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Nutrition, religion, and widowhood in Nigeria (Inglês)

It is known that Muslim women in Nigeria have significantly worse nutritional status than their Christian counterparts. The paper first shows that this difference is explained by covariates including geographic location, ethnicity, household wealth, and women’s education. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8549 AUG 13, 2018

Milazzo,Annamaria; Van De Walle,Dominique Disclosed

Marital shocks and women's welfare in Africa (Inglês)

Marital shocks are exceedingly common for women in Sub-Saharan Africa. The paper investigates whether women who have suffered a marital rupture experience lower welfare levels relative to married women in their first union. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8306 JAN 17, 2018

Van De Walle,Dominique; Djuikom,Marie Albertine Disclosed

Marital trajectories and women's well-being in Senegal (Inglês)

Divorce and widowhood succeeded by remarriage are common for women in Africa. A key question is how such discontinuous marital trajectories affect women's well-being. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8230 OCT 30, 2017

Lambert,Sylvie; Van De Walle,Dominique; Villar,Paola Disclosed

Are poor individuals mainly found in poor households ? evidence using nutrition data for Africa (Inglês)

Antipoverty policies in developing countries often assume that targeting poor households will be reasonably effective in reaching poor individuals. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8001 MAR 09, 2017

Brown,Caitlin Susan; Ravallion,Martin; Van De Walle,Dominique Inglês Disclosed

Long-term Gains from Electrification in Rural India (Inglês)

The authors know surprisingly little about the long-run impacts of household electrification. This paper studies the impacts on consumption in rural India over a seventeen-year period, allowing for both internal and external (villagelevel) effects. ... Exibir mais +

Artigo de revista 140526 JAN 01, 2017

Van De Walle,Dominique; Ravallion,Martin; Mendiratta,Vibhuti; Koolwal,Gayatri B. Disclosed

The World Bank Economic Review 31 (2) (Inglês)

The World Bank Economic Review is a professional journal used for the dissemination of research in development economics broadly relevant to the development profession and to the World Bank in pursuing its development mandate. ... Exibir mais +

Publicação 140496 JAN 01, 2017

Aburto-Oropeza, Octavio; Leslie, Heather M.; Mack-Crane, Austen; Nagavarapu,Sriniketh Suryasesha; Reddy, Sheila M.W.; Sievanen. Leila; Calvo-Gonzalez,Oscar; Cunha,Barbara; Trezzi,Riccardo; Bas,Maria; Berthou, Antoine; Van De Walle,Dominique; Ravallion,Martin; Mendiratta,Vibhuti; Koolwal,Gayatri B.; Diao,Xinshen; Harttgen,Kenneth; Mcmillan,Margaret S.; Wydick,Bruce W.; Glewwe,Paul W.; Rutledge, Laine; Rijkers,Bob; Baghdadi,Leila; Raballand,Gael J. R. F.; Mu,Ren; Du,Yang; Gibson,John; Le,Trinh; Kim, Bonggeun; Beasley,Elizabeth Ruth; Huillery,Elise; Bell,Clive L.G.; Mejia,Daniel; Restrepo,Pascual; Rozo,Sandra V. Disclosed

A poor means test ? econometric targeting in Africa (Inglês)

Proxy-means testing is a popular method of poverty targeting with imperfect information. In a now widely-used version, a regression for log consumption calibrates a proxy-means test score based on chosen covariates, which is then implemented for targeting out-of-sample. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS7915 DEC 13, 2016

Brown,Caitlin Susan; Ravallion,Martin; Van De Walle,Dominique Disclosed

Is workfare cost-effective against poverty in a poor labor-surplus economy (Inglês)

Workfare has often seemed an attractive option for making self-targeted transfers to poor people. But is this incentive argument strong enough in practice to prefer unproductive workfare to even untargeted cash transfers? ... Exibir mais +

Artigo de revista 129197 AUG 05, 2015

Murgai,Rinku; Ravallion,Martin; Van De Walle,Dominique Disclosed

Women left behind ? poverty and headship in Africa (Inglês)

This paper is motivated by two stylized facts about poverty in Africa: female-headed households tend to be poorer, and poverty has been falling in the aggregate since the 1990s. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS7331 JUN 23, 2015

Milazzo,Annamaria; Van De Walle,Dominique Disclosed

Testing information constraints on India's largest antipoverty program (Inglês)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2013 paper entitled, Testing information constraints on India's largest antipoverty program, conducted between between 2009 and 2010 in India. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 90356 SEP 02, 2014

ravallion, Martin ; Walle, Dominique van de ; Dutta, Puja ; Margai, Rinku Disclosed

Right to work? : assessing India's employment guarantee scheme in Bihar (Inglês)

In 2006, India embarked on an ambitious attempt to fight poverty by attempting to introduce a wage floor in a setting in which many unskilled workers earn less than the minimum wage. ... Exibir mais +

Publicação 85414 FEB 01, 2014

Dutta,Puja Vasudeva; Murgai,Rinku; Ravallion,Martin; Van De Walle,Dominique Disclosed

Is workfare cost-effective against poverty in a poor labor-surplus economy? (Inglês)

Workfare schemes impose work requirements on beneficiaries. This has seemed an attractive idea for self-targeting transfers to poor people. This incentive argument does not imply, however, that workfare is more cost-effective against poverty than even poorly-targeted options, given hidden costs of participation. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS6673 OCT 01, 2013

