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Protecting All : Risk Sharing for a Diverse and Diversifying World of Work (English)

Forces disrupting markets and changing the nature of work present a fundamental challenge to prevailing employment-based risk-sharing policies in countries at all levels of development. ... See More +

Working Paper 141572 SEP 01, 2019

Packard,Truman G.; Gentilini,Ugo; Grosh,Margaret Ellen; O'Keefe,Philip B.; Palacios,Robert J.; Robalino,David A.; Santos,Indhira Vanessa Disclosed

Migration and Jobs : Issues for the 21st Century (English)

With an estimated 724 million extreme poor people living in developing countries, and the world's demographics bifurcating into an older North and a younger South, there are substantial economic incentives and benefits for people to migrate. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8867 MAY 28, 2019

Christiaensen,Luc; Gonzalez,Alvaro S.; Robalino,David A. Disclosed

NDC Schemes and the Labor Market : Issues and Options (English)

Defined contribution (DC) schemes whether unfunded or funded are often considered superior to defined benefit (DB) schemes in their ability to address labor market issues, particularly in encouraging formal employment and delayed retirement. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 136565 APR 01, 2019

Holzmann,Robert; Robalino,David A.; Winkler,Hernan Jorge Disclosed

Migration and Jobs: issues for the 21st century (English)

With an estimated 724 million extreme poor people living in developing countries, and the world’s demographics bifurcating into an older north and a younger south, there are substantial economic incentives and benefits for people to migrate. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 137419 JAN 01, 2019

Christiaensen,Luc; Gonzalez,Alvaro S.; Robalino,David A. Disclosed

Non-financial defined contribution pension schemes in a changing pension world (Chinese)

Pensions and social insurance programs are an integral part of any social protection system. Their dual objectives are to prevent a sharp decline in income and protect against poverty resulting from old age, disability, or death. ... See More +

Publication 70594 DEC 27, 2017

Holzmann,Robert; Palmer, Edward; Robalino,David A. English Disclosed

Non-financial defined contribution pension schemes in a changing pension world (Vol. 2) (Chinese)

Pensions and social insurance programs are an integral part of any social protection system. Their dual objectives are to prevent a sharp decline in income and protect against poverty resulting from old age, disability, or death. ... See More +

Publication 70594 DEC 27, 2017

Holzmann,Robert; Palmer, Edward; Robalino,David A. English Disclosed

Lending for jobs operations (English)

This paper develops a general framework to inform the design of a new generation of jobs lending operations. The paper discusses the rationale for developing jobs focused lending operations with specific targets in terms of job creation, job quality, and labor markets outcomes for vulnerable population groups. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 121983 DEC 01, 2017

Robalino,David A.; Tokle,Siv Elin Disclosed

Jobs umbrella multidonor trust fund annual report 2017 (English)

The Jobs Umbrella Multidonor Trust Fund (MDTF) is a financing instrument that supports the World Bank Group’s jobs strategy to contribute to the twin goals of reducing poverty and ensuring inclusive growth in the world’s poorest countries. ... See More +

Annual Report 120474 OCT 16, 2017

Robalino,David A.; Mahmood,Fareeba; Tokle,Siv Elin; Gonzalez, Alvaro; Madhvani,Sonia; Parikh,Vismay Bharat; Yan, Emily (Beibei) Disclosed

Economic analysis of jobs investment projects : guidance note (English)

This Note systematizes the economic evaluation of Jobs Investment Projects. It explains the limitations of past approaches that have regarded jobs only as a by-product of growth. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 119112 AUG 01, 2017

Robalino,David A.; Walker,David Ian Disclosed

The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : خسائر الحرب: التبعات الاقتصادية والاجتماعية للصراع في سوريا (Arabic)

The Arab Spring protest marked the beginning of a new era in the Syrian Arab Republic in 2011. Minor public protests began almost immediately after the initial protests in Cairo in January 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 117331 JUL 01, 2017

