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Environmental and Social Commitment Plan (ESCP) - Statistical Innovation and Capacity Building in Pacific Islands - P168122 (English)

Environmental and Social Commitment Plan OCT 21, 2019

Kastelic,Kristen Himelein Disclosed

Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP) - Statistical Innovation and Capacity Building in Pacific Islands - P168122 (English)

Stakeholder Engagement Plan OCT 21, 2019

Kastelic,Kristen Himelein Disclosed

Poverty Convergence in a Time of Stagnation : A Municipal-Level Perspective from Mexico (1992-2014) (English)

This paper exploits a novel municipal-level data set to explore patterns of convergence in income and poverty in Mexico during 1992-2014. The paper finds that, despite a context of overall stagnant economic growth and poverty reduction, there is evidence of income and poverty convergence at the municipal level. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9038 OCT 09, 2019

Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Ortiz-Juarez,Eduardo; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Southeastern Corridor Road Asset Management Project - P149279 - Sequence No : 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR38726 OCT 08, 2019

Rao,Kulwinder Singh Disclosed

Estimating Global Poverty in Stata : The Povcalnet Command (English)

This note describes how poverty measures reported by the World Bank can be replicated using the Stata command povcalnet. Users can estimate poverty at any poverty line for the world, regions or sets of countries, by directly querying the World Bank's database of household surveys. ... See More +

Working Paper 141970 SEP 01, 2019

Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Lakner,Christoph; Prydz,Espen Beer; Soler Lopez,Jorge Andres; Wu,Ruoxuan; Zhao,Qinghua Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - MSME Growth Innovation and Inclusive Finance Project - P151544 - Sequence No : 12 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR38027 AUG 01, 2019

Andrianaivo,Mihasonirina Disclosed

World Bank Group Research Newsletter (August 2019) (English)

The August newsletter focuses on measuring intergenerational mobility in a developing country context with limited data.

Newsletter 141417 AUG 01, 2019

Disclosed

I Perceive Therefore I Demand : The Formation of Inequality Perceptions and Demand for Redistribution (English)

This paper investigates the link between inequality and demand for redistribution by looking at how individuals form their perceptions of inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8926 JUN 28, 2019

Bussolo,Maurizio; Ferrer-i-Carbonell,Ada; Giolbas,Anna Barbara; Torre,Ivan Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Water Services Institutional Support II - P149377 - Sequence No : 07 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR35810 JUN 27, 2019

Kirchner,Lizmara Disclosed

Uncertainty in Ex-Ante Poverty and Income Distribution : Insights from Output Growth and Natural Resource Country Typologies (English)

This paper studies future poverty, inequality, and shared prosperity outcomes using a panel data set with 150 countries over 1980-2014. The findings suggest that global extreme poverty will decrease in absolute and relative terms in the period 2015-2030. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8841 MAY 02, 2019

Mendez Ramos,Fabian Disclosed

Poverty Convergence with Stagnation (and Redistribution) (English)

This paper exploits a novel data-set to provide unambiguous evidence of convergence in income, poverty, and inequality across Mexico's municipalities over 1992-2014 in a context of stagnant overall economic growth. ... See More +

Report 136517 APR 08, 2019

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Lopez-Calvay,Luis F.; Ortiz-Juarezz,Eduardo Disclosed

Sweden : Adjoining the Guarantee Pension with NDC (English)

This paper analyzes old-age incomes in Sweden from a pension policy perspective, focusing on both the economic position of elderly citizens and the redistributive effects of the pension system’s different parts. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 136557 APR 01, 2019

Nelson,Kenneth; Nieuwenhuis,Rense; Alm,Susanne Disclosed

World Bank Group Research Newsletter (April 2019) (English)

The April newsletter focuses on a decade’s worth of research on how cities have evolved in many of the world’s poorest countries. History demonstrates that the underlying economic structure of cities can vary significantly. ... See More +

Newsletter 137114 APR 01, 2019

Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Odisha Higher Education Program for Excellence and Equity - P160331 - Sequence No : 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR34910 MAR 11, 2019

Larsen,Kurt Disclosed

Long-Term Evolution of Inequality of Opportunity (English)

