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Inequality of opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

In the last decades, inequality of opportunity has been extensively studied by economists on the assumption that, in addition to being normatively undesirable, it can be related to low potential for growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7782 AUG 04, 2016

Brunori,Paolo; Palmisano,Flaviana; Peragine,Vito Disclosed

Global inequality : the implications of Thomas Piketty's capital in the 21st century (English)

In the 2000s, global inequality fell for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, driven by a decline in the dispersion of average incomes across countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7776 AUG 02, 2016

Lakner,Christoph Disclosed

All that glitters is not gold : polarization amid poverty reduction in Ghana (English)

Ghana is an exceptional case in the Sub-Saharan Africa landscape. Together with a handful of other countries, Ghana offers the opportunity to analyze the distributional changes in the past two decades, since four comparable household surveys are available. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7758 JUL 20, 2016

Clementi,Fabio; Molini,Vasco; Schettino,Francesco Disclosed

Lesotho - Completion and learning review for the period FY10- FY14 : IEG review (English)

Lesotho is a small, mostly mountainous and landlocked country with a largely rural populationof over 2 million in 2014.Lesotho has a highly open economy, and relies heavily on revenues from the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) to finance large government expenditures.The Bank’s Country Assistance Strategy (CAS) covering the period FY10-141 was prepared within the context of a challenging macroeconomic and fiscal environment following the global financial crisis in 2008. ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 106594 JUN 21, 2016

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United Mexican States - Green and inclusive growth in Yucatan Peninsula (English)

Approximately 4.1 million people live in the three coastal states of the Yucatán Peninsula: Quintana Roo, Yucatán, and Campeche. With poverty far from eliminated, and economic development opportunities beckoning in agriculture, manufacturing and hydrocarbon development, the region is under growing risks to environmental hazards. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS6091 APR 26, 2016

Siegmann,Katharina Disclosed

Hungary - Measuring inclusive growth for enhanced development impact : A társadalmi változások mérése és a fejlesztési hatások összefüggései Magyarországon (Hungarian)

The objective of this paper is to develop a way to monitor and track progress on social inclusion of vulnerable groups in Hungary, particularly among marginalized Roma communities. ... See More +

Working Paper 105696 JAN 01, 2016

Ferre,Celine; Karacsony,Sandor I.; Kullmann,Adam; Morrica,Valerie; Teller,Nora Disclosed

Value judgments in health inequality measurement (English)

Value judgments lurk beneath the surface in any study of health inequalities; analystsought to understand them, make them explicit, and present results transparently to policymakersso that they, rather than analysts, decide which set of value judgments should beinvoked. ... See More +

Journal Article 104041 SEP 01, 2015

Wagstaff,Adam Disclosed

Lower bounds on inequality of opportunity and measurement error (English)

When measuring inequality of opportunity, researchers usually opt to eliminate within-type variation. Provided that in practice it is impossible to observe all circumstances, this implies that the researcher estimates a lower bound of the true level of inequality of opportunity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7379 JUL 28, 2015

Balcazar Salazar,Carlos Felipe Disclosed

Inequality of opportunity : the new motherhood and apple pie? (English)

The recent paper by Garcia-Gomez et al. (2014) in this journal is part of a rapidly growing industry aiming to quantify, and hence give some policy teeth to, the concept of inequality of opportunity. ... See More +

Journal Article 100219 JUN 29, 2015

Wagstaffa, Adam; Kanbur,Ravi Disclosed

How unfair is the inequality of wage earnings in Russia ? estimates from panel data (English)

This paper attempts to determine the extent to which inequality in wage earnings in the Russian Federation is unfair. Unlike other similar attempts that can, at best, produce a lower bound on the estimate of the share of inequality that is unfair, this paper exploits the longitudinal nature of the data to come up with a lower bound as well as an upper bound. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7291 JUN 03, 2015

Tiwari,Sailesh; Lara Ibarra,Gabriel; Narayan,Ambar Disclosed

Inequality of outcomes and inequality of opportunity in Tanzania (English)

The paper investigates the structure and dynamics of consumption inequality and inequality of opportunity in Tanzania. The analysis covers the period 2001 to 2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7260 MAY 11, 2015

Belghith,Nadia Belhaj Hassine; Zeufack,Albert G. Disclosed

Equality of opportunity : theory and evidence (English)

Building on earlier work by political philosophers, economists have recently sought to define a concept of equity that accommodates the fairness of reward to individual responsibility and effort, while allowing for the existence of some inequalities which are unfair and should be compensated. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7217 MAR 20, 2015

Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Peragine,Vito Disclosed

The people behind the numbers : developing a framework for the effective implementation of local equal opportunity plans : A számok mögött az ember : kézikönyv a helyi esélyegyenlőségi programok hatékony megvalósításához (Hungarian)

The Handbook was developed with several key audiences in mind. Firstly, and most importantly, it is intended for local governments which have relatively large number of residents in the equal opportunity target groups or other disadvantaged groups within their administrative areas. ... See More +

Working Paper 106790 MAR 17, 2015

Karácsony, Sándor; Kóródi, Miklós; Kullmann, Ádám; Morrica,Valerie; Teller, Nóra English Disclosed

The people behind the numbers : developing a framework for the effective implementation of local equal opportunity plans (English)

