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The effect of height on earnings : is stature just a proxy for cognitive and non-cognitive skills ? (Inglês)

This study investigates the degree to which the association of height and earnings in Pakistan is independent of other cognitive and socioemotional skills. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8254 NOV 22, 2017

Bossavie,Laurent Loic Yves; Giles,John T.; Mete,Cem; Alderman,Harold H. Disclosed

The 1.5 billion people question : food, vouchers, or cash transfers? (Inglês)

With 1.5 billion people covered globally, food and voucher programs provide an important lifeline for the poor and vulnerable. The study is the 1.5 Billion People Question: Food, Vouchers or Cash Transfers? ... Exibir mais +

Publicação 120368 NOV 11, 2017

Alderman,Harold H.; Gentilini,Ugo; Yemtsov,Ruslan G. Disclosed

Is consanguinity an impediment to improving human development outcomes ? (Inglês)

This paper uses unique data collected in rural Pakistan to assess the extent to which consanguinity, which is widespread in North Africa, Central and West Asia, and most parts of South Asia, is linked to child cognitive ability and nutritional status. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8074 MAY 24, 2017

Mete,Cem; Bossavie,Laurent Loic Yves; Giles,John T.; Alderman,Harold H. Disclosed

The contribution of increased equity to the estimated social benefits from a transfer program : an illustration from PROGRESA/oportunidades (Inglês)

Most impact evaluations of Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) and Unconditional Cash Transfers (UCTs) focus on the returns to increased human capital investments that will be reaped largely or exclusively in the future (e.g., when current children have increased productivities as adults). ... Exibir mais +

WPS8026 APR 10, 2017

Alderman,Harold H.; Behrman,Jere R.; Tasneem,Afia Disclosed

Big numbers about small children : estimating the economic benefits of addressing under nutrition (Inglês)

Different approaches have been used to estimate the economic benefits of reducing undernutrition and to estimate the costs of investing in such programs on a global scale. ... Exibir mais +

Artigo de revista 129181 OCT 03, 2016

Alderman,Harold H.; Behrman,Jere R.; Puett, Chloe Disclosed

Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition : summary of evidence prepared for the Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs, 2015 (Inglês)

The global forum on nutrition-sensitive social protection programs, convened by securenutrition and the Russian Federation, brought together 150 donors, implementers, and country leaders to identify practical ways to link the nutrition and social protection agendas. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 106265 JUN 22, 2016

Alderman,Harold H. Disclosed

How can safety nets contribute to economic growth? (Inglês)

This paper provides an up-to date and selective review of the literature on how social safety nets contribute to growth. The evidence is carefully chosen to show how safety nets have the potential to overcome constraints on growth linked to market failures, and is organized into four distinct pathways: i) encouraging asset accumulation by changing incentives and by addressing imperfections in financial markets caused by constraints in obtaining credit, and from information asymmetries; overcoming such failures helps households to invest into their human capital or productive assets; ii) failures in insurance markets especially in low income setting; safety nets are assisting in managing risk both ex post and ex ante; iii) safety nets are overcoming failure to create assets and other local economy complementary factors to household-level investments; iv) safety nets are shown to relax political constraints on policy. ... Exibir mais +

Artigo de revista 112395 JAN 01, 2014

Alderman,Harold H.; Yemtsov,Ruslan G. Inglês Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 28 (1) (Inglês)

This paper is organized in following headings: how can safety nets contribute to economic growth?; political reforms and public policy: evidence from agricultural and food policies; food security and storage in the Middle East and North Africa; preferential market access design: evidence and lessons from african apparel exports to the united states and the European Union;network proximity and business practices in african manufacturing; the impact of financial literacy training for migrants; policy barriers to international trade in services: evidence from a new database. ... Exibir mais +

Publicação 113048 JAN 01, 2014

Alderman,Harold H.; Yemtsov,Ruslan G.; Olper,Alessandro; Fałkowski,Jan; Swinnen,Johan F. M.; Larson,Donald F.; Lampietti,Julian A.; Gouel,Christophe; Cafiero,Carlo; Roberts,John; De Melo,Jaime A. P.; Portugal-Perez,Alberto; Fafchamps,Marcel; Soderbom,Mans Martin; Gibson,Jhon; Mckenzie,David J.; Zia,Bilal Husnain; Borchert,Ingo; Gootiiz,Batshur; Mattoo,Aaditya Disclosed

