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Does the Internet Reduce Gender Gaps? : The Case of Jordan (English)

This article investigates the link between digital technologies and female labor market outcomes in a country with one of the largest gender disparities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9183 MAR 13, 2020

Viollaz,Mariana; Winkler,Hernan Jorge Disclosed

Preparing to Maximize Finance for Development in Jordan Through a Policy Framework (English)

The Mashreq region and, in particular, the countries of Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon are facing major policy and fiscal challenges to growth and job creation. ... See More +

Brief 146415 FEB 01, 2020

Cuvillier,Emmanuel F.; Ahmad,Aijaz - IPGFS; Dornel,Arnaud D.; Alzahrani,Hussam Hassan J Disclosed

Seven Sisters (Jordan) : Amplifying the Voice of Developers (English)

In the last few years, IFC has prioritized an approach to creating bankable private sector infrastructure opportunities that is called Scaling focusing not on single asset development, but on a holistic approach that creates a pipeline of infrastructure projects. ... See More +

Report 146384 JAN 01, 2020

Disclosed

Estimating Poverty for Refugee Populations : Can Cross-Survey Imputation Methods Substitute for Data Scarcity ? (English)

The increasing growth of forced displacement worldwide has led to the stronger interest of various stakeholders in measuring poverty among refugee populations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9076 DEC 03, 2019

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Verme,Paolo Disclosed

Labor Management Procedures Strengthening Reform Management in Jordan (P171965) (English)

Procedure and Checklist OCT 30, 2019

Peeters,Pia Disclosed

Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Jordan (English)

Doing Business 2020 is the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 143919 OCT 24, 2019

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Measuring Social Norms About Female Labor Force Participation in Jordan (English)

This study conducted a large-scale, representative survey of social norms for female labor force participation in three governorates of Jordan. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8916 JUN 26, 2019

Gauri,Varun; Rahman,Tasmia; Sen,Iman Kalyan Disclosed

Mashreq 2.0 : Digital Transformation for Inclusive Growth and Jobs : Executive Summary (Arabic)

The Mashreq countries must fully leverage digital infrastructure as well as their relative strengths in transforming their economies. The report lays out the strategic importance of digital infrastructure for countries in the region, takes stock of its status, and provides recommendations. ... See More +

Report 138325 JUN 25, 2019

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Mashreq 2.0 : Digital Transformation for Inclusive Growth and Jobs : Executive Summary (English)

The Mashreq countries must fully leverage digital infrastructure as well as their relative strengths in transforming their economies. The report lays out the strategic importance of digital infrastructure for countries in the region, takes stock of its status, and provides recommendations. ... See More +

Report 138325 JUN 25, 2019

Disclosed

Jordan - Improving Women Economic Opportunities : Select Entry Points for Policy Dialogue and Operational Interventions (English)

The Government of Jordan has strengthened its commitment in recent years to gender equality and women’s social and economic empowerment through Jordan’s Renaissance Plan 2019-2020 and more recently through the preparation the Women Economic Empowerment Action Plan under the Mashreq Gender Facility. ... See More +

Report AUS0000935 JUN 21, 2019

Ait Ali Slimane,Meriem; Kurshitashvili,Nato; Al Abbadi,Shereen Fayez Hussein; Hisou,Ola; Lundvall,Jonna Maria; Mohindra,Komal Disclosed

Addressing Spillover Effects of the Syrian Crisis : Strengthening Collaborative and Inclusive Approaches in Jordan (English)

Jordan has received a large influx of refugees posing various challenges at the national and local level with the largest impact on the northern governorates which have been hosting the largest number of refugees. ... See More +

Report 136418 APR 01, 2019

Disclosed

Strategic Assessment : The 2019 Project Pipeline for Jordan and Investment Opportunities (English)

Jordan's growth model is highly dependent on investment, with contractions in the magnitude,quantity and efficacy of investments being key drivers in the sharp deceleration of growth since 2010. ... See More +

Working Paper 135708 FEB 28, 2019

Harake,Wissam Disclosed

Jordan - Agriculture Sector Adjustment (English)

Brief 139953 JAN 01, 2019

Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Jordan (English)

Sixteenth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 190 economies, Doing Business 2019 covers 11 areas of business regulation. ... See More +

Working Paper 131741 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

How Does Poverty Differ Among Refugees ? Taking a Gender Lens to the Data on Syrian Refugees in Jordan (English)

Data collected for refugee registration and to target humanitarian assistance include information about household composition and demographics that can be used to identify gender-based vulnerabilities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8616 OCT 17, 2018

