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Job fairs : matching firms and workers in a field experiment in Ethiopia (English)

Do matching frictions affect youth employment in developing countries? This paper studies a randomized controlled trial of job fairs in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8092 JUN 07, 2017

Abebe,Girum; Caria,Stefano; Fafchamps,Marcel; Falco,Paolo; Franklin,Simon; Quinn,Simon Redmond; Shilpi,Forhad J. Disclosed

Targeted SME financing and employment effects : what do we know and what can we do differently? (English)

SME’s form a dominant share of the private sector in developing countries, and account for more than 50 percent of jobs in their respective economies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 115696 JUN 05, 2017

Kumar,Ruchira Disclosed

Nigeria - First Edo State Growth and Employment Support Credit Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14927 JUN 29, 2016

Disclosed

Uzbekistan - Country partnership framework for the period FY16-20 (English)

This Country Partnership Framework (CPF) covers the five-year period FY16-20. Anchored in the government’s medium-term development plan as outlined in a January 2015 Cabinet of Ministers Program of Action, it also reflects the analysis and recommendations of the World Bank Group’s (WBG) 2015 Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) for Uzbekistan and the lessons learned from the Completion Report of the previous CPS. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 105771 MAY 19, 2016

Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Social Safety Nets and Employment Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Social Safety Nets and Employment Support Project (SSNESP) for Bosnia and Herzegovina were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, and the Bank and Borrower performance are moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3699 APR 19, 2016

Disclosed

Kenya - Youth Employment and Opportunities Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 106976 APR 06, 2016

Disclosed

Kenya - Youth Employment and Opportunities Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 106979 APR 06, 2016

Disclosed

The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : country update (English)

The contents of this newsletter focus on World Bank Group support, status of ongoing operations, and Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund. It has the following headings: news; World Bank group support; ongoing operations; improved access to health care; bridge connects rural community to the world; empowered women see a bright future in Balkh province; International Finance Corporation; Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund; and new school facilities enhance quality of education in Kandahar Province. ... See More +

Newsletter 104823 APR 01, 2016

Zia,Abdul Raouf Disclosed

Can wage subsidies boost employment in the wake of an economic crisis? (English)

The rise in unemployment during an economic crisis poses a significant concern to policy makers. Moreover, layoffs could slow down the economic recovery, since re-hiring and training workers may be costly for firms. ... See More +

Brief 104562 APR 01, 2016

Bruhn,Miriam Disclosed

Nigeria - Growth and Employment Project (GEM) : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (English)

The objective of the Growth and Employment Project for Nigeria is to increase growth and employment in the participating states. Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: improved Health and safety standards in the work place could be realized in targeted industries; the improvement of food production, wholesaling and retailing facilities could help to reduce health risks for consumers; greating environmental awareness and effective monitoring and evaluation of impacts could improve the environmental footprint in selected industries; the technology village will support the growth of emerging technology-based businesses within an entrepreneurial environment that encourages collaboration, and provide connections to local, regional and international resources; economic development is envisaged to occur with the operation of the ATV, particularly through increased investment interests and opportunities from foreign and indigenous investors; fostering of job creation and employment; for instance, more workers may be employed to run the day to day activities of the technology village. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2001 MAR 28, 2016

Nnomo Ayinda-Mah,Irene Marguerite Disclosed

Nigeria - Growth and Employment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement and social audit (English)

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has received support from the World Bank for the Growth and Employment (GEM) Project. The project will contribute to the government’s strategy in poverty reduction by improving the welfare and living conditions of many poor and vulnerable communities in the participating states and FCT Abuja. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1989 MAR 28, 2016

Nnomo Ayinda-Mah,Irene Marguerite Disclosed

Gabon - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period of FY12-16 (English)

The FY12-16 country partnership strategy (CPS) supports the government’s 2011-2016 strategic development plan, the plan stratégique Gabon emergent (PSGE). ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 95842 MAR 09, 2016

Disclosed

Rwanda - Economic update : Rwanda at work (Vol. 2) : Fact sheet (English)

Rwanda’s growth rates during the past few years exceeded the growth rates of developing countries, except for in 2013 when Rwanda’s growth decelerated to 4.7 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 103618 FEB 26, 2016

Ishihara,Yoichiro; Bundervoet,Tom; Sanghi,Apurva; Nishiuchi,Toru Disclosed

Gabon - Skills Development and Employability Project (English)

