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Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation : second-generation effects from India : 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 (Vol. 1 of 3) : 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 (Vol. 1 of 3) : 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 (Vol. 1 of 3) : 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 (Vol. 1 of 3) : 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 (Vol. 1 of 3) : 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 (Vol. 1 of 3) : 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

The World Bank annual report 2014 (Vol. 1 of 3) : 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

Senegal - Skills for jobs and competitiveness (French)

This Skills Development for Employment and Competitiveness Project in Senegal is part of the Quality Improvement Program of the Fairness and Transparency (PAQUET), and aims to improve long-term employability of youth and earning prospects of proposed investments in increasing the quality and quantity of skilled workers to support key growth areas for economic and social development in Senegal. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4661 JUL 01, 2014

Global civil registration and vital statistics : scaling up investment plan 2015-2024 (English)

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), WHO, and the World Bank co-hosted a global consultative meeting on Civil Registration And Vital Statistics (CRVS) in Addis Ababa on April 28-29, 2014 to discuss and obtain input on a draft investment plan. ... See More +

Working Paper 88351 MAY 28, 2014

World Bank; World Health Organization

Son preference, fertility and family structure : evidence from reproductive behavior among Nigerian women (English)

Strong boy-bias and its consequences for young and unborn girls have been widely documented for Asia. This paper considers a country in Sub-Saharan Africa and finds that parental gender preferences do affect fertility behavior and shape traditional social institutions with negative effects on adult women's health and well-being. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6869 MAY 01, 2014

Milazzo, Annamaria

Women's role in Afghanistan's future - taking stock of achievements and continued challenges (Dari)

This report assesses the overall situation of women in Afghanistan across key sectors, acting as a follow-up to the report published by the World Bank in 2005 entitled, Afghanistan: National Reconstruction and Poverty Reduction-Role of Women in Afghanistan's Future. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS4474 APR 29, 2014

English

Ten years after Morocco's family code reforms : are gender gaps closing? (English)

In 2004, the Government of Morocco (GoM) made major amendments to its family code, known as the Moudawana, which covers personal status issues such as marriage, divorce, alimony, child support, child custody, and inheritance. ... See More +

Brief 90148 APR 01, 2014

Prettitore, Paul

Women's role in Afghanistan's future - taking stock of achievements and continued challenges (English)

This report assesses the overall situation of women in Afghanistan across key sectors, acting as a follow-up to the report published by the World Bank in 2005 entitled, Afghanistan: National Reconstruction and Poverty Reduction-Role of Women in Afghanistan's Future. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS4474 MAR 27, 2014

Dari

HIV testing, behavior change, and the transition to adulthood in Malawi (English)

For young adults living in countries with AIDS epidemics, getting an HIV test may influence near-term decisions, such as when to leave school, when to marry, and when to have a first child. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6825 MAR 01, 2014

Beegle, Kathleen; Poulin, Michelle; Shapira, Gil

What explains Rwanda's drop in fertility between 2005 and 2010 ? (English)

Following a decade-and-a-half stall, fertility in Rwanda dropped sharply between 2005 and 2010. Using a hierarchical age-period-cohort model, this paper finds that the drop in fertility is largely driven by cohort effects, with younger cohorts having substantially fewer children than older cohorts observed at the same age. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6741 JAN 01, 2014

Bundervoet, Tom

Involving men in reproductive and fertility issues : insights from Punjab (English)

Drawing on three sources, a 2013 qualitative study in four districts of Punjab province; a targeted analysis of the baseline and end line surveys of the Family Advancement for Life and Health (FALAH 2007-2012) project; and the Pakistan Demographic Health Survey (PDHS) of 1990-1991 and of 2006-2007, this study explores Pakistani (especially Punjabi) couples' dynamics during their decision processes on fertility intentions and practices, along with community perceptions of male-focused interventions as well as men's suggestions for future intervention strategies. ... See More +

Working Paper 85062 JAN 01, 2014

Kamran, Iram; Khan, Mumraiz; Tasneem, Zeba

Romania - Competitive cities : reshaping the economic geography of Romania (Vol. 1 of 2) : Raport complet (Romanian)

This document examines the geographic distribution of employed individuals across Romania, the implications, and recommendations. Under optimal conditions, cities concentrate economic resources and human talent in a virtuous cycle of increasing urbanization that generates a diverse range of opportunities, enabling people to find better-paying jobs, companies to recruit employees with the right set of skills, and capital and ideas to flow across space more efficiently. ... See More +

Working Paper 84324 DEC 26, 2013

Ionescu-Heroiu, Marcel; Burduja, Sebastian Ioan; Sandu, Dumitru; Cojocaru, Stefan; Blankespoor, Brian; Iorga, Elena; Moretti, Enrico; Moldovan, Ciprian; Man, Titus; Rus, Raularian; van der Weide, Roy English

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Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation : second-generation effects from India : 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 (Vol. 1 of 3) : 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 (Vol. 1 of 3) : 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 (Vol. 1 of 3) : 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 (Vol. 1 of 3) : 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 (Vol. 1 of 3) : 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 (Vol. 1 of 3) : Main report (Chinese)
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SEP 15, 2014 91155 World Bank Annual Report English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic
The World Bank annual report 2014 (Vol. 1 of 3) : 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
Senegal - Skills for jobs and competitiveness (French)
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JUL 01, 2014 E4661 Environmental Assessment
Global civil registration and vital statistics : scaling up investment plan 2015-2024 (English)
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MAY 28, 2014 88351 Working Paper
Son preference, fertility and family structure : evidence from reproductive behavior among Nigerian women (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6869 Policy Research Working Paper
Women's role in Afghanistan's future - taking stock of achievements and continued challenges (Dari)
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APR 29, 2014 ACS4474 Working Paper English
Ten years after Morocco's family code reforms : are gender gaps closing? (English)
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APR 01, 2014 90148 Brief
Women's role in Afghanistan's future - taking stock of achievements and continued challenges (English)
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MAR 27, 2014 ACS4474 Working Paper Dari
HIV testing, behavior change, and the transition to adulthood in Malawi (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6825 Policy Research Working Paper
What explains Rwanda's drop in fertility between 2005 and 2010 ? (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 WPS6741 Policy Research Working Paper
Involving men in reproductive and fertility issues : insights from Punjab (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 85062 Working Paper
Romania - Competitive cities : reshaping the economic geography of Romania (Vol. 1 of 2) : Raport complet (Romanian)
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DEC 26, 2013 84324 Working Paper English