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Going beyond the first child : analysis of Russian mothers' desired and actual fertility Patterns (English)

The Russian Federation's population has been declining since 1992, but recently the decline appears to be over. Although fertility has risen since the 2007 introduction of the family policy package, which focused on stimulating second and higher-order births, total fertility rates still remain significantly below replacement rate. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7643 APR 18, 2016

Levin,Victoria; Besedina,Elena; Aritomi,Tami Disclosed

When do gender wage differences emerge ? a study of Azerbaijan's labor market (English)

Building on recent analyses that find a sizeable overall gender wage gap in Azerbaijan's workforce, this paper uses data on young workers in their early years in the labor market to understand how gender wage gaps evolve over time, if at all. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7613 MAR 21, 2016

Pastore,Francesco; Sattar,Sarosh; Sinha,Nistha; Tiongson,Erwin H. R. Disclosed

Small area estimation of child malnutrition in Ethiopian woredas (English)

Reducing child undernutrition is a key social policy objective of the Ethiopian government. Despite substantial reduction over the past decade and a half, child undernutrition is still high. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7581 FEB 29, 2016

Pave Sohnesen,Thomas; Ambel,Alemayehu A.; Fisker,Peter Simonsen; Andrews,Colin; Khan,Qaiser M. Disclosed

Does child sponsorship pay off in adulthood ? an international study of impacts on income and wealth (English)

This research estimates the impact of international child sponsorship on adult income and wealth of formerly sponsored children using data on 10,144 individuals in six countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7563 FEB 10, 2016

Wydick,Bruce W.; Glewwe,Paul W.; Rutledge,Laine Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Russian Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

An examination of elderly co-residence in the developing world (English)

Co-residence is an important source of support for the elderly, especially in countries where pension systems do not cover most of the population. ... See More +

Brief 96557 MAY 01, 2015

Evans,Brooks Fox; Palacios,Robert J. Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)

Procurement Plan 95718 DEC 12, 2014

Disclosed

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. Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Board Summary 91145 SEP 30, 2014

Disclosed

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

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Going beyond the first child : analysis of Russian mothers' desired and actual fertility Patterns (English)
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APR 18, 2016 WPS7643 Policy Research Working Paper
When do gender wage differences emerge ? a study of Azerbaijan's labor market (English)
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MAR 21, 2016 WPS7613 Policy Research Working Paper
Small area estimation of child malnutrition in Ethiopian woredas (English)
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FEB 29, 2016 WPS7581 Policy Research Working Paper
Does child sponsorship pay off in adulthood ? an international study of impacts on income and wealth (English)
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FEB 10, 2016 WPS7563 Policy Research Working Paper
Congo - Great Lakes Emergency Sexual and Gender Based Violence and Women's Health Project : procurement plan : Congo - Projet d'Urgence Relatif á la Violence Sexuelle et Basée sur le Genre et la Santé des Femmes dans la Région des Grands Lacs : Plan d'approvisionnement (French)
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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 Russian
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
An examination of elderly co-residence in the developing world (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96557 Brief
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