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Pakistan - SOUTH ASIA- P154524- Pakistan: Third Punjab Education Sector Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP17373 FEB 14, 2019

Tariq Farooq Disclosed

Persistent Misallocation and the Returns to Education in Mexico (English)

Over the last two decades, Mexico has experienced macroeconomic stability, an open trade regime, and substantial progress in education. Yet average workers' earnings have stagnated, and earnings of those with higher schooling have fallen, compressing the earnings distribution and lowering the returns to education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8690 JAN 07, 2019

Levy,Santiago; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe Disclosed

The Economic Case for Education in Vietnam (English)

Education is central to the development of human capital. Vietnam has made significant progress. This paper reviews existing research on the returns to education and makes the case for investment in schooling. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8679 DEC 18, 2018

Patrinos,Harry Anthony; Thang,Pham Vu; Thanh,Nguyen Duc Disclosed

Comprehensive Private School Model for Low-Income Urban Children in Mexico (English)

In low-income countries, private schools are perceived as superior alternatives to the public sector, often improving achievement at a fraction of the cost. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8669 DEC 10, 2018

Santibanez,Lucrecia; Saavedra,Juan E.; Bentaouet Kattan,Raja; Patrinos,Harry Anthony Disclosed

Re-Kindling Learning : eReaders in Lagos (English)

Empirical literature on digital technologies for student learning is generally unable to identify separately whether learning gains arise from reciprocity in response to the gift of a valuable gadget (the 'gadget effect') or from increasing exposure to relevant materials (the 'content effect'). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8665 DEC 06, 2018

Habyarimana,James Paul; Sabarwal,Shwetlena Disclosed

Pakistan - SOUTH ASIA- P154524- Pakistan: Third Punjab Education Sector Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP14189 NOV 05, 2018

Tariq Farooq Disclosed

Ghana : Can Training Change Preprimary Teachers' Practices & Improve Children's Skills? (English)

To ensure that children arrive in primary school ready to learn, policymakers around the world are increasingly focusing on what happens in preprimary education programs and whether childrenare developing the skills needed for primary school. ... See More +

Brief 132535 NOV 01, 2018

Disclosed

Inequality of Opportunity in Education: Accounting for the Contributions of Sibs, Schools and Sorting across East Africa (English)

Inequalities in the opportunity to obtain a good education in low-income countries are widely understood to be related to household resources and schooling quality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8622 OCT 25, 2018

Anand,Paul; Behrman,Jere R.; Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Jones,Sam Disclosed

World Bank Education Overview : Higher Education (English)

People with a quality post-secondary education are more employable, earn higher wages, and cope better with economic shocks. Higher education benefits both individuals and society. ... See More +

Brief 131635 OCT 01, 2018

Disclosed

Global Dataset on Education Quality : A Review and Update (2000-2017) (English)

This paper presents the most expansive and current cross-country dataset on education quality. The database includes 164 countries/territories covering over 98 percent of the global population from 2000-2017. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8592 SEP 27, 2018

Patrinos,Harry Anthony; Angrist,Noam Disclosed

Upping the ante: the equilibrium effects of unconditional grants to private schools (English)

This paper tests for financial constraints as a market failure in education in a low-income country. In an experimental setup, unconditional cash grants are allocated to one private school or all private schools in a village. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8563 AUG 21, 2018

Andrabi,Tahir; Das,Jishnu; Khwaja,Asim Ijaz; Ozyurt,Selcuk; Singh,Niharika Disclosed

Competing priorities : women's microenterprises and household relationships (English)

Recent studies have suggested that women's business decisions are influenced by members of their household, especially their spouse, and that these intrahousehold dynamics contribute to gender gaps in entrepreneurship outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8550 AUG 13, 2018

Friedson-Ridenour,Sophia; Pierotti,Rachael Susan Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services - P151432 - Sequence No : 07 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR31713 JUL 09, 2018

Monchuk,Louise Victoria Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Pakistan: Third Punjab Education Sector Project - P154524 - Sequence No : 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR32883 JUN 19, 2018

Fasih,Tazeen Disclosed

Incentivizing school attendance in the presence of parent-child information frictions (English)

Education conditional cash transfer programs may increase school attendance in part due to the information they transmit to parents about their child's attendance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8476 JUN 14, 2018

