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Women managers and the gender-based gap in access to education : evidence from firm-level data in developing countries (English)

Several studies explore the differences in men’s and women’s labor market participation rates and wages. Some of these differences have been linked to gender disparities in education attainment and access. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7269 MAY 21, 2015

Amin,Mohammad; Islam,Asif Mohammed

Tanzania - First Pension Reform Policy Credit Project (English)

Program Information Document 96600 MAY 20, 2015

Do public health interventions crowd out private health investments ? Malaria control policies in Eritrea (English)

It is often argued that engaging in indoor residual spraying in areas with high coverage of mosquito bed nets may discourage net ownership and use. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7268 MAY 15, 2015

Carneiro,Pedro; Armand,Alex; Locatelli,Andrea; Mihreteab,Selam; Keating,Joseph Aaron

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Nicaragua Strengthening the Public Health Care System - P152136 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA13476 MAY 13, 2015

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Nicaragua - Strengthening the Public Health Care System Project (English)

The objectives of the Strengthening the Public Health Care System Project for Nicaragua are to: (a) strengthen quality and access to health services; (b) contribute to adapting the public health system to the country’s changing epidemiological profile; and (c) secure financial support in case of Public Health Alert or Public Health Emergency. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1336 MAY 13, 2015

Guinea - Primary Health Services Improvement Project (English)

The objective of the Primary Health Services Improvement Project for Guinea is to improve the utilization of maternal, child health and nutrition services at the primary level of care in Target Regions. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1351 MAY 07, 2015

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Reinsertion and Reintegration Project (English)

The objective of the Reinsertion and Reintegration Project for Congo, Democratic Republic of is to support the socio-economic reintegration of demobilized ex-combatants. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1244 MAY 04, 2015

Socioeconomic impact of the crisis in north Mali on displaced people (English)

This paper analyzes the impact of the 2012 crisis in Mali on internally displaced people, refugees and returnees. It uses information from a face-to-face household survey as well as follow-up interviews with its respondents via mobile phones. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7253 MAY 01, 2015

Etang Ndip,Alvin; Hoogeveen,Johannes G.; Lendorfer,Julia

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Transforming Health Systems for Universal Care - P152394 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC13336 MAY 01, 2015

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Scaling up HIV treatment for MSM in Bangkok : what does it take? – a modelling and costing study (English)

The HIV epidemic amongst men who have sex with men (MSM) in Bangkok is substantial. The population size of MSM in Bangkok is 120,000-250,000, with approximately one-third (33.5 percent) considered high-risk, characterized by their young age, multiple partnerships, frequent unprotected anal intercourse, and sexual activities around MSM hotspots. ... See More +

Working Paper 96523 MAY 01, 2015

Zhang, Lei; Phanuphak, Nittaya; Henderson, Klara; Nonenoy, Siriporn; Srikaew, Sasiwan; Shattock, Andrew J; Kerr, Cliff C; Omune, Brenda; van Griensven, Frits; Osornprasop,Sutayut; Oelrichs,Robert; Ananworanich, Jintanat; Wilson, David P

Zambia - Girls Education and Womens Empowerment and Livelihoods Project (English)

The Girls Education and Womens Empowerment and Livelihoods Project for the Republic of Zambia will support the Government of Zambia to increase access to livelihood support for women and access to secondary education for disadvantaged adolescent girls in extremely poor households in selected districts. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1304 MAY 01, 2015

Activity completion summary : strengthening primary care delivery (English)

This activity intended to improve the population’s access to effective and efficient primary health care services, potentially leading to better health and enhanced financial risk protection, especially for the poor. ... See More +

Working Paper 96555 MAY 01, 2015

Monitoring country progress in drinking water and sanitation (MAPAS) : regional synthesis - Central America and Dominican Republic (English)

The results of analysis and sector dialogue, developed during the implementation of the monitoring country progress on drinking water and sanitation (MAPAS) regional initiative, indicate that it is essential to complete the process of legal and institutional reform underway and focus on improving effective functioning of the institutions that make up the water and sanitation sector in the Central America and Dominican Republic forum for drinking water and sanitation (FOCARD-APS) member countries. ... See More +

