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Compensation, diversity and inclusion at the World Bank Group (English)

This paper examines salary gaps by gender and nationality at the World Bank Group between 1987 and 2015 using a unique panel of all employees over this period. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8058 MAY 12, 2017

Das,Jishnu; Joubert,Clement Jean Edouard; Tordoir,Sander Florian 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

5th Ethiopia economic update : why so idle? - wages and employment in a crowded labor market : draft for public launch (English)

Strong economic growth continued in 2014-15, but the drought slowed down Ethiopia’s growth to 8 percent in 2015-16. Exports have had their worst performance in the last decade and the current account balance remained large. ... See More +

Working Paper 110730 DEC 02, 2016

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

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

Procurement Plan 106975 APR 06, 2016

Disclosed

Kenya - Youth Employment and Opportunities Project : indigenous people plan : Social assessment report for marginalized groups (English)

The development Objective of Youth Employment Opportunities Project for Kenya is to increase employment and earnings opportunities for targeted youths. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2337 DEC 01, 2015

Bett,Joyce Cheruto 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

Migration in Vietnam : new evidence from recent surveys (English)

The authors investigate determinants of individual migration decisions in Vietnam, a country with increasingly high levels of geographical labor mobility. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 102310 NOV 01, 2015

Coxhead,Ian Andrew; Cuong,Nguyen Viet; Vu,Linh Hoang Disclosed

Kosovo - Second Phase of Sustainable Employment Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14831 SEP 30, 2015

Disclosed

Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) project implementation and results (English)

The status of pilot implementation provides various projects with details, implemetation updates, and emerging findings. Those projects include: pilot financing: US$ 2.05 million; target population and location: 1,300 young women aged 18 to 30 who are high school graduates from Balkh’s urban areas and select districts; Lead ministry: Ministry of Education (MoE); implementing agency: MoE, Deputy Ministry of Administration and Finance, through the Educational Quality Improvement Project (EQUIP) arm. ... See More +

Working Paper 100438 SEP 01, 2015

Disclosed

Sustaining employment and wage gains in Brazil : a skills and jobs agenda (English)

Improved labor market outcomes have been the main driver of reductions in poverty and inequality. Continued progress in employment and labor earnings will depend on achieving a first critical goal: raising labor productivity. ... See More +

Publication 99182 AUG 26, 2015

Silva,Joana C. G.; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Strokova,Victoria Disclosed

The role of training programs for youth employment in Nepal : impact evaluation report on the employment fund (English)

The youth unemployment rate is exceptionally high in the developing world. Because quality of education is arguably one of the most important determinants of youth’s labor force participation, governments worldwide have responded by creating job training and placement services programs. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS14600 JUL 06, 2015

Lundberg,Mattias K. A. Disclosed

Third Arab development symposium : a new social contract - enhancing employability in the Arab World (English)

The third Arab development symposium (ADS) - covers issues related to the double transition from education to work in the Arab World. It was held in Kuwait in November 2014. ... See More +

Brief 98245 JUL 01, 2015

Rouis,Mustapha; Limam, Imed; Faour, Muhammad Disclosed

Enterprise surveys : Namibia country highlights 2014 (English)

The World Bank interviewed a representative sample of the private sector in 3 of the most active economic regions in Namibia. The sample consisted of 580 business establishments surveyed from April 2014 through February 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 99371 JUN 26, 2015

Disclosed

The little data book 2015 (English)

The Little Data Book on Financial Inclusion 2015 is a pocket edition of World Development Indicators 2015. It is intended as a quick reference for users of the World Development Indicators database, book, and mobile app. ... See More +

Publication 95786 APR 11, 2015

Disclosed

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

The First Edo State Growth and Employment Support Credit for Nigeria received a moderately satisfactory outcome rating with moderate risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3285 MAR 31, 2015

Disclosed

Morocco - Accessing Overseas Employment Opportunities for Moroccan Youth Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 95068 MAR 01, 2015

Disclosed

The role of skills training for youth employment in Nepal : an impact evaluation of the employment fund (English)

Founded in 2008, the Employment Fund Project (EF) is currently one of the largest youth training initiatives in the country, reaching more than 15,000 youth annually. ... See More +

Brief 94157 FEB 01, 2015

Disclosed

Balancing regulations to promote jobs : from employment contracts to unemployment benefits (English)

The report suggests that there are general principles that can guide the design of labor regulations. For instance, in terms of employment contracts, it is important to ensure convergence in the types of benefits and protections that workers receive, regardless of the length of time they spend with a given employer. ... See More +

Working Paper 101596 JAN 01, 2015

Kuddo,Arvo; Robalino,David A.; Weber,Michael Disclosed

Advancing development with mobile phone locational data : improving the effectiveness of assistance (English)

Mobile phones, and especially smartphones, are opening new ways to assess and improve assistance and the delivery of basic services in the developing world. ... See More +

Brief 96230 JAN 01, 2015

Haddad,Ryan; Kelly,Timothy John Charles; Leinonen, Teemu; Saarinen, Vesa Disclosed

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Compensation, diversity and inclusion at the World Bank Group (English)
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MAY 12, 2017 WPS8058 Policy Research Working Paper
Where to create jobs : cities or towns? (English)
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APR 21, 2017 116317 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
5th Ethiopia economic update : why so idle? - wages and employment in a crowded labor market : draft for public launch (English)
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DEC 02, 2016 110730 Working Paper
Solomon Islands - Rapid Employment Project : additional financing (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 PAD2009 Project Paper
Kenya - Youth Employment and Opportunities Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 06, 2016 106975 Procurement Plan
Kenya - Youth Employment and Opportunities Project : indigenous people plan : Social assessment report for marginalized groups (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 SFG2337 Indigenous Peoples Plan
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
Migration in Vietnam : new evidence from recent surveys (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 102310 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Kosovo - Second Phase of Sustainable Employment Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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SEP 30, 2015 ICRR14831 Implementation Completion Report Review
Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) project implementation and results (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 100438 Working Paper
Sustaining employment and wage gains in Brazil : a skills and jobs agenda (English)
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AUG 26, 2015 99182 Publication
The role of training programs for youth employment in Nepal : impact evaluation report on the employment fund (English)
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JUL 06, 2015 ACS14600 Working Paper
Third Arab development symposium : a new social contract - enhancing employability in the Arab World (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98245 Brief
Enterprise surveys : Namibia country highlights 2014 (English)
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JUN 26, 2015 99371 Working Paper
The little data book 2015 (English)
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APR 11, 2015 95786 Publication
Nigeria - First Edo State Growth and Employment Support Credit Project (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 ICR3285 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Morocco - Accessing Overseas Employment Opportunities for Moroccan Youth Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95068 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
The role of skills training for youth employment in Nepal : an impact evaluation of the employment fund (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2015 94157 Brief
Balancing regulations to promote jobs : from employment contracts to unemployment benefits (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2015 101596 Working Paper
Advancing development with mobile phone locational data : improving the effectiveness of assistance (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2015 96230 Brief