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Mental health among displaced people and refugees : making the case for action at the World Bank Group (English)

The current crisis of forced displacement is posing serious humanitarian and development challenges across the world. The World Bank Group and the international community at large cannot ignore these challenges, given their scale and complexity. ... See More +

Working Paper 112742 JAN 01, 2017

Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - Reducing Health Risk Factors - P160512 (English)

Project Information Document PIDC71577 DEC 30, 2016

AnaHolt Disclosed

Mental health among displaced people and refugees : making the case for action at the World Bank Group (English)

The current crisis of forced displacement is posing serious humanitarian and development challenges across the world. The World Bank Group and the international community at large cannot ignore these challenges, given their scale and complexity. ... See More +

Working Paper 111164 DEC 19, 2016

Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

Mental, neurological, and substance use disorders (English)

Mental, neurological, and substance use (MNS) disorders contribute approximately 10 percent of the global burden of disease. They often run a chronic course, are highly disabling, and are associated with significant premature mortality. ... See More +

Publication 104282 MAR 10, 2016

Jamison,Dean T.; Nugent, Rachel; Gelband, Hellen; Horton,Susan E.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Laxminarayan,Ramanan; Mock, Charles N. Disclosed

Public good provision in Indian rural areas : the returns to collective action by microfinance groups (English)

Self-help groups (SHGs) are the most common form of microfinance in India. The authors provide evidence that SHGs, composed of women only, undertake collective actions for the provision of public goods within village communities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7397 AUG 19, 2015

Casini,Paolo; Vandewalle,Lore; Wahhaj,Zaki Disclosed

Industry speed bumps on local tobacco control in Japan? : The case of Hyogo (English)

Journal Article 102460 JUL 05, 2015

Keiko Yamada; Nagisa Mori; Mina Kashiwabara; Sakiko Yasuda; Horie,Rumi; Hiroshi Yamato; Loic Garçon; Francisco Armada Disclosed

Cash transfers and temptation goods : a review of global evidence (English)

Cash transfers have been demonstrated to improve education and health outcomes and alleviate poverty in various contexts. However, policy makers and others often express concern that poor households will use transfers to buy alcohol, tobacco, or other "temptation goods." ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6886 MAY 01, 2014

Evans, David K.; Popova, Anna Disclosed

Risking your health : causes, consequences, and interventions to prevent risky behaviors (English)

A growing share of the burden of disease across the world is associated with risky behaviors by individuals. Drug use, smoking, alcohol, unhealthy eating causing obesity, and unsafe sex are highly prevalent in low-income countries, even though they are traditionally associated with richer countries. ... See More +

Publication 82470 NOV 18, 2013

de Walque, Damien [editor] Disclosed

An economic model of Brazil's ethanol-sugar markets and impacts of fuel policies (English)

The lack of growth in the Brazilian sugarcane-ethanol complex since the 2008 financial crisis has been blamed on policies: lower mandate, holding gasoline prices below world levels, high fuel taxes, and inadequate fuel tax exemptions for ethanol. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6524 JUN 01, 2013

de Gorter, Harry; Drabik, Dusan; Kliauga, Erika M.; Timilsina, Govinda R. Disclosed

Turkey - econometric analysis of youth smoking behavior in Turkey (English)

The report is organized as follows. The information about the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) is provided in the first part. The second part gives some descriptive statistics about the prevalence rate of students and their consumption based on several characteristics observed in the survey. ... See More +

Social Analysis 69504 JAN 01, 2012

Onder, Zeynep Disclosed

Comprendre la dynamique du khat à Djibouti Aspects sociaux, économiques et de santé (French)

The aim of the study is to analyze and document the dynamics of Khat in Djibouti, primarily focusing on the social, economic and health aspects. ... See More +

Other Health Study 62823 MAY 01, 2011

Disclosed

Social norms and communication influence (English)

Social norms can be understood as either 'what most people think and do' or, alternatively, 'what individuals believe most people think and do.' ... See More +

Brief 52628 JAN 01, 2010

Disclosed

Towards a political economy of tobacco control in low- and middle-income countries (English)

This study provides the basis for constructing a political economy of tobacco control in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The authors first undertook a literature review of tobacco control in LMICs to explore the forces that oppose the adoption, implementation, and enforcement of tobacco control strategies. ... See More +

Working Paper 54632 AUG 01, 2009

Bump, J.B.; Reich, M.R.; Adeyi, O.; Khetrapal, S.; Disclosed

So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone? (English)

Tobacco use, which is rising quickly in developing countries, kills 5.4 million people a year worldwide. This paper explores the impacts of mobile phone ownership on tobacco consumption. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 44837 JUN 01, 2008

Labonne, Julien; Chase, Robert S Disclosed

So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone ? (English)

