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The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo : Géographie du bien-être au Bénin, au Burkina Faso, en Côte d’Ivoire et au Togo (French)

This report aims to assess the spatial disparities in economic development along four important dimensions: (i) It provides stylized facts of the underlying forces behind within-country inequality, namely natural endowment, agglomeration economies, and market access. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 118151 AUG 01, 2017

Nguyen,Nga Thi Viet; Dizon,Felipe Jr Fadullon Disclosed

The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo (English)

This report aims to assess the spatial disparities in economic development along four important dimensions: (i) It provides stylized facts of the underlying forces behind within-country inequality, namely natural endowment, agglomeration economies, and market access. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 118151 AUG 01, 2017

Nguyen,Nga Thi Viet; Dizon,Felipe Jr Fadullon Disclosed

Philippines monthly economic developments : August 2017 (English)

The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) posted solid gains in July, yet net foreign buying weakened. In the first seven months of 2017, the PSEi has increased by 17.2 percent, in line with top performing major stock indexes in the Asia-Pacific region. ... See More +

Newsletter 118719 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Surveys, big data, and experiments : how can we best learn about LGBTI development outcomes ? (English)

There is little rigorous quantitative data about the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8154 JUL 31, 2017

Koehler,Dominik; Menzies,Nicholas Disclosed

Poland - Systematic Country Diagnostic : Toward a Strategic, Effective, and Accountable State (English)

The pathway to shared prosperity in Poland is built around growth, inclusion, and sustainability objectives, but success will ultimately depend on a more strategic, effective, and accountable state. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 117802 JUL 31, 2017

Disclosed

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

Program Information Document 118028 JUL 31, 2017

Disclosed

East Asia and Pacific cities : expanding opportunities for the urban poor (English)

Urbanization in East Asia and the Pacific has created enormous opportunity for many. Yet the rapid growth of cities can also create challenges as national and local governments try to keep up with the needs of their growing populations. ... See More +

Publication 117827 JUL 27, 2017

Baker,Judy L.; Gadgil,Gauri Uday Disclosed

Rental regulation and its consequences on measures of well-being in the Arab Republic of Egypt (English)

The paper delves into the implications of a failure to account for rental regulation in the measurement of households' welfare, poverty, and inequality when using household surveys. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8152 JUL 20, 2017

Lara Ibarra,Gabriel; Mendiratta,Vibhuti; Vishwanath,Tara Disclosed

Measuring women's agency (English)

Improving women's agency, namely their ability to define goals and act on them, is crucial for advancing gender equality and the empowerment of women. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8148 JUL 18, 2017

Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Koolwal,Gayatri B.; Annan,Jeannie Ruth; Falb,Kathryn; Goldstein,Markus P. Disclosed

Measuring time use in development settings (English)

This paper discusses the challenges associated with collecting time-use data in developing countries. The paper suggests potential solutions, concentrating on the two most common time-use methods used in development settings: stylized questions and time diaries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8147 JUL 18, 2017

Seymour,Greg; Malapit,Hazel Jean; Quisumbing,Agnes R. Disclosed

Poverty-specific purchasing power parities in Africa (English)

The paper revisits the issue of poverty-specific purchasing power parities (PPPs), using the most recent (2011) International Comparison Program (ICP) results. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8150 JUL 18, 2017

Dikhanov,Yuri M.; Hamadeh,Nada; Vigil Oliver,William; Degefu,Tefera Bekele; Song,Inyoung Disclosed

Distributional impact analysis: toolkit and illustrations of impacts beyond the average treatment effect (English)

Program evaluations often focus on average treatment effects. However, average treatment effects miss important aspects of policy evaluation, such as the impact on inequality and whether treatment harms some individuals. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8139 JUL 06, 2017

Bedoya Arguelles,Guadalupe; Bittarello,Luca; Davis,Jonathan Martin Villars; Mittag,Nikolas Karl Disclosed

Tunisia - WASH and poverty diagnostic (Vol. 2) : Rapport des Comptes WASH (French)

The World Bank funded the present study, Tunisia water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) poverty diagnostics, to assist the Government of Tunisia with exploring the linkages between poverty and WASH services. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS17905 JUL 01, 2017

Tremolet,Sophie Cecile Marie Disclosed

Tunisia - WASH and poverty diagnostic : Synthèse et recommandations politiques (French)

