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Jobs, wellbeing, and social cohesion : evidence from value and perception surveys (English)

Recent events, including the Arab Revolutions and protest movement of unemployed youths in OECD countries, have contributed to the popular sentiment that access to good jobs is an important driver of social cohesion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6447 MAY 01, 2013

Wietzke, Frank-Borge; McLeod, Catriona

Labor market institutions : a review of the literature (English)

This paper reviews the findings of more than 150 studies on the impacts of four types of labor market institutions: minimum wages, employment protection regulation, unions and collective bargaining, and mandated benefits. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6276 NOV 01, 2012

Betcherman, Gordon

World development report 2011 : conflict, security, and development : Rapport sur le developpement 2011 : dans le monde conflits, securite et developpement (French)

The 2011 World development report looks across disciplines and experiences drawn from around the world to offer some ideas and practical recommendations on how to move beyond conflict and fragility and secure development. ... See More +

World Development Report 58988 APR 23, 2012

Benner, Holly; Peters, Kyle; Ndegwa, Stephen; Andersson, David; Anye, Kenneth; Roberts, Nigel; Alda, Erik; Marwell, Nicholas; Weeraratne, Suranjan; Maree, Daniel; Milante, Gary; Cliffe, Sarah; Crouzel, Ivan; Selim, Nadia; Cieslik, Natalia; Kostner, Markus; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ]; Simonsen, Pia; Myint, Nikolas Win; Van Praag, Nicholas English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Japanese, Russian, Arabic, Chinese

World development report 2011 : conflict, security, and development (English)

The 2011 World development report looks across disciplines and experiences drawn from around the world to offer some ideas and practical recommendations on how to move beyond conflict and fragility and secure development. ... See More +

World Development Report 58988 MAY 26, 2011

Benner, Holly; Peters, Kyle; Ndegwa, Stephen; Andersson, David; Anye, Kenneth; Roberts, Nigel; Alda, Erik; Marwell, Nicholas; Weeraratne, Suranjan; Maree, Daniel; Milante, Gary; Cliffe, Sarah; Crouzel, Ivan; Selim, Nadia; Cieslik, Natalia; Kostner, Markus; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ]; Simonsen, Pia; Myint, Nikolas Win; Van Praag, Nicholas Bahasa (Indonesian), Japanese, Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese

World development report 2011 : conflict, security, and development (Chinese)

The 2011 World development report looks across disciplines and experiences drawn from around the world to offer some ideas and practical recommendations on how to move beyond conflict and fragility and secure development. ... See More +

World Development Report 58988 MAY 26, 2011

Alda, Erik; Andersson, David; Anye, Kenneth; Benner, Holly; Cieslik, Natalia; Cliffe, Sarah; Crouzel, Ivan; Kostner, Markus; Maree, Daniel; Marwell, Nicholas; Milante, Gary; Myint, Nikolas Win; Ndegwa, Stephen; Peters, Kyle; Roberts, Nigel; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ]; Selim, Nadia; Simonsen, Pia; Van Praag, Nicholas; Weeraratne, Suranjan English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Japanese, Russian, French, Arabic

World development report 2011 : conflict, security, and development (Japanese)

The 2011 World development report looks across disciplines and experiences drawn from around the world to offer some ideas and practical recommendations on how to move beyond conflict and fragility and secure development. ... See More +

World Development Report 58988 MAY 26, 2011

Benner, Holly; Peters, Kyle; Ndegwa, Stephen; Andersson, David; Anye, Kenneth; Roberts, Nigel; Alda, Erik; Marwell, Nicholas; Weeraratne, Suranjan; Maree, Daniel; Milante, Gary; Cliffe, Sarah; Crouzel, Ivan; Selim, Nadia; Cieslik, Natalia; Kostner, Markus; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ]; Simonsen, Pia; Myint, Nikolas Win; Van Praag, Nicholas English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese

