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A firm of one's own : experimental evidence on credit constraints and occupational choice (English)

This study presents results from a randomized evaluation of two labor market interventions targeted to young women aged 18 to 19 years in three of Nairobi's poorest neighborhoods. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7977 FEB 16, 2017

Brudevold-Newman,Andrew Peter; Honorati,Maddalena; Jakiela,Pamela; Ozier,Owen Disclosed

Death scares : how potential work-migrants infer mortality rates from migrant deaths (English)

This paper studies how potential work migrants infer mortality rates from incidents of migrant deaths. In the context of migrant workers from Nepal to Malaysia and the Persian Gulf countries, the study finds that the death of a migrant from a district lowers migration outflows in subsequent months. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7946 JAN 23, 2017

Shrestha,Maheshwor Disclosed

Get rich or die tryin' : perceived earnings, perceived mortality rate and the value of a statistical life of potential work-migrants from Nepal (English)

Do potential migrants have accurate information about the risks and returns of migrating abroad? And, given the information they have, what is their revealed willingness to trade risks for higher earnings? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7945 JAN 23, 2017

Shrestha,Maheshwor Disclosed

Argentina - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY15-FY18 (English)

This Performance and Learning Review (PLR) summarizes progress in the implementation of the World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for the Argentine Republic for the period FY15-FY18 , discussed by the WBG Executive Directors on September 9, 2014. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 110546 JAN 13, 2017

Disclosed

Conditionality as targeting? : participation and distributional effects of conditional cash transfers (English)

Conditional cash transfer programs, whereby transfers to households are conditional on school attendance or health checkups, have become a widespread policy tool. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7940 JAN 11, 2017

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos Disclosed

Kenya - National Safety Net Program Project (English)

Project Information Document 111509 JAN 10, 2017

Disclosed

Report from the Executive Directors of the International Development Association to the Board of Governors : Additions to IDA Resources - Eighteenth Replenishment (English)

Responding to heightened global ambitions and escalating risks, IDA18 presents a bold paradigm shift in how it mobilizes finance to support a significant policy package to help IDA clients achieve their development goals. ... See More +

Board Report 112728 JAN 10, 2017

Disclosed

Expanding access to finance for small-scale businesses secured transactions reform : an Indonesia case study (English)

A lack of access to finance has been one of the biggest impediments to the development and growth of the small-scale business sector in Indonesia. ... See More +

Working Paper 111735 JAN 05, 2017

Disclosed

Mozambique - Social Protection Project : resettlement plan : Quadro da política de reassentamento (Portuguese)

Resettlement Plan SFG2931 JAN 01, 2017

Zapatero Larrio,Eric Disclosed

Mozambique - Social Protection Project : environmental assessment : Quadro de gestao ambiental e social (Portuguese)

Environmental Assessment SFG2919 JAN 01, 2017

Zapatero Larrio,Eric Disclosed

Congo, Republic of - Lisungi Safety Nets Project : environmental assessment : Plan en faveur des populations autochtones (PPA) du district de NGO et Gamboma (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2815 DEC 31, 2016

Pereira Guimaraes Leite,Phillippe George Disclosed

Bangladesh - Disability and Children at Risk Project (English)

Ratings for the Disability and Children at Risk Project for Bangladesh were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3897 DEC 12, 2016

Disclosed

Pakistan - National Social Protection Program Project (English)

Program Information Document PIDA84978 DEC 01, 2016

Zhang,Lansong Disclosed

Togo - Youth Employment Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de réinstallation des populations pour Projet de Développement Communautaire et des Filets Sociaux (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG2906 DEC 01, 2016

Van Dyck,John Disclosed

Pakistan - National Social Protection Program : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The development objective of the National Social Protection Program for Pakistan is to strengthen the national social safety net systems for the poor to enhance their human capital and access to complementary services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 111016 DEC 01, 2016

Zhang,Lansong Disclosed

Socioeconomic resilience : multi-hazard estimates in 117 countries (English)

This paper presents a model to assess the socioeconomic resilience to natural disasters of an economy, defined as its capacity to mitigate the impact of disaster-related asset losses on welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7886 NOV 14, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore,Mook; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Dominican Republic - Social Protection Investment Project (English)

