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Who remained in poverty, who moved up, and who fell down ? an investigation of poverty dynamics in Senegal in the late 2000s (English)

Poverty estimates based on cross-section data provide static snapshots of poverty rates. Although a time series of cross-section data can offer some insights into poverty trends, it does not allow for an assessment of dynamics at the household level. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7141 DEC 01, 2014

Dang, Hai-Anh H.; Lanjouw, Peter F.; Swinkels, Rob

World Bank Group activities in situations of conflict and violence (English)

Fragility, conflict, and violence are at the heart of the World Bank Group strategy to attain the twin goals of ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity. ... See More +

IEG Approach Paper 92722 NOV 06, 2014

Should income inequality be reduced and who should benefit ? redistributive preferences in Europe and Central Asia (English)

This paper examines support for reducing inequality and for income redistribution to specific groups in Europe and Central Asia. The paper uses the Life in Transition Survey to analyze cross-country differences in redistributive preferences and the determinants of individual-level differences in such preferences. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7097 NOV 01, 2014

Cojocaru, Alexandru; Diagne, Mame Fatou

Twinning the goals : how can promoting shared prosperity help to reduce global poverty ? (English)

In 2013, the World Bank adopted two goals: First, reduce global extreme poverty to 3 percent by 2030. Second, promote shared prosperity defined as the income growth of the bottom 40 percent of the population within a country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7106 NOV 01, 2014

Lakner, Christoph; Negre, Mario; Prydz, Espen Beer

Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7666 OCT 31, 2014

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

Cyprus - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on Cyprus displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91474 SEP 01, 2014

Estonia - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on Estonia displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91475 SEP 01, 2014

Greece - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on Greece displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91477 SEP 01, 2014

Latvia - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on Latvia displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91482 SEP 01, 2014

Lithuania - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on Lithuania displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91483 SEP 01, 2014

Poland - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on Poland displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91487 SEP 01, 2014

Czech Republic - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on the Czech Republic displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91473 SEP 01, 2014

Hungary - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on Hungary displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91478 SEP 01, 2014

Romania - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on Romania displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91488 SEP 01, 2014

Slovak Republic - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on the Slovak Republic displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91491 SEP 01, 2014

Slovenia - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on Slovenia displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91492 SEP 01, 2014

Bulgaria - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on Bulgaria displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91472 SEP 01, 2014

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

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Who remained in poverty, who moved up, and who fell down ? an investigation of poverty dynamics in Senegal in the late 2000s (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7141 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group activities in situations of conflict and violence (English)
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NOV 06, 2014 92722 IEG Approach Paper
Should income inequality be reduced and who should benefit ? redistributive preferences in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7097 Policy Research Working Paper
Twinning the goals : how can promoting shared prosperity help to reduce global poverty ? (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7106 Policy Research Working Paper
Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Project (English)
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OCT 31, 2014 AB7666 Program Information Document
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
Cyprus - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91474 Brief
Estonia - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91475 Brief
Greece - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91477 Brief
Latvia - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91482 Brief
Lithuania - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91483 Brief
Poland - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91487 Brief
Czech Republic - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91473 Brief
Hungary - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91478 Brief
Romania - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91488 Brief
Slovak Republic - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91491 Brief
Slovenia - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91492 Brief
Bulgaria - Poverty ; shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91472 Brief
Understanding changes in poverty (English)
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AUG 12, 2014 80248 Publication