Hanmer,Lucia C.; Arango,Diana Jimena; Rubiano Matulevich,Eliana Carolina; Santamaria Bonilla,Julieth Andrea; Viollaz,Mariana Disclosed

Jordan - Housing Sector Assessment - Housing Sector Review (English)

This report aims to support the Government of Jordan (GoJ) in improving housing sector performance. In 2016, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan requested the World Bank’s technical support to develop a housing sector review to update the Housing Strategy adopted in 1989. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000232 JUN 08, 2018

Molfetas-Lygkiaris,Aris; Hamilton,Ellen; Acero Vergel,Jose Luis; Wille,John R.; Tammaa,Waad; Xiao,Yuan; Mints,Victor; Ababsa, Myriam Disclosed

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan – Understanding How Gender Norms in MNA Impact Female Employment Outcomes (English)

Do women in Jordan want to work? How do men feel about working women in their family? To what extent do personal beliefs and societal expectations influence a woman's decision to work and why should this matter in development interventions? ... See More +

Working Paper ACS25170 JUN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Jordan - Supporting Youth Engagement and Participation : Summary Note (English)

Jordan is at a critical juncture for prosperity, social progress and peace. Though Jordan has done well in terms of economic growth and achievement of human development indicators in the past decade, economic growth has slowed down over the past few years. ... See More +

Working Paper 126770 MAY 30, 2018

Disclosed

Urban Growth Model and Sustainable Urban Expansion for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (English)

The Urban Growth Scenarios for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (2015-2030) is a project developed in coordination with the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs to outline sustainable development paths for five Jordanian cities: Amman, Irbid, Mafraq, Russeifa and Zarqa. ... See More +

Working Paper 127105 MAY 01, 2018

Disclosed

Jordan Economic Outlook - Spring 2018 (English)

Jordan's economy remains in a low-growth scenario. Improvements in tourism and mining and quarrying are expected to have driven timid improvement in growth in 2017; however, the economy remains burdened with ongoing uncertainty in Syria, slow revival of economic cooperation with Iraq, and economic slow-down in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). ... See More +

Brief 125254 APR 01, 2018

Disclosed

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Does the Internet Reduce Gender Gaps? : The Case of Jordan (English)
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MAR 13, 2020 WPS9183 Policy Research Working Paper
Preparing to Maximize Finance for Development in Jordan Through a Policy Framework (English)
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FEB 01, 2020 146415 Brief
Seven Sisters (Jordan) : Amplifying the Voice of Developers (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 146384 Report
Estimating Poverty for Refugee Populations : Can Cross-Survey Imputation Methods Substitute for Data Scarcity ? (English)
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DEC 03, 2019 WPS9076 Policy Research Working Paper
Labor Management Procedures Strengthening Reform Management in Jordan (P171965) (English)
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OCT 30, 2019 Procedure and Checklist
Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Jordan (English)
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OCT 24, 2019 143919 Working Paper
Measuring Social Norms About Female Labor Force Participation in Jordan (English)
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JUN 26, 2019 WPS8916 Policy Research Working Paper
Mashreq 2.0 : Digital Transformation for Inclusive Growth and Jobs : Executive Summary (Arabic)
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JUN 25, 2019 138325 Report
Mashreq 2.0 : Digital Transformation for Inclusive Growth and Jobs : Executive Summary (English)
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JUN 25, 2019 138325 Report
Jordan - Improving Women Economic Opportunities : Select Entry Points for Policy Dialogue and Operational Interventions (English)
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JUN 21, 2019 AUS0000935 Report
Addressing Spillover Effects of the Syrian Crisis : Strengthening Collaborative and Inclusive Approaches in Jordan (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136418 Report
Strategic Assessment : The 2019 Project Pipeline for Jordan and Investment Opportunities (English)
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FEB 28, 2019 135708 Working Paper
Jordan - Agriculture Sector Adjustment (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 139953 Brief
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Jordan (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131741 Working Paper
How Does Poverty Differ Among Refugees ? Taking a Gender Lens to the Data on Syrian Refugees in Jordan (English)
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OCT 17, 2018 WPS8616 Policy Research Working Paper
Jordan - Housing Sector Assessment - Housing Sector Review (English)
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JUN 08, 2018 AUS0000232 Working Paper
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan – Understanding How Gender Norms in MNA Impact Female Employment Outcomes (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 ACS25170 Working Paper
Jordan - Supporting Youth Engagement and Participation : Summary Note (English)
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MAY 30, 2018 126770 Working Paper
Urban Growth Model and Sustainable Urban Expansion for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 127105 Working Paper
Jordan Economic Outlook - Spring 2018 (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125254 Brief