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Indonesia - Economic transformation and employment : policy input for an Indonesia jobs strategy (English)

The current downturn in commodity prices provides an opportunity for Indonesia to shift away from its dependence on commodity-driven growth towards higher value-added activities in manufacturing and services. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS13186 JUN 28, 2016

Clarke,Julian Latimer Disclosed

From evidence to policy - Supporting Nepal’s trade integration strategy : diversifying Nepal’s economy through a dynamic services sector : Policy note 3 (English)

This note looks at the services sector and its dual role for Nepal: as a direct source of exports, and as a provider of key inputs for other sectors of the economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 106830 JUN 01, 2016

Hollweg,Claire Honore Disclosed

The labor content of exports database (English)

This paper develops a novel methodology to measure the quantity of jobs and value of wages embodied in exports for a large number of countries and sectors for intermittent years between 1995 and 2011. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7615 MAR 28, 2016

Cali,Massimiliano; Francois,Joseph; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Manchin,Miriam; Oberdabernig,Doris Anita; Rojas Romagosa,Hugo Alexander; Rubinova,Stela; Tomberger,Patrick Disclosed

Kenya - Country economic memorandum : from economic growth to jobs and shared prosperity (English)

The Kenya CEM has five main messages. First, Kenya has performed well in the past decade in terms of economic growth, and modern services are behind the acceleration of growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 103822 MAR 01, 2016

Handjiski,Borko; Sanghi,Apurva; Bogoev,Jane; Larbi,George Addo; Angelique,Umutesi; Randa,John; Kiringai,Jane Wangui; Chege,Patrick Nderitu; Whimp, Kathy; Gubbins,Paul Michael; Mistiaen,Johan A.; Farole, Tom; Nishiuchi,Toru; Battaile,William G.; Van Doorn,Ralph; Saez,Juan Sebastian; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Cirera,Xavier; Mogollon,Maria Paulina; Dowdall,Georgia Frances Isabelle; Onder,Harun Disclosed

The labor impact of Lao export growth (English)

Based on a series of complementary methodological approaches and datasets implicitly linking trade to jobs, this report paints a mixed picture of Lao PDR’s recent export performance and how this has translated into job creation and improved job quality across the economy. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS9112 FEB 29, 2016

Hoppe,Mombert Disclosed

The labor impact of Lao export growth (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)

Based on a series of complementary methodological approaches and datasets implicitly linking trade to jobs, this report paints a mixed picture of Lao PDR’s recent export performance and how this has translated into job creation and improved job quality across the economy. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS9112 FEB 01, 2016

Ruppert Bulmer,Elizabeth N.; Hollweg,Claire Honore Disclosed

The labor impact of Lao export growth (Vol. 2) (Laotian)

Based on a series of complementary methodological approaches and datasets implicitly linking trade to jobs, this report paints a mixed picture of Lao PDR’s recent export performance and how this has translated into job creation and improved job quality across the economy. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS9112 FEB 01, 2016

Ruppert Bulmer,Elizabeth N.; Hollweg,Claire Honore Disclosed

From evidence to policy : supporting Nepal's trade integration strategy (English)

The envisioned economic transformation requires a shift from a remittance-fueled growth model to one fueled by productivity and investment. Integration into the global marketplace is a powerful vehicle for increased investment and productivity. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS19255 JAN 01, 2016

Varela,Gonzalo J.; Arenas,Guillermo Carlos; Gomez-Mera,Laura; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Bortoluzzi,Aldo Pazzini; Portugal Perez,Luis Alberto; Reyes,Jose Daniel; Zildzovic,Emir Disclosed

From evidence to policy : supporting Nepal’s trade integration strategy (English)

In the last decades, slow growth and job creation have encouraged emigration, further dampening domestic sources of growth in Nepal. Tepid growth over the past decade, the slowest in the region, has resulted in few jobs being created, leading to more Nepalese workers seeking opportunities abroad. ... See More +

Working Paper 106827 JAN 01, 2016

Varela,Gonzalo J.; Arenas,Guillermo Carlos; Gomez-Mera,Laura; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Bortoluzzi,Aldo Pazzini; Portugal,Alberto; Reyes,Daniel Ramon; Zildzovic,Emir Disclosed

Seeking shared prosperity through trade (English)

