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Who escaped poverty and who was left behind ? a non-parametric approach to explore welfare dynamics using cross-sections (English)

This paper proposes a non-parametric adaptation of a recently developed parametric technique to produce point estimates of intra-generational economic mobility in the absence of panel data sets that follow individuals over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8220 OCT 16, 2017

Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro Disclosed

Fiscal incidence in Belarus : a commitment to equity analysis (English)

The paper employs the Commitment to Equity framework to present a first attempt at a comprehensive fiscal incidence analysis for Belarus, encompassing the revenue and expenditures components of the fiscal system, including direct and indirect taxes, as well as direct, indirect, and in-kind transfers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8216 OCT 12, 2017

Bornukova,Kateryna; Shymanovich,Gleb; Chubrik,Alexander Disclosed

Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan for Shengavit Complex Social Services Territorial Center (English)

The objectives of the Second Social Protection Administration Project are to: (i) improve social protection service delivery and (ii) strengthen analytical and monitoring and evaluation functions of the agenciesdelivering social protection benefits and services.Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: waste collection and disposal pathways and sites will be identified for all major waste types expected from demolition and construction activities; mineral construction and demolition wastes will be separated from general refuse, organic, liquid and chemical wastes by on-site sorting and stored in appropriate containers; construction waste will be collected and disposed properly by licensed collectors; the records of waste disposal will be maintained as proof for proper management as designed. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3684 OCT 12, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan for Talin Complex Social Services Territorial Center (English)

The objectives of the Second Social Protection Administration Project are to: (i) improve social protection service delivery and (ii) strengthen analytical and monitoring and evaluation functions of the agenciesdelivering social protection benefits and services.Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: waste collection and disposal pathways and sites will be identified for all major waste types expected from demolition and construction activities; mineral construction and demolition wastes will be separated from general refuse, organic, liquid and chemical wastes by on-site sorting and stored in appropriate containers; construction waste will be collected and disposed properly by licensed collectors; the records of waste disposal will be maintained as proof for proper management as designed. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3684 OCT 12, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for Tashir Child Entertainment/Kids Craft and Complex Social Services Territorial Centers (English)

The objectives of the Second Social Protection Administration Project are to: (i) improve social protection service delivery and (ii) strengthen analytical and monitoring and evaluation functions of the agenciesdelivering social protection benefits and services.Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: waste collection and disposal pathways and sites will be identified for all major waste types expected from demolition and construction activities; mineral construction and demolition wastes will be separated from general refuse, organic, liquid and chemical wastes by on-site sorting and stored in appropriate containers; construction waste will be collected and disposed properly by licensed collectors; the records of waste disposal will be maintained as proof for proper management as designed. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3684 OCT 12, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Rwanda - Social Protection Investment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of Social Protection Investment Project aims to support the government of Rwanda to improve the coverage of the vulnerable and the effective delivery of Rwanda's main social protection program. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3664 OCT 02, 2017

Mukanyiligira Sissi,Dimitrie Disclosed

Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 9) : Environmental and social screening and environmental management plan for arrangement of Bakuriani Central Trail, Borjomi municipality (English)

The objective of the Third Regional Development Project for Georgia is to improve infrastructure services and institutional capacity to support increased contribution of tourism in the local economy of the Samtskhe-Javakheti and Mtskheta-Mtianeti regions. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3016 OCT 01, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Botswana (English)

Botswana’s economic growth recovered strongly in 2016, fueled by mineral exports and services sector. Further gains are expected for the medium-term, with a real gross domestic product (GDP) growth of up to 4.8 percent by 2019. ... See More +

Working Paper 120169 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Lesotho (English)

Growth has slowed down since 2015 from 5.6 to 2.3 percent due to modest growth in the services sector. Higher growth rates are projected for 2017-18, boosted by an increase in construction and mining despite the narrowing fiscal space. ... See More +

Working Paper 120170 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Namibia (English)

The pace of economic growth significantly subsided in 2016, as construction activity shrank and mineral prices remained low. In the medium-term, growth is projected to recover gradually, reaching 3 percent by 2018, driven mostly by mining and services sector activities. ... See More +

Working Paper 120171 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for South Africa (English)

Poverty has fallen significantly since democracy in 1994, but this trend reversed between 2011 and 2015. The economy has been growing too slowly since the global financial crisis to create jobs for poor South Africans. ... See More +

Working Paper 120172 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Swaziland (English)

Economic growth is expected to decline to 0.9 percent in 2017 from 1.3 percent in 2016, due to slow recovery in agriculture and escalating fiscal challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 120173 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)

Economic activity has improved in 2017, following a bumper harvest and improved hydro-electricity generation, increased copper production, higher copper prices, and more accommodating monetary policy. ... See More +

