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Child labour and the youth decent work deficit in Ghana : inter-agency country report (English)

Overcoming the twin challenges of child labour and the youth decent work deficit will be critical to Ghana’s progress towards realising its broader social development goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 106064 APR 08, 2016

Disclosed

Indonesia - Can community preschools improve poor children’s development? (English)

In Indonesia, researchers evaluated a project to expand access to early childhood services in the country’s poorest areas by giving communities grants for preschools and providing teacher training and facilitators to encourage use of services. ... See More +

Brief 105171 MAR 01, 2016

Marcus,Aliza Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Nigeria (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Nigeria. Measures of child marriage are high. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 42.1 percent, but it has declined over time. ... See More +

Brief 106413 MAR 01, 2016

Malé,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

MENA’s forced displacement crisis (English)

The latest MENA Quarterly Economic Brief estimates growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region to fall short of expectation at 2.6 percent in 2015, about 0.2 percentage points below the October 2015 forecast. ... See More +

Brief 105730 MAR 01, 2016

Mottaghi,Lili Disclosed

Democratic Republic of Congo - Street Children Project (English)

Ratings for the Street Children Project for Democratic Republic of Congo were as follows: outcomes were 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 ICR3749 FEB 29, 2016

Disclosed

The twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization in the ECOWAS region : an overview (English)

Overcoming the twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization will be critical to progress towards the millennium development goals in the Economic commission for West Africa States (ECOWAS) region. ... See More +

Working Paper 103602 JAN 01, 2016

Rosati,Furio Camillo; Breglia,Maria Gabriella; Guarcello,Lorenzo; Lyon,Scott; Valdivia,Cristina Aurora Disclosed

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Early childhood development (English)

This report presents an analysis of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) programs and policies that affect young children in Macedonia and recommendations to move forward. ... See More +

Working Paper 105031 DEC 31, 2015

Adams,Lindsay Sarah Disclosed

Forced displacement and refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa : an economic inquiry (English)

Most reports on refugees deal with the immediate needs of displaced people. This paper seeks to go beyond the emergency phase and explore the challenges surrounding protracted refugee situations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7517 DEC 15, 2015

Verwimp,Philip; Maystadt,Jean-Francois Paul Claude Disclosed

The heterogeneous effects of a food price crisis on child school enrolment and labor : evidence from Pakistan (English)

Using a panel survey, this paper investigates how food price increase in Pakistan in 2008–2010affects children’s school enrollment and labor. The causal identification relies on thegeographical variations in food (wheat) price. ... See More +

Journal Article 104049 NOV 11, 2015

Hou,Xiaohui; Hong,Seo Yeon; Scott,Kinnon Disclosed

The causal impacts of child labor law in Brazil : some preliminary findings (English)

This paper investigates the causal impact of the change in Brazil’s child labor law of December 1998. The change increased the minimum legal age of entry into the labor force from 14 to 16 years. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7444 OCT 19, 2015

Piza,Caio; Portela Souza,André Disclosed

Ukraine - Social Safety Nets Modernization Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Social Safety Nets Modernization Project for Ukraine is to improve the performance of Ukraine social assistance and social services system for low-income families. ... See More +

Project Paper RES19853 OCT 07, 2015

Griaznova,Oleksandra Disclosed

Supply and demand for child care services in Turkey : a mixed methods study (English)

Despite increases in availability of center based child care and preschool services in Turkey over the last decade, both the supply of services and utilization remain low. ... See More +

Working Paper 98884 SEP 01, 2015

Disclosed

Jim Yong Kim speaks at event on early childhood development with Novak Djokovic (English)

Education is one of the surest ways we have to end extreme poverty in the world. When young children and their families have access to early childhood development - essential health, nutrition, education, and social protection services, they are afforded the opportunity to learn and lead healthy and productive lives. ... See More +

Working Paper 101993 AUG 26, 2015

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Improving learning outcomes through early childhood development (English)

