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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

Creating Markets in Rwanda : Transforming for the Jobs of Tomorrow : Country Private Sector Diagnostic (English)

Rwanda has made unsurmountable strides along its development path. Rwanda has placed among the world’s fastest-growing economies, climbing the development ladder from second-poorest in the world in 1994 to sit ahead of nineteen other countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 141447 MAR 01, 2019

Hollweg,Claire Honore; Dreyhaupt,Stephan Disclosed

Cambodia’s Future Jobs : Linking to the Economy of Tomorrow : Summary (Khmer)

Jobs are an important part of Cambodia’s story of development success. There are eight million jobs in Cambodia, and eighty percent of Cambodian adults above the age of fifteen are working in contrast to 62.5 percent of adults in East Asia Pacific region. ... See More +

Working Paper 141416 JAN 01, 2019

Cunningham,Wendy; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Buba,Johanne; Chea,Marong; Lathapipat,Dilaka; Lee,Une J.; Ong Lopez,Anne Beline Chua; Ly,Sodeth; Nguyen,Lan; Shrestha,Maheshwor; Sanchez Martin,Miguel Eduardo English Disclosed

Cambodia’s Future Jobs : Linking to the Economy of Tomorrow (Vol. 3) : Technical Report (English)

Jobs are an important part of Cambodia’s story of development success. There are eight million jobs in Cambodia, and eighty percent of Cambodian adults above the age of fifteen are working in contrast to 62.5 percent of adults in East Asia Pacific region. ... See More +

Working Paper 141416 JAN 01, 2019

Cunningham,Wendy; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Buba,Johanne; Chea,Marong; Lathapipat,Dilaka; Lee,Une J.; Ong Lopez,Anne Beline Chua; Ly,Sodeth; Nguyen,Lan; Shrestha,Maheshwor; Sanchez Martin,Miguel Eduardo Disclosed

Cambodia’s Future Jobs : Linking to the Economy of Tomorrow (Vol. 2) : Main Report (Khmer)

Jobs are an important part of Cambodia’s story of development success. There are eight million jobs in Cambodia, and eighty percent of Cambodian adults above the age of fifteen are working in contrast to 62.5 percent of adults in East Asia Pacific region. ... See More +

Working Paper 141416 JAN 01, 2019

Cunningham,Wendy; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Buba,Johanne; Chea,Marong; Lathapipat,Dilaka; Lee,Une J.; Ong Lopez,Anne Beline Chua; Ly,Sodeth; Nguyen,Lan; Shrestha,Maheshwor; Sanchez Martin,Miguel Eduardo English Disclosed

Cambodia’s Future Jobs : Linking to the Economy of Tomorrow (Vol. 2) : Main Report (English)

Jobs are an important part of Cambodia’s story of development success. There are eight million jobs in Cambodia, and eighty percent of Cambodian adults above the age of fifteen are working in contrast to 62.5 percent of adults in East Asia Pacific region. ... See More +

Working Paper 141416 JAN 01, 2019

Cunningham,Wendy; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Buba,Johanne; Chea,Marong; Lathapipat,Dilaka; Lee,Une J.; Ong Lopez,Anne Beline Chua; Ly,Sodeth; Nguyen,Lan; Shrestha,Maheshwor; Sanchez Martin,Miguel Eduardo Khmer Disclosed

Cambodia’s Future Jobs : Linking to the Economy of Tomorrow : Summary (English)

Jobs are an important part of Cambodia’s story of development success. There are eight million jobs in Cambodia, and eighty percent of Cambodian adults above the age of fifteen are working in contrast to 62.5 percent of adults in East Asia Pacific region. ... See More +

Working Paper 141416 JAN 01, 2019

Cunningham,Wendy; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Buba,Johanne; Chea,Marong; Lathapipat,Dilaka; Lee,Une J.; Ong Lopez,Anne Beline Chua; Ly,Sodeth; Nguyen,Lan; Sanchez,Miguel; Shrestha,Maheshwor; Sanchez Martin,Miguel Eduardo Khmer 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

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 +

Report 139793 JUN 01, 2018

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

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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
Creating Markets in Rwanda : Transforming for the Jobs of Tomorrow : Country Private Sector Diagnostic (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 141447 Working Paper
Cambodia’s Future Jobs : Linking to the Economy of Tomorrow : Summary (Khmer)
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JAN 01, 2019 141416 Working Paper English
Cambodia’s Future Jobs : Linking to the Economy of Tomorrow (Vol. 3) : Technical Report (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 141416 Working Paper
Cambodia’s Future Jobs : Linking to the Economy of Tomorrow (Vol. 2) : Main Report (Khmer)
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JAN 01, 2019 141416 Working Paper English
Cambodia’s Future Jobs : Linking to the Economy of Tomorrow (Vol. 2) : Main Report (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 141416 Working Paper Khmer
Cambodia’s Future Jobs : Linking to the Economy of Tomorrow : Summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 141416 Working Paper Khmer
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
How Does Participation in Value Chains Matter to African Farmers? (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 139793 Report
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