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Towards comprehensive training (English)

Training programs are the most common active labor market interventions around the world. Whether designed to develop skills of young job seekers or upgrading skills of adult workers, training programs are aimed at counteracting employability barriers that hinder the integration of people into the labor markets. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 52188 NOV 01, 2009

Fares, Jean; Puerto, Olga Susana Disclosed

Unemployment Insurance Simulation Model (UISIM) (English)

This note describes the key features of the Unemployment Insurance Simulation Model (UISIM) - how the model is structured, what data inputs are needed, and what outputs the model generates (the model comes with user's and technical manuals, which provide detailed information about how to operate the model and how it calculates the outputs). ... See More +

Brief 47305 DEC 01, 2008

Fares, Jean; Vodopivec, Milan Disclosed

Youth in Africa's labor market (English)

Youth and Africa have received increased attention in recent policy discussions and World Bank work, as articulated in the Africa action plan and the World Development Report 2007: development and the next generation. ... See More +

Publication 45488 APR 01, 2008

Garcia, Marito; Fares, Jean Disclosed

Youth unemployment, labor market transitions, and scarring : evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2001-04 (English)

Relatively little is known about youth unemployment and its lasting consequences in transition economies, despite the difficult labor market adjustment experienced by these countries over the past decade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4183 APR 01, 2007

Fares, Jean; Tiongson, Erwin R. Disclosed

Child labor across the developing world : patterns and correlations (English)

The aim of this study is two-fold. First, based on summary data at the country-level for an unusually large set of developing countries originally obtained from household sample surveys conducted between 1993 and 2003, the authors construct a detailed profile of child economic activity and child labor, attempting, wherever the data permit, to identify similarities and differences across regions and between genders. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4119 FEB 01, 2007

Fares, Jean; Raju, Dhushyanth Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Russian)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 JAN 01, 2007

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha English, Arabic, Bahasa (Indonesian), Chinese, Spanish, Japanese Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Arabic)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 JAN 01, 2007

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha English, Russian, Bahasa (Indonesian), Chinese, Spanish, Japanese Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial : el desarrollo y la nueva generacion (Spanish)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 DEC 01, 2006

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha English, Arabic, Russian, Bahasa (Indonesian), Chinese, Japanese Disclosed

How are youth faring in the labor market ? Evidence from around the world (English)

This paper uses a new standardized micro database for a large set of developing countries to (1) describe the patterns of labor market outcomes for youth, and (2) explain the contributions of supply and demand factors to youth outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4071 NOV 01, 2006

Fares, Jean; Montenegro, Claudio E.; Orazem, Peter F. Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Bahasa (Indonesian))

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 SEP 23, 2006

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha English, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Japanese)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 SEP 23, 2006

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha English, Arabic, Russian, Bahasa (Indonesian), Chinese, Spanish Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (English)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 SEP 16, 2006

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha Arabic, Russian, Bahasa (Indonesian), Chinese, Spanish, Japanese Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Chinese)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 SEP 13, 2006

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha English, Arabic, Russian, Bahasa (Indonesian), Spanish, Japanese Disclosed

Child labor, education, and children's rights (English)

Child labor is widespread, and bad for development, both that of the individual child, and of the society and economy in which she, or he lives. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 30161 JUL 01, 2004

Betcherman, Gordon; Fares, Jean; Luinstra, Amy; Prouty, Robert;

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Towards comprehensive training (English)
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NOV 01, 2009 52188 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Unemployment Insurance Simulation Model (UISIM) (English)
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DEC 01, 2008 47305 Brief
Youth in Africa's labor market (English)
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APR 01, 2008 45488 Publication
Youth unemployment, labor market transitions, and scarring : evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2001-04 (English)
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APR 01, 2007 WPS4183 Policy Research Working Paper
Child labor across the developing world : patterns and correlations (English)
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FEB 01, 2007 WPS4119 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2007 35999 World Development Report English, Arabic, Bahasa (Indonesian), Chinese, Spanish, Japanese
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2007 35999 World Development Report English, Russian, Bahasa (Indonesian), Chinese, Spanish, Japanese
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial : el desarrollo y la nueva generacion (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2006 35999 World Development Report English, Arabic, Russian, Bahasa (Indonesian), Chinese, Japanese
How are youth faring in the labor market ? Evidence from around the world (English)
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NOV 01, 2006 WPS4071 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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SEP 23, 2006 35999 World Development Report English, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Japanese)
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SEP 23, 2006 35999 World Development Report English, Arabic, Russian, Bahasa (Indonesian), Chinese, Spanish
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (English)
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SEP 16, 2006 35999 World Development Report Arabic, Russian, Bahasa (Indonesian), Chinese, Spanish, Japanese
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Chinese)
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SEP 13, 2006 35999 World Development Report English, Arabic, Russian, Bahasa (Indonesian), Spanish, Japanese
Child labor, education, and children's rights (English)
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JUL 01, 2004 30161 Working Paper (Numbered Series)