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Understanding children's work : interagency data and research cooperation project (English)

During the 1990s broad interest resurfaced among the public and policymakers on the subject of child labor, this time concentrating on the plight of children in the developing world. ... See More +

Journal Article 77412 MAY 01, 2003

Fyfe, Alec; Roselaers, Frans; Tzannatos, Zafiris; Rosati, Furio Disclosed

The global child labor problem : what do we know and what can we do? (English)

The problem of child labor has moved from a matter of regional and national concern to one of international debate and possible global persuasion and policy intervention. ... See More +

Journal Article 77409 MAY 01, 2003

Basu, Kaushik; Tzannatos, Zafiris Disclosed

Child labor and development : an introduction (English)

Long neglected by economists, child labor has experienced a sudden resurgence of interest as a subject of research and analysis since the mid-1990s. ... See More +

Journal Article 77405 MAY 01, 2003

Basu, Kaushik; Tzannatos, Zafiris Disclosed

Child work : an expository framework of altruistic and non-altruistic models (English)

In this paper the authors present, and confront two approaches to modeling child labor. The first assume that parents are altruistic towards their offspring, while the second sees children as an asset to parents, especially in terms of old age security. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 25984 MAR 31, 2003

Rosati, Furio Camillo; Tzannatos, Zafiris

The World Bank and children : a review of activities (English)

This paper reviews Bank interventions that supported the welfare of children in the last decade. Though the Bank has always addressed children's development, and protection through its focus of broader economic development, and social protection, it has recently intensified its efforts to directly address children's issues in the context of a broader international effort to improve the general welfare of children and, more specifically, to reduce child labor. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 25295 JUL 31, 2002

Kaur, Iqbal; Tzannatos, Zafiris

Child labor handbook (English)

This paper surveys many aspects and issues of child labor, including its causes and effects as well as policies associated with it. Child labor has come to be considered an expression of poverty, both a cause and an effect of underdevelopment. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 25507 MAY 31, 2002

Cigno, Alessandro; Rosati, Furio C.; Tzannatos, Zafiris

Employment creation and social protection in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

This book describes and analyzes critical aspects of the labor market and social protection in the Arab world. The authors address the interrelationship between labor, human development, and social well-being in the Middle East and North Africa region -- an interaction that is viewed against the backdrop of a globalization process that is a crucial shaping factor in national and international relations alike. ... See More +

Publication 73351 JAN 01, 2002

Handoussa, Heba (ed.); Tzannatos, Zafiris; Billeh, Victor; Abrahart, Alan; Kaur, Iqbal; El-Mikawy, Noha; Posusney, Marsha Pripstein; Girgis, Maurice; Ali, Ali A.G.; Elbadawi, Ibrahim A.; Doraid, Moez; Moghadam, Valentine Disclosed

Unions and collective bargaining - economic effects in a global environment (English)

The development of industrial relations in different countries, can be essential in their efforts to balance competitiveness, with equitable wages, and improved working conditions. ... See More +

Publication 24730 JAN 01, 2002

Aidt, Toke; Tzannatos, Zafiris

Child labor, nutrition, and education in rural India : an economic analysis of parental choice and policy options (English)

The causes and consequences of child labor are examined within a household decision framework with survival uncertainty and endogenous fertility. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 24081 DEC 31, 2001

Cigno, Alessandro; Rosati, Furio Camillo; Tzannatos, Zafiris

The cost and benefits of collective bargaining : a survey (English)

Collective bargaining and dispute resolution mechanisms facilitate coordination. Coordination is increasingly seen as an influential determinant of labor market and macroeconomic performance. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 23309 SEP 30, 2001

Aidt, Toke; Tzannatos, Zafiris

Programmes actifs pour le marche du travail : un apercu general des evidences resultant des evaluations (French)

The report examines the evaluation results of active employment programs in labor markets, including results from a number of individual studies on the subject. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 23158 JAN 31, 2001

Tzannatos, Zafiris; Dar, Amit

Active labor market programs: a review of the evidence from evaluations (English)

The study reports evidence based on recent evaluation of active labor market programs, in developed countries, as well as on developing, and transition economies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20116 JAN 31, 1999

Dar, Amit; Tzannatos, Zafiris

World Bank lending for labor markets : 1991-1998 (English)

The World Bank's operations in labor markets are reviewed in this report. The findings show that lending in labor markets has increased significantly in the last four years. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20117 JAN 31, 1999

Dar, Amit; Tzannatos, Zafiris

Child labor and school enrollment in Thailand in the 1990s (English)

This report examines the situation of child labor in Thailand in the last decade. It finds that child labor has decreased significantly, for example, the labor force participation rates of those aged 13-14 years has almost halved since 1990. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20114 DEC 31, 1998

