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Jobs in Iraq : A Primer on Job Creation in the Short-Term (English)

Iraq needs a strategy to make rapid progress in tackling its profound jobs challenges. Iraq is facing a jobs crisis of unprecedented proportions. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 134781 FEB 19, 2019

Bandiera,Luca; Chandra,Vandana; Fosque,Jasmine Crystal; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Peterburs,Teresa Anna Maria; Piffaretti,Nadia Fernanda; Saba,Joseph P.; Wheeler,Collette Mari Disclosed

Jobs in Iraq : A Primer on Job Creation in the Short-Term (English)

Iraq needs a strategy to make rapid progress in tackling its profound jobs challenges. Iraq is facing a jobs crisis of unprecedented proportions. ... See More +

Working Paper 127405 JUN 15, 2018

Von Der Goltz,Jan; Piffaretti,Nadia Fernanda; Bandiera,Luca; Fosque,Jasmine Crystal; Wheeler,Collette Mari; Peterburs,Teresa Anna Maria; Chandra,Vandana; Saba,Joseph P. Disclosed

Development goals in an era of demographic change (English)

Chapter one examines the progress made on sustainable poverty reduction and shared prosperity, as well as the policies that are needed to make further progress. ... See More +

Publication 100530 JAN 01, 2015

Schellekens,Philip; Basu,Kaushik; Gill,Indermit S.; Kose,Ayhan; Ahmed, S. Amer; Chandra,Vandana; Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Eigen-Zucchi,Christian; Gragnolati,Michele; Lofgren,Hans; Maliszew, Maryla; Quillin,Bryce Ramsey; Simler,Kenneth; Felsenthal,Mark Edgar; Littler,Graeme B.; Ross-Larson,Bruce C.; Vorisek,Dana Lauren; Nielsen,Lynge; Bayoumi, Tam; Duttagupta, Rupa; Nolan, Sean Disclosed

Leading dragon phenomenon : new opportunities for catch-up in low-income countries (English)

Modern economic development is accompanied by the structural transformation from an agrarian to an industrial economy. Since the 18th century, all countries that industrialized successfully have followed their comparative advantages and leveraged the latecomer advantage, including emerging market economies such as the People’s Republic of China (PRC), India, and Indonesia. ... See More +

Journal Article 127015 JAN 01, 2013

Chandra,Vandana; Yifu Lin, Justin; Wang, Yan Disclosed

Leading Dragons phenomenon : new opportunities for catch-up in low-income countries (English)

Modern economic development is accompanied by the structural transformation from an agrarian to an industrial economy and occurs through a process of continuous industrial and technological upgrading. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6000 MAR 01, 2012

Chandra, Vandana; Lin, Justin Yifu; Wang, Yan Disclosed

Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs (English)

The World Bank's strategy for Africa's future recognizes the central importance of industrialization in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the consequent creation of productive jobs for Africans, which have long been a preoccupation of African leaders and policy makers. ... See More +

Publication 67209 JAN 01, 2012

Chandra,Vandana; Cossar,Frances; Dinh,Hinh Truong; Palmade,Vincent French Disclosed

Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs : L'industrie légère en Afrique : politiques ciblées pour susciter l'investissement privé et créer des emplois (French)

The World Bank's strategy for Africa's future recognizes the central importance of industrialization in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the consequent creation of productive jobs for Africans, which have long been a preoccupation of African leaders and policy makers. ... See More +

Publication 67209 JAN 01, 2012

Chandra,Vandana; Cossar,Frances; Dinh,Hinh Truong; Palmade,Vincent English Disclosed

Technology and growth series : Chilean salmon exports (English)

This Note is a part of a larger study of technological adaptation and catch-up in high-growth, nontraditional export sectors. Such study examined ten sectors in economies with a reasonably stable macro environment, its objective being to understand whether, and how government policies focused on the adaptation of superior technologies of production in nascent sectors spurred scaling-up, and led to rapid and sustainable growth in a relatively short period of time. ... See More +

Brief 34966 OCT 01, 2005

Chandra, Vandana; Kolavalli, Shashi Disclosed

Tanzania - Growth, exports, and employment in the manufacturing sector (English)

As growth in the other sectors has also accelerated, manufacturing's relative contribution to GDP, economic diversification and modern job creation is small. ... See More +

Working Paper 41668 JAN 01, 2005

Chandra, Vandana; Kacker, Pooja; Li, Ying