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Do different types of assets have differential effects on child education ? evidence from Tanzania (English)

To assess the conventional view that assets uniformly improve childhood development through wealth effects, this paper tests whether different types of assets have different effects on child education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8071 MAY 22, 2017

Kafle,Kashi Ram; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Winter-Nelson,Alex Eugene Disclosed

The entry of randomized assignment into the social sciences (English)

Although the concept of randomized assignment to control for extraneous factors reaches back hundreds of years, the first empirical use appears to have been in an 1835 trial of homeopathic medicine. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8062 MAY 16, 2017

Jamison,Julian C Disclosed

Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)

This factsheet surveys multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector where malnutrition is an issue of public health concern; under nutrition in children under five years and among pregnant women has far-reaching consequences for them and society at large; several risk factors prevail in the estate sector that lead children to be malnourished; problems have been identified in food utilization and feeding practices; knowledge is not translated into practice; gaps in quality of service provision for children were noted; significant space for improving nutrition service delivery for women both before and during pregnancy; poor standards of Child Development Centers; provision of safe water and sanitation facilities prevents malnutrition and diarrhea. ... See More +

Working Paper 115196 MAY 13, 2017

;000299428:Dilinika Peiris:dpeiris@worldbank.org; 000232652:Phoebe M. Folger:pfolger@worldbank.org; ;000250282:Yi-Kyoung Lee:ylee1@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Mozambique - Education Sector Support Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Education Sector Support Project for Mozambique is to improve access to and quality and equity of education. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2135 MAY 11, 2017

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The last mile to quality service delivery in Jordan (English)

A growing body of research suggests that the quantity and quality of structural inputs of education and healthcare services such as infrastructure, classroom and medical supplies, and even teacher and medical training are largely irrelevant if teachers and healthcare providers do not exert the requisite effort totranslate these inputs into effective teaching and medical service. ... See More +

Publication 114997 MAY 11, 2017

Rabie,Tamer Samah; Nikaein Towfighian,Samira; Clark,Cari Jo; Cammett,Melani Disclosed

Cameroon - Inclusive Cities Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Annexes (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3344 MAY 09, 2017

Ngumbah Wolloh,Leonard Ewang Disclosed

Nigeria - Better Education Service Delivery for All Program for Results : environmental assessment : Environment and social systems assessment (English)

The development objective of the Better Education Service Delivery for All Program for Results Project for Nigeria is to progress equitably to quality universal basic education (UBE) by strengthening institutions and accountability for education service delivery. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 113006 MAY 05, 2017

Adebo,Janet Omobolanle Disclosed

The influence of non-cognitive skills on wages within and between firms : evidence from Bangladesh's formal sector (English)

Many employers and employees believe that non-cognitive skills are an important contributor to labor market success. This study has assessed the empirical evidence for such a claim in the case of Bangladesh by evaluating unique employer-employee matched labor market data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8053 MAY 04, 2017

Nomura,Shinsaku; Adhikari,Samik Disclosed

Education public expenditure reviews for Eastern and Southern Africa : The good, the bad and The future (English)

A sufficient number of education public expenditure reviews, quantitative service delivery surveys, and public expenditure tracking surveys had recently been completed for East and South African countries toexplore several questions. i) What topics did the PERs address? ... See More +

Working Paper 114733 MAY 02, 2017

Berryman,Sue Ellen; Caillaud,Fadila Disclosed

Tanzania - Education Program-for-Results Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of Education Program-for-Results Project for Tanzania is to improve education quality in Tanzanian primary and secondary schools. ... See More +

Project Paper 112732 MAY 02, 2017

Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Revitalizing Education Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Revitalizing Education Development Project for Sierra Leone is to improve the learning environment in targeted schools and establish systems for monitoring of education interventions and outcomes. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3363 MAY 01, 2017

Mcdonald,Laura S. Disclosed

Bangladesh - Transforming Secondary Education for Results Program Project (English)

Program Information Document PIDA118237 MAY 01, 2017

Radhakrishnan,Karthika Disclosed

Bangladesh - Transforming Secondary Education for Results Program : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The development objective of the Transforming Secondary Education for Results Program for Bangladesh is to improve student outcomes in secondary education and the effectiveness of the secondary education system (Student outcomes refer to enrolment, retention, completion and learning levels). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 115286 MAY 01, 2017

