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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

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;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

Turkish 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

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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

Congo - Support to Street Children and Vulnerable Groups in Kinshasa Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)

Procurement Plan 95577 MAR 20, 2015

Disclosed

Orphans and Ebola : estimating the secondary impact of a public health crisis (English)

The 2014 Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in West Africa is the largest to date by far. Ebola Virus Disease causes disproportionate mortality among the working-age population, resulting in far more mortality for parents of young children than other health crises. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7196 FEB 01, 2015

Evans, David K.; Popova, Anna Disclosed

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. 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 +

Other Poverty Study ACS13078 JAN 15, 2015

Disclosed

SABER early childhood development country report : Albania 2015 (English)

This report presents an analysis of the early childhood development (ECD) programs and policies that affect young children in Albania and recommendations to move forward. ... See More +

Working Paper 100078 JAN 01, 2015

Disclosed

Forced displacement in the Great Lakes region (English)

At the end of 2013, there were about 3.3 million people who remained forcibly displaced within the Great Lakes Region (GLR) of Africa. Of these, 82 percent were internally displaced persons (IDPs) and 18 percent refugees; 64 percent were under 18 years old. ... See More +

Working Paper 94563 JAN 01, 2015

French Disclosed

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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
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 Turkish
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
Congo - Support to Street Children and Vulnerable Groups in Kinshasa Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)
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MAR 20, 2015 95577 Procurement Plan
Orphans and Ebola : estimating the secondary impact of a public health crisis (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7196 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 15, 2015 ACS13078 Other Poverty Study
SABER early childhood development country report : Albania 2015 (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 100078 Working Paper
Forced displacement in the Great Lakes region (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94563 Working Paper French