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Revisiting the Poverty Trend in Rwanda : 2010/11 to 2013/14 (English)

According to the official statistics published by the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda, the country registered a decline in poverty from 46 percent in 2010/11 to 39 percent in 2013/14. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8585 SEP 13, 2018

Fatima,Freeha; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

Growth, Inequality, and Poverty : A Robust Relationship? (English)

An extensive literature on poverty traps suggests that high levels of poverty deter growth. However, a seemingly basic implication of the underlying theoretical models, namely that countries suffering from higher levels of poverty should grow less rapidly, has remained untested. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8578 SEP 06, 2018

Marrero,Gustavo Alberto; Serven,Luis Disclosed

September 2018 PovcalNet Update : What’s New (English)

The September 2018 update to PovcalNet involves several changes to the dataunderlying the global poverty estimates. Some welfare aggregates have been changed forimproved harmonization, and some of the CPI, national accounts, and population inputdata have been revised. ... See More +

Working Paper 129962 SEP 01, 2018

Chen,Shaohua; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Lakner,Christoph; Lee,Kihoon; Mahler,Daniel Gerszon; Mungai,Rose; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Prydz,Espen Beer; Sangraula,Prem; Sharma,Dhiraj; Yang,Judy; Zhao,Qinghua Disclosed

Prices Used in Global Poverty Measurement (English)

To compare welfare aggregates over time and across space, the World Bank's global poverty estimates incorporate temporal and spatial price adjustments, as well as currency changes. ... See More +

Working Paper 129963 SEP 01, 2018

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Corral,Paul A.; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Lakner,Christoph; Mahler,Daniel Gerszon; Montes,Jose; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Prydz,Espen Beer Disclosed

Purchasing Power Parities Used in Global Poverty Measurement (English)

Given substantial differences in price levels across countries, international spatialdeflators are needed to compare welfare aggregates to a common international povertyline. ... See More +

Working Paper 129965 SEP 01, 2018

Atamanov,Aziz; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Lakner,Christoph; Prydz,Espen Beer Disclosed

What can we (machine) learn about welfare dynamics from cross-sectional data? (English)

This paper implements a machine learning approach to estimate intra-generational economic mobility using cross-sectional data. A Least Absolute Shrinkage and Selection Operator (Lasso) procedure is applied to explore poverty dynamics and household-level welfare growth in the absence of panel data sets that follow individuals over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8545 AUG 08, 2018

Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic/EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC- P164813- Lao PDR Competitiveness and Trade Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP11615 AUG 07, 2018

Phouvieng Phongsa Disclosed

Vietnam/EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC- P153544- Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP11559 AUG 06, 2018

Tran Vinh Disclosed

FY17_Audited project financial statements (English)

Auditing Document AUD0015583 AUG 05, 2018

Chu,Oanh Thi Kim Disclosed

Does the environment matter for poverty reduction ? the role of soil fertility and vegetation vigor in poverty reduction (English)

The debate on the environment-poverty nexus is inconclusive, with past research unable to identify the causal dynamics. This paper uses a unique global panel data set that links (survey and census derived) poverty data to measures of environmental quality at the subnational level. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8537 AUG 03, 2018

Heger,Martin; Zens,Gregor Franz; Bangalor,Mook Disclosed

Madagascar/AFRICA- P151469- Madagascar Agriculture Rural Growth and Land Management Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP11461 AUG 01, 2018

Sesy Soja Disclosed

Eliciting Accurate Responses to Consumption Questions among IDPS in South Sudan Using Honesty Primes (English)

Misreporting is a well-known challenge for researchers in social sciences. This issue is especially prevalent if incentives for misreporting exist, for example, to claim certain benefits or hide illegal behavior. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129598 AUG 01, 2018

Kaplan,Lennart Christian; Pape,Utz Johann; Walsh,James Sonam Disclosed

What Can We (Machine) Learn About Welfare Dynamics from Cross-sectional Data? (English)

