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Myanmar's Future Jobs : Embracing Modernity : Main Report (English)

Notes in this report present the nature of jobs in each sector (except the public sector), the challenges to improving these sectors, and recommended policies to develop sector-specific jobs strategies. ... See More +

Working Paper 129754 SEP 04, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Munoz Moreno,Rafael; Rahardja,Sjamsu; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Leao,Izabela; Ekanayake,Indira Janaki; Ahmed,Md Mansur; Amin, Mohammed; Rab,Habib Nasser; Yoong,Pui Shen Disclosed

Myanmar's Future Jobs : Embracing Modernity (Vol. 2) : Overview (Burmese)

Notes in this report present the nature of jobs in each sector (except the public sector), the challenges to improving these sectors, and recommended policies to develop sector-specific jobs strategies. ... See More +

Working Paper 129754 SEP 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Munoz Moreno,Rafael English Disclosed

Myanmar's Future Jobs : Embracing Modernity (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

Notes in this report present the nature of jobs in each sector (except the public sector), the challenges to improving these sectors, and recommended policies to develop sector-specific jobs strategies. ... See More +

Working Paper 129754 SEP 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Munoz Moreno,Rafael Disclosed

Myanmar's Future Jobs : Embracing Modernity (Vol. 3) : Executive Summary (English)

Notes in this report present the nature of jobs in each sector (except the public sector), the challenges to improving these sectors, and recommended policies to develop sector-specific jobs strategies. ... See More +

Working Paper 129754 SEP 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Munoz Moreno,Rafael Disclosed

Managing Coal Mine Closure : Achieving a Just Transition for All (English)

Over the last half century, large-scale changes to coal industries across Europe, and more recently in the United States and China, have resulted in as many as 4 million coal workers losing their jobs. ... See More +

Working Paper 130659 AUG 01, 2018

Stanley,Michael C.; Strongman,John E.; Perks,Rachel Bernice; Nguyen,Helen Ba Thanh; Cunningham,Wendy; Schmillen,Achim Daniel; Mccormick,Michael Stephen Disclosed

Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 2) : overview (Vietnamese)

Vietnam's 50 million jobs are a cornerstone of its economic success. The transformation toward services and manufacturing, and impressive labor productivity and wage growth led to plunging poverty rates and globally enviable economic growth over the last decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 129380 AUG 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Pimhidzai,Obert; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Demombynes,Gabriel; Hallward-Driemeier,Mary C.; Testaverde,Mauro; Crawford,Michael F.; Perova,Elizaveta; Nguyen,Nga Thi; Aterido,Reyes; Zorya,Sergiy; Jaffee,Steven M. Disclosed

Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 2) : overview (English)

Vietnam's 50 million jobs are a cornerstone of its economic success. The transformation toward services and manufacturing, and impressive labor productivity and wage growth led to plunging poverty rates and globally enviable economic growth over the last decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 129380 AUG 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Pimhidzai,Obert; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Demombynes,Gabriel; Hallward-Driemeier,Mary C.; Testaverde,Mauro; Crawford,Michael F.; Perova,Elizaveta; Nguyen,Nga Thi; Aterido,Reyes; Zorya,Sergiy; Jaffee,Steven M. Disclosed

Vietnam's future jobs : role of the private sector (Vietnamese)

The best jobs, defined by higher labor productivity and wages and social benefits, are largely in the registered firms. They are also inclusive of women and youth. ... See More +

Working Paper 129381 AUG 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Alidadi,Farima Disclosed

Vietnam's future jobs : role of the private sector (English)

The best jobs, defined by higher labor productivity and wages and social benefits, are largely in the registered firms. They are also inclusive of women and youth. ... See More +

Working Paper 129381 AUG 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Alidadi,Farima Disclosed

Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 4) : Main Report (Vietnamese)

Vietnam's 50 million jobs are a cornerstone of its economic success. The transformation toward services and manufacturing, and impressive labor productivity and wage growth led to plunging poverty rates and globally enviable economic growth over the last decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 129380 AUG 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Pimhidzai,Obert Disclosed

Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 4) : Main Report (English)

Vietnam's 50 million jobs are a cornerstone of its economic success. The transformation toward services and manufacturing, and impressive labor productivity and wage growth led to plunging poverty rates and globally enviable economic growth over the last decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 129380 AUG 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Pimhidzai,Obert Disclosed

Vietnam's Future Jobs : The Gender Dimension : Vietnam’s future jobs : the gender dimension (English)

The Gender Theme of the ABP II carries out comprehensive data - and evidence-based analyses on emerging challenges to gender equality and provides support to policy makers and innovative activities to address these challenges and increase women`s economic empowerment. ... See More +

Working Paper 128839 JUL 18, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Alidadi,Farima; Buchhave,Helle Disclosed

Cambodia economic update : recent economic developments and outlook (English)

While the economy continues to expand rapidly in Cambodia, real GDP growth eased to 6.8percent in 2017 from 7 percent in 2016. Cambodia therefore bucked the regional trend, asmost developing countries in East Asia experienced a growth acceleration in 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 126030 APR 30, 2018

Ly,Sodeth; Sanchez Martin,Miguel Eduardo; Cunningham,Wendy Khmer Disclosed

Vietnam's Future Jobs : The Gender Dimension (Vietnamese)

