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Kenya - Nairobi Metropolitan Services Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 23) : Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for improvement of access road to the Mtubiri sanitary landfill facility (English)

The objective of the Nairobi Metropolitan Services Improvement Project for Kenya is to strengthen governance and service delivery in the Nairobi Metropolitan area. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1405 NOV 20, 2017

Babijes,Roderick M.; Kenya Disclosed

From falling behind to catching up : A country economic memorandum for Malawi (English)

Despite decades of development efforts supported by significant amounts of foreign aid, Malawi has experienced weak and volatile economic growth over a sustained period of time and has fallen behind its peers. ... See More +

Publication 121007 NOV 07, 2017

Record,Richard James Lowden; Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness; Kumar,Praveen Disclosed

What are the effects of expanding a social pension program on extreme poverty and labor supply ? evidence from Mexico's pension program for the elderly (English)

In 2013, Mexico's Social Pension Program for the Elderly was expanded by changing its eligibility threshold from age 70 to age 65. Using pooled cross-sectional data from Mexico's National Household Income and Expenditure Survey, the exogenous variation around eligibility age was exploited to uncover the causal effects of this expansion on extreme poverty and labor supply of the newly eligible population, and to explore potential transmission mechanisms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8229 OCT 30, 2017

Avila Parra,Clemente; Escamilla Guerrero,David Ricardo Disclosed

Zanzibar poverty assessment (English)

Zanzibar recorded an important decline in urban poverty, while rural poverty did not change, and poverty increased on the island of Pemba Basic needs poverty and extreme poverty both declined by 4.5 and 1 percentage points, respectively, at the national level in Zanzibar since 2010. ... See More +

Poverty Assessment 120689 OCT 26, 2017

Belghith,Nadia Belhaj Hassine; De Boisseson,Pierre Marie Antoine Disclosed

Kosovo - Statistics for Decision Making in Kosovo : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Statistics for Decision Making in Kosovo is to strengthen the production of data and indicators by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) in key areas, including poverty, social inclusion, health and informality. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29399 OCT 11, 2017

Van Gelder,Linda Disclosed

Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Conditional Cash Transfers Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Conditional Cash Transfers Project is to strengthen the effectiveness and efficiency of the Government of Macedonia's (GoM) social safety net through (a) the introduction of conditional cash transfers; and (b) improvements in the administration, oversight, monitoring, and evaluation of social assistance transfers. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29372 SEP 18, 2017

Disclosed

The many faces of deprivation : a multidimensional approach to poverty in Armenia (English)

This note describes a new measure of multidimensional poverty developed for Armenia. In 2013, the National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia and the World Bank began work on a national measure of multidimensional poverty to supplement the consumption poverty indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 119327 AUG 29, 2017

Martirosova,Diana; Inan,Osman Kaan; Meyer,Moritz; Sinha,Nistha Disclosed

An analysis of poverty in Myanmar : part one - trends between 2004/05 and 2015 (Vol. 2) (English)

A joint analysis of poverty and living standards was conducted by a technical team from the Ministry of Planning and Finance, Government of Myanmar, and the Poverty and Equity Global Practice of the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 118851 AUG 01, 2017

Burmese Disclosed

An analysis of poverty in Myanmar : part one - trends between 2004/05 and 2015 (Vol. 2) (Burmese)

A joint analysis of poverty and living standards was conducted by a technical team from the Ministry of Planning and Finance, Government of Myanmar, and the Poverty and Equity Global Practice of the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 118851 AUG 01, 2017

English Disclosed

The World Bank annual report 2017 : end extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity : Main report (English)

The World Bank annual report is prepared by the Executive Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA) -collectively known as the World Bank - in accordance with the by-laws of the two institutions. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 120298 JUL 01, 2017

Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese Disclosed

The World Bank annual report 2017 : end extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity (Vol. 3) : Organizational information and lending data appendixes (English)

The World Bank annual report is prepared by the Executive Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA) -collectively known as the World Bank - in accordance with the by-laws of the two institutions. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 120298 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

The World Bank annual report 2017 : end extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity (Vol. 2) : Management's discussion and analysis and financial statements (FY2017) (English)

