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Simulating the macroeconomic impact of future water scarcity (English)

In this paper we consider some of the economic implications of climate change scenarios as described in the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs). ... See More +

Working Paper W16006 FEB 08, 2017

Ramaroson,Marina Rachel Gery Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Poverty Reduction Fund Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 112438 DEC 19, 2016

Disclosed

Moldova poverty assessment 2016 : a jobs diagnostic for Moldova - 10 key facts (English)

Moldova has experienced rapid growth and increases in living standards in the past decade. The economy has grown by an average 5 percent a year in the past 15 years, while the national poverty rate declined from 26 percent in 2007 to 11 percent in 2014; there are sharp declines observed in the early 2000s as well. ... See More +

Working Paper 112338 DEC 01, 2016

Merotto,Dino Leonardo; Weber,Michael; Aterido,Reyes; Scutaru,Adrian; De Padua,David Keith Santos; Saygin,Perihan Ozge; Petracco,Carly Kathleen; Dávalos, María Disclosed

China - Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project : environmental assessment : 环境和社会管理框架 (Chinese)

The development objective of Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project for China Project is to increase income generation opportunities through demonstration of value chain development models in selected poverty counties of Guangxi. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2256 OCT 01, 2016

Tian,Yunqing English Disclosed

Panama - Second Programmatic Shared Prosperity Development Policy Financing Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 108253 SEP 08, 2016

Disclosed

Modeling the impacts of climate change on future Vietnamese households : a micro-simulation approach (English)

The impacts of climate change on poverty depend on the magnitude of climate change, but also on demographic and socioeconomic trends. An analysis of hundreds of baseline scenarios for future economic development in the absence of climate change in Vietnam shows that the main determinant of the eradication of extreme poverty by 2030 is the income of unskilled agriculture workers, followed by redistribution policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7766 JUL 25, 2016

Rozenberg,Julie; Hallegatte,Stephane Disclosed

Left behind : chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Latin America and the Caribbean’s story in the 2000s was one of rapid progress for many. More than 70 million people moved out of poverty and started on the path to a better life for themselves and their families. ... See More +

Publication 107159 JUL 19, 2016

Vakis,Renos; Rigolini,Iamele P.; Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro Disclosed

Somali high frequency survey wave one : preliminary results (English)

The historical civil war and political insecurity in Somalia has resulted in a lack of socioeconomic, perception and other key data in Somalia. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS19286 JUN 30, 2016

Pape,Utz Johann Disclosed

Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)

The rural economy in Bangladesh has powerfully advanced economic growth and substantially reduced poverty, especially since 2000, but the remarkable transformation and unprecedented dynamism in rural Bangladesh remain an underexplored, underappreciated, and largely untold story. ... See More +

Publication 106579 JUN 29, 2016

Gautam,Madhur; Faruqee,Rashidur R. Disclosed

Lebanon - Emergency National Poverty Targeting Program Project : additional financing grant (English)

The objective of the Emergency National Poverty Targeting Program (NPTP) Project for is to expand the coverage and enhance the social assistance package of the NPTP to Lebanese affected by the Syrian crisis and all Lebanese households under the extreme poverty line. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1850 JUN 27, 2016

Disclosed

Angola - Poverty and social impact analysis : subsidy reform and extension of social protection program : Angola - Pobreza e análise de impacto social : reforma de subsídio e extensão do programa de protecção social (Portuguese)

As the second largest African oil producer, Angola had unsustainable government expenditures in effect until 2014 due to the drop in international oil prices. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS19693 JUN 22, 2016

Pape,Utz Johann; Melo Da Silva,Ana Paula; Oliveira Sampaio,Joelson Disclosed

Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : Pobreza infantil en América Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)

Following steep declines in poverty rates over the past decade, the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region reduced childhood poverty by a third and childhood extreme poverty almost by half between 2004 and 2014. ... See More +

Brief 106573 JUN 01, 2016

Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Malasquez Carbonel,Eduardo Alonso; Monsalve,Emma; Reyes,German Jeremias; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Viveros,Martha English Disclosed

Competition and poverty (English)

A literature review shows competition policy reforms can deliver benefits for the poorest households and improve income distribution. A lack of competition in food markets hurts the poorest households the most. ... See More +

Viewpoint 104736 APR 01, 2016

Begazo Gomez,Tania Priscilla; Nyman,Sara Disclosed

Poverty in Iraq, 2012-2014 (English)

This note describes the methodology used for estimating trends in poverty rates for Iraq using the 2012 Iraq household socio-economic survey and the 2014 continuous household survey; and presents the finding. ... See More +

Working Paper 106991 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

The current state of women's co-operatives in Turkey : Türkiye'de kadın kooperatiflerinin mevcut durumu (Turkish)

The report is structured in the following manner. The first chapter introduces the research objectives, methodology (literature reviews, survey, micronarratives and interviews), and limitations of the proposed methodology. ... See More +

Working Paper 112242 DEC 01, 2015

Duguid, Fiona; Durutaş, Gökçen; Wodzicki, Michael English Disclosed

The current state of women's co-operatives in Turkey (English)

