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The World Bank Group has set two goals for the world to achieve by 2030: End extreme poverty by decreasing the percentage of people living on less than $1.90 a day to no more than 3%, Promote shared prosperity by fostering the income growth of the bottom 40% for every country. The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. The World Bank is not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. The World Bank Group comprises five institutions managed by their member countries. Established in 1944, the World Bank Group is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Books in JSTOR from World Bank
1 Book in JSTOR Copyright Date
Financial Crises: Lessons from the Past, Preparation for the Future 2005
Research Reports in JSTOR from World Bank
122 Research Reports in JSTOR Date
Action Plan For the Provision of Vitamins and Minerals to the Tanzanian Population through the Enrichment of Staple Foods 2012
Aid, Policy, and Growth in Post-Conflict Societies 2002
Allocating Resources to Control HIV/AIDS in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region:: Potential Relevance for China 2007
ANGOLA NUTRITION GAP ANALYSIS 2011
ASSESING PUBLIC EXPENDITURE ON HEALTH FROM A FISCAL SPACE PERSPECTIVE 2010
ASSURING THE QUALITY OF ESSENTIAL MEDICINES PROCURED WITH DONOR FUNDS 2012
ATTRACTING DOCTORS AND MEDICAL STUDENTS TO RURAL VIETNAM:: Insights from a Discrete Choice Experiment 2010
Best Practice in War-to-Peace Transition:: The Uganda Veterans Assistance Program 1997
Breaking the Conflict Trap: Civil War and Development Policy 2003
BUILDING CAPACITY IN POST-CONFLICT COUNTRIES 2003
Building Informal Justice in Northern Kenya 2008
CAMEROON ECONOMIC UPDATE: Towards Greater Equity 2013
The Causes of Civil War 2007
Children’s Health Opportunities and Project Evaluation: Mexico’s Oportunidades Program 2013
CHINA:: AIDS Expenditure Tracking in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region 2007
Chronic Emergency:: Why NCDs Matter 2011
Civil War Risk in Democratic and Non-Democratic Neighborhoods 2007
Colombia: Essays on Conflict, Peace, and Development 2000
Colombia Peace Programmatic I: Demobilization and Reinsertion of Ex-Combatants in Colombia 2008
THE COMPARATIVE NATURE OF FAITH-INSPIRED HEALTH CARE PROVISION IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: Strengthening the Evidence for Faith-inspired Health Engagement in Africa, Volume 2 2012
Conflict and Development—Lessons from South Asia 2010
Conflict and Recovery in Aceh:: An Assessment of Conflict Dynamics and Options for Supporting the Peace Process 2005
Conflict in Somalia:: Drivers and Dynamics 2005
Conscription and Crime 2006
THE CONTRIBUTION OF TRADITIONAL HERBAL MEDICINE PRACTITIONERS TO KENYAN HEALTH CARE DELIVERY: Results from Community Health-Seeking Behavior Vignettes and a Traditional Herbal Medicine Practitioner Survey 2011
Cost-effectiveness and Financial Consequences of New Vaccine Introduction in Pakistan 2011
Democratic Jihad?: Military Intervention and Democracy 2007
Disarming Fears of Diversity:: Ethnic Heterogeneity and State Militarization, 1988—2002 2007
Does A Wife’s Bargaining Power Provide More Micronutrients to Females: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh 2013
The Dynamics of Conflict, Development Assistance and Peace-building:: Sri Lanka 2000-05 2016
ECONOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF YOUTH SMOKING BEHAVIOR IN TURKEY 2012
Ethnic Polarization and the Duration of Civil Wars 2007
Evaluation of the epidemiological impact of harm reduction programs on HIV in Vietnam 2010
Evidence on cost-sharing in health care:: Applications to Hungary 2008
The Expanded Program on Immunization in Pakistan: Recommendations for Improving Performance 2012
External Interventions and the Duration of Civil Wars 2000
