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Investing in young children : key interventions and principles to ensure all young children reach their full potential (English)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Brief 93207 NOV 01, 2014

Denboba, A.; Sayre, R.; L, Wodon,; Rawlings, Elder, L; Lombardi, J.

Investing in young children : the SABER system approach (English)

Among the various investments in human capital that countries can make, those related to early childhood development (ECD) may have the largest returns later in life. ... See More +

Brief 93205 NOV 01, 2014

Denboba, A.; Devercelli, A.; Neuman, M.; Sayre, R.; Wodon, Q.

Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns (English)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Working Paper 92988 OCT 01, 2014

Denboba, Amina D.; Sayre, Rebecca K.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Elder, Leslie K.; Rawlings, Laura B.; Lombardi, Joan Spanish, Portuguese

Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificar el desarrollo en la primera infancia : invertir en los ninos de corta edad reporta grandes beneficios (Spanish)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Working Paper 92988 OCT 01, 2014

Denboba, Amina D.; Sayre, Rebecca K.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Elder, Leslie K.; Rawlings, Laura B.; Lombardi, Joan English, Portuguese

Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger : Forced displacement of and potential solutions for IDPS and refugees in the Sahel (English)

A development response to forced displacement in the Sahel requires a regional approach. Such an approach would have the benefits of being able to: (i) overcome challenges relating to cross--- border movements, (ii) obtain commitments by host governments to support the prospects of displaced from neighboring countries and (iii) facilitate common approaches, shared conceptualization and learning. ... See More +

Working Paper 89951 AUG 01, 2014

Philippines - Are cash transfer programs effective? (English)

Countries around the world increasingly rely on conditional cash transfers to boost health and education outcomes for the poorest citizens. In developing and middle income countries in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, cash transfer programs are proving effective in a range of areas, including as an incentive to get more girls in school. ... See More +

Brief 91131 JUL 01, 2014

Marcus, Aliza [editor]; Berman, Daphna

Child labor and learning (English)

This paper uses a unique micro panel dataset of Brazilian students to investigate the impact of working while in school on learning outcomes. The potential endogeneity is addressed through the use of difference-in-difference and instrumental variable estimators. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6904 JUN 01, 2014

Emerson, Patrick M.; Ponczek, Vladimir; Portela Souza, Andre

Cambodia - Early Childhood Development Education for Floating Villages Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan (Khmer)

The objective of the Early Childhood Development Education for Floating Villages Project for Cambodia is to improve access to quality Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) services through community and home-based programs for 0 to 5-year-olds, particularly for those from disadvantaged background, in the targeted areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4585 JUN 01, 2014

English

SABER workforce development country report : Bulgaria 2014 (Bulgarian)

This report presents a comprehensive diagnostic assessment of Bulgariaapos;s workforce development (WfD) policies and institutions. The results are based on a new World Bank tool designed for this purpose, SABER-WfD. ... See More +

Working Paper 85987 MAY 27, 2014

English

Statement by Mr. Anthony Lake at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Anthony Lake, Executive Director at the eighty-ninth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014. Five years after the global financial crisis, the economic outlook is brightening: growth is picking up in both developing countries and high-income economies. ... See More +

Board Report 86982 APR 12, 2014

Lake, Anthony

Cash transfers and child labor (English)

Cash transfer programs are widely used in settings where child labor is prevalent. Although many of these programs are explicitly implemented to improve childrenapos;s welfare, in theory their impact on child labor is undetermined. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6826 MAR 01, 2014

de Hoop, Jacobus; Rosati, Furio C.

Wealth gradients in early childhood cognitive development in five Latin American countries (English)

Research from the United States shows that gaps in early cognitive and noncognitive abilities appear early in the life cycle. Little is known about this important question for developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6779 FEB 01, 2014

Schady,, Norbert; Behrman, Jere; Araujo, Maria Caridad; Azuero,, Rodrigo; Bernal, Raquel; Bravo, David; Lopez-Boo, Florencia; Macours, Karen; Marshall, Daniela; Paxson, Christina; Vakis, Renos

The impact of early childhood education on early achievement gaps : evidence from the Indonesia early childhood education and development (ECED) project (English)

This paper assesses whether the Indonesia Early Childhood Education and Development project had an impact on early achievement gaps as measured by an array of child development outcomes and enrollment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6794 FEB 01, 2014

