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Bhutan - Joint IDA/IFC Country Partnership Strategy FY2015-19 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 90899 SEP 23, 2014

Regional economic impact analysis of high speed rail in China (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (Chinese)

This report reflects a two-stage work flow designed to fulfill the research objectives: stage one defined the methodology, and stages two tested this methodology and transferred the know-how to the China Railway Corporation and its consultants through case studies. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9734 JUN 25, 2014

Ollivier, Gerald; Ying Jin; Bullock, Richard; Runze Yu; Nanyan Zhou English

China economic update : June 2014 (Chinese)

China's economic growth is gradually slowing as the structural transformation of the economy continues. Output grew by 7.7 percent in 2013, matching its 2012 growth rate and exceeding the government's 7.5 percent indicative target. ... See More +

Working Paper 88538 JUN 01, 2014

Smits, Karlis; Hu, Bingjie; Luo, Binglie; Ollero, Tony; Vashakmadze, Ekaterine; Rohland, Klaus; Shetty, Sudhir; Hoftman, Bert; Goh, Chorching English

Do poverty traps exist ? (English)

This paper reviews the empirical evidence on the existence of poverty traps, understood as self-reinforcing mechanisms through which poor individuals or countries remain poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6835 APR 01, 2014

Kraay, Aart; McKenzie, David

Face of poverty in Madagascar : poverty, gender, and inequality assessment : Visages de la pauvrete a Madagascar : evaluation de la pauvrete, du genre, et de l'inegalite (French)

Madagascar has been entirely unsuccessful in reducing the number of its people that are poor, or extremely so, in the ten years since 2001, when poverty was already at a very high level. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 78131 APR 01, 2014

D'Hoore, Alain; Sulla, Victor English

Face of poverty in Madagascar : poverty, gender, and inequality assessment (English)

Madagascar has been entirely unsuccessful in reducing the number of its people that are poor, or extremely so, in the ten years since 2001, when poverty was already at a very high level. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 78131 MAR 01, 2014

D'Hoore, Alain; Sulla, Victor French

Bangladesh, a middle income country by 2021 : what will it take in terms of poverty reduction? (English)

The vision 2021 plan and the associated perspective plan 2010-2021, adopted by the Government of Bangladesh lay out a series of development targets for 2021. ... See More +

Working Paper 87656 JAN 01, 2014

Gimenez, Lea; Jolliffe, Dean; Sharif, Iffath

Bhutan poverty assessment 2014 (English)

This report identifies the key drivers of rapid poverty reduction in Bhutan over the recent years, explaining why some dzongkhags are stuck in poverty or reducing poverty is not significant while others prospered, and whether female headed households have a harder time reducing poverty. ... See More +

Publication 90532 JAN 01, 2014

Bhutan

The state of the poor : where are the poor, where is extreme poverty harder to end, and what is the current profile of the world's poor? (English)

Although the world witnessed an unprecedented pace of poverty reduction over the last decades, reducing the number of people living in extreme poverty by more than 700 million, approximately 1.2 billion people remained entrenched in destitution in 2010.1 In order to leverage developing country efforts and galvanize the international development community to exert concerted effort to end extreme poverty, the World Bank has established the twin goals of ending extreme poverty by 2030 and promoting shared prosperity by fostering income growth of the bottom 40 percent of the population in every country. ... See More +

Brief 81801 OCT 01, 2013

Olinto, Pedro; Beegle, Kathleen; Sobrado, Carlos; Uematsu, Hiroki

The Dominican Republic's poverty committee experience (English)

From 2000-10, the Dominican Republic sustained high levels of economic growth. However, without a standardized poverty measurement methodology, it was difficult to assess the effect of this growth on poverty. ... See More +

Brief 81786 SEP 01, 2013

Baez, Javier E.; Martin, Miguel Sanchez; Schutte, Rebecca Spanish

The Dominican Republic's poverty committee experience : Experiencia del comite de pobreza de Republica Dominicana (Spanish)

From 2000-10, the Dominican Republic sustained high levels of economic growth. However, without a standardized poverty measurement methodology, it was difficult to assess the effect of this growth on poverty. ... See More +

