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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-000522706; Aterido,Reyes; Zorya,Sergiy; Jaffee,Steven M. Vietnamese 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-000522706; Aterido,Reyes; Zorya,Sergiy; Jaffee,Steven M. English Disclosed

Employment structure and returns to skill in Vietnam : estimates using the labor force survey (English)

This paper uses Labor Force Survey data to assess key aspects of the labor market in Vietnam over 2007-14. The analysis finds large growth in wage employment in the foreign-owned and domestic private sectors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8364 MAR 12, 2018

Demombynes,Gabriel; Testaverde,Mauro 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

East Asia and Pacific economic update : sustaining resilience (English)

Growth in developing East Asia and Pacific (EAP) continues to be resilient and in line with previous expectations. Already robust domestic demand has been supported by some pickup in external demand and the gradual recovery in commodity prices. ... See More +

Publication 116330 APR 01, 2017

Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Kehayova,Vera Vencheva; Moroz,Harry Edmund; Testaverde,Mauro; Cassou,Emilie; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang; Stamm,Diane; Adriani,Magda; Ariyapruchya,Kiatipong; Badiani-Magnusson,Reena Chandu; Batsuuri,Davaadalai; Beck,Hans Anand; Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Chen,Shaohua; Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Davading,Somneuk; Demombynes,Gabriel; Dewina,Reno; Dinh,Viet Tuan; Eckardt,Sebastian; Edwards,Kim Alan; Fitrani,Fitria; Freije-Rodriguez,Samuel; Halstead,Imogen Cara; Vu,Linh Hoang; Kida,Mizuho; Kim,Jae Kyun; Knight,David Stephen; Krishnan,Nandini; Kularatne,Chandana; Lain,Jonathan William; Lee,Taehyun; Litwack,John; Luo,Xubei; Ly,Sodeth; Martin, Miguel; Mejia-Mant, Carolina; Mileva,Elitza Alexandrova; Mohib,Saiyed Shabih Ali; Moreno Herrera,Laura Liliana; Munoz Moreno,Rafael; Najdov,Evgenij; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Pan,Lucy; Phimmahasay,Keomanivone; Pimhidzai,Obert; Piza,Sharon Faye Alariao; Purnamasari,Ririn Salwa; Rab,Habib Nasser; Revilla,Julio E.; Orton Romero,Carlos Rafael; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Sharma,Manohar; Shiilegmaa,Altantsetseg; Simler,Kenneth; Stephan,David Andrew; Tong,Kimsun; Zin,May Thet; Uochi,Ikuko; Utz,Robert Johann; Wai-Poi,Matthew Grant; Wihardja,Maria Monica; Yang,Judy; Yee Amezaga,Karla Mirari; Zhao,Luan Disclosed

Malaysia economic monitor : the quest for productivity growth (English)

Malaysia’s economic growth has slowed down but remains resilient to external headwinds. The economic growth rate slowed from 5 percent in 2015 to 4.2 percent, year on year, in the first three quarters of 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 111103 DEC 01, 2016

Munoz Moreno,Rafael; Perotti,Valeria; Revilla,Julio E.; Loayza,Norman V.; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Kunicova,Jana; Simler,Kenneth; Chuah,Lay Lian; Habalian,Ricardo Alfredo; Kim,Young Eun; Amin,Mohammad; Testaverde,Mauro; Rahardja,Sjamsu; Kuriakose,Smita; De Luna-Martinez,Jose; Campillo Diaz,Sergio Disclosed

Global migration of talent and tax incentives : evidence from Malaysia's returning expert program (English)

This paper presents the first evidence on the efficacy of a major program designed to encourage the return migration of high-skilled individuals. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7875 NOV 01, 2016

Del Carpio,Ximena Vanessa; Ozden,Caglar; Testaverde,Mauro; Wagner,Mathis Christoph Disclosed

Live long and prosper : aging in East Asia and Pacific (English)

The population in East Asia and Pacific is aging rapidly, raising concerns about the implications for the region’s economic future. This report aims to crystallize what is known about the rapidly changing and diverse demographics of East Asian and Pacific countries. ... See More +

Publication 102126 DEC 10, 2015

O'Keefe,Philip B.; Umapathi,Nithin; Somanathan,Aparnaa; Palacios,Robert J.; Giles,John T.; Flochel,Thomas; Van Doorn,Ralph; Pradelli,Juan; Huang,Yang; Moroz,Harry Edmund; Sen,Shonali; Velamuri,Malathi; Hasegawa,Naoko; Ozden,Caglar; Testaverde,Mauro; Tong, Minna Han; Hu,Yuqing; Nakayama,Risa; Beath,Andrew; Ikeda,Yukiyo Disclosed

