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Selected World Bank Poverty Studies: A Summary of Approaches, Coverage and Findings

Nancy Gillespie

Selected World Bank Poverty Studies: A Summary of Approaches, Coverage and Findings

by Nancy Gillespie

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Published by The World Bank in Washington .
Written in English


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Pagination79 p. :
Number of Pages79
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Open LibraryOL26623027M

A book published in by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund to commemorate their year anniversary claims that "This institutional evolution has been matched by a changing.   i STRATEGIC APPROACHES TO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN DEVELOPMENT Robert Watson, Michael Crawford and Sara Farley World Bank Policy Research Working Paper , April The Policy Research Working Paper Series disseminates the findings of .

The poverty rates in Uganda have shown a steady decline from 56% to 38% between and respectively (ELLIS and BAHIIGWA , WORLD BANK ). The export diversification to non. This study aimed to measure the poverty head count ratio and poverty gap of rural Yanbian in order to examine whether China’s New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme has alleviated its medical impoverishment and to compare the results of this alternative approach with those of a World Bank approach. This cross-sectional study was based on a stratified random sample survey of 1, .

Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) Summary. This paper (i) proposes an approach to tracking poverty-reducing public spending under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative; (ii) provides a preliminary assessment of the capacity of budget institutions to track poverty-reducing spending in 25 HIPCs that have reached the decision point or are expected to.   In some ways, the findings show how difficult it is to move the needle on poverty reduction with grant programs like this. I have written about some other studies in the pipeline that have shown short-term effects that failed to translate into longer-term effects (see the penultimate paragraph here, for example).


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Selected World Bank Poverty Studies: A Summary of Approaches, Coverage and Findings by Nancy Gillespie Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Selected World Bank poverty studies: a summary of approaches, coverage, and findings. [Nancy Gillespie]. Selected World Bank poverty studies: a summary of approaches, coverage, and findings. By Nancy Gillespie.

Download PDF (3 MB) Abstract. Since the establishment in of the Task Forces on Poverty and Food Security, a good deal of country economic and sector work has analyzed poverty Author: Nancy Gillespie.

Enter the password to open this PDF file: Cancel OK. File name:. SELECTED WORLD BANK POVERTY STUDIES: A SUMMARY OF APPROACHES, COVERAGE AND FINDINGS Introduction Obiectives 1. Since the establishment in of the Task Forces on Poverty and Food Security, a substantial amount of country economic and Coverage and Findings book work (CESW) which analyzes poverty issues has been completed or initiated in the Bank.

Social protection and labor at the World Bank, / Robert Holzmann, editor; This growing world: economic development and the World Bank group / by Robert L. Heilbroner; Selected World Bank poverty studies: a summary of approaches, coverage, and findings / Nancy Gillespie; Poverty reduction and the World Bank.

This booklet contains the overview from Poverty in a Rising Africa, Africa Poverty Report doi: / The PDF of the final, full-length book, once published, will be available at. Trends, and Government Strategy (World Bank, ). This report summarizes and consolidates the findings of three World Bank studies on poverty issues in Mexico written as part of the second phase of this work: Urban Poverty, Rural Poverty, and Social Protection.

InJapan celebrated the 50th anniversary of its own achievement of universal health coverage (UHC). On this occasion, the government of Japan and the World Bank Group decided to undertake a multi-country study to share varied experiences from countries at different stages of adopting and implementing strategies for UHC, including Japan itself.

Executive Summary Background The Energy, Poverty, and Gender (EnPoGen) project of the World Bank’s Asia Alternative Energy Programme (ASTAE) is a part of the ongoing redirection of development strategies toward poverty reduction.

Funded under the Bank-Netherlands Partnership Program (BNPP), EnPoGen is an attempt to examine the energy dimension of. World Bank. He supports countries implementing policies to advance Universal Health Coverage (UHC). The Universal Health Coverage Study (UNICO) series published 24 country case studies analyzing how policy makers around the world are implementing UHC, and a synthesis of the findings.

Economic growth is a key driver for poverty reduction, but several studies conclude that maintaining the pace of economic growth of the recent past will not be sufficient to meet the target.

1 For example, based on current projections of GDP growth from toglobal poverty is projected to be % byfalling shy of the World Bank. [15] CBN/World Bank (), Nigerian’ s Dev elopment Prospect; Poverty Assessment and A lleviation Study CBN Publication, pp.

59 American Journal of Engineering Research (AJER) 7. Poverty reduction is the overarching objective of the World Bank, and with 75 percent of the world's poor living in rural areas, rural development is a key element in achieving progress in this objective.

At President Wolfensohn's request, the rural family has prepared a revised rural development strategy. RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AND POVERTY REDUCTION: AN IMPACT EVALUATION Approach Paper Rationale 1.

Infrastructure was selected as the sector has not been covered in the program to rural electrification (RE) sub-sector was selected for the following reasons: This evaluation is the fourth in IEG’s current program of impact evaluations.’ It has not been the subject of an IEG evaluation.

In its upcoming flagship report on income inequality in South Asia, the World Bank uses this approach to analyze poverty dynamics in the region. Figure illustrates the results for India between and After estimating a monthly vulnerability line of rupees per capita, three groups of households are identified in the synthetic.

The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank or the governments they represent. The World Bank cannot guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this work.

A major advancement in global poverty studies was made possible by the introduction of a poverty line by the World Bank in the World Development Report (WDR). Based on the PPP rates from Penn World Tables (Summers and Heston ), a global poverty.

The Series consists of country case studies and technical papers. The case studies employ a standardized approach aimed at understanding the tools –policies, instruments and institutions- used to expand health coverage across three dimensions: population, health services and affordability.

A similar methodology, entitled the “Ladder of Life” approach, was used in the World Bank’s Moving out of Poverty studies. The methodology was introduced in Volume 2 (Narayan, Pritchett, & Kapoor, ) and combined with forms of econometric analysis in Volume 3 on India (Narayan, ).

We focus on the Stages of Progress approach which. All queries on rights and licenses should be addressed to World Bank Publications, The World Bank Group, H Street NW, Washington, DCUSA;. 2A.1 Coverage of the Dataset for Poverty-Growth Elasticity Simulations 41 2A.2 Poverty-Growth Elasticity, Selected Regions and Countries, 46 2A.3 Potential Impact of Climate Change on Poverty under Saavedra, and colleagues from the World Bank’s Poverty Reduction and.Poverty and Shared Prosperity is the first of an annual flagship report that will inform a global audience comprising development practitioners, policy makers, researchers, advocates, and citizens in general with the latest and most accurate estimates on trends in global poverty and shared prosperity.Literature review of studies on poverty in fishing communities and of lessons learned in using the sustainable livelihoods approaches in poverty alleviation strategies and projects.

FAO Fisheries Circular. No. Rome, FAO. 93p. ABSTRACT This report presents the findings of a literature review conducted on behalf of the DFID/FAO.