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Vietnam's labor market institutions, regulations, and interventions : helping people grasp work opportunities in a risky world (English)

Over the past 30 years, Vietnam has experienced significant shifts of employment away from agriculture toward manufacturing and services, away from household enterprises toward registered and regulated businesses, and away from state-owned enterprises toward private firms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7587 MAR 01, 2016

Schmillen,Achim Daniel; Packard,Truman G. Disclosed

Mobility, scarring and job quality in Indonesia’s labor market (English)

This paper investigates the occupational mobility and job quality of young people in Indonesia and relates this to the concept of “scarring.” The concept of labor market scarring in this paper is the occurrence of low or zero returns to certain types of work (for example, self-employment). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7484 NOV 09, 2015

Naidoo,Darian; Packard,Truman G.; Auwalin,Ilmiawan Disclosed

Hardship and vulnerability in the Pacific island countries (English)

In many Pacific island countries, meeting non-food basic needs is a growing challenge and further complicated by substantial economic and environmental risks. ... See More +

Risk and Vulnerability Assessment 85557 APR 01, 2015

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Ivaschenko,Oleksiy; Packard,Truman G.; Suri,Vivek 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

East Asia Pacific at work : employment, enterprise, and well-being : Summary (Thai)

The contribution of work to growth and household well-being is a growing concern in East Asia Pacific. The labor share of gross domestic product (GDP) in several countries in the region has been declining. ... See More +

Publication 88174 MAY 23, 2014

Packard, Truman G.; Nguyen, Trang Van Disclosed

Well-being from work in the Pacific island countries (English)

In the Pacific island countries, which are small and far from world markets, labor mobility represents the most significant and substantial opportunity for overcoming geographic constraints on employment. ... See More +

Working Paper 87894 JAN 01, 2014

Haque, Tobias; Packard, Truman Disclosed

East Asia Pacific at work : employment, enterprise, and well-being (English)

Talent, skills, and the ability to work are people's most important assets. The majority of people realize the value of these assets in the labor market, whether they sell their time to others or pursue their own enterprise. ... See More +

Publication 87951 JAN 01, 2014

Packard, Truman G.; Nguyen, Trang Van Disclosed

East Asia Pacific at work : employment, enterprise, and well-being (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

The contribution of work to growth and household well-being is a growing concern in East Asia Pacific. The labor share of gross domestic product (GDP) in several countries in the region has been declining. ... See More +

Publication 88174 JAN 01, 2014

Packard, Truman G.; Nguyen, Trang Van Disclosed

East Asia and Pacific economic update, October 2013 : rebuilding policy buffers, reinvigorating growth (English)

Global growth momentum accelerated during the second and third quarters of 2013, while many downside risks lingered in the background. Strengthening of global growth momentum will help developing East Asia maintain a growth rate in excess of 7 percent, retaining its status as the global growth leader. ... See More +

Publication 81681 OCT 07, 2013

Ollero, Antonio; Vashakmadze, Ekaterine; Mishra, Deepak; Spatafora, Nikola; Rocha, Roberto; Smits, Karlis; Wang, Jun; Mohapatra, Sanket; Packard, Truman; Nguyen, Trang Van; O'Keefe, Philip; Umapathi, Nithin; Somanathan, Aparnaa Disclosed

In from the shadow : integrating Europe's informal labor (English)

This book is about Magda and Jacek and millions of others like them, who earn a living working full- or part-time in Europe's untaxed markets for goods, services, and labor. ... See More +

Publication 70602 JUN 20, 2012

Packard, Truman; Koettl, Johannes; Montenegro, Claudio E. Disclosed

Participatory accountability and collective action : evidence from field experiments in Albanian schools (English)

There is general agreement that the existence of participatory institutions is a necessary condition for accountability, especially where top-down institutions are malfunctioning or missing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6027 APR 01, 2012

Barr, Abigail; Packard, Truman; Serra, Danila Disclosed

Education outcomes, school governance and parents' demand for accountability : evidence from Albania (English)

The extent to which teachers and school directors are held to account may play a central role in determining education outcomes, particularly in developing and transition countries where institutional deficiencies can distort incentives. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5643 APR 01, 2011

Serra, Danila; Barr, Abigail; Packard, Truman Disclosed

World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2009 : una nueva geografia economica (Spanish)

Economic growth will be unbalanced, but development can still be inclusive-that is the message of this year's World development report, the thirty-first in the series. ... See More +

World Development Report 43738 JAN 01, 2009

Coulibaly, Souleymane; Deichmann, Uwe; Freire, Maria Emilia; Gill, Indermit S.; Goh, Chorching; Kopp, Andreas; Lall, Somik V.; Montenegro, Claudio E.; Packard, Truman; Ross-Larson, Bruce; Uchida, Hirotsugu; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ] Japanese, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography : Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2009 : repenser la geopraphie economique (French)

Economic growth will be unbalanced, but development can still be inclusive-that is the message of this year's World development report, the thirty-first in the series. ... See More +