Almost random : evaluating a large-scale randomized nutrition program in the presence of crossover (Inglês)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Almost random : evaluating a large-scale randomized nutrition program in the presence of crossover, conducted in 2002 in Senegal. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 81195 AUG 14, 2013

Linnemayr, Sebastian; Alderman, Harold Disclosed

Impact evaluation of school feeding programs in Lao People's Democratic Republic (Inglês)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Impact evaluation of school feeding programs in Lao People's Democratic Republic, conducted between 2006 and 2008 in Lao People's Democratic Republic. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 81367 AUG 14, 2013

Buttenheim, Alison; Alderman, Harold; Friedman, Jed Disclosed

The impact of alternative food for education programs on learning achievement and cognitive development in Northern Uganda (Inglês)

This brief summarizes the impact of alternative food for education programs on learning achievement and cognitive development in Northern Uganda. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 81499 AUG 14, 2013

Adelman, Sarah; Alderman, Harold; Gilligan, Daniel; Leher, Kim Disclosed

Educational and health impacts of two school feeding schemes (Inglês)

This brief summarizes the results of a impact evaluation study, entitled Educational and health impacts of two school feeding schemes, conducted between 2006 and 2007 in Burkina Faso. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 81309 AUG 14, 2013

Kazianga, Harounan; de Walque, Damien; Alderman, Harold Disclosed

Child growth, shocks, and food aid in rural Ethiopia (Inglês)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Child growth, shocks, and food aid in rural Ethiopia, conducted between 1995 and 1996 in Ethiopia. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 81213 AUG 14, 2013

Yamano, Takashi; Alderman, Harold; Christiaensen, Luc Disclosed

Improving nutrition through community growth promotion : longitudinal study of the nutrition and early child development program in Uganda (Inglês)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Improving nutrition through community growth promotion : longitudinal study of the nutrition and early child development (ECD) program in Uganda, conducted in 1998, but many communities did not begin to receive the program until late 2001 in Uganda. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 81373 AUG 14, 2013

Alderman,Harold H. Disclosed

How can safety nets contribute to economic growth ? (Inglês)

The paper provides an up-to date and selective review of the literature on how social safety nets contribute to growth. The evidence is carefully chosen to show how safety nets have the potential to overcome constraints on growth linked to market failures, and is organized into 4 distinct pathways: i) encouraging asset accumulation by changing incentives and by addressing imperfections in financial markets caused by constraints in obtaining credit, and from information asymmetries; overcoming such failures helps households to invest into their human capital or productive assets; ii) failures in insurance markets especially in low income setting; safety nets are assisting in managing risk both ex post and ex ante; iii) safety nets are overcoming failure to create assets and other local economy complementary factors to household-level investments; iv) safety nets are shown to relax political constraints on policy. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS6437 MAY 01, 2013

Alderman, Harold; Yemtsov, Ruslan Disclosed

Conducting ethical economic research: complications from the field (Inglês)

This essay discusses practical issues confronted when conducting surveys as well as designing appropriate field trials. First, it looks at the challenge of ensuring transparency while maintaining confidentiality. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS6446 MAY 01, 2013

Alderman, Harold; Das, Jishnu; Rao, Vijayendra Disclosed

Improving nutrition through multisectoral approaches (Francês)

This report provides operational guidance to maximize the impact of investments on nutrition outcomes for women and young children. The recommendations in this document build on evidence to date on issues of malnutrition, with the aim of providing concrete guidance on how to mainstream nutrition into agriculture, social protection, and health. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 75102 JAN 01, 2013

Alderman,Harold H.; Elder,Leslie K.; Goyal,Aparajita; Herforth,Anna Whitson; Hoberg,Yurie Tanimichi; Marini,Alessandra; Ruel Bergeron,Julie; Saavedra Chanduvi,Jaime; Shekar,Meera; Tiwari,Sailesh; Zaman,Hassan Espanhol, Inglês, Disclosed

Improving nutrition through multisectoral approaches (Inglês)

This report provides operational guidance to maximize the impact of investments on nutrition outcomes for women and young children. The recommendations in this document build on evidence to date on issues of malnutrition, with the aim of providing concrete guidance on how to mainstream nutrition into agriculture, social protection, and health. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 75102 JAN 01, 2013

