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Skills for work in Bulgaria : the relationship between cognitive and socioemotional skills and labor market outcomes (Bulgarian)

Bulgaria is undergoing both a rapid demographic transition and a significant structural shift in its economy. Increasing longevity combined with low fertility and emigration have made Bulgaria’s age structure increasingly top-heavy and its dependency ratios higher. ... See More +

Working Paper 102627 JAN 01, 2016

Levin,Victoria; Guallar Artal,Silvia; Safir,Abla Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Labor-intensive Public Works to Mitigate Ebola Impacts Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The objective of the Labor-intensive Public Works to Mitigate Ebola Impacts Project is to help mitigate the socioeconomic impact of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone by providing temporary employment to youth in poor households. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1261 JUN 29, 2015

Billey,Lydie Anne Disclosed

Azerbaijan - Systematic country diagnostic (English)

Azerbaijan’s performance on the twin goals has been commendable. The middle class has doubled in size and extreme poverty has almost been eliminated in the space of a decade. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 97113 JUN 03, 2015

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What explains the stagnation of female labor force participation in urban India ? (English)

Female labor force participation rates in urban India between 1987 and 2011 are surprisingly low and have stagnated since the late 1980s. Despite rising growth, fertility decline, and rising wages and education levels, married women's labor force participation hovered around 18 percent. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7222 MAR 24, 2015

Klasen,Stephan; Pieters,Janneke Disclosed

The impact of vocational training for the unemployed : experimental evidence from Turkey (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed : Experimental Evidence from Turkey, conducted between between 2010 and 2011 in Turkey. ... See More +

Brief 90359 SEP 02, 2014

Hirshleifer, Sarojini; McKenzie, David; Almeida, Rita; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal Disclosed

Taking stock : an update on Vietnam's recent economic development : Diem lai : cap nhat tinh hinh phat trien kinh te Vietnam (Vietnamese)

Global growth is projected to pick up to 3.4 percent in 2015 and 3.5 percent in 2016, propelled by highincome countries. Developing country growth will benefit from these tailwinds, with growth projected to increase from 4.8 percent in 2014 to 5.5 percent in 2016—broadly in line with potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 89310 JUL 23, 2014

English Disclosed

Taking stock : an update on Vietnam's recent economic development (English)

Global growth is projected to pick up to 3.4 percent in 2015 and 3.5 percent in 2016, propelled by highincome countries. Developing country growth will benefit from these tailwinds, with growth projected to increase from 4.8 percent in 2014 to 5.5 percent in 2016—broadly in line with potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 89310 JUL 01, 2014

Vietnamese Disclosed

Addressing child labor in the workplace and supply chain (English)

The note seeks to provide companies who are interested in addressing the topic of child labor with a range of basic, good practice approaches that other businesses have successfully applied in addressing the issue of harmful child labor in their workplaces and those of their vendors and suppliers. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 26766 JUN 01, 2002

Spanish Disclosed