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Education in the EU : diverging learning opportunities? - an analysis of a decade and a half of skills using the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) in the European Union (English)

This report examines one of the most influential forces in any society, one that can contribute both to bridging differences or to deepening divides among people: skills. ... See More +

Working Paper 127182 MAY 30, 2018

Herrera Sosa,Katia Marina; Hoftijzer,Margo A.; Gortazar,Lucas; Ruiz Suarez,Miguel Disclosed

Skills and Europe’s labor market : how technological change and other drivers of skill demand and supply are shaping Europe’s labor market (English)

This report complements the recent World Bank publication, Growing United: Upgrading Europe’s Convergence Machine (Bodewig, C., Ridao-Cano, C., 2018). ... See More +

Working Paper 127183 MAY 29, 2018

Hoftijzer,Margo A.; Gortazar,Lucas Disclosed

Slovak Republic - Skilling up the next generation : an analysis of Slovak Republic’s performance in the program for international student assessment (English)

Facing the prospects of rapid aging and shrinking population over the coming decades, Slovakia needs a highly skilled workforce to help generate the productivity growth that it needs to fuel its continued convergence of living standards with its West European neighbors. ... See More +

Working Paper 101563 DEC 02, 2015

Herrera Sosa,Katia Marina; Gortazar,Lucas; Amoroso,Jeremie Matthew; Bodewig,Christian; Karacsony,Sandor I.; Moreno Vigo,Jose Martin Disclosed

Poland - Skilling up the next generation : an analysis of Poland’s performance in the program for international student assessment (English)

Facing the prospects of rapid demographic aging and decline over the coming decades, Poland needs a highly skilled workforce to help generate the productivity growth that it needs to fuel continued convergence of its living standards with those of its West European neighbors. ... See More +

Working Paper 101562 DEC 02, 2015

Bodewig,Christian; Gortazar,Lucas; Herrera Sosa,Katia Marina; Kutner,Daniel; Amoroso,Jeremie Matthew; Moreno Vigo,Jose Martin Disclosed

Hungary - Skilling up the next generation : an analysis of Hungary’s performance in the program for international student assessment (English)

Facing the prospects of rapid aging and demographic decline over the coming decades, Hungary needs a highly skilled workforce to help generate the productivity growth that it needs to continue fueling a convergence of its living standards with those of its West European neighbors. ... See More +

Working Paper 101561 JAN 01, 2015

Bodewig,Christian; Gortazar,Lucas; Karacsony,Sandor I.; Amoroso,Jeremie Matthew; Moreno,Juan Martin Disclosed

Strengthening Kazakhstan's education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (English)

Kazakhstan's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 performance improved markedly compared to 2009, and indicated a narrowing achievement gap among students. ... See More +

Working Paper 92913 DEC 03, 2014

Inoue, Keiko; Gortazar, Lucas Russian Disclosed

Strengthening Kazakhstan's education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (Russian)

Kazakhstan's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 performance improved markedly compared to 2009, and indicated a narrowing achievement gap among students. ... See More +

Working Paper 92913 DEC 03, 2014

Inoue, Keiko; Gortazar, Lucas English Disclosed

How can Bulgaria improve its education system? : an analysis of PISA 2012 and past results (Bulgarian)

Bulgaria's performance on all three disciplines of the program for international student assessment (PISA) 2012 was slightly better than its PISA 2000 performance, after having dropped between 2000 and 2006. ... See More +

Working Paper 91321 SEP 26, 2014

Gortazar, Lucas; Herrera-Sosa, Katia; Kutner, Daniel; Moreno, Martin; Gautam, Amy English Disclosed

Education quality and opportunities for skills development in Albania : an analysis of PISA 2000-2012 results (English)

Albanian students improved their performance on Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) reading, math, and science assessments between 2000 and 2012, a period over which access to upper secondary education expanded dramatically. ... See More +

