Healthy States, Progressive India: Report on the Ranks of States and Union Territories

The exercise, which is the first of its kind attempted by the Union Government was conducted over a period of eighteen months. In addition to the technical expertise of the World Bank, experts in pub...

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by Niti Aayog GOI | On 01 Feb 2018

Of Hits and Misses: An Analysis of Union Budget 2018-19

The report presents a comprehensive analysis of the budgetary provisions for important social sectors and the vulnerable sections of the population. It also presents an overview of the fiscal indicat...

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by Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability CBGA | On 01 Feb 2018

Teen Sport in America: Why Participation Matters

The findings indicated that sport is a widely accessible activity for teens and that participants reap important benefits in health and education. Although sports remain the most popular extracurricul...

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by Nicole Zarrett | On 01 Jan 2018

Levels and Trends in Child Malnutrition

UNICEF, WHO, World Bank global and regional child malnutrition estimates from 1990 to 2017 reveal that we are still far from a world without malnutrition. The joint estimates, published in May 2017,...

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by United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF | On 01 Jan 2017

The India Freedom Report: Media Freedom and Freedom of Expression in 2017

The climate for journalism in India grew steadily adverse in 2017. A host of perpetrators made reporters and photographers, even editors, fair game as there were murders, attacks, threats, and cases...

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by The Hoot the | On 01 Jan 2018

The Macroeconomic Benefits of Tax Enforcement in Pakistan

The benefits of improved tax enforcement in Pakistan through simulations of a model of the Pakistani economy is studied. We begin by documenting that the effective tax rate facing firms is increasin...

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by Ethan Ilzetzki | On 01 Aug 2017

Thirsting for Justice: Transparency and Poor People’s Struggle for Clean Water in Indonesia, Mongolia, and Thailand

This report explores the challenges facing rural communities in Indonesia, Thailand, and Mongolia when they try to obtain information on pollution and evaluates the multiple laws and pathways in e...

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by Carole Excell | On 01 Aug 2017

India, Climate Change and Security in South Asia

South Asia faces a wide array of social, political, and economic issues that already threaten security in the region. The region has a history of border disputes, sectarian violence, and government co...

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by David Antos | On 03 May 2017

Scarcity at the End of the Month: First Results from a Field Experiment in Bangladesh

This paper reports results of a ?eld experiment designed to test how the timing of wage payments a?ects consumption and ?nancial behaviors. Salaried employees in a large manufacturing ?rm were paid a...

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by Emily Breza | On 01 Apr 2017

Achieving Universal Literacy in Andhra Pradesh: Status and Prospects

The main objective of the present paper is to assess the prospects of achieving universal adult literacy with a policy intervention factor through adult literacy programmes that target different age g...

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by Motkuri Venkatanarayana | On 01 Jun 2013