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The impact of private sector internship and training on urban youth in Kenya (Английский)

This study uses a randomized experiment to evaluate the impacts of the training and internship program piloted in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu counties by the Kenya Private Sector Alliance and the Government of Kenya with support from the World Bank’s Kenya Youth Empowerment Project. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7404 AUG 27, 2015

Honorati,Maddalena

Identifying and spurring high-growth entrepreneurship : experimental evidence from a business plan competition (Английский)

Almost all firms in developing countries have fewer than 10 workers, with the modal firm consisting of just the owner. Are there potential high-growth entrepreneurs with the ability to grow their firms beyond this size? ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7391 AUG 12, 2015

Mckenzie,David J.

Self-help groups, savings and social capital : evidence from a field experiment in Cambodia (Английский)

This paper studies how self-help groups—village-based organizations designed to encourage savings, household production and social cohesion among the poor—can promote economic and social capital. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7382 JUL 29, 2015

Ban,Radu; Gilligan,Michael J.; Rieger,Matthias

The impact of expanding access to early childhood services in rural Indonesia : evidence from two cohorts of children (Английский)

This paper uses three waves of longitudinal data to examine the impact of expanding access to preschool services in rural areas of Indonesia on two cohorts of children. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7372 JUL 21, 2015

Brinkman,Sally Anne; Hasan,Amer; Jung,Haeil; Kinnell,Angela; Pradhan,Menno Prasad

Promoting democracy in fragile states : insights from a field experiment in Liberia (Английский)

A field experiment in rural Liberia is used to study democratic participation in fragile states. Fragile states are marked by political fragmentation, local patronage systems, and voter vulnerability. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7370 JUL 15, 2015

Mvukiyehe,Eric; Samii,Cyrus Dara

Improving education outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations (Английский)

There have been many initiatives to improve education outcomes in South Asia. Still, outcomes remain stubbornly resistant to improvements, at least when considered across the region. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7362 JUL 13, 2015

Asim,Salman; Chase,Robert S.; Dar,Amit; Schmillen,Achim Daniel

Electoral rules and political selection : theory and evidence from a field experiment in Afghanistan (Английский)

Voters commonly face a choice between competent candidates and those with policy preferences similar to their own. This paper explores how electoral rules, such as district magnitude, mediate this trade-off and affect the composition of representative bodies and policy outcomes. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7361 JUL 13, 2015

Beath,Andrew; Christia,Fotini; Egorov,Georgy; Enikolopov,Ruben

Small cash rewards for big losers : experimental insights into the fight against the obesity epidemic (Английский)

This paper examines the sustainability of weight loss achieved through cash rewards and, for the first time, the potential of monetary incentives to prevent weight cycling. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7339 JUN 26, 2015

Augurzky,Boris; Bauer,Thomas K.; Reichert,Arndt Rudiger; Schmidt,Christoph M.; Tauchmann,Harald

Small firms’ formalization : the stick treatment (Английский)

Firm informality is pervasive throughout the developing world, Bangladesh being no exception. The informal status of many firms substantially reduces the tax basis and therefore impacts the provision of public goods. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7318 JUN 22, 2015

De Giorgi,Giacomo; Ploenzke,Matthew; Rahman,Aminur

Extending the school day in Latin America and the Caribbean (Английский)

Countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are reforming their education systems with the view of adding more hours to the school day. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7309 JUN 16, 2015

Holland,Peter Anthony; Alfaro,Pablo; Evans,David

Teacher performance pay : Experimental evidence from Pakistan (Английский)

This paper presents evidence from the first three years of a randomized controlled trial of a government-administered pilot teacher performance pay program in Punjab, Pakistan. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7307 JUN 15, 2015

Barrera-Osorio,Felipe; Raju,Dhushyanth

A behavioral approach to water conservation: evidence from Costa Rica (Английский)

This paper presents the design a set of three simple and replicable behavioral interventions, which use stickers that can be added to water bills at low cost, and test their impact on water consumption in Belen, Costa Rica, using a randomized control trial. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7283 JUN 02, 2015

Datta,Saugato; Miranda,Juan José; Zoratto,Laura De Castro; Calvo-Gonzalez,Oscar; Darlingm,Matthew; Lorenzana,Karina Josephine Orduna

Transport infrastructure and welfare : an application to Nigeria (Английский)

Transport infrastructure is deemed to be central to development and consumes a large fraction of the development assistance envelope. Yet there is debate about the economic impact of road projects. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7271 MAY 18, 2015

Ali,Rubaba; Barra,Alvaro Federico; Berg,Claudia N.; Damania,Richard; Nash,John D.; Russ,Jason Daniel

Infrastructure in conflict-prone and fragile environments : evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo (Английский)

In conflict-prone situations, access to markets is necessary to restore economic growth and generate the preconditions for peace and reconstruction. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7273 MAY 18, 2015

Ali,Rubaba; Barra,Alvaro Federico; Berg,Claudia N.; Damania,Richard; Nash,John D.; Russ,Jason Daniel

Road improvement and deforestation in the Congo Basin countries (Английский)

Road construction has often been viewed as the precursor to deforestation, especially in tropical forests. Traditional responses to such threats have been reactive, with attempts to mitigate impacts through physical measures, or the establishment of protected areas. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7274 MAY 18, 2015

Damania,Richard; Wheeler,David J.

