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Global inequality in a more educated world (English)

In developing countries, younger and better-educated cohorts are entering the workforce. This developing world-led education wave is altering the skill composition of the global labor supply, and impacting income distribution, at the national and global levels. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8135 JUN 30, 2017

Ahmed, S. Amer; Bussolo,Maurizio; Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Go,Delfin Sia; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel Disclosed

Enabling the digital revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa : what role for policy reforms? (English)

The five countries covered in this report share a number of characteristics and are facing similar challenges that justify their being monitored jointly. ... See More +

Working Paper 114739 MAY 01, 2017

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Rogy,Michel French Disclosed

A human-rights based approach to the economic security of older people in Moldova : Abordarea securitătii economice a persoanelor vârstnice în Moldova prin prisma drepturilor omului (Romanian)

Working Paper 112339 JAN 01, 2017

Dávalos, María Eugenia; Pojunas,Bethany Brown; Holla,Alaka; Nguyen,Tu Chi; Seitz,William Hutchins; Smolyar,Yuliya English Disclosed

A human-rights based approach to the economic security of older people in Moldova (English)

Working Paper 112339 JAN 01, 2017

Dávalos, María Eugenia; Pojunas,Bethany Brown; Holla,Alaka; Nguyen,Tu Chi; Seitz,William Hutchins; Smolyar,Yuliya Romanian Disclosed

Demographic change and development : a global typology (English)

Demographic change can be a positive contributor to development at any stage of demographic transition. This paper revisits the literature on the determinants and economic impacts of demographic change, and presents a new global typology that classifies countries into four categories based on demographic characteristics and future development potential. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7893 NOV 21, 2016

Ahmed, S. Amer; Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Quillin,Bryce Ramsey; Schellekens,Philip Disclosed

Yemen, Republic of - Health and Population Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 108722 SEP 01, 2016

Disclosed

On the impact of demographic change on growth, savings, and poverty (English)

Changing population age structures are shaping the trajectories of development in many countries, bringing opportunities and challenges. While aging has been a matter of concern for upper-middle and high-income economies, rapid population growth is set to continue in the poorest countries over the coming decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7805 AUG 29, 2016

Ahmed, S. Amer; Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose Disclosed

Making the most of demographic change in Southern Africa (English)

The countries of the Southern African Customs Union have relatively diverse demographic and economic starting points. These economies have the potential to realize demographic dividends and experience an acceleration in their income per capita growth and poverty reduction progress through forthcoming shifts in their age structures. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7798 AUG 17, 2016

Ahmed, S. Amer; Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose Disclosed

FY15 Mauritius country opinion survey report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Mauritius assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Mauritius perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Working Paper 108347 AUG 01, 2016

Tepedino,Isabel; Felzer,Sharon; Cameron,Jessica A.; Markova,Svetlana; Guo,Jing; Lal,Sumir; Woods,Calita; Mendoza,Dania Disclosed

FY16 Cameroon country opinion survey report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Cameroon assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Cameroon perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Working Paper 108573 AUG 01, 2016

Felzer,Sharon; Markova,Svetlana; Cameron,Jessica A.; Guo,Jing; Woods,Calita; Tepedino,Isabel Disclosed

FY16 Romania country opinion survey report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Romania assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Romania perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Working Paper 108640 JUL 01, 2016

Felzer,Sharon; Cameron,Jessica A.; Markova,Svetlana; Guo,Jing; Lal,Sumir; Woods,Calita; Mendoza,Dania 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

FY15 Chile country opinion survey report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Chile assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Chile perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Working Paper 108305 APR 01, 2016

Tepedino,Isabel; Felzer,Sharon; Cameron,Jessica A.; Markova,Svetlana; Guo,Jing; Lal,Sumir; Woods,Calita; Mendoza,Dania Disclosed

FY15 Tunisia country opinion survey report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Tunisia assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Tunisia perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Working Paper 108344 MAR 01, 2016

Tepedino,Isabel; Felzer,Sharon; Cameron,Jessica A.; Markova,Svetlana; Guo,Jing; Lal,Sumir; Woods,Calita; Mendoza,Dania Disclosed