FAMILY PLANNING:: THE HIDDEN NEED OF MARRIED ADOLESCENTS IN NEPAL 2015
GAVI, THE GLOBAL FUND AND THE WORLD BANK SUPPORT FOR HUMAN RESOURCES FOR HEALTH IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES 2011
Gender, Conflict, and Development 2005
Ghana: Kanye Ndu Bowi: An Indigenous Philosophical Context for Conflict Management 2003
The Global HIV Epidemics among People Who Inject Drugs 2013
GLUE SNIFFING & OTHER RISKY PRACTICES AMONG STREET CHILDREN IN URBAN BANGLADESH 2011
GOVERNMENT HEALTH FINANCING IN INDIA:: CHALLENGES IN ACHIEVING AMBITIOUS GOALS 2010
GOVERNMENT SPENDING AND CENTRAL-LOCAL RELATIONS IN THAILAND’S HEALTH SECTOR 2012
Greater Great Lakes Regional Strategy for Demobilization and Reintegration 2002
Greed and Grievance in Civil War 2000
The Health Sector in Ghana: A Comprehensive Assessment 2013
HEALTH SYSTEMS ANALYSIS FOR BETTER HEALTH SYSTEM STRENGTHENING 2011
HEALTH WORKER ATTITUDES TOWARD RURAL SERVICE IN INDIA:: Results from Qualitative Research 2010
HIV in the Caribbean:: A Systematic Data Review, 2003-2008 2008
HOSPITAL SECTOR REFORM IN UZBEKISTAN — A POLICY NOTE1 2012
How Much International Variation in Child Height Can Sanitation Explain? 2013
How Much War Will We See?: Estimating the Incidence of Civil War in 161 Countries 2001
How Subjective Beliefs about HIV Infection Affect Life-Cycle Fertility: Evidence from Rural Malawi 2013
How to Attract Health Workers to Rural Areas?: Findings from a Discrete Choice Experiment from India 2012
ICTs for HEALTH in Africa 2014
Impact Evaluation of a Large-Scale Rural Sanitation Project in Indonesia 2013
IMPLEMENTATION COMPLETION MEMORANDOM (ICM) 2008
IMPROVING THE DELIVERY OF HEALTH SERVICES:: A Guide to Choosing Strategies 2011
INDIA:: MATERNAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AT A GLANCE 2014
India’s Public Health System: How Well Does It Function at the National Level? 2004
Indoor Air Pollution in Cold Climates:: The Cases of Mongolia and China 2006
KOSOVO: Report on Management Accountability in the Health Sector Consultant Gary Gaumer 2007
Local Conflict in Indonesia: Measuring Incidence and Identifying Patterns 2004
Long-Term Care Policies for Older Populations in new EU Member States and Croatia:: Challenges and Opportunities 2010
Management and Service Quality in Primary Health Care Facilities in the Alexandria and Menoufia Governorates 2010
MAPPING, COST, AND REACH TO THE POOR OF FAITH-INSPIRED HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: Strengthening the Evidence for Faith-inspired Health Engagement in Africa, Volume 3 2012
MDGs 4 and 5:: Maternal and Child Health/Reproductive Health in LAC 2012
Meeting the Challenges of Health Transition in the Middle East and North Africa: Building Partnerships for Results – Time for Strategic Action 2010
MENTAL HEALTH IN AFGHANISTAN:: Burden, Challenges and the Way Forward 2011
Military Expenditure:: Threats, Aid, and Arms Races 2002
?Mind the Gap?:: The World Bank, Humanitarian Action and Development—A Personal Account 2003
Natural Resources and Violent Conflict: OPTIONS AND ACTIONS 2003
Natural Resources, Weak States and Civil War:: Can Rents Stabilize Coup Prone Regimes? 2012
Nigeria Strategic Conflict Assessment: Methodology, Key Findings and Lessons Learnt 2003
No Development without Peace 2009
Oil and Civil Conflict:: Can Public Spending Have a Mitigation Effect? 2014
On the Duration of Civil War 2001
Partial Peace Rebel Groups Inside and Outside Civil War Settlements 2008
Pilot+ Report: Quality, Relevance and Comprehensiveness of Impact Mitigation Services Survey (QIMS) in Swaziland 2009
Placing Security and Rule of Law on the Development Agenda 2009
Policy Note on Population Growth and its Implications in Timor-Leste 2008
POLICY OPTIONS TO ATTRACT NURSES TO RURAL LIBERIA: Evidence From A Discrete Choice Experiment 2010
