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Tracing back the weather origins of human welfare: evidence from Mozambique (English)

Mozambique is among the African countries most exposed to weather-related hazards. Using detailed gridded precipitation data for individuals' birth-year and birth-district, this study investigates the effects of extreme rainfall anomalies around the time of birth on long-run well-being. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8167 AUG 14, 2017

Baez Ramirez,Javier Eduardo; Caruso,German Daniel; Niu,Chiyu Disclosed

Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? : ¿Ha sido limitado el crecimiento inclusivo en la República Dominicana por los mercados laborales? (Spanish)

The strong economic growth enjoyed by the Dominican Republic following its 2003 domestic crisis was not matched by similarly substantial progress in poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 117877 AUG 01, 2017

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Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? (English)

The strong economic growth enjoyed by the Dominican Republic following its 2003 domestic crisis was not matched by similarly substantial progress in poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 117877 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo : Géographie du bien-être au Bénin, au Burkina Faso, en Côte d’Ivoire et au Togo (French)

This report aims to assess the spatial disparities in economic development along four important dimensions: (i) It provides stylized facts of the underlying forces behind within-country inequality, namely natural endowment, agglomeration economies, and market access. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 118151 AUG 01, 2017

Nguyen,Nga Thi Viet; Dizon,Felipe Jr Fadullon Disclosed

The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo (English)

This report aims to assess the spatial disparities in economic development along four important dimensions: (i) It provides stylized facts of the underlying forces behind within-country inequality, namely natural endowment, agglomeration economies, and market access. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 118151 AUG 01, 2017

Nguyen,Nga Thi Viet; Dizon,Felipe Jr Fadullon Disclosed

A wake up call : Nigeria water supply, sanitation, and hygiene poverty diagnostic : A Wake up call : Nigeria Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (English)

This report offers an overview of the state of WASH services in the country. It draws from a number of national data sources, desk reviews, and original research to analyze service delivery in the country and assess the sector's performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 118241 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Liberia - Fourth Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document 118028 JUL 31, 2017

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East Asia and Pacific cities : expanding opportunities for the urban poor (English)

Urbanization in East Asia and the Pacific has created enormous opportunity for many. Yet the rapid growth of cities can also create challenges as national and local governments try to keep up with the needs of their growing populations. ... See More +

Publication 117827 JUL 27, 2017

Baker,Judy L.; Gadgil,Gauri Uday Disclosed

Tunisia - WASH and poverty diagnostic (Vol. 2) : Rapport des Comptes WASH (French)

The World Bank funded the present study, Tunisia water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) poverty diagnostics, to assist the Government of Tunisia with exploring the linkages between poverty and WASH services. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS17905 JUL 01, 2017

Tremolet,Sophie Cecile Marie Disclosed

Tunisia - WASH and poverty diagnostic : Synthèse et recommandations politiques (French)

The World Bank funded the present study, Tunisia water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) poverty diagnostics, to assist the Government of Tunisia with exploring the linkages between poverty and WASH services. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS17905 JUL 01, 2017

Tremolet,Sophie Cecile Marie Disclosed

Climbing higher : toward a middle-income Nepal : उच्च आरोहण: मध्यआय मुलुकतर्फको दिशामा (Nepali)

Nepal's recent history of development is marred by a paradox. Many countries in the world have experienced rapid growth but modest poverty reduction, as income has increasingly concentrated in the hands of the wealthy. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 115156 JUL 01, 2017

Cosic,Damir; Dahal,Sudyumna; Kitzmuller,Markus Disclosed

Assessing Africa's policies and institutions : 2016 CPIA results for Africa (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa faced another challenging year in 2016. Economic activity continued to weaken, amid less favorable terms of trade, slowdown in global growth, and difficult domestic conditions. ... See More +

Working Paper 117514 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Assessing Africa's policies and institutions : 2016 CPIA results for Africa : Évaluation des politiques et des institutions en Afrique : Résultats de la CPIA 2016 pour l'Afrique (French)

Sub-Saharan Africa faced another challenging year in 2016. Economic activity continued to weaken, amid less favorable terms of trade, slowdown in global growth, and difficult domestic conditions. ... See More +

Working Paper 117514 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Evaluation of the Village Financial Assistance Program in Aceh province (Bantuan Keuangan Peumakmu Gampong, BKPG) (English)

