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Are the children of uneducated farmers doubly disadvantaged ? farm, nonfarm and intergenerational educational mobility in rural China (English)

This paper relaxes the single-factor model of intergenerational educational mobility and analyzes heterogeneous effects of family background on children’s education in villages, with a focus on the role of nonfarm occupations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7459 OCT 26, 2015

Emran,M. Shahe; Sun,Yan

Pension coverage for parents and educational investment in children: evidence from urban China (English)

When social security is established to provide pensions to parents, their reliance upon children for future financial support decreases, and their need to save for retirement also falls. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7457 OCT 26, 2015

Mu,Ren; Du,Yang

Gender, mobility, and middle class in Europe and Central Asia : insights from qualitative research (English)

New qualitative fieldwork in eight countries of Europe and Central Asia (ECA) indicates that the dramatic declines in poverty in much of the region over the last decade do not appear to be registering very favorably with men and women on the ground. ... See More +

Working Paper 100560 OCT 16, 2015

Petesch,Patti L.; Demarchi,Giorgia

Family policies in Russia : could efforts to raise fertility rates slow population aging? (English)

Policymakers in many countries, including the Russian Federation, are attempting to encourage fertility as part of their response to the challenge of population aging. ... See More +

Working Paper 99503 SEP 12, 2015

Elizarov,Valeriy; Levin,Victoria

Subjective well-being across the lifespan in Europe and Central Asia (English)

This paper uses data from the Integrated Values Survey, the Life in Transition Survey, and the Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey to analyze the relation between age and subjective well-being in the Europe and Central Asia region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7378 JUL 28, 2015

Bauer,Jan Michael; Levin,Victoria; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Nie,Peng; Sousa-Poza,Alfonso

Fertility transition in Turkey—who is most at risk of deciding against child arrival ? (English)

In Turkey, female employment and education are still relatively low, while fertility levels are high compared with other European countries. However, Turkey stands just at the edge of an important social transition. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7310 JUN 16, 2015

Greulich,Angela; Dasre,Aurélien; Inan,Ceren

Missing Women in the South Caucasus : local perceptions and proposed solutions (English)

This report, Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions, discusses research conducted on skewed sex ratios in the South Caucasus. ... See More +

Working Paper 94705 FEB 01, 2015

Dudwick,Nora Armenian

Love, money, and old age support : does parental matchmaking matter ? (English)

Parental involvement in matchmaking may distort the choice of spouse because parents are willing to substitute love for market and household production, which are more sharable between parents and their children. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7188 FEB 01, 2015

Huang, Fali; Jin, Ginger Zhe; Xu, Lixin Colin

Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : marriage (English)

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) is one of five areas of focus of the World Bank's Reproductive Health Action Plan 2010-2015 (RHAP), which recognizes the importance of addressing ASRH as a development issue with important implications for poverty reduction. ... See More +

Brief 93542 JAN 26, 2015

Cortez, Rafael; Yarger, Jennifer; Decker, Mara; Brindis, Claire

Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation : second-generation effects from India (English)

This paper uses evidence from three Indian states, one of which amended inheritance legislation in 1994, to assess first- and second-generation effects of inheritance reform using a triple-difference strategy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7086 NOV 01, 2014

Deininger, Klaus; Xia, Fang; Jin, Songqing; Nagarajan, Hari K.

Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : environmental and social management plan : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)

The project development objective of the Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project aims to improve the living conditions of rural families benefiting through socio-economic inclusion. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E2739 OCT 21, 2014

Lebanon - Water Supply Augmentation Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 91145 SEP 30, 2014

The World Bank annual report 2014 : Relatório anual de 2014 do Banco Mundial (Portuguese)

This flagship World Bank annual report covers the period from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014. The depth and breadth of the World Bank Group's sectoral knowledge, along with its range of financial and technical assistance instruments, helps countries address these challenges. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 91155 SEP 15, 2014

English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese

The World Bank annual report 2014 : Main report (English)

