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Investing in early childhood development : review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)

The World Bank is actively supporting early childhood development based on demand from governments and convincing evidence on the benefits of investing early for children, families, and society. ... See More +

Working Paper 93210 DEC 17, 2014

Sayre, Rebecca K.; Devercelli, Amanda E.; Neuman, Michelle J.; Wodon, Quentin

Investing in young children : a review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)

Increasing recognition that investments in early childhood development (ECD) are essential for children to reach their full potential has led development agencies, including the World Bank, to place a higher priority on young children in their partnership with countries. ... See More +

Brief 93206 NOV 01, 2014

Sayre, Rebecca Kraft; Wodon, Quentin T.

Investing in young children : key interventions and principles to ensure all young children reach their full potential (English)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Brief 93207 NOV 01, 2014

Denboba, A.; Sayre, R.; L, Wodon,; Rawlings, Elder, L; Lombardi, J.

Investing in young children : the SABER system approach (English)

Among the various investments in human capital that countries can make, those related to early childhood development (ECD) may have the largest returns later in life. ... See More +

Brief 93205 NOV 01, 2014

Denboba, A.; Devercelli, A.; Neuman, M.; Sayre, R.; Wodon, Q.

Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns (English)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Working Paper 92988 OCT 01, 2014

Denboba, Amina D.; Sayre, Rebecca K.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Elder, Leslie K.; Rawlings, Laura B.; Lombardi, Joan Spanish, Portuguese

Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificando o desenvolvimento da primeira infancia : investindo na primeira infancia com grandes retornos (Portuguese)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Working Paper 92988 OCT 01, 2014

Denboba, Amina D.; Sayre, Rebecca K.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Elder, Leslie K.; Rawlings, Laura B.; Lombardi, Joan English, Spanish

Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificar el desarrollo en la primera infancia : invertir en los ninos de corta edad reporta grandes beneficios (Spanish)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Working Paper 92988 OCT 01, 2014

Denboba, Amina D.; Sayre, Rebecca K.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Elder, Leslie K.; Rawlings, Laura B.; Lombardi, Joan English, Portuguese

Including childcare in youth employment projects (English)

This policy note shows how accessible childcare services can increase young womenapos;s participation rates in training, their productivity (in terms of decreased absenteeism and retention), and there may also be benefits for childrenapos;s development outcomes. ... See More +

Brief 91082 SEP 01, 2014

Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89172 JUN 27, 2014

Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)

Project Information Document 88947 JUN 27, 2014

Global civil registration and vital statistics : scaling up investment plan 2015-2024 (English)

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), WHO, and the World Bank co-hosted a global consultative meeting on Civil Registration And Vital Statistics (CRVS) in Addis Ababa on April 28-29, 2014 to discuss and obtain input on a draft investment plan. ... See More +

Working Paper 88351 MAY 28, 2014

World Bank; World Health Organization

SABER workforce development country report : Bulgaria 2014 (Bulgarian)

This report presents a comprehensive diagnostic assessment of Bulgariaapos;s workforce development (WfD) policies and institutions. The results are based on a new World Bank tool designed for this purpose, SABER-WfD. ... See More +

Working Paper 85987 MAY 27, 2014

English

China - Early child development project : Early childhood education in Yunnan : challenges and opportunities (Chinese,English)

Yunnan is a medium-sized and relatively poor Chinese province on the southwestern border of China. In 2012, the Yunnan department of education formally requested Bank support in conducting a review of early childhood education policies and programs in order to gain an in-depth and evidence-based understanding of the challenges the province faces in expanding early childhood education-in particular to rural and mountainous regions. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS6915 NOV 18, 2013

Liang, Xiaoyan; Zhang, Yinan; Fu, Yu

Cambodia : challenges in scaling up preschools (English)

This bulletin showcases a World Bank supported study in Cambodia, where researchers set out to study the effects of scholarships on encouraging primary school students to continue their studies in lower secondary school, and whether bigger grants worked better than smaller ones. ... See More +