The main goal of this paper is to document and analyze the long-term evolution of inequality of opportunity and thus extend the recent empirical literature, which is mainly concerned with its measurement at a specific point in time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8700 JAN 15, 2019

Bussolo,Maurizio; Checchi,Daniele; Peragine,Vito Disclosed

Global Economic Prospects : Darkening Skies (English)

Global economic prospects have darkened. Financing conditions have tightened, industrial production has moderated, and trade tensions remain elevated. ... See More +

Publication 133493 JAN 08, 2019

Disclosed

Assessment of the Impact of the Jovem de Futuro Program on Learning (English)

Brazil has very well-established educational goals. National goals are set for individual educational networks and schools. They refer to access to school, regarding both progress and conclusion, as well as to the establishment of learning minimums. ... See More +

Report 138507 JAN 01, 2019

Barros,Ricardo Paes De; Franco,Samuel Simoes O.; Carvalho,Mirela de; Garcia,Beatriz; Henriques,Ricardo; Machado,Laura Disclosed

Case Study on Territorial Development in Japan (English)

Word War second left Japan crippled, affecting its economy, governance, demography, settlements, social well-being, and others. However, Japan used this as an opportunity to restructure itself to become a progressive, balanced, and well-rounded country. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 137934 JAN 01, 2019

Jain,Vibhu; Arai,Yuko Disclosed

Pakistan Business Council Helps Boost Women’s Employment : Case Study (English)

There is an enormous opportunity to increase Pakistan’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 30 percent; that opportunity resides in women’s economic participation. ... See More +

Working Paper 141445 JAN 01, 2019

Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Water Services Institutional Support II - P149377 - Sequence No : 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR34189 DEC 03, 2018

Kirchner,Lizmara Disclosed

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Environmental and Social Commitment Plan (ESCP) - Statistical Innovation and Capacity Building in Pacific Islands - P168122 (English)
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OCT 21, 2019 Environmental and Social Commitment Plan
Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP) - Statistical Innovation and Capacity Building in Pacific Islands - P168122 (English)
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OCT 21, 2019 Stakeholder Engagement Plan
Poverty Convergence in a Time of Stagnation : A Municipal-Level Perspective from Mexico (1992-2014) (English)
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OCT 09, 2019 WPS9038 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Southeastern Corridor Road Asset Management Project - P149279 - Sequence No : 02 (English)
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OCT 08, 2019 ISR38726 Implementation Status and Results Report
Estimating Global Poverty in Stata : The Povcalnet Command (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 141970 Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - MSME Growth Innovation and Inclusive Finance Project - P151544 - Sequence No : 12 (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 ISR38027 Implementation Status and Results Report
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (August 2019) (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 141417 Newsletter
I Perceive Therefore I Demand : The Formation of Inequality Perceptions and Demand for Redistribution (English)
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JUN 28, 2019 WPS8926 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Water Services Institutional Support II - P149377 - Sequence No : 07 (English)
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JUN 27, 2019 ISR35810 Implementation Status and Results Report
Uncertainty in Ex-Ante Poverty and Income Distribution : Insights from Output Growth and Natural Resource Country Typologies (English)
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MAY 02, 2019 WPS8841 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty Convergence with Stagnation (and Redistribution) (English)
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APR 08, 2019 136517 Report
Sweden : Adjoining the Guarantee Pension with NDC (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136557 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (April 2019) (English)
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APR 01, 2019 137114 Newsletter
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Odisha Higher Education Program for Excellence and Equity - P160331 - Sequence No : 04 (English)
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MAR 11, 2019 ISR34910 Implementation Status and Results Report
Long-Term Evolution of Inequality of Opportunity (English)
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JAN 15, 2019 WPS8700 Policy Research Working Paper
Global Economic Prospects : Darkening Skies (English)
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JAN 08, 2019 133493 Publication
Assessment of the Impact of the Jovem de Futuro Program on Learning (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 138507 Report
Case Study on Territorial Development in Japan (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 137934 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Pakistan Business Council Helps Boost Women’s Employment : Case Study (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 141445 Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Water Services Institutional Support II - P149377 - Sequence No : 06 (English)
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DEC 03, 2018 ISR34189 Implementation Status and Results Report