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Official Documents- Administration Arrangement with DFID for Contribution to TF073170 (English)

Trust Fund Administrative Agreement NOV 19, 2018

LEGRL Disclosed

Labor regulations throughout the world : an overview (English)

Between 2007 and 2017, 99 countries initiated reforms in labor regulations that affected World Bank Doing Business labor indicators. The most common topics for reforms are (i) procedural requirements in case of contract termination, and changes in notification arrangements; (ii) fixed-term contracts; (iii) severance payments; (iv) annual leave arrangements, and (v) working time arrangements. ... See More +

Working Paper 127606 JAN 01, 2018

Kuddo,Arvo Disclosed

Firing costs and flexibility : evidence from firms' employment responses to shocks in India (English)

A key prediction of dynamic labor demand models is that firing restrictions attenuate firms’ employment responses to economic fluctuations. The authors provide the first direct test of this prediction using data from India. ... See More +

Journal Article 127014 JAN 01, 2018

Adhvaryu,Achyuta R.; Chari, A. V.; Sharma,Siddharth Disclosed

Labor policy and digital technology use : indicative evidence from cross-country correlations (English)

This paper exploits variation in country-level indicators drawn from published data to analyze the relationship between labor regulation and the use of digital technology. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8221 OCT 18, 2017

Packard,Truman G.; Montenegro,Claudio E. Disclosed

The labor market effects of financial crises : the role of temporary contracts in central and western Europe (English)

This paper examines how the 2008-09 financial crisis affected labor markets in Central and Western Europe, and how this impact depended on employment protections laws. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8085 JUN 05, 2017

Sharma,Siddharth; Winkler,Hernan Jorge Disclosed

Nigeria - State Employment and Expenditure for Results Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for road maintenance across the three senatorial districts of Edo state (English)

The development objective of the State Employment and Expenditure for Results Project for Nigeria is to enhance employment opportunities and access to socio-economic services, while improving the public expenditure management systems in the four states. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2386 MAY 01, 2017

Ukpong-Bassey,Chinwe Agatha Disclosed

Burundi - Local Development for Employment Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de réinstallation (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG3414 MAY 01, 2017

Rivero Riveros,Monica Patricia Disclosed

Senegal - Analysis of constraints to productive employment of vulnerable households : Senegal - Analyse aux contraintes à l’emploi productif des ménages vulnérables (French)

Le rapport présente les résultats d'une enquête qualitative et quantitative menées dans 8 communautés du Sénégal pour comprendre les contraintes à l'emploi productif rencontrées par les ménages vulnérables. ... See More +

Working Paper 121428 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Burundi - Local Employment Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Cadre de politiques des peuples autochtones Batwa (French)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3424 APR 01, 2017

Rivero Riveros,Monica Patricia Disclosed

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

Environmental Assessment SFG2942 JAN 30, 2017

Van Dyck,John Disclosed

Enforcement capacity and the impact of labor regulation : evidence from the Russian Federation (English)

The impact of business regulations on firms could depend on how the regulations are enforced in practice. Exploiting variation in enforcement capacity across the Russian Federation's administrative regions, this paper examines whether the enforcement of restrictive regulations on hiring and firing workers affects how firms adjust employment during industry upswings and downswings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7888 NOV 14, 2016

Gonzalez,Alvaro S.; Sharma,Siddharth; Subhash,Hari Disclosed

China - Hubei Inland Waterway Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Executive summary for Yakou navigation complex (English)

The development objective of the Hubei Inland Waterway Improvement Project for China is to improve inland waterway transport capacity along the Han River in support of low carbon development. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2563 SEP 01, 2016

Sun,Limei Disclosed

Nigeria - State Employment and Expenditure for Results Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan for small public works activities in the eight local government areas of Bayelsa state (English)

The development objective of the State Employment and Expenditure for Results Project for Nigeria is to enhance employment opportunities and access to socio-economic services, while improving the public expenditure management systems in the four states. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2386 JUL 01, 2016

Akinsola,Olukemi Roseline; Ukpong-Bassey,Chinwe Agatha Disclosed

Labor market regulations and outcomes in Sweden : a comparative analysis of recent trends (English)

This paper analyzes recent trends in Sweden's labor market regulations in relation to comparator economies and examines the relationship between labor market regulations and outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7229 APR 02, 2015

