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Pakistan Jobs Diagnostic : Promoting Access to Quality Jobs for All (English)

This multisectoral Jobs Diagnostic provides a comprehensive overview of Pakistan's job market, with the aim of informing key policy areas. It investigates a host of factors associated with labor outcomes, such as the general macroeconomic environment and job-specific conditions, workers' education and skill levels, labor market segmentation and disparities, structural transformation, and workers' mobility. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 145951 FEB 01, 2020

Cho,Yoonyoung; Majoka,Zaineb Disclosed

Pakistan Jobs Diagnostic : Promoting Access to Quality Jobs for All (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

This multisectoral Jobs Diagnostic provides a comprehensive overview of Pakistan's job market, with the aim of informing key policy areas. It investigates a host of factors associated with labor outcomes, such as the general macroeconomic environment and job-specific conditions, workers' education and skill levels, labor market segmentation and disparities, structural transformation, and workers' mobility. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 145951 FEB 01, 2020

Cho,Yoonyoung; Majoka,Zaineb Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Philippines Social Welfare Development and Reform Project II - P153744 - Sequence No : 08 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR39746 DEC 23, 2019

Cho,Yoonyoung Disclosed

Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Supporting Human Capital Accumulation in Punjab by Early Investment - P164785 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSA26727 DEC 19, 2019

Cho,Yoonyoung Disclosed

The Effects of International Scrutiny on Manufacturing Workers : Evidence from the Rana Plaza Collapse in Bangladesh (English)

After the tragic factory collapse of Rana Plaza in 2013, the direct reforms and indirect responses of retailers have both plausibly affected workers in the ready-made garment sector in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9065 NOV 20, 2019

Bossavie,Laurent Loic Yves; Cho,Yoonyoung; Heath,Rachel Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Cash Transfer Modernization Project - P160819 - Sequence No : 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR36781 MAY 31, 2019

Cho,Yoonyoung Disclosed

Old Age Allowance (English)

Bangladesh has seen significant declines in fertility and mortality following remarkable improvements in human development. The country’s population pyramid, once with a wide base representing a very large young population, is starting to see a burgeoning elderly population (defined as those ages sixty-two and older) who represented about 5 percent of the population in 2011i and is expected to grow to a staggering 20 percent of the population by 2050. ... See More +

Brief 135280 MAR 13, 2019

Anwar,Rubaba; Cho,Yoonyoung; Aziz,Ashiq Disclosed

Vulnerable Group Feeding : Bangladesh - Program Brief (English)

In the wake of the famine in 1974, the Government of Bangladesh, in partnership with the World Food Program (WFP), launched the vulnerable group feeding (VGF) program. ... See More +

Brief 135379 MAR 01, 2019

Anwar,Rubaba; Cho,Yoonyoung Disclosed

Pakistan at 100 : Human Capital (English)

This policy note was prepared in parallel to the report Pakistan at hundred, Shaping the Future. The report Pakistan at the rate hundred discusses options to accelerate and sustain growth in Pakistan so that the country becomes an upper middle-income country when it turns hundred years old in 2047. ... See More +

Working Paper 135324 MAR 01, 2019

Ahmed, S. Amer; Cho,Yoonyoung; Fasih,Tazeen Disclosed

Employment Generation Program for the Poorest Bangladesh : Program Brief (English)

The food, fuel, and financial crisis in 2007-08 pulled over 4 million into poverty (3 percentage points increase in the poverty rate) in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Brief 135278 JAN 01, 2019

Anwar,Rubaba; Cho,Yoonyoung Disclosed

Allowances for the Financially Insolvent Disabled : Program Brief (English)

A significant share of people is affected by disabilities in Bangladesh - some studies find that people with disabilities (PWDs) constitute 7 percent of the population of Bangladesh, or almost a third of households have one member or more with disabilities. ... See More +

Brief 135275 JAN 01, 2019

Anwar,Rubaba; Cho,Yoonyoung; Aziz,Ashiq Disclosed

Allowances for the Widow, Deserted, and Destitute Women : Program Brief (English)

Widows and divorced women in Bangladesh represent about a tenth of ever married women in the country. Despite progress in women’s empowerment, due to social stigma and patriarchal social norms, they tend to be highly vulnerable to poverty and social marginalization. ... See More +

Brief 135277 JAN 01, 2019

Anwar,Rubaba; Cho,Yoonyoung; Aziz,Ashiq Disclosed

Bangladesh : Food for Work, Work for Money, and Test Relief - Program Brief (English)

In the lean periods ahead of harvest, twice a year, when food shortages are most significant, the rural labor force has fewer employment and income generating opportunities. ... See More +

