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Group‐Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Training Improves Mental Health of SME Entrepreneurs : Experimental Evidence from Conflict‐Affected Areas of Pakistan (English)

Mental health, well-being, and lasting economic outcomes are intimately connected. However, in geographies marked by fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV), entrepreneurs of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) experience chronic stress and poor mental health on a regular basis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8872 JUN 04, 2019

Saraf,Priyam; Rahman,Tasmia; Jamison,Julian C Disclosed

A Study of Fragility, Entrepreneurship and Mental Health : Investing in Better Cognitive and Behavioral Skills for Small Medium Enterprise Entrepreneurs to Thrive in Conflict-Affected Areas of Pakistan (English)

Mental health, well-being and lasting economic outcomes are intimately connected. However, in geographies marked by fragility, conflict and violence (FCV), entrepreneurs of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) experience chronic stress and poor mental health on a regular basis. ... See More +

Working Paper 137040 MAY 01, 2019

Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

Improving mental well-being and productivity of small-medium entrepreneurs in fragile, conflict and violence affected areas : can cognitive behavioral therapy trainings help ? (English)

This literature review summarizes the link between psychological well-being and entrepreneurial outcomes for small and medium-size enterprises in fragile, conflict, and violence–affected contexts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8489 JUN 21, 2018

Saraf,Priyam; Rahman,Tasmia; Jimenez Gallardo,Miguel Angel; Jamison,Julian C; Lor,Charles Disclosed

On-the-job training : returns, barriers to provision, and policy implications (English)

Firms that provide on-the-job training do so when it is critical to their productivity -- and when productivity is critical to their survival. This paper begins by confirming a significant and positive return from on-the-job training on wages and productivity, as well as the presence of positive externalities from on-the-job training, while discussing the methodological considerations at play. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8090 JUN 07, 2017

Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

South Asia’s turn : policies to boost competitiveness and create the next export powerhouse (Vol. 2) (English)

South Asia is at a turning point. The region is benefiting from a confluence of positive internal and external forces. South Asian countries are starting to receive the competitiveness dividends from the economic reforms and public investments in infrastructure and education carried over the last 25 years. ... See More +

Working Paper 108830 OCT 06, 2016

Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Medvedev,Denis; Palmade,Vincent; Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

Automotive in South Asia : from fringe to global - extended version of the industry case study done for South Asia’s turn : policies to boost competitiveness and create the next export powerhouse (English)

The automotive sector is one of the most important industries globally and in South Asia, contributing 19 million of direct and indirect jobs in India alone. ... See More +

Working Paper 108826 OCT 05, 2016

Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

The competitive advantage of South Asia : New perspectives on productivity (English)

Which region will become the next global factory? As the work force ages and labor costs rise in China and other East Asian countries, many eyes turn to South Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8954 JUN 29, 2016

Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Medvedev,Denis; Palmade,Vincent; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Martuscelli,Antonio; Lage De Sousa,Filipe; Kokas,Deeksha; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Nayyar,Gaurav; Cirera,Xavier; Cusolito,Ana Paula; Van Der Mensbrugghe,Dominique; Shaw, Bill; Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

The competitive advantage of South Asia (Vol. 2) : Synthesis of the four case studies (English)

Which region will become the next global factory? As the work force ages and labor costs rise in China and other East Asian countries, many eyes turn to South Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8954 JUN 29, 2016

Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Medvedev,Denis; Palmade,Vincent; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Martuscelli,Antonio; Lage De Sousa,Filipe; Kokas,Deeksha; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Nayyar,Gaurav; Cirera,Xavier; Cusolito,Ana Paula; Van Der Mensbrugghe,Dominique; Shaw, Bill; Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

South Asia’s turn : policies to boost competitiveness and create the next export powerhouse (English)

South Asia is at a turning point. The region is benefiting from a confluence of positive internal and external forces. South Asian countries are starting to receive the competitiveness dividends from the economic reforms and public investments in infrastructure and education carried over the last 25 years. ... See More +

Working Paper 108830 JAN 01, 2016

Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Medvedev,Denis; Palmade,Vincent; Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

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Group‐Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Training Improves Mental Health of SME Entrepreneurs : Experimental Evidence from Conflict‐Affected Areas of Pakistan (English)
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JUN 04, 2019 WPS8872 Policy Research Working Paper
A Study of Fragility, Entrepreneurship and Mental Health : Investing in Better Cognitive and Behavioral Skills for Small Medium Enterprise Entrepreneurs to Thrive in Conflict-Affected Areas of Pakistan (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 137040 Working Paper
Improving mental well-being and productivity of small-medium entrepreneurs in fragile, conflict and violence affected areas : can cognitive behavioral therapy trainings help ? (English)
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JUN 21, 2018 WPS8489 Policy Research Working Paper
On-the-job training : returns, barriers to provision, and policy implications (English)
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JUN 07, 2017 WPS8090 Policy Research Working Paper
South Asia’s turn : policies to boost competitiveness and create the next export powerhouse (Vol. 2) (English)
See More +
OCT 06, 2016 108830 Working Paper
Automotive in South Asia : from fringe to global - extended version of the industry case study done for South Asia’s turn : policies to boost competitiveness and create the next export powerhouse (English)
See More +
OCT 05, 2016 108826 Working Paper
The competitive advantage of South Asia : New perspectives on productivity (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 ACS8954 Working Paper
The competitive advantage of South Asia (Vol. 2) : Synthesis of the four case studies (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 ACS8954 Working Paper
South Asia’s turn : policies to boost competitiveness and create the next export powerhouse (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 108830 Working Paper