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Services for Trade Competitiveness : Country and Regional Assessments of Services Trade (English)

Recognizing that services affect the ability of countries and their firms to compete on international markets, the World Bank’s Trade and Regional Integration Unit has developed an extensive work program to promote the performance of countries’ domestic services sectors, including services trade. ... See More +

Publication 137424 JUN 05, 2019

Hollweg,Claire Honore; Saez,Juan Sebastian Disclosed

GVC Participation and Deep Integration in Brazil (English)

The production of export goods has become increasingly unbundled, and countries positioning to become more integrated in the global economy are increasingly looking toward global value chains. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8646 NOV 13, 2018

Hollweg,Claire Honore; Rocha Gaffurri,Nadia Patrizia Disclosed

Myanmar's Future Jobs : Embracing Modernity : Main Report (English)

Notes in this report present the nature of jobs in each sector (except the public sector), the challenges to improving these sectors, and recommended policies to develop sector-specific jobs strategies. ... See More +

Working Paper 129754 SEP 04, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Munoz Moreno,Rafael; Rahardja,Sjamsu; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Leao,Izabela; Ekanayake,Indira Janaki; Ahmed,Md Mansur; Amin, Mohammed; Rab,Habib Nasser; Yoong,Pui Shen Disclosed

Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 2) : overview (Vietnamese)

Vietnam's 50 million jobs are a cornerstone of its economic success. The transformation toward services and manufacturing, and impressive labor productivity and wage growth led to plunging poverty rates and globally enviable economic growth over the last decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 129380 AUG 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Pimhidzai,Obert; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Demombynes,Gabriel; Hallward-Driemeier,Mary C.; Testaverde,Mauro; Crawford,Michael F.; Perova,Elizaveta; Nguyen,Nga Thi; Aterido,Reyes; Zorya,Sergiy; Jaffee,Steven M. Disclosed

Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 2) : overview (English)

Vietnam's 50 million jobs are a cornerstone of its economic success. The transformation toward services and manufacturing, and impressive labor productivity and wage growth led to plunging poverty rates and globally enviable economic growth over the last decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 129380 AUG 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Pimhidzai,Obert; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Demombynes,Gabriel; Hallward-Driemeier,Mary C.; Testaverde,Mauro; Crawford,Michael F.; Perova,Elizaveta; Nguyen,Nga Thi; Aterido,Reyes; Zorya,Sergiy; Jaffee,Steven M. Disclosed

Trade in Global Value Chains : An Assessment of Labor Market Implications (English)

This paper draws on unique datasets – the World Bank Labor Content of Exports (LACEX) and Export Value Added (EVA) databases – to explore how different varieties of trade integration through global value chains (GVCs) may result in different outcomes in the labor market. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129143 JUL 16, 2018

Winkler,Deborah Elisabeth; Farole,Thomas; Hollweg,Claire Honore Disclosed

How does participation in value chains matter to African farmers ? (English)

Trade and participation in global value chains can play a key role in economic diversification and development. This paper deepens the discussion about productivity growth and upgrading in agriculture in Africa, and the role of national, regional, and international value chains in supporting such structural change. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8506 JUL 06, 2018

Dihel,Nora Carina; Goswami,Arti Grover; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Slany,Anja Disclosed

A rebalancing China and resurging India : how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (English)

This report assesses the future impact of two dynamically transforming economies – China and India on Russia’s economy. China is rebalancing its economy whereas India is rapidly expanding. ... See More +

Working Paper 124783 MAR 30, 2018

Hollweg,Claire Honore; Prihardini,Dinar Dhamma; Sanghi,Apurva; Burns,Andrew; Djiofack,Calvin Zebaze; Dissanayake,jagath Disclosed

A rebalancing China and resurging India: how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (Vol. 2) : Перебалансировка Экономики Китая и Возобновление Роста в Индии: В Какую Сторону Каченется Маятник для России? (Russian)

The report assesses the future impact of two dynamically transforming economies - China and India - on Russia's economy. China is rebalancing its economy whereas India is rapidly expanding. ... See More +

