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Statement by The Honourable Bill Morneau at the 97th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 21, 2018 (English)

This is a statement by the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, Canada at the ninety seventh meeting of the Development Committee held on April 21, 2018. ... See More +

Board Report 125721 APR 21, 2018

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Statement by Jose Antonio Gonzalez Anaya at the 97th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 21, 2018 (English)

This is a statement by Jose Antonio Gonzalez Anaya, Secretary of Finance and Public Credit at the ninety seventh meetings of the Development Committee held on April 21, 2018. ... See More +

Board Report 125774 APR 21, 2018

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Women, business, and the law 2018 (English)

Women, business and the law 2018 is the fifth edition in a series of biennial reports measuring the legal obstacles to women who engage in economic activity around the world. ... See More +

Publication 125804 APR 11, 2018

Iqbal,Sarah Disclosed

Overcoming behavioral biases in job search : the value of action planning (English)

Job search is a largely self-regulated process, subject to behavioralbiases that lead to sub-optimal search and employment outcomes.Within this context, we designed, implemented and tested anaction-planning tool to promote greater job search intensity.We find that action planning helps unemployed youths to follow through on their job search intentions, and adopt a more efficient and effective search strategy. ... See More +

Brief 125797 APR 01, 2018

Carranza,Eliana; Pimkina,Svetlana Disclosed

Panama - Support for the National Indigenous Peoples Development Plan : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 124410 MAR 15, 2018

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What works for women : assessment of interventions for economic empowerment of women - Bosnia and Herzegovina (English)

Women's issues have started to receive due political and technical attention in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the aftermath of armed conflict. This is demonstrated by a number of fundamental gender equality policies adopted, and attempts to introduce gender mainstreaming in policy making and budgeting. ... See More +

Working Paper 124351 MAR 01, 2018

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Perceptions of precariousness : a qualitative study of constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market : executive summary (English)

As compared to the majority of countries in the East Asia and Pacific Region, gender disparities in Mongolia are relatively muted. At the same time, a number of important gender disparities do exist. ... See More +

Working Paper 124451 MAR 01, 2018

Schmillen,Achim Daniel; Sandig, Nina-Weimann Disclosed

Perceptions of precariousness : a qualitative study of constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market (Mongolian)

As compared to the majority of countries in the East Asia and Pacific Region, gender disparities in Mongolia are relatively muted. At the same time, a number of important gender disparities do exist. ... See More +

Working Paper 124451 MAR 01, 2018

Schmillen,Achim Daniel; Sandig, Nina-Weimann Disclosed

Perceptions of precariousness : a qualitative study of constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market (Vol. 2) (English)

As compared to the majority of countries in the East Asia and Pacific Region, gender disparities in Mongolia are relatively muted. At the same time, a number of important gender disparities do exist. ... See More +

Working Paper 124451 MAR 01, 2018

Schmillen,Achim Daniel; Sandig, Nina-Weimann Disclosed

Second Country Gender Action Plan (C-GAP II) for Palestinian Territories (FY2018-2021) (English)

This Country Gender Action Plan (C-GAP II) for Palestinian territories (FY 18-19) is the second in the West Bank and Gaza (WB&G) Country Management Unit's (CMU) series of country-level gender strategies to provide in depth analysis, a framework for action, and key performance measures by which it can monitor outcomes of the plan and assess success in moving toward gender equality. ... See More +

Working Paper 123946 FEB 01, 2018

Hillis,Samira Ahmed; Constant,Samantha M. Disclosed

How to address constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market (English)

As emphasized in Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the Pacific: A Companion Report to the World Development Report (World Bank 2012), gender inequality in access to economic opportunities, earnings, and productivity persists across East Asia and the Pacific. ... See More +

Brief 123960 FEB 01, 2018

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Integrating biographical research into focus group discussions : lessons learned from a qualitative study of constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia’s labor market (English)

Gender inequalities in access to economic opportunity, earnings, and productivity persist across the East Asia and Pacific region, as emphasized in Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the Pacific: A Companion Report to the World Development Report (World Bank 2012). ... See More +

Brief 123959 FEB 01, 2018

Schmillen,Achim Daniel; Weimann Sandig,Nina Disclosed

What works for women : assessment of interventions for women’s economic empowerment - Serbia (English)

The inclusion of a gender lens to its engagements and the development of rigorous analytical work on gender disparities are key priorities on the World Bank’s agenda. ... See More +

Working Paper 124380 JAN 01, 2018

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Africa - African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services Second Multi-Donor Trust Fund Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services Second Multi-Donor Trust Fund Project is to reform and strengthen Agricultural Advisory Services (AAS) in accordance with FAAP principles towards increasing agricultural productivity and food security. ... See More +

