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The 1.5 billion people question : food, vouchers, or cash transfers? (English)

With 1.5 billion people covered globally, food and voucher programs provide an important lifeline for the poor and vulnerable. The study is the 1.5 Billion People Question: Food, Vouchers or Cash Transfers? ... See More +

Publication 120368 NOV 11, 2017

Alderman,Harold H.; Gentilini,Ugo; Yemtsov,Ruslan G. Disclosed

Labor policy and digital technology use : indicative evidence from cross-country correlations (English)

This paper exploits variation in country-level indicators drawn from published data to analyze the relationship between labor regulation and the use of digital technology. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8221 OCT 18, 2017

Packard,Truman G.; Montenegro,Claudio E. Disclosed

Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan for Shengavit Complex Social Services Territorial Center (English)

The objectives of the Second Social Protection Administration Project are to: (i) improve social protection service delivery and (ii) strengthen analytical and monitoring and evaluation functions of the agenciesdelivering social protection benefits and services.Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: waste collection and disposal pathways and sites will be identified for all major waste types expected from demolition and construction activities; mineral construction and demolition wastes will be separated from general refuse, organic, liquid and chemical wastes by on-site sorting and stored in appropriate containers; construction waste will be collected and disposed properly by licensed collectors; the records of waste disposal will be maintained as proof for proper management as designed. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3684 OCT 12, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan for Talin Complex Social Services Territorial Center (English)

The objectives of the Second Social Protection Administration Project are to: (i) improve social protection service delivery and (ii) strengthen analytical and monitoring and evaluation functions of the agenciesdelivering social protection benefits and services.Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: waste collection and disposal pathways and sites will be identified for all major waste types expected from demolition and construction activities; mineral construction and demolition wastes will be separated from general refuse, organic, liquid and chemical wastes by on-site sorting and stored in appropriate containers; construction waste will be collected and disposed properly by licensed collectors; the records of waste disposal will be maintained as proof for proper management as designed. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3684 OCT 12, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for Tashir Child Entertainment/Kids Craft and Complex Social Services Territorial Centers (English)

The objectives of the Second Social Protection Administration Project are to: (i) improve social protection service delivery and (ii) strengthen analytical and monitoring and evaluation functions of the agenciesdelivering social protection benefits and services.Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: waste collection and disposal pathways and sites will be identified for all major waste types expected from demolition and construction activities; mineral construction and demolition wastes will be separated from general refuse, organic, liquid and chemical wastes by on-site sorting and stored in appropriate containers; construction waste will be collected and disposed properly by licensed collectors; the records of waste disposal will be maintained as proof for proper management as designed. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3684 OCT 12, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Rwanda - Social Protection Investment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of Social Protection Investment Project aims to support the government of Rwanda to improve the coverage of the vulnerable and the effective delivery of Rwanda's main social protection program. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3664 OCT 02, 2017

Mukanyiligira Sissi,Dimitrie Disclosed

Rwanda - Social Protection Investment Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The Project Objective of the Social Protection Investment Project for Rwanda is to support the Government of Rwanda to improve the coverage of the vulnerable and the effective delivery of Rwanda's main social protection programmes. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3637 OCT 02, 2017

Mukanyiligira Sissi,Dimitrie Disclosed

Brazil - Salvador Social Multi-Sector Service Delivery Project : environmental assessment : Marco de gestão socioambiental (Portuguese)

Environmental Assessment SFG3656 SEP 22, 2017

Orna,Patricia O. Disclosed

Optimal targeting under budget constraints in a humanitarian context (English)

The combination of conflict, food insecurity, and displacement generates competing claims for financial resources that stretch the donors' ability to provide funding and the humanitarian organizations' capacity to provide social assistance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8191 SEP 12, 2017

Gigliarano,Chiara; Verme,Paolo Disclosed

Child schooling and child work in the presence of a partial education subsidy (English)

Could a partial subsidy for child education increase children's participation in paid work? In contrast to much of the theoretical and empirical child labor literature, this paper shows that child work and school participation can be complements under certain conditions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8182 SEP 06, 2017

De Hoop,Jacobus Joost; Friedman,Jed; Kandpal,Eeshani; Rosati,Furio Camillo Disclosed

Will elders provide for their grandchildren ?: unconditional cash transfers and educational expenditures in Bolivia (English)

This paper takes advantage of repeated cross-section household surveys and a sharp discontinuity created by the introduction of an unconditional cash transfer to elders. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8176 AUG 29, 2017

Canavire-Bacarreza,Gustavo; Chong,Alberto; Rios-Avila,Fernando; Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

Knowledge brief : when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can benefit from working together (English)

