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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

Statement by Mr. Guy Ryder at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement Mr. Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization(ILO), at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120489 OCT 14, 2017

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Bosnia and Herzegovina - Employment Support Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 120685 SEP 29, 2017

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Stepping up skills in urban Ghana : snapshot of the STEP skills measurement survey (English)

The Skills Toward Employment and Productivity (STEP) survey is an initiative of the World Bank in cooperation with other development partners and nongovernmental agencies. ... See More +

Working Paper 117761 JUL 20, 2017

Darvas,Peter; Favara,Marta; Arnold,Tamara 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

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

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

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

Where to create jobs : cities or towns? (English)

Should public investment be targeted to big cities or to small towns, if the objective is to minimize national poverty? To answer this policy question the authors extend the basic Todaro-type model of rural-urban migration to the case of migration from rural areas to two potential destinations, secondary town and big city. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 116317 APR 21, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc; De Weerdt,Joachim; Kanbur,Ravi 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

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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

Mozambique - Country partnership framework for the period FY17 - FY21 (English)

This Country Partnership Framework (CPF) sets out the World Bank Group’s (WBG) proposed strategy in Mozambique for the period FY17–FY21. The CPF supports the objectives of the government of Mozambique (GoM) for growth and poverty reduction, which are outlined in the Five-Year Plan of the government for 2015–2019. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 104733 MAR 30, 2017

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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

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

Environmental Assessment SFG2942 JAN 30, 2017

Van Dyck,John Disclosed

China - Bayannaoer Water Reclamation and Environment Protection Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 111248 DEC 21, 2016

Disclosed

Egypt’s youth outside work and education (English)

This knowledge notes based on Egypt’s Youth who are not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) are studied in this note, presenting the first in-depth analysis of Egypt's NEET youth, including demographic profiles and risk factors. ... See More +

Brief 111174 DEC 01, 2016

Dietrich,Paula Tabea Milena; Elshawarby,Amr Mohamed Alsayed Abdelraouf; Lechtenfeld,Tobias Disclosed

Solomon Islands - Rapid Employment Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Rapid Employment Project for Solomon Islands was to assist targeted vulnerable urban populations in the Recipient’s territory to: (i) increase their incomes through the provision of short term employment; and (ii) improve their knowledge, experience and basic employment skills that are valued in the workplace and society. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2009 NOV 07, 2016

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

Workfare for whom? : a critical assessment of workfare programs in the Philippines (English)

Workfare programs are social protection instruments used by governments to address the lack of jobs or inadequate incomes among the poor. In the Philippines, they are the largest public employment programs of the government. ... See More +

Brief 111940 SEP 01, 2016

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Olfindo,Rosechin Tomes 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

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Firing costs and flexibility : evidence from firms' employment responses to shocks in India (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 127014 Journal Article
Statement by Mr. Guy Ryder at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120489 Board Report
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Employment Support Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 29, 2017 120685 Procurement Plan
Stepping up skills in urban Ghana : snapshot of the STEP skills measurement survey (English)
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JUL 20, 2017 117761 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)
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
Burundi - Local Development for Employment Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de réinstallation (French)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3414 Resettlement Plan
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)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG2386 Environmental Assessment
Where to create jobs : cities or towns? (English)
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APR 21, 2017 116317 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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
Mozambique - Country partnership framework for the period FY17 - FY21 (English)
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MAR 30, 2017 104733 Country Assistance Strategy Document
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
Togo - Youth Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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JAN 30, 2017 SFG2942 Environmental Assessment
China - Bayannaoer Water Reclamation and Environment Protection Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 21, 2016 111248 Procurement Plan
Egypt’s youth outside work and education (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 111174 Brief
Solomon Islands - Rapid Employment Project : additional financing (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 PAD2009 Project 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
Workfare for whom? : a critical assessment of workfare programs in the Philippines (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 111940 Brief
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)
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JUL 01, 2016 SFG2386 Environmental Assessment