UNDP-Water Sanitation Program 96506 MAY 01, 2015

India : piloting and operationalization of city sanitation plans towards outcome oriented sector investments (English)

This synthesis report details the process, outputs and intermediate outcomes of the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) Technical Assistance (TA) to pilot and operationalize city sanitation plans (CSPs) towards outcome oriented sector investments (P131967). ... See More +

Working Paper ACS13273 APR 28, 2015

Pakistan - Disaster and Climate Resilience Improvement Program (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 96168 APR 27, 2015

African mining, gender, and local employment (English)

It is a contentious issue whether large scale mining creates local employment, and the sector has been accused of hurting women’s labor supply and economic opportunities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7251 APR 27, 2015

Kotsadam,Andreas; Tolonen,Anja Karolina

Chile - Development Policy Loan for the First Programmatic Social Inclusion for Shared Prosperity Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document 96176 APR 27, 2015

The local socioeconomic effects of gold mining : evidence from Ghana (English)

Ghana is experiencing its third gold rush, and this paper sheds light on the socioeconomic impacts of this rapid expansion in industrial production. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7250 APR 23, 2015

Chuhan-Pole,Punam; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Kotsadam,Andreas; Sanoh,Aly; Tolonen,Anja Karolina

As time goes by in Argentina : economic opportunities and challenges of the demographic transition (English)

The process of demographic transition through which Argentina is passing is a window of both opportunities and challenges in economic and social terms. ... See More +

Publication 96046 APR 23, 2015

Gragnolati,Michele; Rofman,Rafael P.; Apella,Ignacio Raul; Troiano,Sara

Program evaluation and spillover effects (English)

This paper is a practical guide for researchers and practitioners who want to understand spillover effects in program evaluation. The paper defines spillover effects and discusses why it is important to measure them. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7243 APR 21, 2015

Angelucci,M.; Di Maro,Vincenzo

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Women managers and the gender-based gap in access to education : evidence from firm-level data in developing countries (English)
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MAY 21, 2015 WPS7269 Policy Research Working Paper
Tanzania - First Pension Reform Policy Credit Project (English)
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MAY 20, 2015 96600 Program Information Document
Do public health interventions crowd out private health investments ? Malaria control policies in Eritrea (English)
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MAY 15, 2015 WPS7268 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Nicaragua Strengthening the Public Health Care System - P152136 (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 ISDSA13476 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Nicaragua - Strengthening the Public Health Care System Project (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 PAD1336 Project Appraisal Document
Guinea - Primary Health Services Improvement Project (English)
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MAY 07, 2015 PAD1351 Project Appraisal Document
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Reinsertion and Reintegration Project (English)
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MAY 04, 2015 PAD1244 Project Appraisal Document
Socioeconomic impact of the crisis in north Mali on displaced people (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 WPS7253 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Transforming Health Systems for Universal Care - P152394 (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 ISDSC13336 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Scaling up HIV treatment for MSM in Bangkok : what does it take? – a modelling and costing study (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96523 Working Paper
Zambia - Girls Education and Womens Empowerment and Livelihoods Project (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 PAD1304 Project Appraisal Document
Activity completion summary : strengthening primary care delivery (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96555 Working Paper
Monitoring country progress in drinking water and sanitation (MAPAS) : regional synthesis - Central America and Dominican Republic (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96506 UNDP-Water Sanitation Program
India : piloting and operationalization of city sanitation plans towards outcome oriented sector investments (English)
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APR 28, 2015 ACS13273 Working Paper
Pakistan - Disaster and Climate Resilience Improvement Program (English)
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APR 27, 2015 96168 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
African mining, gender, and local employment (English)
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APR 27, 2015 WPS7251 Policy Research Working Paper
Chile - Development Policy Loan for the First Programmatic Social Inclusion for Shared Prosperity Operation Project (English)
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APR 27, 2015 96176 Program Information Document
The local socioeconomic effects of gold mining : evidence from Ghana (English)
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APR 23, 2015 WPS7250 Policy Research Working Paper
As time goes by in Argentina : economic opportunities and challenges of the demographic transition (English)
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APR 23, 2015 96046 Publication
Program evaluation and spillover effects (English)
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APR 21, 2015 WPS7243 Policy Research Working Paper