Brief 81786 SEP 01, 2013

Baez, Javier E.; Martin, Miguel Sanchez; Schutte, Rebecca English

Nepal - Second Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : procurement plan for consulting services FY 2013-14 (English)

Procurement Plan 83626 JUL 16, 2013

Lao PDR economic monitor : sustaining growth - maintaining macroeconomic stability (English)

The Lao economy is projected to grow at 8 percent in 2013. The hydropower sector (both completed projects in operation and projects in the construction or development phase), construction, food processing, and services sectors remain the major contributors to this growth. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 79158 JUN 01, 2013

Phimmahasay, Keomanivone; Davading, Somneuk; Vongviengkham, Saysanith; Nguyen, Van Minh; April, Leah; Anantavrasilpa, Ratchada; Nghardsaysone, Konesawang; Record, Richard; Larsen, Morten; Tandon, Ajay; Rodriguez, U-Primo E.; Hutton, Guy Laotian

Tanzania - Let's think together (English)

This booklet consists of 50 pieces that have been published to date and offers a handy and convenient reference on some of the most important issues that are shaping or that will shape Tanzania's economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper 79165 JUN 01, 2013

Morisset, Jacques; Nabeta, Loy; Wane, Waly; Gaddis, Isis Swahili

From noise to signal : the successful turnaround of poverty measurement in Colombia (English)

In the mid-2000s, poverty measurement in Colombia was at a standstill. A dated poverty measurement methodology was clashing with improvements in the national household survey system. ... See More +

Brief 77730 MAY 01, 2013

Azevedo, Joao Pedro

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Bhutan - Joint IDA/IFC Country Partnership Strategy FY2015-19 : chair summary (English)
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SEP 23, 2014 90899 Board Summary
Vietnam - Second Phase of the Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Viet Nam - Giai Doan Thu Hai Cua Du an Giam Ngheo Mien Nui Phia Bac (Vietnamese)
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AUG 07, 2014 89874 Procurement Plan
Regional economic impact analysis of high speed rail in China (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (Chinese)
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JUN 25, 2014 ACS9734 Working Paper English
China economic update : June 2014 (Chinese)
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JUN 01, 2014 88538 Working Paper English
Do poverty traps exist ? (English)
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APR 01, 2014 WPS6835 Policy Research Working Paper
Face of poverty in Madagascar : poverty, gender, and inequality assessment : Visages de la pauvrete a Madagascar : evaluation de la pauvrete, du genre, et de l'inegalite (French)
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APR 01, 2014 78131 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) English
Face of poverty in Madagascar : poverty, gender, and inequality assessment (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 78131 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) French
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Region National Urban Upgrading Project : Can Tho city sub-project : procurement plan (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 83878 Procurement Plan
Bangladesh, a middle income country by 2021 : what will it take in terms of poverty reduction? (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 87656 Working Paper
Bhutan poverty assessment 2014 (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 90532 Publication
Malawi - Basic agricultural public expenditure diagnostic review (2000-2013) : final report : Malawi - Revue diagnostique des depenses publiques de base dans le secteur agricole (2000-2013) (French)
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DEC 31, 2013 89508 Working Paper
The state of the poor : where are the poor, where is extreme poverty harder to end, and what is the current profile of the world's poor? (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 81801 Brief
Guatemala - Feasibility study for the design and implementation of a coverage index macro against drought for food security level : Guatemala - Estudio de factibilidad para el diseno e implementacion de una cobertura indexada a nivel macro contra sequía para la seguridad alimentaria (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2013 90645 Working Paper
The Dominican Republic's poverty committee experience (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 81786 Brief Spanish
The Dominican Republic's poverty committee experience : Experiencia del comite de pobreza de Republica Dominicana (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2013 81786 Brief English
Nepal - Second Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : procurement plan for consulting services FY 2013-14 (English)
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JUL 16, 2013 83626 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Region National Urban Upgrading Project : My Tho city sub-project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 11, 2013 79815 Procurement Plan
Lao PDR economic monitor : sustaining growth - maintaining macroeconomic stability (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79158 Economic Updates and Modeling Laotian
Tanzania - Let's think together (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79165 Working Paper Swahili
From noise to signal : the successful turnaround of poverty measurement in Colombia (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 77730 Brief