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Working through the crisis : jobs and policies in developing countries during the great recession (English)

This document seeks to examine how the Great Recession affected labor markets in developing countries and how governments responded. The recession that began with the collapse of housing markets in the United States and Europe in late 2008 hit the labor markets particularly hard. ... See More +

Publication 82725 NOV 15, 2013

Banerji, Arup; Newhouse, David; Paci, Pierella; Robalino, David [editors]

Stepping up skills for more jobs and higher productivity (English)

This report presents a framework - Skills Toward Employment and Productivity (STEP), that provides a simple yet comprehensive way to look at skills development. ... See More +

Working Paper 55566 JUN 01, 2010

Banerji, Arup; Cunningham, Wendy; Fiszbein, Ariel; King, Elizabeth; Patrinos, Harry; Robalino, David; Tan, Jee-Peng;

Addressing the employment effects of the financial crisis : the role of wage subsidies and reduced work schedules (English)

This note briefly reviews the experiences with wage subsidies and reduced work schedules in promoting employment and avoiding the depreciation of accumulated skills and knowledge due to a temporary downturn. ... See More +

Brief 55082 SEP 01, 2009

Robalino, David; Banerji, Arup

Beyond Transition 18 (2) (English)

Barriers to banking, by Asli Demirguc_Kunt. Finance and opportunity, by Ross Levine and Asli Demirguc_Kunt. Risk taking by banks in transition countries by Paul Wachtel and Rainer Haselmann. ... See More +

Newsletter 41830 JUN 01, 2007

Demirguc Kunt, Asli; Levine, Ross; Wachtel, Paul; Haselmann, Rainer; Cull, Robert; Soledad, Maria; Hagmayr, Bettina; Haiss, Peter; Karas, Alexei; Pyle, William; Schoors, Koen; Dabla_Norris, Era; Floerkemeier, Holger; Billmeier, Andreas; Ding, Shuang; Torre, Augusto de la; Gozzi, Juan Carlos; Schmukler, Sergio L.; Goriaev, Alexei; Fungacova, Zuzana; Zelenyuk, Valentin; Keefer, Philip; Ju, Jiandong; Wei, Shang_Jin; Chawla, Mukesh; Betcherman, Gordon; Banerji, Arup; Sanfey, Peter; Steves, Franklin; Teksoz, Utku; Gurvich, Yevsei; Moore, David; Vamvakidis, Athanasios Russian

Beyond Transition 18 (2) (Russian)

Barriers to banking, by Asli Demirguc_Kunt. Finance and opportunity, by Ross Levine and Asli Demirguc_Kunt. Risk taking by banks in transition countries by Paul Wachtel and Rainer Haselmann. ... See More +

Newsletter 41830 JUN 01, 2007

Demirguc Kunt, Asli; Levine, Ross; Wachtel, Paul; Haselmann, Rainer; Cull, Robert; Soledad, Maria; Hagmayr, Bettina; Haiss, Peter; Karas, Alexei; Pyle, William; Schoors, Koen; Dabla_Norris, Era; Floerkemeier, Holger; Billmeier, Andreas; Ding, Shuang; Torre, Augusto de la; Gozzi, Juan Carlos; Schmukler, Sergio L.; Goriaev, Alexei; Fungacova, Zuzana; Zelenyuk, Valentin; Keefer, Philip; Ju, Jiandong; Wei, Shang_Jin; Chawla, Mukesh; Betcherman, Gordon; Banerji, Arup; Sanfey, Peter; Steves, Franklin; Teksoz, Utku; Gurvich, Yevsei; Moore, David; Vamvakidis, Athanasios English

From red to gray : the third transition of aging populations in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union (English)

This report focuses on the challenges that the region's aging countries will now face in having to deal with multiple transitions. It argues that their task ahead, though uniquely daunting, is by no means impossible. ... See More +

Publication 40532 JAN 01, 2007

Chawla, Mukesh; Betcherman, Gordon; Banerji, Arup

From red to gray : the third transition of aging populations in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union (English)

By 2025, many countries in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union will have among the oldest populations in the world. This demographic transition is unique, with two key differences with other aging economies in Western Europe and East Asia. ... See More +

Publication 40896 JAN 01, 2007

Chawla, Mukesh; Mertaugh, Michael; Betcherman, Gordon; Banerji, Arup; Schwartz, Anita M.; Sondergaard, Lars; Puerta, Maria Laura Sanchez; Bakilana, Anne M.; Feher, Csaba

