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Disclosable Version of the ISR - Odisha Higher Education Program for Excellence and Equity - P160331 - Sequence No : 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR33408 AUG 10, 2018

Larsen,Kurt Disclosed

What can we (machine) learn about welfare dynamics from cross-sectional data? (English)

This paper implements a machine learning approach to estimate intra-generational economic mobility using cross-sectional data. A Least Absolute Shrinkage and Selection Operator (Lasso) procedure is applied to explore poverty dynamics and household-level welfare growth in the absence of panel data sets that follow individuals over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8545 AUG 08, 2018

Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro Disclosed

Inequality in earnings and adverse shocks in early adulthood (English)

The inequality of opportunity theory postulates that achievement gaps arising because of factors beyond the individual's control are morally unacceptable and should therefore be compensated by society. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8538 AUG 03, 2018

Adoho,Franck M.; Tien,Bienvenue Disclosed

Jati inequality in rural Bihar (English)

Caste is a persistent driver of inequality in India, and it is generally analyzed with government-defined broad categories, such as Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8512 JUL 10, 2018

Joshi,Shareen; Kochhar,Nishtha; Rao,Vijayendra Disclosed

Tanzania/AFRICA- P085009- Private Sector/MSME Competitiveness - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP10787 JUL 09, 2018

Laseko,Barney I. S. Disclosed

Measuring and explaining patterns of Spatial Income Inequality from Outer Space : Evidence from Africa (English)

This paper argues for night--lights data as an alternative data source for measuring spatial inequalities in Africa, where the paucity of subnational income data is persistent. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8484 JUN 21, 2018

Mveyange,Anthony Francis Disclosed

Inequality and economic growth : the role of initial income (English)

This paper estimates a panel model in which the relationship between inequality and gross domestic product per capita growth depends on countries' initial incomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8467 JUN 05, 2018

Brueckner,Markus; Lederman,Daniel Disclosed

Improving access to finance for SMES : opportunities through credit reporting, secured lending, and insolvency practices (English)

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) account for over 90 percent of firms worldwide. A joint IFC and McKinsey study in 2010 estimated the total number of formal and informal micro, small and medium enterprises globally at 420-510 million, with most firms, 365-445 million, located in developing economies. ... See More +

Working Paper 129283 MAY 01, 2018

Ramalho,Rita; Jiang,Nan; Koltko,Olena; Chávez, Édgar; Koch-Saldarriaga,Klaus Adolfo; Quesada Gamez,Maria Antonia Disclosed

Tanzania/AFRICA- P085009- Private Sector/MSME Competitiveness - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP8901 APR 24, 2018

Jacintha Rweikiza Disclosed

P085009-TSCP (CR_53260) Audit Report FYE June 30 2016 (English)

Auditing Document AUD0012225 APR 16, 2018

Nkya,Vida Ndilanha Disclosed

Tanzania/AFRICA- P085009- Private Sector/MSME Competitiveness - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP8585 APR 11, 2018

Laseko,Barney I. S. Disclosed

April 2018 Povcalnet update : what’s new (English)

The April 2018 update to PovcalNet involves several changes to the data underlying the global poverty estimates. Some welfare aggregates have been changed for improved harmonization, some surveys have been dropped due to data quality concerns, and some of the consumer price index (CPI) and national accounts input data have been revised. ... See More +

Working Paper 125776 APR 01, 2018

Atamanov,Aziz; Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Chen,Shaohua; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; Dewina,Reno; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Lakner,Christoph; Lee,Kihoon; Mahler,Daniel Gerszon; Montes,Jose; Mungai,Rose; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Prydz,Espen Beer; Sangraula,Prem; Scott,Kinnon; Wambile,Ayago Esmubancha; Yang,Judy; Zhao,Qinghua Disclosed

The reallocation of district-level spending and natural disasters : evidence from Indonesia (English)

This paper combines district-level government spending data from Indonesia and natural disaster damage indices to analyze the extent to which districts are forced to reallocate their expenditures across categories after the incidence of floods, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8359 MAR 06, 2018

Skoufias,Emmanuel; Strobl,Eric; Tveit,Thomas Breivik Disclosed

Risk and vulnerability in the Pacific (English)

Vulnerability significantly compounds hardship in the Pacific. More than twenty percent of people in most Pacific Island Countries (PIC) live in hardship, meaning they are unable to meet their basic food and nonfood needs. ... See More +

Brief 123790 MAR 01, 2018

Sharma,Manohar Disclosed

Growing united : upgrading Europe's convergence machine : Overview (English)

