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Eruptions of popular anger : the economics of the Arab spring and its aftermath (English)

The Arab Spring protests caught most of the world by surprise and precipitated a chain of events that changed the course of history in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), ushering in a period of prolonged political instability and intense civil conflicts. ... See More +

Publication 121942 DEC 06, 2017

Ianchovichina,Elena Disclosed

South Asia - Second Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Second Poverty Alleviation Fund Project for South Asia is to improve living conditions, livelihoods, and empowerment among the rural poor, with particular attention to groups that have traditionally been excluded by reasons of gender, ethnicity, caste, and location. ... See More +

Project Paper RES28896 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Lending for jobs operations (English)

This paper develops a general framework to inform the design of a new generation of jobs lending operations. The paper discusses the rationale for developing jobs focused lending operations with specific targets in terms of job creation, job quality, and labor markets outcomes for vulnerable population groups. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 121983 DEC 01, 2017

Robalino,David A.; Tokle,Siv Elin Disclosed

Niger - Systematic Country Diagnostic : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)

This document presents the systematic country diagnostic (SCD) for Niger. It identifies the constraints and opportunities for achieving the twin goals of ending poverty and improving shared prosperity by 2030 in a sustainable manner while acknowledging: (a) the need for selectivity, and (b) the need to identify constraints that can feasibly be addressed. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 115661 NOV 28, 2017

Disclosed

Croatia - Social Protection System Modernization Project : restructuring (English)

The Social Protection System Modernization Project aims to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Croatia’s social protection system. The project includes a results-based component, with 14 DLIs worth EUR 50 million, and an investment component of EUR 20 million. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29916 NOV 21, 2017

Disclosed

Putting your money where your mouth is : geographic targeting of World Bank projects to the bottom 40 percent (English)

The adoption of the shared prosperity goal by the World Bank in 2013 and Sustainable Development Goal 10, on inequality, by the United Nations in 2015 should strengthen the focus of development interventions and cooperation on the income growth of the bottom 40 percent of the income distribution (the bottom 40). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8247 NOV 20, 2017

Bogetic,Zeljko; Massari,Renzo; Negre,Mario; Ohler,Hannes; Smets,Lodewijk Disclosed

Senegal - Social Protection public expenditure review 2010-2015 (Vol. 2) (French)

This summary presents the five key conclusions and recommendations that flow from the analytical report of the social protection public expenditure review. ... See More +

Working Paper 121420 NOV 15, 2017

Rougeaux, Solène Disclosed

Senegal - Social Protection public expenditure review 2010-2015 (Vol. 2) : Analytical report (English)

This summary presents the five key conclusions and recommendations that flow from the analytical report of the social protection public expenditure review. ... See More +

Working Paper 121420 NOV 15, 2017

Rougeaux, Solène French Disclosed

Senegal - Social Protection public expenditure review 2010-2015 : Summary and key recommendations (English)

This summary presents the five key conclusions and recommendations that flow from the analytical report of the social protection public expenditure review. ... See More +

Working Paper 121420 NOV 15, 2017

Rougeaux, Solène French Disclosed

Senegal - Social Protection public expenditure review 2010-2015 (French)

This summary presents the five key conclusions and recommendations that flow from the analytical report of the social protection public expenditure review. ... See More +

Working Paper 121420 NOV 15, 2017

Rougeaux, Solène English Disclosed

Jamaica - Social Protection Project : restructuring (English)

The development objectives of the Social Protection Project for Jamaica are to: (i) improve the effectiveness of the program for advancement through health and education (PATH) to foster investment by poor families in human capital accumulation; (ii) develop a structured system for assisting working-age persons of PATH households seek and retain employment; (iii) enable the formulation of a reform program for the pension schemes for public sector workers; and (iv) develop a social protection strategy. ... See More +

Project Paper RES25128 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

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

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Eruptions of popular anger : the economics of the Arab spring and its aftermath (English)
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DEC 06, 2017 121942 Publication
South Asia - Second Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : restructuring (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 RES28896 Project Paper
Lending for jobs operations (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121983 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Niger - Systematic Country Diagnostic : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)
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NOV 28, 2017 115661 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Croatia - Social Protection System Modernization Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 21, 2017 RES29916 Project Paper
Putting your money where your mouth is : geographic targeting of World Bank projects to the bottom 40 percent (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 WPS8247 Policy Research Working Paper
Senegal - Social Protection public expenditure review 2010-2015 (Vol. 2) (French)
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NOV 15, 2017 121420 Working Paper
Senegal - Social Protection public expenditure review 2010-2015 (Vol. 2) : Analytical report (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 121420 Working Paper French
Senegal - Social Protection public expenditure review 2010-2015 : Summary and key recommendations (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 121420 Working Paper French
Senegal - Social Protection public expenditure review 2010-2015 (French)
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NOV 15, 2017 121420 Working Paper English
Jamaica - Social Protection Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 RES25128 Project Paper
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