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Revisiting the impact of the Brazilian SIMPLES program on firms' formalization rates (English)

A recent survey of rigorous impact evaluations of programs to help small and medium-size firms to formalize indicates that the programs do not seem to work for most informal firms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7605 MAR 16, 2016

Piza,Caio Disclosed

Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia (English)

This report focuses on better understanding the factors that influence women’s economic opportunities in particular, an area in which significant inequalities remain. ... See More +

Working Paper 105793 MAR 01, 2016

Žarković-Rakić, Jelena; Vladisavljević, Marko Disclosed

Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia : Женски приступ економским могућностима у Србији (Serbian)

This report focuses on better understanding the factors that influence women’s economic opportunities in particular, an area in which significant inequalities remain. ... See More +

Working Paper 105793 MAR 01, 2016

Žarković-Rakić, Jelena; Vladisavljević, Marko Disclosed

Declining wages for college-educated workers in Mexico : are younger or older cohorts hurt the most ? (English)

Wage inequality has declined in Mexico since 2000. Using data from Mexican labor surveys for the period between 2000 and 2014, this paper investigates whether the decline was driven by wages declining more sharply for younger or older workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7546 JAN 27, 2016

Campos-Vazquez,Raymundo M.; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Lustig,Nora Disclosed

The Global Findex database : financial inclusion of youth (English)

Younger adults make up a disproportionately large share of unbanked adults worldwide. Data from the Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database show that 44 percent of youth (ages 18-25) have an account at a formal financial institution, compared with 55 percent of older adults (ages 26-64). ... See More +

Brief 82398 OCT 01, 2013

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Kumar, Atisha; Randall, Douglas Disclosed

EdStats newsletter (English)

This EdStats newsletter includes the following headings: what's new on the Edstats website? the gender gap a global statistical summary; out-of-school girls; gender disparity in youth literacy; primary completion rates and gender; and gender, income and location disparities. ... See More +

Newsletter 64398 AUG 01, 2011

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EdStats newsletter (English)

EdStats has launched six new state of education data analysis presentations: pre-primary education, primary education, secondary education, tertiary education, adult literacy, and gender and education. ... See More +

Newsletter 52479 DEC 01, 2009

Porta, Emilio Disclosed

EdStats newsletter (English)

The Education Atlas has been updated with over 100 new world maps and roughly 50 new indicators. The new maps give a global overview of gender parity in education, public expenditures on education, enrollments, and educational system efficiency. ... See More +

Newsletter 48575 APR 01, 2009

Porta, Emilio Disclosed

Algeria - Public expenditure review of the social sector (Vol. 2) : Annexes (English)

This public expenditure review identifies various opportunities to improve efficiency and equity in the social sectors. In terms of efficiency, common issues across sectors include prioritizing public interventions on the basis of their costs and effectiveness, reducing the share of personnel expenditures through a more efficient deployment of human resources, and reviewing financial mechanisms to minimize distortions and induce cost-savings (particularly in the health sector). ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 22591 JAN 31, 2002

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Does Indonesia have a "low-pay" civil service? (English)

Government officials and polcy analysts maintain that Indonesia's civil servants are poorly paid and have been for decades. This conclusion is supported by anecdotal evidence and casual empiricism. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2621 JUN 30, 2001

Filmer, Deon; Lindauer, David L.

Jordan - Human Resources Development Sector Investment Loan Project (English)

This is the Implementation Completion Report (ICR) for the Human Resources Development Sector Investment Loan (HRDSIL I ) to Jordan. The development objectives selected for the project were: (i) to raise the quality of basic and secondary education and to enhance student achievement levels; (ii) to use sector resources more efficiently; and (iii) to develop institutional structures that would be responsive to the system's qualitative and quantitative needs over the long term. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report 17327 DEC 24, 1997

Disclosed

Pakistan - Education Projects (English)

The Education Projects in Pakistan was implemented. The physical aspects of this objective were achieved, albeit with considerable delays. Achieving long lasting improvements to the quality and relevance of programs proved more difficult than achieving the physical targets. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 8859 JUN 29, 1990

Disclosed

Policies for improving the effectiveness of primary education in developing countries (English)

Board Report 8729 FEB 26, 1990

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Revisiting the impact of the Brazilian SIMPLES program on firms' formalization rates (English)
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MAR 16, 2016 WPS7605 Policy Research Working Paper
Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105793 Working Paper
Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia : Женски приступ економским могућностима у Србији (Serbian)
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MAR 01, 2016 105793 Working Paper
Declining wages for college-educated workers in Mexico : are younger or older cohorts hurt the most ? (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 WPS7546 Policy Research Working Paper
The Global Findex database : financial inclusion of youth (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 82398 Brief
EdStats newsletter (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 64398 Newsletter
EdStats newsletter (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 52479 Newsletter
EdStats newsletter (English)
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APR 01, 2009 48575 Newsletter
Algeria - Public expenditure review of the social sector (Vol. 2) : Annexes (English)
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JAN 31, 2002 22591 Public Expenditure Review
Does Indonesia have a "low-pay" civil service? (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 WPS2621 Policy Research Working Paper
Jordan - Human Resources Development Sector Investment Loan Project (English)
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DEC 24, 1997 17327 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Pakistan - Education Projects (English)
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JUN 29, 1990 8859 Project Performance Assessment Report
Policies for improving the effectiveness of primary education in developing countries (English)
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FEB 26, 1990 8729 Board Report