Malaysia - Economic monitor : immigrant labor (English)

Growth moderated throughout 2015, affected by a slowdown in private consumption and weak export growth. The authorities have generally managed the downturn in commodity prices and the financial market volatility with a reasonable mix of macro policies. ... See More +

Working Paper 102131 DEC 01, 2015

Munoz Moreno,Rafael; Del Carpio,Ximena Vanessa; Testaverde,Mauro; Moroz,Harry Edmund; Carmen, Loo; Smith,Rebekah Lee; Ozden,Caglar; Karakurum-Ozdemir,Kamer; Yoong,Pui Shen Disclosed

Live long and prosper : aging in East Asia and Pacific (Chinese)

The population in East Asia and Pacific is aging rapidly, raising concerns about the implications for the region’s economic future. This report aims to crystallize what is known about the rapidly changing and diverse demographics of East Asian and Pacific countries. ... See More +

Publication 102126 DEC 01, 2015

O'Keefe,Philip B.; Umapathi,Nithin; Somanathan,Aparnaa; Palacios,Robert J.; Giles,John T.; Flochel,Thomas; Van Doorn,Ralph; Pradelli,Juan; Huang,Yang; Moroz,Harry Edmund; Sen,Shonali; Velamuri,Malathi; Hasegawa,Naoko; Ozden,Caglar; Testaverde,Mauro; Tong, Minna Han; Hu,Yuqing; Nakayama,Risa; Beath,Andrew; Ikeda,Yukiyo English Disclosed

The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Sierra Leone : results from a high frequency cell phone survey (round three) (English)

As of June 7, 2015, Sierra Leone had reported more than 12,900 cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), and over 3,900 deaths since the outbreak began. ... See More +

Working Paper 97392 JUN 15, 2015

Kastelic,Kristen Himelein; Testaverde,Mauro; Turay, Abubakarr; Turay, Samuel Disclosed

Malaysia economic monitor : towards a middle-class society (English)

Malaysia has in many ways become a success story in shared prosperity. Shared prosperity means that all households experience income growth, but growth is higher for those households at the bottom of the distribution, a pattern that leads to lower inequality. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 93237 DEC 01, 2014

Gil Sander, Frederico; Packard, Truman; Purnamasari, Ririn Salwa; Testaverde, Mauro; Wacker, Konstantin M.; Yap, Wei Aun; Yoong, Pui Shen 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

Malaysia economic monitor : high-performing education (English)

Malaysia's economy regained momentum but yearly growth is set to decelerate in 2013. Export recovery into 2014 is expected to offset slower domestic demand and lead to a pick-up in growth. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 83291 DEC 01, 2013

Sander, Frederico Gil; Jalil, Intan Nadia; Ali, Rabia; Lathapipat, Dilaka; Jithitikulchai, Theepakorn; Taglioni, Daria; Testaverde, Mauro; Ozier, Owen; Ozden, Caglar; del Carpio, Ximena; Zachau, Ulrich; Shetty, Sudhir; Benveniste, Luis; Verghis, Mathew Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Vietnam's future jobs : leveraging mega-trends for greater prosperity (Vol. 2) : overview (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129380 Working Paper Vietnamese
Vietnam's future jobs : leveraging mega-trends for greater prosperity (Vol. 2) : overview (Vietnamese)
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AUG 01, 2018 129380 Working Paper English
Employment structure and returns to skill in Vietnam : estimates using the labor force survey (English)
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MAR 12, 2018 WPS8364 Policy Research Working Paper
Migrating to opportunity : overcoming barriers to labor mobility in Southeast Asia (English)
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OCT 08, 2017 120136 Publication
East Asia and Pacific economic update : sustaining resilience (English)
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APR 01, 2017 116330 Publication
Malaysia economic monitor : the quest for productivity growth (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 111103 Working Paper
Global migration of talent and tax incentives : evidence from Malaysia's returning expert program (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 WPS7875 Policy Research Working Paper
Live long and prosper : aging in East Asia and Pacific (English)
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DEC 10, 2015 102126 Publication
Malaysia - Economic monitor : immigrant labor (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 102131 Working Paper
Live long and prosper : aging in East Asia and Pacific (Chinese)
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DEC 01, 2015 102126 Publication English
The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Sierra Leone : results from a high frequency cell phone survey (round three) (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 97392 Working Paper
Malaysia economic monitor : towards a middle-class society (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93237 Economic Updates and Modeling
Malaysia economic monitor : boosting trade competitiveness (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89102 Economic Updates and Modeling
Malaysia economic monitor : high-performing education (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 83291 Economic Updates and Modeling