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SABER School Finance Haiti Country Report 2017

Policy goals reflect actionable ways that school finance systems can follow three well-known foundational concepts in school finance: adequacy, equity, and efficiency. Progress toward each of these...
Region/Country: Haiti Type: Education System Assessment Year: 2018

SABER Annual Report 2018 (Retrospective Review) - Building education systems that deliver

It has been nearly seven years since the inception of the World Bank's Systems Approach for Better Education Results, better known as SABER. What began as a set of tools for policy analysis has grown...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Education System Assessment Year: 2018

Efficiency of Public Spending in Education, Health, and Infrastructure : An International Benchmarking Exercise

Governments of developing countries typically spend between 20 and 30 percent of gross domestic product. Hence, small changes in the efficiency of public spending could have a major impact on...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Nonstandard Forms of Employment in Developing Countries : A Study for a Set of Selected Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean and Europe and Central Asia

The objective of this paper is to study the evolution of the incidence and profile of nonstandard workers in selected countries in Latin America and the Caribbean and Europe and Central Asia in the...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Creating new positions ? direct and indirect effects of a subsidized apprenticeship program

Evaluations of employment programs usually focus on direct impacts on participants. Yet employment programs can have a range of indirect effects that are rarely quantified. This paper analyzes the...
Region/Country: Côte d'Ivoire Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Ukraine Education Policy Note : Introducing the New Ukrainian School in a Fiscally Sustainable Manner

The education sector in Ukraine is in the middle of ambitious - and long overdue - reforms that hold great promise to fundamentally transform the sector. New laws have been passed for higher...
Region/Country: Ukraine Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Women wavemakers : practical strategies for recruiting and retaining women in coding bootcamps

Coding bootcamps have recently emerged as a promising approach to equipping individuals with the skills needed to thrive in digital economies. But despite the potential of these training programs to...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2018

Joint effects of parenting and nutrition status on child development : evidence from rural Cambodia

Substantial work has demonstrated that early nutrition and home environments, including the degree to which children receive cognitive stimulation and emotional support from parents, play a profound...
Region/Country: Cambodia Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Skills and jobs in Brazil : an agenda for youth

Skills and Jobs in Brazil: An Agenda for Youth is a new World Bank book focusing on the challenge of economic engagement among Brazil’s youth. In the context of a rapidly aging population, Brazil’s...
Region/Country: Brazil Type: Publication Year: 2018

Missed Opportunities : The High Cost of Not Educating Girls

Too many girls drop out of school prematurely, especially in low income countries. Low educational attainment for girls has negative consequences not only for them, but also for their children and...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2018
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