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Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation : second-generation effects from India : Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation : second-generation effects from India (Inglés)

This paper uses evidence from three Indian states, one of which amended inheritance legislation in 1994, to assess first- and second-generation effects of inheritance reform using a triple-difference strategy. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7086 NOV 01, 2014

Deininger, Klaus; Xia, Fang; Jin, Songqing; Nagarajan, Hari K.

Rewarding safer sex : conditional cash transfers for HIV/STI prevention (Inglés)

Incentive-based policies have been shown to be powerful in many areas of behavior, but have rarely been tested in the sexual domain. The Rewarding Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention and Control in Tanzania (RESPECT) study is a randomized controlled trial testing the hypothesis that a system of rapid feedback and positive reinforcement that uses cash as the primary incentive can be used to reduce risky sexual activity among young people, male and female, who are at high risk of HIV infection. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7099 NOV 01, 2014

de Walque, Damien; Dow, William H.; Nathan, Rose

Weather shocks and health at birth in Colombia (Inglés)

Poor health at birth has negative long-run effects on individual well-being and is also detrimental for intergenerational mobility. This paper examines whether health outcomes at birth are affected by in utero increased exposure to rainfall and temperature shocks in Colombia, one of the countries in the world with the highest incidence of extreme weather events per year. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7081 NOV 01, 2014

Andalon, Mabel; Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Rodriguez-Castelan, Carlos; Sanfelice, Viviane; Valderrama, Daniel

CGE analysis of the impact of foreign direct investment and tariff reform on female and male wages (Inglés)

This study analyzes the impact on male and female wages of tariff reform and the reduction of regulatory barriers faced by domestic and foreign firms operating in business services. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7073 OCT 10, 2014

Latorre, Maria C.

Challenges for adolescent's sexual and reproductive health within the context of universal health coverage (Inglés)

Young people (10-24 years of age), around the world face tremendous challenges to meeting their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs. Inadequate access to health information and services, as well as inequitable gender norms, contributes to a lack of knowledge and awareness about puberty, sexuality, and basic human rights. ... Vea más +

Resumen 91292 OCT 07, 2014

Cortez, Rafael; Quinlan-Davidson, Meaghen; Saadat, Seemeen

Voice and agency : empowering women and girls for shared prosperity (Inglés)

There has been unprecedented progress in important aspects of the lives of girls and women over recent decades. Yet even where gender gaps are narrowed, systematic differences in outcomes often persist, including widespread gender-based violence and lack of voice. ... Vea más +

Publicación 91161 OCT 01, 2014

Klugman, Jeni; Hanmer, Lucia; Twigg, Sarah; Hasan, Tazeen; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Santamaria, Julieth

Does mandating nondiscrimination in hiring practices influence women's employment ? evidence using firm-level data (Inglés)

This study explores the relationship between mandating a nondiscrimination clause in hiring practices along gender lines and the employment of women versus men in 58 developing countries. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7076 OCT 01, 2014

Amin, Mohammad; Islam, Asif

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Dhaka's slums, Bangladesh (Inglés)

Adolescents around the world face tremendous challenges to meeting their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs. Inadequate access to health information and services, as well as inequitable gender norms, contribute to a lack of awareness about puberty, sexuality, and basic human rights that can have serious implications on their health and welfare throughout the rest of their lives. ... Vea más +

Resumen 91291 OCT 01, 2014

Cortez, Rafael; Hinson, Laura; Petroni, Suzanne

Violence against women and girls : lessons from South Asia (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (Inglés)

This report examines the prevalence and the factors associated with varioustypes of violence against women and girls in South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka). ... Vea más +

Publicación 90600 SEP 09, 2014

Solotaroff, Jennifer; Pande, Rohini P.

Violence against women and girls : lessons from South Asia (Vol. 2 of 2) : Appendices L through T (Inglés)

This report examines the prevalence and the factors associated with varioustypes of violence against women and girls in South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka). ... Vea más +

Publicación 90600 SEP 09, 2014

Solotaroff, Jennifer; Pande, Rohini P.

Interactions among donors' aid allocations : evidence from an exogenous World Bank income threshold (Inglés)

This study investigates the effects of the World Bank's exogenously-determined income threshold for eligibility for concessionary International Development Association (IDA) loans on the allocations of bilateral donors. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7039 SEP 01, 2014

Knack, Stephen; Xu, Lixin Colin; Zou, Ben

A comprehensive review of empirical and modeled HIV incidence trends (1990-2012) (Inglés)

An accurate measurement of HIV incidence is a key for policy makers and HIV program managers directing national HIV response. However, there is no perfect method to measure or estimate the rate at which new HIV infections occur in a population. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7042 SEP 01, 2014

Taaffe, Jessica; Fraser-Hurt, Nicole; Gorgens, Marelize; Harimurti, Pandu

Bangladesh - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (Inglés)