The objective of the Skills Development and Employability Project is to improve effectiveness of vocational training, short term skills development, and entrepreneurship programs in key growth sectors in the Gabonese Republic. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1156 JAN 20, 2016

Disclosed

Holiday Celebrations at the World Bank Group (English)

Following the tradition started in the early 1950’s, the World Bank Group staff contributed gifts for the patients of St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington, D.C. ... See More +

Working Paper 104689 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Youth Employment Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Youth Employment Support Project for Sierra Leone were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was significant, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3552 DEC 21, 2015

Disclosed

Bhutan - Generating Youth Employment and Community-Based Enterprise Development Project : environmental and social management framework : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The objective of this Generating Youth Employment and Community-Based Enterprise Development Project is to generate new and more productive sources of income for poor and vulnerable youth in selected dzongkhags in south-western Bhutan. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1504 NOV 18, 2015

Badda,John Prakash Disclosed

Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the global launch of, poverty in a rising Africa report (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on the purpose which forced to align the work to support the poor and the vulnerable, and to preserve our planet for future generations. ... See More +

Working Paper 102000 OCT 16, 2015

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Toward solutions for youth employment : a 2015 baseline report : Overview (English)

Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE) were launched in October 2014 as a multi-stakeholder coalition to positively disrupt the youth employment landscape. ... See More +

Working Paper 101548 OCT 01, 2015

Hobson,Matthew Liam; Goldin,Nicole Renee; Lopez,Ana Veronica; Gonzalez, Susana Puerto; Glick,Peter J.; Mejia Gonzalez,Nelly Josefina; Perez-Arce, Francisco Disclosed

Toward solutions for youth employment : a 2015 baseline report (Vol. 2) (English)

Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE) were launched in October 2014 as a multi-stakeholder coalition to positively disrupt the youth employment landscape. ... See More +

Working Paper 101548 OCT 01, 2015

Hobson,Matthew Liam; Goldin,Nicole Renee; Lopez,Ana Veronica; Gonzalez, Susana Puerto; Glick,Peter J.; Mejia Gonzalez,Nelly Josefina; Perez-Arce, Francisco Disclosed

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Job fairs : matching firms and workers in a field experiment in Ethiopia (English)
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JUN 07, 2017 WPS8092 Policy Research Working Paper
Targeted SME financing and employment effects : what do we know and what can we do differently? (English)
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JUN 05, 2017 115696 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Nigeria - First Edo State Growth and Employment Support Credit Project (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 ICRR14927 Implementation Completion Report Review
Uzbekistan - Country partnership framework for the period FY16-20 (English)
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MAY 19, 2016 105771 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Social Safety Nets and Employment Support Project (English)
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APR 19, 2016 ICR3699 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Kenya - Youth Employment and Opportunities Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 06, 2016 106976 Procurement Plan
Kenya - Youth Employment and Opportunities Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 06, 2016 106979 Procurement Plan
The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : country update (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104823 Newsletter
Can wage subsidies boost employment in the wake of an economic crisis? (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104562 Brief
Nigeria - Growth and Employment Project (GEM) : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (English)
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MAR 28, 2016 SFG2001 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Growth and Employment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement and social audit (English)
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MAR 28, 2016 SFG1989 Resettlement Plan
Gabon - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period of FY12-16 (English)
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MAR 09, 2016 95842 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Rwanda - Economic update : Rwanda at work (Vol. 2) : Fact sheet (English)
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FEB 26, 2016 103618 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Gabon - Skills Development and Employability Project (English)
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JAN 20, 2016 PAD1156 Project Appraisal Document
Holiday Celebrations at the World Bank Group (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104689 Working Paper
Sierra Leone - Youth Employment Support Project (English)
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DEC 21, 2015 ICR3552 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Bhutan - Generating Youth Employment and Community-Based Enterprise Development Project : environmental and social management framework : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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NOV 18, 2015 SFG1504 Environmental Assessment
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the global launch of, poverty in a rising Africa report (English)
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OCT 16, 2015 102000 Working Paper
Toward solutions for youth employment : a 2015 baseline report : Overview (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 101548 Working Paper
Toward solutions for youth employment : a 2015 baseline report (Vol. 2) (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 101548 Working Paper