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Azerbaijan - Second Education Sector Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90761 SEP 16, 2014

Bangladesh-AF Bangladesh - Primary Education Development Program III (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet AC7141 SEP 10, 2014

Bangladesh - Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Harmonized social management framework (English)

The development objectives of the Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project for Bangladesh are to: (i) increase the number of children enrolled and completing primary education; (ii) reduce social and regional disparities; and (iii) improve the measurement of student learning and quality of the teaching and learning environment. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4639 SEP 09, 2014

The impact of vocational training for the unemployed : experimental evidence from Turkey (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed : Experimental Evidence from Turkey, conducted between between 2010 and 2011 in Turkey. ... See More +

Brief 90359 SEP 02, 2014

Hirshleifer, Sarojini; McKenzie, David; Almeida, Rita; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal

The Impact of an Adolescent Girls Employment Program (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, The impact of an adolescent girls employment program : the EPAG project in Liberia, conducted between between 2010 and 2011 in Liberia. ... See More +

Brief 90358 SEP 02, 2014

Adoho, Franck ; Chakravarty, Shubha ; Korkoyah, Dala T. ; Lundberg, Mattias ; Tasneem, Afia

Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : lessons from Ethiopia (English)

Ethiopia, like most developing countries, has opted to deliver services such as basic education, primary health care, agricultural extension advice, water, and rural roads through a highly decentralized system (Manor 1999; Treisman 2007). ... See More +

Publication 90430 SEP 02, 2014

The permanent input hypothesis : the case of textbooks and (no) student learning in Sierra Leone (English)

A textbook provision program in Sierra Leone demonstrates how volatility in the flow of government-provided learning inputs to schools can induce storage of these inputs by school administrators to smooth future consumption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7021 SEP 01, 2014

Sabarwal, Shwetlena; Evans, David K.; Marshak, Anastasia

Cost-effectiveness measurement in development : accounting for local costs and noisy impacts (English)

As evidence from rigorous impact evaluations grows in development, there have been more calls to complement impact evaluation analysis with cost analysis, so that policy makers can make investment decisions based on costs as well as impacts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7027 SEP 01, 2014

Evans, David K.; Popova, Anna

Comparable estimates of returns to schooling around the world (English)

Rates of return to investments in schooling have been estimated since the late 1950s. In the 60-plus year history of such estimates, there have been several attempts to synthesize the empirical results to ascertain patterns. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7020 SEP 01, 2014

Montenegro, Claudio E.; Patrinos, Harry Anthony

Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) status of pilot implementation (English)

The status of pilot implementation provides various projects with details, implementation updates, and emerging findings. Those projects include Female youth employment initiative (FYEI) of Afghanistan, Adolescent girls initiative of Haiti, New work opportunities for women (NOW) of Jordan, Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) –PDR of Lao, Economic empowerment of adolescent girls and young women (EPAG) of Liberia, Adolescent girls employment initiative (AGEI) of Nepal, Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) of Rwanda, and Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) of South Sudan. ... See More +

Working Paper 90767 SEP 01, 2014

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Second Global Partnership for Education Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90167 AUG 26, 2014

Leveling the playing field : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations on education (English)

Progress toward gender equality over the past two decades is most evident in education goals, as primary and secondary school enrollment rates are now the same for boys and girls in many countries. ... See More +

Brief 89994 AUG 07, 2014

Parsons, Jennifer; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

Egypt : inequality of opportunity in education (English)

The paper examines the levels and trends in access to education and educational outcomes across generations of Egyptian youth. Examination of three cohorts of individuals aged 21 to 24 (born between 1964 and 1967, 1974 and 1977, and 1982 and 1985) shows that access to education has substantially improved during the last three decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6996 AUG 01, 2014

Ersado, Lire; Gignoux, Jeremie

Armenia - Second Education Quality and Relevance Project, Education Improvement Project (English)

On May 16, 2014, the Inspection Panel received a request for Inspection of the Armenia: Second Education Quality and Relevance Project, APL 2 (EQRP 2) and the Education Improvement Project (EIP). ... See More +

Inspection Panel Report and Recommendation 89836 AUG 01, 2014

Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger : Forced displacement of and potential solutions for IDPS and refugees in the Sahel (English)

A development response to forced displacement in the Sahel requires a regional approach. Such an approach would have the benefits of being able to: (i) overcome challenges relating to cross--- border movements, (ii) obtain commitments by host governments to support the prospects of displaced from neighboring countries and (iii) facilitate common approaches, shared conceptualization and learning. ... See More +

Working Paper 89951 AUG 01, 2014

School autonomy and accountability in Thailand: a systems approach for assessing policy intent and implementation (English)

There is a consensus on the need for Thailand to reform its education system to be able to compete with other high performing countries in the region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7012 AUG 01, 2014

Arcia, Gustavo; MacDonald, Kevin; Patrinos, Harry Anthony

Nepal - Higher Education Reforms Project : environmental management framework (English)

The development objective of the Higher Education Reforms Project for Nepal is to support reforms for improving quality, relevance, equity, and efficiency of the higher education sector. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4641 AUG 01, 2014

Cambodia - Second Education Sector Support Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90765 JUL 31, 2014

Mali - Education For All Emergency Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)

Procurement Plan 89835 JUL 23, 2014

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Azerbaijan - Second Education Sector Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 16, 2014 90761 Procurement Plan
Bangladesh-AF Bangladesh - Primary Education Development Program III (English)
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SEP 10, 2014 AC7141 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Bangladesh - Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Harmonized social management framework (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 E4639 Environmental Assessment
The impact of vocational training for the unemployed : experimental evidence from Turkey (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90359 Brief
The Impact of an Adolescent Girls Employment Program (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90358 Brief
Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : lessons from Ethiopia (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90430 Publication
The permanent input hypothesis : the case of textbooks and (no) student learning in Sierra Leone (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7021 Policy Research Working Paper
Cost-effectiveness measurement in development : accounting for local costs and noisy impacts (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7027 Policy Research Working Paper
Comparable estimates of returns to schooling around the world (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7020 Policy Research Working Paper
Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) status of pilot implementation (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 90767 Working Paper
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Second Global Partnership for Education Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 26, 2014 90167 Procurement Plan
Niger - Skills Development For Growth Project : procurement plan : Pour des marches dans le cadre des projets approuves apres (French)
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AUG 21, 2014 90102 Procurement Plan
Leveling the playing field : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations on education (English)
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AUG 07, 2014 89994 Brief
Egypt : inequality of opportunity in education (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS6996 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Second Education Quality and Relevance Project, Education Improvement Project (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 89836 Inspection Panel Report and Recommendation
Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger : Forced displacement of and potential solutions for IDPS and refugees in the Sahel (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 89951 Working Paper
School autonomy and accountability in Thailand: a systems approach for assessing policy intent and implementation (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7012 Policy Research Working Paper
Nepal - Higher Education Reforms Project : environmental management framework (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 E4641 Environmental Assessment
Cambodia - Second Education Sector Support Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 90765 Procurement Plan
Mali - Education For All Emergency Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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JUL 23, 2014 89835 Procurement Plan