World Development Report 43738 JAN 01, 2009

Coulibaly, Souleymane; Deichmann, Uwe; Freire, Maria Emilia; Gill, Indermit S.; Goh, Chorching; Kopp, Andreas; Lall, Somik V.; Montenegro, Claudio E.; Packard, Truman; Ross-Larson, Bruce; Uchida, Hirotsugu; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ] Japanese, Spanish, Russian, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography (Russian)

Economic growth will be unbalanced, but development can still be inclusive-that is the message of this year's World development report, the thirty-first in the series. ... See More +

World Development Report 43738 JAN 01, 2009

Coulibaly, Souleymane; Deichmann, Uwe; Freire, Maria Emilia; Gill, Indermit S.; Goh, Chorching; Kopp, Andreas; Lall, Somik V.; Montenegro, Claudio E.; Packard, Truman; Ross-Larson, Bruce; Uchida, Hirotsugu; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ] Japanese, Spanish, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography (English)

Economic growth will be unbalanced, but development can still be inclusive-that is the message of this year's World development report, the thirty-first in the series. ... See More +

World Development Report 43738 NOV 04, 2008

Coulibaly, Souleymane; Deichmann, Uwe; Freire, Maria Emilia; Gill, Indermit S.; Goh, Chorching; Kopp, Andreas; Lall, Somik V.; Montenegro, Claudio E.; Packard, Truman; Ross-Larson, Bruce; Uchida, Hirotsugu; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ] Japanese, Spanish, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian) Disclosed

World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography (Vol. 2) : overview (English)

Economic growth will be unbalanced, but development can still be inclusive-that is the message of this year's World development report, the thirty-first in the series. ... See More +

World Development Report 43738 NOV 04, 2008

Coulibaly, Souleymane; Deichmann, Uwe; Freire, Maria Emilia; Gill, Indermit S.; Goh, Chorching; Kopp, Andreas; Lall, Somik V.; Montenegro, Claudio E.; Packard, Truman; Ross-Larson, Bruce; Uchida, Hirotsugu; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ] Disclosed

Do workers in Chile choose informal employment? A dynamic analysis of sector choice (English)

The degree to which a labor market is segmented and jobs in the formal sector of the economy are rationed is critical to the analysis of coverage of social insurance and pensions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4232 MAY 01, 2007

Packard, Truman G. Disclosed

Beyond survival : protecting households from health shocks in Latin America (English)

This book breaks new ground in the ongoing debate about health finance and financial protection from the costs of health care. The evidence and discussion support the need to consider financial protection, in addition to health status, as a policy objective when setting priorities for health systems. ... See More +

Publication 36801 JUN 20, 2006

Baeza, Cristian C.; Packard, Truman G. Disclosed

Keeping the promise of social security in Latin America (English)

Nations around the world (both large and small, rich and poor) are engaged in debate over how to reform their social security systems and care for the aged. ... See More +

Publication 34433 JAN 01, 2005

Gill, Indermit S.; Packard, Truman; Yermo, Juan; Pugatch, Todd Disclosed

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Vietnam's labor market institutions, regulations, and interventions : helping people grasp work opportunities in a risky world (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 WPS7587 Policy Research Working Paper
Mobility, scarring and job quality in Indonesia’s labor market (English)
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NOV 09, 2015 WPS7484 Policy Research Working Paper
Hardship and vulnerability in the Pacific island countries (English)
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APR 01, 2015 85557 Risk and Vulnerability Assessment
Malaysia economic monitor : towards a middle-class society (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93237 Economic Updates and Modeling
East Asia Pacific at work : employment, enterprise, and well-being : Summary (Thai)
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MAY 23, 2014 88174 Publication
Well-being from work in the Pacific island countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 87894 Working Paper
East Asia Pacific at work : employment, enterprise, and well-being (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 87951 Publication
East Asia Pacific at work : employment, enterprise, and well-being (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 88174 Publication
East Asia and Pacific economic update, October 2013 : rebuilding policy buffers, reinvigorating growth (English)
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OCT 07, 2013 81681 Publication
In from the shadow : integrating Europe's informal labor (English)
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JUN 20, 2012 70602 Publication
Participatory accountability and collective action : evidence from field experiments in Albanian schools (English)
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APR 01, 2012 WPS6027 Policy Research Working Paper
Education outcomes, school governance and parents' demand for accountability : evidence from Albania (English)
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APR 01, 2011 WPS5643 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2009 : una nueva geografia economica (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2009 43738 World Development Report Japanese, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography : Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2009 : repenser la geopraphie economique (French)
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JAN 01, 2009 43738 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Russian, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2009 43738 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography (English)
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NOV 04, 2008 43738 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian)
World development report 2009 : reshaping economic geography (Vol. 2) : overview (English)
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NOV 04, 2008 43738 World Development Report
Do workers in Chile choose informal employment? A dynamic analysis of sector choice (English)
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MAY 01, 2007 WPS4232 Policy Research Working Paper
Beyond survival : protecting households from health shocks in Latin America (English)
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JUN 20, 2006 36801 Publication
Keeping the promise of social security in Latin America (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 34433 Publication