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Cambodia - Livelihood Enhancement and Association of the Poor Project : environmental assessment : ក្របខ័ណ្ឌគ្រប់គ្រងបរិស្ថាននិងសង្គម (Khmer)

The development objective of Livelihood Enhancement and Association of the Poor Project for Cambodia is to provide poor and vulnerable households in selected rural and urban communities improved access to financial services, opportunities for generating income, and small-scale infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2499 JAN 17, 2017

Ou,Narya English Disclosed

Philippines monthly economic developments (January 2017) (English)

This newsletter about the monthly economic developments of Philippines include the following : (i) The Philippine stock exchange index closed 2016 weaker than the previous year amidst increasing global and local market uncertainties; (ii) Manufacturing activities expanded in November but the growth momentum may have started to moderate; (iii) A large net outflow of funds pulled the November year-to-date Balance of Payments from surplus to a 0.2 US billion dollars deficit; (iv) Exports contracted following two months of growth while imports retained its strong expansion; (v) Despite rising inflationary pressure, the Central Bank did not change its key policy rates in December; (vi) The fiscal deficit widened in January-November as the government accelerated spending, outpacing revenue growth; and (vii) The 2016 unemployment rate dropped to a decade low as the country’s robust economic performance fueled strong job creation. ... See More +

Newsletter 112127 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Gabon - Statistical Development Project : environmental assessment : Termes de references recrutement d'un consultant pour élaboration d'un plan de gestion envionnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2784 DEC 21, 2016

Beidou,Abdoullahi Disclosed

Model and methods for estimating the number of people living in extreme poverty because of the direct impacts of natural disasters (English)

Natural disasters have an impact on poverty through many different channels -- economic growth, health, schooling, behaviors -- that are difficult to quantify. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7887 NOV 14, 2016

Rozenberg,Julie; Hallegatte,Stephane Disclosed

New rural access index : main determinants and correlation to poverty (English)

Transport connectivity is essential to sustain inclusive growth in developing countries, where many rural populations and businesses are still considered to be unconnected to the domestic, regional, or global market. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7876 NOV 02, 2016

Iimi,Atsushi; Ahmed,A.K. Farhad; Anderson,Edward Charles; Diehl,Adam Stone; Maiyo,Laban; Peralta Quiros,Tatiana; Rao,Kulwinder Singh Disclosed

Burundi poverty assessment : Évaluation de la pauvreté au Burundi (French)

Since early 1990’s, Burundi underwent periods of repetitive socio-political tensions, characterized by violent conflicts within the population, positioning the country as a fragile State and one of poorest in the World. ... See More +

Working Paper 107047 NOV 01, 2016

Belghith,Nadia Belhaj Hassine; Bundervoet,Tom; Beko,Aurelien Serge; Tsimpo,Clarence English Disclosed

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

This program document proposes a Third Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation (PRSDPO-III) to the Republic of Liberia for SDR 28.7 million (US$40 million equivalent) in grants which includes US$8 million from the Crisis Response Window (CRW). ... See More +

Program Document 105163 OCT 21, 2016

Disclosed

Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity : Հայաստան - Աղքատության նվազեցում եւ ընդհանուր բարեկեցության (Luhya,Armenian)

Economic growth translated into higher levels of consumption for all parts of the welfare distribution and lower poverty. Consumption growth for the bottom 40 was lower than for the total of the population. ... See More +

Working Paper 108742 OCT 04, 2016

Sinha,Nistha; Meyer,Moritz; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; ErvynKhan, Kadeem; Tsirunyan,Sasun A. Disclosed

Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity (English)

Economic growth translated into higher levels of consumption for all parts of the welfare distribution and lower poverty. Consumption growth for the bottom 40 was lower than for the total of the population. ... See More +

Working Paper 108742 OCT 04, 2016

Sinha,Nistha; Meyer,Moritz; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; ErvynKhan, Kadeem; Tsirunyan,Sasun A. Disclosed

Retooling poverty targeting using out-of-sample validation and machine learning (English)

Proxy means test (PMT) poverty targeting tools have become common tools for beneficiary targeting and poverty assessment where full means tests are costly. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7849 OCT 04, 2016

Mcbride,Linden; Nichols,Austin Disclosed

Rwanda - Third Social Protection System Support Project (English)

The development objective of the Third Social Protection System Support Project for Rwanda is to support the Government of Rwanda to improve the efficiency, accountability and coverage of its social protection system. ... See More +

