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Armenia - Performance and learning review : information notice (English)

CAS Public Information Note 98735 AUG 03, 2015

India - Encouraging the adoption of a performance management system across Indian states through a peer assisted learning network (English)

Government spending on basic services increased at 11 percent per year in real terms from 2006 to 2012 - a faster rate of increase than gross domestic product (GDP) – but it did not fully translate into better services on the ground. ... See More +

Brief 98824 AUG 01, 2015

India – Second Phase of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 98671 JUL 31, 2015

Subjective well-being across the lifespan in Europe and Central Asia (English)

This paper uses data from the Integrated Values Survey, the Life in Transition Survey, and the Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey to analyze the relation between age and subjective well-being in the Europe and Central Asia region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7378 JUL 28, 2015

Bauer,Jan Michael; Levin,Victoria; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Nie,Peng; Sousa-Poza,Alfonso

The impact of expanding access to early childhood services in rural Indonesia : evidence from two cohorts of children (English)

This paper uses three waves of longitudinal data to examine the impact of expanding access to preschool services in rural areas of Indonesia on two cohorts of children. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7372 JUL 21, 2015

Brinkman,Sally Anne; Hasan,Amer; Jung,Haeil; Kinnell,Angela; Pradhan,Menno Prasad

Parenting education in Indonesia : Review and recommendations to strengthen programs and systems (English)

In an effort to better understand and improve parenting education, the government of Indonesia commissioned a review of its existing programs to discover which programs have been implemented with which types of families and whether they are working to improve parents’ knowledge and behaviors or child outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 97936 JUL 08, 2015

Tomlinson, Heather Biggar; Andina,Syifa

Supporting institutional capacity and evidence-based macro and fiscal policymaking : sharing experience from Indonesia (English)

Close support to the government, including by an embedded core project team, can help to support improvements in macro-fiscal policymaking as demonstrated by the support for enhanced macroeconomic and fiscal policy analysis (SEMEFPA) program in Indonesia. ... See More +

Brief 98566 JUL 01, 2015

Meidina,Ilsa; Sienaert,Alexis R.

How costly are labor gender gaps ? estimates for the Balkans and Turkey (English)

In this paper, survey data are used to document the presence of gender gaps in self-employment, employership, and labor force participation in seven Balkan countries and Turkey. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7319 JUN 22, 2015

Cuberes,David; Teignier,Marc

Colombia - Strengthening the National System of Science, Technology, and Innovation Project : restructuring (English)

The objectives of the Strengthening the National System of Science, Technology, and Innovation Project for Colombia are to strengthen Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation (COLCIENCIAS) capacity to promote human capital for the knowledge economy, research and development (RD) and innovation; and raise awareness of science, technology and innovation in the Colombian society. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18041 JUN 03, 2015

Do infants benefit when older siblings are dewormed? (English)

Early childhood is a crucial window of opportunity for improving lives. The challenge for policymakers and development experts knows which programs give children’s development the best boost and how to implement them. ... See More +

Brief 99207 JUN 01, 2015

Marcus,Aliza

Report to the Board of Executive Directors from the Committee on Development Effectiveness : Learning and results in World Bank operations toward a new learning strategy : second evaluation and draft World Bank management response (English)

The Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE) met to discuss IEG’s Learning and Results in World Bank Operations: Toward a New Learning Strategy and Draft World Bank Management Response. ... See More +

Board Report 98518 MAY 20, 2015

Was Weber right ? the effects of pay for ability and pay for performance on pro-social motivation, ability and effort in the public sector (English)

This paper examines the effects of pecuniary compensation on the ability and motivation of individuals in organizations with non-pecuniary or pro-social missions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7261 MAY 11, 2015

Banuri,Sheheryar; Keefer,Philip E.

Egypt - Early Childhood Education Enhancement Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14724 MAY 11, 2015

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

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP786 APR 15, 2015

Impacts of interventions during early childhood on later outcomes : a systematic review (English)

In an effort to bridge the evidence gap, the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) prepared a systematic review that gathers and analyzes the available impact evaluation evidence in developing countries from 1990 to 2013 on whether early childhood interventions shape future outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 95984 MAR 31, 2015

Tanner,Jeffery; Candland,Tara Lynn; Odden,Whitney Swan

Pakistan - Punjab Cities Governance Improvement Project : procurement plan for Gujranwala (English)

Procurement Plan 95153 MAR 19, 2015

Pakistan - Punjab Cities Governance Improvement Project : procurement plan for the urban unit (English)

Procurement Plan 95157 MAR 19, 2015

Pakistan - Punjab Cities Governance Improvement Project : procurement plan for Faisalabad (English)

Procurement Plan 95151 MAR 17, 2015

Liberia : does giving people the chance to work reduce conflict and boost peace? (English)

The evaluation found that the program successfully shifted high-risk men from criminal activities into farming. Graduates earned more money than their counterparts who weren’t enrolled in the program, spent less time in illegal work and were less likely to consider fighting as mercenaries in neighboring conflicts. ... See More +

Brief 94711 MAR 01, 2015

Debiasing on a roll: changing gambling behavior through experiential learning (English)

This paper tests experiential learning as a debiasing tool against gambling and lottery behavior in South Africa. The study implemented a simple, interactive dice game that simulates worsening winning odds of rolling sixes as more dice are added to the game. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7195 FEB 01, 2015

Abel , Martin; Cole, Shawn; Zia, Bilal

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Armenia - Performance and learning review : information notice (English)
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AUG 03, 2015 98735 CAS Public Information Note
India - Encouraging the adoption of a performance management system across Indian states through a peer assisted learning network (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 98824 Brief
India – Second Phase of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 31, 2015 98671 Procurement Plan
Subjective well-being across the lifespan in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JUL 28, 2015 WPS7378 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of expanding access to early childhood services in rural Indonesia : evidence from two cohorts of children (English)
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JUL 21, 2015 WPS7372 Policy Research Working Paper
Parenting education in Indonesia : Review and recommendations to strengthen programs and systems (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 97936 Publication
Supporting institutional capacity and evidence-based macro and fiscal policymaking : sharing experience from Indonesia (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98566 Brief
How costly are labor gender gaps ? estimates for the Balkans and Turkey (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 WPS7319 Policy Research Working Paper
Colombia - Strengthening the National System of Science, Technology, and Innovation Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 03, 2015 RES18041 Project Paper
Do infants benefit when older siblings are dewormed? (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 99207 Brief
Report to the Board of Executive Directors from the Committee on Development Effectiveness : Learning and results in World Bank operations toward a new learning strategy : second evaluation and draft World Bank management response (English)
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MAY 20, 2015 98518 Board Report
Was Weber right ? the effects of pay for ability and pay for performance on pro-social motivation, ability and effort in the public sector (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 WPS7261 Policy Research Working Paper
Egypt - Early Childhood Education Enhancement Project (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 ICRR14724 Implementation Completion Report Review
India - Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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APR 15, 2015 IPP786 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Impacts of interventions during early childhood on later outcomes : a systematic review (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 95984 Working Paper
Pakistan - Punjab Cities Governance Improvement Project : procurement plan for Gujranwala (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 95153 Procurement Plan
Pakistan - Punjab Cities Governance Improvement Project : procurement plan for the urban unit (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 95157 Procurement Plan
Pakistan - Punjab Cities Governance Improvement Project : procurement plan for Faisalabad (English)
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MAR 17, 2015 95151 Procurement Plan
Liberia : does giving people the chance to work reduce conflict and boost peace? (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94711 Brief
Debiasing on a roll: changing gambling behavior through experiential learning (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7195 Policy Research Working Paper