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Bangladesh jobs diagnostic (Vol. 2) : Main report (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

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

Bangladesh - Bangladesh Disability and Children at Risk : P106332 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 15 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR24080 JUN 29, 2016

Cho,Yoonyoung

Bangladesh social protection and labor review : towards smart social protection and jobs for the poor (English)

Over the past decade, Bangladesh has achieved strong economic growth and impressive poverty reduction. The country’s great strides in human development, reflected in the lowered fertility rate, improved health and epidemiological outcomes, and progress in education, among others, are paving the way for its continued development and economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 108548 MAR 01, 2016

Cho,Yoonyoung Disclosed

Bangladesh - Bangladesh Disability and Children at Risk : P106332 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 14 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR20834 OCT 07, 2015

Cho,Yoonyoung

Skills and employability in Mozambique : implications for education and training policies (English)

Mozambique is experiencing significant population growth with a growing number of youth (ages 15-34) into the labor market. The surge of the raw number of individuals, particularly young people, opens both challenges and opportunities: challenges, because of the need to create sufficient jobs to employ new entrants; opportunities, because if well managed, the country will benefit from a young, dynamic labor market where innovations and creative activities serve as an engine of growth, driving up per capita income and standards of living. ... See More +

Working Paper 96810 APR 01, 2015

Cho,Yoonyoung; Feda,Kebede Disclosed

Sub-Saharan Africa's recent growth spurt : an analysis of the sources of growth (English)

Since the mid-1990s, Sub-Saharan Africa has experienced unprecedented levels of high economic growth. A key question follows: What accounts for the turnaround of the growth performance in the mid-1990s? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6862 MAY 01, 2014

Cho, Yoonyoung; Tien, Bienvenue N. 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

Malawi - Differences in the effects of vocational training : constraints on women and drop-out behavior (English)

This brief summarizes the differences in the effects of vocational training: constraints on women and drop-out behavior in Malawi for the period August 2010-May 2011. ... See More +

Brief 81326 AUG 14, 2013

Cho, Yoonyoung; Kalomba, Davie; Mobarak, Ahmed Mushifq; Orozco, Victor Disclosed

Gender differences in the effects of vocational training : constraints on women and drop-out behavior (English)

This paper provides experimental evidence on the effects of vocational and entrepreneurial training for Malawian youth, in an environment where access to schooling and formal sector employment is extremely low. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6545 JUL 01, 2013

Cho, Yoonyoung; Kalomba, Davie; Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq; Orozco, Victor Disclosed

Entrepreneurship programs in developing countries : a meta regression analysis (English)

This paper provides a synthetic and systematic review on the effectiveness of various entrepreneurship programs in developing countries. It adopts a meta-regression analysis using 37 impact evaluation studies that were in the public domain by March 2012, and draws out several lessons on the design of the programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6402 APR 01, 2013

Cho, Yoonyoung; Honorati, Maddalena Disclosed

Entrepreneurship programs in developing countries : a meta regression analysis (English)

Fostering entrepreneurship is widely perceived to be a critical policy agenda to expand employment and earning opportunities and to reduce poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 77168 APR 01, 2013

Cho, Yoonyoung; Honorati, Maddalena Disclosed

Labor market policies under a youth bulge (English)

This paper assesses labor market trends and outcomes in Pakistan over the past decade. It shows that despite a high rate of employment growth, labor market outcomes have been disappointing: most jobs have been created in low productivity sectors/activities, and even if they provide a minimum level of income to often avoid poverty, they remain low quality jobs providing little or no protection to workers against shocks. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 86250 DEC 01, 2012

Robalino, David; Yoonyoung Cho Disclosed

Labor markets in low and middle income countries : trends and implications for social protection and labor policies (English)

This paper reviews labor market trends throughout the developing world, identifies issues and policy priorities across groups of countries, and derives implications for the World Bank's new social protection and labor strategy. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67613 MAR 01, 2012

Cho, Yoonyoung; Margolis, David N.; Robalino, David A. Disclosed

Informality and protection from health shocks : lessons from Yemen (English)

The informal sector is generally believed to be more vulnerable to various risks due to limited access to social insurance, but little empirical evidence exists to support this statement. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5746 AUG 01, 2011

Cho, Yoonyoung Disclosed

How did the great recession affect different types of workers ? evidence from 17 middle-income countries (English)

This paper examines how different types of workers in 17 middle-income countries were affected by labor market retrenchment during the great recession. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5636 APR 01, 2011

Cho, Yoonyoung; Newhouse, David Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Bangladesh jobs diagnostic (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120295 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Bangladesh jobs diagnostic : Overview (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120295 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Bangladesh - Bangladesh Disability and Children at Risk : P106332 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 15 (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 ISR24080 Implementation Status and Results Report
Bangladesh social protection and labor review : towards smart social protection and jobs for the poor (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 108548 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Bangladesh - Bangladesh Disability and Children at Risk : P106332 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 14 (English)
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OCT 07, 2015 ISR20834 Implementation Status and Results Report
Skills and employability in Mozambique : implications for education and training policies (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96810 Working Paper
Sub-Saharan Africa's recent growth spurt : an analysis of the sources of growth (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6862 Policy Research Working Paper
Supporting Self-Employment and Small-Scale Entrepreneurship : potential programs to improve livelihoods for vulnerable workers (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 92629 Working Paper
Malawi - Differences in the effects of vocational training : constraints on women and drop-out behavior (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81326 Brief
Gender differences in the effects of vocational training : constraints on women and drop-out behavior (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 WPS6545 Policy Research Working Paper
Entrepreneurship programs in developing countries : a meta regression analysis (English)
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APR 01, 2013 WPS6402 Policy Research Working Paper
Entrepreneurship programs in developing countries : a meta regression analysis (English)
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APR 01, 2013 77168 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Labor market policies under a youth bulge (English)
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DEC 01, 2012 86250 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Labor markets in low and middle income countries : trends and implications for social protection and labor policies (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 67613 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Informality and protection from health shocks : lessons from Yemen (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 WPS5746 Policy Research Working Paper
How did the great recession affect different types of workers ? evidence from 17 middle-income countries (English)
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APR 01, 2011 WPS5636 Policy Research Working Paper