Brief 135297 JAN 01, 2019

Anwar,Rubaba; Cho,Yoonyoung; Aziz,Ashiq Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Cash Transfer Modernization Project - P160819 - Sequence No : 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR34509 NOV 13, 2018

Cho,Yoonyoung Disclosed

Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Punjab Human Capital Investment Project - P164785 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSC24464 OCT 03, 2018

Cho,Yoonyoung Disclosed

Bilateral Arrangement of Temporary Labor Migration : Lessons from Korea’s Employment Permit System - Policy Brief (English)

Despite a moral argument for the need to embrace refugees and other migrants fleeing dire conditions of war, conflict, violence, oppression, and extreme poverty, large influxes of migrants tend to reinforce alarmists’ calls against labor mobility. ... See More +

Working Paper 130024 SEP 01, 2018

Cho,Yoonyoung; Denisova,Anastasiya; Yi,Soonhwa; Khadka,Upasana Disclosed

Bilateral Arrangement of Temporary Labor Migration : Lessons from Korea’s Employment Permit System - Main Report (English)

The number of individuals who have crossed borders has mushroomed over recent years. The phenomenon of international migration, however, is heterogeneous in terms of the underlying motives and aspirations of migrants. ... See More +

Working Paper 130020 SEP 01, 2018

Cho,Yoonyoung; Denisova,Anastasiya; Yi,Soonhwa; Khadka,Upasana Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Cash Transfer Modernization Project - P160819 - Sequence No : 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR32194 APR 26, 2018

Cho,Yoonyoung Disclosed

Does workfare work well ? the case of the employment generation program for the poorest in Bangladesh (English)

Evidence on the effectiveness of workfare as an anti-poverty program in developing countries is weak compared with the relatively well-established role of public works during economic crisis as a social safety net. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8395 APR 02, 2018

Cho,Yoonyoung; Ruthbah,Ummul Hasanath Disclosed

Bangladesh jobs diagnostic : Overview (English)

This Jobs Diagnostic presents the characteristics and constraints of the labor market in Bangladesh, identifies the objectives of the jobs agenda, and proposes a policy framework to progress toward them. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 120295 OCT 01, 2017

Farole,Thomas; Cho,Yoonyoung; Bossavie,Laurent Loic Yves; Aterido,Reyes Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Pakistan Jobs Diagnostic : Promoting Access to Quality Jobs for All (English)
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FEB 01, 2020 145951 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Pakistan Jobs Diagnostic : Promoting Access to Quality Jobs for All (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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FEB 01, 2020 145951 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Philippines Social Welfare Development and Reform Project II - P153744 - Sequence No : 08 (English)
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DEC 23, 2019 ISR39746 Implementation Status and Results Report
Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Supporting Human Capital Accumulation in Punjab by Early Investment - P164785 (English)
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DEC 19, 2019 PIDISDSA26727 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
The Effects of International Scrutiny on Manufacturing Workers : Evidence from the Rana Plaza Collapse in Bangladesh (English)
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NOV 20, 2019 WPS9065 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Cash Transfer Modernization Project - P160819 - Sequence No : 03 (English)
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MAY 31, 2019 ISR36781 Implementation Status and Results Report
Old Age Allowance (English)
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MAR 13, 2019 135280 Brief
Vulnerable Group Feeding : Bangladesh - Program Brief (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135379 Brief
Pakistan at 100 : Human Capital (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135324 Working Paper
Employment Generation Program for the Poorest Bangladesh : Program Brief (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 135278 Brief
Allowances for the Financially Insolvent Disabled : Program Brief (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 135275 Brief
Allowances for the Widow, Deserted, and Destitute Women : Program Brief (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 135277 Brief
Bangladesh : Food for Work, Work for Money, and Test Relief - Program Brief (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 135297 Brief
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Cash Transfer Modernization Project - P160819 - Sequence No : 02 (English)
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NOV 13, 2018 ISR34509 Implementation Status and Results Report
Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Punjab Human Capital Investment Project - P164785 (English)
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OCT 03, 2018 PIDISDSC24464 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Bilateral Arrangement of Temporary Labor Migration : Lessons from Korea’s Employment Permit System - Policy Brief (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 130024 Working Paper
Bilateral Arrangement of Temporary Labor Migration : Lessons from Korea’s Employment Permit System - Main Report (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 130020 Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Cash Transfer Modernization Project - P160819 - Sequence No : 01 (English)
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APR 26, 2018 ISR32194 Implementation Status and Results Report
Does workfare work well ? the case of the employment generation program for the poorest in Bangladesh (English)
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APR 02, 2018 WPS8395 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh jobs diagnostic : Overview (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120295 Working Paper (Numbered Series)