Increasing the trade integration of developing countries can make a vital contribution to boosting shared prosperity, but it also exposes producers and consumers to exogenous shocks that alter relative prices, sometimes positively and sometimes negatively. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7314 JUN 17, 2015

Cali,Massimiliano; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Ruppert Bulmer,Elizabeth N. Disclosed

Valuing services in trade : a toolkit for competitiveness diagnostics (English)

The Service Trade Competitiveness Diagnostic (STDC) Toolkit is part of a larger agenda of trade competitiveness work developed by the World Bank's International Trade Unit in recent years. ... See More +

Publication 93714 JAN 14, 2015

Hollweg,Claire Honore; Van Der Marel,Erik Leendert; Saez,Juan Sebastian; Taglioni,Daria; Zavacka,Veronika Disclosed

The labor content of exports in South Africa and Botswana – a preliminary exploration (English)

The LACEX dataset has been recently assembled to compute the (direct and indirect) value of the compensation of employees linked to exports for each sector/country/year. ... See More +

Working Paper 103072 JAN 01, 2015

Calì, Massimiliano; Hollweg,Claire Honore Disclosed

Structural reforms and labor market outcomes : international panel data evidence (English)

This paper explores the impact of structural reforms on a comprehensive set of macro-level labor-market outcomes, including the unemployment rate, the average wage index, and overall and female employment levels and labor force participation rates. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7122 NOV 01, 2014

Hollweg, Claire H.; Lederman, Daniel; Mitra, Devashish Disclosed

Malaysia economic monitor : boosting trade competitiveness (English)

This economic update provides an overview for 2013 and early 2014 in Malaysia and an analysis of structural trends in trade competitiveness. The economy overcame a weak start in 2013 to experience GDP growth through 2014. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 89102 JUN 01, 2014

Gil Sander, Frederico; Taglioni, Daria; Hollweg, Claire; Santoni, Gianluca; Record, Richard; Pui Shen Yoong; Testaverde, Mauro; Jalil, Intan Nadia Disclosed

Trade policy barriers: an obstacle to export diversification in Eurasia (English)

Despite trade liberalization efforts made by Eurasian countries, the export structure of the region shows significant levels of concentration across export destinations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6434 MAY 01, 2013

Cusolito, Ana Paula; Hollweg, Claire H. Disclosed

Monitoring export vulnerability to changes in growth rates of major global markets (English)

Interest in assessing the impacts on developing countries of changes in major markets' economic performance has risen in tandem with global economic uncertainty over short- and medium-term growth prospects. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6266 NOV 01, 2012

Hollweg, Claire H.; Lederman, Daniel; Reyes, Jose-Daniel Disclosed

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Indonesia - Economic transformation and employment : policy input for an Indonesia jobs strategy (English)
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JUN 28, 2016 AUS13186 Working Paper
From evidence to policy - Supporting Nepal’s trade integration strategy : diversifying Nepal’s economy through a dynamic services sector : Policy note 3 (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106830 Working Paper
The labor content of exports database (English)
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MAR 28, 2016 WPS7615 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - Country economic memorandum : from economic growth to jobs and shared prosperity (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 103822 Working Paper
The labor impact of Lao export growth (English)
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FEB 29, 2016 AUS9112 Working Paper
The labor impact of Lao export growth (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 AUS9112 Working Paper
The labor impact of Lao export growth (Vol. 2) (Laotian)
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FEB 01, 2016 AUS9112 Working Paper
From evidence to policy : supporting Nepal's trade integration strategy (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 ACS19255 Working Paper
From evidence to policy : supporting Nepal’s trade integration strategy (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 106827 Working Paper
Seeking shared prosperity through trade (English)
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JUN 17, 2015 WPS7314 Policy Research Working Paper
Valuing services in trade : a toolkit for competitiveness diagnostics (English)
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JAN 14, 2015 93714 Publication
The labor content of exports in South Africa and Botswana – a preliminary exploration (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 103072 Working Paper
Structural reforms and labor market outcomes : international panel data evidence (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7122 Policy Research Working Paper
Malaysia economic monitor : boosting trade competitiveness (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89102 Economic Updates and Modeling
Trade policy barriers: an obstacle to export diversification in Eurasia (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 WPS6434 Policy Research Working Paper
Monitoring export vulnerability to changes in growth rates of major global markets (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 WPS6266 Policy Research Working Paper