The Gender Theme of the ABP II carries out comprehensive data - and evidence-based analyses on emerging challenges to gender equality and provides support to policy makers and innovative activities to address these challenges and increase women`s economic empowerment. ... See More +

Working Paper 128839 JAN 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Alidadi,Farima; Buchhave,Helle Disclosed

Minds and behaviors at work : boosting socioemotional skills for Latin America’s workforce (English)

Although the Latin American region has shown an impressive growth in educational attainment over the past two decades, that education has failed to yield expected benefits. ... See More +

Publication 106671 JUL 14, 2016

Cunningham,Wendy; Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Muller,Noel Disclosed

Employer voices, employer demands, and implications for public skills development policy connecting the labor and education sectors (English)

Educators believe that they are adequately preparing youth for the labor market while at the same time employers lament the students' lack of skills. ... See More +

WPS7582 FEB 29, 2016

Cunningham,Wendy; Villasenor,Paula Disclosed

Cognitive and non-cognitive skills for the Peruvian labor market : addressing measurement error through latent skills estimations (English)

Evidence from developed country data suggests that cognitive and non-cognitive skills contribute to improved labor market outcomes. This paper tests this hypothesis in a developing country by using an individual-level data set from Peru that incorporates modules to measure cognitive and non-cognitive skills. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7550 FEB 01, 2016

Cunningham,Wendy; Parra Torrado,Mónica; Sarzosa,Miguel Alonso Disclosed

Employer voices, employer demands, and implications for public skills development policy connecting the labor and education sectors (English)

Educators believe that they are adequately preparing youth for the labor market while at the same time employers lament the students’ lack of skills. ... See More +

Journal Article 120314 FEB 01, 2016

Cunningham,Wendy; Villasenor,Paula Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 31 (1) (English)

The World Bank Research Observer is intended for anyone who has a professional interest in development. Observer articles are written to be accessible to non specialist readers; contributors examine key issues in development economics, survey the literature and the latest World Bank research, and debate issues of development policy. ... See More +

Publication 120331 FEB 01, 2016

Fink,Carsten; Maskus,Keith E.; Qian,Yi; Bruck,Tilman; Justino,Patricia; Verwimp,Philip; Avdeenko,Alexandra; Tedesco,Andrew Anthony; Buvinic,Mayra Lourdes; Furst Nichols,Rebecca Leigh; Cunningham,Wendy; Villasenor,Paula; Gentilini,Ugo; Lederman,Daniel; Porto,Guido Disclosed

Addressing access and behavioral constraints through social intermediation services : a review of Chile Solidario and Red Unidos (Vol. 1of1) (English)

Social programs are often designed under the assumption that individuals make rational decisions that improve their welfare. Yet, informational and behavioral constraints limit the extreme and chronic poor's access and participation in social programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7136 DEC 01, 2014

Camacho, Adriana; Cunningham, Wendy; Rigolini, Jamele; Silva, Veronica Disclosed

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Myanmar's Future Jobs : Embracing Modernity : Main Report (English)
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SEP 04, 2018 129754 Working Paper
Myanmar's Future Jobs : Embracing Modernity (Vol. 2) : Overview (Burmese)
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SEP 01, 2018 129754 Working Paper English
Myanmar's Future Jobs : Embracing Modernity (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129754 Working Paper
Myanmar's Future Jobs : Embracing Modernity (Vol. 3) : Executive Summary (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129754 Working Paper
Managing Coal Mine Closure : Achieving a Just Transition for All (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 130659 Working Paper
Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 2) : overview (Vietnamese)
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AUG 01, 2018 129380 Working Paper
Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 2) : overview (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129380 Working Paper
Vietnam's future jobs : role of the private sector (Vietnamese)
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AUG 01, 2018 129381 Working Paper
Vietnam's future jobs : role of the private sector (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129381 Working Paper
Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 4) : Main Report (Vietnamese)
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AUG 01, 2018 129380 Working Paper
Vietnam's Future Jobs : Leveraging Mega-Trends for Greater Prosperity (Vol. 4) : Main Report (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129380 Working Paper
Vietnam's Future Jobs : The Gender Dimension : Vietnam’s future jobs : the gender dimension (English)
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JUL 18, 2018 128839 Working Paper
Cambodia economic update : recent economic developments and outlook (English)
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APR 30, 2018 126030 Working Paper Khmer
Vietnam's Future Jobs : The Gender Dimension (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2018 128839 Working Paper
Minds and behaviors at work : boosting socioemotional skills for Latin America’s workforce (English)
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JUL 14, 2016 106671 Publication
Employer voices, employer demands, and implications for public skills development policy connecting the labor and education sectors (English)
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FEB 29, 2016 WPS7582
Cognitive and non-cognitive skills for the Peruvian labor market : addressing measurement error through latent skills estimations (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 WPS7550 Policy Research Working Paper
Employer voices, employer demands, and implications for public skills development policy connecting the labor and education sectors (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2016 120314 Journal Article
The World Bank research observer 31 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 120331 Publication
Addressing access and behavioral constraints through social intermediation services : a review of Chile Solidario and Red Unidos (Vol. 1of1) (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7136 Policy Research Working Paper