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Subbarao, K.

Works: 77 works in 219 publications in 2 languages and 5,418 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Vital statistics 
Roles: Author, Other
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Publications about K Subbarao
Publications by K Subbarao
Most widely held works about K Subbarao
Most widely held works by K Subbarao
Reaching out to Africa's orphans : a framework for public action by K Subbarao( file )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
Safety net programs and poverty reduction : lessons from cross-country experience by K Subbarao( file )
13 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,009 libraries worldwide
Social gains from female education : a cross-national study by K Subbarao( file )
23 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 755 libraries worldwide
This paper on the social gains from female education is part of a series, prepared by the World Bank, on the benefits of improving opportunities for women. The paper suggests that expanding women's opportunities enhances their productivity and earning potential and thus contributes to better economic performance and poverty alleviation. Education raises the productivity and earnings of both men and women. Over time female education also contributes to slower population growth and healthier families. The Bank believes that in efforts to expand women's opportunities, priority should be given to education through the secondary level, reproductive health, agriculture, private entrepreneurship, and the wage labor force. This paper is concerned with the estimation of these social gains from female education at the secondary level. The paper examines the role of female education, measured by gross enrollment rates at the secondary level, relative to, and or in combination with, some health and family planning services that influence fertility and infant mortality. It uses reduced form estimation of the total fertility rate and infant mortality rate. The paper presents cross country regressions based on data drawn from 72 developing countries. The analysis in this paper generally shows that female secondary education, family planning, and health programs all affect fertility and mortality, and the effect of female secondary education appears to be very strong. Results suggest that family planning will reduce fertility more when combined with female education, especially in countries that now have low female secondary enrollment levels. (DK)
Public works as a safety net : design, evidence, and implementation ( file )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Public Works as a Safety Net: Design, Evidence, and Implementation reviews the conceptual underpinnings and operational elements of public works programs around the world. Drawing from a rich evidence base including program documentation, policy papers, peer-reviewed publications, and empirical data from over 40 countries, it provides an overview of the state of public works programs and how they function as part of wider social protection systems. The book provides a comprehensive analysis of the design features and alternative models of public works implemented under diverse country settings. Topics covered include program objectives, institutional and financing arrangements, targeting, costs and benefits, gender considerations, and monitoring and evaluation. Political economy issues that inform the development and effectiveness of public works programs are also addressed, bringing into focus the centrality of governance and transparency to ensure the achievement of program outcomes. The comprehensive nature of the review, and its thorough analysis of available data, fills a gap in knowledge related to public works program design and implementation. The book should benefit both policy makers and practitioners involved in public works planning. It will also help inform future efforts to incorporate public works as an important tool of an integrated national social protection systems, that will help respond to unpredictable global shocks leading to sudden declines in employment, whether seasonal or systemic
India's public distribution system : a national and international perspective by R Radhakrishna( file )
13 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
Women in higher education : progress, constraints, and promising initiatives by K Subbarao( file )
16 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
The crisis hits home : stress-testing households in Eastern Europe and Central Asia by Erwin Tiongson( file )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
The crisis threatens the welfare of about 160 million people in the Europe and Central Asia region and a new round of price increases triggered by currency adjustments is expected. However, compared with previous crises, households and governments alike face difficult choices over spending priorities
Selected social safety net programs in the Philippines : targeting, cost-effectiveness, and options for reform by K Subbarao( file )
17 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Improving nutrition in India : policies and programs and their impact by K Subbarao( Book )
8 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Namibia's social safety net : issues and options for reform by K Subbarao( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
October 1998 At a time when Namibia's informal social safety net is failing the poor, Namibia has too many poorly administered formal programs. The result: regional bias, exclusion errors, and fraud. It seems highly desirable for the formal system to comprise four programs: a social pension plus grants for poor children, blind people, and the disabled. In Namibia, the extended family is a big shock absorber: informal sharing arrangements between and within households are a unique source of strength. Grandparents contribute enormously to the continuation of this safety net by letting the entire family share their social pension in times of need and by looking after their grandchildren when parents are away or infected by AIDS. But these informal safety nets are not robust at times of drought and are strained when unemployment, and the burden of children of AIDS-infected parents, are high. Among formal safety net programs, the social pension and the disability grant touch the lives of the poor more than other programs, but the administration of both programs needs to improve. Namibia is one of the few African countries to administer a social pension for everyone 60 and over-a safety net that has potential to significantly reduce poverty. But the program suffers from undercoverage (exclusion errors) in the heavily populated and poorer North. With the disability pension, regional asymmetry is pervasive and needs immediate correction. Child allowances should relieve poverty, but the three main grants for needy children are heavily urban-biased and regionally asymmetric. The bias toward urban and middle-class children is greatest for in-kind (school feeding and shelter/housing) programs. A priority should be placed on reallocating public resources to upgrade squatter settlements and single-room apartments. Nongovernmental organizations need to be encouraged to explore demand-driven approaches to promoting informal businesses in rural Namibia. Programs to subsidize welfare homes and remit rent for apartments where rent is overdue should be eliminated to free up resources for social pensions and disability grants. It appears best to supplement cash transfer programs by a better targeted shelter/housing program and an expanded labor-based works program (implemented by private contractors). The Northern and Northeastern provinces are underserved by all transfer programs; coverage in the North must improve. Further decentralization should help rationalize the deployment of staff resources in social welfare. This paper is a product of the Poverty Division, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network. The author may be contacted at
Rice marketing system and compulsory levies in Andhra Pradesh : a study of public intervention in foodgrain marketing by K Subbarao( Book )
6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
India's public distribution system a national and international perspective ( file )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Rural poverty in India, 1973-86 by Nanak Kakwani( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Marketing of rice in India: An analysis of the impact of producers' prices on small farmers by C. H Hanumantha Rao( Book )
4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Short-term measurements for the determination of envelope retrofit performance by K Subbarao( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Enhancing women's participation in economic development by K Subbarao( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Una mayor participación de la mujer en el desarrollo económico ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Systemic shocks and social protection : role and effectiveness of public works programs by K Subbarao( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Protecting the poor during adjustment and transitions by K Subbarao( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Institutional credit, uncertainty and adoption of HYV technology : a comparison of east Uttar Pradesh with west Uttar Pradesh by K Subbarao( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Kalanidhi Subbarao.
Subbarao K.
Subbarao, K. (Kalanidhi)
Subbarao, Kalanidhi.
Subbarao Kalinidhi
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Spanish (2)
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