The World Bank Water Global Practice, under the WSS GSG Utility Turnaround thematic area, has implemented the Global Study on WSS Utility Aggregation to provide evidence-based guidance to policy makers and practitioners regarding when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can work together, or aggregate, to successfully deliver specific policy outcomes, such as better services or lower costs. ... See More +

Working Paper 119031 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Turkey - Country partnership framework for the period FY18 - FY21 (English)

This Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Turkey covers the period FY18-21. Itis aligned with the objectives of Turkey’s 10th Development Plan and is based on the findings of aWorld Bank Group (WBG) Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) that was finalized in February 2017. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 110906 JUL 28, 2017

Disclosed

Results of the World Bank's RAS program in Romania, 2012-2015 (English)

In October 2015, the World Bank Romania Country Office commissioned an evaluation of its reimbursable advisory services (RAS) program for the 2012-2015 period. ... See More +

Working Paper 119451 JUL 17, 2017

Roberts,Dawn; Torkos,Andras Tamas Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Second Health and Social Protection Project : procurement plan (Russian,English)

Procurement Plan 117637 JUL 07, 2017

Disclosed

Social registries for social assistance and beyond : a guidance note and assessment tool (English)

This paper makes several contributions. First, it presents a ‘guidance note’ on the framework for Social Registries, anchoring the definition of these systems in their functions along the Delivery Chain and their social policy role as inclusion systems, while clarifying terminology in a manner that is consistent with IT standards in the discussion of their architecture as information systems. ... See More +

Working Paper 117971 JUL 01, 2017

Pereira Guimaraes Leite,Phillippe George; George,Tina; Sun,Changqing; Jones,Theresa; Lindert,Kathy A. Disclosed

Ethiopia - Rural Safety Net Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Rural Safety Net Project for Ethiopia is to support the Government of Ethiopia in improving the effectiveness and scalability of its rural safety net system. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3475 JUN 30, 2017

Beyene,Samrawit Girma Disclosed

Lebanon - Second Emergency Social Protection Implementation Support Project (English)

Ratings of Second Emergency Social Protection Implementation Support Project (ESPISP II) for Lebanon were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4111 JUN 30, 2017

Disclosed

Well begun, but aiming higher: a review of Vietnam's education trends in the past 20 years and emerging challenges (English)

Given its modest position as a lower-middle-income country, Vietnam stands out from the rest of the world with its remarkable performance on standardized test scores, school enrollment, and completed years of schooling. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8112 JUN 26, 2017

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Glewwe,Paul W. Disclosed

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The 1.5 billion people question : food, vouchers, or cash transfers? (English)
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NOV 11, 2017 120368 Publication
Labor policy and digital technology use : indicative evidence from cross-country correlations (English)
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OCT 18, 2017 WPS8221 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan for Shengavit Complex Social Services Territorial Center (English)
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OCT 12, 2017 SFG3684 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan for Talin Complex Social Services Territorial Center (English)
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OCT 12, 2017 SFG3684 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for Tashir Child Entertainment/Kids Craft and Complex Social Services Territorial Centers (English)
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OCT 12, 2017 SFG3684 Environmental Assessment
Rwanda - Social Protection Investment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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OCT 02, 2017 SFG3664 Resettlement Plan
Rwanda - Social Protection Investment Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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OCT 02, 2017 SFG3637 Environmental Assessment
Brazil - Salvador Social Multi-Sector Service Delivery Project : environmental assessment : Marco de gestão socioambiental (Portuguese)
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SEP 22, 2017 SFG3656 Environmental Assessment
Optimal targeting under budget constraints in a humanitarian context (English)
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SEP 12, 2017 WPS8191 Policy Research Working Paper
Child schooling and child work in the presence of a partial education subsidy (English)
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SEP 06, 2017 WPS8182 Policy Research Working Paper
Will elders provide for their grandchildren ?: unconditional cash transfers and educational expenditures in Bolivia (English)
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AUG 29, 2017 WPS8176 Policy Research Working Paper
Knowledge brief : when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can benefit from working together (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119031 Working Paper
Turkey - Country partnership framework for the period FY18 - FY21 (English)
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JUL 28, 2017 110906 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Results of the World Bank's RAS program in Romania, 2012-2015 (English)
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JUL 17, 2017 119451 Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Second Health and Social Protection Project : procurement plan (Russian,English)
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JUL 07, 2017 117637 Procurement Plan
Social registries for social assistance and beyond : a guidance note and assessment tool (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117971 Working Paper
Ethiopia - Rural Safety Net Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 SFG3475 Environmental Assessment
Lebanon - Second Emergency Social Protection Implementation Support Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 ICR4111 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Well begun, but aiming higher: a review of Vietnam's education trends in the past 20 years and emerging challenges (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8112 Policy Research Working Paper
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