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Understanding changes in poverty (English)

Understanding Changes in Poverty brings together different methods to decompose the contributions to poverty reduction. A simple approach quantifies the contribution of changes in demographics, employment, earnings, public transfers, and remittances to poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 80248 AUG 12, 2014

Inchauste, Gabriela ; Pedro Azevedo, João ; Essama-Nssah, B. ; Olivieri, Sergio ; Van Nguyen, Trang ; Saavedra-Chanduvi, Jaime, Winkler, Hernan

Predicting World Bank project outcome ratings (English)

A number of recent studies have empirically documented links between characteristics of World Bank projects and their ultimate outcomes as evaluated by the World Bank's Independent Evaluation Group. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7001 AUG 01, 2014

Geli, Patricia; Kraay, Aart; Nobakht, Hoveida

Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the "high-hanging" fruit by 2030 (English)

As the world approaches the target year of the Millennium Development Goals and passes into the new, post-2015 era, the development community has made a call for a new international development goal of eradication of extreme poverty by 2030. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7002 AUG 01, 2014

Burt, Alison; Hughes, Barry; Milante, Gary

Any guarantees? : China's rural minimum living standard guarantee program (English)

This paper examines China's rural minimum living standard guarantee (dibao) program, one of the largest targeted transfer schemes in the world. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 90030 AUG 01, 2014

Golan, Jennifer; Sicular, Terry; Umapathi, Nithin

Lebanon - Municipal Services Emergency Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Environmental and social management framework : executive summary (Arabic)

The development objective of the Municipal Services Emergency Project for Lebanon is to address urgent community priorities in select municipal services, targeting areas most affected by the influx of Syrian refugees. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4557 JUL 23, 2014

East Asia and Pacific - Transparency and Accountability in Mongolian Education Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 82403 JUL 22, 2014

Kyrgyz - Scaling-Up the Peer-to-Peer Learning in Public Finance at the Local Self-Government Level (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89940 JUL 20, 2014

Liberia - Youth, Employment, Skills Project : additional financing (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89713 JUL 09, 2014

Yemen - Road Asset Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 13 of 15) : Executive summary of environmental and social management plan for IBB Governorate sub-project (612.7 km) (English)

The Road Asset Management Project are to assist the Government of Yemen (GOY) in: (i) improving condition and safety of existing paved road infrastructure in 3-4 governorates, and (ii) putting in place institutional arrangements for efficient routine and emergency maintenance of paved roads in Yemen. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4075 JUL 03, 2014

How survey-to-survey imputation can fail (English)

This paper proposes diagnostics to assess the accuracy of survey-to-survey imputation methods and applies them to examine why imputing from the Household Income and Expenditure Survey into the Labor Force Survey fails to accurately project poverty trends in Sri Lanka between 2006 and 2009. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6961 JUL 01, 2014

Newhouse, D.; Shivakumaran, S.; Takamatsu, S.; Yoshida, N.

China - Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89197 JUL 01, 2014

Nigeria - Community Based Poverty Reduction Project (English)

Ratings for the Community Based Poverty Reduction Project (CPRP) for Nigeria were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 88077 JUN 30, 2014

Croatia - Second Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 89841 JUN 30, 2014

Mali - Rural Community Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Rural Community Development Project (PACR) for Mali were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3171 JUN 27, 2014

Vietnam - Social Assistance System Strengthening Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 89686 JUN 27, 2014

Mexico - Support to Oportunidades Project (English)

Ratings for the Support to Oportunidades Project for Mexico were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was low or negligible, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2932 JUN 26, 2014

Sri Lanka - Emergency Northern Recovery Project (English)

The overall outcome rating of the Emergency Northern Recovery Project for Sri Lanka was judged to be moderately satisfactory. The Bank and borrower performance were satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2922 JUN 26, 2014

Income support for the poorest : a review of experience in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (English)

Most countries in the world aspire to protect poorest and most vulnerable families from destitution and thus provide some type of income support to those who are very poor. ... See More +

Publication 89068 JUN 24, 2014

Tesliuc, Emil; Pop, Lucian; Grosh, Margaret; Yemtsov, Ruslan

Peru - Second Social Inclusion Development Policy Loan Program (English)

Program Information Document AB7592 JUN 12, 2014

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Understanding changes in poverty (English)
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AUG 12, 2014 80248 Publication
Predicting World Bank project outcome ratings (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7001 Policy Research Working Paper
Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the "high-hanging" fruit by 2030 (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7002 Policy Research Working Paper
Any guarantees? : China's rural minimum living standard guarantee program (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90030 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Republic of Congo - Water, Electricity, and Urban Development Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation de marches (French)
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JUL 29, 2014 89959 Procurement Plan
Lebanon - Municipal Services Emergency Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Environmental and social management framework : executive summary (Arabic)
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JUL 23, 2014 E4557 Environmental Assessment
East Asia and Pacific - Transparency and Accountability in Mongolian Education Project (English)
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JUL 22, 2014 82403 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Kyrgyz - Scaling-Up the Peer-to-Peer Learning in Public Finance at the Local Self-Government Level (English)
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JUL 20, 2014 89940 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Liberia - Youth, Employment, Skills Project : additional financing (English)
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JUL 09, 2014 89713 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Yemen - Road Asset Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 13 of 15) : Executive summary of environmental and social management plan for IBB Governorate sub-project (612.7 km) (English)
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JUL 03, 2014 E4075 Environmental Assessment
How survey-to-survey imputation can fail (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6961 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89197 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Nigeria - Community Based Poverty Reduction Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2014 88077 Project Performance Assessment Report
Croatia - Second Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUN 30, 2014 89841 Procurement Plan
Mali - Rural Community Development Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2014 ICR3171 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Vietnam - Social Assistance System Strengthening Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUN 27, 2014 89686 Procurement Plan
Mexico - Support to Oportunidades Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2014 ICR2932 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Sri Lanka - Emergency Northern Recovery Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2014 ICR2922 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Income support for the poorest : a review of experience in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JUN 24, 2014 89068 Publication
Peru - Second Social Inclusion Development Policy Loan Program (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 AB7592 Program Information Document