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Niger - Skills development for Growth Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnemental et social (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG4015 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Jobs diagnostic (English)

Sierra Leone is a relatively small economy with potential for jobs-rich growth. It is an extremely poor nation with substantial mineral, agricultural, and fishery resources. ... See More +

Working Paper 122016 DEC 11, 2017

Gonzalez,Alvaro S.; Michel Gutierrez,Veronica Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (English)

The Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level. ... See More +

Working Paper 122089 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Lending for jobs operations (English)

This paper develops a general framework to inform the design of a new generation of jobs lending operations. The paper discusses the rationale for developing jobs focused lending operations with specific targets in terms of job creation, job quality, and labor markets outcomes for vulnerable population groups. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 121983 DEC 01, 2017

Robalino,David A.; Tokle,Siv Elin Disclosed

Practical solutions for addressing labor-related barriers to Bhutan's private employment growth (English)

This note provides practical solutions for addressing the labor-related barriers that impede Bhutan's private sector employment growth: (i) lack of workers with relevant experience and skills, (ii) restrictions on employing non-Bhutanese workers, and (iii) lack of interest among Bhutanese workers in private sector employment opportunities (Enterprise Survey 2015). ... See More +

Working Paper 121485 NOV 01, 2017

Santini,Massimiliano; Denisova,Anastasiya; Rajbhandary,Jasmine Disclosed

Indonesia’s global workers : juggling opportunities and risks : Pekerja Global Indonesia : Antara Peluang dan Risiko (Bahasa (Indonesian))

International labor migration is an important sector of the Indonesian economy in its own right, requiring commensurate efforts to improve its professionalism as a sector and instill modernization across its various components to maximize its potential for the benefit of all stakeholders.This report aims to point towards the best policy mix for Indonesia’s various international migrant worker groups who face widely differing risks and gain diverse economic benefits from migration. ... See More +

Working Paper 121691 NOV 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Kosovo jobs diagnostic : Diagnoza e vendeve të punës Kosovë (Albanian,Basque)

Kosovo's economy experienced strong growth over the past decade. Has growth translated into robust job creation? Do those in the bottom forty percent of the population have access to employment opportunities that can translate into sustainable shared prosperity? ... See More +

Working Paper ACS21442 OCT 01, 2017

Cojocaru,Alexandru Disclosed

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

4th Paset forum : partnerships and innovation skills development in Africa (English)

The 4th PASET Forum on Partnership and Innovation for Skills Development in Africa, was jointly hosted by the government of Kenya and the World Bank in Nairobi, Kenya, in April 2017 to share experiences, knowledge and strategies on skills development in Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 115745 JUN 01, 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

Kosovo jobs diagnostic (English)

Kosovo's economy experienced strong growth over the past decade. Has growth translated into robust job creation? Do those in the bottom forty percent of the population have access to employment opportunities that can translate into sustainable shared prosperity? ... See More +

Working Paper ACS21442 JUN 01, 2017

Cojocaru,Alexandru 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

Agastya : improving critical thinking and leadership skills (English)

Many of India’s disadvantaged youth are apathetic about their education from the formal schooling system, resulting in high dropout rates. Lack of interest and perceived value of education often cause low retention and dismal learning outcomes, which can perpetuate poverty and contribute to the socio-economic divide. ... See More +

Working Paper 115128 APR 01, 2017

Tinsley,Elaine A.; Navarrete Moreno,Cristina Disclosed

Morocco - First and Second Skills and Employment Development Policy Loans Project (English)

Ratings for the First and Second Skills and Employment Development Policy Loans Project for Morocco were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate; the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3788 FEB 28, 2017

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 Ukrainian, Disclosed

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Niger - Skills development for Growth Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnemental et social (French)
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JAN 01, 2018 SFG4015 Environmental Assessment
Sierra Leone - Jobs diagnostic (English)
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DEC 11, 2017 122016 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122089 Working Paper
Lending for jobs operations (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121983 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Practical solutions for addressing labor-related barriers to Bhutan's private employment growth (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121485 Working Paper
Indonesia’s global workers : juggling opportunities and risks : Pekerja Global Indonesia : Antara Peluang dan Risiko (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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NOV 01, 2017 121691 Working Paper English
Kosovo jobs diagnostic : Diagnoza e vendeve të punës Kosovë (Albanian,Basque)
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OCT 01, 2017 ACS21442 Working Paper
Rwanda - Priority Skills for Growth Program-for-Results Project (English)
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JUN 15, 2017 116204 Project Appraisal Document
4th Paset forum : partnerships and innovation skills development in Africa (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 115745 Working Paper
India - Skill Mission Operation Project (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 108668 Project Appraisal Document
Kosovo jobs diagnostic (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 ACS21442 Working Paper
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
Agastya : improving critical thinking and leadership skills (English)
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APR 01, 2017 115128 Working Paper
Morocco - First and Second Skills and Employment Development Policy Loans Project (English)
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FEB 28, 2017 ICR3788 Implementation Completion and Results Report
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 Ukrainian,