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Impact evaluation helps deliver development projects (English)

Does research add value to aid? Specifically, does impact evaluation research help or hinder the delivery of development projects? This paper analyzes the question by constructing a new data set of 100 impact evaluations and 1,135 projects approved by the World Bank between 2005 and 2011. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7157 JAN 01, 2015

Legovini, Arianna; Di Maro, Vincenzo; Piza, Caio

Panama-Panama DPL (New Series) (English)

Project Information Document AB7692 DEC 16, 2014

Bangladesh - Employment Generation Program for the Poorest Project : Bangladesh - Employment Generation Program for the Poorest Project (English)

Ratings for the Employment Generation Program for the Poorest Project (EGPP) for Bangladesh 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 ICR3276 DEC 15, 2014

Pakistan - Third Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : P105075 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 12 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR17009 DEC 03, 2014

Alvi,Mohammad Imtiaz Akhtar

Addressing access and behavioral constraints through social intermediation services : a review of Chile Solidario and Red Unidos (English)

Social programs are often designed under the assumption that individuals make rational decisions that improve their welfare. Yet, informational and behavioral constraints limit the extreme and chronic poorapos;s access and participation in social programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7136 DEC 01, 2014

Camacho, Adriana; Cunningham, Wendy; Rigolini, Jamele; Silva, Veronica

Integrating qualitative methods into investment climate impact evaluations (English)

Incorporating qualitative methods into the evaluation of development programs has become increasingly popular in recent years, both for the distinctive insights such approaches can bring in their own right and because of their capacity to complement the strengths -- and where necessary correct some of the weaknesses -- of quantitative approaches. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7145 DEC 01, 2014

Mendoza Alcantara, Alejandra; Woolcock, Michael

Philippines - Laguna de Bay Institutional Strengthening and Community Participation Project : Main report : Philippines - Laguna de Bay Institutional Strengthening and Community Participation Project (English)

The Laguna de Bay Institutional Strengthening and Community Participation Project had a moderately satisfactory outcome with substantial risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Status and Results Report ICR1555 NOV 25, 2014

Philippines - Kapit-Bisig Laban Sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services Project (English)

Ratings for the Kapitbisig laban sa kahirapan - Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS) Project for Philippines 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 ICR3238 NOV 24, 2014

Swaziland - Country Partnership Strategy for FY2015-2018 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 92712 NOV 20, 2014

Rwanda - Social Protection System Project (English)

Program Information Document 92942 NOV 06, 2014

Success in difficult environments : a portfolio analysis of fragile and conflict-affected states (English)

The World Bank Group has identified support to fragile and conflict-affected states as a strategic priority. This paper provides a systematic portfolio review of the International Development Association-funded projects in fragile and conflict-affected states during 2001 to 2013 and a detailed empirical analysis of the correlations between project and country-level characteristics with project outcome ratings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7098 NOV 01, 2014

Ralston, Laura

Philippines - Second National Roads Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 33) : Social and environmental management systems and policy framework and operations manual (English)

The objective of the Second Roads Improvement Project for the Philippines is to establish an environmentally, socially and financially sustainable management system for an improved National Roads System (NRS). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1467 OCT 30, 2014

Department of Public Works and Highways, Environmental and Social Services Office (ESSO)

West Bank and Gaza - Emergency Budget Support Supplemental Project (Arabic)

Program Information Document AB7634 OCT 20, 2014

English

Ethiopia - Second Pastoral Community Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Pastoral Community Development Project for Ethiopia were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3064 OCT 20, 2014

Statement by Mr. Daniel Kablan Duncan at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Sommai Phasee at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. His speech focuses primarily on the reports related to the topics appearing on the agenda for our October 11, 2014 meeting, namely: promoting shared prosperity in an unequal world: key challenges and the Role of the World Bank Group; global monitoring report 2014: growth, poverty, and shared prosperity; update on the Implementation of the Gender Equality Agenda at the World Bank Group (2013-2014); and macroeconomic developments in low-income developing countries: 2014 report. ... See More +

Board Report 91387 OCT 11, 2014

Duncan, Daniel Kablan

Statement by Mr. Koen Geens at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Koen Geens, Minister of Finance of Belgium at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 91404 OCT 11, 2014

A measured approach to ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity : concepts, data, and the twin goals (English)

Although poverty reduction has been a mainstay of its work for decades, the World Bank has for the first time, committed to a specific poverty reduction target to guide its work. ... See More +

Publication 91350 OCT 08, 2014

Jolliffe, Dean; Lanjouw Peter; Chen, Shaohua; Kraay, Aart; Meyer, Christian; Negre, Mario; Prydz, Espen; Vakis, Renos; Wethli, Kyla

Morocco - Rural Water Supply Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 4) : Plan d'acquisition des terrains (French)

The Rural Water Supply Project of Morocco aims to strengthen rural systems and the extension of the service in drinking water, improving the quality of life for underserved rural populations, and prevention waterborne diseases through proper mechanisms of gray water management and promotion of good hygiene practices. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1563 OCT 02, 2014

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Impact evaluation helps deliver development projects (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7157 Policy Research Working Paper
Pakistan - Additional Financing for Sindh Water Sector Improvement Phase 1 Project : chair summary (English)
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DEC 16, 2014 93331 Board Summary
Panama-Panama DPL (New Series) (English)
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DEC 16, 2014 AB7692 Project Information Document
Bangladesh - Employment Generation Program for the Poorest Project : Bangladesh - Employment Generation Program for the Poorest Project (English)
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DEC 15, 2014 ICR3276 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Pakistan - Third Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : P105075 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 12 (English)
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DEC 03, 2014 ISR17009 Implementation Status and Results Report
Addressing access and behavioral constraints through social intermediation services : a review of Chile Solidario and Red Unidos (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7136 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrating qualitative methods into investment climate impact evaluations (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7145 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines - Laguna de Bay Institutional Strengthening and Community Participation Project : Main report : Philippines - Laguna de Bay Institutional Strengthening and Community Participation Project (English)
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NOV 25, 2014 ICR1555 Implementation Status and Results Report
Philippines - Kapit-Bisig Laban Sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services Project (English)
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NOV 24, 2014 ICR3238 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Swaziland - Country Partnership Strategy for FY2015-2018 : chair summary (English)
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NOV 20, 2014 92712 Board Summary
Rwanda - Social Protection System Project (English)
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NOV 06, 2014 92942 Program Information Document
Malawi - Irrigation, Rural Livelihood and Agricultural Development Project : implementation support mission - October 27 to November 6, 2014 (English)
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NOV 06, 2014 93473 Aide Memoire
Success in difficult environments : a portfolio analysis of fragile and conflict-affected states (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7098 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines - Second National Roads Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 33) : Social and environmental management systems and policy framework and operations manual (English)
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OCT 30, 2014 E1467 Environmental Assessment
West Bank and Gaza - Emergency Budget Support Supplemental Project (Arabic)
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OCT 20, 2014 AB7634 Program Information Document English
Ethiopia - Second Pastoral Community Development Project (English)
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OCT 20, 2014 ICR3064 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Statement by Mr. Daniel Kablan Duncan at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91387 Board Report
Statement by Mr. Koen Geens at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91404 Board Report
A measured approach to ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity : concepts, data, and the twin goals (English)
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OCT 08, 2014 91350 Publication
Morocco - Rural Water Supply Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 4) : Plan d'acquisition des terrains (French)
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OCT 02, 2014 RP1563 Resettlement Plan