Tobacco use, which is rising quickly in developing countries, kills 5.4 million people a year worldwide. This paper explores the impacts of mobile phone ownership on tobacco consumption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4657 JUN 01, 2008

Labonne, Julien; Chase, Robert S. Disclosed

Brazil : the role of the tobacco control program in curbing smoking : Brasil : o papel do programa nacional de controle do tabagismo em seu esforco para controlar o tabagismo (Portuguese)

Available evidence indicates that there was a significant decline in smoking in Brazil between 1989 and 2006. About two decades ago, the government launched a tobacco control program, with a marked acceleration of efforts since 1990, focusing on non-price interventions such as bans on advertising, restrictions on smoking in public places, and other activities. ... See More +

Brief 44689 MAR 01, 2008

Iglesias, Roberto; Jha, Prabhat; Pinto, Marcia; Godinho, Joana; Costa e Silva, Vera Luiza da English Disclosed

Youth risk-taking behavior in Brazil : drug use and teenage pregnancy (English)

Using an extensive survey that addresses risk factors faced by the population in the shantytowns (favelas) of Fortaleza, Brazil, the aim of this paper is to study risk-taking behavior by youth, focusing on drug use and teenage pregnancy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4548 MAR 01, 2008

Cardoso, Ana Rute; Verner, Dorte Disclosed

Why have traffic fatalities declined in industrialized countries ? Implications for pedestrians and vehicle occupants (English)

This paper examines whether the relationship between traffic fatalities and per capita income is the same for different classes of road users and investigates the factors underlying the decline in fatalities per vehicle kilometer traveled (VKT) observed in high-income countries over recent decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3678 AUG 01, 2005

Kopits, Elizabeth; Cropper, Maureen Disclosed

Mental health and the global development agenda : what role for the World Bank? - proceedings of a November 2003 seminar and an overview of World Bank interventions in mental health (English)

In order to review the past five years of engagement in the area of mental health, the World Bank organized a seminar with partner agencies to bring together practitioners and researchers equipped to share ideas on the successes and challenges of integrating mental health into World Bank activities. ... See More +

Working Paper 124005 AUG 01, 2004

Thomas,Rachel Joanne Disclosed

Tobacco pack information : L'etiquetage des pacquets de produits du tabac (French)

There are an estimated 1.2 billion regular smokers in the world today, approximately one third of the global population over the age of 15, and the numbers are rising (World Health Organization 2002). ... See More +

Brief 53657 APR 01, 2004

Russian, English Disclosed

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Mental health among displaced people and refugees : making the case for action at the World Bank Group (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112742 Working Paper
Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - Reducing Health Risk Factors - P160512 (English)
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DEC 30, 2016 PIDC71577 Project Information Document
Mental health among displaced people and refugees : making the case for action at the World Bank Group (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 111164 Working Paper
Mental, neurological, and substance use disorders (English)
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MAR 10, 2016 104282 Publication
Public good provision in Indian rural areas : the returns to collective action by microfinance groups (English)
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AUG 19, 2015 WPS7397 Policy Research Working Paper
Industry speed bumps on local tobacco control in Japan? : The case of Hyogo (English)
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JUL 05, 2015 102460 Journal Article
Cash transfers and temptation goods : a review of global evidence (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6886 Policy Research Working Paper
Risking your health : causes, consequences, and interventions to prevent risky behaviors (English)
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NOV 18, 2013 82470 Publication
An economic model of Brazil's ethanol-sugar markets and impacts of fuel policies (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6524 Policy Research Working Paper
Turkey - econometric analysis of youth smoking behavior in Turkey (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 69504 Social Analysis
Comprendre la dynamique du khat à Djibouti Aspects sociaux, économiques et de santé (French)
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MAY 01, 2011 62823 Other Health Study
Social norms and communication influence (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 52628 Brief
Towards a political economy of tobacco control in low- and middle-income countries (English)
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AUG 01, 2009 54632 Working Paper
So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone? (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 44837 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone ? (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 WPS4657 Policy Research Working Paper
Brazil : the role of the tobacco control program in curbing smoking : Brasil : o papel do programa nacional de controle do tabagismo em seu esforco para controlar o tabagismo (Portuguese)
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MAR 01, 2008 44689 Brief English
Youth risk-taking behavior in Brazil : drug use and teenage pregnancy (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 WPS4548 Policy Research Working Paper
Why have traffic fatalities declined in industrialized countries ? Implications for pedestrians and vehicle occupants (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 WPS3678 Policy Research Working Paper
Mental health and the global development agenda : what role for the World Bank? - proceedings of a November 2003 seminar and an overview of World Bank interventions in mental health (English)
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AUG 01, 2004 124005 Working Paper
Tobacco pack information : L'etiquetage des pacquets de produits du tabac (French)
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APR 01, 2004 53657 Brief Russian, English