Radhakrishnan,Karthika Disclosed

Uganda - Enhancing Social Risk Management and Gender Equality Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

The objective of the Enhancing Social Risk Management and Gender Equality Project for Uganda is to increase access to GBV prevention programs and multi-sectoral response services by groups at risk in targeted districts. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3303 APR 26, 2017

Fernandes,Patricia Maria Disclosed

They got mad skills : the effects of training on youth employability and resilience to the Ebola shock (English)

This paper discusses a randomized control trial to measure the short-term impacts of a skills intervention among urban youth in Sierra Leone at the onset of the Ebola crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8036 APR 25, 2017

Rosas Raffo,Nina; Acevedo,Maria Cecilia; Zaldivar Chimal,Samantha Disclosed

The Inspection Panel - Election of Chairperson (English)

This Board reports include the following: letter to Executive Directors and alternates regarding the inspection panel, election of chairperson; and short resume of Dr. ... See More +

Board Report 114682 APR 24, 2017

Disclosed

Haiti - Support Project for Maternal and Child Health through Integrated Social Services : additional financing - environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3290 APR 21, 2017

Gonzalez,Viviana A. Disclosed

Building capacity of school leaders : strategies that work - Jamaica’s experience (English)

This paper examines literature about good practices in developing capacity for school leadership, identifies key good practices in the Jamaica National College for Education Leadership Program and reports on leadership practices of principals who were trained under this program. ... See More +

Working Paper 114464 APR 20, 2017

Nannyonjo,Harriet Disclosed

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Do different types of assets have differential effects on child education ? evidence from Tanzania (English)
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MAY 22, 2017 WPS8071 Policy Research Working Paper
The entry of randomized assignment into the social sciences (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 WPS8062 Policy Research Working Paper
Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)
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MAY 13, 2017 115196 Working Paper
Mozambique - Education Sector Support Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 11, 2017 PAD2135 Project Paper
The last mile to quality service delivery in Jordan (English)
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MAY 11, 2017 114997 Publication
Cameroon - Inclusive Cities Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Annexes (French)
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MAY 09, 2017 SFG3344 Environmental Assessment
Cameroon - Inclusive Cities Development Project : environmental assessment : Etude d'impact environnemental et social detaillee pour la construction de la station de traitement des boues de vidange de Ngombe, Douala (French)
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MAY 09, 2017 SFG3344 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Better Education Service Delivery for All Program for Results : environmental assessment : Environment and social systems assessment (English)
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MAY 05, 2017 113006 Environmental Assessment
The influence of non-cognitive skills on wages within and between firms : evidence from Bangladesh's formal sector (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 WPS8053 Policy Research Working Paper
Education public expenditure reviews for Eastern and Southern Africa : The good, the bad and The future (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 114733 Working Paper
Tanzania - Education Program-for-Results Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 112732 Project Paper
République du Congo - Rapport sur la pauvreté sur l'éducation, l'emploi et la protection sociale pour une réduction durable de la pauvreté : résumé analytique (French)
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MAY 01, 2017 114706 Working Paper
Sierra Leone - Revitalizing Education Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3363 Environmental Assessment
Bangladesh - Transforming Secondary Education for Results Program Project (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 PIDA118237 Program Information Document
Bangladesh - Transforming Secondary Education for Results Program : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115286 Environmental Assessment
Uganda - Enhancing Social Risk Management and Gender Equality Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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APR 26, 2017 SFG3303 Indigenous Peoples Plan
They got mad skills : the effects of training on youth employability and resilience to the Ebola shock (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8036 Policy Research Working Paper
The Inspection Panel - Election of Chairperson (English)
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APR 24, 2017 114682 Board Report
Haiti - Support Project for Maternal and Child Health through Integrated Social Services : additional financing - environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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APR 21, 2017 SFG3290 Environmental Assessment
Building capacity of school leaders : strategies that work - Jamaica’s experience (English)
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APR 20, 2017 114464 Working Paper