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An evaluative look behind the curtain : World Bank Group staff's early experience with the shared prosperity goal (English)

In 2013, the Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank Group endorsed two ambitious goals: eliminating extreme poverty in the world by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8293 JAN 03, 2018

Bogetic,Zeljko; Smets,Lodewijk Disclosed

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

Program Information Document 122225 DEC 19, 2017

Disclosed

Mexico - Social Protection System Project : procurement plan : México - Proyecto de Sistema de Protección Socia : plan de adquisiciones (Spanish)

Procurement Plan 122163 DEC 19, 2017

Disclosed

Seychelles - Sustaining Reforms for Inclusive Growth Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Ratings for the Sustaining Reforms for Inclusive Growth Development Policy Loan Project for Seychelles were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4093 DEC 18, 2017

Disclosed

Business environment and firm performance in European lagging regions (English)

This paper explores the relationship between the regional business environment, lagging regions, and firm performance in four European countries: Italy, Poland, Romania, and Spain. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8281 DEC 18, 2017

Hallak,Issam; Harasztosi,Peter; Farole,Thomas; Tan,Shawn Weiming Disclosed

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

Tunisia - Social Protection Reforms Support Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Social Protection Reforms Support Project for Tunisia is to strengthen institutional capacity to design social protection reforms and improve targeting of safety net programs. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29104 DEC 01, 2017

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

Riding the wave : an East Asian miracle for the 21st century (English)

Developing East Asia has led the way in showing how rapid and broadly shared growth can lift millions out of poverty. And, as this report shows, the region has achieved even more: the wave of prosperity across the region since the 1980s has lifted 3 out of 5 of its citizens into economic security, where their risk of falling into poverty is minimal. ... See More +

Publication 121613 NOV 22, 2017

Spatafora,Nikola L.; Ruggeri Laderchi,Caterina; Zaidi,Salman; Shetty,Sudhir 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 : 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 : Senegal - Revue des dépenses de protection sociale, 2010-2015 : synthèse et recommandations (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

Senegal - Social Protection public expenditure review 2010-2015 (Vol. 2) : Senegal - Revue des dépenses de protection sociale, 2010-2015 : rapport d'analyse (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

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

El Salvador - Performance and learning review of the country partnership framework for the period FY2016-2019 (English)

This Performance and Learning Review (PLR) summarizes progress in the implementation of and updates the World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for the Republic of El Salvador for the period FY16-FY19. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 120362 NOV 10, 2017

Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Assistance Strategy for the period FY18-21 (Arabic)

This document outlines the World Bank Group (WBG) Assistance Strategy for the West Bank and Gaza during FY18-21, developed jointly by the World Bank, IFC and MIGA. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 115201 NOV 06, 2017

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

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An evaluative look behind the curtain : World Bank Group staff's early experience with the shared prosperity goal (English)
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JAN 03, 2018 WPS8293 Policy Research Working Paper
Liberia - Fourth Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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DEC 19, 2017 122225 Program Information Document
Mexico - Social Protection System Project : procurement plan : México - Proyecto de Sistema de Protección Socia : plan de adquisiciones (Spanish)
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DEC 19, 2017 122163 Procurement Plan
Seychelles - Sustaining Reforms for Inclusive Growth Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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DEC 18, 2017 ICR4093 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Business environment and firm performance in European lagging regions (English)
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DEC 18, 2017 WPS8281 Policy Research Working Paper
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)
Tunisia - Social Protection Reforms Support Project : restructuring (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 RES29104 Project Paper
Niger - Systematic Country Diagnostic : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)
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NOV 28, 2017 115661 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Riding the wave : an East Asian miracle for the 21st century (English)
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NOV 22, 2017 121613 Publication
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 : Summary and key recommendations (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 121420 Working Paper French
Senegal - Social Protection public expenditure review 2010-2015 : Senegal - Revue des dépenses de protection sociale, 2010-2015 : synthèse et recommandations (French)
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NOV 15, 2017 121420 Working Paper English
Senegal - Social Protection public expenditure review 2010-2015 (Vol. 2) : Senegal - Revue des dépenses de protection sociale, 2010-2015 : rapport d'analyse (French)
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NOV 15, 2017 121420 Working Paper English
Senegal - Social Protection public expenditure review 2010-2015 (Vol. 2) : Analytical report (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 121420 Working Paper French
El Salvador - Performance and learning review of the country partnership framework for the period FY2016-2019 (English)
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NOV 10, 2017 120362 Country Assistance Strategy Document
West Bank and Gaza - Assistance Strategy for the period FY18-21 (Arabic)
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NOV 06, 2017 115201 Country Assistance Strategy Document English
Jamaica - Social Protection Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 RES25128 Project Paper