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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

Getting textbooks to every child in Sub-Saharan Africa : strategies for addressing the high cost and low availability problem (English)

This book offers policy options that can help reduce textbook costs and increase their supply. The book explores, in depth, the cost and financial barriers that restrict textbook availability in schools across much of the region, as well as policies successfully adapted in other countries. ... See More +

Publication 96468 MAY 13, 2015

Fredriksen,Birger J.; Brar,Sukhdeep; Trucano,Michael

Why Do students learn so little? Seeking answers inside Haiti’s classrooms (English)

The Haitian education system made substantial improvements in access over the last decade, such that today the majority of Haiti’s children are in school. ... See More +

Working Paper 96500 MAY 01, 2015

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Baron,Juan; Blimpo,Pouguinimpo Moussa; Evans, David K.; Simbou,Atabanam; Yarrow,Noah Bunce

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

Fostering agriculture-nutrition links : recommendations for agriculture extension curriculum reforms in India (English)

Malnutrition continues to be a major development challenge in the South Asia region. Given its size, India hosts the majority of the malnourished. ... See More +

Brief 96335 MAY 01, 2015

Babu,Suresh Chandra; Havimo,Terhi Elisa; Pehu,Eija

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Education Sector Project (English)

The Education Sector Project for the Democratic Republic of Congo had an overall outcome rating of moderately satisfactory. There was substantial risk to development with both the Bank and borrower performing moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3231 APR 30, 2015

Pakistan - Punjab Skills Development Project (English)

The objective of the Punjab Skills Development Project for Pakistan is to improve the quality, labor market relevance of, and access to skills training programs in priority sectors in the Punjab. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1010 APR 30, 2015

Indonesia - Information, knowledge, and behavior : evaluating alternative methods of delivering school information to parents (English)

Improving education outcomes by disseminating information to parents and thereby encouraging them to become more actively engaged in school oversight is attractive since it can be done relatively cheaply. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) AUS10902 APR 27, 2015

Cerdan-Infantes,Pedro

India - Enhancing Teacher Effectiveness in Bihar Operation Project (English)

The development objective of the Enhancing teacher Effectiveness in Bihar Operation of India is to improve the effectiveness of elementary school teachers in Bihar. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 92972 APR 23, 2015

Investing in technical vocational education and training : does it yield large economic returns in Brazil ? (English)

Technical education and training has been dramatically expanding in Brazil recently. However, there remains no evidence on the cost effectiveness of this alternative track to a more general education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7246 APR 22, 2015

Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Anazawa,Leandro; Menezes Filho,Naercio; Vasconcellos,Ligia Maria De

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Quality and Relevance of Secondary and Tertiary Education Project - P149233 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA25081 APR 22, 2015

0000A8056

India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Program Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 95941 APR 22, 2015

Mali - Higher Education Support Project (English)

The project development objective of the higher education support project for Mali is to improve the relevance of selected higher education programs and the stewardship of the higher education system in Mali. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1162 APR 16, 2015

India - Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP786 APR 15, 2015

Parental human capital and effective school management : evidence from The Gambia (English)

Education systems in developing countries are often centrally managed in a top-down structure. In environments where schools have different needs and where localized information plays an important role, empowerment of the local community may be attractive, but low levels of human capital at the local level may offset gains from local information. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7238 APR 13, 2015

Blimpo,Moussa P.; Evans,David; Lahire,Nathalie

The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Liberia : results from a high frequency cell phone survey round five (English)

Since Liberia’s Ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemic began in March 2014, nearly 10,000 persons have contracted the virus and more than 4,000 have died. ... See More +

Working Paper 96196 APR 13, 2015

Himelein,Kristen; Kastelic,Jonathan G.

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Second Global Partnership for Education - P149130 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA13021 APR 08, 2015

0000A8056

Mozambique - Higher Education Science and Technology (HEST) Project : additional financing (English)

The objectives of the Additional Financing for Higher Education Science and Technology (HEST) Project for Mozambique are to: (a) increase the number and raise the quality of graduates at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and (b) strengthen the national research capacities to produce research outputs of relevance to the Countrys strategic economic sectors. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1296 APR 07, 2015

Information, knowledge and behavior: evaluating alternative methods of delivering school information to parents (English)

Improving education outcomes by disseminating information to parents and thereby encouraging them to become more actively engaged in school oversight is attractive, since it can be done relatively cheaply. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7233 APR 06, 2015

Cerdan-Infantes,Pedro; Filmer,Deon P.

Burkina Faso - Education Access and Quality Improvement Project (English)

The project development objective for the Education Access and Quality Improvement Project for Burkina Faso is to support the Government of Burkina Faso to increase access to pre-school education in the two poorest regions, secondary education in the five poorest regions and to improve teaching and learning. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1044 APR 02, 2015

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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
Getting textbooks to every child in Sub-Saharan Africa : strategies for addressing the high cost and low availability problem (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 96468 Publication
Why Do students learn so little? Seeking answers inside Haiti’s classrooms (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96500 Working Paper
Zambia - Girls Education and Womens Empowerment and Livelihoods Project (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 PAD1304 Project Appraisal Document
Fostering agriculture-nutrition links : recommendations for agriculture extension curriculum reforms in India (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96335 Brief
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Education Sector Project (English)
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APR 30, 2015 ICR3231 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Pakistan - Punjab Skills Development Project (English)
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APR 30, 2015 PAD1010 Project Appraisal Document
Indonesia - Information, knowledge, and behavior : evaluating alternative methods of delivering school information to parents (English)
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APR 27, 2015 AUS10902 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
India - Enhancing Teacher Effectiveness in Bihar Operation Project (English)
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APR 23, 2015 92972 Project Appraisal Document
Investing in technical vocational education and training : does it yield large economic returns in Brazil ? (English)
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APR 22, 2015 WPS7246 Policy Research Working Paper
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Quality and Relevance of Secondary and Tertiary Education Project - P149233 (English)
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APR 22, 2015 PIDA25081 Project Information Document
India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Program Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 22, 2015 95941 Procurement Plan
Mali - Higher Education Support Project (English)
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APR 16, 2015 PAD1162 Project Appraisal Document
India - Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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APR 15, 2015 IPP786 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Parental human capital and effective school management : evidence from The Gambia (English)
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APR 13, 2015 WPS7238 Policy Research Working Paper
The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Liberia : results from a high frequency cell phone survey round five (English)
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APR 13, 2015 96196 Working Paper
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Second Global Partnership for Education - P149130 (English)
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APR 08, 2015 ISDSA13021 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Mozambique - Higher Education Science and Technology (HEST) Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 07, 2015 PAD1296 Project Paper
Information, knowledge and behavior: evaluating alternative methods of delivering school information to parents (English)
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APR 06, 2015 WPS7233 Policy Research Working Paper
Burkina Faso - Education Access and Quality Improvement Project (English)
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APR 02, 2015 PAD1044 Project Appraisal Document