The Handbook was developed with several key audiences in mind. Firstly, and most importantly, it is intended for local governments which have relatively large number of residents in the equal opportunity target groups or other disadvantaged groups within their administrative areas. ... See More +

Working Paper 106790 MAR 17, 2015

Karácsony, Sándor; Kóródi, Miklós; Kullmann, Ádám; Morrica,Valerie; Teller, Nóra Hungarian Disclosed

Hungary - Measuring inclusive growth for enhanced development impact : Magyarországon - A társadalmi változások mérése és a fejlesztési hatások (Hungarian)

The objective of this paper is to develop a way to monitor and track progress on social inclusion of vulnerable groups in Hungary, particularly among marginalized Roma communities. ... See More +

Working Paper 106789 MAR 17, 2015

Ferré, Céline; Karácsony, Sándor; Kullmann, Ádám; Morrica,Valerie; Teller, Nóra English Disclosed

Hungary - Measuring inclusive growth for enhanced development impact (English)

The objective of this paper is to develop a way to monitor and track progress on social inclusion of vulnerable groups in Hungary, particularly among marginalized Roma communities. ... See More +

Working Paper 106789 MAR 17, 2015

Ferré, Céline; Karácsony, Sándor; Kullmann, Ádám; Morrica,Valerie; Teller, Nóra Hungarian Disclosed

Enabling inclusive growth in Hungary : A befogadó növekedés előmozdítása Magyarországon (Hungarian)

The report is structured as follows: section two offers a brief snapshot of Hungary’s macroeconomic situation and the most prominent equal opportunity challenges currently facing the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 106788 MAR 17, 2015

Karácsony, Sándor; Kóródi, Miklós; Kullmann, Ádám; Morrica,Valerie; Teller, Nóra English Disclosed

Enabling inclusive growth in Hungary (English)

The report is structured as follows: section two offers a brief snapshot of Hungary’s macroeconomic situation and the most prominent equal opportunity challenges currently facing the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 106788 MAR 17, 2015

Karácsony, Sándor; Kóródi, Miklós; Kullmann, Ádám; Morrica,Valerie; Teller, Nóra Hungarian Disclosed

Inequality of opportunity : reply to Pedro Rosa Dias and Erik Schokkaert (English)

The authors welcome the comments of Pedro Rosa Dias and Erik Schokkaert on our Editorial as a means of stimulating further debate on the usefulness of estimates of inequality of opportunity, especially for policy purposes. ... See More +

Journal Article 100218 MAR 01, 2015

Kanbura, Ravi; Wagstaff,Adam Disclosed

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Inequality of opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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AUG 04, 2016 WPS7782 Policy Research Working Paper
Global inequality : the implications of Thomas Piketty's capital in the 21st century (English)
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AUG 02, 2016 WPS7776 Policy Research Working Paper
All that glitters is not gold : polarization amid poverty reduction in Ghana (English)
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JUL 20, 2016 WPS7758 Policy Research Working Paper
Lesotho - Completion and learning review for the period FY10- FY14 : IEG review (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 106594 CAS Completion Report Review
United Mexican States - Green and inclusive growth in Yucatan Peninsula (English)
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APR 26, 2016 AUS6091 Working Paper
Hungary - Measuring inclusive growth for enhanced development impact : A társadalmi változások mérése és a fejlesztési hatások összefüggései Magyarországon (Hungarian)
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JAN 01, 2016 105696 Working Paper
Vietnam - Additional Financing to Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Tài trợ bổ sung cho Dự án Giảm nghèo vùng núi phía bắc, : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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OCT 21, 2015 100506 Procurement Plan
Value judgments in health inequality measurement (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 104041 Journal Article
Lower bounds on inequality of opportunity and measurement error (English)
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JUL 28, 2015 WPS7379 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality of opportunity : the new motherhood and apple pie? (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 100219 Journal Article
How unfair is the inequality of wage earnings in Russia ? estimates from panel data (English)
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JUN 03, 2015 WPS7291 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality of outcomes and inequality of opportunity in Tanzania (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 WPS7260 Policy Research Working Paper
Equality of opportunity : theory and evidence (English)
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MAR 20, 2015 WPS7217 Policy Research Working Paper
The people behind the numbers : developing a framework for the effective implementation of local equal opportunity plans : A számok mögött az ember : kézikönyv a helyi esélyegyenlőségi programok hatékony megvalósításához (Hungarian)
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MAR 17, 2015 106790 Working Paper English
The people behind the numbers : developing a framework for the effective implementation of local equal opportunity plans (English)
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MAR 17, 2015 106790 Working Paper Hungarian
Hungary - Measuring inclusive growth for enhanced development impact : Magyarországon - A társadalmi változások mérése és a fejlesztési hatások (Hungarian)
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MAR 17, 2015 106789 Working Paper English
Hungary - Measuring inclusive growth for enhanced development impact (English)
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MAR 17, 2015 106789 Working Paper Hungarian
Enabling inclusive growth in Hungary : A befogadó növekedés előmozdítása Magyarországon (Hungarian)
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MAR 17, 2015 106788 Working Paper English
Enabling inclusive growth in Hungary (English)
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MAR 17, 2015 106788 Working Paper Hungarian
Inequality of opportunity : reply to Pedro Rosa Dias and Erik Schokkaert (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 100218 Journal Article