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Women, business, and the law 2018 (English)

Women, business and the law 2018 is the fifth edition in a series of biennial reports measuring the legal obstacles to women who engage in economic activity around the world. ... See More +

Publication 125804 APR 11, 2018

Iqbal,Sarah Disclosed

Reflections of employers' gender preferences in job ads in India : an analysis of online job portal data (English)

Using online job portal data and probabilistic regression estimations, the paper investigates the explicit gender bias and salary gap in the Indian job market, reflected in more than 800,000 job recruitment advertisements. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8379 MAR 26, 2018

Chowdhury,Afra Rahman; Areias,Ana Carolina; Imaizumi,Saori; Nomura,Shinsaku; Yamauchi,Futoshi Disclosed

Building the evidence for discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity (English)

A long-running focus of the NTF has been supporting the inclusion of LGBTI rights in the World Bank's work. While work in the World Bank's health projects has included SOGI issues, primarily through the lens of HIV/AIDS, other sectors have traditionally not done so. ... See More +

Brief 124869 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Growing the space for human rights awareness in Vietnam (English)

Since 2010 the Nordic Trust Fund (NTF) has supported the World Bank’s work in Vietnam through three grants focused on realizing citizens’ rights. ... See More +

Brief 123984 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Economic inclusion of LGBTI groups in Thailand (Vol. 2) : main report (English)

Thailand is widely considered progressive among developing and middle-income countriesregarding the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or intersex (LGBTI) people. ... See More +

Working Paper 124554 MAR 01, 2018

Thai Disclosed

Economic inclusion of LGBTI groups in Thailand (Vol. 2) : รายงานหลัก (Thai)

Thailand is widely considered progressive among developing and middle-income countriesregarding the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or intersex (LGBTI) people. ... See More +

Working Paper 124554 MAR 01, 2018

English Disclosed

The role of social ties in factor allocation (English)

This paper investigates whether social structure helps or hinders factor allocation using unusually rich data from The Gambia. Evidence indicates that land available for cultivation is allocated unequally across households; and that factor transfers are more common between neighbors, co-ethnics, and kinship related households. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8343 FEB 20, 2018

Beck,Ulrik; Bjerge,Benedikte Alkjaersig; Fafchamps,Marcel Disclosed

Principles on identification for sustainable development : toward the digital age (English)

Some 1 billion people in the developing world lack proof of legal identity. Living without proof of legal identity is a serious obstacle to social, economic, and political inclusion. ... See More +

Working Paper 112614 FEB 02, 2018

Disclosed

Compendium of international and national legal frameworks on female genital mutilation (English)

In 2012, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution urging the international community to intensify global efforts to eliminate female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). ... See More +

Working Paper 123108 FEB 01, 2018

Vinois,Annabelle Michele Adrien; Mwenda,Edith Ruguru; Calimoutou,Emelyne; Daverio,Francesca Chiara N. D; Micali Drossos,Isabella; Santagostino Recavarren,Isabel Micaela; Bogado,Luiza Lacerda; Goldstein-Bolocan,Maya; Reddi,Pooshpa (Sheela); Melis,Wendy Johanna Disclosed

The whys of social exclusion : insights from behavioral economics (English)

All over the world, people are prevented from participating fully in society through mechanisms that go beyond the structural and institutional barriers identified by rational choice theory (poverty, exclusion by law or force, taste-based and statistical discrimination, and externalities from social networks). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125614 DEC 01, 2017

Hoff,Karla; Walsh, James Disclosed

Discrimination against sexual minorities in education and housing : evidence from two field experiments in Serbia (English)

Discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people is widespread and LGBTI exclusion from economic markets, vital services and political spaces is entrenched. ... See More +

Working Paper 124587 DEC 01, 2017

Koehler,Dominik; Harley,Georgia; Menzies,Nicholas; Senderayi,Runyararo Gladys Disclosed

Myanmar - Electric Power Project : indigenous peoples plan : Environmental and Social Management for Thaton Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) Power Plant : setting the Grievance Redress Mechanism (GRM) in practice (English)

The objective of the Electric Power Project for Myanmar is to increase capacity and efficiency of gas-fired power generation, and, therefore, help reduce electricity shortages in the country. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3678 OCT 24, 2017

Lee,Alan David Disclosed

The minimum core of the human right to health (English)

