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Exploring the diversity of young people not in employment, education or training (NEET) : the gender profile of NEETs in Georgia and Armenia (English)

The analysis presented in this study points to persistent and high numbers in Georgia and Armenia of youth who are jobless and/or economically inactive and with limited access to learning and/or training opportunities, and these figures are among the highest in the ECA region. ... See More +

Report 137444 APR 01, 2019

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Cancho,Cesar A.; Buitrago Hernandez,Sandra Paola; Millan,Natalia; Lundvall,Jonna Maria Disclosed

Why should we care about care? Supply and Demand Assessment of Care Services in Georgia : A Mixed Methods Study (English)

Only 58 percent of Georgian women ages 15 and above participate in the labor market, a slightly higher share than the Europe (51 percent) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (51.3 percent) average but 20 percentage points lower than the share among men in the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 133961 JAN 23, 2019

Buitrago Hernandez,Sandra Paola; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria Disclosed

Gender Differences in Poverty in Colombia (English)

This note presents the gender poverty profiles for Colombia using a lifecycle approach. In Colombia, as in the vast majority of countries around the world, girls and boys are consistently poorer than adults and seniors. ... See More +

Report 137871 AUG 01, 2018

Muller,Miriam; Buitrago Hernandez,Sandra Paola; Pico Mejia,Julieth Carolina; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel Disclosed

Romania - gender assessment (English)

Gender equality is a core development objective in its own right, and it is also smart economics. Greater gender equality pays off by helping advance a host of development goals, such as improvements in children's health and education and better labor outcomes for adults, at the same time boosting overall economic growth (Morrison, Raju, and Sinha 2007 and World Bank 2011).For example, gender gaps in the Romanian labor market may be harming aggregate productivity due to inefficient use of female potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 126843 JUN 01, 2018

Alidadi,Farima; Buitrago Hernandez,Sandra Paola; Nozaki,Natsuko Kiso; Muller,Miriam Disclosed

Gender differences in poverty and household composition through the life-cycle : a global perspective (English)

This paper uses household surveys from 89 countries to look at gender differences in poverty in the developing world. In the absence of individual-level poverty data, the paper looks at what can we learn in terms of gender differences by looking at the available individual and household level information. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125677 MAR 01, 2018

Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Buitrago Hernandez,Sandra Paola; Leroy De La Briere,Benedicte; Newhouse,David Locke; Rubiano Matulevich,Eliana Carolina; Scott,Katherine M.; Suarez Becerra,Pablo Disclosed

Albania - Promoting women's access to economic opportunities (Basque,Albanian)

Prospects for faster, more sustainable economic growth and higher living standards in Albania rely on increasing employment opportunities for all. ... See More +

124530 JAN 01, 2017

Buitrago Hernandez,Sandra Paola; Davalos,Maria Eugenia; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Rodriguez Chamussy,Lourdes Disclosed