The World Bank annual report is prepared by the Executive Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA) -collectively known as the World Bank - in accordance with the by-laws of the two institutions. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 120298 JUN 30, 2017

Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoire - First, Second and Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)

Ratings of First, Second and Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project for Cote d'Ivoire were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was high, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3959 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Madagascar - Completion and learning review for country assistance strategy for the period FY07-FY13 : IEG review (English)

This review covers both Madagascar’s Country Assistance Strategy (CAS, FY07-FY11) and Interim Strategy Note (ISN, FY12-FY13). While the CAS was a joint WBG document, the ISN was an IDA only document. ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 116722 JUN 16, 2017

Disclosed

Chile - Systematic Country Diagnostic : Transitioning to a Prosperous Society (English)

Three key characteristics help shed light on Chile’s development performance. First, strong institutions and sound macroeconomic policies have contributed to long-term economic growth. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 107903 JUN 06, 2017

Disclosed

Yemen poverty notes (English)

Working Paper 116403 JUN 01, 2017

Tiwari,Sailesh Disclosed

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

Program Information Document AB7888 MAY 24, 2017

Disclosed

When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (English)

The Dominican Republic has enjoyed one of the strongest growth rates in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the past 20 years. It also experiences high growth with limited poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 115257 MAY 23, 2017

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Sirtaine,Sophie Spanish Disclosed

When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (Spanish)

The Dominican Republic has enjoyed one of the strongest growth rates in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the past 20 years. It also experiences high growth with limited poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 115257 MAY 05, 2017

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Sirtaine,Sophie English Disclosed

Sao Tome and Principe - Second Strengthening Growth and Building Foundations for Poverty Reduction Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7885 MAY 02, 2017

Disclosed

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Kenya - Nairobi Metropolitan Services Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 23) : Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for improvement of access road to the Mtubiri sanitary landfill facility (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 SFG1405 Environmental Assessment
From falling behind to catching up : A country economic memorandum for Malawi (English)
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NOV 07, 2017 121007 Publication
What are the effects of expanding a social pension program on extreme poverty and labor supply ? evidence from Mexico's pension program for the elderly (English)
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OCT 30, 2017 WPS8229 Policy Research Working Paper
Zanzibar poverty assessment (English)
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OCT 26, 2017 120689 Poverty Assessment
Kosovo - Statistics for Decision Making in Kosovo : restructuring (English)
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OCT 11, 2017 RES29399 Project Paper
Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Conditional Cash Transfers Project : restructuring (English)
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SEP 18, 2017 RES29372 Project Paper
The many faces of deprivation : a multidimensional approach to poverty in Armenia (English)
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AUG 29, 2017 119327 Working Paper
An analysis of poverty in Myanmar : part one - trends between 2004/05 and 2015 (Vol. 2) (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118851 Working Paper Burmese
An analysis of poverty in Myanmar : part one - trends between 2004/05 and 2015 (Vol. 2) (Burmese)
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AUG 01, 2017 118851 Working Paper English
The World Bank annual report 2017 : end extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity : Main report (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 120298 World Bank Annual Report Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese
The World Bank annual report 2017 : end extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity (Vol. 3) : Organizational information and lending data appendixes (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 120298 World Bank Annual Report
The World Bank annual report 2017 : end extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity (Vol. 2) : Management's discussion and analysis and financial statements (FY2017) (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 120298 World Bank Annual Report
Cote d'Ivoire - First, Second and Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 ICR3959 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Madagascar - Completion and learning review for country assistance strategy for the period FY07-FY13 : IEG review (English)
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JUN 16, 2017 116722 CAS Completion Report Review
Chile - Systematic Country Diagnostic : Transitioning to a Prosperous Society (English)
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JUN 06, 2017 107903 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Yemen poverty notes (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116403 Working Paper
Liberia - Third Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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MAY 24, 2017 AB7888 Program Information Document
When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 115257 Publication Spanish
When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (Spanish)
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MAY 05, 2017 115257 Publication English
Sao Tome and Principe - Second Strengthening Growth and Building Foundations for Poverty Reduction Project (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 AB7885 Program Information Document