Bangladesh is a low-income country with gross national income of $1,940 per capita in purchasing power parity (PPP) in 2011. It has made great strides in economic and social development outcomes, particularly in health, and is on track to achieving most of the health-related Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo 91213 SEP 01, 2014

A study on the implementation of Jampersal policy in Indonesia (Inglés)

Indonesia launched Jampersal in 2011, a nationwide program to accelerate the reduction of maternal and newborn deaths. The program was financed by central government revenues and provided free and comprehensive maternal and neonatal care with an emphasis on promoting institutional deliveries. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo 91325 SEP 01, 2014

Achadi, Endang L; Achadi, Anhari; Pambudi, Eko; Marzoeki, Puti

The production, transportation, and performance of physicians, nurses, and midwives in Indonesia : an update : The production, distribution, and performance of physicians, nurses, and midwives in Indonesia : an update (Inglés)

Indonesia launched the national health insurance program - Jaminan Kesehatan National (JKN), on January 1, 2014, and aims to achieve universal health coverage (UHC) by 2019. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo 91324 SEP 01, 2014

Anderson, Ian; Meliala, Andreasta; Marzoeki, Puti; Pambudi, Eko

Supporting growth-oriented women entrepreneurs : a review of the evidence and key challenges (Inglés)

In recent years, support programs for women entrepreneurs have gained traction and prominence as a means to create jobs and boost productivity at the national and regional levels. ... Vea más +

Resumen 92210 SEP 01, 2014

Cirera, Xavier; Qasim, Qursum

HIV response reducing the HIV/AIDS epidemic : lessons from Argentina (Inglés)

Argentina reduced its HIV/AIDS burden by 21 percent from 2000 to 2010, saving an estimated 4,379 lives. This makes Argentina’s HIV/AIDS burden the second lowest in South America after Chile. ... Vea más +

Resumen 91293 SEP 01, 2014

Lavadenz, Fernando; Miachon, Lais

Cameroon - Health Sector Support Investment Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (Francés)

Plan de adquisiciones 90000 AUG 13, 2014

Advancing women's sexual and reproductive health (Inglés)

Gender equality cannot be achieved until women have control over their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) decisions, including those that determine their risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and for unintended, inadequately spaced, and early pregnancies. ... Vea más +

Resumen 89997 AUG 07, 2014

Parsons, Jennifer; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

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Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation : second-generation effects from India : Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation : second-generation effects from India (Inglés)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7086 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Rewarding safer sex : conditional cash transfers for HIV/STI prevention (Inglés)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7099 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Weather shocks and health at birth in Colombia (Inglés)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7081 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
CGE analysis of the impact of foreign direct investment and tariff reform on female and male wages (Inglés)
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OCT 10, 2014 WPS7073 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Challenges for adolescent's sexual and reproductive health within the context of universal health coverage (Inglés)
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OCT 07, 2014 91292 Resumen
Voice and agency : empowering women and girls for shared prosperity (Inglés)
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OCT 01, 2014 91161 Publicación
Does mandating nondiscrimination in hiring practices influence women's employment ? evidence using firm-level data (Inglés)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7076 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Dhaka's slums, Bangladesh (Inglés)
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OCT 01, 2014 91291 Resumen
Violence against women and girls : lessons from South Asia (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (Inglés)
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SEP 09, 2014 90600 Publicación
Violence against women and girls : lessons from South Asia (Vol. 2 of 2) : Appendices L through T (Inglés)
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SEP 09, 2014 90600 Publicación
Democratic Republic of Congo - Support to Street Children and Vulnerable Groups Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (Francés)
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SEP 02, 2014 90377 Plan de adquisiciones
Interactions among donors' aid allocations : evidence from an exogenous World Bank income threshold (Inglés)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7039 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
A comprehensive review of empirical and modeled HIV incidence trends (1990-2012) (Inglés)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7042 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Bangladesh - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (Inglés)
Vea más +
SEP 01, 2014 91213 Documento de trabajo
A study on the implementation of Jampersal policy in Indonesia (Inglés)
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SEP 01, 2014 91325 Documento de trabajo
The production, transportation, and performance of physicians, nurses, and midwives in Indonesia : an update : The production, distribution, and performance of physicians, nurses, and midwives in Indonesia : an update (Inglés)
Vea más +
SEP 01, 2014 91324 Documento de trabajo
Supporting growth-oriented women entrepreneurs : a review of the evidence and key challenges (Inglés)
Vea más +
SEP 01, 2014 92210 Resumen
HIV response reducing the HIV/AIDS epidemic : lessons from Argentina (Inglés)
Vea más +
SEP 01, 2014 91293 Resumen
Cameroon - Health Sector Support Investment Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (Francés)
Vea más +
AUG 13, 2014 90000 Plan de adquisiciones
Advancing women's sexual and reproductive health (Inglés)
Vea más +
AUG 07, 2014 89997 Resumen