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The World Bank economic review 23 (3) (English)

This issue includes the following: gender, poverty and demography: an overview, by Mayra Buvinic, Monica Das Gupta, and Ursula Casabonne; Development, modernization, and childbearing: the role of family sex composition, by Deon Filmer, Jed Friedman, and Norbert Schady; the consequences of the apos;missing girlsapos; of China, by Avraham Y. ... See More +

Publication 62999 NOV 01, 2009

Buvinic, Mayra; Das Gupta, Monica; Casabonne, Ursula; Filmer, Deon; Friedman, Jed; Schady, Norbert; Ebenstein, Avraham Y.; Sharygin, Ethan Jennings; Schultz, T. Paul; Sirimaneetham, Vatcharin; Temple, Jonathan R.W.; Lokshin, Michael; Glinskaya, Elena; Gasmi, Farid; Um, Paul Noumba; Virto, Laura Recuero

The effect of male migration on employment patterns of women in Nepal (English)

What is the impact of male migration on the labor market behavior of women in Nepal? The instrumental variable full information maximum likelihood method is applied to data from the 2004 Nepal household survey to account for unobserved factors that could simultaneously affect menapos;s decision to migrate and womenapos;s decision to participate in the labor market. ... See More +

Journal Article 77622 NOV 01, 2009

Lokshin, Michael; Glinskaya, Elena

The effect of male migration for work on employment patterns of females in nepal (English)

This paper assesses the impact of work-related migration by males on the labor market behavior of females in Nepal. Using data from the 2004 Nepal household survey, the authors apply the Instrumental Variable Full Information Maximum Likelihood method to account for unobserved factors that could simultaneously affect malesapos; decision to migrate and femalesapos; decision to participate in the labor market. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4757 OCT 01, 2008

Lokshin, Michael; Glinskaya, Elena

Work-related migration and poverty reduction in Nepal (English)

Using two rounds of nationally representative household survey data in this study, the authors measure the impact on poverty in Nepal of local and international migration for work. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4231 MAY 01, 2007

Lokshin, Michael; Bontch-Osmolovski, Mikhail; Glinskaya, Elena

Ending poverty in South Asia : ideas that work (English)

The case studies in this book were developed as part of a year-long learning process initiated by the World Bank in 2003-4 to examine large scale poverty reduction programs in a wide range of developing countries around the world. ... See More +

Publication 38287 JAN 01, 2007

Narayan, Deepa [editor]; Glinskaya, Elena [editor]; eds

Wage differentials between the public and private sector in India (English)

The authors use 1993-94 and 1999-2000 India Employment and Unemployment surveys to investigate wage differentials between the public and private sectors as well as workersapos; decisions to join a particular sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3574 APR 01, 2005

Glinskaya, Elena; Lokshin, Michael

The effect of early childhood development programs on womenapos;s labor force participation and older childrenapos;s schooling in Kenya (English)

About 20,000 early childhood development centers provided day care for and prepared for primary school more than 1 million children aged three to seven (roughly 20 percent of children in that age group) in Kenya in 1995. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2376 JUN 30, 2000

Lokshin, Michael M.; Glinskaya, Elena; Garcia, Marito