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Measuring the quality of jobs in Turkey (English)

This paper introduces a new Job Quality Index that measures the quality of jobs in Turkey over the last decade. While the main focus is on wage employment – which in 2016 accounts for nearly 73 percent of all workers – the paper also discusses job quality of the self-employed and unpaid family workers. ... See More +

Working Paper 122586 DEC 01, 2017

Levin,Victoria; Gruen,Carola A.; Carpio,Ximena V. Del Disclosed

Missing skills : results of the skills module of the Moldovan Labor Market Forecast Survey (English)

Moldovan employers report that inadequate technical skills, poor work ethic, and lack of motivation among the workforce have a negative impact on the performance of their firms. ... See More +

Working Paper 121666 NOV 01, 2017

Bargu,Ali; Levin,Victoria; Rutkowski,Jan J. Disclosed

Moldova - Moldova Skills Data Capacity Building : P154573 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR29072 JUL 14, 2017

Levin,Victoria Disclosed

Trust in government and support for redistribution (English)

In many countries safety nets consist predominantly of universal subsidies on food and fuel. A key question for policy makers willing to shift to targeted safety nets is under what conditions middle-class citizens would be supportive of redistributive programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7675 MAY 16, 2016

Silva,Joana C. G.; Morgandi,Matteo; Levin,Victoria Disclosed

Going beyond the first child : analysis of Russian mothers' desired and actual fertility Patterns (English)

The Russian Federation's population has been declining since 1992, but recently the decline appears to be over. Although fertility has risen since the 2007 introduction of the family policy package, which focused on stimulating second and higher-order births, total fertility rates still remain significantly below replacement rate. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7643 APR 18, 2016

Levin,Victoria; Besedina,Elena; Aritomi,Tami Disclosed

From aspirations to occupations : the role of information in educational and labor market decisions in Moldova : De la aspiraţii la ocupaţii : rolul informaţiei în deciziile privind educaţia si piata muncii în Moldova (Romanian)

This report sheds light on information sources and on gaps in educational and occupational choices in Moldova by presenting findings based on original data collected in 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 106494 APR 01, 2016

Levin,Victoria; Safir,Abla; Guallar Artal,Silvia; Johansson De Silva,Sara; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria Disclosed

From aspirations to occupations : the role of information in educational and labor market decisions in Moldova (English)

This report sheds light on information sources and on gaps in educational and occupational choices in Moldova by presenting findings based on original data collected in 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 106494 APR 01, 2016

Levin,Victoria; Safir,Abla; Guallar Artal,Silvia; Johansson De Silva,Sara; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria Disclosed

Skills for work in Bulgaria : the relationship between cognitive and socioemotional skills and labor market outcomes (Bulgarian)

Bulgaria is undergoing both a rapid demographic transition and a significant structural shift in its economy. Increasing longevity combined with low fertility and emigration have made Bulgaria’s age structure increasingly top-heavy and its dependency ratios higher. ... See More +

Working Paper 102627 JAN 01, 2016

Levin,Victoria; Guallar Artal,Silvia; Safir,Abla Disclosed

Skills for work in Bulgaria : the relationship between cognitive and socioemotional skills and labor market outcomes (English)

Bulgaria is undergoing both a rapid demographic transition and a significant structural shift in its economy. Increasing longevity combined with low fertility and emigration have made Bulgaria’s age structure increasingly top-heavy and its dependency ratios higher. ... See More +

Working Paper 102627 JAN 01, 2016

Levin,Victoria; Guallar Artal,Silvia; Safir,Abla Disclosed

Promoting active aging in Russia : working longer and more productively (Russian)

A shrinking working-age population will be the Russian Federation's biggest demographic challenge in coming decades. With workers increasingly scarce, sustainable future economic development depends on Russia's ability to bring into the labor force currently under-utilized groups, such as young mothers and older people, and to maximize the productivity of every worker. ... See More +

Working Paper 99504 OCT 01, 2015

Levin,Victoria English Disclosed

Family policies in Russia : could efforts to raise fertility rates slow population aging? (Russian)

Policymakers in many countries, including the Russian Federation, are attempting to encourage fertility as part of their response to the challenge of population aging. ... See More +

Working Paper 99503 OCT 01, 2015

Elizarov,Valeriy; Levin,Victoria English Disclosed

State of adult education in Russia : ensuring that older workers can acquire skills for the future (Russian)

The aging of the Russian population and the rapid shrinking of its labor force in coming decades will make the human capital each worker contributes increasingly vital for sustaining economic output and growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 99502 OCT 01, 2015

Nellemann,Soren; Podolskiy,Oleg; Levin,Victoria English Disclosed

State of adult education in Russia : ensuring that older workers can acquire skills for the future (English)

The aging of the Russian population and the rapid shrinking of its labor force in coming decades will make the human capital each worker contributes increasingly vital for sustaining economic output and growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 99502 SEP 12, 2015

Nellemann,Soren; Podolskiy,Oleg; Levin,Victoria Disclosed

Promoting active aging in Russia : working longer and more productively (English)

