz Gutzalenko,Maria Elena

Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 6) : Ethnic minority development plan for Da Teh reservoir, My Duc Commune, Da Teh district, Lam Dong province (English)

The development objective of the Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project for Vietnam is to improve the safety of prioritized dams under the Government's Dam Safety Program to protect downstream communities and assets. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1146 JUN 25, 2015

Philippines - Inclusive Partnerships for Agricultural Competitiveness Project : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples development framework (English)

The development objective of the Inclusive Partnerships for Agricultural Competitiveness Project for Philippines is to improve access to markets and specifically enhance the competitiveness of smallholder farmers in the targeted agrarian reform community (ARC) clusters. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1106 MAY 22, 2015

Labor migration and welfare in the Kyrgyz Republic (2008-2013) (English)

Working Paper 99771 MAY 08, 2015

Yang,Judy Russian

Central America - Migration and women’s agency in agriculture : women in agriculture - the impact of male out-migration on women’s agency, household welfare, and agricultural productivity (English)

Migration is transforming rural economies, landscapes, and potentially, gender relations. Migration is one of the drivers of the so-called feminization of agriculture in Latin America. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS9147 MAY 01, 2015

Stanley,Victoria

The role of transnational family distribution in shaping remittance flows (English)

Migration experiences are often associated with some sort of transnational economic activity which connects the past and the present of migrants abroad, and specifically with remittances. ... See More +

Working Paper 96200 APR 01, 2015

Bartolini, Laura

Indigenous peoples development in World Bank-financed projects : our people, our resources - striving for a peaceful and plentiful planet : case studies report (English)

This report presents a brief discussion of indigenous peoples’ development as evidenced in a select number of case studies about World Bank financed projects that had a positive impact on indigenous peoples’ communities. ... See More +

Working Paper 100434 APR 01, 2015

Duchicela Santa Cruz,Luis Felipe Atahualpa; Jensby,Svend; Uquillas Rodas,Jorge E.; Lukic,Jelena; Sirker,Karen

Caribbean - Climate Innovation Center Project : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples planning framework (English)

The objective of this Caribbean Climate Innovation Center Project is to strengthen the capacity of the Caribbean Climate Innovation Center (CCIC), which was established by InfoDev in 2013 with a $1.5 million grant from a World Bank Development Grant facility (DGF). ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP773 FEB 26, 2015

Missing Women in the South Caucasus : local perceptions and proposed solutions (Armenian)

This report, Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions, discusses research conducted on skewed sex ratios in the South Caucasus. ... See More +

Working Paper 94705 FEB 01, 2015

Dudwick,Nora English

Behavioral economics and social exclusion : can interventions overcome prejudice ? (English)

Behavioral economics recognizes that mental models -- intuitive sets of ideas about how things work -- can bias an individual's perceptions of himself and the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7198 FEB 01, 2015

Hoff, Karla

The identification for development (ID4D) agenda : its potential for empowering women and girls - background paper (English)

Gender inequality and related issues remain a major global challenge, particularly for developing countries. Despite considerable progress on gender equality over recent decades, key gender gaps remain in endowments (health and education), in access to jobs and economic opportunities, and in voice and agency. ... See More +

Working Paper 99543 JAN 01, 2015

Dahan,Mariana; Hanmer,Lucia C.

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The long-term impacts of international migration : evidence from a lottery (English)
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NOV 16, 2015 WPS7495 Policy Research Working Paper
Migration in Vietnam : new evidence from recent surveys (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 102310 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Social norms theory and development economics (English)
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OCT 20, 2015 WPS7450 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender, mobility, and middle class in Europe and Central Asia : insights from qualitative research (English)
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OCT 16, 2015 100560 Working Paper
Recasting culture to undo gender : a sociological analysis of Jeevika in rural Bihar, India (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 WPS7411 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines - Second Social Welfare Development and Reform Project : indigenous peoples participation framework (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 SFG1350 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Bangladesh - Skills and Training Enhancement Project : additional financing - framework and guidelines for small ethnic communities plan (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 SFG1321 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Philippines - Peace Financing Facility Project : indigenous peoples framework (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 SFG1320 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Guyana - University of Guyana and World Bank Science and Technology Project : indigenous peoples planning framework (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 SFG1486 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 6) : Ethnic minority development plan for Da Teh reservoir, My Duc Commune, Da Teh district, Lam Dong province (English)
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JUN 25, 2015 SFG1146 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Sisters of Success : Measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls’ transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 98322 Working Paper
Philippines - Inclusive Partnerships for Agricultural Competitiveness Project : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples development framework (English)
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MAY 22, 2015 SFG1106 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Labor migration and welfare in the Kyrgyz Republic (2008-2013) (English)
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MAY 08, 2015 99771 Working Paper Russian
Central America - Migration and women’s agency in agriculture : women in agriculture - the impact of male out-migration on women’s agency, household welfare, and agricultural productivity (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 AUS9147 Working Paper
The role of transnational family distribution in shaping remittance flows (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96200 Working Paper
Indigenous peoples development in World Bank-financed projects : our people, our resources - striving for a peaceful and plentiful planet : case studies report (English)
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APR 01, 2015 100434 Working Paper
Caribbean - Climate Innovation Center Project : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples planning framework (English)
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FEB 26, 2015 IPP773 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Missing Women in the South Caucasus : local perceptions and proposed solutions (Armenian)
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FEB 01, 2015 94705 Working Paper English
Behavioral economics and social exclusion : can interventions overcome prejudice ? (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7198 Policy Research Working Paper
The identification for development (ID4D) agenda : its potential for empowering women and girls - background paper (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 99543 Working Paper