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Rwanda - Priority Skills for Growth Program-for-Results Project (English)

The development objective of the Priority Skills for Growth Program-for-Results Project for Rwanda is to expand opportunities for the acquisition of quality, market-relevant skills in selected economic sectors. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 116204 JUN 15, 2017

Disclosed

India - Skill Mission Operation Project (English)

The development objective of Skill Mission Operation Project for India are to enhance institutional mechanisms for skill development and increase access to quality and market-relevant training for the workforce. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 108668 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Improving city competitiveness for economic development and job creation (English)

This policy note presents an analysis of and recommendations on the city competitiveness improvement and is part of a broader Philippines urbanization study. ... See More +

Policy Note 115308 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

They got mad skills : the effects of training on youth employability and resilience to the Ebola shock (English)

This paper discusses a randomized control trial to measure the short-term impacts of a skills intervention among urban youth in Sierra Leone at the onset of the Ebola crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8036 APR 25, 2017

Rosas Raffo,Nina; Acevedo,Maria Cecilia; Zaldivar Chimal,Samantha Disclosed

The Inspection Panel - Election of Chairperson (English)

This Board reports include the following: letter to Executive Directors and alternates regarding the inspection panel, election of chairperson; and short resume of Dr. ... See More +

Board Report 114682 APR 24, 2017

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Skills and Training Enhancement Project (STEP) : tenth implementation support mission - February 13 to 23, 2017 (English)

Aide Memoire 113728 FEB 23, 2017

Rahman,Md. Mokhlesur Disclosed

Armenia - Strengthening the Livelihoods and Voice of Poor and Vulnerable Persons Project (English)

Ratings for the Strengthening the Livelihoods and Voice of Poor and Vulnerable Persons Project for Armenia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, implementation was moderately satisfactory, and risk to sustainability was moderate. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4042 FEB 15, 2017

Disclosed

The partnership for skills in applied sciences, engineering, and technology (PASET) (English)

Today, Africa is on the cusp of a structural economic transformation. With its large pool of human and natural resources, it has been one of the fastest growing regions of the world despite the recent global economic slowdown. the partnership for skills in applied sciences, engineering, and technology (PASET) was launched in 2013 by African governments with facilitation by the World Bank, to address systemic gaps in skills and knowledge in priority ASET fields, and to build the capacity of African education and training institutions to train high quality technicians, engineers, and scientists to meet the demands of the economy. ... See More +

Brief 106317 FEB 01, 2017

French Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoire jobs diagnostic : employment, productivity, and inclusion for poverty reduction : Emploi, productivité et inclusion pour réduire la pauvreté : un diagnostic de la situation de l'emploi en Côte d'Ivoire (French)

After a decade of crisis and stellar economic growth over the past five years, Côte d’Ivoire has now set its sight on becoming an emerging economy. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS13233 FEB 01, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc (Editor); Premand,Patrick (Editor) English Disclosed

Looking for skills in the former Yugoslav Republic Macedonia (English)

This report presents new insights on the availability and demand for skills, drawing on two innovative surveys: a household level survey to measure the supply of skills in the adult population, and an employer survey to measure demand for skills. ... See More +

Working Paper 112196 JAN 23, 2017

Koettl-Brodmann,Johannes; Johansson De Silva,Sara; Kupets,Olga; Naceva,Bojana Disclosed

Skills for a modern Ukraine (English)

Ukraine’s economic progress has been uneven since the start of the transition in 1991. Productivity is low partly because of the slow pace of market-oriented reforms and the misallocation of the labor force. ... See More +

Publication 111553 JAN 03, 2017

Del Carpio,Ximena Vanessa; Kupets,Olga; Olefir,Anna; Muller,Noël Disclosed

Togo - Youth Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2929 JAN 01, 2017

Van Dyck,John Disclosed

Togo - Youth Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2928 JAN 01, 2017

Van Dyck,John Disclosed

Tajikistan Jobs Diagnostic: Strategic Framework for Jobs (Russian)

