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Model and methods for estimating the number of people living in extreme poverty because of the direct impacts of natural disasters (English)

Natural disasters have an impact on poverty through many different channels -- economic growth, health, schooling, behaviors -- that are difficult to quantify. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7887 NOV 14, 2016

Rozenberg,Julie; Hallegatte,Stephane Disclosed

New rural access index : main determinants and correlation to poverty (English)

Transport connectivity is essential to sustain inclusive growth in developing countries, where many rural populations and businesses are still considered to be unconnected to the domestic, regional, or global market. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7876 NOV 02, 2016

Iimi,Atsushi; Ahmed,A.K. Farhad; Anderson,Edward Charles; Diehl,Adam Stone; Maiyo,Laban; Peralta Quiros,Tatiana; Rao,Kulwinder Singh Disclosed

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

This program document proposes a Third Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation (PRSDPO-III) to the Republic of Liberia for SDR 28.7 million (US$40 million equivalent) in grants which includes US$8 million from the Crisis Response Window (CRW). ... See More +

Program Document 105163 OCT 21, 2016

Disclosed

Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity : Հայաստան - Աղքատության նվազեցում եւ ընդհանուր բարեկեցության (Luhya,Armenian)

Economic growth translated into higher levels of consumption for all parts of the welfare distribution and lower poverty. Consumption growth for the bottom 40 was lower than for the total of the population. ... See More +

Working Paper 108742 OCT 04, 2016

Sinha,Nistha; Meyer,Moritz; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; ErvynKhan, Kadeem; Tsirunyan,Sasun A. Disclosed

Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity (English)

Economic growth translated into higher levels of consumption for all parts of the welfare distribution and lower poverty. Consumption growth for the bottom 40 was lower than for the total of the population. ... See More +

Working Paper 108742 OCT 04, 2016

Sinha,Nistha; Meyer,Moritz; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; ErvynKhan, Kadeem; Tsirunyan,Sasun A. Disclosed

Retooling poverty targeting using out-of-sample validation and machine learning (English)

Proxy means test (PMT) poverty targeting tools have become common tools for beneficiary targeting and poverty assessment where full means tests are costly. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7849 OCT 04, 2016

Mcbride,Linden; Nichols,Austin Disclosed

Rwanda - Third Social Protection System Support Project (English)

The development objective of the Third Social Protection System Support Project for Rwanda is to support the Government of Rwanda to improve the efficiency, accountability and coverage of its social protection system. ... See More +

Program Document 108935 OCT 03, 2016

Disclosed

Vietnam - Systematic Country Diagnostic : Tiếp bước thành công : Nhóm ưu tiên tăng trưởng toàn diện và bền vữn g (Vietnamese)

Vietnam is a leading case of a country that has achieved rapid growth, poverty reduction, and shared prosperity. Vietnam’s past achievements came through a combination of different developments. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 108348 OCT 01, 2016

Eckardt,Sebastian; Demombynes,Gabriel; Chandrasekharan Behr,Diji English Disclosed

Laos - Third Poverty Reduction Support Operation Series Project (English)

Ratings for the Third Poverty Reduction Support Operation Series Project for Lao People's Democratic Republic were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was Significant, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report 108561 SEP 30, 2016

Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 : Rapport annuel 2016 de la Banque mondiale (French)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, English Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 : World Bank annual report 2016 : organizational information and lending data appendixes (Arabic)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 : Informe anual 2016 del Banco Mundial (Spanish)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 : Годовой отчет Всемирного банка 2016 (Russian)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 : Relatório anual de 2016 do Banco Mundial (Portuguese)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Is predicted data a viable alternative to real data ? (English)

It is costly to collect the household- and individual-level data that underlies official estimates of poverty and health. For this reason, developing countries often do not have the budget to update their estimates of poverty and health regularly, even though these estimates are most needed there. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7841 SEP 28, 2016

Fujii,Tomoki; Van Der Weide,Roy Disclosed

Constructing robust poverty trends in the Islamic Republic of Iran : 2008-14 (English)

This paper constructs and tests the robustness of consistently measured poverty trends in the Islamic Republic of Iran after 2008, using international poverty lines based on U.S. dollars at 2011 purchasing power parity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7836 SEP 27, 2016

Atamanov,Aziz; Mostafavi,Mohammad-Hadi; Salehi Isfahani,Djavad; Vishwanath,Tara Disclosed

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

Program Information Document AB7835 SEP 23, 2016

Disclosed

Ukraine economic update (September 22, 2016) (English)

The economy has stabilized in 2016, but significant economic recovery and growth have not yet taken hold due to limited reforms, weak external demand, and the smoldering conflict. ... See More +

Brief 108697 SEP 22, 2016

Disclosed

Trends and drivers of poverty reduction in Nepal : a historical perspective (English)

Nepal made remarkable progress in poverty reduction between 1995 and 2010, a period coinciding with a decade-long violent conflict followed by tumultuous post-conflict recovery. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7830 SEP 21, 2016

Uematsu,Hiroki; Shidiq,Akhmad Rizal; Tiwari,Sailesh Disclosed

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Model and methods for estimating the number of people living in extreme poverty because of the direct impacts of natural disasters (English)
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NOV 14, 2016 WPS7887 Policy Research Working Paper
New rural access index : main determinants and correlation to poverty (English)
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NOV 02, 2016 WPS7876 Policy Research Working Paper
Liberia - Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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OCT 21, 2016 105163 Program Document
Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity : Հայաստան - Աղքատության նվազեցում եւ ընդհանուր բարեկեցության (Luhya,Armenian)
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OCT 04, 2016 108742 Working Paper
Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity (English)
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OCT 04, 2016 108742 Working Paper
Retooling poverty targeting using out-of-sample validation and machine learning (English)
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OCT 04, 2016 WPS7849 Policy Research Working Paper
Rwanda - Third Social Protection System Support Project (English)
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OCT 03, 2016 108935 Program Document
Vietnam - Systematic Country Diagnostic : Tiếp bước thành công : Nhóm ưu tiên tăng trưởng toàn diện và bền vữn g (Vietnamese)
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OCT 01, 2016 108348 Systematic Country Diagnostic English
Laos - Third Poverty Reduction Support Operation Series Project (English)
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SEP 30, 2016 108561 Implementation Completion and Results Report
World Bank annual report 2016 : Rapport annuel 2016 de la Banque mondiale (French)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, English
World Bank annual report 2016 : World Bank annual report 2016 : organizational information and lending data appendixes (Arabic)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World Bank annual report 2016 : Informe anual 2016 del Banco Mundial (Spanish)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World Bank annual report 2016 : Годовой отчет Всемирного банка 2016 (Russian)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, French, Chinese, English
World Bank annual report 2016 : Relatório anual de 2016 do Banco Mundial (Portuguese)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Is predicted data a viable alternative to real data ? (English)
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SEP 28, 2016 WPS7841 Policy Research Working Paper
Constructing robust poverty trends in the Islamic Republic of Iran : 2008-14 (English)
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SEP 27, 2016 WPS7836 Policy Research Working Paper
Liberia - Third Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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SEP 23, 2016 AB7835 Program Information Document
Ukraine economic update (September 22, 2016) (English)
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SEP 22, 2016 108697 Brief
Vietnam - Second Phase of Poverty Reduction Project : additional finance for Hoa Binh - procurement plan : Việt Nam - Giảm nghèo lần thứ hai : tài chính bổ sung vì tỉnh Hòa Bình - kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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SEP 21, 2016 108724 Procurement Plan
Trends and drivers of poverty reduction in Nepal : a historical perspective (English)
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SEP 21, 2016 WPS7830 Policy Research Working Paper