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Hybrid survey to improve the reliability of poverty statistics in a cost-effective manner (English)

This paper studies the benefits, in terms of reliability and frequency of poverty statistics, of conducting a hybrid survey that collects non-consumption data from all surveyed households and consumption data from only a small subsample. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6909 JUN 01, 2014

Ahmed, Faizuddin; Dorji, Cheku; Takamatsu, Shinya; Yoshida, Nobuo

Nigeria - Agriculture and rural poverty : a policy note (English)

The Nigerian labor force, like that of many countries in Africa, is heavily concentrated in agriculture. According to World Bank reports, the agricultural sector in Nigeria grew by about 6.8 percent annually from 2005-2009. ... See More +

Policy Note 78364 MAY 01, 2014

Vanuatu - Socio-economic atlas (English)

The objective of the socio-economic atlas (SEA) for Vanuatu is to present key indicators of the socioeconomic status of Vanuatu population, at the areas council level. ... See More +

Working Paper 87675 JAN 01, 2014

Ivaschenko, Alex; Sviridova, Tatiana; Pabon, Laura

From pawn shops to banks : the impact of formal credit on informal households (English)

This paper examines the effects of expanding access to credit on the decisions and welfare of households. It focuses on the entry of Banco Azteca, the first bank in Mexico targeting households from the informal sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6634 OCT 01, 2013

Ruiz, Claudia

Cash transfers, conditions, school enrollment, and child work : evidence from a randomized experiment in Ecuador (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Cash transfers, conditions, school enrollment, and child work : evidence from a randomized experiment in Ecuador, conducted in 1999 to present in Ecuador. ... See More +

Brief 81210 AUG 14, 2013

Schady, Norbert; Araujo, Caridad

Ecuador - Are cash transfers made to women spent like other sources of income (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Are cash transfers made to women spent like other sources of income, conducted in 2003 in Ecuador. ... See More +

Brief 81199 AUG 14, 2013

Schady, Norbert; Rosero, Jose

Mexico - Investing cash transfers to raise long term living standards (English)

This brief summarizes the investing cash transfers to raise long term living standards in Mexico. The study measures 18 months of exposure to the program. ... See More +

Brief 81383 AUG 14, 2013

Gertler, Paul; Martinez, Sebastian; Rubio-Codina, Marta

Targeting the poor : evidence from a field experiment in Indonesia (English)

The brief summarizes the targeting the poor: evidence from a field experiment in Indonesia for the period December 2008 - January 2009. This paper reports an experiment in 640 Indonesian villages on three approaches to target the poor: proxy means tests (PMT), where assets are used to predict consumption; community targeting, where villagers rank everyone from richest to poorest; and a hybrid. ... See More +

Brief 81469 AUG 14, 2013

Alatas, Vivi; Banerjee, Abhijit; Hanna, Rema; Olken, Bejnamin; Tobias, Julia

Mexico - The impact of PROGRESA on food consumption (English)

The brief summarizes the impact of Programa de Educacion, Salud y Alimentacion (PROGRESA) on food consumption in Mexico. The program started in 1997 and still exists today. ... See More +

Brief 81503 AUG 14, 2013

Hoddinott, John; Skoufias, Emmanuel

West Bank and Gaza - Cash Transfer Project : additional financing (English)

Project Information Document AB7257 JUL 23, 2013

Arabic

West Bank and Gaza - Cash Transfer Project : additional financing (Arabic)

Project Information Document AB7257 JUL 23, 2013

English

Kyrgyz Republic - Poverty mapping : methodology and key findings (English)

This report poverty mapping for Kyrgyz describes the process of and results from a poverty mapping exercise for the Kyrgyz Republic, using the Kyrgyz Integrated Household Survey (KIHS 2009) and the Population and Housing Census (2009). ... See More +

Working Paper 76690 APR 01, 2013

Yoshida, Nobuo; Mahadevan, Meera; Praslova, Larisa Russian

Weight calculations for panel surveys with sub-sampling and split-off tracking (English)

The Living Standards Measurement Study -- Integrated Surveys on Agriculture project collects agricultural and livelihood data in seven countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6373 FEB 01, 2013