Onder,Harun; Hayati,Fayavar; Sayeed, Haneen Ismael; Dajani,Ibrahim Khalil; Mousley,Peter J.; Pande,Aakanksha; Al-Aghbari,Abdulhakim Ali Ahmed; Talbi,Amal; Jagerskog,Lars Anders; Petrelli,Andrea; Judaprawira,Andrew James; Elzir,Angela; Lisulo,Angela S.; Vodopyanov,Anya; Wee,Asbjorn Haland; Maseeh,Ashwaq Natiq; Hexeberg,Barbro E.; Letica,Bartol; Shamsiev,Bekzod; Bollag,Burton S.; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Stephan,David Andrew; Robalino,David A.; Sharma,Dhiraj; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; De Waal,Dominick Revell; Verner,Dorte; Ozcelik,Ece Amber; Fuli,Ejona; Artuc,Erhan; Metreau,Eric Roland; Ozveren,Eyup; Yamaguchi,Hiromi; Fearon,James D.; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Valdes Martinez,Jose Pablo; Aoun,Joy-Fares; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Garber,Kent David; Salmon,Kinley Clemens; Hamilton,Kirk E.; Ueda,Kohei; Fares,Lina; Stewart,Lisa Ann; Quota,Manal Bakur N; Maourani,Mohamed Ali; Assaf,Nabila; Maherali,Natasha Karim Lutfali; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Mcconaghy,Peter; Shah,Phoram; Nasr,Rabie; Arshad,Raja Rehan; Garcia,Raffi Enmanuel; Jennings,Ray Salvatore; Zgheib,Sally; Mobasher Fard,Shahrzad; El Khalil,Soraya; Hassan,Syed Mehdi; Akbar,Tahir; Schneider,Tobias; Hart,Tracy; Nguyen,Trang Thi Thuy; Balkir,Tulu; El-Hanbali,Usaid I.; Tammaa,Waad; Mehchy,Zaki; El Nakat,Ziad Salim; Le Borgne,Eric English Disclosed

The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : executive summary (English)

The Arab Spring protest marked the beginning of a new era in the Syrian Arab Republic in 2011. Minor public protests began almost immediately after the initial protests in Cairo in January 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 117331 JUL 01, 2017

Onder,Harun; Hayati,Fayavar; Sayeed, Haneen Ismael; Dajani,Ibrahim Khalil; Mousley,Peter J.; Pande,Aakanksha; Al-Aghbari,Abdulhakim Ali Ahmed; Talbi,Amal; Jagerskog,Lars Anders; Petrelli,Andrea; Judaprawira,Andrew James; Elzir,Angela; Lisulo,Angela S.; Vodopyanov,Anya; Wee,Asbjorn Haland; Maseeh,Ashwaq Natiq; Hexeberg,Barbro E.; Letica,Bartol; Shamsiev,Bekzod; Bollag,Burton S.; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Stephan,David Andrew; Robalino,David A.; Sharma,Dhiraj; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; De Waal,Dominick Revell; Verner,Dorte; Ozcelik,Ece Amber; Fuli,Ejona; Artuc,Erhan; Metreau,Eric Roland; Ozveren,Eyup; Yamaguchi,Hiromi; Fearon,James D.; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Valdes Martinez,Jose Pablo; Aoun,Joy-Fares; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Garber,Kent David; Salmon,Kinley Clemens; Hamilton,Kirk E.; Ueda,Kohei; Fares,Lina; Stewart,Lisa Ann; Quota,Manal Bakur N; Maourani,Mohamed Ali; Assaf,Nabila; Maherali,Natasha Karim Lutfali; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Mcconaghy,Peter; Shah,Phoram; Nasr,Rabie; Arshad,Raja Rehan; Garcia,Raffi Enmanuel; Jennings,Ray Salvatore; Zgheib,Sally; Mobasher Fard,Shahrzad; El Khalil,Soraya; Hassan,Syed Mehdi; Akbar,Tahir; Schneider,Tobias; Hart,Tracy; Nguyen,Trang Thi Thuy; Balkir,Tulu; El-Hanbali,Usaid I.; Tammaa,Waad; Mehchy,Zaki; El Nakat,Ziad Salim; Le Borgne,Eric Arabic Disclosed

The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria (Vol. 2) : full report (English)

The Arab Spring protest marked the beginning of a new era in the Syrian Arab Republic in 2011. Minor public protests began almost immediately after the initial protests in Cairo in January 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 117331 JUL 01, 2017