This flagship World Bank annual report covers the period from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014. The depth and breadth of the World Bank Group's sectoral knowledge, along with its range of financial and technical assistance instruments, helps countries address these challenges. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 91155 SEP 15, 2014

Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese

The World Bank annual report 2014 : Informe anual 2014 del Banco Mundial (Spanish)

This flagship World Bank annual report covers the period from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014. The depth and breadth of the World Bank Group's sectoral knowledge, along with its range of financial and technical assistance instruments, helps countries address these challenges. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 91155 SEP 15, 2014

English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese

The World Bank annual report 2014 : Rapport annuel 2014 de la Banque Mondiale (French)

This flagship World Bank annual report covers the period from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014. The depth and breadth of the World Bank Group's sectoral knowledge, along with its range of financial and technical assistance instruments, helps countries address these challenges. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 91155 SEP 15, 2014

English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese

The World Bank annual report 2014 : Main report (Arabic)

This flagship World Bank annual report covers the period from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014. The depth and breadth of the World Bank Group's sectoral knowledge, along with its range of financial and technical assistance instruments, helps countries address these challenges. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 91155 SEP 15, 2014

English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

The World Bank annual report 2014 : Main report (Russian)

This flagship World Bank annual report covers the period from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014. The depth and breadth of the World Bank Group's sectoral knowledge, along with its range of financial and technical assistance instruments, helps countries address these challenges. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 91155 SEP 15, 2014

English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese

The World Bank annual report 2014 : Main report (Chinese)

This flagship World Bank annual report covers the period from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014. The depth and breadth of the World Bank Group's sectoral knowledge, along with its range of financial and technical assistance instruments, helps countries address these challenges. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 91155 SEP 15, 2014

English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic

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Are the children of uneducated farmers doubly disadvantaged ? farm, nonfarm and intergenerational educational mobility in rural China (English)
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OCT 26, 2015 WPS7459 Policy Research Working Paper
Pension coverage for parents and educational investment in children: evidence from urban China (English)
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OCT 26, 2015 WPS7457 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender, mobility, and middle class in Europe and Central Asia : insights from qualitative research (English)
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OCT 16, 2015 100560 Working Paper
Family policies in Russia : could efforts to raise fertility rates slow population aging? (English)
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SEP 12, 2015 99503 Working Paper
Subjective well-being across the lifespan in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JUL 28, 2015 WPS7378 Policy Research Working Paper
Fertility transition in Turkey—who is most at risk of deciding against child arrival ? (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 WPS7310 Policy Research Working Paper
Missing Women in the South Caucasus : local perceptions and proposed solutions (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94705 Working Paper Armenian
Love, money, and old age support : does parental matchmaking matter ? (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7188 Policy Research Working Paper
Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : marriage (English)
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JAN 26, 2015 93542 Brief
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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DEC 12, 2014 95718 Procurement Plan
Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation : second-generation effects from India (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7086 Policy Research Working Paper
Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : environmental and social management plan : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)
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OCT 21, 2014 E2739 Environmental Assessment
Lebanon - Water Supply Augmentation Project : chair summary (English)
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SEP 30, 2014 91145 Board Summary
The World Bank annual report 2014 : Relatório anual de 2014 do Banco Mundial (Portuguese)
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SEP 15, 2014 91155 World Bank Annual Report English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese
The World Bank annual report 2014 : Main report (English)
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SEP 15, 2014 91155 World Bank Annual Report Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese
The World Bank annual report 2014 : Informe anual 2014 del Banco Mundial (Spanish)
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SEP 15, 2014 91155 World Bank Annual Report English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese
The World Bank annual report 2014 : Rapport annuel 2014 de la Banque Mondiale (French)
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SEP 15, 2014 91155 World Bank Annual Report English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese
The World Bank annual report 2014 : Main report (Arabic)
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SEP 15, 2014 91155 World Bank Annual Report English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese
The World Bank annual report 2014 : Main report (Russian)
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SEP 15, 2014 91155 World Bank Annual Report English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese
The World Bank annual report 2014 : Main report (Chinese)
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SEP 15, 2014 91155 World Bank Annual Report English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic