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Sifting through the Data : labor markets in Haiti through a turbulent decade (2001-2012) (English)

In Latin America, labor markets have been the main channel through which growth has reduced poverty, with higher labor income accounting for 49 percent of the reduction in poverty in 2008–13. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7562 FEB 09, 2016

Scot,Thiago; Rodella,Aude-Sophie

School dropout in Central America : an overview of trends, causes, consequences, and promising interventions (English)

School dropout is a growing concern in Central America, and in Latin America as a whole, because of its consequences for economic productivity, the inclusiveness of growth, social cohesion, and increasing youth risks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7561 FEB 09, 2016

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Szekely,Miguel

Philippines - Second Social Welfare Development and Reform Project : indigenous peoples participation framework (English)

The development objective of the Second Social Welfare Development and Reform Project for Philippines is to support department of social welfare and development (DSWD) to improve the use of health and education services of poor children. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1350 FEB 07, 2016

Mendoza,Gia

Greying the budget : ageing and preferences over public policies (English)

This paper looks at how individual preferences for the allocation of government spending change along the life cycle. Using the Life in Transition Survey II for 34 countries in Europe and Central Asia, the study finds that older individuals are less likely to support a rise in government outlays on education and more likely to support increases in spending on pensions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7555 FEB 02, 2016

de Mello,Luiz; Schotte,Simone Raphaela; Tiongson,Erwin H. R.; Winkler,Hernan Jorge

Why are the elderly more averse to immigration when they are more likely to benefit ? evidence across countries (English)

Using household surveys for 24 countries over a 10-year period, this paper investigates why the elderly are more averse to open immigration policies than their younger peers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7554 FEB 02, 2016

Schotte,Simone Raphaela; Winkler,Hernan Jorge

Delivering the millennium development goals to reduce maternal and child mortality : a systematic review of impact evaluation evidence (English)

Improved outcomes for women and children - more education, lower fertility rates, higher nutritional status, and lower incidence of illness, among other outcomes - have broad individual, family, and societal benefits. ... See More +

Working Paper 103202 FEB 01, 2016

Aguilar Rivera,Ana Milena; Candland,Tara Lynn; Galdo,Virgilio; Manang,Fredrick Emiliano; Trichler,Rachel Bodily; Yamagata,Ritsuko

India - Citizen Centric Service Delivery Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal development plan (English)

The objective of the Citizen Centric Service Delivery Project for India is ‘to improve access and strengthen accountability in the delivery of select public services in Assam.’ ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1771 JAN 29, 2016

Bellver Vazquez-Dodero,Ana

What are the impacts of Syrian refugees on host community welfare in Turkey ? a subnational poverty analysis (English)

In recent years, Turkey has been host to more than two million Syrians seeking refuge. Initially concentrated in the southeastern regions, these refugees now reside throughout the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7542 JAN 28, 2016

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Yang,Judy; Inan,Osman Kaan

Out of school and out of work: a diagnostic of ninis in Latin America (English)

Using all the household survey data available in Latin America during the period 1992 to 2013, this paper estimates that in 2015, 20 million youth ages 15 to 24 years in the region were out of school and not working (making them ninis, for "ni estudian ni trabajan"). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7548 JAN 28, 2016

De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Popova,Anna; Rogers,F. Halsey

Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minority policy framework (English)

The objective of the Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project for Vietnam is to strengthen institutional coordination and planning across the Mekong Delta, and improve resilience of people livelihoods and assets to climate change in selected vulnerable sub-regions. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1742 JAN 27, 2016

Dinh,Quyen Thuy

China - Second Gansu Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2) : A report on Dongxiang Ethnic Minority Development Plan (EMDP) in Hezheng County, Gansu Province (English)

The objective of the Second Gansu Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project for China is to conserve cultural and natural heritage, enhance tourism services, and improve community services in selected project sites in Gansu province. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1694 JAN 22, 2016

Xie,Dan

China - Second Gansu Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : A report on Ethnic Minority Development Plan (EMDP) in Dangchang County, Gansu Province (English)

The objective of the Second Gansu Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project for China is to conserve cultural and natural heritage, enhance tourism services, and improve community services in selected project sites in Gansu province. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1694 JAN 22, 2016

Xie,Dan

Vietnam - Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Ethnic minorities development plan of Ha Tinh Province (English)

The Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project provides a better access to land services for all people regardless of their living place and their ethnic group. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1731 JAN 21, 2016

Nguyen,Phuong Thu

Pacific Islands - Systematic country diagnostic for the eight small Pacific Island Countries : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)

This Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) covers eight small Pacific island countries (PIC8): Kiribati, Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 102803 JAN 20, 2016

