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Early childhood development : a review of the global evidence (English)

Early Childhood Development (ECD) is a holistic concept that refers to the physical, cognitive, socio-emotional, and linguistic development of young children until the time they transition to primary school. ... See More +

Brief 106487 JUN 27, 2016

Naudeau,Sophie; Hasan,Rifat Disclosed

Technical appendix (English)

This brief has the Technical Appendix of India which includes the following topics: demographics; poverty; inequality; welfare distribution; income and growth; fical; education; health; infrastructure and& amenities; and data labels. ... See More +

Brief 105871 MAY 20, 2016

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Adolescent girls in Malawi : introduction and overview (English)

This series of policy briefs focuses on four key areas for action (or pillars): pillar one. Keeping girls in school; pillar two. Equipping out-of-school girls with skills; pillar three. ... See More +

Brief 106479 MAY 01, 2016

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Bulgaria - Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for the period FY17-22 : България - страна партньорство рамка (CPF) за периода FY17-22 (Bulgarian)

This program document presents the World Bank Group (WBG) FY17-22 Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Bulgaria. The timing of the new CPF follows the preparation of theSystematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) prepared in FY15, and informs the areas and objectives ofthe CPF in support of the WBG’s twin goals to reduce poverty and boost shared prosperity1 for the bottom forty percent of the population. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 104987 MAY 01, 2016

English Disclosed

Kenya - Identification for Development (ID4D) : identification systems analysis (English)

Identification schemes are key enablers for the effective delivery of services and more broadly for the quality of engagement between a country’s government and its citizens. ... See More +

Working Paper 107277 JAN 01, 2016

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From demographic dividend to demographic burden ? regional trends of population aging in Russia (English)

Do regions with higher working age populations grow faster? This paper examines this question using data from Russian regions and finds evidence that demographic trends influence regional growth convergence. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7501 NOV 23, 2015

Matytsin,Mikhail; Moorty,Lalita M.; Richter,Kaspar Disclosed

Nighttime lights revisited : the use of nighttime lights data as a proxy for economic variables (English)

The growing availability of free or inexpensive satellite imagery has inspired many researchers to investigate the use of earth observation data for monitoring economic activity around the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7496 NOV 16, 2015

Addison,Douglas M.; Stewart,Benjamin P. Disclosed

Africa’s demographic transition : dividend or disaster? (English)

Declines in child mortality, followed by declines in fertility, produce a youth bulge generation and a period when a country has a large number of working age people and a smaller number of dependents. ... See More +

Brief 103549 OCT 01, 2015

Canning,David J.; Jobanputra,Sangeeta Raja; Yazbeck,Abdo S. Disclosed

Pronatal property rights over land and fertility outcomes : evidence from a natural experiment in Ethiopia (English)

This study exploits a natural experiment to investigate the impact of land reform on the fertility outcomes of households in rural Ethiopia. Public policies and customs created a situation where Ethiopian households could influence their usufruct rights to land via a demographic expansion of the family. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7419 SEP 23, 2015

Ali,Daniel Ayalew; Deininger,Klaus W.; Kemper,Niels Gerd Disclosed

Levels and trends in child mortality : estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME) - report 2015 (English)

Child mortality is a core indicator for child health and well-being. In 2000, world leaders agreed on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and called for reducing the under-five mortality rate by two thirds between 1990 and 2015 - known as the MDG 4 target. ... See More +

Annual Report 99335 SEP 01, 2015

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The impact of aging on economic growth (English)

The six countries of South East Europe (SEE6) are aging fast and catching up with developed economies that are already far advanced in the aging process. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 102631 SEP 01, 2015

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Study of social public spending and intitutions in El Salvador : education, health, social protection and employment (Spanish)

This report on the Study of social public spending and institutions in El Salvador: education, health, social protection and employment claims that development of El Salvador in the last decade has been two-fold. ... See More +

Working Paper 98798 JUN 01, 2015

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China - Landscape Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Northeast China Project : ethnic minority development plan (English)

The development objective of the Landscape Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Northeast China Project for China is to help create the ecological conditions for recovery of threatened biodiversity in priority ecological landscapes in the far northeast of China, using the Amur Tiger as a flagship species. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1137 MAR 01, 2015

Bai,Xieli Disclosed

China - Landscape Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Northeast China Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2) : Ethnic minority development plan (English)

