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Cash transfers and health : evidence from Tanzania (English)

How do conditional cash transfers impact health-related outcomes? This paper examines the 2010 randomized introduction of a program in Tanzania and finds nuanced impacts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7882 NOV 07, 2016

Evans,David; Holtemeyer,Brian; Kosec,Katrina L. Disclosed

Hidden human capital : psychological empowerment and adolescent girls' aspirations in India (English)

This paper studies the role of social-emotional or psychological capital in determining the education and employment aspirations of adolescent girls and young women in India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7792 AUG 15, 2016

Roy,Sanchari; Morton,Matthew H.; Bhattacharya,Shrayana Disclosed

Kenya - Youth Empowerment Project (English)

Ratings for the Youth Empowerment Project for Kenya were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3730 JUL 01, 2016

Disclosed

Women's empowerment, sibling rivalry, and competitiveness: evidence from a lab experiment and a randomized control trial in Uganda (English)

This study looks at how a community event—adolescent women's economic and social empowerment -- and a family factor -- sibling sex composition—interact in shaping gender differences in preferences for competition. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7699 JUN 07, 2016

Buehren,Niklas; Goldstein,Markus P.; Leonard,Kenneth; Montalvao,Joao; Vasilaky,Kathryn Disclosed

Africa gender innovation lab : Le Laboratoire d’innovation pour l’egalité des sexes en Afrique. (French)

The World Bank’s Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab (GIL) sits squarely at the intersection of policy and operations. Our aim is to enable project teams and policymakers to advocate for better gender integration from a position of evidence. ... See More +

Brief 106572 JUN 01, 2016

Goldstein,Markus P.; Coleman,Rachel Dawn Disclosed

Ageing and family solidarity in Europe : patterns and driving factors of intergenerational support (English)

At the beginning of the twenty-first century, intergenerational relations remain a key aspect of the future development and sustainability of the European social model. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7678 MAY 17, 2016

Albertini,Marco Disclosed

Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society : Maroc : equilibrer les chances - renforcer l’autonomisation des femmes pour une société plus ouverte, inclusive et prospère (French)

This report is about women in Morocco who continue to face obstacles in social, economic, and political participation. These obstacles are a result of discriminatory legislative frameworks, social norms that restrict legal rights, and limited economic participation. ... See More +

Working Paper 103907 MAR 08, 2016

Marotta,Daniela English Disclosed

Expanding youth engagement in Jordan (English)

The paper explains the following various exchanges with the Component Management Unit (CMU) on how to expand the youth engagement in Jordan, here are the proposed activities which would be implemented along three pillars involving: (i) the introduction of a youth lens in the portfolio, (ii) technical assistance to the Government on the implementation of the new Youth Policy, and (iii) the support for a Jordanian youth advisory group for the country work program. ... See More +

Working Paper 108556 MAR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia : Женски приступ економским могућностима у Србији (Serbian)

This report focuses on better understanding the factors that influence women’s economic opportunities in particular, an area in which significant inequalities remain. ... See More +

Working Paper 105793 MAR 01, 2016

Žarković-Rakić, Jelena; Vladisavljević, Marko Disclosed

Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia (English)

This report focuses on better understanding the factors that influence women’s economic opportunities in particular, an area in which significant inequalities remain. ... See More +

Working Paper 105793 MAR 01, 2016

Žarković-Rakić, Jelena; Vladisavljević, Marko Disclosed

Why are the elderly more averse to immigration when they are more likely to benefit ? evidence across countries (English)

Using household surveys for 24 countries over a 10-year period, this paper investigates why the elderly are more averse to open immigration policies than their younger peers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7554 FEB 02, 2016

Schotte,Simone Raphaela; Winkler,Hernan Jorge Disclosed

Guideline for incorporating gender into ITS planning, design and operation (English)

During the past two decades, the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) has been applied rapidly in Chinese cities. It has been upgraded gradually from a single-function application to a top-level designed resource-sharing platform, designed to improve public sector efficiency in the area of satisfying people’s travel needs. ... See More +

Working Paper 108278 JAN 01, 2016

Chinese Disclosed

评估性别影响的智能交通系统 (ITS) 2016 : Assessment of gender impacts of ITS 2016 (English)

The World Bank and China has over 30 years of partnership and this partnership has evolved over time. In the early years, the World Bank shared its global knowledge with China on infrastructure development and institutional capacity building, which contributed to shaping China’s modernization and development. ... See More +

Working Paper 108336 JAN 01, 2016

Chinese Disclosed

Country gender assessment for Ukraine 2016 (English)

