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Vietnam - Scaling up rural sanitation : strengthening demand creation and supply chain - synthesis report (English)

This report concerns two streams of Technical Assistance provided by the World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) to the Government of Vietnam. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS17727 APR 26, 2016

Nguyen,Hang Diem Disclosed

Vietnam - Scaling up rural sanitation : enabling environment, capacity building system, evidence based learning and lesson sharing - synthesis report (English)

This report concerns two streams of Technical Assistance provided by the World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) to the Government of Vietnam. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS17722 APR 26, 2016

Nguyen,Hang Diem Disclosed

Prices for poverty analysis in Africa (English)

Measuring poverty requires adjusting nominal consumption (or income) into a real value of consumption, across geographic areas and over time. To this end, data on consumer prices are used to construct a price index. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7652 APR 26, 2016

Gaddis,Isis Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - TZ-PSSN Additional Financing - P151838 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA18000 APR 20, 2016

ManuelSalazar

Cameroon - Social Safety Nets Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 104974 APR 20, 2016

Disclosed

Decomposing response errors in food consumption measurement : implications for survey design from a survey experiment in Tanzania (English)

There is wide variation in how consumption is measured in household surveys both across countries and over time. This variation may confound welfare comparisons in part because these alternative survey designs produce consumption estimates that are differentially influenced by contrasting types of survey response error. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7646 APR 19, 2016

Friedman,Jed; Beegle,Kathleen G.; De Weerdt,Joachim; Gibson,John Disclosed

Statement by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. It seems that barely a day goes by without the desperate plight of migrants making international headlines. ... See More +

Board Report 104880 APR 16, 2016

Disclosed

Morocco - Integrating Climate Change in the Implementation of the Plan Maroc Vert Project (English)

Ratings for the Integrating Climate Change in the Implementation of the Plan Maroc Vert Project for Morocco were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3708 APR 07, 2016

Disclosed

Looking back on two decades of poverty and well-being in India (English)

This paper provides an overview of poverty and well-being trends in India since the mid-1990s. Poverty reduction since 2005 has been much faster than the earlier decade, as a result of broad-based growth across most geographic areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7626 APR 07, 2016

Narayan,Ambar; Murgai,Rinku Disclosed

Measuring poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : methodological considerations when estimating an empirical regional poverty line (English)

This paper contributes to the methodological literature on the estimation of poverty lines for country poverty comparisons in Latin America and the Caribbean. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7621 APR 04, 2016

Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Gasparini,Leonardo Carlos; Garriga,Santiago; Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Valderrama Gonzalez,Daniel Disclosed

Impact of European Union membership on agriculture and rural development in newly acceded member states - drawing lessons for Serbia : policy note (English)

This policy note support for agriculture and rural development (ARD) access to a huge market for Serbian agriculture and European Union (EU). The current framework for agricultural policy and budget support needs to adjust quickly to this challenge. ... See More +

Publication 105069 APR 01, 2016

Schuman,Irina; Goss,Stephen Richard; Smith,Garry A. Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Zimbabwe (English)

The post-dollarization boom is over and trend GDP growth is now 2-3 percent. Continued adverse weather conditions have drastically reduced agricultural production, and Zimbabwe is forecast to grow by 1.4 percent in 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 104809 APR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Swaziland (English)

Economic growth in Swaziland is estimated to have decelerated to 1.7 in 2015 down from 2.5 in 2014, and is forecasted to further decline to 1.3 in 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 104819 APR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Botswana (English)

Weakening global demand for diamonds in 2015 led growth in Botswana to stall, pressured the fiscal position to deficit and narrowed the current account surplus. ... See More +

Working Paper 104818 APR 01, 2016

Disclosed

A slowdown in social gains (English)

The current economic slowdown resulted in social gains in Latin America and the Caribbean that were weaker in 2014 than in previous years. In particular, the growth of the middle class - which was one of the key successes during the years of the commodity boom - came almost to a halt. ... See More +

Brief 104750 APR 01, 2016

Spanish, Portuguese Disclosed

Results in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (English)

Over the last decade, the countries of the Latin America and the Caribbean region experienced a deep economic and social transformation which lifted millions out of poverty and swelled the ranks of the middle class. ... See More +

Working Paper 104764 APR 01, 2016

Palladini,Eric Disclosed

Guinea-Bissau - Second Emergency Food Security Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Emergency Food Security Support Project for Guinea-Bissau were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3774 MAR 28, 2016

Disclosed

Is random forest a superior methodology for predicting poverty ? an empirical assessment (English)

Random forest is in many fields of research a common method for data driven predictions. Within economics and prediction of poverty, random forest is rarely used. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7612 MAR 18, 2016

Pave Sohnesen,Thomas; Stender,Niels Disclosed

Robustness of shared prosperity estimates : how different methodological choices matter (English)

This paper is the first to systematically test the robustness of shared prosperity estimates to different methodological choices using a sample of countries from all regions in the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7611 MAR 18, 2016

Atamanov,Aziz; Wieser,Christina; Uematsu,Hiroki; Yoshida,Nobuo; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Dewina,Reno Disclosed

Estimating international poverty lines from comparable national thresholds (English)

World Bank's international poverty line of $1.90/day, at 2011 purchasing power parity, is based on a collection of national poverty lines, which were originally used to set the international poverty line of $1.25/day at 2005 purchasing power parity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7606 MAR 17, 2016

Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Prydz,Espen Beer Disclosed

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Vietnam - Scaling up rural sanitation : strengthening demand creation and supply chain - synthesis report (English)
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APR 26, 2016 ACS17727 Working Paper
Vietnam - Scaling up rural sanitation : enabling environment, capacity building system, evidence based learning and lesson sharing - synthesis report (English)
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APR 26, 2016 ACS17722 Working Paper
Prices for poverty analysis in Africa (English)
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APR 26, 2016 WPS7652 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - TZ-PSSN Additional Financing - P151838 (English)
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APR 20, 2016 ISDSA18000 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Cameroon - Social Safety Nets Project (English)
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APR 20, 2016 104974 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Decomposing response errors in food consumption measurement : implications for survey design from a survey experiment in Tanzania (English)
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APR 19, 2016 WPS7646 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104880 Board Report
Morocco - Integrating Climate Change in the Implementation of the Plan Maroc Vert Project (English)
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APR 07, 2016 ICR3708 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Looking back on two decades of poverty and well-being in India (English)
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APR 07, 2016 WPS7626 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : methodological considerations when estimating an empirical regional poverty line (English)
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APR 04, 2016 WPS7621 Policy Research Working Paper
Impact of European Union membership on agriculture and rural development in newly acceded member states - drawing lessons for Serbia : policy note (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105069 Publication
Macro poverty outlook for Zimbabwe (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104809 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Swaziland (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104819 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Botswana (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104818 Working Paper
A slowdown in social gains (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104750 Brief Spanish, Portuguese
Results in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104764 Working Paper
Guinea-Bissau - Second Emergency Food Security Support Project (English)
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MAR 28, 2016 ICR3774 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Is random forest a superior methodology for predicting poverty ? an empirical assessment (English)
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MAR 18, 2016 WPS7612 Policy Research Working Paper
Robustness of shared prosperity estimates : how different methodological choices matter (English)
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MAR 18, 2016 WPS7611 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimating international poverty lines from comparable national thresholds (English)
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MAR 17, 2016 WPS7606 Policy Research Working Paper