Onder,Harun; Hayati,Fayavar; Sayeed, Haneen Ismael; Dajani,Ibrahim Khalil; Mousley,Peter J.; Pande,Aakanksha; Al-Aghbari,Abdulhakim Ali Ahmed; Talbi,Amal; Jagerskog,Lars Anders; Petrelli,Andrea; Judaprawira,Andrew James; Elzir,Angela; Lisulo,Angela S.; Vodopyanov,Anya; Wee,Asbjorn Haland; Maseeh,Ashwaq Natiq; Hexeberg,Barbro E.; Letica,Bartol; Shamsiev,Bekzod; Bollag,Burton S.; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Stephan,David Andrew; Robalino,David A.; Sharma,Dhiraj; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; De Waal,Dominick Revell; Verner,Dorte; Ozcelik,Ece Amber; Fuli,Ejona; Artuc,Erhan; Metreau,Eric Roland; Ozveren,Eyup; Yamaguchi,Hiromi; Fearon,James D.; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Valdes Martinez,Jose Pablo; Aoun,Joy-Fares; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Garber,Kent David; Salmon,Kinley Clemens; Hamilton,Kirk E.; Ueda,Kohei; Fares,Lina; Stewart,Lisa Ann; Quota,Manal Bakur N; Maourani,Mohamed Ali; Assaf,Nabila; Maherali,Natasha Karim Lutfali; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Mcconaghy,Peter; Shah,Phoram; Nasr,Rabie; Arshad,Raja Rehan; Garcia,Raffi Enmanuel; Jennings,Ray Salvatore; Zgheib,Sally; Mobasher Fard,Shahrzad; El Khalil,Soraya; Hassan,Syed Mehdi; Akbar,Tahir; Schneider,Tobias; Hart,Tracy; Nguyen,Trang Thi Thuy; Balkir,Tulu; El-Hanbali,Usaid I.; Tammaa,Waad; Mehchy,Zaki; El Nakat,Ziad Salim; Le Borgne,Eric Arabic Disclosed

The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria (Vol. 2) : full report (Arabic)

The Arab Spring protest marked the beginning of a new era in the Syrian Arab Republic in 2011. Minor public protests began almost immediately after the initial protests in Cairo in January 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 117331 JUL 01, 2017

Onder,Harun; Hayati,Fayavar; Sayeed, Haneen Ismael; Dajani,Ibrahim Khalil; Mousley,Peter J.; Pande,Aakanksha; Al-Aghbari,Abdulhakim Ali Ahmed; Talbi,Amal; Jagerskog,Lars Anders; Petrelli,Andrea; Judaprawira,Andrew James; Elzir,Angela; Lisulo,Angela S.; Vodopyanav, Anya; Wee,Asbjorn Haland; Maseeh,Ashwaq Natiq; Hexeberg,Barbro E.; Letica,Bartol; Shamsiev,Bekzod; Bollag,Burton S.; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Stephan,David Andrew; Robalino,David A.; Sharma,Dhiraj; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; De Waal,Dominick Revell; Verner,Dorte; Ozcelik,Ece Amber; Fuli,Ejona; Artuc,Erhan; Metreau,Eric Roland; Ozveren,Yasar Eyup; Yamaguchi,Hiromi; Fearon,James D.; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Valdes Martinez,Jose Pablo; Aoun,Joy-Fares; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Garber,Kent David; Salmon,Kinley Clemens; Hamilton,Kirk E.; Ueda,Kohei; Fares,Lina; Stewart,Lisa Ann; Quota,Manal Bakur N; Maourani, Mohamed Ali; Assaf,Nabila; Maherali,Natasha Karim Lutfali; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Mcconaghy,Peter; Shah,Phoram; Nasr, Rabie; Arshad,Raja Rehan; Garcia,Raffi Enmanuel; Jennings,Ray Salvatore; Zgheib,Sally; Mobasher Fard,Shahrzad; El Khalil,Soraya; Hassan,Syed Mehdi; Akbar,Tahir; Schneider,Tobias; Hart,Tracy; Huyen,Nguyen Thanh; Balkir,Tulu; El-Hanbali,Usaid I.; Tammaa,Waad; Mehchy,Zaki; El Nakat,Ziad Salim; Le Borgne,Eric English Disclosed

Skills and jobs : lessons learned and options for collaboration (English)

The accumulation of human capital through the acquisition of knowledge and skills is recognized as central for economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper 96819 MAY 01, 2015

Sanchez Puerta,Maria Laura; Robalino,David A.; Strokova,Victoria; Lord, Nick; Perinet,Mathilde Disclosed

From right to reality : incentives, labor markets, and the challenge of universal social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean : De los derechos a la realidad : incentivos, mercados de trabajo, y el desafio de la proteccion social universal en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)

This series was created in 2003 to promote debate, disseminate information and analysis, and convey the excitement and complexity of the most topical issues in economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean. ... See More +