World development report 2011 : conflict, security, and development : Laporan pembangunan dunia 2011 : konflik, keamanan, dan pembangunan (Bahasa (Indonesian))

The 2011 World development report looks across disciplines and experiences drawn from around the world to offer some ideas and practical recommendations on how to move beyond conflict and fragility and secure development. ... See More +

World Development Report 58988 MAY 26, 2011

Benner, Holly; Peters, Kyle; Ndegwa, Stephen; Andersson, David; Anye, Kenneth; Roberts, Nigel; Alda, Erik; Marwell, Nicholas; Weeraratne, Suranjan; Maree, Daniel; Milante, Gary; Cliffe, Sarah; Crouzel, Ivan; Selim, Nadia; Cieslik, Natalia; Kostner, Markus; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ]; Simonsen, Pia; Myint, Nikolas Win; Van Praag, Nicholas English, Japanese, Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese

World development report 2011 : conflict, security, and development (Arabic)

The 2011 World development report looks across disciplines and experiences drawn from around the world to offer some ideas and practical recommendations on how to move beyond conflict and fragility and secure development. ... See More +

World Development Report 58988 MAY 26, 2011

Benner, Holly; Peters, Kyle; Ndegwa, Stephen; Andersson, David; Anye, Kenneth; Roberts, Nigel; Alda, Erik; Marwell, Nicholas; Weeraratne, Suranjan; Maree, Daniel; Milante, Gary; Cliffe, Sarah; Crouzel, Ivan; Selim, Nadia; Cieslik, Natalia; Kostner, Markus; Ross-Larson, Bruce [ editor ]; Simonsen, Pia; Myint, Nikolas Win; Van Praag, Nicholas English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Japanese, Russian, French, Chinese

Holding on to Monrovia : protecting a fragile peace through economic governance and short-term employment (English)

A key driver of Liberia's re-emergence from utter destruction, between 2004 and 2008, was the willingness of international actors to accept the responsibility and risks associated with stabilization. ... See More +

Working Paper 63206 MAY 01, 2011

Giovine, Luigi; Krech, Robert; Ionkova, Kremena; Bach, Kathryn

Drug trafficking and violence in Central America and beyond (English)

This paper examines the relationship between narcotics trafficking and violence in Central America. The first part of the paper addresses particular questions posed for the 2011 World Development Report and examines several competing hypothesis on the drivers of crime in Central America. ... See More +

Working Paper 62031 APR 01, 2011

Demombynes, Gabriel

The role of the private sector in fragile and conflict-affected states (English)

This paper explores how the private sector can positively contribute to peace-building and conflict prevention, and how that positive private sector role can be supported and enhanced. ... See More +

Working Paper 62059 APR 01, 2011

Peschka, Mary Porter

Rwanda's exit pathway from violence : a strategic assessment (English)

This report aims to assess the steps taken during Rwanda's transition following the genocide against the objective of the long-term durability of domestic peace. ... See More +

Working Paper 62054 APR 01, 2011

Shahabudin McDoom, Omar

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been described by one senior African diplomat at the United Nations as a 'state in the making; it is not yet a state.' ... See More +

Working Paper 62029 MAR 02, 2011

Gambino, Tony

WDR gender background paper (English)

This paper serves a background paper to the World Development Report (WDR) on development, conflict and security. It provides a synthesis of existing discourse and practices on the relevance of and integration of gender perspectives in conflict, development and fragility policies and programming. ... See More +

Working Paper 62064 FEB 01, 2011

Anderlini, Sanam Naraghi

Homicide data, third revision background paper prepared for the WDR 2011 team (English)

This brief paper summarizes results from an analysis of the World Development Report (WDR) homicide dataset (February 24, 2010), which is based primarily on estimates from the United Nations Office against Drugs and Crime (UNODC), with some changes or additions from national sources and the World Health organization (WHO). ... See More +

Working Paper 62037 JAN 29, 2011

Fearon, James D.

