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The social impacts of seasonal migration : lessons from Australia’s seasonal worker program for Pacific Islanders (English)

The Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) is a temporary migration scheme between Australia and selected Pacific Island Countries. It was introduced in 2012 and covers the agriculture, accommodation and tourism sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 127067 JUN 11, 2018

Sharma,Manohar; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome; Chattier,Priya; Utz,Anuja Disclosed

India - Jharkhand Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Gender action plan (annex volume-3) (English)

The objective of the Jharkhand Power System Improvement Project is to increase the delivery of electricity at the boundaries of the power distribution network in the State of Jharkhand and operational efficiency improvement of power distribution utility of the state. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3888 DEC 27, 2017

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Disclosable Version of the ISR - Rapid Employment Project - P114987 - Sequence No : 12 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR30380 NOV 27, 2017

Woo,Sonya Disclosed

Top policy lessons from Africa gender innovation lab research (English)

The study in Togo reveals that psychology-based entrepreneur training (personal initiative training) increases firm profits by 30 percent, compared to a statistically insignificant increase for traditional business training. ... See More +

Brief 120303 OCT 01, 2017

Coleman,Rachel Dawn; Goldstein,Markus P. French Disclosed

Unequal laws and the disempowerment of women in the labor market : evidence from firm-level data (English)

Institutions are defined as the set of rules that govern human interactions. When these rules are discriminatory, they may disempower segments of a population in the economic spheres of activity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8202 SEP 21, 2017

Islam,Asif Mohammed; Muzi,Silvia; Amin,Mohammad Disclosed

Precarious drop : reassessing patterns of female labor force participation in India (English)

This paper uses successive rounds of National Sample Survey Organization data from 1993-94 to 2011-12, and draws from census data. This paper (i) provides a description of nearly two decades of patterns and trends in female labor force participation in India; (ii) estimates the extent of the recent decline in female labor force participation; and (iii) examines and assesses the contribution of various demographic and socioeconomic factors in explaining the female labor force participation decision and the recent the drop. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8024 APR 04, 2017

Andres,Luis Alberto; Dasgupta,Basab; Joseph,George; Abraham,Vinoj; Correia,Maria C. Disclosed

Strengthening businesses in Europe and Central Asia through women leaders (English)

Only 20 percent of firms in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECA) have female top managers. International Finance Corporation’s (IFC’s) corporate governance program in ECA works with local institutions to promote the business case for good corporate governance practices. ... See More +

Working Paper 113245 JAN 01, 2017

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Getting to work : unlocking women’s potential in Sri Lanka’s labor force - overview (English)

Sri Lanka has the 14th-largest gender gap in labor force participation (LFP) globally. LFP rates among Sri Lankan women age 15 years and older were 36 percent for 2015 and 2016, versus 75 percent for same-age men for both years. ... See More +

Publication 121117 JAN 01, 2017

Solotaroff,Jennifer; Kuriakose,Anne T.; Joseph,George Disclosed

Performance of female employers in Turkey (English)

It is well documented that economic participation of women is very low in Turkey compared to that of men in the country. This gender disparity in economic participation is valid not only for participation in the labor market as a wage employee but also for entrepreneurship. ... See More +

Working Paper 102015 DEC 01, 2015

Cebeci,Tolga Disclosed

Sources of the persistent gender wage gap along the unconditional earnings distribution : findings from Kenya (English)

Past studies on gender wage inequality in Africa typically attribute the gender pay gap either to gender differences in characteristics or in the return to characteristics. ... See More +

Journal Article 79022 JAN 01, 2013

Agesa, Jacqueline; Agesa, Richard U.; Dabalen,Andrew L. Disclosed

Access to finance for women : leveraging donor funding to assist highly disadvantaged women across Africa (English)

This report focuses on African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) an Africa-wide fundraising and grant-making initiative for African women. ... See More +

Brief 62633 DEC 01, 2004

Foster, Joana Disclosed

Conformed Copy - TF050019 - Institutional Capacity to Support Indonesian Women Migrant Workers - IDF Grant (English)

Grant or Trust Fund Agreement AUG 30, 2001

Legal Dept of World Bank Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The social impacts of seasonal migration : lessons from Australia’s seasonal worker program for Pacific Islanders (English)
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JUN 11, 2018 127067 Working Paper
India - Jharkhand Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Gender action plan (annex volume-3) (English)
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DEC 27, 2017 SFG3888 Environmental Assessment
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Rapid Employment Project - P114987 - Sequence No : 12 (English)
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NOV 27, 2017 ISR30380 Implementation Status and Results Report
Top policy lessons from Africa gender innovation lab research (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120303 Brief French
Unequal laws and the disempowerment of women in the labor market : evidence from firm-level data (English)
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SEP 21, 2017 WPS8202 Policy Research Working Paper
Precarious drop : reassessing patterns of female labor force participation in India (English)
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APR 04, 2017 WPS8024 Policy Research Working Paper
Strengthening businesses in Europe and Central Asia through women leaders (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113245 Working Paper
Getting to work : unlocking women’s potential in Sri Lanka’s labor force - overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121117 Publication
Performance of female employers in Turkey (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 102015 Working Paper
Sources of the persistent gender wage gap along the unconditional earnings distribution : findings from Kenya (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 79022 Journal Article
Access to finance for women : leveraging donor funding to assist highly disadvantaged women across Africa (English)
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DEC 01, 2004 62633 Brief
Conformed Copy - TF050019 - Institutional Capacity to Support Indonesian Women Migrant Workers - IDF Grant (English)
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AUG 30, 2001 Grant or Trust Fund Agreement