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São Tomé and Príncipe - Country Partnership Strategy FY2014-2018 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 89558 JUL 17, 2014

How survey-to-survey imputation can fail (English)

This paper proposes diagnostics to assess the accuracy of survey-to-survey imputation methods and applies them to examine why imputing from the Household Income and Expenditure Survey into the Labor Force Survey fails to accurately project poverty trends in Sri Lanka between 2006 and 2009. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6961 JUL 01, 2014

Newhouse, D.; Shivakumaran, S.; Takamatsu, S.; Yoshida, N.

Our daily bread : what is the evidence on comparing cash versus food transfers? (English)

This paper reviews key issues in the 'cash versus food' debate, including as they relate to political economy, theory, evidence, and practice. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89502 JUL 01, 2014

Gentilini, Ugo

Nigeria economic report no. 2 (English)

The Nigerian Economic Report (NER) is a regular publication of the World Bank. Each edition of the NER includes a macroeconomic overview and gives special attention to an additional topic of high policy relevance. ... See More +

Working Paper 89630 JUL 01, 2014

Nigeria - Community Based Poverty Reduction Project (English)

Ratings for the Community Based Poverty Reduction Project (CPRP) for Nigeria 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 moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 88077 JUN 30, 2014

Nigeria - Second National Fadama Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Second National Fadama Development Project for Nigeria were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 88958 JUN 26, 2014

Rural road development in India : an assessment of distribution of PMGSY project benefits in three states by gender and ascribed social groups (English)

In 2000, the Government of India launched the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (hereinafter PMGSY) with the primary objective of providing all-weather road connectivity (with necessary culverts and cross-drainage structures operable throughout the year), to eligible unconnected habitations in rural areas. ... See More +

Other Rural Study AUS5487 JUN 12, 2014

Peru - Second Social Inclusion Development Policy Loan Program (English)

Program Information Document AB7592 JUN 12, 2014

European Union (EU) Accession Countries - Poverty mapping of new members in EU : completion memo (English)

According to the latest data from Eurostat, more than 124 million people in the European Union, almost 25 percent of EU citizens, are at risk of poverty or social exclusio ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9402 JUN 11, 2014

India - Food security and nutrition in tribal areas (English)

This study seeks to examine how National Rural Livelihoods Mission or NRLM may be leveraged to improve food and nutrition security (FNS) in tribal areas, preferably in a manner that would enhance the effectiveness of the program's core livelihoods focus. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9269 JUN 10, 2014

Singh, Varun; Sen, Soham; Chatterjee, Meera

India - Mutisectoral nutrition action in Bihar (English)

India, currently, has one of the highest malnutrition rates in the world. One-third of its children are born with low birth-weight, 43 percent of children under five are underweight, 48 percent are stunted and 20 percent are wasted. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9155 JUN 09, 2014

Kathuria, Ashi Kohli; Khanna, Rajni

Rwanda - promoting agricultural growth : policy note : Rwanda - Promoting agricultural growth : recent performance, challenges and opportunities (English)

Rwanda is experiencing its best growth performance since independence. With average annual GDP growth rate of 8 percent and 5.2 percent for agricultural GDP from 1999-2012, Rwanda’s recent growth is a historical record. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9719 JUN 07, 2014

Philippines-Third Philippines Development Policy Loan : Philippines - Third Development Policy Loan Program (English)

Project Information Document AB7595 JUN 06, 2014

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project (English)

Project Information Document 88867 JUN 05, 2014

Rwanda - Country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-2018 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 88565 JUN 05, 2014

Philippines - Rural Development Program Project : integrated environmental and social safeguards framework (English)

The development objective of the Rural Development Program Project for Philippines is to increase rural incomes and enhance farm and fishery productivity in targeted areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4582 JUN 05, 2014

Brazil - Strengthening Fiscal Management and Promoting Better and More Inclusive Service Delivery Program (English)

Program Information Document AB7565 JUN 02, 2014

Economic inequality in the Arab region (English)

The paper uses harmonized household survey micro-data to assess the levels and determinants of economic inequality in 12 Arab countries. It focuses on the sources of rural-urban, as well as metropolitan-nonmetropolitan, inequalities and applies the unconditional quantile regression decomposition technique to analyze the welfare gaps across the entire distribution. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6911 JUN 01, 2014

Hassine, Nadia Belhaj

Poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Tajikistan : a diagnostic (English)

Tajikistan was one of the fastest growing countries in the Europe and Central Asia region during the last decade. The economic growth was widely shared by the population and as a result poverty (measured by the national poverty line) declined from 73 percent in 2003 to 47 percent in 2009 accompanied by falling inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6923 JUN 01, 2014

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Atamanov, Aziz; Rajabov, Alisher

Is green growth good for the poor ? (English)

The developing world is experiencing substantial environmental change, and climate change is likely to accelerate these processes in the coming decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6936 JUN 01, 2014

Dercon Stefan

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São Tomé and Príncipe - Country Partnership Strategy FY2014-2018 : chair summary (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 89558 Board Summary
How survey-to-survey imputation can fail (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6961 Policy Research Working Paper
Our daily bread : what is the evidence on comparing cash versus food transfers? (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89502 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Nigeria economic report no. 2 (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89630 Working Paper
Nigeria - Community Based Poverty Reduction Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2014 88077 Project Performance Assessment Report
Nigeria - Second National Fadama Development Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2014 88958 Project Performance Assessment Report
Rural road development in India : an assessment of distribution of PMGSY project benefits in three states by gender and ascribed social groups (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 AUS5487 Other Rural Study
Peru - Second Social Inclusion Development Policy Loan Program (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 AB7592 Program Information Document
European Union (EU) Accession Countries - Poverty mapping of new members in EU : completion memo (English)
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JUN 11, 2014 ACS9402 Working Paper
India - Food security and nutrition in tribal areas (English)
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JUN 10, 2014 ACS9269 Working Paper
India - Mutisectoral nutrition action in Bihar (English)
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JUN 09, 2014 ACS9155 Working Paper
Rwanda - promoting agricultural growth : policy note : Rwanda - Promoting agricultural growth : recent performance, challenges and opportunities (English)
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JUN 07, 2014 ACS9719 Working Paper
Philippines-Third Philippines Development Policy Loan : Philippines - Third Development Policy Loan Program (English)
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JUN 06, 2014 AB7595 Project Information Document
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project (English)
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JUN 05, 2014 88867 Project Information Document
Rwanda - Country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-2018 : chair summary (English)
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JUN 05, 2014 88565 Board Summary
Philippines - Rural Development Program Project : integrated environmental and social safeguards framework (English)
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JUN 05, 2014 E4582 Environmental Assessment
Brazil - Strengthening Fiscal Management and Promoting Better and More Inclusive Service Delivery Program (English)
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JUN 02, 2014 AB7565 Program Information Document
Economic inequality in the Arab region (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6911 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Tajikistan : a diagnostic (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6923 Policy Research Working Paper
Is green growth good for the poor ? (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6936 Policy Research Working Paper