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Pakistan Jobs Diagnostic : Promoting Access to Quality Jobs for All (English)

This multisectoral Jobs Diagnostic provides a comprehensive overview of Pakistan's job market, with the aim of informing key policy areas. It investigates a host of factors associated with labor outcomes, such as the general macroeconomic environment and job-specific conditions, workers' education and skill levels, labor market segmentation and disparities, structural transformation, and workers' mobility. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 145951 FEB 01, 2020

Cho,Yoonyoung; Majoka,Zaineb Disclosed

Pakistan Jobs Diagnostic : Promoting Access to Quality Jobs for All (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

This multisectoral Jobs Diagnostic provides a comprehensive overview of Pakistan's job market, with the aim of informing key policy areas. It investigates a host of factors associated with labor outcomes, such as the general macroeconomic environment and job-specific conditions, workers' education and skill levels, labor market segmentation and disparities, structural transformation, and workers' mobility. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 145951 FEB 01, 2020

Cho,Yoonyoung; Majoka,Zaineb Disclosed

Jobs Diagnostic : Honduras (English)

Improving jobs outcomes—especially for poor people—is at the center of Honduras' development agenda. This report shows how jobs are related to persistently high poverty and disappointing growth over the last 20 years and suggests ways to reduce poverty and encourage growth in the future. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 145647 FEB 01, 2020

Michel Gutierrez,Veronica; Walker,David Ian Disclosed

Jobs Diagnostic : Honduras (Spanish)

Improving jobs outcomes—especially for poor people—is at the center of Honduras' development agenda. This report shows how jobs are related to persistently high poverty and disappointing growth over the last 20 years and suggests ways to reduce poverty and encourage growth in the future. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 145647 FEB 01, 2020

Michel Gutierrez,Veronica; Walker,David Ian Disclosed

The Science of Adult Literacy (English)

This report considers the science of adult literacy acquisition, with the goal of identifying principles that may improve the effectiveness of adult literacy programs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 145579 JAN 01, 2020

Thomas,Michael Stephen Charles; Knowland, Victoria C. P.; Rogers, Cathy Disclosed

Uganda : A Review of the World Bank Jobs Portfolio (English)

In the past decade, Uganda has made significant progress in reducing poverty and sustaining high economic growth. However, Uganda still faces considerable challenges that include poor infrastructure, weak public service delivery, low levels of human capital, and underdeveloped institutions. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 145337 DEC 31, 2019

Parikh,Vismay Bharat; Clay,Timothy Joseph Peter Disclosed

Impacts of Conservation Incentives in Protected Areas: The Case of Bolsa Floresta, Brazil (English)

Incentive-based conservation is a promising approach to tropical forest conservation, including within multiple-use protected areas. Here we analyze the environmental impacts of Bolsa Floresta, a longstanding forest conservation program combining conditional household payments with livelihood-focused investments in 15 multiple-use reserves of Amazonas State, Brazil. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 144519 DEC 01, 2019

Disclosed

Weaker Global Outlook Sharpens Focus on Domestic Reforms (English)

After a weak performance in the first half of 2019, helped by monetary easing, faster public spending and some one-off effects, economic growth in Russia picked up in the third quarter at 1.7 percent, y/y. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 144672 DEC 01, 2019

Disclosed

Weaker Global Outlook Sharpens Focus on Domestic Reforms (Russian)

After a weak performance in the first half of 2019, helped by monetary easing, faster public spending and some one-off effects, economic growth in Russia picked up in the third quarter at 1.7 percent, y/y. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 144672 DEC 01, 2019

Disclosed

Moving Forward with ALMPs: Active Labor Policy and the Changing Nature of Labor Markets (English)

Disruptive factors related to technology, market integration, and social and demographic change imply upcoming changes in the needs of the labor force. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 144552 NOV 01, 2019

Romero,Jose; Kuddo,Arvo Disclosed

Thinking Strategically about Revenue Administration Reform : The Creation of Integrated, Autonomous Revenue Bodies - Policy Note (English)

The policy note is organized into five sections. Following the introductory section, section two provides a brief discussion of recent trends in organizational arrangements of revenue administrations across the world. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 144418 NOV 01, 2019

Junquera-Varela,Raul Felix; Awasthi,Rajul; Balabushko,Oleksii; Nurshaikhova,Alma Disclosed

Design Matters : CBNRM and Democratic Innovation (English)

Community-based natural resource management (CBRNM) aims to realize sustainable management of resources and improvements in livelihood. A central focus is the empowerment of indigenous and local communities through customary or devolved rights to common pool resources. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 144416 NOV 01, 2019

Smith,Graham Norman Disclosed

Funding and Financial Management for GAC Implementation in the New World Bank Organization Structure (English)

The largest trust fund supporting governance and anticorruption (GAC) implementation is the governance partnership facility (GPF), with a total value of 95 million dollars. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 143487 OCT 13, 2019