The Village Financial Assistance Program (Bantuan Keuangan Peumakmu Gampong, BKPG) began in 2009. Through the BKPG program, the Government of Aceh intends to accelerate development and poverty reduction while strengthening the capacity of village governments to deliver needed services. ... See More +

Working Paper 117798 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Beneficiary Assessment of PNPM/RES PEK : Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung (English)

In Papua and West Papua, PNPM Rural is implemented together with RESPEK (Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung, or the Village Development Strategic Plan), a CDD program at the provincial level. ... See More +

Working Paper 117801 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Beneficiary Assessment of PNPM/RES PEK : Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung : Studi Penilaian Penerima Manfaat PNPM/RESPEK Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung (Bahasa (Indonesian))

In Papua and West Papua, PNPM Rural is implemented together with RESPEK (Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung, or the Village Development Strategic Plan), a CDD program at the provincial level. ... See More +

Working Paper 117801 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

The World Bank in India newsletter vol. 16 (no. 1) (English)

Some of the headings included in this newsletter of the World Bank in India are: making India’s cities livable; pathways to prosperity – World Bank series; skilling India; development dialogue: is a college degree worth it? ... See More +

Newsletter 118211 JUL 01, 2017

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Assessing the global economic and poverty effects of antimicrobial resistance (English)

This paper assesses the potential impact of antimicrobial resistance on global economic growth and poverty. The analysis uses a global computable general equilibrium model and a microsimulation framework that together capture impact channels related to health, mortality, labor productivity, health care financing, and production in the livestock and other sectors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8133 JUN 30, 2017

Ahmed,Syud Amer; Baris,Enis; Go,Delfin Sia; Lofgren,Hans; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Thierfelder,Karen E. Disclosed

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Tracing back the weather origins of human welfare: evidence from Mozambique (English)
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AUG 14, 2017 WPS8167 Policy Research Working Paper
Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? : ¿Ha sido limitado el crecimiento inclusivo en la República Dominicana por los mercados laborales? (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2017 117877 Working Paper
Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 117877 Working Paper
The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo : Géographie du bien-être au Bénin, au Burkina Faso, en Côte d’Ivoire et au Togo (French)
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AUG 01, 2017 118151 Other Poverty Study
The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118151 Other Poverty Study
A wake up call : Nigeria water supply, sanitation, and hygiene poverty diagnostic : A Wake up call : Nigeria Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118241 Working Paper
Liberia - Fourth Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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JUL 31, 2017 118028 Program Information Document
East Asia and Pacific cities : expanding opportunities for the urban poor (English)
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JUL 27, 2017 117827 Publication
Vietnam - Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : additional financing - procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự Án Giảm Nghèo Giai Đoạn Thứ Hai Tỉnh Lai Châu : thêm tài chính - kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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JUL 03, 2017 117152 Procurement Plan
Tunisia - WASH and poverty diagnostic (Vol. 2) : Rapport des Comptes WASH (French)
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JUL 01, 2017 ACS17905 Working Paper
Tunisia - WASH and poverty diagnostic : Synthèse et recommandations politiques (French)
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JUL 01, 2017 ACS17905 Working Paper
Climbing higher : toward a middle-income Nepal : उच्च आरोहण: मध्यआय मुलुकतर्फको दिशामा (Nepali)
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JUL 01, 2017 115156 Country Economic Memorandum
Assessing Africa's policies and institutions : 2016 CPIA results for Africa (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117514 Working Paper
Assessing Africa's policies and institutions : 2016 CPIA results for Africa : Évaluation des politiques et des institutions en Afrique : Résultats de la CPIA 2016 pour l'Afrique (French)
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JUL 01, 2017 117514 Working Paper
Evaluation of the Village Financial Assistance Program in Aceh province (Bantuan Keuangan Peumakmu Gampong, BKPG) (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117798 Working Paper
Beneficiary Assessment of PNPM/RES PEK : Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117801 Working Paper
Beneficiary Assessment of PNPM/RES PEK : Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung : Studi Penilaian Penerima Manfaat PNPM/RESPEK Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JUL 01, 2017 117801 Working Paper
Vietnam - Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : additional financing : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Tài trợ bổ sung cho Dự án Giảm nghèo vùng núi phía bắc : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese,English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117791 Procurement Plan
The World Bank in India newsletter vol. 16 (no. 1) (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 118211 Newsletter
Assessing the global economic and poverty effects of antimicrobial resistance (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 WPS8133 Policy Research Working Paper