Ulku,Hulya; Muzi,Silvia Disclosed

Labor market regulations : what do we know about their impacts in developing countries? (English)

Labor market regulation is a high-profile, and often contentious, area of public policy. Although these regulations have been studied most extensively in developed countries, there is a growing body of literature on their effects in developing countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 112607 FEB 01, 2015

Betcherman,Gordon Disclosed

Labor market regulations : what do we know about their impacts in developing countries ? (English)

Labor market regulation is a high-profile, and often contentious, area of public policy. Although these regulations have been studied most extensively in developed countries, there is a growing body of literature on their effects in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6819 MAR 01, 2014

Betcherman, Gordon Disclosed

Labor institutions and their impact on shadow economies in Europe (English)

This paper analyzes the role of labor market institutions in explaining the development of shadow economies in European countries. The analysis uses several alternative measures of the shadow sector, and examines the effects of labor institutions on the shadow sector in two specific regions: new and old European Union member countries, as their respective shadow sectors exhibited a different development in the past decade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5913 DEC 01, 2011

Fialova, Kamila; Schneider, Ondrej Disclosed

Reforming severance pay : an international perspective (English)

Throughout the developed and developing world there is growing demand for policies that would facilitate access to jobs by the most vulnerable, improve their earnings, and reduce their dependency on public support. ... See More +

Publication 65547 OCT 31, 2011

Holzmann, Robert; Vodopivec, Milan Disclosed

Employment protection legislation and labor market outcomes : theory, evidence and lessons for Croatia (English)

In response to prolonged recession, in April 2010 the Croatian Government adopted an Economic Recovery Program to safeguard macroeconomic stability and support faster recovery of the private sector. ... See More +

Policy Note 70226 JUL 01, 2011

Disclosed

Key characteristics of employment regulation in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

This note provides a general background of the main features of labor regulation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and benchmarks them against international best practices. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55674 JUL 01, 2010

Angel-Urdinola, Diego F.; Kuddo, Arvo; Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Official Documents- Administration Arrangement with DFID for Contribution to TF073170 (English)
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NOV 19, 2018 Trust Fund Administrative Agreement
Labor regulations throughout the world : an overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 127606 Working Paper
Firing costs and flexibility : evidence from firms' employment responses to shocks in India (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 127014 Journal Article
Labor policy and digital technology use : indicative evidence from cross-country correlations (English)
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OCT 18, 2017 WPS8221 Policy Research Working Paper
The labor market effects of financial crises : the role of temporary contracts in central and western Europe (English)
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JUN 05, 2017 WPS8085 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - State Employment and Expenditure for Results Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for road maintenance across the three senatorial districts of Edo state (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2017 SFG2386 Environmental Assessment
Burundi - Local Development for Employment Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de réinstallation (French)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3414 Resettlement Plan
Senegal - Analysis of constraints to productive employment of vulnerable households : Senegal - Analyse aux contraintes à l’emploi productif des ménages vulnérables (French)
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APR 01, 2017 121428 Working Paper
Burundi - Local Employment Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Cadre de politiques des peuples autochtones Batwa (French)
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APR 01, 2017 SFG3424 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Togo - Youth Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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JAN 30, 2017 SFG2942 Environmental Assessment
Enforcement capacity and the impact of labor regulation : evidence from the Russian Federation (English)
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NOV 14, 2016 WPS7888 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Hubei Inland Waterway Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Executive summary for Yakou navigation complex (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 SFG2563 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - State Employment and Expenditure for Results Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan for small public works activities in the eight local government areas of Bayelsa state (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2016 SFG2386 Environmental Assessment
Labor market regulations and outcomes in Sweden : a comparative analysis of recent trends (English)
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APR 02, 2015 WPS7229 Policy Research Working Paper
Labor market regulations : what do we know about their impacts in developing countries? (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 112607 Journal Article
Labor market regulations : what do we know about their impacts in developing countries ? (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6819 Policy Research Working Paper
Labor institutions and their impact on shadow economies in Europe (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 WPS5913 Policy Research Working Paper
Reforming severance pay : an international perspective (English)
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OCT 31, 2011 65547 Publication
Employment protection legislation and labor market outcomes : theory, evidence and lessons for Croatia (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2011 70226 Policy Note
Key characteristics of employment regulation in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2010 55674 Working Paper (Numbered Series)