Van Heesewijk,Petrus Henricus Disclosed

Coordinating the Global Governance Agenda (English)

Over the last years, the World Bank engagement on so called governance and anticorruption (GAC) global issues has had two main drivers. The first is the World Development Report (WDR) 2001, which demonstrates how global threats - transnational organized criminal activity, corruption, the illegal trade in natural resources, the laundering of the proceeds of crime and tax evasion - impact on governance and development outcomes across the developing world, which underpins the 2012 revised GAC strategy global governance agenda. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 143486 OCT 13, 2019

Pesme,Jean Denis Disclosed

Advancing Governance in the Sectors (English)

Most countries face governance challenges at different levels: governance breakdowns are triggered by weak systems and processes governing the overall functioning of the public administration, in particular concerning public expenditure management, public procurement, and monitoring and evaluation. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 143485 OCT 13, 2019

Heidenhof,Guenter; Morin,Denyse E. Disclosed

The Role of Regional Governance Advisors in Monitoring and Managing Risk (English)

In response to the governance and anticorruption (GAC) Secretariat’s request, this note outlines the combined experience of the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) and Africa (AFR) regions with regional governance advisers. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 143488 OCT 13, 2019

Bhansali,Lisa; Kpundeh,Sahr John Disclosed

The Knowledge and Learning Agenda (English)

An analysis of the state of play in governance and anti-corruption (GAC) knowledge and learning (K and L) was conducted in some depth during the preparation of the GAC strategy update by Colum Garrity and Dick Calkins. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 143498 OCT 13, 2019

Bernstein,David S.; Minoso,Maria Del Carmen Disclosed

Country Governance Advisors in the South Asia Region : Experience and Implications for Global Practices (English)

South Asia Region (SAR) has five governance advisors (GAs) based in the field covering Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Nepal, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka and Maldives. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 143493 OCT 13, 2019

Undeland,Charles; Rana,Naseer Ahmad Disclosed

Strengthening GAC in Projects (English)

The project is the place where governance and anti-corruption (GAC) becomes concrete for most clients and World Bank staff. Unfortunately, there is no more contested space in the GAC arena then the project environment. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 143497 OCT 13, 2019

Turkewitz,Joel A. Disclosed

The Role of GAC in Operations and INT Engagement in the Governance Global Practice (English)

Under the governance and anticorruption (GAC) strategy implementation, the GAC in operations work across regions has focused on three key areas: (a) identifying, managing, mitigating governance risks in projects; (b) liaising with INT on its investigations; and (c) strengthening multi-stakeholder-based delivery mechanisms in projects. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 143495 OCT 13, 2019

Kpundeh,Sahr John Disclosed

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Pakistan Jobs Diagnostic : Promoting Access to Quality Jobs for All (English)
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FEB 01, 2020 145951 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Pakistan Jobs Diagnostic : Promoting Access to Quality Jobs for All (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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FEB 01, 2020 145951 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Jobs Diagnostic : Honduras (English)
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FEB 01, 2020 145647 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Jobs Diagnostic : Honduras (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2020 145647 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The Science of Adult Literacy (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 145579 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Uganda : A Review of the World Bank Jobs Portfolio (English)
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DEC 31, 2019 145337 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Impacts of Conservation Incentives in Protected Areas: The Case of Bolsa Floresta, Brazil (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 144519 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Weaker Global Outlook Sharpens Focus on Domestic Reforms (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 144672 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Weaker Global Outlook Sharpens Focus on Domestic Reforms (Russian)
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DEC 01, 2019 144672 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Moving Forward with ALMPs: Active Labor Policy and the Changing Nature of Labor Markets (English)
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NOV 01, 2019 144552 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Thinking Strategically about Revenue Administration Reform : The Creation of Integrated, Autonomous Revenue Bodies - Policy Note (English)
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NOV 01, 2019 144418 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Design Matters : CBNRM and Democratic Innovation (English)
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NOV 01, 2019 144416 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Funding and Financial Management for GAC Implementation in the New World Bank Organization Structure (English)
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OCT 13, 2019 143487 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Coordinating the Global Governance Agenda (English)
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OCT 13, 2019 143486 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Advancing Governance in the Sectors (English)
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OCT 13, 2019 143485 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The Role of Regional Governance Advisors in Monitoring and Managing Risk (English)
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OCT 13, 2019 143488 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The Knowledge and Learning Agenda (English)
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OCT 13, 2019 143498 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Country Governance Advisors in the South Asia Region : Experience and Implications for Global Practices (English)
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OCT 13, 2019 143493 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Strengthening GAC in Projects (English)
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OCT 13, 2019 143497 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The Role of GAC in Operations and INT Engagement in the Governance Global Practice (English)
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OCT 13, 2019 143495 Working Paper (Numbered Series)