Jung, Haeil; Hasan, Amer

Do African children have an equal chance? : A human opportunity report for sub saharan Africa (English)

This study explores the changing opportunities for children in Africa. While the definition of “opportunities” can be subjective and depend on the societal context, this report focuses on efforts to build future human capital, directly (through education and health investments) and indirectly (through complementary infrastructure such as safe water, adequate sanitation, electricity, and so on). ... See More +

Publication 91640 JAN 01, 2014

Dabalen, Andrew; Narayan, Ambar; Saavedra-Chanduvi, Jaime; Suarez, Alejandro Hoyos; Abras, Ana; Tiwari, Sailesh

Statement by Ms. Geeta Rao Gupta, Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF : 88th meeting of the Development Committee (English)

This is a statement by Ms. Geeta Rao Gupta, Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF, at the eighty-eighth meeting of the Development Committe held on October 12, 2013. ... See More +

Board Report 81894 OCT 12, 2013

Gupta, Geeta Rao

Sri Lanka - Can conditional cash transfer programs serve as safety nets in keeping children at school and from working when exposed to shocks? (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, Can Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs serve as safety nets in keeping children at school and from working when exposed to shocks? ... See More +

Brief 81206 AUG 14, 2013

Janvry, Alain de; Finan, Frederico; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Vakis, Renos

Childrenapos;s schooling and work in the presence of a conditional cash transfer program in rural Colombia (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Childrenapos;s schooling and work in the presence of a conditional cash transfer program in rural Colombia, conducted between 2001 and 2003 in Colombia. ... See More +

Brief 81214 AUG 14, 2013

Attanasio, Orazio; Fitzsimons, Emla; Gomez, Ana; Gutierrez, Martha Isabel; Meghir, Costas; Mesnard, Alice

Does child labour displace schooling? Evidence on behavioral responses to an enrollment subsidy (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Does child labour displace schooling? Evidence on behavioral responses to an enrollment subsidy, conducted between 1995 and 1996, in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Brief 81289 AUG 14, 2013

Ravallion, Martin; Wodon, Quentin

Does money matter? : the effects of cash transfers on child health and development in rural Ecuador (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Does money matter? : the effects of cash transfers on child health and development in rural Ecuador, conducted in 2003 in Ecuador. ... See More +

Brief 81298 AUG 14, 2013

Paxson, Christina; Schady, Norbert

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Investing in young children : key interventions and principles to ensure all young children reach their full potential (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93207 Brief
Investing in young children : the SABER system approach (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93205 Brief
Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92988 Working Paper Spanish, Portuguese
Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificar el desarrollo en la primera infancia : invertir en los ninos de corta edad reporta grandes beneficios (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2014 92988 Working Paper English, Portuguese
Democratic Republic of Congo - Support to Street Children and Vulnerable Groups Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)
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SEP 02, 2014 90377 Procurement Plan
Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger : Forced displacement of and potential solutions for IDPS and refugees in the Sahel (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 89951 Working Paper
Philippines - Are cash transfer programs effective? (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 91131 Brief
Child labor and learning (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6904 Policy Research Working Paper
Cambodia - Early Childhood Development Education for Floating Villages Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan (Khmer)
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JUN 01, 2014 E4585 Environmental Assessment English
SABER workforce development country report : Bulgaria 2014 (Bulgarian)
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MAY 27, 2014 85987 Working Paper English
Statement by Mr. Anthony Lake at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014 (English)
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APR 12, 2014 86982 Board Report
Cash transfers and child labor (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6826 Policy Research Working Paper
Wealth gradients in early childhood cognitive development in five Latin American countries (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6779 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of early childhood education on early achievement gaps : evidence from the Indonesia early childhood education and development (ECED) project (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6794 Policy Research Working Paper
Do African children have an equal chance? : A human opportunity report for sub saharan Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 91640 Publication
Statement by Ms. Geeta Rao Gupta, Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF : 88th meeting of the Development Committee (English)
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OCT 12, 2013 81894 Board Report
Sri Lanka - Can conditional cash transfer programs serve as safety nets in keeping children at school and from working when exposed to shocks? (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81206 Brief
Childrenapos;s schooling and work in the presence of a conditional cash transfer program in rural Colombia (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81214 Brief
Does child labour displace schooling? Evidence on behavioral responses to an enrollment subsidy (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81289 Brief
Does money matter? : the effects of cash transfers on child health and development in rural Ecuador (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81298 Brief