Public security, criminal justice, and reforming the security sector : security and justice thematic paper (English)

The paper is a contribution to discussions on Rule of Law (RoL) and Security Sector Reform (SSR) for the World Development Report 2011. It outlines: A policy framework identifying the specific characteristics of post-conflict operations; the implications for a Demobilization, Disarmament and Reintegration (DDR) transition strategy; the implications for security sector reform; and the implications for rule of law and criminal justice. ... See More +

Working Paper 62047 JAN 27, 2011

Guehenno, Jean-Marie

EU accession : norms and incentives (English)

The European Union (EU) is one of the most successful examples in recent times of the peaceful regional expansion of prosperity and stability through institutional structures and shared resources. ... See More +

Working Paper 63202 JAN 01, 2011

Glencorse, Blair; Lockhart, Clare

Somalia and the horn of Africa (English)

The Horn of Africa (HOA) is one of the most underdeveloped regions on earth. It is also one of the most conflict-ridden, insecure regions in the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 63204 JAN 01, 2011

Menkhaus, Ken; University, Davidson

Unemployment and participation in violence (English)

How are unemployment and violence linked? Ideas about this link are driven by an Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) literature on crime, gangs and unemployment and by recent economic models of developing country 'civil wars'. ... See More +

Working Paper 62062 NOV 16, 2010

Cramer, Christopher

Criminal justice : security and justice thematic paper (English)

Strengthening the rule of law is widely regarded among traditional donors, multilateral institutions, and a growing number of middle income and fragile states as a necessary precondition for sustainable peace, poverty alleviation, and development. ... See More +

Working Paper 62028 NOV 09, 2010

Sherman, Jake

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Jobs, wellbeing, and social cohesion : evidence from value and perception surveys (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 WPS6447 Policy Research Working Paper
Labor market institutions : a review of the literature (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 WPS6276 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2011 : conflict, security, and development : Rapport sur le developpement 2011 : dans le monde conflits, securite et developpement (French)
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APR 23, 2012 58988 World Development Report English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Japanese, Russian, Arabic, Chinese
World development report 2011 : conflict, security, and development (English)
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MAY 26, 2011 58988 World Development Report Bahasa (Indonesian), Japanese, Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese
World development report 2011 : conflict, security, and development (Chinese)
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MAY 26, 2011 58988 World Development Report English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Japanese, Russian, French, Arabic
World development report 2011 : conflict, security, and development (Japanese)
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MAY 26, 2011 58988 World Development Report English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese
World development report 2011 : conflict, security, and development : Laporan pembangunan dunia 2011 : konflik, keamanan, dan pembangunan (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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MAY 26, 2011 58988 World Development Report English, Japanese, Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese
World development report 2011 : conflict, security, and development (Arabic)
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MAY 26, 2011 58988 World Development Report English, Bahasa (Indonesian), Japanese, Russian, French, Chinese
Holding on to Monrovia : protecting a fragile peace through economic governance and short-term employment (English)
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MAY 01, 2011 63206 Working Paper
Drug trafficking and violence in Central America and beyond (English)
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APR 01, 2011 62031 Working Paper
The role of the private sector in fragile and conflict-affected states (English)
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APR 01, 2011 62059 Working Paper
Rwanda's exit pathway from violence : a strategic assessment (English)
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APR 01, 2011 62054 Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)
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MAR 02, 2011 62029 Working Paper
WDR gender background paper (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 62064 Working Paper
Homicide data, third revision background paper prepared for the WDR 2011 team (English)
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JAN 29, 2011 62037 Working Paper
Public security, criminal justice, and reforming the security sector : security and justice thematic paper (English)
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JAN 27, 2011 62047 Working Paper
EU accession : norms and incentives (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 63202 Working Paper
Somalia and the horn of Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 63204 Working Paper
Unemployment and participation in violence (English)
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NOV 16, 2010 62062 Working Paper
Criminal justice : security and justice thematic paper (English)
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NOV 09, 2010 62028 Working Paper