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Linking power supply to jobs : estimating employment effects of Powerlinks Transmission Limited Project in India and Bhutan (English)

This study estimates the impact on jobs from power transmission lines constructed by Power links Transmission Limited (PTL), a joint venture company supported by IFC, which helped bring power from a Bhutanese hydropower plant to India. ... See More +

Brief 81999 JAN 01, 2013

Datta, Namita; Timilsina, Govinda; Khanna, Mahima; Massuet, Ferran Casadevall Disclosed

Measuring the job creation effects of IFC-supported private equity funds (English)

Using data from IFC's Development Outcome Tracking System, the study shows a strong job growth for companies financed through IFC-supported private equity funds. ... See More +

Brief 81997 JAN 01, 2013

Park, Jean-Luc; Anqing Shi Disclosed

Measuring jobs from micro, small, and medium-size enterprises financed by IFC client financial institutions (English)

International Finance Corporation (IFC) surveyed 34 banks in 25 countries in all six regions, which account for about 10 percent of financial markets department Million Micro, Small, and Medium-Size Enterprises (MSMEs) reach reporting portfolio. ... See More +

Brief 81996 JAN 01, 2013

Khodakivska, Alla Disclosed

Indirect job creation among IFC clients : findings from micro case studies in Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services (MAS) (English)

Indirect job creation among International Finance Corporation (IFC) clients study includes: strategic importance and objective, methodology, key findings, case details, and lessons learnt and applications. ... See More +

Working Paper 82035 OCT 04, 2012

Kumar, Ruchira; Abdo, Hayat Disclosed

Commercial Bank of Ceylon (CBC) : micro-case study of job creation effects (English)

International Finance Corporation (IFC) has supported Sri Lanka's largest private bank, the Commercial Bank of Ceylon (CBC), since 2003. IFC has provided equity, advisory services, and support for loans to small and medium-size enterprises. ... See More +

Brief 82027 OCT 01, 2012

Urenda, Luz Leyva Disclosed

Meta-evaluation on job creation effects of private sector interventions : summary of preliminary findings (English)

Though there is strong consensus that creating jobs is one of the key contributions of the private sector to poverty reduction, there is limited knowledge about which interventions, and in what country conditions, are most likely to catalyze job creation, and which activities are most beneficial to poor people. ... See More +

Brief 82001 SEP 04, 2012

Paniagua, Gloria; Denisova, Anastasiya Disclosed

Firms in services increased employment shares in developing countries (English)

This is analytical note 6 supporting the International Finance Corporation's jobs report in 2012. Enterprise surveys data for more than 45,000 firms in 106 countries show that firms in the services sector have increased their share of total employment by 1.4 percentage points (pps) in recent years, while firms in manufacturing decreased their share (by a corresponding -1.4 pps). ... See More +

Brief 82050 JAN 01, 2012

Saliola, Federica; Bernt, Jon Vierk Disclosed

Firms in capital and large cities increased employment shares (English)

This is analytical note 4 supporting the International Finance Corporation's jobs report in 2012. Among economies covered by World Bank Group enterprise surveys, firms in capital or large cities experienced higher employment growth than those in small or medium-size cities. ... See More +

Brief 82048 JAN 01, 2012

Saliola, Federica; Bernt, Jon Vierk Disclosed

Estimating the socioeconomic impact of IFC financing : macro case studies from Ghana, Jordan, Sri Lanka, and Tunisia (English)

As part of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Job Study, the consulting firm of Steward Redqueen has conducted four country studies to estimate the number of jobs and value-added supported by IFC's past investments in Ghana and Jordan, and by the potential or hypothetical effects of investments (of $1m in various sectors) in Tunisia and Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Brief 82040 JAN 01, 2012

Disclosed

Impact of labor productivity on job creation : evidence from global enterprise surveys (English)

An analysis of data from 106 countries and over 20,000 firms shows that increasing labor productivity had a significant positive effect on employment growth. ... See More +

Brief 82044 JAN 01, 2012

Shi, Anqing; Michelitsch, Roland Disclosed

Mriya : employment effects in the food supply chain (English)

Mriya, an agricultural group in Ukraine, was granted two loans by IFC in fiscal years 2010 and 2011, totaling $60 million, to help expand its capacity and finance working capital needs. ... See More +

Brief 82034 JAN 01, 2012

Miliaeva, Oxana Disclosed

Data and definitions used in the enterprise survey notes (English)

These notes used enterprise survey data from 46,556 manufacturing and services enterprises in 106 countries from the following regions: Sub-Saharan Africa (AFR), East Asia and Pacific (EAP), Europe and Central Asia (ECA), and Latin America and Caribbean (LAC). ... See More +

