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Rental regulation and its consequences on measures of well-being in the Arab Republic of Egypt (English)

The paper delves into the implications of a failure to account for rental regulation in the measurement of households' welfare, poverty, and inequality when using household surveys. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8152 JUL 20, 2017

Lara Ibarra,Gabriel; Mendiratta,Vibhuti; Vishwanath,Tara Disclosed

Measuring women's agency (English)

Improving women's agency, namely their ability to define goals and act on them, is crucial for advancing gender equality and the empowerment of women. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8148 JUL 18, 2017

Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Koolwal,Gayatri B.; Annan,Jeannie Ruth; Falb,Kathryn; Goldstein,Markus P. Disclosed

Measuring time use in development settings (English)

This paper discusses the challenges associated with collecting time-use data in developing countries. The paper suggests potential solutions, concentrating on the two most common time-use methods used in development settings: stylized questions and time diaries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8147 JUL 18, 2017

Seymour,Greg; Malapit,Hazel Jean; Quisumbing,Agnes R. Disclosed

Poverty-specific purchasing power parities in Africa (English)

The paper revisits the issue of poverty-specific purchasing power parities (PPPs), using the most recent (2011) International Comparison Program (ICP) results. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8150 JUL 18, 2017

Dikhanov,Yuri M.; Hamadeh,Nada; Vigil Oliver,William; Degefu,Tefera Bekele; Song,Inyoung Disclosed

Distributional impact analysis: toolkit and illustrations of impacts beyond the average treatment effect (English)

Program evaluations often focus on average treatment effects. However, average treatment effects miss important aspects of policy evaluation, such as the impact on inequality and whether treatment harms some individuals. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8139 JUL 06, 2017

Bedoya Arguelles,Guadalupe; Bittarello,Luca; Davis,Jonathan Martin Villars; Mittag,Nikolas Karl Disclosed

Tunisia - WASH and poverty diagnostic (Vol. 2) : Rapport des Comptes WASH (French)

The World Bank funded the present study, Tunisia water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) poverty diagnostics, to assist the Government of Tunisia with exploring the linkages between poverty and WASH services. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS17905 JUL 01, 2017

Tremolet,Sophie Cecile Marie Disclosed

Tunisia - WASH and poverty diagnostic : Synthèse et recommandations politiques (French)

The World Bank funded the present study, Tunisia water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) poverty diagnostics, to assist the Government of Tunisia with exploring the linkages between poverty and WASH services. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS17905 JUL 01, 2017

Tremolet,Sophie Cecile Marie Disclosed

Uganda - About the 8th economic update (English)

In financial year 2016-2017, the Ugandan economy has grown at a much slower pace than in the past. Growth declined by 0.2 percent in the first quarter of 2016-2017, and overall growth for the year is expected to be lower than the originally projected growth rate of 5.8 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper 117322 JUN 30, 2017

000153476:Rachel K. Sebudde:rsebudde@worldbank.o; rg; Disclosed

Laos - Second Poverty Reduction Fund Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Poverty Reduction Fund Project for Laos were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3988 JUN 26, 2017

Disclosed

Solomon Islands - Systematic country diagnostic : priorities for supporting poverty reduction and promoting shared prosperity (English)

Solomon Islands is a small, remote archipelago in the South Pacific that faces a fairly unique set of development challenges. Solomon Islands is now at a critical juncture in its development trajectory. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 115425 JUN 22, 2017

Disclosed

Sudan IDP profiling preparation (English)

This report presents preparatory work for data collection and profiling of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Abu Shouk inDarfur, one of Sudan’s largest IDP camps. ... See More +

Working Paper 116837 JUN 21, 2017

000390290:Utz Johann Pape:upape@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Ukraine - Country partnership framework for the period FY17-21 (English)

The Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Ukraine covers the 5 years from FY17 to FY21. The CPF is aligned with the objectives of the country’s development strategy as outlined in the Government Program and Action Plan adopted in April 2017 and is based on the findings and recommendations of the World Bank Group (WBG) Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) for Ukraine. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 114516 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Ukraine - Country partnership framework for the period FY17-21 (English)

The Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Ukraine covers the 5 years from FY17 to FY21. The CPF is aligned with the objectives of the country’s development strategy as outlined in the Government Program and Action Plan adopted in April 2017 and is based on the findings and recommendations of the World Bank Group (WBG) Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) for Ukraine. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 114516 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoire - First, Second and Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)

Ratings of First, Second and Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project for Cote d'Ivoire were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was high, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3959 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

But … what is the poverty rate today? testing poverty nowcasting methods in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Poverty estimates usually lag behind two years, which makes it difficult to provide real-time poverty analysis to assess the impact of economic crisis and shocks among the less well-off, and subsequently limits policy responses. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8104 JUN 19, 2017

Caruso,German Daniel; Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Malasquez,Eduardo; Scot,Thiago; Castaneda, R. Andres Disclosed

Madagascar - Completion and learning review for country assistance strategy for the period FY07-FY13 : IEG review (English)

This review covers both Madagascar’s Country Assistance Strategy (CAS, FY07-FY11) and Interim Strategy Note (ISN, FY12-FY13). While the CAS was a joint WBG document, the ISN was an IDA only document. ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 116722 JUN 16, 2017

Disclosed

Lebanon - Cultural Heritage and Urban Development Project (English)

Ratings of Cultural Heritage and Urban Development Project for Lebanon were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was low, Bank performance was satisfactory, Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory, Fiduciary Aspects was satisfactory, and Safeguards was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4079 JUN 15, 2017

Disclosed

Tonga - Economic Reform Support Development Policy Operation (English)

Ratings for the Economic Reform Support Development Policy Operation Project for Tonga were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was significant, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4159 JUN 12, 2017

Disclosed

Multidimensional poverty in the Philippines, 2004-13 : do choices for weighting, identification and aggregation matter ? (English)

Multidimensional poverty comparisons can be sensitive to the choice of welfare indicators, the weights assigned to the indicators, as well as the aggregate poverty measure used. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8099 JUN 09, 2017

Datt,Gaurav Disclosed

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Rental regulation and its consequences on measures of well-being in the Arab Republic of Egypt (English)
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JUL 20, 2017 WPS8152 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring women's agency (English)
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JUL 18, 2017 WPS8148 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring time use in development settings (English)
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JUL 18, 2017 WPS8147 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty-specific purchasing power parities in Africa (English)
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JUL 18, 2017 WPS8150 Policy Research Working Paper
Distributional impact analysis: toolkit and illustrations of impacts beyond the average treatment effect (English)
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JUL 06, 2017 WPS8139 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : additional financing - procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự Án Giảm Nghèo Giai Đoạn Thứ Hai Tỉnh Lai Châu : thêm tài chính - kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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JUL 03, 2017 117152 Procurement Plan
Tunisia - WASH and poverty diagnostic (Vol. 2) : Rapport des Comptes WASH (French)
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JUL 01, 2017 ACS17905 Working Paper
Tunisia - WASH and poverty diagnostic : Synthèse et recommandations politiques (French)
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JUL 01, 2017 ACS17905 Working Paper
Uganda - About the 8th economic update (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 117322 Working Paper
Laos - Second Poverty Reduction Fund Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 ICR3988 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Solomon Islands - Systematic country diagnostic : priorities for supporting poverty reduction and promoting shared prosperity (English)
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JUN 22, 2017 115425 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Sudan IDP profiling preparation (English)
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JUN 21, 2017 116837 Working Paper
Ukraine - Country partnership framework for the period FY17-21 (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 114516 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Ukraine - Country partnership framework for the period FY17-21 (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 114516 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Cote d'Ivoire - First, Second and Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 ICR3959 Implementation Completion and Results Report
But … what is the poverty rate today? testing poverty nowcasting methods in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 19, 2017 WPS8104 Policy Research Working Paper
Madagascar - Completion and learning review for country assistance strategy for the period FY07-FY13 : IEG review (English)
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JUN 16, 2017 116722 CAS Completion Report Review
Lebanon - Cultural Heritage and Urban Development Project (English)
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JUN 15, 2017 ICR4079 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Tonga - Economic Reform Support Development Policy Operation (English)
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JUN 12, 2017 ICR4159 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Multidimensional poverty in the Philippines, 2004-13 : do choices for weighting, identification and aggregation matter ? (English)
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JUN 09, 2017 WPS8099 Policy Research Working Paper