A child’s earliest years present a window of opportunity to address inequality and improve outcomeslater in life. The potential benefits from supporting early childhood development (ECD) range from healthy development to better schooling outcomes to increased productivity in life. ... See More +

Brief 98448 JUL 01, 2015

Spanish, French Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - DRC Street Children Project : P115318 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19700 JUN 10, 2015

0000A8056

Socioeconomic impact of the crisis in north Mali on displaced people : Impact socio-économique de la crise au nord du Mali sur les personnes déplacées (French)

This paper analyzes the impact of the 2012 crisis in Mali on internally displaced people, refugees and returnees. It uses information from a face-to-face household survey as well as follow-up interviews with its respondents via mobile phones. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7253 JUN 08, 2015

Etang Ndip,Alvin; Hoogeveen,Johannes G.; Lendorfer,Julia Disclosed

Kenya - Do infants benefit when older siblings are dewormed? (English)

Early childhood is a crucial window of opportunity for improving lives. The challenge for policymakers and development experts knows which programs give children’s development the best boost and how to implement them. ... See More +

Brief 99207 JUN 01, 2015

Marcus,Aliza Disclosed

Socioeconomic impact of the crisis in north Mali on displaced people (English)

This paper analyzes the impact of the 2012 crisis in Mali on internally displaced people, refugees and returnees. It uses information from a face-to-face household survey as well as follow-up interviews with its respondents via mobile phones. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7253 MAY 01, 2015

Etang Ndip,Alvin; Hoogeveen,Johannes G.; Lendorfer,Julia Disclosed

Performance of a receptive language test among young children in Madagascar (English)

Language tests developed and validated in one country may lose their desired properties when translated for use in another, possibly resulting in misleading estimates of ability. ... See More +

Journal Article 102471 APR 01, 2015

Ann M. Weber; Lia C. H. Fernald; Galasso,Emanuela; Ratsifandrihamanana,Lisy Zarasoa Disclosed

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Child labour and the youth decent work deficit in Ghana : inter-agency country report (English)
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APR 08, 2016 106064 Working Paper
Indonesia - Can community preschools improve poor children’s development? (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105171 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in Nigeria (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 106413 Brief
MENA’s forced displacement crisis (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105730 Brief
Democratic Republic of Congo - Street Children Project (English)
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FEB 29, 2016 ICR3749 Implementation Completion and Results Report
The twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization in the ECOWAS region : an overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103602 Working Paper
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Early childhood development (English)
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DEC 31, 2015 105031 Working Paper
Forced displacement and refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa : an economic inquiry (English)
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DEC 15, 2015 WPS7517 Policy Research Working Paper
The heterogeneous effects of a food price crisis on child school enrolment and labor : evidence from Pakistan (English)
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NOV 11, 2015 104049 Journal Article
The causal impacts of child labor law in Brazil : some preliminary findings (English)
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OCT 19, 2015 WPS7444 Policy Research Working Paper
Ukraine - Social Safety Nets Modernization Project : restructuring (English)
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OCT 07, 2015 RES19853 Project Paper
Supply and demand for child care services in Turkey : a mixed methods study (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 98884 Working Paper
Jim Yong Kim speaks at event on early childhood development with Novak Djokovic (English)
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AUG 26, 2015 101993 Working Paper
Improving learning outcomes through early childhood development (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98448 Brief Spanish, French
Congo, Democratic Republic of - DRC Street Children Project : P115318 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)
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JUN 10, 2015 ISR19700 Implementation Status and Results Report
Socioeconomic impact of the crisis in north Mali on displaced people : Impact socio-économique de la crise au nord du Mali sur les personnes déplacées (French)
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JUN 08, 2015 WPS7253 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - Do infants benefit when older siblings are dewormed? (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 99207 Brief
Socioeconomic impact of the crisis in north Mali on displaced people (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 WPS7253 Policy Research Working Paper
Performance of a receptive language test among young children in Madagascar (English)
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APR 01, 2015 102471 Journal Article
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Support to Street Children and Vulnerable Groups Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)
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MAR 20, 2015 95444 Procurement Plan