This Report offers a critical interpretation of the idea of ‘minimum core obligations’ associated with the right to health in international, regional and domestic law and practice. ... See More +

Working Paper 122561 OCT 01, 2017

Tasioulas,John Disclosed

Trade creation and trade diversion in deep agreements (English)

Preferential trade agreements have boomed in recent years and extended their reach well beyond tariff reduction, to cover policy areas such as investment, competition, and intellectual property rights. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8206 SEP 27, 2017

Mattoo,Aaditya; Mulabdic,Alen; Ruta,Michele Disclosed

Task C : GECOL Institutional dev and perform improvement - tariff framework review : tariff structure set-up and reform pathway (English)

The focus of this report is the phase three of task C, focused on the financial performance assessment and financial models. The deliverables have been combined in a comprehensive presentation and an excel-based toolkit for tariff design. ... See More +

Working Paper 126423 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Economic inclusion of LGBTI groups in Thailand (English)

In almost every country, stigma against a non normative sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) fuels the social exclusion of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. ... See More +

Working Paper 114995 MAY 17, 2017

Thai Disclosed

Official Documents- Letter of Development Policy for Loan 8761-TN (Closing Package) (English)

Letter of Development Policy MAY 02, 2017

De Daruvar,Jean-Charles Marie Disclosed

Nepal - Strengthening Systems for Social Protection Project : indigenous peoples plan : Vulnerable community development plan (English)

The development objective of the Strengthening Systems for Social Protection Project for Nepal aims to improve the coverage and delivery of civil registration services and social security allowances by the Government of Nepal. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2365 SEP 26, 2016

Zhang,Lansong Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Development of Health Service Project (PDHS) : environmental assessment : Plan de gestion des dechets biomedicaux (English)

Environmental Assessment SFG2522 SEP 22, 2016

Jippe,Sariette Jene M. C. Disclosed

Philippines - Learning, Equity and Accountability Program Support Project : P118904 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR22934 JUN 08, 2016

Al-Samarrai,Samer

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Women, business, and the law 2018 (English)
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APR 11, 2018 125804 Publication
Reflections of employers' gender preferences in job ads in India : an analysis of online job portal data (English)
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MAR 26, 2018 WPS8379 Policy Research Working Paper
Building the evidence for discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124869 Brief
Growing the space for human rights awareness in Vietnam (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123984 Brief
Economic inclusion of LGBTI groups in Thailand (Vol. 2) : main report (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124554 Working Paper Thai
Economic inclusion of LGBTI groups in Thailand (Vol. 2) : รายงานหลัก (Thai)
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MAR 01, 2018 124554 Working Paper English
The role of social ties in factor allocation (English)
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FEB 20, 2018 WPS8343 Policy Research Working Paper
Principles on identification for sustainable development : toward the digital age (English)
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FEB 02, 2018 112614 Working Paper
Compendium of international and national legal frameworks on female genital mutilation (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123108 Working Paper
The whys of social exclusion : insights from behavioral economics (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 125614 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Discrimination against sexual minorities in education and housing : evidence from two field experiments in Serbia (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 124587 Working Paper
Myanmar - Electric Power Project : indigenous peoples plan : Environmental and Social Management for Thaton Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) Power Plant : setting the Grievance Redress Mechanism (GRM) in practice (English)
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OCT 24, 2017 SFG3678 Indigenous Peoples Plan
The minimum core of the human right to health (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 122561 Working Paper
Trade creation and trade diversion in deep agreements (English)
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SEP 27, 2017 WPS8206 Policy Research Working Paper
Task C : GECOL Institutional dev and perform improvement - tariff framework review : tariff structure set-up and reform pathway (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 126423 Working Paper
Economic inclusion of LGBTI groups in Thailand (English)
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MAY 17, 2017 114995 Working Paper Thai
Official Documents- Letter of Development Policy for Loan 8761-TN (Closing Package) (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 Letter of Development Policy
Nepal - Strengthening Systems for Social Protection Project : indigenous peoples plan : Vulnerable community development plan (English)
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SEP 26, 2016 SFG2365 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Development of Health Service Project (PDHS) : environmental assessment : Plan de gestion des dechets biomedicaux (English)
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SEP 22, 2016 SFG2522 Environmental Assessment
Philippines - Learning, Equity and Accountability Program Support Project : P118904 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)
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JUN 08, 2016 ISR22934 Implementation Status and Results Report