This paper implements a machine learning approach to estimate intra-generational economic mobility using cross-sectional data. A Least Absolute Shrinkage and Selection Operator (Lasso) procedure is applied to explore poverty dynamics and household-level welfare growth in the absence of panel data sets that follow individuals over time. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129600 AUG 01, 2018

Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro Disclosed

Measuring the Middle Class in Kazakhstan : A Subjective Approach (English)

This paper proposes a model-based approach to estimate income boundaries for identifying the middle class in Kazakhstan over 2003–15. The approach exploits the subjective evaluation of Kazakhstan households about their social status, relating self-declared social class membership to income. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129806 AUG 01, 2018

Pittau,Maria Grazia; Zelli,Roberto Disclosed

PROGEP Rapport d audit (English)

Auditing Document AUD0014946 JUL 30, 2018

Sy,Fatim Seck Disclosed

PROGEP Rapport d audit (English)

Auditing Document AUD0014948 JUL 30, 2018

Sy,Fatim Seck Disclosed

Official Documents- Agreement for PPA Advance V2160-GY (English)

Agreement JUL 18, 2018

LEGRL Disclosed

Cambodia-Enhancement of Poverty Analysis Capacity Project-Audited Management Letter (Dec2017) (English)

Auditing Document AUD0013866 JUL 16, 2018

Pol,Vanna Disclosed

Cambodia-Enhancement of Poverty Analysis Capacity Project-Audited Financial Statements (Dec2017) (English)

Auditing Document AUD0013868 JUL 16, 2018

Pol,Vanna Disclosed

Vietnam - Vietnam Inclusive Innovation (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0021261 JUN 29, 2018

IEG Review Team Disclosed

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Revisiting the Poverty Trend in Rwanda : 2010/11 to 2013/14 (English)
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SEP 13, 2018 WPS8585 Policy Research Working Paper
Growth, Inequality, and Poverty : A Robust Relationship? (English)
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SEP 06, 2018 WPS8578 Policy Research Working Paper
September 2018 PovcalNet Update : What’s New (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129962 Working Paper
Prices Used in Global Poverty Measurement (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129963 Working Paper
Purchasing Power Parities Used in Global Poverty Measurement (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129965 Working Paper
What can we (machine) learn about welfare dynamics from cross-sectional data? (English)
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AUG 08, 2018 WPS8545 Policy Research Working Paper
Lao People's Democratic Republic/EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC- P164813- Lao PDR Competitiveness and Trade Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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AUG 07, 2018 STEP11615 Procurement Plan
Vietnam/EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC- P153544- Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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AUG 06, 2018 STEP11559 Procurement Plan
FY17_Audited project financial statements (English)
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AUG 05, 2018 AUD0015583 Auditing Document
Does the environment matter for poverty reduction ? the role of soil fertility and vegetation vigor in poverty reduction (English)
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AUG 03, 2018 WPS8537 Policy Research Working Paper
Madagascar/AFRICA- P151469- Madagascar Agriculture Rural Growth and Land Management Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 STEP11461 Procurement Plan
Eliciting Accurate Responses to Consumption Questions among IDPS in South Sudan Using Honesty Primes (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129598 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
What Can We (Machine) Learn About Welfare Dynamics from Cross-sectional Data? (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129600 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Measuring the Middle Class in Kazakhstan : A Subjective Approach (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129806 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
PROGEP Rapport d audit (English)
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JUL 30, 2018 AUD0014946 Auditing Document
PROGEP Rapport d audit (English)
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JUL 30, 2018 AUD0014948 Auditing Document
Official Documents- Agreement for PPA Advance V2160-GY (English)
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JUL 18, 2018 Agreement
Cambodia-Enhancement of Poverty Analysis Capacity Project-Audited Management Letter (Dec2017) (English)
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JUL 16, 2018 AUD0013866 Auditing Document
Cambodia-Enhancement of Poverty Analysis Capacity Project-Audited Financial Statements (Dec2017) (English)
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JUL 16, 2018 AUD0013868 Auditing Document
Vietnam - Vietnam Inclusive Innovation (English)
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JUN 29, 2018 ICRR0021261 Implementation Completion Report Review