De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Valente,Christine Disclosed

Education in South Africa : background note for the South Africa systematic country diagnostic (English)

This note provides an overview of South Africa’s education system and learning outcomes. It reviews early childhood development, basic education, and higher education (university education and vocational training). ... See More +

Working Paper 127304 JUN 01, 2018

Van Der Berg,Servaas; Hofmeyr, Heleen Disclosed

Results-based financing in education : financing results to strengthen systems (English)

This paper outlines the World Bank Group’s (WBG) approach to how results-based financing (RBF) can resolve some of the forthcoming constraints faced by client countries to achieving the education sustainable development goal. ... See More +

Working Paper 126314 MAY 01, 2018

Holland,Peter Anthony; Lee,Jessica D. Disclosed

School costs, short-run participation, and long-run outcomes : evidence from Kenya (English)

Access to school has risen dramatically in recent decades, with large gains from reducing costs. Few studies report long-term impacts, however. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8421 APR 30, 2018

Evans,David; Ngatia,Irene Muthoni Disclosed

Returns to investment in education : a decennial review of the global literature (English)

Returns to investment in education based on human capital theory have been estimated systematically since the 1950s. In the 60-plus year history of such estimates, there have been several compilations in the literature. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8402 APR 11, 2018

Psacharopoulos,George; Patrinos,Harry Anthony Disclosed

Employment structure and returns to skill in Vietnam : estimates using the labor force survey (English)

This paper uses Labor Force Survey data to assess key aspects of the labor market in Vietnam over 2007-14. The analysis finds large growth in wage employment in the foreign-owned and domestic private sectors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8364 MAR 12, 2018

Demombynes,Gabriel; Testaverde,Mauro Disclosed

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Pakistan - SOUTH ASIA- P154524- Pakistan: Third Punjab Education Sector Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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FEB 14, 2019 STEP17373 Procurement Plan
Persistent Misallocation and the Returns to Education in Mexico (English)
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JAN 07, 2019 WPS8690 Policy Research Working Paper
The Economic Case for Education in Vietnam (English)
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DEC 18, 2018 WPS8679 Policy Research Working Paper
Comprehensive Private School Model for Low-Income Urban Children in Mexico (English)
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DEC 10, 2018 WPS8669 Policy Research Working Paper
Re-Kindling Learning : eReaders in Lagos (English)
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DEC 06, 2018 WPS8665 Policy Research Working Paper
Pakistan - SOUTH ASIA- P154524- Pakistan: Third Punjab Education Sector Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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NOV 05, 2018 STEP14189 Procurement Plan
Ghana : Can Training Change Preprimary Teachers' Practices & Improve Children's Skills? (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132535 Brief
Inequality of Opportunity in Education: Accounting for the Contributions of Sibs, Schools and Sorting across East Africa (English)
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OCT 25, 2018 WPS8622 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Education Overview : Higher Education (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131635 Brief
Global Dataset on Education Quality : A Review and Update (2000-2017) (English)
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SEP 27, 2018 WPS8592 Policy Research Working Paper
Upping the ante: the equilibrium effects of unconditional grants to private schools (English)
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AUG 21, 2018 WPS8563 Policy Research Working Paper
Competing priorities : women's microenterprises and household relationships (English)
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AUG 13, 2018 WPS8550 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services - P151432 - Sequence No : 07 (English)
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JUL 09, 2018 ISR31713 Implementation Status and Results Report
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Pakistan: Third Punjab Education Sector Project - P154524 - Sequence No : 04 (English)
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JUN 19, 2018 ISR32883 Implementation Status and Results Report
Incentivizing school attendance in the presence of parent-child information frictions (English)
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JUN 14, 2018 WPS8476 Policy Research Working Paper
Education in South Africa : background note for the South Africa systematic country diagnostic (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127304 Working Paper
Results-based financing in education : financing results to strengthen systems (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126314 Working Paper
School costs, short-run participation, and long-run outcomes : evidence from Kenya (English)
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APR 30, 2018 WPS8421 Policy Research Working Paper
Returns to investment in education : a decennial review of the global literature (English)
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APR 11, 2018 WPS8402 Policy Research Working Paper
Employment structure and returns to skill in Vietnam : estimates using the labor force survey (English)
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MAR 12, 2018 WPS8364 Policy Research Working Paper