Poverty and economic growth in Egypt, 1995-2000 (English)

After a decade of slow economic growth Egypt's rate of growth recovered in the late 1990s, averaging more than five percent a year. But the effect of this growth on poverty patterns has not been systematically examined using consistent, comparable household datasets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3068 JUN 30, 2003

El-Laithy, Heba; Lokshin, Michael; Banerji, Arup

World development report 2002 : building institutions for markets : World development report 2002 - building institutions for markets (Arabic)

The World Development Report (WDR) 2002, looks at critical development issues, as a natural continuation of the WDR 2000/01, which discussed the central role of markets in the lives of poor people, leaving important issues for the WDR 2003, which will focus on the development of human, natural, and environmental capital. ... See More +

World Development Report 22825 NOV 22, 2002

Banerji, Arup; Islam, Roumeen; Demirgüc-Kunt, Asli; Kraay, Aart; Pittman, Russell; Cull, Robert; Djankov, Simeon; Dyck, Alexander; McLiesh, Caralee English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese, Vietnamese

Governance and the investment climate in Yemen (English)

This paper summarizes findings from a survey on the overall governance, and investment climate in Yemen. Although the country's small scale private sector, and poor information availability presented significant challenges to gathering information, the data provide a rich source of evidence on an array of constraints to private sector development. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 25133 SEP 30, 2002

Banerji, Arup; McLiesh, Caralee

World development report 2002 : building institutions for markets : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2002: instituciones para los mercados (Spanish)

The World Development Report (WDR) 2002, looks at critical development issues, as a natural continuation of the WDR 2000/01, which discussed the central role of markets in the lives of poor people, leaving important issues for the WDR 2003, which will focus on the development of human, natural, and environmental capital. ... See More +

World Development Report 22825 JAN 01, 2002

Banerji, Arup; Islam, Roumeen; Demirgüc-Kunt, Asli; Kraay, Aart; Pittman, Russell; Cull, Robert; Djankov, Simeon; Dyck, Alexander; McLiesh, Caralee English, Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese

World development report 2002 : building institutions for markets : Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2002 : des institutions pour les marches (French)

The World Development Report (WDR) 2002, looks at critical development issues, as a natural continuation of the WDR 2000/01, which discussed the central role of markets in the lives of poor people, leaving important issues for the WDR 2003, which will focus on the development of human, natural, and environmental capital. ... See More +

World Development Report 22825 JAN 01, 2002

Banerji, Arup; Islam, Roumeen; Demirgüc-Kunt, Asli; Kraay, Aart; Pittman, Russell; Cull, Robert; Djankov, Simeon; Dyck, Alexander; McLiesh, Caralee English, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese

World development report 2002 : building institutions for markets : World development report 2002 - building institutions for markets (Russian)

The World Development Report (WDR) 2002, looks at critical development issues, as a natural continuation of the WDR 2000/01, which discussed the central role of markets in the lives of poor people, leaving important issues for the WDR 2003, which will focus on the development of human, natural, and environmental capital. ... See More +

World Development Report 22825 OCT 05, 2001

Banerji, Arup; Islam, Roumeen; Demirgüc-Kunt, Asli; Kraay, Aart; Pittman, Russell; Cull, Robert; Djankov, Simeon; Dyck, Alexander; McLiesh, Caralee English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese

World development report 2002 : building institutions for markets : World development report 2002 - building institutions for markets (Vietnamese)

The World Development Report (WDR) 2002, looks at critical development issues, as a natural continuation of the WDR 2000/01, which discussed the central role of markets in the lives of poor people, leaving important issues for the WDR 2003, which will focus on the development of human, natural, and environmental capital. ... See More +

World Development Report 22825 SEP 30, 2001

Banerji, Arup; Islam, Roumeen; Demirgüc-Kunt, Asli; Kraay, Aart; Pittman, Russell; Cull, Robert; Djankov, Simeon; Dyck, Alexander; McLiesh, Caralee English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese

World development report 2002 : building institutions for markets : World development report 2002 - building institutions for markets (Chinese)

The World Development Report (WDR) 2002, looks at critical development issues, as a natural continuation of the WDR 2000/01, which discussed the central role of markets in the lives of poor people, leaving important issues for the WDR 2003, which will focus on the development of human, natural, and environmental capital. ... See More +

World Development Report 22825 SEP 30, 2001

Banerji, Arup; Islam, Roumeen; Demirgüc-Kunt, Asli; Kraay, Aart; Pittman, Russell; Cull, Robert; Djankov, Simeon; Dyck, Alexander; McLiesh, Caralee English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Vietnamese