Program Document 108935 OCT 03, 2016

Disclosed

Vietnam - Systematic Country Diagnostic : Tiếp bước thành công : Nhóm ưu tiên tăng trưởng toàn diện và bền vữn g (Vietnamese)

Vietnam is a leading case of a country that has achieved rapid growth, poverty reduction, and shared prosperity. Vietnam’s past achievements came through a combination of different developments. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 108348 OCT 01, 2016

Eckardt,Sebastian; Demombynes,Gabriel; Chandrasekharan Behr,Diji English Disclosed

Laos - Third Poverty Reduction Support Operation Series Project (English)

Ratings for the Third Poverty Reduction Support Operation Series Project for Lao People's Democratic Republic were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was Significant, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report 108561 SEP 30, 2016

Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 : Rapport annuel 2016 de la Banque mondiale (French)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, English Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 : World Bank annual report 2016 : organizational information and lending data appendixes (Arabic)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 : Informe anual 2016 del Banco Mundial (Spanish)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 : Годовой отчет Всемирного банка 2016 (Russian)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 : Relatório anual de 2016 do Banco Mundial (Portuguese)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Is predicted data a viable alternative to real data ? (English)

It is costly to collect the household- and individual-level data that underlies official estimates of poverty and health. For this reason, developing countries often do not have the budget to update their estimates of poverty and health regularly, even though these estimates are most needed there. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7841 SEP 28, 2016

Fujii,Tomoki; Van Der Weide,Roy Disclosed

Constructing robust poverty trends in the Islamic Republic of Iran : 2008-14 (English)

This paper constructs and tests the robustness of consistently measured poverty trends in the Islamic Republic of Iran after 2008, using international poverty lines based on U.S. dollars at 2011 purchasing power parity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7836 SEP 27, 2016

Atamanov,Aziz; Mostafavi,Mohammad-Hadi; Salehi Isfahani,Djavad; Vishwanath,Tara Disclosed

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Cambodia - Livelihood Enhancement and Association of the Poor Project : environmental assessment : ក្របខ័ណ្ឌគ្រប់គ្រងបរិស្ថាននិងសង្គម (Khmer)
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JAN 17, 2017 SFG2499 Environmental Assessment English
Philippines monthly economic developments (January 2017) (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112127 Newsletter
Gabon - Statistical Development Project : environmental assessment : Termes de references recrutement d'un consultant pour élaboration d'un plan de gestion envionnementale et sociale (French)
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DEC 21, 2016 SFG2784 Environmental Assessment
Model and methods for estimating the number of people living in extreme poverty because of the direct impacts of natural disasters (English)
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NOV 14, 2016 WPS7887 Policy Research Working Paper
New rural access index : main determinants and correlation to poverty (English)
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NOV 02, 2016 WPS7876 Policy Research Working Paper
Burundi poverty assessment : Évaluation de la pauvreté au Burundi (French)
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NOV 01, 2016 107047 Working Paper English
Liberia - Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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OCT 21, 2016 105163 Program Document
Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity : Հայաստան - Աղքատության նվազեցում եւ ընդհանուր բարեկեցության (Luhya,Armenian)
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OCT 04, 2016 108742 Working Paper
Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity (English)
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OCT 04, 2016 108742 Working Paper
Retooling poverty targeting using out-of-sample validation and machine learning (English)
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OCT 04, 2016 WPS7849 Policy Research Working Paper
Rwanda - Third Social Protection System Support Project (English)
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OCT 03, 2016 108935 Program Document
Vietnam - Systematic Country Diagnostic : Tiếp bước thành công : Nhóm ưu tiên tăng trưởng toàn diện và bền vữn g (Vietnamese)
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OCT 01, 2016 108348 Systematic Country Diagnostic English
Laos - Third Poverty Reduction Support Operation Series Project (English)
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SEP 30, 2016 108561 Implementation Completion and Results Report
World Bank annual report 2016 : Rapport annuel 2016 de la Banque mondiale (French)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, English
World Bank annual report 2016 : World Bank annual report 2016 : organizational information and lending data appendixes (Arabic)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World Bank annual report 2016 : Informe anual 2016 del Banco Mundial (Spanish)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World Bank annual report 2016 : Годовой отчет Всемирного банка 2016 (Russian)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, French, Chinese, English
World Bank annual report 2016 : Relatório anual de 2016 do Banco Mundial (Portuguese)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Is predicted data a viable alternative to real data ? (English)
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SEP 28, 2016 WPS7841 Policy Research Working Paper
Constructing robust poverty trends in the Islamic Republic of Iran : 2008-14 (English)
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SEP 27, 2016 WPS7836 Policy Research Working Paper