Political Leadership, Conflict and the Prospects for Constitutional Peace 2007
Post-Conflict Justice and Sustainable Peace 2007
Poverty, Social Divisions, and Conflict in Nepal 2007
Prevention and Control of Selected Non-Communicable Diseases in Sri Lanka:: Policy Options and Action 2010
PRIORITIZING NUTRITION IN AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT:: Guiding Principles for Operational Investments 2012
PRIVATE SECTOR PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS IN AFRICA: A Focus on Ghana, Malawi and Mali 2011
PROMOTING HEALTHY LIVING IN CENTRAL AMERICA:: Multi-Sectoral Approaches to Prevent Noncommunicable Diseases 2012
Promoting Healthy Living in Latin America and the Caribbean 2012
Protection in Good and Bad Times?: The Turkish Green Card Health Program 2012
PROTOCOL FOR AN INTEGRATED BIO-BEHAVIORAL SURVEILLANCE STUDY AMONG MOST AT-RISK POPULATIONS IN LEBANON:: SEX WORKERS, INJECTING DRUG USERS, MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN, AND PRISONERS; 2008
RAISING RETURNS:: THE DISTRIBUTION OF HEALTH FINANCING AND OUTCOMES IN YEMEN 2011
RAPID ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECT OF THE ECONOMIC CRISIS ON HEALTH SPENDING IN MONGOLIA 2010
Referendum, Response and Consequences for Sudan:: The Game between Juba and Khartoum 2008
Report on preliminary NHA 2005 in Kosovo 2007
RESULTS MONITORING IN HEALTH, NUTRITION AND POPULATION: The experience of the Africa region 2009/2010 2010
Riots, Coups and Civil War:: Revisiting the Greed and Grievance Debate 2007
THE ROLE OF FAITH-INSPIRED HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA AND PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS: Strengthening the Evidence for Faith-inspired Health Engagement in Africa, Volume 1 2012
Scaling up Youth-Focused Interventions in the Multi-Country HIV/AIDS Programs (MAP) and Building Capacity of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Case from Zambia 2005
School Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS Programming:: Promising Practice in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region 2009
SETTING TARGETS IN HEALTH, NUTRITION AND POPULATION PROJECTS 2011
Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of United Nations Peace Operations 2007
Sierra Leone:: Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) 2002
Social Resilience and State Fragility in Haiti 2007
SOMALIA MILITIA: DISARMAMENT, DEMOBILIZATION & REINTEGRATION 2005
SOME ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF GLOBAL AGING: A Discussion Note for the World Bank 2010
SOME PRIORITY CHALLENGES OF THE NURSING SECTOR IN INDIA 2009
Strengthening the Education Sector Response to School Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean Region:: A Rapid Survey of 13 Countries 2009
SYNOPSIS OF HEALTH SYSTEMS RESEARCH ACROSS THE WORLD BANK GROUP FROM 2000 TO 2010 2010
Toward Interventions in Human Resources for Health in Ghana: Evidence for Health Workforce Planning and Results 2012
UNDERSTANDING CIVIL WAR: Evidence and Analysis 2005
USING BUDGETING FOR RESULTS IN HIV/AIDS PROGRAMS:: LESSONS FROM PERU 2014
Using Provider Performance Incentives to Increase HIV Testing and Counseling Services in Rwanda 2013
Veterans: Pensions and other compensation in post-conflict countries 2004
WAGES AND HEALTH WORKER RETENTION IN GHANA:: Evidence from Public Sector Wage Reforms 2011
WEAPONOMICS:: THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR ASSAULT RIFLES 2007
What Is a Civil War?: A Critical Review of Its Definition and (Econometric) Consequences 2013
Who Bears the Cost of Russia’s Military Draft? 2005
Why Follow the Leader?: Collective Action, Credible Commitment and Conflict 2012
World Bank HIV/AIDS Program Development Project (II) in Nigeria, an exploration of TB and TB/HIV options 2007