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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

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

Glass barriers : constraints to women's small-scale cross-border trade in Cambodia and Lao PDR (Inglês)

Trade facilitation projects often assume indirect benefits for small-scale, cross-border traders. Recent studies have shown the challenges faced in Africa by this population, especially women, but it remains unknown in Cambodia and the Lao People's Democratic Republic, despite large trade facilitation investments. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8249 NOV 21, 2017

Seror,Marlon Armand Remy; Record,Richard James Lowden; Clarke,Julian Latimer Disclosed

Women's entrepreneurship : how to measure the gap between new female and male entrepreneurs? (Inglês)

This paper analyzes data on female and male entrepreneurship that were collected by the World Bank Group's Entrepreneurship Database. Recognizing the importance of a differentiated approach to entrepreneurship in terms of legal entities, the data on female and male business owners are collected at the level of limited liability companies and sole proprietorships. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8242 NOV 14, 2017

Krylova,Yulia; Ramalho,Rita; Meunier,Frederic Disclosed

Gender and enterprise development in Sub-Saharan Africa : a review of constraints and effective interventions (Inglês)

Female participation in entrepreneurial activities is higher in Sub-Saharan Africa than in any other region. However, women-owned businesses significantly underperform those owned by men. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8239 NOV 07, 2017

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Gassier,Marine Disclosed

How to identify legal barriers to women’s participation in agriculture (Inglês)

How do legal barriers perpetuate the gender gap in agriculture? The gender gap in agriculture - women’s lower productivity and earnings compared to men’s - has crippling effects on producers and consumers alike, from the household to the national level. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 120912 NOV 01, 2017

Van De Velde,Patricia; Vyzaki,Marialena Disclosed

Women and tourism: designing for inclusion (Inglês)

Many advancements have been made in empowerment of women, but women are still far from enjoying the same basic rights, privileges and benefits that men do. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de Trabalho 120477 OCT 01, 2017

Twining-Ward,Louise D; Zhou,Vera Disclosed

Top policy lessons from Africa gender innovation lab research (Francês)

The study in Togo reveals that psychology-based entrepreneur training (personal initiative training) increases firm profits by 30 percent, compared to a statistically insignificant increase for traditional business training. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 120303 OCT 01, 2017

Coleman,Rachel Dawn; Goldstein,Markus P. Disclosed

China - Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project : environmental assessment : Environment and social management framework (Inglês)

The development objective of the Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project for China is to support establishment and management of diversified aged care service system of Anhui Provincial Government. ... Exibir mais +

Avaliação Ambiental SFG3798 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Unequal laws and the disempowerment of women in the labor market : evidence from firm-level data (Inglês)

Institutions are defined as the set of rules that govern human interactions. When these rules are discriminatory, they may disempower segments of a population in the economic spheres of activity. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8202 SEP 21, 2017

Islam,Asif Mohammed; Muzi,Silvia; Amin,Mohammad Disclosed

Assessing effects of large-scale land transfers: challenges and opportunities in Malawi's estate sector (Inglês)

This study uses data from the complete computerization of agricultural leases in Malawi, a georeferenced farm survey, and satellite imagery to document the opportunities and challenges of land-based investment in novel ways. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8200 SEP 20, 2017

Deininger,Klaus W.; Xia,Fang Disclosed

Solutions for youth employment : strategic plan June 2017 (Inglês)

The S4YE mission is to develop innovative solutions to youth employment, through practical research and active engagement with public and private stakeholders to enable solutions at scale. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 118274 AUG 10, 2017

Disclosed

SABER school autonomy and accountability country report : Yemen, Republic of 2015 (Inglês)

In 2011, the World Bank Group commenced a multiyear program designed to support countries in systematically examining and strengthening the performance of their education systems. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 119783 AUG 01, 2017

Al-Seyani,Hamoud M. Ghaleb Disclosed

Measuring ownership, control, and use of assets (Inglês)

Assets generate and help diversify income, provide collateral to access credit, alleviate liquidity constraints in the face of shocks, and are key inputs into empowerment. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8146 JUL 18, 2017

Doss,Cheryl; Kieran,Caitlin; Kilic,Talip Disclosed

Soft skills for hard constraints : evidence from high-achieving female farmers (Inglês)

