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Ukraine - Country partnership framework for the period FY17-21 (English)

The Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Ukraine covers the 5 years from FY17 to FY21. The CPF is aligned with the objectives of the country’s development strategy as outlined in the Government Program and Action Plan adopted in April 2017 and is based on the findings and recommendations of the World Bank Group (WBG) Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) for Ukraine. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 114516 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

But … what is the poverty rate today? testing poverty nowcasting methods in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Poverty estimates usually lag behind two years, which makes it difficult to provide real-time poverty analysis to assess the impact of economic crisis and shocks among the less well-off, and subsequently limits policy responses. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8104 JUN 19, 2017

Caruso,German Daniel; Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Malasquez,Eduardo; Scot,Thiago; Castaneda, R. Andres Disclosed

Multidimensional poverty in the Philippines, 2004-13 : do choices for weighting, identification and aggregation matter ? (English)

Multidimensional poverty comparisons can be sensitive to the choice of welfare indicators, the weights assigned to the indicators, as well as the aggregate poverty measure used. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8099 JUN 09, 2017

Datt,Gaurav Disclosed

Chile - Transitioning to a prosperous society (English)

Three key characteristics help shed light on Chile’s development performance. First, strong institutions and sound macroeconomic policies have contributed to long-term economic growth. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 107903 JUN 06, 2017

Disclosed

Does fiscal policy benefit the poor and reduce inequality in Namibia? (English)

Reducing poverty and inequality continues to be an important national priority in Namibia. Vision 2030 – the country’s guiding development strategy – has a subordinate vision that points to several goals: “Poverty is reduced to the minimum, the existing pattern of income-distribution is equitable and disparity is at the minimum.” ... See More +

Working Paper 116029 JUN 01, 2017

Sulla,Victor; Zikhali,Precious; Schuler,Philip M.; Jellema,Jon Robbert Disclosed

Philippines monthly economic developments : June 2017 (English)

While the Philippine peso traded in May in a relatively stable foreign exchange market, it continues to depreciate on an annual basis. The Philippine stock exchange index (PSEi) rallied in May, as it benefited from strong foreign purchases. ... See More +

Newsletter 116227 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Pathways to prosperity in rural Malawi (English)

By most accounts, rural Malawi lacked dynamism in the past 15 years. Growth was mostly volatile, in large part due to unstable macroeconomic fundamentals evidenced by high inflation, fiscal deficits, and high interest rates. ... See More +

Publication 116657 MAY 31, 2017

Dabalen,Andrew L.; De La Fuente,Alejandro; Goyal,Aparajita; Karamba,R. Wendy; Nguyen,Nga Thi Viet; Tanaka,Tomomi Disclosed

Nigeria - Kaduna State Economic Transformation Program-for-Results Project (English)

The development objective of Kaduna State Economic Transformation Program-for-Results Project for Nigeria is to improve the business enabling environment and strengthen fiscal management and accountability in Kaduna State. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 115032 MAY 30, 2017

Disclosed

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

Program Information Document AB7888 MAY 24, 2017

Disclosed

Societal poverty : a relative and relevant measure (English)

Poverty lines are typically higher in richer countries, and lower in poorer ones, reflecting the relative nature of national assessments of who is considered poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8073 MAY 23, 2017

Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Prydz,Espen Beer Disclosed

When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (English)

The Dominican Republic has enjoyed one of the strongest growth rates in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the past 20 years. It also experiences high growth with limited poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 115257 MAY 23, 2017

Galrão Carneiro,Francisco (editor); Sirtaine,Sophie (editor) Disclosed

Brazil - Ceara Regional Economic Development Project (English)

Ratings of Ceara Regional Economic Development Project for Brazil were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4031 MAY 12, 2017

Disclosed

Kosovo - Country partnership framework for the period FY12-FY16 : IEG Review (English)

Kosovo is a lower middle income country. Due to its recent turbulent past, Kosovo is considered a fragile and conflict affected country. About 30 percent of the population lived in poverty and about 10 percent lived in extreme poverty in 2011. ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 115140 MAY 11, 2017

Disclosed

Nigeria - First Rural Access and Mobility Project (English)

Ratings for the First Rural Access and Mobility Project for Nigeria were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3131 MAY 10, 2017