A shrinking working-age population will be the Russian Federation's biggest demographic challenge in coming decades. With workers increasingly scarce, sustainable future economic development depends on Russia's ability to bring into the labor force currently under-utilized groups, such as young mothers and older people, and to maximize the productivity of every worker. ... See More +

Working Paper 99504 SEP 12, 2015

Levin,Victoria Disclosed

Family policies in Russia : could efforts to raise fertility rates slow population aging? (English)

Policymakers in many countries, including the Russian Federation, are attempting to encourage fertility as part of their response to the challenge of population aging. ... See More +

Working Paper 99503 SEP 12, 2015

Elizarov,Valeriy; Levin,Victoria Disclosed

Searching for a new silver age in Russia : the drivers and impacts of population aging - overview report (English)

Russia’s population is expected to age significantly over the next few decades. The coming decline in Russia’s working-age population will pose serious social and economic challenges, but it can also open up opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper 99487 SEP 01, 2015

Hansl,Birgit; Levin,Victoria; Shaw,William Disclosed

Searching for a new silver age in Russia : the drivers and impacts of population aging - overview report (Russian)

Russia’s population is expected to age significantly over the next few decades. The coming decline in Russia’s working-age population will pose serious social and economic challenges, but it can also open up opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper 99487 SEP 01, 2015

Hansl,Birgit; Levin,Victoria; Shaw,William English Disclosed

Subjective well-being across the lifespan in Europe and Central Asia (English)

This paper uses data from the Integrated Values Survey, the Life in Transition Survey, and the Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey to analyze the relation between age and subjective well-being in the Europe and Central Asia region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7378 JUL 28, 2015

Bauer,Jan Michael; Levin,Victoria; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Nie,Peng; Sousa-Poza,Alfonso Disclosed

Europe and Central Asia - Why should we care about care? : the role of informal childcare and eldercare in aging societies in the ECA region (English)

Without appropriate policies to address the expected rise in the care burden, population aging can reduce women's access to economic opportunities and decelerate future growth, thereby threatening the agenda of poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Europe and Central Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS13024 APR 06, 2015

Levin,Victoria; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Rosen,Beth Zikronah Disclosed

Good jobs in Turkey (English)

This joint study, by the World Bank and the Turkish Ministry of Development, explores the status and effects of good jobs in Turkey’s current economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 83818 NOV 01, 2013

Grun, Rebekka; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Immervoll, Herwig; Capar, Sinem; Levin, Victoria; Aran, Meltem; Gruen, Carola; Tolga Cebeci, Levent Yener ve Turkish Disclosed

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Measuring the quality of jobs in Turkey (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122586 Working Paper
Missing skills : results of the skills module of the Moldovan Labor Market Forecast Survey (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121666 Working Paper
Moldova - Moldova Skills Data Capacity Building : P154573 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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JUL 14, 2017 ISR29072 Implementation Status and Results Report
Trust in government and support for redistribution (English)
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MAY 16, 2016 WPS7675 Policy Research Working Paper
Going beyond the first child : analysis of Russian mothers' desired and actual fertility Patterns (English)
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APR 18, 2016 WPS7643 Policy Research Working Paper
From aspirations to occupations : the role of information in educational and labor market decisions in Moldova : De la aspiraţii la ocupaţii : rolul informaţiei în deciziile privind educaţia si piata muncii în Moldova (Romanian)
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APR 01, 2016 106494 Working Paper
From aspirations to occupations : the role of information in educational and labor market decisions in Moldova (English)
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APR 01, 2016 106494 Working Paper
Skills for work in Bulgaria : the relationship between cognitive and socioemotional skills and labor market outcomes (Bulgarian)
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JAN 01, 2016 102627 Working Paper
Skills for work in Bulgaria : the relationship between cognitive and socioemotional skills and labor market outcomes (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102627 Working Paper
Promoting active aging in Russia : working longer and more productively (Russian)
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OCT 01, 2015 99504 Working Paper English
Family policies in Russia : could efforts to raise fertility rates slow population aging? (Russian)
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OCT 01, 2015 99503 Working Paper English
State of adult education in Russia : ensuring that older workers can acquire skills for the future (Russian)
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OCT 01, 2015 99502 Working Paper English
State of adult education in Russia : ensuring that older workers can acquire skills for the future (English)
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SEP 12, 2015 99502 Working Paper
Promoting active aging in Russia : working longer and more productively (English)
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SEP 12, 2015 99504 Working Paper
Family policies in Russia : could efforts to raise fertility rates slow population aging? (English)
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SEP 12, 2015 99503 Working Paper
Searching for a new silver age in Russia : the drivers and impacts of population aging - overview report (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 99487 Working Paper
Searching for a new silver age in Russia : the drivers and impacts of population aging - overview report (Russian)
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SEP 01, 2015 99487 Working Paper English
Subjective well-being across the lifespan in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JUL 28, 2015 WPS7378 Policy Research Working Paper
Europe and Central Asia - Why should we care about care? : the role of informal childcare and eldercare in aging societies in the ECA region (English)
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APR 06, 2015 ACS13024 Working Paper
Good jobs in Turkey (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83818 Working Paper Turkish