Himelein, Kristen

Yemen, Republic of-Emergency Crisis Recovery Grant : Yemen, Republic of - Emergency Crisis Recovery Grant Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet AC6838 JAN 10, 2013

Ghana - Nutrition and Malaria Control for Child Survival Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 75245 JAN 01, 2013

Telephone campaigns to encourage child vaccination : are they effective? (English)

In January 2001, volunteers for the vaccination 100 percent campaign launched an effort to mobilize Nagudan households to vaccinate their children. ... See More +

Working Paper 75309 JAN 01, 2013

Green, Donald P.; Arceneaux, Kevin; Gerber, Alan S.

Ghana - Nutrition and Malaria Control for Child Survival Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 74523 DEC 24, 2012

Before crisis hits : can public works programs increase food security? (English)

Fighting famine is basic to ending poverty and saving lives. Emergency aid, which arrives after the food has run out, isn't enough. Households most in need of emergency aid often don't have enough food during other times of the year, posing a broader challenge for devising programs that can cut hunger and build food security. ... See More +

Brief 72455 SEP 01, 2012

Kumar, Neha; Taffesse, Alemayahu Seyoum; Marcus, Aliza [editor]; Berhane, Guush; Hoddinott, John

Sri Lanka - Power fund for ther poor (English)

The rate of household electrification in Sri Lanka stands at 82 percent with a government target of 88 percent by 2016. Many villages within the distribution remain unconnected due to the high cost of connections. ... See More +

Brief 76126 AUG 01, 2012

Vietnam - Industrial Pollution Management Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 1 of 6) : Due diligence review of involuntary resettlement at Nhon Trach 3 and Chau Duc industrial zones (English)

The development objective of the Vietnam Industrial Pollution Management Project (VIPMP) is to improve environmental compliance of industrial zones (IZs) on a pilot basis. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1326 JUL 01, 2012

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Hybrid survey to improve the reliability of poverty statistics in a cost-effective manner (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6909 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - Agriculture and rural poverty : a policy note (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 78364 Policy Note
Vanuatu - Socio-economic atlas (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 87675 Working Paper
From pawn shops to banks : the impact of formal credit on informal households (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6634 Policy Research Working Paper
Cash transfers, conditions, school enrollment, and child work : evidence from a randomized experiment in Ecuador (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81210 Brief
Ecuador - Are cash transfers made to women spent like other sources of income (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81199 Brief
Mexico - Investing cash transfers to raise long term living standards (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81383 Brief
Targeting the poor : evidence from a field experiment in Indonesia (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81469 Brief
Mexico - The impact of PROGRESA on food consumption (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81503 Brief
West Bank and Gaza - Cash Transfer Project : additional financing (English)
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JUL 23, 2013 AB7257 Project Information Document Arabic
West Bank and Gaza - Cash Transfer Project : additional financing (Arabic)
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JUL 23, 2013 AB7257 Project Information Document English
Kyrgyz Republic - Poverty mapping : methodology and key findings (English)
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APR 01, 2013 76690 Working Paper Russian
Weight calculations for panel surveys with sub-sampling and split-off tracking (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 WPS6373 Policy Research Working Paper
Yemen, Republic of-Emergency Crisis Recovery Grant : Yemen, Republic of - Emergency Crisis Recovery Grant Project (English)
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JAN 10, 2013 AC6838 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Ghana - Nutrition and Malaria Control for Child Survival Project : procurement plan (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75245 Procurement Plan
Telephone campaigns to encourage child vaccination : are they effective? (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75309 Working Paper
Ghana - Nutrition and Malaria Control for Child Survival Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 24, 2012 74523 Procurement Plan
Before crisis hits : can public works programs increase food security? (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 72455 Brief
Sri Lanka - Power fund for ther poor (English)
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AUG 01, 2012 76126 Brief
Vietnam - Industrial Pollution Management Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 1 of 6) : Due diligence review of involuntary resettlement at Nhon Trach 3 and Chau Duc industrial zones (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 RP1326 Resettlement Plan