Disclosed

Cambodia - Sustaining strong growth for the benefit of all (English)

Cambodia has become one of the world’s leaders in poverty reduction and shared prosperity. Cambodia sustained an average growth rate of 7.6 percent in 1994-2015, ranking sixth in the world, and has now become a lower middle-income economy. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 115189 MAY 09, 2017

Disclosed

Sao Tome and Principe - Second Strengthening Growth and Building Foundations for Poverty Reduction Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7885 MAY 02, 2017

Disclosed

Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : انځورپاڼې (Pashto)

A severe slow-down in Afghanistan's economic growth characterized the period between 2012 and 2014, the so called Transition period leading to the 2014 election and handover of security responsibility to Afghan forces. ... See More +

Working Paper 114741 MAY 02, 2017

Wieser,Christina; Rahimi,Ismail; Redaelli,Silvia Dari, English Disclosed

Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : Infographics (English)

A severe slow-down in Afghanistan's economic growth characterized the period between 2012 and 2014, the so called Transition period leading to the 2014 election and handover of security responsibility to Afghan forces. ... See More +

Working Paper 114741 MAY 02, 2017

Wieser,Christina; Rahimi,Ismail; Redaelli,Silvia Pashto, Dari Disclosed

Mali - First Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth Support Credit Project (English)

This program document presents the first Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth Support Operation (PRIGSO) in the amount of US$50 million equivalent to the Government of Mali (GoM). ... See More +

Program Document 106922 MAY 02, 2017

Disclosed

México - La pobreza en el estado de Oaxaca : evolución y perspectivas para una agenda de política social (Spanish)

El presente documento propone, para lograrlo, enfocar los esfuerzos hacia: (a) mejorar las capacidades y activos productivos de la población con mayor rezago para que ésta cuente con un piso mínimo de bienestar que le permita acceder a mejores y mayores oportunidades; y (b) identificar inversiones clave a realizarse en sectores estratégicos, que detonen el potencial productivo utilizando las capacidades de la población actualmente en pobreza. ... See More +

Working Paper 114833 MAY 01, 2017

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Szekely Pardo,Esteban Miguel; Flores Fragoso,Ivan; Leyson, Florencia; Mendoza, Pamela Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Ukraine - Country partnership framework for the period FY17-21 (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 114516 Country Assistance Strategy Document
But … what is the poverty rate today? testing poverty nowcasting methods in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 19, 2017 WPS8104 Policy Research Working Paper
Multidimensional poverty in the Philippines, 2004-13 : do choices for weighting, identification and aggregation matter ? (English)
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JUN 09, 2017 WPS8099 Policy Research Working Paper
Chile - Transitioning to a prosperous society (English)
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JUN 06, 2017 107903 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Does fiscal policy benefit the poor and reduce inequality in Namibia? (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116029 Working Paper
Philippines monthly economic developments : June 2017 (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116227 Newsletter
Pathways to prosperity in rural Malawi (English)
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MAY 31, 2017 116657 Publication
Nigeria - Kaduna State Economic Transformation Program-for-Results Project (English)
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MAY 30, 2017 115032 Project Appraisal Document
Liberia - Third Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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MAY 24, 2017 AB7888 Program Information Document
Societal poverty : a relative and relevant measure (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 WPS8073 Policy Research Working Paper
When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 115257 Publication
Brazil - Ceara Regional Economic Development Project (English)
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MAY 12, 2017 ICR4031 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Kosovo - Country partnership framework for the period FY12-FY16 : IEG Review (English)
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MAY 11, 2017 115140 CAS Completion Report Review
Nigeria - First Rural Access and Mobility Project (English)
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MAY 10, 2017 ICR3131 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Cambodia - Sustaining strong growth for the benefit of all (English)
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MAY 09, 2017 115189 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Sao Tome and Principe - Second Strengthening Growth and Building Foundations for Poverty Reduction Project (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 AB7885 Program Information Document
Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : انځورپاڼې (Pashto)
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MAY 02, 2017 114741 Working Paper Dari, English
Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : Infographics (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 114741 Working Paper Pashto, Dari
Mali - First Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth Support Credit Project (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 106922 Program Document
México - La pobreza en el estado de Oaxaca : evolución y perspectivas para una agenda de política social (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2017 114833 Working Paper