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Estimating the Causal Effects of Conflict on Education in Côte d'Ivoire
This paper estimates the causal effects of civil war on years of education in the context of a school-going age cohort that is exposed to armed conflict in Cote d'Ivoire. Using year and department of birth to identify an individual's exposure to war, the difference-in-difference outcomes ...
Author: Andrew L. Dabalen, Saumik Paul | Type: Publication | Date: 2012-06-01

Early Childhood: Protecting and Promoting Human Development in Times of Economic Shocks
Development from conception to five years of age can determine later life outcomes ranging from educational achievement, labor market success, to risky and delinquent behaviors. Crises can cause nutritional deprivation which can negatively affect physiological and neurological development during gestation ...
Author: Alice Wuermli, Kevin Hempel, Mattias Lundberg, Juliana Arbelae ... | Type: Brief | Date: 2012-06-01

Middle Childhood: Protecting and Promoting Human Development in Times of Economic Shocks
Middle childhood (approximately 6-12 years old) is a crucial time for developing cognitive and socio emotional competencies, and economic crises can affect children's development with long-lasting consequences for adolescence and adulthood. This note provides an overview of how economic shocks can affect ...
Author: Kevin Hempel, Alice Wuermli, Mattias Lundberg | Type: Brief | Date: 2012-06-01

Voices of Youth in Post-Conflict Burundi: Perspectives on Exclusion, Gender, and Conflict
This report examines youth in post-conflict Burundi. The research responds to the nascent but growing body of knowledge on conflict, young men and gender. War and violence have devastated societies and economies throughout Africa with young men being the main perpetrators of this violence. This research ...
Author: The World Bank | Type: Research | Date: 2012-01-01

Does Parental Disability Matter to Child Education ? Evidence from Vietnam
This paper examines the effect of parental disability on school enrollment and educational performance for children in the 2006 Vietnam Household Living Standards Survey. Results from instrumental-variables regressions indicate that children of parents with a disability have a lower enrollment rate in ...
Author: Cuong, Nguyen Viet ... | Type: Publication | Date: 2011-08-01

Community driven development in post conflict and conflict affected areas: experiences from East Asia
Community Driven Development (or CDD) projects are now a major component of World Bank assistance to many developing countries. While varying greatly in size and form, such projects aim to ensure that communities have substantive control in deciding how project funds should be used. The proponents of ...
Author: Patrick Barron | Type: Publication | Date: 2011-03-01

Disaster Risk Management in East Asia and the Pacific - Education Brief
In the aftermath of the Wenchuan earthquake, measures to restore education will be a critical part of the recovery efforts in Sichuan province. The education system can play an important role in both: (i) minimizing the impact of the disaster on children; and (ii) improving disaster preparedness. To ...
Author: Kin Bing Wu | Type: Brief | Date: 2010-12-01

Armed Conflict And Schooling: Evidence From The 1994 Rwandan Genocide
Civil war, and genocide in particular, are among the most destructive of social phenomena, especially for children of school-going age. In Rwanda school enrollment trends suggest that the school system recovered quickly after 1994, but these numbers do not tell the full story. Two cross-sectional household ...
Author: Richard Akresh, Damien de Walque | Type: Research | Date: 2008-04-01

Education In Sierra Leone: Present Challenges, Future Opportunities
The purpose of this report is to provide an analysis of the education sector that enables a shared understanding among stakeholders, and thus lays a foundation for the preparation of an Education Sector Plan. With this objective in mind, the study outlines the current status of the education sector and ...
Author: The World Bank | Type: Publication | Date: 2007-01-01

Youth In Post-Conflict Settings
Youth development is an emerging focus in World Bank work across many sectors, yet much remains to be learned. This issue of Youth Development Notes examines the unique challenges confronting youth living in post-conflict settings: demobilization, reintegration, employment generation, emergency education, ...
Author: The World Bank | Type: Brief | Date: 2005-11-01

Psychosocial Impacts Of Child Work: A Framework For Research, Monitoring, And Intervention
The paper outlines conceptual frameworks for assessing the multiple ways that work can impact (both positively and negatively) on children's well-being; and for identifying psychosocial indicators of impact. The paper draws attention to ways that the context of children's work mediates how far potential ...
Author: M. Woodhead | Type: Publication | Date: 2004-02-01

Youth In South Eastern Europe: Report Of The Rome Conference On Participation, Empowerment, And Social Inclusion
Given the successful partnership between the World Bank and UNICEF on youth and other development issues, including child protection, the two development institutions jointly organized and co-sponsored a conference on Youth in South Eastern Europe, held in Rome from 29 to 31 May, 2002. The conference ...
Author: Hilary Homans | Type: Publication | Date: 2002-06-01

El Salvador - Post-Conflict Reconstruction
The World Bank's assistance to El Salvador focused mainly on macroeconomic reform but also included projects addressing the health and education sectors to improve the country's poor social indicators. Bank assistance was critical to laying a sound macroeconomic foundation for an impressive economic ...
Author: John Eriksso ... | Type: Publication | Date: 2000-01-01

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