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    Inchauste Gabriela ; Pedro Azevedo João ; Essama-Nssah B. ; Olivieri Sergio ; Van Nguyen Trang ; Saavedra-Chanduvi Jaime Winkler HernanAug 12, 2014
    Understanding Changes in Poverty brings together different methods to decompose the contributions to poverty reduction. A simple approach quantifies the contribution of changes in demographics, employment,...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Hirano Yumeka, Otsubo ShigeruAug 01, 2014
    Aid is good for the poor. This paper uses detailed aid data spanning 60 developing countries over the past two decades to show that social aid significantly and directly benefits the poorest in society, while...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Burt Alison, Hughes Barry, Milante GaryAug 01, 2014
    As the world approaches the target year of the Millennium Development Goals and passes into the new, post-2015 era, the development community has made a call for a new international development goal of...
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    Ivanic Maros, Martin WillAug 01, 2014
    The volume-based Special Safeguard Mechanism was proposed as essential for small, poor farmers and became the proximate cause of the collapse of the Doha Agenda negotiations in 2008. But is it helpful for these ...
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    Ivanic Maros, Martin WillAug 01, 2014
    This study uses household models based on detailed expenditure and agricultural production data from 31 developing countries to assess the impacts of changes in global food prices on poverty in individual ...
Report

Climate change adaptation and poverty reduction go hand in hand, a new World Bank book argues. So why not kill two birds with one stone?

Publication

The World Development Report of 2013 measures, perhaps for the first time, inequality of opportunity to labor market outcomes in a discrete setting. It focuses on Europe and Central Asia.