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Panama-Panama DPL (New Series) (English)

Project Information Document AB7708 FEB 06, 2015

Demystifying poverty measurement in Vietnam (English)

This paper provides an overview of poverty measurement issues in Vietnam for the non-specialist. Vietnam has two main approaches to measuring poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 94939 FEB 01, 2015

Demombynes, Gabriel; Hoang Vu, Linh

Panama - Locking in success : a systematic country diagnostic (English)

Panama has made significant progress in reducing poverty in recent years. Panama’s progress in reducing poverty and increasing shared prosperity compares positively with the Latin American region. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 94706 JAN 16, 2015

Burundi - Eigth Economic Reform Support Grant : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 93701 JAN 13, 2015

In-work poverty in Poland : diagnosis and possible remedies (English)

In this paper the authors analyze the evolution and the determinants of in-work poverty in Poland, according to three poverty lines: relative, absolute, and the 1998-adjusted poverty line. ... See More +

Working Paper 93693 JAN 01, 2015

Lewandowski, Piotr; Kaminska, Agnieszka

Moldova : a story of upward economic mobility (English)

During the early 2000s, Moldova experienced strong economic growth and poverty and inequality reductions. This paper aims at uncovering the patterns behind these poverty trends by looking at economic mobility and its associated factors in Moldova. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7167 JAN 01, 2015

Davalos, Maria E.; Meyer, Moritz

Gender inequality and growth: the case of rich vs. poor countries (English)

This paper uses cross-section data for 107 countries to explore the relationship between gender inequality and economic growth. The paper departs from the literature by using a broad measure of gender inequality that goes well beyond gender inequality in education, which has been the focus of most studies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7172 JAN 01, 2015

Amin, Mohammad; Kuntchev, Veselin; Schmidt, Martin

Economic mobility in Europe and Central Asia : exploring patterns and uncovering puzzles (English)

Substantial upward economic mobility in the majority of countries in Europe and Central Asia in the 2000s translated into achievements in reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7173 JAN 01, 2015

Cancho, Cesar; Davalos, Maria E.; Demarchi, Giorgia; Meyer, Moritz; Sanchez Paramo, Carolina

Ethiopia - Poverty assessment (Vol. 2) : overview (English)

In 2000 Ethiopia had one of the highest poverty rates in the world, with 56 percent of the population living on less than United States (U.S.) $1.25 purchasing power parity (PPP) a day. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS6744 JAN 01, 2015

Hill, Ruth; Tsehaye, Eyasu

Resilient growth, persisting inequality : identifying potential factors limiting shared prosperity in the Dominican Republic (English)

The Dominican Republic (DR) has recorded exceptional growth over the past twenty years and has closed the gap with the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. ... See More +

Working Paper 93952 JAN 01, 2015

Carneiro, Francisco Galrao; Iwulska, Aleksandra; Reyes, Jose-Daniel; Sanchez-Martin, Miguel Eduardo

Ethiopia poverty assessment (English)

In 2000 Ethiopia had one of the highest poverty rates in the world, with 56 percent of the population living on less than US$1.25 PPP a day. Ethiopian households experienced a decade of remarkable progress in wellbeing since then and by the start of this decade less than 30 percent of the population was counted as poor. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS12005 JAN 01, 2015

Hill, Ruth; Tsehaye, Eyasu

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: high income economies; and developing economies in Europe and Central Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean. ... See More +

Newsletter 94215 DEC 23, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kida, Mizuho; Kim, Eung Ju

Cabo Verde - Country Partnership Strategy for FY2015-2017 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 93373 DEC 18, 2014

Benin-Tenth Poverty Reduction Support Credit (English)

Project Information Document AB7673 DEC 10, 2014

Who remained in poverty, who moved up, and who fell down ? an investigation of poverty dynamics in Senegal in the late 2000s (English)

Poverty estimates based on cross-section data provide static snapshots of poverty rates. Although a time series of cross-section data can offer some insights into poverty trends, it does not allow for an assessment of dynamics at the household level. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7141 DEC 01, 2014

