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Average and Marginal Returns to Upper Secondary Schooling in Indonesia
This paper estimates average and marginal returns to schooling in Indonesia using a non-parametric selection model estimated by local instrumental variables, and data from the Indonesia Family LifeExpand
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Live long and prosper : aging in East Asia and Pacific
The population in East Asia and Pacific is aging rapidly, raising concerns about the implications for the region’s economic future. This report aims to crystallize what is known about the rapidlyExpand
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Improving Nutritional Status Through Behavioral Change: Lessons from Madagascar
This paper provides evidence of the effects of a large-scale intervention that focuses on the quality of nutritional and child care inputs during the early stages of life. The empirical strategy usesExpand
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Unconditional Cash Transfers in China: Who Benefits from the Rural Minimum Living Standard Guarantee (Dibao) Program?
This paper analyzes China’s rural minimum living standard guarantee (dibao) program, one of the largest minimum income cash transfer schemes in the world, and examines possible changes to the programExpand
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Robustness of Subjective Welfare Analysis in a Poor Developing Country: Madagascar 2001
We analyse the subjective perceptions of poverty in Madagascar in 2001 and their relationship to objective poverty indicators. We base our analysis on survey responses to a series of subjectiveExpand
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Unconditional Cash Transfers in China: an Analysis of the Rural Minimum Living Standard Guarantee Program
This paper examines China’s rural minimum living standard guarantee (dibao) program, one of the largest minimum income cash transfer schemes in the world. Using household survey data matched withExpand
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Average and Marginal Returns to Upper Secondary Schooling in Indonesia: Average and Marginal Returns to Schooling in Indonesia
We estimate heterogeneity in returns to schooling in Indonesia using a non-parametric method of local instrumental variables. In this paper we estimate average and marginal returns to upper secondaryExpand
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Timor-Leste - Social assistance public expenditure and program performance report
The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste is a young, post-conflict nation endowed with significant oil revenues. Timor-Leste has one of the highest birth rates in the world (2.41 percent populationExpand
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East Asia and Pacific economic update, October 2013 : rebuilding policy buffers, reinvigorating growth
Global growth momentum accelerated during the second and third quarters of 2013, while many downside risks lingered in the background. Strengthening of global growth momentum will help developingExpand
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An Hybrid Ant Routing Algorithm for Reliable Throughput Using MANET
TLDR
Routing in mobile adhoc networks (MANETs) using ant algorithm has been described. Expand
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