Alderman,Harold H.; Elder,Leslie K.; Goyal,Aparajita; Herforth,Anna Whitson; Hoberg,Yurie Tanimichi; Marini,Alessandra; Ruel Bergeron,Julie; Saavedra Chanduvi,Jaime; Shekar,Meera; Tiwari,Sailesh; Zaman,Hassan Espanhol, Francês, Inglês Disclosed

Improving nutrition through multisectoral approaches (Espanhol)

This report provides operational guidance to maximize the impact of investments on nutrition outcomes for women and young children. The recommendations in this document build on evidence to date on issues of malnutrition, with the aim of providing concrete guidance on how to mainstream nutrition into agriculture, social protection, and health. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 75102 JAN 01, 2013

Alderman,Harold H.; Elder,Leslie K.; Goyal,Aparajita; Herforth,Anna Whitson; Hoberg,Yurie Tanimichi; Marini,Alessandra; Ruel Bergeron,Julie; Saavedra Chanduvi,Jaime; Shekar,Meera; Tiwari,Sailesh; Zaman,Hassan Espanhol, Francês, Inglês Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 27 (2) (Inglês)

This issue of the World Bank research observer contains the following articles: the odds of achieving the MDGs; the challenges of bankruptcy reform; school feeding programs and development: are we framing the question correctly? ... Exibir mais +

Publicação 80525 AUG 01, 2012

Pagiola, Stefano; Go, Delfin S.; Quijada, Jose Alejandro; Cirmizi, Elena; Klapper, Leora; Uttamchandani, Mahesh; Alderman, Harold; Bundy, Donald; Wright, Brian D.; Whittington, Dale Disclosed

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The effect of height on earnings : is stature just a proxy for cognitive and non-cognitive skills ? (Inglês)
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NOV 22, 2017 WPS8254 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
The 1.5 billion people question : food, vouchers, or cash transfers? (Inglês)
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NOV 11, 2017 120368 Publicação
Is consanguinity an impediment to improving human development outcomes ? (Inglês)
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MAY 24, 2017 WPS8074 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
The contribution of increased equity to the estimated social benefits from a transfer program : an illustration from PROGRESA/oportunidades (Inglês)
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APR 10, 2017 WPS8026
Big numbers about small children : estimating the economic benefits of addressing under nutrition (Inglês)
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OCT 03, 2016 129181 Artigo de revista
Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition : summary of evidence prepared for the Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs, 2015 (Inglês)
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JUN 22, 2016 106265 Documento de Trabalho
How can safety nets contribute to economic growth? (Inglês)
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JAN 01, 2014 112395 Artigo de revista Inglês
The World Bank economic review 28 (1) (Inglês)
Exibir mais +
JAN 01, 2014 113048 Publicação
Almost random : evaluating a large-scale randomized nutrition program in the presence of crossover (Inglês)
Exibir mais +
AUG 14, 2013 81195 Informativo
Impact evaluation of school feeding programs in Lao People's Democratic Republic (Inglês)
Exibir mais +
AUG 14, 2013 81367 Informativo
The impact of alternative food for education programs on learning achievement and cognitive development in Northern Uganda (Inglês)
Exibir mais +
AUG 14, 2013 81499 Informativo
Educational and health impacts of two school feeding schemes (Inglês)
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AUG 14, 2013 81309 Informativo
Child growth, shocks, and food aid in rural Ethiopia (Inglês)
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AUG 14, 2013 81213 Informativo
Improving nutrition through community growth promotion : longitudinal study of the nutrition and early child development program in Uganda (Inglês)
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AUG 14, 2013 81373 Informativo
How can safety nets contribute to economic growth ? (Inglês)
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MAY 01, 2013 WPS6437 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Conducting ethical economic research: complications from the field (Inglês)
Exibir mais +
MAY 01, 2013 WPS6446 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Improving nutrition through multisectoral approaches (Francês)
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JAN 01, 2013 75102 Documento de Trabalho Espanhol, Inglês,
Improving nutrition through multisectoral approaches (Inglês)
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JAN 01, 2013 75102 Documento de Trabalho Espanhol, Francês, Inglês
Improving nutrition through multisectoral approaches (Espanhol)
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JAN 01, 2013 75102 Documento de Trabalho Espanhol, Francês, Inglês
The World Bank research observer 27 (2) (Inglês)
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AUG 01, 2012 80525 Publicação