Tzannatos, Zafiris

Australia : confronting institutional impediments (English)

This country summary presents a review of the vocational education, and training (VET) system in Australia, exploring the significant expansion of VET since 1974, with an emphasis on the realization that expansion alone was not a solution, rather, what the country needed was to confront some institutional issues, which were inhibiting progress. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 19785 OCT 31, 1998

Dar, Amit; Gill, Indermit; Abrahart, Alan; Tzannatos, Zafiris

Child labor : issues and directions for the World Bank (English)

Child labor is a global issue. An estimated 250 million children are working worldwide. This paper proposes that the World Bank take stronger action to help address the issue more proactively, and outlines what to do and how. ... See More +

Publication 17418 FEB 28, 1998

Fallon, Peter; Tzannatos, Zafiris Spanish, Arabic

Child labor : issues and directions for the World Bank : El trabajo de menores planteamientos y orientaciones para el Banco Mundial (Spanish)

Child labor is a global issue. An estimated 250 million children are working worldwide. This paper proposes that the World Bank take stronger action to help address the issue more proactively, and outlines what to do and how. ... See More +

Publication 17418 JAN 01, 1998

Fallon, Peter; Tzannatos, Zafiris Arabic, English Disclosed

Export processing zones : a review in need of update (English)

In the last three decades, the effects of export-oriented industrialization have called into question the once popular import substitution strategies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20046 JAN 01, 1998

Takayoshi Kusago; Tzannatos, Zafiris Disclosed

Child labor : issues and directions for the World Bank (Arabic)

Child labor is a global issue. An estimated 250 million children are working worldwide. This paper proposes that the World Bank take stronger action to help address the issue more proactively, and outlines what to do and how. ... See More +

Publication 17418 OCT 01, 1997

Fallon, Peter; Tzannatos, Zafiris Spanish, English Disclosed

Women's employment and pay in Latin America : Elempleo y la remuneracion de la mujer en America Latina (Spanish)

This is a fact-finding, policy-oriented study about working women in 15 Latin American and Caribbean countries which aims (i) to establish patterns and trends in women's characteristics in the labor market; (ii) to identify factors affecting women's decision to work for pay and to quantify their impact on female participation; (iii) to examine what part of the gap between women's and men's labor earnings cannot be explained by differences in their respective productive characteristics; and lastly (iv) in view of these findings, to explore policy options that can enhance the functioning of the labor market and contribute towards the alleviation of poverty. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 10077 JAN 01, 1994

Psacharopoulos, George; Tzannatos, Zafiris [editors] English Disclosed

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Understanding children's work : interagency data and research cooperation project (English)
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MAY 01, 2003 77412 Journal Article
The global child labor problem : what do we know and what can we do? (English)
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MAY 01, 2003 77409 Journal Article
Child labor and development : an introduction (English)
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MAY 01, 2003 77405 Journal Article
Child work : an expository framework of altruistic and non-altruistic models (English)
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MAR 31, 2003 25984 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The World Bank and children : a review of activities (English)
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JUL 31, 2002 25295 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Child labor handbook (English)
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MAY 31, 2002 25507 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Employment creation and social protection in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 73351 Publication
Unions and collective bargaining - economic effects in a global environment (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 24730 Publication
Child labor, nutrition, and education in rural India : an economic analysis of parental choice and policy options (English)
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DEC 31, 2001 24081 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The cost and benefits of collective bargaining : a survey (English)
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SEP 30, 2001 23309 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Programmes actifs pour le marche du travail : un apercu general des evidences resultant des evaluations (French)
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JAN 31, 2001 23158 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Active labor market programs: a review of the evidence from evaluations (English)
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JAN 31, 1999 20116 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
World Bank lending for labor markets : 1991-1998 (English)
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JAN 31, 1999 20117 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Child labor and school enrollment in Thailand in the 1990s (English)
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DEC 31, 1998 20114 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Australia : confronting institutional impediments (English)
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OCT 31, 1998 19785 Departmental Working Paper
Child labor : issues and directions for the World Bank (English)
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FEB 28, 1998 17418 Publication Spanish, Arabic
Child labor : issues and directions for the World Bank : El trabajo de menores planteamientos y orientaciones para el Banco Mundial (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 1998 17418 Publication Arabic, English
Export processing zones : a review in need of update (English)
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JAN 01, 1998 20046 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Child labor : issues and directions for the World Bank (Arabic)
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OCT 01, 1997 17418 Publication Spanish, English
Women's employment and pay in Latin America : Elempleo y la remuneracion de la mujer en America Latina (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 1994 10077 Departmental Working Paper English