Murgai, Rinku; Ravallion, Martin; van de Walle, Dominique Disclosed

Testing information constraints on India's largest antipoverty program (Inglês)

Public knowledge about India's ambitious Employment Guarantee Scheme is low in one of India's poorest states, Bihar, where participation is also unusually low. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS6598 SEP 01, 2013

Ravallion, Martin; van de Walle, Dominique; Dutta, Puja; Murgai, Rinku Disclosed

Long-term impacts of household electrification in rural India (Inglês)

India's huge expansion in rural electrification in the 1980s and 1990s offers lessons for other countries today. The paper examines the long-term effects of household electrification on consumption, labor supply, and schooling in rural India over 1982-99. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS6527 JUN 01, 2013

van de Walle, Dominique; Ravallion, Martin; Mendiratta, Vibhuti; Koolwal, Gayatri Disclosed

Does India's employment guarantee scheme guarantee employment ? (Inglês)

In 2005 India introduced an ambitious national anti-poverty program, now called the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. The program offers up to 100 days of unskilled manual labor per year on public works projects for any rural household member who wants such work at the stipulated minimum wage rate. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS6003 MAR 01, 2012

Dutta, Puja; Murgai, Rinku; Ravallion., Martin; van de Walle, Dominique Disclosed

Better access to water raises welfare, but not women's off-farm work (Inglês)

In the developing world, poor rural women and their children spend considerable time collecting water. Do women living in areas where more time is needed for water collection tend to participate less in income-earning, market-based activities? ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 64928 OCT 01, 2011

Koolwal, Gayatri; Walle, Dominique van de Disclosed

Lasting welfare effects of widowhood in a poor country : Effets persistants du veuvage sur le bien-être dans un pays pauvre (Francês)

Little is known about the situation facing widows and their dependent children in West Africa especially after the widow remarries. Women in Malian society are vulnerable to the loss of husbands especially in rural areas. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS5734 JUL 01, 2011

van de Walle, Dominique Inglês, Disclosed

Lasting welfare effects of widowhood in a poor country (Inglês)

Little is known about the situation facing widows and their dependent children in West Africa especially after the widow remarries. Women in Malian society are vulnerable to the loss of husbands especially in rural areas. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS5734 JUL 01, 2011

van de Walle, Dominique Francês, Inglês Disclosed

Is it what you inherited or what you learnt ? Intergenerational linkage and interpersonal inequality in Senegal (Inglês)

Institutional features of the African setting -- large extended families and imperfect credit and land markets -- matter to the equity and efficiency roles played by intergenerational linkages. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS5658 MAY 01, 2011

Lambert, Sylvie; Ravallion, Martin; van de Walle, Dominique Disclosed

Catching up slowly : ethnic and gender inequalities in Lao PDR (Inglês)

In addition to the majority Lao-Tai (67 percent of the population), the 5 million residents of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) include three major non-Lao-Tai ethno-linguistic groups: the Mon-Khmer (21 percent), the Hmong-Lu Mien (8 percent), and the Chine- Tibetan (3 percent). ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 64762 NOV 01, 2010

King, Elizabeth M.; Walle, Dominique van de Disclosed

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Nutrition, religion, and widowhood in Nigeria (Inglês)
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AUG 13, 2018 WPS8549 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Marital shocks and women's welfare in Africa (Inglês)
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JAN 17, 2018 WPS8306 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Marital trajectories and women's well-being in Senegal (Inglês)
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OCT 30, 2017 WPS8230 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Are poor individuals mainly found in poor households ? evidence using nutrition data for Africa (Inglês)
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MAR 09, 2017 WPS8001 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas Inglês
Long-term Gains from Electrification in Rural India (Inglês)
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JAN 01, 2017 140526 Artigo de revista
The World Bank Economic Review 31 (2) (Inglês)
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JAN 01, 2017 140496 Publicação
A poor means test ? econometric targeting in Africa (Inglês)
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DEC 13, 2016 WPS7915 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Is workfare cost-effective against poverty in a poor labor-surplus economy (Inglês)
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AUG 05, 2015 129197 Artigo de revista
Women left behind ? poverty and headship in Africa (Inglês)
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JUN 23, 2015 WPS7331 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Testing information constraints on India's largest antipoverty program (Inglês)
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SEP 02, 2014 90356 Informativo
Right to work? : assessing India's employment guarantee scheme in Bihar (Inglês)
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FEB 01, 2014 85414 Publicação
Is workfare cost-effective against poverty in a poor labor-surplus economy? (Inglês)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6673 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Testing information constraints on India's largest antipoverty program (Inglês)
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SEP 01, 2013 WPS6598 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Long-term impacts of household electrification in rural India (Inglês)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6527 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Does India's employment guarantee scheme guarantee employment ? (Inglês)
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MAR 01, 2012 WPS6003 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Better access to water raises welfare, but not women's off-farm work (Inglês)
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OCT 01, 2011 64928 Informativo
Lasting welfare effects of widowhood in a poor country : Effets persistants du veuvage sur le bien-être dans un pays pauvre (Francês)
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JUL 01, 2011 WPS5734 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas Inglês,
Lasting welfare effects of widowhood in a poor country (Inglês)
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JUL 01, 2011 WPS5734 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas Francês, Inglês
Is it what you inherited or what you learnt ? Intergenerational linkage and interpersonal inequality in Senegal (Inglês)
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MAY 01, 2011 WPS5658 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Catching up slowly : ethnic and gender inequalities in Lao PDR (Inglês)
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NOV 01, 2010 64762 Informativo