Most women farmers in developing countries engage in subsistence agriculture. Previous research highlights a variety of barriers hindering women’s ability to participate in the production and marketing of cash crops, which though riskier can be much more profitable. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 117351 JUL 01, 2017

Montalvao,Joao; Frese,Michael Dr.; Goldstein,Markus P.; Kilic,Talip Disclosed

Economic impacts of child marriage : women's decision making and selected other impacts brief (Inglês)

The brief summarizes results from an analysis on the impacts of child marriage on women's decision-making ability within the household, land ownership, knowledge of HIV/AIDS, and birth registrations. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 116833 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Savadogo,Aboudrahyme Disclosed

Are caste categories misleading ? the relationship between gender and Jati in three Indian states (Inglês)

This paper examines the relationship between caste and gender inequality in three states in India. When households are grouped using conventional, government-defined categories of caste the paper finds patterns that are consistent with existing literature: lower-caste women are more likely to participate in the labor market, have greater decision-making autonomy within their households, and experience greater freedom of movement. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8109 JUN 22, 2017

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

Assam - Gender (Inglês)

There is mixed progress for women in Assam. The child sex ratio is higher than in most other states, but is declining. And, although maternal mortality rates in Assam have improved, they are still the highest in the country. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 119137 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Gujarat - Gender (Inglês)

Women in Gujarat record mixed progress. Maternal health, already better than in most other states, is improving. And, today, more of Gujarat’s girls are in school. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 119144 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Haryana - Gender (Inglês)

Women in Haryana record mixed progress. On a positive note, maternal mortality is low and improving. Although fewer adult women have secondary education compared to adult men, the young are seeing a narrower gap in schooling. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 119151 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Himachal Pradesh - Gender (Inglês)

Himachal Pradesh has made good progress on gender issues. Women complete higher levels of secondary school than in many other states. Moreover, gender gaps in schooling are closing. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 119178 JUN 20, 2017

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
Glass barriers : constraints to women's small-scale cross-border trade in Cambodia and Lao PDR (Inglês)
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NOV 21, 2017 WPS8249 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Women's entrepreneurship : how to measure the gap between new female and male entrepreneurs? (Inglês)
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NOV 14, 2017 WPS8242 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Gender and enterprise development in Sub-Saharan Africa : a review of constraints and effective interventions (Inglês)
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NOV 07, 2017 WPS8239 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
How to identify legal barriers to women’s participation in agriculture (Inglês)
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NOV 01, 2017 120912 Informativo
Women and tourism: designing for inclusion (Inglês)
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OCT 01, 2017 120477 Documento de Trabalho
Top policy lessons from Africa gender innovation lab research (Francês)
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OCT 01, 2017 120303 Informativo
China - Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project : environmental assessment : Environment and social management framework (Inglês)
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OCT 01, 2017 SFG3798 Avaliação Ambiental
Unequal laws and the disempowerment of women in the labor market : evidence from firm-level data (Inglês)
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SEP 21, 2017 WPS8202 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Assessing effects of large-scale land transfers: challenges and opportunities in Malawi's estate sector (Inglês)
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SEP 20, 2017 WPS8200 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Solutions for youth employment : strategic plan June 2017 (Inglês)
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AUG 10, 2017 118274 Informativo
SABER school autonomy and accountability country report : Yemen, Republic of 2015 (Inglês)
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AUG 01, 2017 119783 Informativo
Measuring ownership, control, and use of assets (Inglês)
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JUL 18, 2017 WPS8146 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Soft skills for hard constraints : evidence from high-achieving female farmers (Inglês)
Exibir mais +
JUL 01, 2017 117351 Informativo
Economic impacts of child marriage : women's decision making and selected other impacts brief (Inglês)
Exibir mais +
JUN 27, 2017 116833 Informativo
Are caste categories misleading ? the relationship between gender and Jati in three Indian states (Inglês)
Exibir mais +
JUN 22, 2017 WPS8109 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Assam - Gender (Inglês)
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JUN 20, 2017 119137 Informativo
Gujarat - Gender (Inglês)
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JUN 20, 2017 119144 Informativo
Haryana - Gender (Inglês)
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JUN 20, 2017 119151 Informativo
Himachal Pradesh - Gender (Inglês)
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JUN 20, 2017 119178 Informativo