Tajikistan’s economy is not creating sufficient jobs for its rapidly growing workforce, in particular its burgeoning youth population. As a result, its most valuable asset – human capital – is largely underutilized. ... See More +

Working Paper 112666 JAN 01, 2017

Strokova,Victoria; Ajwad,Mohamed Ihsan English Disclosed

Study on demand for skilled labor in unregistered MSME’s of India (English)

This report seeks to highlight the economic importance of unregistered Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in India and ascertain their role in the job market. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 114202 JAN 01, 2017

Sinha,Shabnam; Pental,Kartik Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoire jobs diagnostic : employment, productivity, and inclusion for poverty reduction (English)

After a decade of crisis and stellar economic growth over the past five years, Côte d’Ivoire has now set its sight on becoming an emerging economy. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS13233 JAN 01, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc (Editor); Premand,Patrick (Editor) French Disclosed

Jordan - Support Building Active Labor Market Program : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 111237 DEC 19, 2016

Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Employment Support Project (English)

The development objective of the Employment Support Project for Bosnia and Herzegovina is to increase formal private sector employment among targeted groups of registered job seekers. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1339 DEC 12, 2016

Disclosed

Are there skills payoffs in low- and middle-income countries ? empirical evidence using STEP data (English)

Most research on the economic payoffs of skills has used individuals' level of schooling attained -- typically years or level of education or training received—as a key proxy for skills. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7879 NOV 03, 2016

Valerio,Alexandria; Sanchez Puerta,Maria Laura; Tognatta,Namrata Raman; Monroy Taborda,Sebastian Disclosed

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Rwanda - Priority Skills for Growth Program-for-Results Project (English)
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JUN 15, 2017 116204 Project Appraisal Document
India - Skill Mission Operation Project (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 108668 Project Appraisal Document
Improving city competitiveness for economic development and job creation (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115308 Policy Note
They got mad skills : the effects of training on youth employability and resilience to the Ebola shock (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8036 Policy Research Working Paper
The Inspection Panel - Election of Chairperson (English)
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APR 24, 2017 114682 Board Report
Bangladesh - Skills and Training Enhancement Project (STEP) : tenth implementation support mission - February 13 to 23, 2017 (English)
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FEB 23, 2017 113728 Aide Memoire
Armenia - Strengthening the Livelihoods and Voice of Poor and Vulnerable Persons Project (English)
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FEB 15, 2017 ICR4042 Implementation Completion and Results Report
The partnership for skills in applied sciences, engineering, and technology (PASET) (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 106317 Brief French
Cote d'Ivoire jobs diagnostic : employment, productivity, and inclusion for poverty reduction : Emploi, productivité et inclusion pour réduire la pauvreté : un diagnostic de la situation de l'emploi en Côte d'Ivoire (French)
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FEB 01, 2017 AUS13233 Working Paper English
Looking for skills in the former Yugoslav Republic Macedonia (English)
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JAN 23, 2017 112196 Working Paper
Skills for a modern Ukraine (English)
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JAN 03, 2017 111553 Publication
Togo - Youth Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2929 Environmental Assessment
Togo - Youth Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2928 Environmental Assessment
Tajikistan Jobs Diagnostic: Strategic Framework for Jobs (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2017 112666 Working Paper English
Study on demand for skilled labor in unregistered MSME’s of India (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114202 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Cote d'Ivoire jobs diagnostic : employment, productivity, and inclusion for poverty reduction (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 AUS13233 Working Paper French
Jordan - Support Building Active Labor Market Program : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 111237 Procurement Plan
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Employment Support Project (English)
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DEC 12, 2016 PAD1339 Project Appraisal Document
Mali - Skills Development and Youth Employment Project : implementation support mission - October 24 to November 5, 2016 : Mali - Projet de Développement des Compétences et Emploi des Jeunes (PROCEJ) : mission d’appui à la mise en oeuvre - 24 Octobre au 5 Novembre 2016 (French)
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NOV 05, 2016 110663 Aide Memoire
Are there skills payoffs in low- and middle-income countries ? empirical evidence using STEP data (English)
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NOV 03, 2016 WPS7879 Policy Research Working Paper