The report is structured in the following manner. The first chapter introduces the research objectives, methodology (literature reviews, survey, micronarratives and interviews), and limitations of the proposed methodology. ... See More +

Working Paper 112242 DEC 01, 2015

Duguid, Fiona; Durutaş, Gökçen; Wodzicki, Michael Turkish Disclosed

Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)

Climate change threatens the objective of eradicating poverty. Poor people and poor countries are already vulnerable to all types of climate-related shocks—natural disasters that destroy assets and livelihoods; water borne diseases and pests that becomemore prevalent during heat waves, floods, or droughts; crop failure from reduced rainfall; andspikes in food prices that follow extreme weather events. ... See More +

Publication 100758 NOV 01, 2015

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo,Laura; Fay,Marianne; Kane,Tamaro; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Rozenberg,Julie; Treguer,David Olivier; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

South Sudan - Systematic country diagnostic (English)

The combination of South Sudan’s historical and geographical isolation, extreme fragility to conflict, oil dependence, and extremely low socio-economic conditions represents a formidable and almost unique development challenge. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 99383 OCT 05, 2015

Disclosed

Bolivia - Community Investment in Rural Areas Project : environmental assessment : Evaluacion ambiental para el departamento de pando (Spanish,English)

Environmental Assessment SFG1052 MAY 01, 2015

0000A8056 Disclosed

2012 Vietnam poverty assessment : well begun, not yet done - Vietnam's remarkable progress on poverty reduction and the emerging challenges : Bao cao danh gia ngheo Viet Nam 2012 : khoi dau tot, nhung chua phai da hoan thanh - thanh tuu an tuong cua Viet Nam trong giam ngheo va nhung thach thuc moi (Vietnamese)

This report examines the lives of poor men, women, and children and explores the constraints and opportunities they face today in rising out of poverty. ... See More +

Poverty Assessment 74910 AUG 16, 2013

Badiani, Reena; Baulch, Bob; Brandt, Loren; Dat, Vu Hoang; Giang, Nguyen Tam; Gibson, John; Giles, John; Hinsdale, Ian; Hung, Pham; Kozel, Valerie; Lanjouw, Peter; Marra, Marleen; Ngoc, Vu Van; Phuong, Nguyen Thi; Schuler, Paul; Thang, Nguyen; Thanh, Hoang Xuan; Trung, Le Dang; Tung, Phung Duc; Viet Cuong, Nguyen; Vu, Linh Hoang; Wells-Dang, Andrew English Disclosed

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Simulating the macroeconomic impact of future water scarcity (English)
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FEB 08, 2017 W16006 Working Paper
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Poverty Reduction Fund Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 112438 Procurement Plan
Moldova poverty assessment 2016 : a jobs diagnostic for Moldova - 10 key facts (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 112338 Working Paper
China - Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project : environmental assessment : 环境和社会管理框架 (Chinese)
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OCT 01, 2016 SFG2256 Environmental Assessment English
Panama - Second Programmatic Shared Prosperity Development Policy Financing Project : chair summary (English)
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SEP 08, 2016 108253 Board Summary
Modeling the impacts of climate change on future Vietnamese households : a micro-simulation approach (English)
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JUL 25, 2016 WPS7766 Policy Research Working Paper
Left behind : chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUL 19, 2016 107159 Publication
Somali high frequency survey wave one : preliminary results (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 ACS19286 Working Paper
Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 106579 Publication
Lebanon - Emergency National Poverty Targeting Program Project : additional financing grant (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 PAD1850 Project Paper
Angola - Poverty and social impact analysis : subsidy reform and extension of social protection program : Angola - Pobreza e análise de impacto social : reforma de subsídio e extensão do programa de protecção social (Portuguese)
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JUN 22, 2016 ACS19693 Working Paper
Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : Pobreza infantil en América Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2016 106573 Brief English
Competition and poverty (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104736 Viewpoint
Poverty in Iraq, 2012-2014 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 106991 Working Paper
The current state of women's co-operatives in Turkey : Türkiye'de kadın kooperatiflerinin mevcut durumu (Turkish)
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DEC 01, 2015 112242 Working Paper English
The current state of women's co-operatives in Turkey (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 112242 Working Paper Turkish
Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 100758 Publication
South Sudan - Systematic country diagnostic (English)
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OCT 05, 2015 99383 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Bolivia - Community Investment in Rural Areas Project : environmental assessment : Evaluacion ambiental para el departamento de pando (Spanish,English)
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MAY 01, 2015 SFG1052 Environmental Assessment
2012 Vietnam poverty assessment : well begun, not yet done - Vietnam's remarkable progress on poverty reduction and the emerging challenges : Bao cao danh gia ngheo Viet Nam 2012 : khoi dau tot, nhung chua phai da hoan thanh - thanh tuu an tuong cua Viet Nam trong giam ngheo va nhung thach thuc moi (Vietnamese)
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AUG 16, 2013 74910 Poverty Assessment English