Project Paper RES24868 DEC 18, 2017

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

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. English Disclosed

Progress towards gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa region (English)

Progress towards gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa (MNA) region is a descriptive note on progress and gaps towards gender equality and women’s empowerment in the region, produced to provide the situational context to the World Bank Group’s regional gender action plan (RGAP) FY18-23. ... See More +

Working Paper 121679 SEP 01, 2017

Atamanov,Aziz; Lundvall,Jonna Maria; De Paz Nieves,Carmen; Constant,Samantha M. Disclosed

South Caucasus Gender Assessment Technical Assistance report : tourism and hospitality – value chain analysis : Georgia (English)

The gender-specific assessments in Georgia comprised two stages. The initial stage involved a Value Chain (VC) Selection assessment, which compared three priority sectors and aimed to select the most relevant and promising VC with the potential to contribute to increasing women's empowerment and gender equality. ... See More +

Working Paper 123475 SEP 01, 2017

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Can job training decrease women’s self-defeating biases ? experimental evidence from Nigeria (English)

Occupational segregation is a central contributor to the gap between male and female earnings worldwide. As new sectors of employment emerge, a key question is whether this pattern is replicated. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8141 JUL 10, 2017

Croke,Kevin; Goldstein,Markus P.; Holla,Alaka Disclosed

Ethiopia - Livestock and Fisheries Sector Development Project (LFSDP) : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Livestock and Fisheries Sector Development Project (LFSDP) for Ethiopia is to increase productivity and commercialization of producers and processors in selected value chains, strengthen service delivery systems in the livestock and fisheries sectors, and respond promptly and effectively to an eligible crisis or emergency. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3544 JUL 01, 2017

Edey,Yemsrach Kinfe Disclosed

Are caste categories misleading ? the relationship between gender and Jati in three Indian states (English)

This paper examines the relationship between caste and gender inequality in three states in India. When households are grouped using conventional, government-defined categories of caste the paper finds patterns that are consistent with existing literature: lower-caste women are more likely to participate in the labor market, have greater decision-making autonomy within their households, and experience greater freedom of movement. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8109 JUN 22, 2017

Joshi,Shareen; Kochhar,Nishtha; Rao,Vijayendra Disclosed

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Statement by The Honourable Bill Morneau at the 97th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 21, 2018 (English)
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APR 21, 2018 125721 Board Report
Statement by Jose Antonio Gonzalez Anaya at the 97th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 21, 2018 (English)
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APR 21, 2018 125774 Board Report
Women, business, and the law 2018 (English)
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APR 11, 2018 125804 Publication
Overcoming behavioral biases in job search : the value of action planning (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125797 Brief
Panama - Support for the National Indigenous Peoples Development Plan : chair summary (English)
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MAR 15, 2018 124410 Board Summary
What works for women : assessment of interventions for economic empowerment of women - Bosnia and Herzegovina (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124351 Working Paper
Perceptions of precariousness : a qualitative study of constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market : executive summary (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124451 Working Paper
Perceptions of precariousness : a qualitative study of constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market (Mongolian)
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MAR 01, 2018 124451 Working Paper
Perceptions of precariousness : a qualitative study of constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market (Vol. 2) (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124451 Working Paper
Second Country Gender Action Plan (C-GAP II) for Palestinian Territories (FY2018-2021) (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123946 Working Paper
How to address constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123960 Brief
Integrating biographical research into focus group discussions : lessons learned from a qualitative study of constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia’s labor market (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123959 Brief
What works for women : assessment of interventions for women’s economic empowerment - Serbia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 124380 Working Paper
Africa - African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services Second Multi-Donor Trust Fund Project : restructuring (English)
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DEC 18, 2017 RES24868 Project Paper
Top policy lessons from Africa gender innovation lab research (French)
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OCT 01, 2017 120303 Brief English
Progress towards gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa region (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 121679 Working Paper
South Caucasus Gender Assessment Technical Assistance report : tourism and hospitality – value chain analysis : Georgia (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 123475 Working Paper
Can job training decrease women’s self-defeating biases ? experimental evidence from Nigeria (English)
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JUL 10, 2017 WPS8141 Policy Research Working Paper
Ethiopia - Livestock and Fisheries Sector Development Project (LFSDP) : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 SFG3544 Resettlement Plan
Are caste categories misleading ? the relationship between gender and Jati in three Indian states (English)
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JUN 22, 2017 WPS8109 Policy Research Working Paper