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  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Newhouse D., Shivakumaran S., Takamatsu S., Yoshida N.Jul 01, 2014
    This paper proposes diagnostics to assess the accuracy of survey-to-survey imputation methods and applies them to examine why imputing from the Household Income and Expenditure Survey into the Labor Force Survey ...
  • WORKING PAPER
    Govindaraj Ramesh, Navaratne Kumari, Cavagnero Eleonora, Seshadri Shreelata RaoJun 01, 2014
    This review represents an attempt to bridge the significant knowledge gaps on the private health sector in Sri Lanka, and foster a dialogue on opportunities for collaboration between the government and the...
  • WORKING PAPER (NUMBERED SERIES)
    Aturupane Harsha ; Savchenko Yevgeniya ; Shojo Mari ; Larsen KurtMay 01, 2014
    Education is one of the most important determinants of economic performance in the modern world. This is true of both countries and individuals. The main characteristic which distinguishes between advanced ...
  • BOARD SUMMARY
    Apr 22, 2014
  • BRIEF
    Apr 01, 2014
    Sri Lanka is highly vulnerable to natural hazards and has embarked on a comprehensive disaster risk management program to reduce the adverse impacts of climate change and to adapt the stock of infrastructure to ...
Community Development

In Sri Lanka, the vast disparity between the wealthier Western Province and the so-called “lagging regions” has long been cited as one of the country’s most severe obstacles to growth. Read More »

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One million new jobs are needed each month to sustain growth and reduce poverty in South Asia. The region has seen a decrease in poverty and will be the largest contributor to the global workforce over the next two decades. More and better jobs are needed to sustain growth and reduce poverty. Read More »

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