Ratings for the Social Protection Investment Project for Dominican Republic was as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3930 OCT 20, 2016

Disclosed

Global talent flows (English)

The global distribution of talent is highly skewed and the resources available to countries to develop and utilize their best and brightest vary substantially. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7852 OCT 05, 2016

Kerr,Sari Pekkala; Kerr,William Robert; Ozden,Caglar; Parsons,Christopher Robert Disclosed

Vietnam - Systematic Country Diagnostic : Tiếp bước thành công : Nhóm ưu tiên tăng trưởng toàn diện và bền vữn g (Vietnamese)

Vietnam is a leading case of a country that has achieved rapid growth, poverty reduction, and shared prosperity. Vietnam’s past achievements came through a combination of different developments. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 108348 OCT 01, 2016

Eckardt,Sebastian; Demombynes,Gabriel; Chandrasekharan Behr,Diji English Disclosed

Serbia - Second Programmatic State Owned Enterprises Reform Operation Project (English)

The development objectives of the Second Programmatic State Owned Enterprises Reform Operation Project for Serbia are to reduce state participation and level of direct and indirect support to the real sector, enhance state owned enterprises (SOEs) performance, governance and accountability, and mitigate the short term social and labor impacts of the SOEs restructuring and disposition plans. ... See More +

Program Document 108294 SEP 27, 2016

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A firm of one's own : experimental evidence on credit constraints and occupational choice (English)
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FEB 16, 2017 WPS7977 Policy Research Working Paper
Death scares : how potential work-migrants infer mortality rates from migrant deaths (English)
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JAN 23, 2017 WPS7946 Policy Research Working Paper
Get rich or die tryin' : perceived earnings, perceived mortality rate and the value of a statistical life of potential work-migrants from Nepal (English)
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JAN 23, 2017 WPS7945 Policy Research Working Paper
Argentina - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY15-FY18 (English)
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JAN 13, 2017 110546 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Conditionality as targeting? : participation and distributional effects of conditional cash transfers (English)
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JAN 11, 2017 WPS7940 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - National Safety Net Program Project (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 111509 Project Information Document
Report from the Executive Directors of the International Development Association to the Board of Governors : Additions to IDA Resources - Eighteenth Replenishment (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 112728 Board Report
Expanding access to finance for small-scale businesses secured transactions reform : an Indonesia case study (English)
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JAN 05, 2017 111735 Working Paper
Mozambique - Social Protection Project : resettlement plan : Quadro da política de reassentamento (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2931 Resettlement Plan
Mozambique - Social Protection Project : environmental assessment : Quadro de gestao ambiental e social (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2919 Environmental Assessment
Congo, Republic of - Lisungi Safety Nets Project : environmental assessment : Plan en faveur des populations autochtones (PPA) du district de NGO et Gamboma (French)
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DEC 31, 2016 SFG2815 Environmental Assessment
Bangladesh - Disability and Children at Risk Project (English)
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DEC 12, 2016 ICR3897 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Pakistan - National Social Protection Program Project (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 PIDA84978 Program Information Document
Togo - Youth Employment Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de réinstallation des populations pour Projet de Développement Communautaire et des Filets Sociaux (French)
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DEC 01, 2016 SFG2906 Resettlement Plan
Pakistan - National Social Protection Program : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 111016 Environmental Assessment
Socioeconomic resilience : multi-hazard estimates in 117 countries (English)
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NOV 14, 2016 WPS7886 Policy Research Working Paper
Dominican Republic - Social Protection Investment Project (English)
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OCT 20, 2016 ICR3930 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Global talent flows (English)
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OCT 05, 2016 WPS7852 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Systematic Country Diagnostic : Tiếp bước thành công : Nhóm ưu tiên tăng trưởng toàn diện và bền vữn g (Vietnamese)
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OCT 01, 2016 108348 Systematic Country Diagnostic English
Serbia - Second Programmatic State Owned Enterprises Reform Operation Project (English)
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SEP 27, 2016 108294 Program Document