The World Bank funded the present study, Tunisia water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) poverty diagnostics, to assist the Government of Tunisia with exploring the linkages between poverty and WASH services. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS17905 JUL 01, 2017

Tremolet,Sophie Cecile Marie Disclosed

Evaluation of the Village Financial Assistance Program in Aceh province (Bantuan Keuangan Peumakmu Gampong, BKPG) (English)

The Village Financial Assistance Program (Bantuan Keuangan Peumakmu Gampong, BKPG) began in 2009. Through the BKPG program, the Government of Aceh intends to accelerate development and poverty reduction while strengthening the capacity of village governments to deliver needed services. ... See More +

Working Paper 117798 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Beneficiary Assessment of PNPM/RES PEK : Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung (English)

In Papua and West Papua, PNPM Rural is implemented together with RESPEK (Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung, or the Village Development Strategic Plan), a CDD program at the provincial level. ... See More +

Working Paper 117801 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Beneficiary Assessment of PNPM/RES PEK : Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung : Studi Penilaian Penerima Manfaat PNPM/RESPEK Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung (Bahasa (Indonesian))

In Papua and West Papua, PNPM Rural is implemented together with RESPEK (Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung, or the Village Development Strategic Plan), a CDD program at the provincial level. ... See More +

Working Paper 117801 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Uganda - About the 8th economic update (English)

In financial year 2016-2017, the Ugandan economy has grown at a much slower pace than in the past. Growth declined by 0.2 percent in the first quarter of 2016-2017, and overall growth for the year is expected to be lower than the originally projected growth rate of 5.8 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper 117322 JUN 30, 2017

000153476:Rachel K. Sebudde:rsebudde@worldbank.o; rg; Disclosed

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The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo : Géographie du bien-être au Bénin, au Burkina Faso, en Côte d’Ivoire et au Togo (French)
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AUG 01, 2017 118151 Other Poverty Study
The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118151 Other Poverty Study
Philippines monthly economic developments : August 2017 (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118719 Newsletter
Surveys, big data, and experiments : how can we best learn about LGBTI development outcomes ? (English)
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JUL 31, 2017 WPS8154 Policy Research Working Paper
Poland - Systematic Country Diagnostic : Toward a Strategic, Effective, and Accountable State (English)
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JUL 31, 2017 117802 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Liberia - Fourth Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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JUL 31, 2017 118028 Program Information Document
East Asia and Pacific cities : expanding opportunities for the urban poor (English)
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JUL 27, 2017 117827 Publication
Rental regulation and its consequences on measures of well-being in the Arab Republic of Egypt (English)
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JUL 20, 2017 WPS8152 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring women's agency (English)
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JUL 18, 2017 WPS8148 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring time use in development settings (English)
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JUL 18, 2017 WPS8147 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty-specific purchasing power parities in Africa (English)
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JUL 18, 2017 WPS8150 Policy Research Working Paper
Distributional impact analysis: toolkit and illustrations of impacts beyond the average treatment effect (English)
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JUL 06, 2017 WPS8139 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : additional financing - procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự Án Giảm Nghèo Giai Đoạn Thứ Hai Tỉnh Lai Châu : thêm tài chính - kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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JUL 03, 2017 117152 Procurement Plan
Tunisia - WASH and poverty diagnostic (Vol. 2) : Rapport des Comptes WASH (French)
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JUL 01, 2017 ACS17905 Working Paper
Tunisia - WASH and poverty diagnostic : Synthèse et recommandations politiques (French)
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JUL 01, 2017 ACS17905 Working Paper
Evaluation of the Village Financial Assistance Program in Aceh province (Bantuan Keuangan Peumakmu Gampong, BKPG) (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117798 Working Paper
Beneficiary Assessment of PNPM/RES PEK : Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117801 Working Paper
Beneficiary Assessment of PNPM/RES PEK : Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung : Studi Penilaian Penerima Manfaat PNPM/RESPEK Rencana Strategis Pembangunan Kampung (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JUL 01, 2017 117801 Working Paper
Vietnam - Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : additional financing : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Tài trợ bổ sung cho Dự án Giảm nghèo vùng núi phía bắc : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese,English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117791 Procurement Plan
Uganda - About the 8th economic update (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 117322 Working Paper