Publication 67523 MAR 30, 2015

Ribe,Helena G.; Robalino,David A.; Walker,David Ian Disclosed

Balancing regulations to promote jobs : from employment contracts to unemployment benefits (English)

The report suggests that there are general principles that can guide the design of labor regulations. For instance, in terms of employment contracts, it is important to ensure convergence in the types of benefits and protections that workers receive, regardless of the length of time they spend with a given employer. ... See More +

Working Paper 101596 JAN 01, 2015

Kuddo,Arvo; Robalino,David A.; Weber,Michael Disclosed

Labor policy to promote good jobs in Tunisia : revisiting labor regulation, social security, and active labor market programs (English)

Tunisians are striving for the opportunity to realize their potential and aspirations in a country that is rich in both human and physical capital, but whose recent economic growth has failed to create enough opportunities in the form of good and productive jobs. ... See More +

Publication 92871 NOV 12, 2014

Angel-Urdinola, Diego F. [editor]; Nucifora, Antonio [editor]; Robalino, David [editor] Disclosed

Stagnant GDP growth rates accompanied continued sluggish employment growth in developing countries (English)

Employment outcomes continued to show almost no improvement in most developing countries over the second quarter of 2013 as gross domestic product (GDP) growth rates stagnated. ... See More +

Brief 86816 MAR 01, 2014

Ibarra, Gabriel Lara; Mansuri, Ghazala; Robalino, David A.; Weber, Michael Disclosed

Supporting Self-Employment and Small-Scale Entrepreneurship : potential programs to improve livelihoods for vulnerable workers (English)

Worldwide, around 55 percent of workers are self-employed, and about three-quarters of these are likely to be subsistence entrepreneurs. These self-employed workers include farmers and own-account workers, many of whom work in small household enterprises without pay. ... See More +

Working Paper 92629 JAN 01, 2014

Cho, Yoonyoung; Robalino, David; Watson, Samantha Disclosed

Employment growth in developing countries falls further as recovery stalls (English)

Employment outcomes in developing countries did not show improvements in the first quarter of 2013. Although there was a small acceleration in the median growth rate of wages, in sharp contrast to the dynamics observed during the first half of 2012, employment growth slowed down and the unemployment rate increased slightly. ... See More +

Brief 83092 NOV 01, 2013

Lara-Ibarra, Gabriel; Mansuri, Ghazala; Robalino, David A.; Weber, Michael Disclosed

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Protecting All : Risk Sharing for a Diverse and Diversifying World of Work (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 141572 Working Paper
Migration and Jobs : Issues for the 21st Century (English)
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MAY 28, 2019 WPS8867 Policy Research Working Paper
NDC Schemes and the Labor Market : Issues and Options (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136565 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Migration and Jobs: issues for the 21st century (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 137419 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Non-financial defined contribution pension schemes in a changing pension world (Chinese)
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DEC 27, 2017 70594 Publication English
Non-financial defined contribution pension schemes in a changing pension world (Vol. 2) (Chinese)
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DEC 27, 2017 70594 Publication English
Lending for jobs operations (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121983 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Jobs umbrella multidonor trust fund annual report 2017 (English)
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OCT 16, 2017 120474 Annual Report
Economic analysis of jobs investment projects : guidance note (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119112 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : خسائر الحرب: التبعات الاقتصادية والاجتماعية للصراع في سوريا (Arabic)
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JUL 01, 2017 117331 Working Paper English
The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : executive summary (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117331 Working Paper Arabic
The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria (Vol. 2) : full report (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117331 Working Paper Arabic
The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria (Vol. 2) : full report (Arabic)
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JUL 01, 2017 117331 Working Paper English
Skills and jobs : lessons learned and options for collaboration (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96819 Working Paper
From right to reality : incentives, labor markets, and the challenge of universal social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean : De los derechos a la realidad : incentivos, mercados de trabajo, y el desafio de la proteccion social universal en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)
See More +
MAR 30, 2015 67523 Publication
Balancing regulations to promote jobs : from employment contracts to unemployment benefits (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 101596 Working Paper
Labor policy to promote good jobs in Tunisia : revisiting labor regulation, social security, and active labor market programs (English)
See More +
NOV 12, 2014 92871 Publication
Stagnant GDP growth rates accompanied continued sluggish employment growth in developing countries (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2014 86816 Brief
Supporting Self-Employment and Small-Scale Entrepreneurship : potential programs to improve livelihoods for vulnerable workers (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2014 92629 Working Paper
Employment growth in developing countries falls further as recovery stalls (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83092 Brief