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The little data book on financial inclusion 2015 (English)

The Little Data Book on Financial Inclusion 2015 is a pocket edition of the Global Financial Inclusion Database published in 2015 in The Global Findex Database 2014: Measuring Financial Inclusion around the World by Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Leora Klapper, Dorothe Singer, and Peter Van Oudheusden (World Bank Policy Research Paper 7255). ... See More +

Publication 95679 APR 07, 2015

Cote dIvoire - Emergency Youth Employment and Skills Development Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 95320 MAR 26, 2015

Armenia - Promoting Youth Inclusion in Armenia Small Value RETF Grant Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 95042 MAR 15, 2015

Out-of-school youth in Sub-Saharan Africa : a policy perspective (English)

The economic and social prospects are daunting for the 89 million out-of-school youth who comprise nearly half of all youth in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Publication 94741 FEB 27, 2015

Inoue, Keiko; di Gropello, Emanuela; Taylor, Yesim Sayin; Gresham, James

Pakistan - Punjab Cities Governance Improvement Project : procurement plan for Multan (English)

Procurement Plan 95156 FEB 19, 2015

Love, money, and old age support : does parental matchmaking matter ? (English)

Parental involvement in matchmaking may distort the choice of spouse because parents are willing to substitute love for market and household production, which are more sharable between parents and their children. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7188 FEB 01, 2015

Huang, Fali; Jin, Ginger Zhe; Xu, Lixin Colin

Orphans and Ebola : estimating the secondary impact of a public health crisis (English)

The 2014 Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in West Africa is the largest to date by far. Ebola Virus Disease causes disproportionate mortality among the working-age population, resulting in far more mortality for parents of young children than other health crises. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7196 FEB 01, 2015

Evans, David K.; Popova, Anna

Vietnam - Additional Financing for the Forest Sector Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 93596 JAN 08, 2015

Papua New Guinea Urban Youth Employment Project (UYEP) (English)

The main objective of the UYEP is to provide disadvantaged urban youth between the ages of 16 and 35 in the National Capital District (NCD) with income from temporary employment opportunities, and to increase their employability. ... See More +

Brief 93491 JAN 01, 2015

Sultan, Sonya

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in El Salvador (English)

Despite international support for adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and rights (SRHR) (for example, the 1994 International Conference on Population in Development), young people consistently face high levels of unmet need for contraception, unplanned pregnancies, unsafe abortions, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and maternal mortality and morbidity. ... See More +

Brief 93100 DEC 01, 2014

Cortez, Rafael

Tunisia - Breaking the barriers to youth inclusion (English)

The report is organized along the different dimensions of youth inclusion. Chapter two investigates voice and participation of young Tunisians, and identifies both constraints and opportunities for their engagement in civic and political life. ... See More +

Working Paper 89233 NOV 01, 2014

French

Youth in the Maldives : shaping a new future young women and men through engagement and empowerment (English)

This report responds to the growing concern over issues facing Maldivian youth today, and specifically, to a request made by the Ministry of Youth and Sports to examine the status of youth in the Maldives. ... See More +

Working Paper 93949 OCT 03, 2014

Exploiting externalities to estimate the long-term effects of early childhood deworming (English)

This paper investigates whether a large-scale deworming intervention aimed at primary school pupils in western Kenya had long-term effects on young children in the region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7052 OCT 01, 2014

Ozier, Owen

Testing job matching services for unemployed educated youth in Jordan (English)

This note tests the extent to which search and matching frictions are the cause of high levels of unemployment for educated youth in Jordan, and whether a job matching service can reduce unemployment. ... See More +

Brief 91227 SEP 01, 2014

Groh, Matthew; McKenzie, David; Shammout, Nour; Vishwanath, Tara

Kenya - Youth Empowerment Project : implementation support mission - July 7 to 11, 2014 (English)

Aide Memoire 90303 JUL 11, 2014

Evolving wage cyclicality in Latin America (English)

A vector autoregression model with time-varying coefficients is used to examine the evolution of wage cyclicality in four Latin American economies: Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico, during the period 1980-2010. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6978 JUL 01, 2014

Messina, Julian; Gambetti, Luca

Liberia - Youth, Employment, Skills Project : additional financing (English)

Project Information Document 89712 JUL 01, 2014

The business case for youth savings : a framework (English)

This paper begins by offering a framework for understanding how different influences or ‘levers’ affect costs and revenues and uses examples to explain how the framework can be applied as a decision-making tool. ... See More +

Brief 90956 JUL 01, 2014

Kilara, Tanaya; Magnoni, Barbara; Zimmerman, Emily

Philippines - Are cash transfer programs effective? (English)

Countries around the world increasingly rely on conditional cash transfers to boost health and education outcomes for the poorest citizens. In developing and middle income countries in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, cash transfer programs are proving effective in a range of areas, including as an incentive to get more girls in school. ... See More +

Brief 91131 JUL 01, 2014

Marcus, Aliza [editor]; Berman, Daphna

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The little data book on financial inclusion 2015 (English)
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APR 07, 2015 95679 Publication
Cote dIvoire - Emergency Youth Employment and Skills Development Project : chair summary (English)
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MAR 26, 2015 95320 Board Summary
Armenia - Promoting Youth Inclusion in Armenia Small Value RETF Grant Project : procurement plan (English)
See More +
MAR 15, 2015 95042 Procurement Plan
Out-of-school youth in Sub-Saharan Africa : a policy perspective (English)
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FEB 27, 2015 94741 Publication
Pakistan - Punjab Cities Governance Improvement Project : procurement plan for Multan (English)
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FEB 19, 2015 95156 Procurement Plan
Love, money, and old age support : does parental matchmaking matter ? (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7188 Policy Research Working Paper
Orphans and Ebola : estimating the secondary impact of a public health crisis (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2015 WPS7196 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Additional Financing for the Forest Sector Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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JAN 08, 2015 93596 Procurement Plan
Papua New Guinea Urban Youth Employment Project (UYEP) (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93491 Brief
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in El Salvador (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93100 Brief
Tunisia - Breaking the barriers to youth inclusion (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 89233 Working Paper French
Youth in the Maldives : shaping a new future young women and men through engagement and empowerment (English)
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OCT 03, 2014 93949 Working Paper
Exploiting externalities to estimate the long-term effects of early childhood deworming (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7052 Policy Research Working Paper
Testing job matching services for unemployed educated youth in Jordan (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91227 Brief
Cote dIvoire - Emergency Youth Employment and Skills Development Support Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation des populations (French)
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SEP 01, 2014 RP1751 Environmental Assessment
Kenya - Youth Empowerment Project : implementation support mission - July 7 to 11, 2014 (English)
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JUL 11, 2014 90303 Aide Memoire
Evolving wage cyclicality in Latin America (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6978 Policy Research Working Paper
Liberia - Youth, Employment, Skills Project : additional financing (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89712 Project Information Document
The business case for youth savings : a framework (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 90956 Brief
Philippines - Are cash transfer programs effective? (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 91131 Brief