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Azerbaijan - Second Education Sector Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90761 SEP 16, 2014

Bangladesh - Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Harmonized social management framework (English)

The development objectives of the Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project for Bangladesh are to: (i) increase the number of children enrolled and completing primary education; (ii) reduce social and regional disparities; and (iii) improve the measurement of student learning and quality of the teaching and learning environment. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4639 SEP 09, 2014

The Heterogeneous Effects of HIV Testing (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, The heterogeneous effects of HIV testing, Welfare impacts of rural electrification : evidence from Vietnam, conducted between between 2009 and 2010 in Malawi. ... See More +

Brief 90357 SEP 02, 2014

Baird, Sarah ; Gong, Erick ; McIntosh, Craig ; Ozler, Berk

The permanent input hypothesis : the case of textbooks and (no) student learning in Sierra Leone (English)

A textbook provision program in Sierra Leone demonstrates how volatility in the flow of government-provided learning inputs to schools can induce storage of these inputs by school administrators to smooth future consumption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7021 SEP 01, 2014

Sabarwal, Shwetlena; Evans, David K.; Marshak, Anastasia

Cost-effectiveness measurement in development : accounting for local costs and noisy impacts (English)

As evidence from rigorous impact evaluations grows in development, there have been more calls to complement impact evaluation analysis with cost analysis, so that policy makers can make investment decisions based on costs as well as impacts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7027 SEP 01, 2014

Evans, David K.; Popova, Anna

Female labor participation in the Arab world : some evidence from panel data in Morocco (English)

Female labor participation in the Arab world is low compared with the level of economic development of Arab countries. Beyond anecdotal evidence and cross-country studies, there is little evidence on what could explain this phenomenon. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7031 SEP 01, 2014

Verme, Paolo; Barry, Abdoul Gadiry; Guennouni, Jamal

Nash equilibria of games when players' preferences are quasi-transitive (English)

Much of game theory is founded on the assumption that individual players are endowed with preferences that can be represented by a real-valued utility function. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7037 SEP 01, 2014

Basu, Kaushik; Pattanaik, Prasanta K.

Comparable estimates of returns to schooling around the world (English)

Rates of return to investments in schooling have been estimated since the late 1950s. In the 60-plus year history of such estimates, there have been several attempts to synthesize the empirical results to ascertain patterns. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7020 SEP 01, 2014

Montenegro, Claudio E.; Patrinos, Harry Anthony

Governors and governing institutions: a comparative study of state-business relations in Russia's regions (English)

The paper uses the latest 2011 round of the Business Environment and Enterprise Performance Survey for the Russian Federation, which for the first time was designed to be representative of Russian regions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7038 SEP 01, 2014

Gharafutdinova, Gulnaz; Kisunko, Gregory

Leveling the playing field : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations on education (English)

Progress toward gender equality over the past two decades is most evident in education goals, as primary and secondary school enrollment rates are now the same for boys and girls in many countries. ... See More +

Brief 89994 AUG 07, 2014

Parsons, Jennifer; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

Egypt : inequality of opportunity in education (English)

The paper examines the levels and trends in access to education and educational outcomes across generations of Egyptian youth. Examination of three cohorts of individuals aged 21 to 24 (born between 1964 and 1967, 1974 and 1977, and 1982 and 1985) shows that access to education has substantially improved during the last three decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6996 AUG 01, 2014

Ersado, Lire; Gignoux, Jeremie

Armenia - Second Education Quality and Relevance Project, Education Improvement Project (English)

On May 16, 2014, the Inspection Panel received a request for Inspection of the Armenia: Second Education Quality and Relevance Project, APL 2 (EQRP 2) and the Education Improvement Project (EIP). ... See More +

Inspection Panel Report and Recommendation 89836 AUG 01, 2014

School autonomy and accountability in Thailand: a systems approach for assessing policy intent and implementation (English)

There is a consensus on the need for Thailand to reform its education system to be able to compete with other high performing countries in the region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7012 AUG 01, 2014

Arcia, Gustavo; MacDonald, Kevin; Patrinos, Harry Anthony

Mali - Education For All Emergency Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)

Procurement Plan 89835 JUL 23, 2014

Guyana - Global Partnership for Education (GPE)-for Early Childhood Education Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89640 JUL 18, 2014

Tajikistan - Tax Administration Reform Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 89550 JUL 17, 2014

Tanzania - Zanzibar Basic Education Improvement Project (English)

Ratings for the Zanzibar Basic Education Improvement Project for Tanzania were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, the risk to global environment outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3150 JUL 14, 2014

State higher education councils in India : opportunities and challenges (Hindi)

One of the pre-requisites of the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) scheme requires that states form a State Higher Education Council (SHEC). ... See More +

Working Paper 90269 JUL 10, 2014

English

Guyana - GPE for Early Childhood Education Project : amerindian peoples plan (English)

The development objective of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) for Early Childhood Education Project for Guyana is to improve emergent literacy and numeracy outcomes for children at the nursery level and primary grade one in hinterland regions and targeted remote riverine areas. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP736 JUL 03, 2014

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Azerbaijan - Second Education Sector Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 16, 2014 90761 Procurement Plan
Bangladesh - Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Harmonized social management framework (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 E4639 Environmental Assessment
The Heterogeneous Effects of HIV Testing (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90357 Brief
The permanent input hypothesis : the case of textbooks and (no) student learning in Sierra Leone (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7021 Policy Research Working Paper
Cost-effectiveness measurement in development : accounting for local costs and noisy impacts (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7027 Policy Research Working Paper
Female labor participation in the Arab world : some evidence from panel data in Morocco (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7031 Policy Research Working Paper
Nash equilibria of games when players' preferences are quasi-transitive (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7037 Policy Research Working Paper
Comparable estimates of returns to schooling around the world (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7020 Policy Research Working Paper
Governors and governing institutions: a comparative study of state-business relations in Russia's regions (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7038 Policy Research Working Paper
Niger - Skills Development For Growth Project : procurement plan : Pour des marches dans le cadre des projets approuves apres (French)
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AUG 21, 2014 90102 Procurement Plan
Leveling the playing field : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations on education (English)
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AUG 07, 2014 89994 Brief
Egypt : inequality of opportunity in education (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS6996 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Second Education Quality and Relevance Project, Education Improvement Project (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 89836 Inspection Panel Report and Recommendation
School autonomy and accountability in Thailand: a systems approach for assessing policy intent and implementation (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7012 Policy Research Working Paper
Mali - Education For All Emergency Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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JUL 23, 2014 89835 Procurement Plan
Guyana - Global Partnership for Education (GPE)-for Early Childhood Education Project (English)
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JUL 18, 2014 89640 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Tajikistan - Tax Administration Reform Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 89550 Procurement Plan
Tanzania - Zanzibar Basic Education Improvement Project (English)
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JUL 14, 2014 ICR3150 Implementation Completion and Results Report
State higher education councils in India : opportunities and challenges (Hindi)
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JUL 10, 2014 90269 Working Paper English
Guyana - GPE for Early Childhood Education Project : amerindian peoples plan (English)
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JUL 03, 2014 IPP736 Indigenous Peoples Plan