Working Paper 90742 SEP 17, 2014

Gortazar, Lucas; Kutner, Daniel; Inoue, Keiko Albanian Disclosed

Education quality and opportunities for skills development in Albania : an analysis of PISA 2000-2012 results : Cilësia e Arsimit dhe Mundësitë për Zhvillimin e Aftësive në Shqipëri : Analizë e rezultateve të PVNN-së 2000-2012 (Albanian)

Albanian students improved their performance on Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) reading, math, and science assessments between 2000 and 2012, a period over which access to upper secondary education expanded dramatically. ... See More +

Working Paper 90742 SEP 17, 2014

Gortazar, Lucas; Kutner, Daniel; Inoue, Keiko English Disclosed

Review of public expenditures on education (English)

This policy note is part of the World Bank's Programmatic Public Expenditure Review (PER) work program for FY2012-2014. The PER consists of a series of fiscal policy notes, which aim at providing the Government of Tajikistan with recommendations to strengthen budgetary processes and analysis. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89182 AUG 01, 2013

Kataoka, Sachiko; Kheyfets, Igor; Gortazar, Lucas Russian Disclosed

Review of public expenditures on education (Russian)

This policy note is part of the World Bank's Programmatic Public Expenditure Review (PER) work program for FY2012-2014. The PER consists of a series of fiscal policy notes, which aim at providing the Government of Tajikistan with recommendations to strengthen budgetary processes and analysis. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89182 AUG 01, 2013

Kataoka, Sachiko; Kheyfets, Igor; Gortazar, Lucas English Disclosed

How can Bulgaria improve its education system? : an analysis of PISA 2012 and past results (English)

Bulgaria's performance on all three disciplines of the program for international student assessment (PISA) 2012 was slightly better than its PISA 2000 performance, after having dropped between 2000 and 2006. ... See More +

Working Paper 91321 SEP 26, 2012

Gortazar, Lucas; Herrera-Sosa, Katia; Kutner, Daniel; Moreno, Martin; Gautam, Amy Bulgarian Disclosed

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Education in the EU : diverging learning opportunities? - an analysis of a decade and a half of skills using the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) in the European Union (English)
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MAY 30, 2018 127182 Working Paper
Skills and Europe’s labor market : how technological change and other drivers of skill demand and supply are shaping Europe’s labor market (English)
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MAY 29, 2018 127183 Working Paper
Slovak Republic - Skilling up the next generation : an analysis of Slovak Republic’s performance in the program for international student assessment (English)
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DEC 02, 2015 101563 Working Paper
Poland - Skilling up the next generation : an analysis of Poland’s performance in the program for international student assessment (English)
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DEC 02, 2015 101562 Working Paper
Hungary - Skilling up the next generation : an analysis of Hungary’s performance in the program for international student assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 101561 Working Paper
Strengthening Kazakhstan's education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (English)
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DEC 03, 2014 92913 Working Paper Russian
Strengthening Kazakhstan's education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (Russian)
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DEC 03, 2014 92913 Working Paper English
How can Bulgaria improve its education system? : an analysis of PISA 2012 and past results (Bulgarian)
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SEP 26, 2014 91321 Working Paper English
Education quality and opportunities for skills development in Albania : an analysis of PISA 2000-2012 results (English)
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SEP 17, 2014 90742 Working Paper Albanian
Education quality and opportunities for skills development in Albania : an analysis of PISA 2000-2012 results : Cilësia e Arsimit dhe Mundësitë për Zhvillimin e Aftësive në Shqipëri : Analizë e rezultateve të PVNN-së 2000-2012 (Albanian)
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SEP 17, 2014 90742 Working Paper English
Review of public expenditures on education (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 89182 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Russian
Review of public expenditures on education (Russian)
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AUG 01, 2013 89182 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
How can Bulgaria improve its education system? : an analysis of PISA 2012 and past results (English)
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SEP 26, 2012 91321 Working Paper Bulgarian