World development report 2002 : building institutions for markets (English)

The World Development Report (WDR) 2002, looks at critical development issues, as a natural continuation of the WDR 2000/01, which discussed the central role of markets in the lives of poor people, leaving important issues for the WDR 2003, which will focus on the development of human, natural, and environmental capital. ... See More +

World Development Report 22825 SEP 01, 2001

Banerji, Arup; Islam, Roumeen; Demirgüc-Kunt, Asli; Kraay, Aart; Pittman, Russell; Cull, Robert; Djankov, Simeon; Dyck, Alexander; McLiesh, Caralee Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan - a tale of two transition paths (English)

Uzbekistan adopted a cautious, gradual approach to market reform. Kazakhstan followed a more aggressive strategy. But while Kazakhstan may have achieved a better policy environment, its economic performance has not been better than Uzbekistan's. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2472 NOV 30, 2000

Alam, Asad; Banerji, Arup

The World Bank economic review 11 (1) (English)

How international exchange, technology, and institutions affect workers : an introduction; by Ishac Diwan, and Michael Walton. Learning by trading and the returns to human capital in developing countries; by Christopher A. ... See More +

Publication 26449 JAN 31, 1997

Syrquin, Moshe [editor]; Diwan, Ishac; Walton, Michael; Pissarides, Christopher A.; Wood, Adrian; Tan, Hong; Batra, Geeta; Assaad,Ragui; Squire, Lyn; Suthiwart-Narueput, Sethaput; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Ghanem, Hafez; Thierfelder, Karen; Banerji, Arup

Does the type of political regime matter for trade and labor market policies? (English)

This article uses cross-country data to examine the link between a country's type of political regime and its degree of openness and labor market distortion. ... See More +

Journal Article 77242 JAN 01, 1997

Banerji, Arup; Ghanem, Hafez

Political regimes, trade, and labor policies in developing countries (English)

What, if any, is the link between labor market policies that benefit insiders - for example, regulations guaranteeing high minimum wages and strict job security - and political regimes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1521 OCT 31, 1995

Banerji, Arup; Ghanem, Hafez

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Working through the crisis : jobs and policies in developing countries during the great recession (English)
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NOV 15, 2013 82725 Publication
Stepping up skills for more jobs and higher productivity (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 55566 Working Paper
Addressing the employment effects of the financial crisis : the role of wage subsidies and reduced work schedules (English)
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SEP 01, 2009 55082 Brief
Beyond Transition 18 (2) (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 41830 Newsletter Russian
Beyond Transition 18 (2) (Russian)
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JUN 01, 2007 41830 Newsletter English
From red to gray : the third transition of aging populations in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 40532 Publication
From red to gray : the third transition of aging populations in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 40896 Publication
Poverty and economic growth in Egypt, 1995-2000 (English)
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JUN 30, 2003 WPS3068 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2002 : building institutions for markets : World development report 2002 - building institutions for markets (Arabic)
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NOV 22, 2002 22825 World Development Report English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese, Vietnamese
Governance and the investment climate in Yemen (English)
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SEP 30, 2002 25133 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
World development report 2002 : building institutions for markets : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2002: instituciones para los mercados (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2002 22825 World Development Report English, Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese
World development report 2002 : building institutions for markets : Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2002 : des institutions pour les marches (French)
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JAN 01, 2002 22825 World Development Report English, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese
World development report 2002 : building institutions for markets : World development report 2002 - building institutions for markets (Russian)
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OCT 05, 2001 22825 World Development Report English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese
World development report 2002 : building institutions for markets : World development report 2002 - building institutions for markets (Vietnamese)
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SEP 30, 2001 22825 World Development Report English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese
World development report 2002 : building institutions for markets : World development report 2002 - building institutions for markets (Chinese)
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SEP 30, 2001 22825 World Development Report English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Vietnamese
World development report 2002 : building institutions for markets (English)
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SEP 01, 2001 22825 World Development Report Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese
Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan - a tale of two transition paths (English)
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NOV 30, 2000 WPS2472 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 11 (1) (English)
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JAN 31, 1997 26449 Publication
Does the type of political regime matter for trade and labor market policies? (English)
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JAN 01, 1997 77242 Journal Article
Political regimes, trade, and labor policies in developing countries (English)
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OCT 31, 1995 WPS1521 Policy Research Working Paper