Brief 82041 JAN 01, 2012

Disclosed

Training, technology and innovation, and job growth (English)

Econometric analysis using data from World Bank Enterprise Surveys finds significantly higher employment growth (2-4.5 percent) in firms that offer training or use technology and innovation. ... See More +

Brief 82043 JAN 01, 2012

Shi, Anqing; Michelitsch, Roland Disclosed

Small firms increased their share of total employment in developing countries (English)

This is analytical note 2 supporting the International Finance Corporation's jobs report in 2012. World Bank Group enterprise surveys data shows that small firms in developing countries have increased their shares of total employment relative to medium-size and large firms. ... See More +

Brief 82046 JAN 01, 2012

Saliola, Federica; Bernt, Jon Vierk Disclosed

Large firms are more productive, offer higher wages and more training (Vol. 2) : Survey note database (English)

This is analytical note 7 supporting the International Finance Corporation's jobs report in 2012. An analysis of over 45,000 enterprises in over 100 countries found that larger firms tend to be more productive, offer higher wages and more formal training. ... See More +

Brief 82051 JAN 01, 2012

Yang, Judy Disclosed

Firms in services have higher employment growth than firms in manufacturing (English)

This is analytical note 5 supporting the International Finance Corporation's jobs report in 2012. Enterprise surveys data for more than 45,000 firms in 106 economies show that on average firms in the services sector have experienced higher employment growth than those in manufacturing in recent years. ... See More +

Brief 82049 JAN 01, 2012

Saliola, Federica; Bernt, Jon Vierk Disclosed

Large firms are more productive, offer higher wages and more training (English)

This is analytical note 7 supporting the International Finance Corporation's jobs report in 2012. An analysis of over 45,000 enterprises in over 100 countries found that larger firms tend to be more productive, offer higher wages and more formal training. ... See More +

Brief 82051 JAN 01, 2012

Yang, Judy Disclosed

Small firms show the highest job growth rates (English)

This is analytical note 1 supporting the International Finance Corporation's jobs report in 2012. The importance of small businesses to job creation has been part of the economic policy narrative since the provocative work of David Birch (1979). ... See More +

Brief 82045 JAN 01, 2012

Saliola, Federica; Bernt, Jon Vierk Disclosed

Large firms have higher employment shares in higher country income groups (English)

This is analytical note 3 supporting the International Finance Corporation's jobs report in 2012. World Bank Group enterprise surveys show the composition of employment across firm sizes in developing countries in the most recent fiscal year. ... See More +

Brief 82047 JAN 01, 2012

Disclosed

Orissa Cement Limited (OCL) : indirect employment effects in the cement supply chain (English)

IFC granted a loan to partly finance Orissa Cement Limited (OCL), an Indian cement manufacturer, to expand its capacity and set up a Greenfield plant. ... See More +

Brief 82032 JAN 01, 2012

Kumar, Ruchira; Iverson, Vegard Disclosed

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Linking power supply to jobs : estimating employment effects of Powerlinks Transmission Limited Project in India and Bhutan (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 81999 Brief
Measuring the job creation effects of IFC-supported private equity funds (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 81997 Brief
Measuring jobs from micro, small, and medium-size enterprises financed by IFC client financial institutions (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 81996 Brief
Indirect job creation among IFC clients : findings from micro case studies in Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services (MAS) (English)
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OCT 04, 2012 82035 Working Paper
Commercial Bank of Ceylon (CBC) : micro-case study of job creation effects (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 82027 Brief
Meta-evaluation on job creation effects of private sector interventions : summary of preliminary findings (English)
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SEP 04, 2012 82001 Brief
Firms in services increased employment shares in developing countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82050 Brief
Firms in capital and large cities increased employment shares (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82048 Brief
Estimating the socioeconomic impact of IFC financing : macro case studies from Ghana, Jordan, Sri Lanka, and Tunisia (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82040 Brief
Impact of labor productivity on job creation : evidence from global enterprise surveys (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82044 Brief
Mriya : employment effects in the food supply chain (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82034 Brief
Data and definitions used in the enterprise survey notes (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82041 Brief
Training, technology and innovation, and job growth (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82043 Brief
Small firms increased their share of total employment in developing countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82046 Brief
Large firms are more productive, offer higher wages and more training (Vol. 2) : Survey note database (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82051 Brief
Firms in services have higher employment growth than firms in manufacturing (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82049 Brief
Large firms are more productive, offer higher wages and more training (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82051 Brief
Small firms show the highest job growth rates (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82045 Brief
Large firms have higher employment shares in higher country income groups (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82047 Brief
Orissa Cement Limited (OCL) : indirect employment effects in the cement supply chain (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82032 Brief