Agricultural technology choice and transport (Английский)

This paper addresses an old and recurring theme in development economics: the slow adoption of new technologies by farmers in many developing countries. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7272 MAY 18, 2015

Ali,Rubaba; Barra,Alvaro Federico; Berg,Claudia N.; Damania,Richard; Nash,John D.; Russ,Jason Daniel

Do public health interventions crowd out private health investments ? Malaria control policies in Eritrea (Английский)

It is often argued that engaging in indoor residual spraying in areas with high coverage of mosquito bed nets may discourage net ownership and use. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7268 MAY 15, 2015

Carneiro,Pedro; Armand,Alex; Locatelli,Andrea; Mihreteab,Selam; Keating,Joseph Aaron

Social and economic impacts of rural road improvements in the state of Tocantins, Brazil (Английский)

The aim of this paper is to provide feedback on the question of socioeconomic benefits from rural road development and the impact of transport infrastructure on the poor, particularly the poorest and the bottom 20 percent of the population. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7249 APR 23, 2015

Iimi,Atsushi; Lancelot,Eric R.; Manelici,Isabela; Ogita,Satoshi

Program evaluation and spillover effects (Английский)

This paper is a practical guide for researchers and practitioners who want to understand spillover effects in program evaluation. The paper defines spillover effects and discusses why it is important to measure them. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7243 APR 21, 2015

Angelucci,M.; Di Maro,Vincenzo

Parental human capital and effective school management : evidence from The Gambia (Английский)

Education systems in developing countries are often centrally managed in a top-down structure. In environments where schools have different needs and where localized information plays an important role, empowerment of the local community may be attractive, but low levels of human capital at the local level may offset gains from local information. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS7238 APR 13, 2015

Blimpo,Moussa Pouguinimpo; Evans,David; Lahire,Nathalie

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The impact of private sector internship and training on urban youth in Kenya (Английский)
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AUG 27, 2015 WPS7404 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Identifying and spurring high-growth entrepreneurship : experimental evidence from a business plan competition (Английский)
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AUG 12, 2015 WPS7391 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Self-help groups, savings and social capital : evidence from a field experiment in Cambodia (Английский)
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JUL 29, 2015 WPS7382 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
The impact of expanding access to early childhood services in rural Indonesia : evidence from two cohorts of children (Английский)
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JUL 21, 2015 WPS7372 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Promoting democracy in fragile states : insights from a field experiment in Liberia (Английский)
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JUL 15, 2015 WPS7370 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Improving education outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations (Английский)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7362 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Electoral rules and political selection : theory and evidence from a field experiment in Afghanistan (Английский)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7361 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Small cash rewards for big losers : experimental insights into the fight against the obesity epidemic (Английский)
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JUN 26, 2015 WPS7339 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Small firms’ formalization : the stick treatment (Английский)
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JUN 22, 2015 WPS7318 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Extending the school day in Latin America and the Caribbean (Английский)
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JUN 16, 2015 WPS7309 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Teacher performance pay : Experimental evidence from Pakistan (Английский)
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JUN 15, 2015 WPS7307 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
A behavioral approach to water conservation: evidence from Costa Rica (Английский)
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JUN 02, 2015 WPS7283 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Transport infrastructure and welfare : an application to Nigeria (Английский)
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MAY 18, 2015 WPS7271 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Infrastructure in conflict-prone and fragile environments : evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo (Английский)
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MAY 18, 2015 WPS7273 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Road improvement and deforestation in the Congo Basin countries (Английский)
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MAY 18, 2015 WPS7274 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Agricultural technology choice and transport (Английский)
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MAY 18, 2015 WPS7272 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Do public health interventions crowd out private health investments ? Malaria control policies in Eritrea (Английский)
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MAY 15, 2015 WPS7268 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Social and economic impacts of rural road improvements in the state of Tocantins, Brazil (Английский)
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APR 23, 2015 WPS7249 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Program evaluation and spillover effects (Английский)
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APR 21, 2015 WPS7243 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Parental human capital and effective school management : evidence from The Gambia (Английский)
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APR 13, 2015 WPS7238 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики