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School dropout in Central America : an overview of trends, causes, consequences, and promising interventions (English)

School dropout is a growing concern in Central America, and in Latin America as a whole, because of its consequences for economic productivity, the inclusiveness of growth, social cohesion, and increasing youth risks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7561 FEB 09, 2016

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Szekely,Miguel

Uzbekistan - Modernizing Higher Education Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA12149 FEB 09, 2016

How much teachers know and how much it matters in class : analyzing three rounds of subject-specific test score data of Indonesian students and teachers (English)

Improving the quality of education is one of today's main challenges for governments in the developing world. Based on a unique matched student-to-teacher panel data set on test scores this paper presents two empirical results for Indonesia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7556 FEB 02, 2016

De Ree,Joppe Jaitze

Kenya - Can the private sector help train youth for jobs? (English)

The World Bank is committed to working with governments to give everyone the ability to lead productive and healthy lives and getting youth ready for and in jobs is part of this. ... See More +

Brief 103114 FEB 01, 2016

Cognitive and non-cognitive skills for the Peruvian labor market : addressing measurement error through latent skills estimations (English)

Evidence from developed country data suggests that cognitive and non-cognitive skills contribute to improved labor market outcomes. This paper tests this hypothesis in a developing country by using an individual-level data set from Peru that incorporates modules to measure cognitive and non-cognitive skills. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7550 FEB 01, 2016

Cunningham,Wendy; Parra Torrado,Mónica; Sarzosa,Miguel Alonso

Vietnam - Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Ethnic minorities development plan of Ha Tinh Province (English)

The Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project provides a better access to land services for all people regardless of their living place and their ethnic group. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1731 JAN 21, 2016

Nguyen,Phuong Thu

Vietnam - Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2) : Ethnic minorities development plan of an Giang Province (English)

The Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project provides a better access to land services for all people regardless of their living place and their ethnic group. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1731 JAN 21, 2016

Nguyen,Phuong Thu

Vietnam - Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minorities development plan of Thai Nguyen Province (English)

The Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project provides a better access to land services for all people regardless of their living place and their ethnic group. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1731 JAN 21, 2016

Nguyen,Phuong Thu

Out of school and out of work : risk and opportunities for Latin America’s ninis (English)

This study aims to provide policy makers in the region with analysis of the nini issue and options for addressing it in their countries. To do so, the study undertakes a comprehensive diagnosis quantifying the problem, develops a conceptual framework identifying the determinants of youths’ choices, uses all the available data to test the theoretical implications, and reviews the evidence regarding interventions that have proven effective in keeping youth in school and helping them become employed. ... See More +

Publication 99447 JAN 15, 2016

De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Rogers,F. Halsey; Székely, Miguel Spanish

OECS Countries - Support to Implementation of the Regional Education Strategy Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC16599 JAN 14, 2016

OECS Countries - Support to Implementation of the Regional Education Strategy Project (English)

Project Information Document PIDC53660 JAN 13, 2016

The role of preschool quality in promoting child development : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)

This paper reports on the quality of early childhood education in rural Indonesia. On average, the paper finds that centers created under the Indonesia Early Childhood Education and Development Project provide higher quality services than other types of preschools, as measured by a comprehensive instrument of preschool quality based on direct observation of classrooms in session (the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-Revised). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7529 JAN 05, 2016

Brinkman,Sally Anne; Hasan,Amer; Jung,Haeil; Kinnell,Angela; Nakajima,Nozomi; Pradhan,Menno Prasad

Skills for work in Bulgaria : the relationship between cognitive and socioemotional skills and labor market outcomes (English)

Bulgaria is undergoing both a rapid demographic transition and a significant structural shift in its economy. Increasing longevity combined with low fertility and emigration have made Bulgaria’s age structure increasingly top-heavy and its dependency ratios higher. ... See More +

Working Paper 102627 JAN 01, 2016

Levin,Victoria; Guallar Artal,Silvia; Safir,Abla Bulgarian

Teacher performance in Bihar, India : implications for education (English)

The overarching objective of the World Bank Group’s support to India and its low-income states is to support poverty reduction and shared prosperity. ... See More +

Publication 102726 JAN 01, 2016

Sinha,Shabnam; Banerji,Rukmini; Wadhwa, Wilima

Vietnam - Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 5) : Ethnic minorities development plan of Quang Binh province (English)

The Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project provides a better access to land services for all people regardless of their living place and their ethnic group. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1731 JAN 01, 2016

Nguyen,Phuong Thu

Vietnam - Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 4) : Ethnic minorities development plan of Khanh Hoa province (English)

The Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project provides a better access to land services for all people regardless of their living place and their ethnic group. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1731 JAN 01, 2016

Nguyen,Phuong Thu

Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2) : Ethnic minority development plan for sub-project in Tra Vinh and Vinh Long provinces (English)

The development objective of the Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project for Vietnam is to enhance the capacity to manage and adapt to climate change by improving planning, promoting resilient rural livelihoods, and constructing climate smart infrastructure in select provinces in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1728 JAN 01, 2016

Dinh,Quyen Thuy

India : Skills strengthening for industrial value enhancement program : integrated safeguards data sheet concept stage (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 102323 DEC 29, 2015

Understanding the trends in learning outcomes in Argentina, 2000 to 2012 (English)

This paper seeks to understand what drove the trends in learning outcomes in Argentina between 2000 and 2012, using data from four rounds of the Program for International Student Assessment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7518 DEC 17, 2015

De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Holland,Peter Anthony; Troiano,Sara

Moldova - Moldova Education Reform Project (MERP) : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 102165 DEC 17, 2015

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School dropout in Central America : an overview of trends, causes, consequences, and promising interventions (English)
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FEB 09, 2016 WPS7561 Policy Research Working Paper
Uzbekistan - Modernizing Higher Education Project (English)
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FEB 09, 2016 ISDSA12149 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
How much teachers know and how much it matters in class : analyzing three rounds of subject-specific test score data of Indonesian students and teachers (English)
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FEB 02, 2016 WPS7556 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - Can the private sector help train youth for jobs? (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103114 Brief
Cognitive and non-cognitive skills for the Peruvian labor market : addressing measurement error through latent skills estimations (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 WPS7550 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Ethnic minorities development plan of Ha Tinh Province (English)
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JAN 21, 2016 SFG1731 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Vietnam - Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2) : Ethnic minorities development plan of an Giang Province (English)
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JAN 21, 2016 SFG1731 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Vietnam - Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minorities development plan of Thai Nguyen Province (English)
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JAN 21, 2016 SFG1731 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Out of school and out of work : risk and opportunities for Latin America’s ninis (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 99447 Publication Spanish
OECS Countries - Support to Implementation of the Regional Education Strategy Project (English)
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JAN 14, 2016 ISDSC16599 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
OECS Countries - Support to Implementation of the Regional Education Strategy Project (English)
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JAN 13, 2016 PIDC53660 Project Information Document
The role of preschool quality in promoting child development : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)
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JAN 05, 2016 WPS7529 Policy Research Working Paper
Skills for work in Bulgaria : the relationship between cognitive and socioemotional skills and labor market outcomes (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102627 Working Paper Bulgarian
Teacher performance in Bihar, India : implications for education (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102726 Publication
Vietnam - Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 5) : Ethnic minorities development plan of Quang Binh province (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 SFG1731 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Vietnam - Improved Land Governance and Database (VILG) Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 4) : Ethnic minorities development plan of Khanh Hoa province (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 SFG1731 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2) : Ethnic minority development plan for sub-project in Tra Vinh and Vinh Long provinces (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 SFG1728 Indigenous Peoples Plan
India : Skills strengthening for industrial value enhancement program : integrated safeguards data sheet concept stage (English)
See More +
DEC 29, 2015 102323 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Understanding the trends in learning outcomes in Argentina, 2000 to 2012 (English)
See More +
DEC 17, 2015 WPS7518 Policy Research Working Paper
Moldova - Moldova Education Reform Project (MERP) : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 17, 2015 102165 Procurement Plan