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Seeing is believing : poverty in the palestinian territories (English)

The Palestinian Territories have a uniquely fragmented geography, characterized by the isolation of Gaza from the rest of the world, and the man-made barriers to mobility within the West Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 86038 JAN 01, 2014

Vishwanath, Tara; Blankespoor, Brian; Calandra, Faythe; Krishnan, Nandini; Mahadevan, Meera; Yoshida, Mobuo

A comprehensive analysis of poverty in India (English)

This paper offers a comprehensive analysis of poverty in India. It shows that no matter which of the two official poverty lines is used, poverty has declined steadily in all states and for all social and religious groups. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6714 DEC 01, 2013

Panagariya, Arvind; Mukim, Megha

Burkina Faso - A policy note (Vol. 1 of 6) : Poverty trends and profile for 2003-2009 (English)

Burkina Faso's Poverty Reduction Strategies (PRS) of the 2000s, which were implemented as annually rolled-over Priority Action Programs, focused on four pillars: a) accelerating broad based growth; b) expanding access to social services for the poor; c) increasing employment and income-generating activities for the poor; and d) promoting good governance. ... See More +

Poverty Assessment 69116 JUL 12, 2013

Partners for results : highlights of the World Bank's work in Central America (July 2012 - June 2013) : Aliados para obtener resultados : actividades destacadas de la labor del Banco Mundial en Centroamerica (Julio de 2012 - Junoi de 2013) (Spanish)

The World Bank serves as a meeting ground, bringing together diverse players to help countries tackle difficult issues. This publication highlights some of the most noteworthy activities of the World Bank in Central America between July 2012 and June 2013. ... See More +

Brief 83169 JUN 01, 2013

Jaramillo, C. Felipe English

Partners for results : highlights of the World Bank's work in Central America (July 2012 - June 2013) (English)

The World Bank serves as a meeting ground, bringing together diverse players to help countries tackle difficult issues. This publication highlights some of the most noteworthy activities of the World Bank in Central America between July 2012 and June 2013. ... See More +

Brief 83169 JUN 01, 2013

Jaramillo, C. Felipe Spanish

Kyrgyz Republic - Poverty mapping : methodology and key findings (English)

This report poverty mapping for Kyrgyz describes the process of and results from a poverty mapping exercise for the Kyrgyz Republic, using the Kyrgyz Integrated Household Survey (KIHS 2009) and the Population and Housing Census (2009). ... See More +

Working Paper 76690 APR 01, 2013

Mahadevan, Meera; Yoshida, Nobuo; Praslova, Larisa Russian

Partners for results : highlights of the World Bank's work in Central America (July 2012 - March 2013) (English)

This publication highlights some of the most noteworthy activities of the World Bank in Central America between July 2012 and March 2013. The selection focuses almost exclusively on activities that are not loans, in order to showcase the less visible ways that the staff contributes to the development of Central America. ... See More +

Annual Report 76732 MAR 01, 2013

Jaramillo, C. Felipe Spanish

Jordan - Regional and Municipal Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 73341 OCT 18, 2012

Iraq - Household Survey and Policies for Poverty Reduction Project : restructuring (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

The objective of the Household Survey and Policies for Poverty Reduction Project is to strengthen the ability of the Government of Iraq (GoI) to make and implement informed policies regarding poverty reduction, job creation and improvement of safety nets in Iraq. ... See More +

Project Paper 71429 SEP 27, 2012

A 2009 update of poverty incidence in Timor-Leste using the survey-to-survey imputation method (English)

In response to a request by the Government of Timor-Leste, this note provides an estimate of poverty prevalence in Timor-Leste for the year 2009 that is comparable with earlier estimates. ... See More +

Working Paper 66681 JAN 01, 2012

A vulnerability approach to the definition of the middle class (English)

Measurement of the middle class has recently come to the center of policy debate in middle-income countries as they search for the potential engines of growth and good governance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5902 DEC 01, 2011

Lopez-Calva, Luis F.; Ortiz-Juarez, Eduardo

Agreement for Grant TF099881 Conformed (English)

Grant or Trust Fund Agreement JUN 12, 2011

Kane,Minneh Mary

Kenya - Informal Settlements Improvement Project : summary of discussion (English)