Publication 121447 NOV 01, 2017

Prihardini,Dinar Dhamma; Dissanayake,D M Jagath Rohitha; Sanghi,Apurva; Djiofack,Calvin Zebaze; Burns,Andrew; Hollweg,Claire Honore Disclosed

A rebalancing China and resurging India: how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (English)

The report assesses the future impact of two dynamically transforming economies - China and India - on Russia's economy. China is rebalancing its economy whereas India is rapidly expanding. ... See More +

Publication 121447 NOV 01, 2017

Prihardini,Dinar Dhamma; Dissanayake,D M Jagath Rohitha; Sanghi,Apurva; Djiofack,Calvin Zebaze; Burns,Andrew; Hollweg,Claire Honore Disclosed

Migrating to opportunity : overcoming barriers to labor mobility in Southeast Asia (English)

The movement of people in Southeast Asia is an issue of increasing importance. Workers move throughout Southeast Asia in search of economic opportunities. ... See More +

Publication 120136 OCT 08, 2017

Testaverde,Mauro; Moroz,Harry Edmund; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Schmillen,Achim Daniel Disclosed

How much labor do South African exports contain ? (English)

Like many emerging economies, South Africa has identified exports as an engine for more inclusive, job-intensive growth. However, employment growth did not follow the substantial export growth that South Africa experienced in the 2000s. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8037 APR 25, 2017

Cali,Massimiliano; Hollweg,Claire Honore Disclosed

Vietnam at a crossroads : engaging in the next generation of global value chains (English)

Vietnam has emerged as an Asian manufacturing powerhouse, carving out a role for itself within global value chains (GVCs). By specializing in assembly functions on behalf of primarily foreign firms, Vietnam has markedly increased its domestic value added, as reflected by its gross exports, which have grown by 16.6 percent annually between 1995 and 2011. ... See More +

Publication 113225 MAR 06, 2017

Hollweg,Claire Honore; Smith,Tanya; Taglioni,Daria Disclosed

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

Services and manufacturing linkages : an empirical analysis for Lao PDR (English)

This report seeks to shed light on the ways in which the services sector has contributed to Lao PDR’s competitiveness and integration into the global marketplace. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS8930 FEB 01, 2016

Varela,Gonzalo J.; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Gomez-Mera,Laura 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 Laotian Disclosed

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Services for Trade Competitiveness : Country and Regional Assessments of Services Trade (English)
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JUN 05, 2019 137424 Publication
GVC Participation and Deep Integration in Brazil (English)
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NOV 13, 2018 WPS8646 Policy Research Working Paper
Myanmar's Future Jobs : Embracing Modernity : Main Report (English)
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SEP 04, 2018 129754 Working Paper
Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 2) : overview (Vietnamese)
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AUG 01, 2018 129380 Working Paper
Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 2) : overview (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129380 Working Paper
Trade in Global Value Chains : An Assessment of Labor Market Implications (English)
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JUL 16, 2018 129143 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
How does participation in value chains matter to African farmers ? (English)
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JUL 06, 2018 WPS8506 Policy Research Working Paper
A rebalancing China and resurging India : how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (English)
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MAR 30, 2018 124783 Working Paper
A rebalancing China and resurging India: how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (Vol. 2) : Перебалансировка Экономики Китая и Возобновление Роста в Индии: В Какую Сторону Каченется Маятник для России? (Russian)
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NOV 01, 2017 121447 Publication
A rebalancing China and resurging India: how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121447 Publication
Migrating to opportunity : overcoming barriers to labor mobility in Southeast Asia (English)
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OCT 08, 2017 120136 Publication
How much labor do South African exports contain ? (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8037 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam at a crossroads : engaging in the next generation of global value chains (English)
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MAR 06, 2017 113225 Publication
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
Services and manufacturing linkages : an empirical analysis for Lao PDR (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 AUS8930 Working Paper
The labor impact of Lao export growth (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 AUS9112 Working Paper Laotian