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Snapshot of poverty and labor market outcomes in Lebanon based on household budget survey 2011-2012 : central administration for statistics and World Bank (English)

This brief is based on analysis of the 2011-12 household budget survey (HBS) implemented by Central Administration for Statistics (CAS) with technical assistance from the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 102819 DEC 08, 2015

Yaacoub, Najwa; Daher, Mayssaa; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Atamanov,Aziz

Climate and disaster resilience of greater Dhaka area : a micro level analysis (English)

Megacity Dhaka encounters various kinds of natural disasters quite frequently owing to its geographical location and a number of other physical and environmental conditions including low topography, land characteristics, multiplicity of rivers and the monsoon climate. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 101066 NOV 01, 2015

Bright Lights, Big Cities : measuring national and subnational economic growth in Africa from outer space, with an application to Kenya and Rwanda (English)

This paper uses the night lights (satellite imagery from outer space) approach to estimate growth in and levels of subnational 2013 gross domestic product for 47 counties in Kenya and 30 districts in Rwanda. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7461 OCT 28, 2015

Bundervoet,Tom; Maiyo,Laban; Sanghi,Apurva

Republic of Kenya - Bright lights, big cities : measuring national and sub-national economic growth from outer space in Africa, with an application to Kenya and Rwanda (English)

The authors use the night lights (satellite imagery from outer space) approach to estimate subnational 2013 GDP growth and levels for 47 counties in Kenya and 30 districts in Rwanda. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS15584 OCT 16, 2015

Musera,Angelina Darini

A global count of the extreme poor in 2012 : data issues, methodology and initial results (English)

The 2014 release of a new set of purchasing power parity conversion factors (PPPs) for 2011 has prompted a revision of the international poverty line. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7432 OCT 03, 2015

Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Chen,Shaohua; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Dikhanov,Yuri M.; Hamadeh,Nada; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Narayan,Ambar; Prydz,Espen Beer; Revenga,Ana L.; Sangraula,Prem; Serajuddin,Umar; Yoshida,Nobuo

Poverty and legal problems in Jordan : defining the relationship (English)

Jordanian citizens are no exception - a household survey conducted in Jordan in 2011 found that roughly 20 percent of families had a member experience a legal problem in the previous five years. ... See More +

Brief 99730 SEP 01, 2015

Prettitore,Paul Scott

Estimating poverty with panel data, comparably : an example from Jordan (English)

Poverty estimates based on enumeration from a single point in time form the cornerstone for much of the literature on poverty. Households are typically interviewed once about their consumption or income, and their wellbeing is assessed from their responses. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7373 JUL 21, 2015

Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Serajuddin,Umar

Cambodia - Enhancement of Poverty Analysis Capacity Project (English)

Project Information Document 101109 APR 20, 2015

Global faith leaders and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on call and commitment to end extreme poverty (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on the faith leaders who officially share a common goal the World Bank Group , a world free of extreme poverty by 2030. ... See More +

Working Paper 101975 APR 09, 2015

Kim,Jim Yong

Building social protection and labor systems : concepts and operational implications : Éaboration de Systèmes de Protection SociaLe et de Promotion du Travail : Concepts et conséquences sur le plan opérationnel (French)

This note presents a framework for designing and implementing social protection and labor (SPL) systems in middle and low income countries. It argues that enhancing coordination across SPL policies, programs, and administrative tools has the potential to enhance both individual program performance as well as the overall provision of social protection across programs. ... See More +

Brief 68514 APR 01, 2015

English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese

Kosovo - Agriculture and Rural Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 94947 MAR 06, 2015

Demystifying poverty measurement in Vietnam (English)

This paper provides an overview of poverty measurement issues in Vietnam for the non-specialist. Vietnam has two main approaches to measuring poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 94939 FEB 01, 2015

Demombynes, Gabriel; Hoang Vu, Linh

In-work poverty in Poland : diagnosis and possible remedies (English)