Since its foundation over sixty years ago, the European Union (EU) has become the modern world's greatest "convergence machine", propelling poorer, and newer, member states to become high-income economies, and delivering to its citizens some of the highest living standards and lowest levels of income inequality in the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 123956 MAR 01, 2018

Ridao-Cano,Cristobal; Bodewig,Christian Disclosed

Growing united : upgrading Europe's convergence machine (Vol. 2) (English)

Since its foundation over sixty years ago, the European Union (EU) has become the modern world's greatest "convergence machine", propelling poorer, and newer, member states to become high-income economies, and delivering to its citizens some of the highest living standards and lowest levels of income inequality in the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 123956 MAR 01, 2018

Ridao-Cano,Cristobal; Bodewig,Christian Disclosed

Principles and institutional arrangements for better policy design : Brazil's productivity implementation agenda - ideas, rent seeking, and institutions (English)

The previous chapters have suggested that many policy-induced distortions constrain productivity and development in Brazil. As a result, a significant number of potential policy reforms could increase competition and thereby stimulate innovation and productivity growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 123952 FEB 26, 2018

Clarke,Roland N. Disclosed

Nepal - Second phase of Modernization of Rani Jamar Kulariya Irrigation Scheme Project (English)

The objectives of the Second phase of Modernization of Rani Jamar Kulariya Irrigation Scheme Project for Nepal are to improve irrigation services and to promote improved farming practices for farmers in the irrigated areas of the Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Scheme. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2489 FEB 23, 2018

Disclosed

Nicaragua - Property Rights Strengthening Project (English)

The development objective of the Property Rights Strengthening Project for Nicaragua is to provide beneficiaries in selected municipalities with: (a) updated and integrated cadastral and property registry information; and (b) improved land administration services. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2598 FEB 22, 2018

Disclosed

Tanzania/AFRICA- P085009- Private Sector/MSME Competitiveness - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP7273 FEB 22, 2018

Jacintha Rweikiza Disclosed

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Disclosable Version of the ISR - Odisha Higher Education Program for Excellence and Equity - P160331 - Sequence No : 03 (English)
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AUG 10, 2018 ISR33408 Implementation Status and Results Report
What can we (machine) learn about welfare dynamics from cross-sectional data? (English)
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AUG 08, 2018 WPS8545 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality in earnings and adverse shocks in early adulthood (English)
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AUG 03, 2018 WPS8538 Policy Research Working Paper
Jati inequality in rural Bihar (English)
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JUL 10, 2018 WPS8512 Policy Research Working Paper
Tanzania/AFRICA- P085009- Private Sector/MSME Competitiveness - Procurement Plan (English)
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JUL 09, 2018 STEP10787 Procurement Plan
Measuring and explaining patterns of Spatial Income Inequality from Outer Space : Evidence from Africa (English)
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JUN 21, 2018 WPS8484 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality and economic growth : the role of initial income (English)
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JUN 05, 2018 WPS8467 Policy Research Working Paper
Improving access to finance for SMES : opportunities through credit reporting, secured lending, and insolvency practices (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 129283 Working Paper
Tanzania/AFRICA- P085009- Private Sector/MSME Competitiveness - Procurement Plan (English)
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APR 24, 2018 STEP8901 Procurement Plan
P085009-TSCP (CR_53260) Audit Report FYE June 30 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2018 AUD0012225 Auditing Document
Tanzania/AFRICA- P085009- Private Sector/MSME Competitiveness - Procurement Plan (English)
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APR 11, 2018 STEP8585 Procurement Plan
April 2018 Povcalnet update : what’s new (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125776 Working Paper
The reallocation of district-level spending and natural disasters : evidence from Indonesia (English)
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MAR 06, 2018 WPS8359 Policy Research Working Paper
Risk and vulnerability in the Pacific (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123790 Brief
Growing united : upgrading Europe's convergence machine : Overview (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123956 Working Paper
Growing united : upgrading Europe's convergence machine (Vol. 2) (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123956 Working Paper
Principles and institutional arrangements for better policy design : Brazil's productivity implementation agenda - ideas, rent seeking, and institutions (English)
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FEB 26, 2018 123952 Working Paper
Nepal - Second phase of Modernization of Rani Jamar Kulariya Irrigation Scheme Project (English)
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FEB 23, 2018 PAD2489 Project Appraisal Document
Nicaragua - Property Rights Strengthening Project (English)
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FEB 22, 2018 PAD2598 Project Appraisal Document
Tanzania/AFRICA- P085009- Private Sector/MSME Competitiveness - Procurement Plan (English)
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FEB 22, 2018 STEP7273 Procurement Plan