Dang, Hai-Anh H.; Lanjouw, Peter F.; Swinkels, Rob

How significant is Africa's demographic dividend for its future growth and poverty reduction ? (English)

Africa will be undergoing substantial demographic changes in the coming decades with the rising working age share of its population. The opportunity of African countries to convert these changes into demographic dividends for growth and poverty reduction will depend on several factors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7134 DEC 01, 2014

Ahmed, S. Amer; Cruz, Marcio; Go, Delfin S.; Maliszewska, Maryla; Osorio-Rodarte, Israel

Benchmarking the determinants of economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has seen a decade of remarkable growth and income convergence. Growth has been a key driver for reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 91015 DEC 01, 2014

Araujo, Jorge Thompson; Brueckner, Markus; Clavijo, Mateo; Vostroknutova, Ekaterina; Wacker, Konstantin M.

The unfulfilled promise of oil and growth : poverty, inclusion and welfare in Iraq 2007 - 2012 (English)

Iraq appears to have firmly entered the ranks of upper middle-income countries in 2012, having experienced strong economic growth following the establishment of a civilian elected government in 2005-06. ... See More +

Working Paper 93858 DEC 01, 2014

Al-Alaak, Mehdi; Krishnan, Nandini; Olivieri, Sergio; Lima, Lycia

The unfulfilled promise of oil and growth : poverty, inclusion and welfare in Iraq 2007 - 2012 (Vol. 2) (Arabic)

Iraq appears to have firmly entered the ranks of upper middle-income countries in 2012, having experienced strong economic growth following the establishment of a civilian elected government in 2005-06. ... See More +

Working Paper 93858 DEC 01, 2014

Al-Alaak, Mehdi; Krishnan, Nandini; Olivieri, Sergio; Lima, Lycia

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Panama-Panama DPL (New Series) (English)
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FEB 06, 2015 AB7708 Project Information Document
Demystifying poverty measurement in Vietnam (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94939 Working Paper
Panama - Locking in success : a systematic country diagnostic (English)
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JAN 16, 2015 94706 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Burundi - Eigth Economic Reform Support Grant : chair summary (English)
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JAN 13, 2015 93701 Board Summary
In-work poverty in Poland : diagnosis and possible remedies (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93693 Working Paper
Moldova : a story of upward economic mobility (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7167 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender inequality and growth: the case of rich vs. poor countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7172 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic mobility in Europe and Central Asia : exploring patterns and uncovering puzzles (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7173 Policy Research Working Paper
Ethiopia - Poverty assessment (Vol. 2) : overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 AUS6744 Working Paper
Resilient growth, persisting inequality : identifying potential factors limiting shared prosperity in the Dominican Republic (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93952 Working Paper
Ethiopia poverty assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 ACS12005 Working Paper
DECPG daily economic news (English)
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DEC 23, 2014 94215 Newsletter
Cabo Verde - Country Partnership Strategy for FY2015-2017 : chair summary (English)
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DEC 18, 2014 93373 Board Summary
Benin-Tenth Poverty Reduction Support Credit (English)
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DEC 10, 2014 AB7673 Project Information Document
Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Development Policy Credit : chair summary (English)
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DEC 09, 2014 93117 Board Summary
Who remained in poverty, who moved up, and who fell down ? an investigation of poverty dynamics in Senegal in the late 2000s (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7141 Policy Research Working Paper
How significant is Africa's demographic dividend for its future growth and poverty reduction ? (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7134 Policy Research Working Paper
Benchmarking the determinants of economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 91015 Working Paper
The unfulfilled promise of oil and growth : poverty, inclusion and welfare in Iraq 2007 - 2012 (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93858 Working Paper
The unfulfilled promise of oil and growth : poverty, inclusion and welfare in Iraq 2007 - 2012 (Vol. 2) (Arabic)
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DEC 01, 2014 93858 Working Paper