Ukraine is currently classified as a lower-middle income country in 2014. The country experienced a sustained economic growth since the early 2000’s, being associated with a fast reduction in poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 107673 JAN 01, 2016

Gerasymenko,Ganna; Maksymenko,Klavdiya Disclosed

Country gender assessment for Ukraine 2016 : Оцінка гендернихпитаньв україні 2016 (Ukrainian)

Ukraine is currently classified as a lower-middle income country in 2014. The country experienced a sustained economic growth since the early 2000’s, being associated with a fast reduction in poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 107673 JAN 01, 2016

Gerasymenko,Ganna; Maksymenko,Klavdiya Disclosed

Kenya - Youth Employment and Opportunities Project : indigenous people plan : Social assessment report for marginalized groups (English)

The development Objective of Youth Employment Opportunities Project for Kenya is to increase employment and earnings opportunities for targeted youths. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2337 DEC 01, 2015

Bett,Joyce Cheruto Disclosed

Social norms theory and development economics (English)

Social norms affect almost every aspect of people’s lives, and can be an obstacle to or support economic development. This paper outlines what social norms are and how they work, providing examples from everyday life and from development case studies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7450 OCT 20, 2015

Eriksson,Lina Maria Jorun Disclosed

Middle East and North Africa - 5M-AWI youth initiative : institutional development to strengthen regional Arab youth policy and youth participation (English)

The Arab Youth Initiative (AYI) was launched following the Arab Spring in January 2012, during which young people demanded and hoped for increased political participation. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS17470 JUN 20, 2015

Disclosed

The impact of ethnic diversity in bureaucracies : evidence from the Nigerian civil service (English)

The authors document the correlation between the workplace diversity of bureaucracies and public services delivered. The authors do so in the context of the federal civil service in Nigeria, the most important government bureaucracy operating in a highly ethnically fractionalized society in which ethnicity is a salient form of identity. ... See More +

Journal Article 100271 MAY 01, 2015

Rasul,Imran; Rogger,Daniel Oliver Disclosed

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Cash transfers and health : evidence from Tanzania (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 WPS7882 Policy Research Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : technical mission for the period 25 July - 5 August 2016 : Congo, République démocratique du - Projet de renforcement de systèmes de développement humain : une mission technique pour la période du 25 juillet - 5 août 2016 (French)
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SEP 07, 2016 108198 Aide Memoire
Hidden human capital : psychological empowerment and adolescent girls' aspirations in India (English)
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AUG 15, 2016 WPS7792 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - Youth Empowerment Project (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 ICR3730 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Women's empowerment, sibling rivalry, and competitiveness: evidence from a lab experiment and a randomized control trial in Uganda (English)
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JUN 07, 2016 WPS7699 Policy Research Working Paper
Africa gender innovation lab : Le Laboratoire d’innovation pour l’egalité des sexes en Afrique. (French)
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JUN 01, 2016 106572 Brief
Ageing and family solidarity in Europe : patterns and driving factors of intergenerational support (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 WPS7678 Policy Research Working Paper
Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society : Maroc : equilibrer les chances - renforcer l’autonomisation des femmes pour une société plus ouverte, inclusive et prospère (French)
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MAR 08, 2016 103907 Working Paper English
Expanding youth engagement in Jordan (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 108556 Working Paper
Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia : Женски приступ економским могућностима у Србији (Serbian)
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MAR 01, 2016 105793 Working Paper
Women's access to economic opportunities in Serbia (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105793 Working Paper
Why are the elderly more averse to immigration when they are more likely to benefit ? evidence across countries (English)
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FEB 02, 2016 WPS7554 Policy Research Working Paper
Guideline for incorporating gender into ITS planning, design and operation (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 108278 Working Paper Chinese
评估性别影响的智能交通系统 (ITS) 2016 : Assessment of gender impacts of ITS 2016 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 108336 Working Paper Chinese
Country gender assessment for Ukraine 2016 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 107673 Working Paper
Country gender assessment for Ukraine 2016 : Оцінка гендернихпитаньв україні 2016 (Ukrainian)
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JAN 01, 2016 107673 Working Paper
Kenya - Youth Employment and Opportunities Project : indigenous people plan : Social assessment report for marginalized groups (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 SFG2337 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Social norms theory and development economics (English)
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OCT 20, 2015 WPS7450 Policy Research Working Paper
Middle East and North Africa - 5M-AWI youth initiative : institutional development to strengthen regional Arab youth policy and youth participation (English)
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JUN 20, 2015 ACS17470 Working Paper
The impact of ethnic diversity in bureaucracies : evidence from the Nigerian civil service (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 100271 Journal Article