This book focuses on the theory, methodology, and analysis of food security indicators derived from food consumption data collected in household surveys. These indicators are produced by the software, ADePT-Food Security Module.
This report provides a tool to structure the policy discussion around the goal of shared prosperity and explains that specific policy links associated with the goal can be established only after a thorough analysis of the country-specific context.
This study asseses India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, which is falling well short of its potential impact on poverty in one of India's poorest states, Bihar. Information campaigns are needed to assure that poor people are aware of their rights and the administration of the scheme needs to be more responsive to their needs.
Performance-based financing (PBF) is a comprehensive health systems approach that is expanding in regions around the world. Based on first-hand experience of PBF pioneers, this toolkit provides the state-of-art knowledge, methods, and tools for setting up an effective PBF approach in lower-and middle income settings.
Eurasian economies have to become efficient -- more productive, job-creating, and stable. But efficiency is not the same as diversification. Governments need to worry less about the composition of exports and production and more about asset portfolios -- natural resources, built capital, and economic institutions.
European and Central Asian countries need reforms that enable new and existing firms to grow, become more productive, or exit the market quickly and in orderly fashion, and policies that prepare workers with the right skills, incentives, and mobility to places with more job creation potential.