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  1. Library Resource
    Junio, 2016

    There is no doubt that the poorest
    people are already and will continue to be most severely
    impacted by climatic changes, including shifting trends as
    well as more frequent and severe extreme events. Yet, new
    insights on the dynamics and distribution of poverty point
    to the need to comprehend where the poor and poorest are,
    how they are poor, and why their poverty constrains their
    abilities to cope with and adapt to occurring and predicted

  2. Library Resource
    Junio, 2016

    To explain persistent gender gaps in
    market outcomes, a lab experimental literature explores
    whether women and men have innate differences in ability (or
    attitudes or preferences), and a separate field-based
    literature studies discrimination against women in market
    settings. This paper posits that even if women have
    comparable innate ability, their relative performance may
    suffer in the market if the task requires them to interact

  3. Library Resource
    Junio, 2016

    This study develops an end-use energy
    demand analysis model for Romania to project energy demand
    by sector and end-use for 2015-50. The study finds that
    Romania's energy demand in 2050 would be 34 percent
    higher than the level in 2013. The industry sector would be
    the largest final energy-consuming sector, surpassing the
    residential sector from 2025 onward. The services sector
    would exhibit the fastest growth of energy consumption in

  4. Library Resource
    Junio, 2016

    This Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD)
    explores how Uzbekistan can consolidate its recent
    achievements and accelerate progress on the twin goals of
    eradicating extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity.
    The SCD is organized into five chapters. Chapter one frames
    the issues of poverty reduction and shared prosperity, and
    situates them in the context of Uzbekistan’s recent
    development. It reviews the status and drivers of progress

  5. Library Resource
    Junio, 2016

    This Country Partnership Framework (CPF)
    for Tunisia, prepared jointly by International Bank for
    Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), International Finance
    Corporation (IFC) and Multilateral Investment Guarantee
    Agency (MIGA) covers the period Fiscal Year (FY) 2016
    through FY 2020. The CPF is anchored in the Government of
    Tunisia’s September 2015 Note d’Orientation Stratégique and
    the WBG’s October 2015 Strategy for the Middle East and

  6. Library Resource
    Julio, 2016

    Weather risk and incomplete insurance
    markets are significant contributors to poverty for rural
    households in developing countries. Weather index insurance
    has emerged as a possible tool for overcoming these
    challenges. This paper provides evidence on the impact of
    weather index insurance from a pioneering, large-scale
    insurance program in Mexico. The focus of this analysis is
    on the ex-post effects of insurance payments. A regression

  7. Library Resource
    Julio, 2016

    Policy makers and regulators have
    devoted much effort to reforms aimed at improving financial
    stability in response to lessons from the 2007-09 crisis. At
    the same time, much effort has also been directed to
    promoting greater financial inclusion as an enabler of equal
    opportunity. To some extent, these endeavors have been
    exerted in silos, neglecting the possibility that financial
    inclusion and financial stability could be significantly

  8. Library Resource
    Enero, 2016

    Inequality in Indonesia is rising
    rapidly. During the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis, poverty
    rosesharply, while the Gini measure of inequality fell, as
    the richest were the hardest hit. Since then, the Gini has
    increased from 30 points in 2000 to 41 points in 2014, its
    highest recorded level. In 2002, the richest 10 percent of
    Indonesians consumed as much as the poorest 42 percent
    combined; by 2014, they consumed as much as the poorest 54

  9. Library Resource
    Enero, 2016

    In the 22 years between 1992 and 2014
    Vietnam attained the remarkable average annual rate of
    economic growth of 6.9 percent. However, the sources of
    growth that underpinned much of this period of economic
    transformation ready availability of labor and a structural
    shift of national production from subsistence agriculture to
    industry and services are gradually being depleted and
    cannot be sustained indefinitely. Given that a substantial

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