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Bilateral Arrangement of Temporary Labor Migration : Lessons from Korea’s Employment Permit System - Policy Brief (English)

Despite a moral argument for the need to embrace refugees and other migrants fleeing dire conditions of war, conflict, violence, oppression, and extreme poverty, large influxes of migrants tend to reinforce alarmists’ calls against labor mobility. ... See More +

Working Paper 130024 SEP 01, 2018

Cho,Yoonyoung; Denisova,Anastasiya; Yi,Soonhwa; Khadka,Upasana Disclosed

Bilateral Arrangement of Temporary Labor Migration : Lessons from Korea’s Employment Permit System - Main Report (English)

The number of individuals who have crossed borders has mushroomed over recent years. The phenomenon of international migration, however, is heterogeneous in terms of the underlying motives and aspirations of migrants. ... See More +

Working Paper 130020 SEP 01, 2018

Cho,Yoonyoung; Denisova,Anastasiya; Yi,Soonhwa; Khadka,Upasana Disclosed

Youth labor migration in Nepal (English)

This descriptive study investigates internal and external labor migration by Nepalese youth. External labor migration is separated into the flow to India, which is unregulated, and the flow to other countries, which typically takes the form of temporary contract migration to countries with bilateral labor agreements with Nepal (referred to in Nepal as foreign employment). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 124999 JAN 01, 2018

Bossavie,Laurent Loic Yves; Denisova,Anastasiya Disclosed

Practical solutions for addressing labor-related barriers to Bhutan's private employment growth (English)

This note provides practical solutions for addressing the labor-related barriers that impede Bhutan's private sector employment growth: (i) lack of workers with relevant experience and skills, (ii) restrictions on employing non-Bhutanese workers, and (iii) lack of interest among Bhutanese workers in private sector employment opportunities (Enterprise Survey 2015). ... See More +

Working Paper 121485 NOV 01, 2017

Santini,Massimiliano; Denisova,Anastasiya; Rajbhandary,Jasmine Disclosed

From mines and wells to well-built minds : turning Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource wealth into human capital (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource-rich countries have poor human development. Children in these countries are more likely to die before their first birthday, more likely to be stunted, and less likely to attend school than children in other countries with similar income. ... See More +

Publication 114770 MAY 02, 2017

de la Brière,Bénédicte; Filmer,Deon P.; Ringold,Dena; Rohner,Dominic Patrick; Samuda,Karelle Ann Yakini; Denisova,Anastasiya Disclosed

Bhutan’s labor market : toward gainful quality employment for all (English)

The Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) places great emphasis on the creation of a sufficient number of high-quality jobs to achieve full employment. ... See More +

Working Paper 110896 JAN 01, 2016

Schmillen,Achim Daniel; Rajbhandary,Jasmine; Denisova,Anastasiya; Kuddo,Arvo; Mete,Cem; Moubarak,Amr S.; Weber,Michael Disclosed

Meta-evaluation on job creation effects of private sector interventions (Vol. 2) : Literature review database (English)

This study focuses on 39 evaluations conducted by International Finance Corporation (IFC) and other private-sector oriented development financial institutions (DFIs) that were carried out between 2000 and 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 82000 SEP 04, 2012

Paniagua, Gloria; Denisova, Anastasiya Disclosed

Meta-evaluation on job creation effects of private sector interventions : summary of preliminary findings (English)

Though there is strong consensus that creating jobs is one of the key contributions of the private sector to poverty reduction, there is limited knowledge about which interventions, and in what country conditions, are most likely to catalyze job creation, and which activities are most beneficial to poor people. ... See More +

Brief 82001 SEP 04, 2012

Paniagua, Gloria; Denisova, Anastasiya Disclosed

Meta-evaluation on job creation effects of private sector interventions : Full report (English)

This study focuses on 39 evaluations conducted by International Finance Corporation (IFC) and other private-sector oriented development financial institutions (DFIs) that were carried out between 2000 and 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 82000 SEP 04, 2012

Paniagua, Gloria; Denisova, Anastasiya Disclosed