Brief 83178 NOV 01, 2013

Marcus, Aliza [editor]; Berman, Daphna

Giving children a better start : preschool attendance and school-age profiles (English)

This brief summarizes the giving children a better start: preschool attendance and school-age profiles in Uruguay for the period 1995. The author study the effect of pre-primary education on childrenapos;s subsequent school outcomes by exploiting a unique feature of the Uruguayan household survey (ECH) that collects retrospective information on preschool attendance in the context of a rapid expansion in the supply of pre-primary places. ... See More +

Brief 81335 AUG 14, 2013

Berlinski, Samuel; Galiani, Sebastian; Manacorda, Marco

Early childhood development through an integrated program : evidence from the Philippines (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Early childhood development through an integrated program : evidence from the Philippines, conducted in 1999 in Philippines. ... See More +

Brief 81304 AUG 14, 2013

Armecin, Graeme; Behrman, Jere; Duazo, Paulita; Ghuman, Sharon; Gultiano, Socorro; King, Elizabeth; Lee, Nanette

Labor market returns to early childhood stimulation : a 20-year follow-up to the Jamaica study (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Labor market returns to early childhood stimulation : a 20-year follow-up to the Jamaica study, conducted during the time period between 1986-1987 in Jamaica. ... See More +

Brief 81389 AUG 14, 2013

Gertler, Paul; Zanolini, Arianna; Pinto, Rodrigo; Heckman, James; Walker, Susan; Vermeersch, Christel; Chang, Susan; Grantham-McGregor, Sally

The promise of preschool in Africa : a randomized impact evaluation of early childhood development in rural Mozambique (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled The promise of preschool in Africa : a randomized impact evaluation of early childhood development in rural Mozambique, conducted during the time period early 2008 to 2010 in Mozambique. ... See More +

Brief 81508 AUG 14, 2013

Martinez, Sebastian; Naudeu, Sophie; Pereira, Vitor

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Investing in early childhood development : review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)
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DEC 17, 2014 93210 Working Paper
Investing in young children : a review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93206 Brief
Investing in young children : key interventions and principles to ensure all young children reach their full potential (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93207 Brief
Investing in young children : the SABER system approach (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93205 Brief
Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92988 Working Paper Spanish, Portuguese
Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificando o desenvolvimento da primeira infancia : investindo na primeira infancia com grandes retornos (Portuguese)
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OCT 01, 2014 92988 Working Paper English, Spanish
Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificar el desarrollo en la primera infancia : invertir en los ninos de corta edad reporta grandes beneficios (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2014 92988 Working Paper English, Portuguese
Including childcare in youth employment projects (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91082 Brief
Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2014 89172 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2014 88947 Project Information Document
Global civil registration and vital statistics : scaling up investment plan 2015-2024 (English)
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MAY 28, 2014 88351 Working Paper
SABER workforce development country report : Bulgaria 2014 (Bulgarian)
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MAY 27, 2014 85987 Working Paper English
Vietnam - Coastal Resources for Sustainable Development Project : procurement plan (Vol. 2) : Procurement plan for Thanh Hoa (English)
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APR 01, 2014 87919 Procurement Plan
China - Early child development project : Early childhood education in Yunnan : challenges and opportunities (Chinese,English)
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NOV 18, 2013 ACS6915 Working Paper
Cambodia : challenges in scaling up preschools (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83178 Brief
Giving children a better start : preschool attendance and school-age profiles (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81335 Brief
Early childhood development through an integrated program : evidence from the Philippines (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81304 Brief
Labor market returns to early childhood stimulation : a 20-year follow-up to the Jamaica study (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81389 Brief
The promise of preschool in Africa : a randomized impact evaluation of early childhood development in rural Mozambique (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81508 Brief
Tajikistan - Additional financing for the Land Registration and Cadastre System for Sustainable Agriculture Project : special purpose financial statements and independent auditorapos;s report for the year ended 31 December, 2012 (English)
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JUL 17, 2013 79663 Auditing Document