In this paper the authors analyze the evolution and the determinants of in-work poverty in Poland, according to three poverty lines: relative, absolute, and the 1998-adjusted poverty line. ... See More +

Working Paper 93693 JAN 01, 2015

Lewandowski, Piotr; Kaminska, Agnieszka

Left behind : chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean - overview (English)

By most measures, the 2000s were one of the most impressive decades for economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). With the exception of 2009, the region’s gross domestic product per capita grew consistently at an average rate of 2.5 percent between 2000 and 2012. ... See More +

Working Paper 94701 JAN 01, 2015

Vakis, Renos; Rigolini, Jamele; Lucchetti, Leonardo Spanish

Left behind : chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean - overview : Los olvidados : pobreza cronica en America Latina y el Caribe - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)

By most measures, the 2000s were one of the most impressive decades for economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). With the exception of 2009, the region’s gross domestic product per capita grew consistently at an average rate of 2.5 percent between 2000 and 2012. ... See More +

Working Paper 94701 JAN 01, 2015

Vakis, Renos; Rigolini, Jamele; Lucchetti, Leonardo English

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Snapshot of poverty and labor market outcomes in Lebanon based on household budget survey 2011-2012 : central administration for statistics and World Bank (English)
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DEC 08, 2015 102819 Working Paper
Climate and disaster resilience of greater Dhaka area : a micro level analysis (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 101066 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Bright Lights, Big Cities : measuring national and subnational economic growth in Africa from outer space, with an application to Kenya and Rwanda (English)
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OCT 28, 2015 WPS7461 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Additional Financing to Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Tài trợ bổ sung cho Dự án Giảm nghèo vùng núi phía bắc, : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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OCT 21, 2015 100506 Procurement Plan
Republic of Kenya - Bright lights, big cities : measuring national and sub-national economic growth from outer space in Africa, with an application to Kenya and Rwanda (English)
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OCT 16, 2015 ACS15584 Working Paper
A global count of the extreme poor in 2012 : data issues, methodology and initial results (English)
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OCT 03, 2015 WPS7432 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Central Highlands Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự Án Giảm Nghèo Khu Vực Tây Nguyên : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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OCT 01, 2015 100473 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Central Highlands Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự Án Giảm Nghèo Khu Vực Tây Nguyên : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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OCT 01, 2015 100472 Procurement Plan
Djibouti - Second Urban Poverty Reduction (PREPUD II) Project : procurement plan : Djibout - Deuxieme Projet de Reduction de la Pauvrete Urbaine (PREPUD II) : plan de passation des marchés (French)
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SEP 08, 2015 99441 Procurement Plan
Poverty and legal problems in Jordan : defining the relationship (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 99730 Brief
Estimating poverty with panel data, comparably : an example from Jordan (English)
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JUL 21, 2015 WPS7373 Policy Research Working Paper
Cambodia - Enhancement of Poverty Analysis Capacity Project (English)
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APR 20, 2015 101109 Project Information Document
Global faith leaders and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on call and commitment to end extreme poverty (English)
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APR 09, 2015 101975 Working Paper
Building social protection and labor systems : concepts and operational implications : Éaboration de Systèmes de Protection SociaLe et de Promotion du Travail : Concepts et conséquences sur le plan opérationnel (French)
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APR 01, 2015 68514 Brief English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese
Kosovo - Agriculture and Rural Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 06, 2015 94947 Procurement Plan
Middle East and North Africa - Regional Coordination on Improved Water Resources Management and Capacity Building in Cooperation with NASA : plan de passation des marches (French)
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MAR 01, 2015 95086 Procurement Plan
Demystifying poverty measurement in Vietnam (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94939 Working Paper
In-work poverty in Poland : diagnosis and possible remedies (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93693 Working Paper
Left behind : chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean - overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94701 Working Paper Spanish
Left behind : chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean - overview : Los olvidados : pobreza cronica en America Latina y el Caribe - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2015 94701 Working Paper English