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Benin economic update (Fall 2014) : Le point de la situation économique du Bénin (Automne 2014) (French)

Benin has made substantial progress over the past decade in reinforcing macroeconomic stability, which has laid the foundation for modest but accelerating growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 91655 OCT 23, 2014

Toure, Boulel; MacWilliam, David Cal

Statement by Guido Mantega at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Guy Ryder, at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. One year since the World Bank Group (WBG) established its twin goals of eliminating extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity, it is a good occasion to make an initial assessment of the achievements so far and the remaining challenges. ... See More +

Board Report 91398 OCT 11, 2014

Mantega, Guido

Statement by Kanayo Nwanze at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Kanayo Nwanze, at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. In May 2013, the report of the high-level panel of eminent persons on the post-2015 Development Agenda (HLP) acknowledged that poverty is often characterized by exclusion both from decisions and from full participation in civil, social and cultural life. ... See More +

Board Report 91399 OCT 11, 2014

Nwanze, Kanayo

Mozambique-Tenth Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC X) (English)

Project Information Document AB7655 OCT 09, 2014

A measured approach to ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity : concepts, data, and the twin goals (English)

Although poverty reduction has been a mainstay of its work for decades, the World Bank has for the first time, committed to a specific poverty reduction target to guide its work. ... See More +

Publication 91350 OCT 08, 2014

Jolliffe, Dean; Lanjouw Peter; Chen, Shaohua; Kraay, Aart; Meyer, Christian; Negre, Mario; Prydz, Espen; Vakis, Renos; Wethli, Kyla

Simulating distributional impacts of macro-dynamics : theory and practical applications (English)

The automated DEC poverty tables (ADePT) simulation module, one of several modules in the ADePT platform, offers a useful methodological framework for analysts interested in measuring how macroeconomic projections may affect households. ... See More +

Publication 91348 OCT 07, 2014

Olivieri, Sergio; Radyakin, Sergiy; Kolenikov, Stainslav; Lokshin, Michael; Narayan, Ambar; Sanchez-Paramo, Carolina

Agricultural productivity, hired labor, wages and poverty : evidence from Bangladesh (English)

This paper provides evidence on the effects of agricultural productivity on wage rates, labor supply to market oriented activities, and labor allocation between own farming and wage labor in agriculture. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7056 OCT 01, 2014

Emran, Shahe; Shilpi, Forhad

Non-farm enterprises in rural Africa : new empirical evidence (English)

Although non-farm enterprises are ubiquitous in rural Sub-Saharan Africa, little is yet known about them. The motivation for households to operate enterprises, how productive they are, and why they exit the market are neglected questions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7066 OCT 01, 2014

Nagler, Paula; Naude, Wim

India - Country snapshot (English)

India's progress in economic and human development is one of the most significant global achievements of recent times. Between 2005 and 2010, India’s share of global GDP increased from 1.8 to 2.7 percent, and 53 million people were lifted out of poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 91626 OCT 01, 2014

Guatemala - Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 91649 OCT 01, 2014

Africa's Pulse (English)

This issue is an analysis of issues shaping Africa's economic future. Growth remains stable in Sub-Saharan Africa. Some countries are seeing a slowdown, but the region's economic prospects remain broadly favorable. ... See More +

Newsletter 91207 OCT 01, 2014

Montenegro - EU and IPA Agriculture and Rural Development Institution Building Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 91138 SEP 26, 2014

India - Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC1046 SEP 17, 2014

India - Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project for India is to enable selected poor households to diversify and enhance sources of income and secure increased access to human development services and social entitlements. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4644 SEP 12, 2014

Well begun but not yet done : progress and emerging challenges for poverty reduction in Vietnam (English)

Vietnam has built a remarkable record of economic growth and poverty reduction over the last two decades. Using a poverty line set in the 1990s and since updated, Vietnam’s poverty rate fell from 58 percent in the early 1990s to 14 percent by 2008 and had fallen to well below 10 percent in 2010. ... See More +

Publication 90594 SEP 09, 2014

Kozel, Valerie

Ukraine - Poverty & shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on Ukraine displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91495 SEP 08, 2014

Tajikistan - Poverty & shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on Tajikistan displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91493 SEP 08, 2014

Turkey - Poverty & shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on Turkey displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91494 SEP 08, 2014

Serbia - Poverty & shared prosperity at a glance (English)

This brief on Serbia displays the trends, performance, demographics, contributors, and national data related to poverty and prosperity development. ... See More +

Brief 91490 SEP 08, 2014

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Benin economic update (Fall 2014) : Le point de la situation économique du Bénin (Automne 2014) (French)
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OCT 23, 2014 91655 Working Paper
Statement by Guido Mantega at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91398 Board Report
Statement by Kanayo Nwanze at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91399 Board Report
Mozambique-Tenth Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC X) (English)
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OCT 09, 2014 AB7655 Project Information Document
A measured approach to ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity : concepts, data, and the twin goals (English)
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OCT 08, 2014 91350 Publication
Simulating distributional impacts of macro-dynamics : theory and practical applications (English)
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OCT 07, 2014 91348 Publication
Agricultural productivity, hired labor, wages and poverty : evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7056 Policy Research Working Paper
Non-farm enterprises in rural Africa : new empirical evidence (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7066 Policy Research Working Paper
Guatemala - Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala : Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) : Guatemala : Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala - Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91647 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
India - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91626 Working Paper
Guatemala - Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala Project (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91649 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Africa's Pulse (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91207 Newsletter
Montenegro - EU and IPA Agriculture and Rural Development Institution Building Project (English)
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SEP 26, 2014 91138 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
India - Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project (English)
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SEP 17, 2014 ISDSC1046 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
India - Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Social management framework (English)
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SEP 12, 2014 E4644 Environmental Assessment
Well begun but not yet done : progress and emerging challenges for poverty reduction in Vietnam (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 90594 Publication
Ukraine - Poverty & shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 08, 2014 91495 Brief
Tajikistan - Poverty & shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 08, 2014 91493 Brief
Turkey - Poverty & shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 08, 2014 91494 Brief
Serbia - Poverty & shared prosperity at a glance (English)
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SEP 08, 2014 91490 Brief