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Nowcasting Poverty in India for 2014-15 : A Survey to Survey Imputation Approach (Inglês)

Because of India's size, the age of its most recent available poverty survey, and the availability of a more recent nationally representative survey, the World Bank utilized a survey to survey imputation exercise as a key input to estimate poverty in 2015. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 130008 SEP 01, 2018

Newhouse,David Locke; Vyas,Pallavi Disclosed

The cost of nutritious food in South Asia (Inglês)

The high cost of nutritious foods can worsen poor diets and nutrition outcomes especially among low-income households. Yet little is known about the spatial and temporal patterns of the cost of nutritious diets in South Asia, where malnutrition in multiple forms remains high. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8557 AUG 16, 2018

Dizon,Felipe Jr Fadullon; Herforth,Anna Whitson Disclosed

Mobility and congestion in urban India (Inglês)

This paper uses a popular web mapping and transportation service to generate information for more than 22 million counterfactual trip instances in 154 large Indian cities. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8546 AUG 09, 2018

Akbar,Prottoy Aman; Couture,Victor; Duranton,Gilles; Ghani,Ejaz; Storeygard,Adam Disclosed

Aquatic salinization and mangrove species in a changing climate : impact in the Indian Sundarbans (Inglês)

This paper contributes to understanding the physical and economic effects of salinity diffusion and planning for appropriate adaptation for managing the Sundarbans in a changing climate, with a focus on the West Bengal portion of the tidal-wetland forest delta. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8532 JUL 13, 2018

Mukhopadhyay,Anirban; Wheeler,David J.; Dasgupta,Susmita; Dey,Ajanta; Sobhan,Istiak Disclosed

Measuring districts' monthly economic activity from outer space (Inglês)

Evening-hour luminosity observed using satellites is a good proxy for economic activity. The strengths of measuring economic activity using nightlight measurements include that the data capture informal activity, are available in near real-time, are cheap to obtain, and can be used to conduct very spatially granular analysis. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8523 JUL 12, 2018

Beyer,Robert Carl Michael; Chhabra,Esha; Galdo,Virgilio; Rama,Martin G. Disclosed

Jati inequality in rural Bihar (Inglês)

Caste is a persistent driver of inequality in India, and it is generally analyzed with government-defined broad categories, such as Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8512 JUL 10, 2018

Joshi,Shareen; Kochhar,Nishtha; Rao,Vijayendra Disclosed

The ecological impact of transportation infrastructure (Inglês)

There is a long-standing debate over whether new roads unavoidably lead to environmental damage, especially forest loss, but causal identification has been elusive. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8507 JUL 09, 2018

Asher,Samuel Edward; Garg,Teevrat; Novosad,Paul Michael Disclosed

Forests and fire : strengthening prevention and management in India (Inglês)

Fire has been a part of India’s landscape since time immemorial and can play a vital role in healthy forests, recycling nutrients, helping tree species regenerate, removing invasive weeds and pathogens, and maintaining habitat for some wildlife. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 127284 JUN 14, 2018

Sall,Christopher; Suresh,Shraddha; Mitchell,Andrew Michael; Dogra,Pyush; Narain,Urvashi; Smith, Ross Disclosed

Rural roads and local economic development (Inglês)

Nearly one billion people worldwide live in rural areas without access to the paved road network. This paper measures the impacts of India's $40 billion national rural road construction program using regression discontinuity and data covering every individual and firm in rural India. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8466 JUN 05, 2018

Asher,Samuel Edward; Novosad,Paul Michael Disclosed

Public health in India and four states in transition (Inglês)

An epidemiological transition is well underway in India, in common with countries throughout much of the developing world. The transition refers to a change in the prevailing causes of illness (morbidity) and death (mortality) that is often observed by demographers as economic development and technology enables improvements in public health and sanitation. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 127758 JUN 01, 2018

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Gender in Water Snapshot : Swatchh Bharat Mission – Gramin. (Inglês)

In many parts of the world, a combination of social norms and lack of adequate sanitation facilities leaves people with little choice but to defecate in the open. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 128320 JUN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Using courts to realize education rights : reflections from India and Indonesia (Inglês)

This paper examines the role of courts in promoting fulfillment of the right to education in developing country democracies, focusing on India and Indonesia—two countries that have experienced increased education rights litigation in recent years. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8448 MAY 21, 2018

Rosser,Andrew; Joshi,Anuradha Disclosed

Rajasthan playing to its strengths : a strategy for sustained and inclusive growth (Inglês)

India’s largest state by area, Rajasthan also stands out in economic performance and achieved a greater reduction in poverty than any other low income state. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 126137 MAY 01, 2018

Disclosed

The World Bank in India newsletter vol. 16 (no. 6) (Inglês)

This newsletter includes the following headings: A new beginning for widows from fishing communities; pathways to prosperity – World Bank series; development dialogue: India’s growth story; implementation completion report (ICR) update: Assam agricultural competitiveness project; face to face; lighthouse India; recent project approvals and signings; new additions to the public information center; and contact information ... Exibir mais +

Boletim 126736 MAY 01, 2018

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Impact of STIR’s programming on teacher motivation and student learning (Inglês)

The theory-of-change narrative that follows builds on STIR’s documentation as well as ID insight's understanding of the program, built through discussions and workshops with STIR (STIR Education 2015).This narrative follows the order of and is supplemented by the following detailed diagram in Table A6, we provide additional detail about the illustrated links and assumptions. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 127797 MAY 01, 2018

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Estimating intergenerational mobility with incomplete data : coresidency and truncation bias in rank-based relative and absolute mobility measures (Inglês)

The rank-based measures of intergenerational mobility have become increasingly popular in economics literature. Recent evidence shows that rank-based measures are less affected by measurement error and life-cycle bias compared with other standard measures such as intergenerational regression coefficient and intergenerational correlation. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8414 APR 18, 2018

Emran,M. Shahe; Shilpi,Forhad J. Disclosed

Closer, but no cigar : intergenerational mobility across caste groups in India (Inglês)

This paper compares the intergenerational mobility of educational and occupational attainment of men from disadvantaged groups (Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST)) in India with the intergenerational mobility of men outside these groups during 1983-2009. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8401 APR 11, 2018

Sinha,Rishabh Disclosed

Paris climate agreement and the global economy : winners and losers (Inglês)

The 2015 Paris Climate Agreement was the first instance of countries adhering to take a collective action against global warming. More than 190 countries came forward and submitted their contributions in the form of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, reflective of their ability and capacity to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as each country set its own targets and actions. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8392 APR 02, 2018

Mani,Muthukumara S.; Hussein,Zekarias; Gopalakrishnan,Badri Narayanan; Wadhwa,Deepika Disclosed

A Window of Opportunity : A Diagnostic of Adolescent Girls and Young Women’s Socio-Economic Empowerment in Jharkhand, India (Inglês)

The study reveals substantial vulnerabilities and exclusion of this population; key constraints toeducation, training, and employment; and insights for the design and delivery of programming to improve educational and labor market outcomes. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 125153 APR 01, 2018

Morton,Matthew H.; Bhattacharya,Shrayana; Kumar,Pravesh Disclosed

Case study - Cultivating a love of learning in K-12 : BYJU’s : how a learning app is promoting deep conceptual understanding that is improving educational outcomes in India (Inglês)

Quality learning is important to prepare students to succeed in the jobs of tomorrow. Yet across the world, a Learning crisis is unfolding. Globally, enrollment gaps between high and low-income countries have narrowed significantly in basic and secondary education. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 125923 APR 01, 2018

Casanova,Ann Marie Disclosed

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