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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Levels and trends in child mortality : estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for child Mortality Estimation (IGME) - report 2014 (English)

The under-five mortality rate is a key indicator of child well-being, including health and nutrition status. It is also a key indicator of the coverage of child survival interventions and, more broadly, of social and economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper 90587 JAN 01, 2014

Lao - Second Phase of the Rural Electrification Project : restructuring (Vol. 2) : Data sheet (English)

The objectives of the Second Phase of the Rural Electrification Project are to increase access to electricity of rural households in villages of Project provinces and to further improve the financial performance of Electricite du Laos (EdL). ... See More +

Project Paper 82348 NOV 25, 2013

Levels and trends in child mortality : estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for child Mortality Estimation (IGME) - report 2013 (English)

Millennium Development Goal- four (MDG- 4) calls for reducing the under-five mortality rate by two thirds between 1990 and 2015. In 2012 the governments of Ethiopia, India, and the United States, in close collaboration with United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), convened the child survival call to action forum to mobilize political leadership to end preventable child deaths. ... See More +

Working Paper 81019 JAN 01, 2013

You, Danzhen; Bastian, Phillip; Wu, Jingxian; Wardlaw, Tessa

Sri Lankan population change and demographic bonus challenges and opportunities in the new millennium (English)

This paper examines the population changes and the related causative factors, namely fertility, mortality and international migration in Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 74168 NOV 01, 2012

De Silva, W. Indralal

Timor-Leste - Additional Financing for the Road Climate Resilience Project (English)

Project Information Document AB7074 JUN 04, 2012

Timor-Leste - Additional Financing for the Road Climate Resilience Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

The development objectives of the Additional Financing for the Road Climate Resilience Project for Timor-Leste are to: (i) avoid resettlement impacts wherever possible; (ii) minimize impacts by exploring alternatives; (iii) enhance, or at least restore, the living standards of affected persons (APs); and (iv) improve the living standards of the poor and vulnerable APs. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP569 APR 24, 2012

Equipping Moldova to respond to infectious disease outbreaks : Echiparea Republicii Moldova pentru a putea face față epidemiilor de boli infecțioase (Romanian)

This Results Profile is about equipping Moldova to respond to infectious disease outbreaks. In 2005, a series of avian flu outbreaks near Moldova's western border resulted in the culling of thousands of birds. ... See More +

Brief 93818 JAN 30, 2012

Uganda - Demography and economic growth in Uganda (English)

Uganda has one of the youngest and most rapidly growing populations in the world. The most important demographic issue for Uganda is related to the age structure rather than the overall size of its population. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 63165 DEC 01, 2011

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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
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
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
Levels and trends in child mortality : estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for child Mortality Estimation (IGME) - report 2014 (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 90587 Working Paper
Lao - Second Phase of the Rural Electrification Project : restructuring (Vol. 2) : Data sheet (English)
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NOV 25, 2013 82348 Project Paper
Levels and trends in child mortality : estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for child Mortality Estimation (IGME) - report 2013 (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 81019 Working Paper
Sri Lankan population change and demographic bonus challenges and opportunities in the new millennium (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 74168 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Timor-Leste - Additional Financing for the Road Climate Resilience Project (English)
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JUN 04, 2012 AB7074 Project Information Document
Timor-Leste - Additional Financing for the Road Climate Resilience Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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APR 24, 2012 IPP569 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Equipping Moldova to respond to infectious disease outbreaks : Echiparea Republicii Moldova pentru a putea face față epidemiilor de boli infecțioase (Romanian)
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JAN 30, 2012 93818 Brief
Uganda - Demography and economic growth in Uganda (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 63165 Other Poverty Study