The Executive Directors approved a five-year credit to the Republic of Kenya in the amount of SDR 65 million (US $100 million equivalent) for a Kenya Informal Settlements Improvement Project (KISIP) on the payment terms and conditions set out in the President's Memorandum. ... See More +

Board Summary 60520 MAR 24, 2011

Poverty related issues for the 2011 ICP round (English)

In conjunction with the TAG in the last round, Olivier Dupriez and author developed a methodology for combining basic head parities for consumption from the ICP with household survey data so as to derive a set of PPPPs, P4s, or poverty-weighted purchasing power parity exchange rates. ... See More +

Working Paper 90477 FEB 19, 2010

Deaton, Angus

Poverty maps of Bangladesh 2010 : key findings (English)

Poverty mapping is a statistical exercise to estimate the incidence of poverty at sub-national levels to enable the government, civil society organizations, and development partners to accurately identify locations with a relatively higher concentration of poor people. ... See More +

Working Paper 90487 JAN 01, 2010

Ahmed, Faizuddin; Ahmad, Naomi; Khan, Mehar Akhter; Jolliffe, Dean; Mahbub, Mehrin A.; Sharif, lftath; Yoshida, Nobuo; Zaidi, Salman; Swaroop, Vinaya; Zutt, Johannes

Dollar a day revisited (English)

The article presents the first major update of the international $1 a day poverty line, proposed in world development report 1990: poverty for measuring absolute poverty by the standards of the world's poorest countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 77619 JUN 01, 2009

Chen, Shaohua; Sangraula, Prem; Ravallion, Martin

ECA poverty team newsletter (25) (English)

This Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region poverty team newsletter includes some of the following headlines: addressing the economic and social challenge of informality in Hungary; revised internationally-comparable poverty estimates for ECA countries; poverty falls sharply in Bulgaria; and are low-educated women in Macedonia facing a monopsonistic labor market? ... See More +

Newsletter 49225 OCT 01, 2008

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Seeing is believing : poverty in the palestinian territories (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 86038 Working Paper
A comprehensive analysis of poverty in India (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 WPS6714 Policy Research Working Paper
Burkina Faso - A policy note (Vol. 1 of 6) : Poverty trends and profile for 2003-2009 (English)
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JUL 12, 2013 69116 Poverty Assessment
Partners for results : highlights of the World Bank's work in Central America (July 2012 - June 2013) : Aliados para obtener resultados : actividades destacadas de la labor del Banco Mundial en Centroamerica (Julio de 2012 - Junoi de 2013) (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2013 83169 Brief English
Partners for results : highlights of the World Bank's work in Central America (July 2012 - June 2013) (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 83169 Brief Spanish
Kyrgyz Republic - Poverty mapping : methodology and key findings (English)
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APR 01, 2013 76690 Working Paper Russian
Partners for results : highlights of the World Bank's work in Central America (July 2012 - March 2013) (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 76732 Annual Report Spanish
Jordan - Regional and Municipal Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 18, 2012 73341 Procurement Plan
Iraq - Household Survey and Policies for Poverty Reduction Project : restructuring (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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SEP 27, 2012 71429 Project Paper
Minutes of joint meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA, and the Boards of Directors of IFC and MIGA, held on Thursday, January 12, 2012 (English)
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JAN 12, 2012 66570 Minutes
A 2009 update of poverty incidence in Timor-Leste using the survey-to-survey imputation method (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 66681 Working Paper
A vulnerability approach to the definition of the middle class (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 WPS5902 Policy Research Working Paper
Agreement for Grant TF099881 Conformed (English)
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JUN 12, 2011 Grant or Trust Fund Agreement
Kenya - Informal Settlements Improvement Project : summary of discussion (English)
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MAR 24, 2011 60520 Board Summary
Togo - Poverty reduction strategy paper progress report and JSAN and President's memorandum and recommendation and completion point document for the enhanced HIPC initiative : chairman's summing up (English)
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DEC 14, 2010 58562 Board Summary
Poverty related issues for the 2011 ICP round (English)
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FEB 19, 2010 90477 Working Paper
Poverty maps of Bangladesh 2010 : key findings (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 90487 Working Paper
Dollar a day revisited (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 77619 Journal Article
Armenia - Second poverty reduction strategy paper and joint IDA-IMF staff advisory note : chairman's summing up (English)
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DEC 02, 2008 46770 Board Summary
ECA poverty team newsletter (25) (English)
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OCT 01, 2008 49225 Newsletter