The objective of the Landscape Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Northeast China Project is to help create the ecological conditions for recovery of threatened biodiversity in priority ecological landscapes in the far northeast of China, using the Amur Tiger as an indicator species. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP779 FEB 01, 2015

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Place and child health : the interaction of population density and sanitation in developing countries (English)

A long literature in demography debates the importance of place for health. This paper assesses whether the importance of dense settlement for child mortality and child height is moderated by exposure to local sanitation behavior. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7124 NOV 01, 2014

Hathi, Payal; Haque, Sabrina; Pant, Lovey; Coffey, Diane; Spears, Dean Disclosed

China - Yunnan Highway Asset Management Project : ethnic minority development plan (Chinese)

The development objective of the Yunnan Highway Asset Management Project for China is to improve Yunnan's trunk highway asset management capacity and provide a better level of service to trunk highway users. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP740 JUL 01, 2014

English Disclosed

China - Yunnan Highway Asset Management Project : ethnic minority development plan (English)

The development objective of the Yunnan Highway Asset Management Project for China is to improve Yunnan's trunk highway asset management capacity and provide a better level of service to trunk highway users. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP740 JUL 01, 2014

Chinese Disclosed

Livestock questions in population and housing censuses : why are they important? (English)

The Population and Housing Census is the largest statistical operation undertaken by country governments, every ten years on average. The Census collates information on the quantity and quality of human capital at national, regional and small area level, as well as on housing and on population's access to basic services. ... See More +

Brief 86439 MAY 01, 2014

Pica-Ciamarra, Ugo ; Chin, Nancy French Disclosed

Population pressures, migration, and the returns to human capital and land : insights from Indonesia (English)

Rapid population growth in many developing countries has raised concerns regarding food security and household welfare. To understand the consequences of population growth in a general equilibrium setting, this paper examines the dynamics of population density and its impacts on household outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6790 FEB 01, 2014

Liu, Yanyan; Yamauchi, Futoshi Disclosed

Vanuatu - Socio-economic atlas (English)

The objective of the socio-economic atlas (SEA) for Vanuatu is to present key indicators of the socioeconomic status of Vanuatu population, at the areas council level. ... See More +

Working Paper 87675 JAN 01, 2014

Ivaschenko, Alex; Sviridova, Tatiana; Pabon, Laura Disclosed

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Early childhood development : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106487 Brief
Technical appendix (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105871 Brief
Adolescent girls in Malawi : introduction and overview (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106479 Brief
Bulgaria - Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for the period FY17-22 : България - страна партньорство рамка (CPF) за периода FY17-22 (Bulgarian)
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MAY 01, 2016 104987 Country Assistance Strategy Document English
Kenya - Identification for Development (ID4D) : identification systems analysis (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 107277 Working Paper
From demographic dividend to demographic burden ? regional trends of population aging in Russia (English)
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NOV 23, 2015 WPS7501 Policy Research Working Paper
Nighttime lights revisited : the use of nighttime lights data as a proxy for economic variables (English)
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NOV 16, 2015 WPS7496 Policy Research Working Paper
Africa’s demographic transition : dividend or disaster? (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 103549 Brief
Pronatal property rights over land and fertility outcomes : evidence from a natural experiment in Ethiopia (English)
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SEP 23, 2015 WPS7419 Policy Research Working Paper
Levels and trends in child mortality : estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (IGME) - report 2015 (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 99335 Annual Report
The impact of aging on economic growth (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 102631 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Study of social public spending and intitutions in El Salvador : education, health, social protection and employment (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2015 98798 Working Paper
China - Landscape Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Northeast China Project : ethnic minority development plan (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 SFG1137 Indigenous Peoples Plan
China - Landscape Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Northeast China Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2) : Ethnic minority development plan (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 IPP779 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Place and child health : the interaction of population density and sanitation in developing countries (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7124 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Yunnan Highway Asset Management Project : ethnic minority development plan (Chinese)
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JUL 01, 2014 IPP740 Indigenous Peoples Plan English
China - Yunnan Highway Asset Management Project : ethnic minority development plan (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 IPP740 Indigenous Peoples Plan Chinese
Livestock questions in population and housing censuses : why are they important? (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 86439 Brief French
Population pressures, migration, and the returns to human capital and land : insights from Indonesia (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6790 Policy Research Working Paper
Vanuatu - Socio-economic atlas (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 87675 Working Paper