Working Paper 120174 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Zimbabwe (English)

Economic growth is projected to recover to 2.8 percent in 2017 up from 0.7 percent last year. Good rains boosted agricultural growth and poverty alleviation in rural areas. ... See More +

Working Paper 120175 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Poverty and shared prosperity in Belarus over the past decade : trends, drivers, and challenges : БЕДНОСТЬ И СОВМЕСТНОЕ ПРОЦВЕТАНИЕ В РЕСПУБЛИКЕ БЕЛАРУСЬ ЗА ПОСЛЕДНЕЕ ДЕСЯТИЛЕТИЕ (Russian)

This paper has the goal of presenting the first comprehensive update of poverty, inequality and shared prosperity trends – and key drivers of these trends – since 2003 until 2015, that is starting with the end of the most recent poverty assessment published in 2004 and that covered the period 1997-2002. ... See More +

Working Paper 120346 OCT 01, 2017

Cojocaru,Alexandru; Matytsin,Mikhail English Disclosed

Independent Evaluation Group annual report 2017 : influence through evaluation (English)

In line with IEG’s long-term agenda, we have delivered timely, highly relevant evaluations that speak to the current issues. Likewise, we have influenced debates in our three strategic engagement areas: inclusive and sustainable economic growth, investing in people, and fostering resilience to global shocks and threats. ... See More +

Working Paper 119999 SEP 26, 2017

Disclosed

Disaster Risk Financing & Insurance Program – Uganda (English)

A growing number of developing countries are investing in social safety nets to improve the lives and livelihoods of billions of poor and vulnerable people, yet around 55 percent of the world's poor or 773 million people with acute needs still lack safety net coverage. ... See More +

Brief 119708 SEP 13, 2017

Disclosed

Energy pricing policies for inclusive growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Government strategies for setting energy prices are not uniform across the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region—or even across fuels. Instead, they cover a full spectrum, ranging from discretionary price-fixing at one end to pure market-based approaches at the other. ... See More +

Publication 119770 SEP 11, 2017

Beylis,Guillermo Raul; Cunha,Barbara Disclosed

Beyond Fintech : leveraging blockchain for more sustainable and inclusive supply chains (English)

One of the most noticeable and important developments of the advance of free trade over the last half century has been the emergence of global value chains. ... See More +

Brief 120260 SEP 01, 2017

Niforos, Marina Disclosed

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Who escaped poverty and who was left behind ? a non-parametric approach to explore welfare dynamics using cross-sections (English)
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OCT 16, 2017 WPS8220 Policy Research Working Paper
Fiscal incidence in Belarus : a commitment to equity analysis (English)
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OCT 12, 2017 WPS8216 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan for Shengavit Complex Social Services Territorial Center (English)
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OCT 12, 2017 SFG3684 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan for Talin Complex Social Services Territorial Center (English)
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OCT 12, 2017 SFG3684 Environmental Assessment
Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for Tashir Child Entertainment/Kids Craft and Complex Social Services Territorial Centers (English)
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OCT 12, 2017 SFG3684 Environmental Assessment
Rwanda - Social Protection Investment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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OCT 02, 2017 SFG3664 Resettlement Plan
Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 9) : Environmental and social screening and environmental management plan for arrangement of Bakuriani Central Trail, Borjomi municipality (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 SFG3016 Environmental Assessment
Macro poverty outlook for Botswana (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120169 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Lesotho (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120170 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Namibia (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120171 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for South Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120172 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Swaziland (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120173 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120174 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Zimbabwe (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120175 Working Paper
Poverty and shared prosperity in Belarus over the past decade : trends, drivers, and challenges : БЕДНОСТЬ И СОВМЕСТНОЕ ПРОЦВЕТАНИЕ В РЕСПУБЛИКЕ БЕЛАРУСЬ ЗА ПОСЛЕДНЕЕ ДЕСЯТИЛЕТИЕ (Russian)
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OCT 01, 2017 120346 Working Paper English
Independent Evaluation Group annual report 2017 : influence through evaluation (English)
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SEP 26, 2017 119999 Working Paper
Disaster Risk Financing & Insurance Program – Uganda (English)
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SEP 13, 2017 119708 Brief
Energy pricing policies for inclusive growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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SEP 11, 2017 119770 Publication
Madagascar - Emergency Food Security and Social Protection Project : environmental assessment : Etude d’impact environnemental et social, plan de gestion environnemental et social : curage du Dessableur P2, perimetre Anony Rive Gauche (French)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3621 Environmental Assessment
Beyond Fintech : leveraging blockchain for more sustainable and inclusive supply chains (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 120260 Brief