Sudan - Sustainable Natural Resources Management Project (SSNRMP) : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The objective of the Sudan Sustainable Natural Resources Management Project (SSNRMP) is to increase adoption of sustainable land and water management (SLWM) practices in targeted landscapes. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1710 JAN 19, 2016

Abdel-Razig,Mohamed Khidir

Following Mexican youth : a short-run study of time use decisions (English)

This paper exploits data from a rotating panel that follows individuals for four quarters to shed light on the factors driving the time use decisions and restrictions faced by Mexican youth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7534 JAN 18, 2016

Baron,Juan; Popova,Anna; Sanchez Diaz,Angelica Maria

Tanzania - Southern Agriculture Growth Corridor Investment Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The objective of the Southern Agriculture Growth Corridor Investment Project is to accelerate the adoption of new technologies and improved market access by smallholder farmers through expanding and creating partnerships between smallholder farmers and agribusinesses in the Southern Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1663 JAN 15, 2016

Braedt,Oliver

Out of school and out of work : risk and opportunities for Latin America’s ninis (English)

This study aims to provide policy makers in the region with analysis of the nini issue and options for addressing it in their countries. To do so, the study undertakes a comprehensive diagnosis quantifying the problem, develops a conceptual framework identifying the determinants of youths’ choices, uses all the available data to test the theoretical implications, and reviews the evidence regarding interventions that have proven effective in keeping youth in school and helping them become employed. ... See More +

Publication 99447 JAN 15, 2016

De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Rogers,F. Halsey; Székely, Miguel Spanish

An exposition of the new strategy, promoting peace and stability in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

The Middle East and North Africa region is in turmoil. Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen are in civil war, causing untold damage to human lives and physical infrastructure. ... See More +

Working Paper 102936 JAN 01, 2016

Devarajan,Shantayanan French, Arabic

Multisectoral approaches to improving nutrition : water, sanitation, and hygiene (English)

Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) was recognized in the report as a key sector for maximizing nutritional impact, but was not covered in depth as part of the self-contained guidance notes originally produced. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 102935 JAN 01, 2016

Chase,Claire; Ngure,Francis Muigai

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Sifting through the Data : labor markets in Haiti through a turbulent decade (2001-2012) (English)
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FEB 09, 2016 WPS7562 Policy Research Working Paper
School dropout in Central America : an overview of trends, causes, consequences, and promising interventions (English)
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FEB 09, 2016 WPS7561 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines - Second Social Welfare Development and Reform Project : indigenous peoples participation framework (English)
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FEB 07, 2016 SFG1350 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Greying the budget : ageing and preferences over public policies (English)
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FEB 02, 2016 WPS7555 Policy Research Working Paper
Why are the elderly more averse to immigration when they are more likely to benefit ? evidence across countries (English)
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FEB 02, 2016 WPS7554 Policy Research Working Paper
Delivering the millennium development goals to reduce maternal and child mortality : a systematic review of impact evaluation evidence (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103202 Working Paper
India - Citizen Centric Service Delivery Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal development plan (English)
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JAN 29, 2016 SFG1771 Indigenous Peoples Plan
What are the impacts of Syrian refugees on host community welfare in Turkey ? a subnational poverty analysis (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 WPS7542 Policy Research Working Paper
Out of school and out of work: a diagnostic of ninis in Latin America (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 WPS7548 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minority policy framework (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 SFG1742 Indigenous Peoples Plan
China - Second Gansu Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2) : A report on Dongxiang Ethnic Minority Development Plan (EMDP) in Hezheng County, Gansu Province (English)
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JAN 22, 2016 SFG1694 Indigenous Peoples Plan
China - Second Gansu Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : A report on Ethnic Minority Development Plan (EMDP) in Dangchang County, Gansu Province (English)
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JAN 22, 2016 SFG1694 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Vietnam - Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Ethnic minorities development plan of Ha Tinh Province (English)
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JAN 21, 2016 SFG1731 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Pacific Islands - Systematic country diagnostic for the eight small Pacific Island Countries : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)
See More +
JAN 20, 2016 102803 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Sudan - Sustainable Natural Resources Management Project (SSNRMP) : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
See More +
JAN 19, 2016 SFG1710 Environmental Assessment
Following Mexican youth : a short-run study of time use decisions (English)
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JAN 18, 2016 WPS7534 Policy Research Working Paper
Tanzania - Southern Agriculture Growth Corridor Investment Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
See More +
JAN 15, 2016 SFG1663 Environmental Assessment
Out of school and out of work : risk and opportunities for Latin America’s ninis (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 99447 Publication Spanish
An exposition of the new strategy, promoting peace and stability in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 102936 Working Paper French, Arabic
Multisectoral approaches to improving nutrition : water, sanitation, and hygiene (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 102935 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program