FY15 Sao Tome and Principe country opinion survey report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Sao Tome and Principe assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Sao Tome and Principe perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Working Paper 108361 FEB 01, 2016

Tepedino,Isabel; Felzer,Sharon; Cameron,Jessica A.; Markova,Svetlana; Guo,Jing; Lal,Sumir; Woods,Calita; Mendoza,Dania Disclosed

FY15 Croatia country opinion survey report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Croatia assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Croatia perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Working Paper 108308 FEB 01, 2016

Felzer,Sharon; Cameron,Jessica A.; Markova,Svetlana; Guo,Jing; Lal,Sumir; Woods,Calita; Mendoza,Dania Disclosed

Forever young? Lesotho country brief (English)

Lesotho has experienced a significant demographic transition over the last fifty years, with both mortality and fertility decreasing sharply. Between 1950 and the early-1990s, infant and child mortality fell by approximately 60 percent, and life expectancy at birth increased by almost 19 years. ... See More +

Brief 108994 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Forever young? : South Africa country brief (English)

This brief is part of a series of outputs under the analytical work “Forever Young? Social Policies for a Changing Population in Southern Africa”. ... See More +

Brief 108987 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Demographic change and economic and social challenges in the 21st century Uruguay : Cambio demográfico y desafíos económicos y sociales en el Uruguay del siglo XXI (Spanish)

Los avances en el proceso de desarrollo de Uruguay en las últimas décadas se reflejan en diversas dimensiones, incluyendo una caída de la mortalidad y reducciones de la fecundidad - que reflejan la creciente capacidad de los uruguayos de decidir sobre el tamaño de sus familias. ... See More +

Working Paper 104788 JAN 01, 2016

Rofman,Rafael P.; Amarante Martinez,Veronica; Apella,Ignacio Raul Disclosed

From demographic dividend to demographic burden ? regional trends of population aging in Russia (English)

Do regions with higher working age populations grow faster? This paper examines this question using data from Russian regions and finds evidence that demographic trends influence regional growth convergence. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7501 NOV 23, 2015

Matytsin,Mikhail; Moorty,Lalita M.; Richter,Kaspar Disclosed

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Global inequality in a more educated world (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 WPS8135 Policy Research Working Paper
Enabling the digital revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa : what role for policy reforms? (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114739 Working Paper French
A human-rights based approach to the economic security of older people in Moldova : Abordarea securitătii economice a persoanelor vârstnice în Moldova prin prisma drepturilor omului (Romanian)
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JAN 01, 2017 112339 Working Paper English
A human-rights based approach to the economic security of older people in Moldova (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112339 Working Paper Romanian
Demographic change and development : a global typology (English)
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NOV 21, 2016 WPS7893 Policy Research Working Paper
Yemen, Republic of - Health and Population Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 108722 Procurement Plan
On the impact of demographic change on growth, savings, and poverty (English)
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AUG 29, 2016 WPS7805 Policy Research Working Paper
Making the most of demographic change in Southern Africa (English)
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AUG 17, 2016 WPS7798 Policy Research Working Paper
FY15 Mauritius country opinion survey report (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108347 Working Paper
FY16 Cameroon country opinion survey report (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108573 Working Paper
FY16 Romania country opinion survey report (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 108640 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
FY15 Chile country opinion survey report (English)
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APR 01, 2016 108305 Working Paper
FY15 Tunisia country opinion survey report (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 108344 Working Paper
FY15 Sao Tome and Principe country opinion survey report (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 108361 Working Paper
FY15 Croatia country opinion survey report (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 108308 Working Paper
Forever young? Lesotho country brief (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 108994 Brief
Forever young? : South Africa country brief (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 108987 Brief
Demographic change and economic and social challenges in the 21st century Uruguay : Cambio demográfico y desafíos económicos y sociales en el Uruguay del siglo XXI (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2016 104788 Working Paper
From demographic dividend to demographic burden ? regional trends of population aging in Russia (English)
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NOV 23, 2015 WPS7501 Policy Research Working Paper