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Human Capital Project : First Year Annual Progress Report (English)

Human capital is central to the World Bank Group’s efforts to end extreme poverty by 2030 and raise the incomes of the bottom 40 percent of people in each country. The vision of the Human Capital...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2019

Domestic Government Spending on Human Capital : A Cross-Country Analysis of Recent Trends (English)

Using a new data set comprised of publicly available information, this paper provides cross-country evidence on domestic government spending for human capital in recent years. Creating a measure of...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2019

Bangladesh Development Update : Tertiary Education and Job Skills (English)

Bangladesh economic expansion continued in FY19, supported by rising exports and record remittances. Inflation remained within the 5.5 percent target, supported by bumper rice harvests. Broad money...
Type: Publication Year: 2019

Ending Learning Poverty : What Will It Take? (English)

All children should be able to read by age 10. Reading is a gateway for learning as the child progresses through school—and conversely, an inability to read slams that gate shut. Beyond this, when...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2019

Saber Tertiary Education Country Report : Armenia 2019 (English)

his report aims to help the government of Armenia and its stakeholders develop a strategy for the tertiary education sector. It uses the methodology of SABER – Tertiary Education (SABER-TE), which is...
Type: Education System Assessment Year: 2019

Decentralization’s Effects on Education and Health : Evidence from Ethiopia (English)

The authors explore the effects of decentralization on education and health in Ethiopia using an original database covering all of the country’s regions and woredas (local governments). Ethiopia is a...
Type: Publication Year: 2019

Transforming Education Outcomes in Africa : Learning from Togo (English)

Good education changes lives. It is therefore unsurprising that improved schooling plays a central part in most development strategies. At the same time, the expansion of school attainment alone is...
Type: Publication Year: 2019

Early Childhood Development Services in Armenia : Diagnostic Report (English)

This report assesses the key constraints on the supply of (quantity and quality) and demand for early childhood development (ECD) services for pregnant women and children under the age of five in...
Type: Publication Year: 2019

Improving Higher Education Performance in Kenya : A Policy Report (English)

The report has three main chapters. Chapter two examines the financing situation of the Kenyan higher education system, presents the results of a scenario-building exercise to explore the financial...
Type: Publication Year: 2019

SABER Service Delivery - Making Great Strides Yet a Learning Crisis Remains in Tanzania

This report provides a snapshot of the basic education system in Tanzania using a combination of data collected from the Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) Surveys in 2014 and 2016, and data from...
Type: Education System Assessment Year: 2019
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