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Cambodia - KH-HE Quality and Capacity Improve Proj (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0021217 AUG 22, 2018

IEG Review Team Disclosed

Managed labor migration in Afghanistan : a brief review of the academic migration literature (English)

This paper presents key findings on the international experience with migration, focusing on the implications for a developing nation that is a country of origin. ... See More +

Working Paper 122986 JAN 01, 2018

Nyarko,Yaw; Abi Nahed Chartouni,Carole Disclosed

Migration and cross-border financial flows (English)

Migration facilitates the flow of information between countries, thereby reducing informational frictions that potentially hamper cross-country financial flows. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8034 APR 25, 2017

Kugler,Maurice David; Levintal,Oren; Rapoport,Hillel Disclosed

Labour mobility: the ten billion dollar prize (English)

This is a background paper to the Pacific Possible report. The paper proposes a series reforms to enhance labor mobility opportunities for Pacific Island countries. ... See More +

Publication 119105 FEB 01, 2017

Curtain,Richard Leigh; Dornan,Matthew Selwyn; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome; Howes,Stephen Disclosed

Shaping the future : a long-term perspective of people and job mobility for the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 3) : Background papers (English)

The objective of this study is to provide a long-term perspective for the ongoing policy dialogue on the management of labor migration in Europe and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries. ... See More +

Policy Note 50267 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Intentions to return : evidence from Romanian migrants (English)

Romania faces an acute population crisis with an aging workforce and an increased number of emigrants particularly from the young, highly educated/skilled population. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7166 JAN 01, 2015

Hinks, Tim; Davies, Simon Disclosed

A global assessment of human capital mobility: the role of non-OECD destinations (English)

Discussions of high-skilled mobility typically evoke migration patterns from poorer to wealthier countries, which ignore movements to and between developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6863 MAY 01, 2014

Artuc, Erhan; Docquier, Frederic; Ozden, Caglar; Parsons, Christopher Disclosed

Human capital flight : stratification, globalization and the challenges to tertiary education in Africa (English)

A recent remark by the Geneva-based International Organization for Migration (IOM), captioned African brain drain robs continent of future perhaps best captures the sentiment on the human capital outflow from the region. ... See More +

Working Paper 90289 JAN 01, 2014

Ndulu, B.J. Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Public Service Reform and Rejuvenation Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 83342 DEC 12, 2013

Disclosed

Modeling the effects of physician emigration on human development (English)

This paper quantifies the effects of physician emigration on human development indicators in developing countries. First, the geographical distribution and evolution of physician brain drain is documented for the period 1991-2004. ... See More +

Working Paper 78738 JUN 22, 2013

Bhargava, Alok; Docquier, Frederic; Moullan, Yasser Disclosed

Wage effects of high-skilled migration : international evidence (English)

The international migration of high-skilled workers may trigger productivity effects at the macro level such that the wage rate of skilled workers increases in host countries and decrease in source countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6317 JAN 01, 2013

Grossmann, Volker; Stadelmann, David Disclosed

North-South trade-related technology diffusion and productivity growth : are small states different? (English)

The economies of small developing states tend to be more fragile than those in large ones. This paper examines this issue in a dynamic context by focusing on the impact of education and North-South trade-related technology diffusion (NRD) on total factor productivity (TFP) growth in small and large states in the South. ... See More +

Journal Article 79468 JAN 01, 2013

Schiff, Maurice; Wang, Yanling Disclosed

How can talent abroad help reform institutions at home : A study of Russian technological diaspora (English)

Russia’s science and technology diaspora is too visible and successful to evade attention from home. However, the public debate in Russia so far has been focused almost exclusively on return migration and on science diaspora, rather than on successful techno-entrepreneurs. ... See More +

Working Paper 70377 APR 24, 2012

L. Freinkman Disclosed

Knowledge Change Program (KCP) perspectives : putting knowledge to work (vol. 1, no. 3) (English)

This brief includes the following headings: access to finance: pioneering research on the importance of financial inclusion for poverty reduction; and international migration, remittances and development, a rapid response by the KCP. ... See More +

Newsletter 68240 APR 01, 2012

Disclosed

Research digest newsletter Vol. 5 (No. 4) (English)

In this issue: generating jobs in developing countries: small versus young firms; measuring trade in a world of fragmented production; radio access and service delivery in Benin; trends in adult mortality around the developing world; eight questions about brain drain; who uses bottled gas in developing countries? ... See More +

Newsletter 64525 AUG 01, 2011

Disclosed

Eight questions about brain drain (English)

High-skilled emigration is an emotive issue that in popular discourse is often referred to as brain drain, conjuring images of extremely negative impacts on developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5668 MAY 01, 2011

Gibson, John; McKenzie, David Disclosed

Malaysia economic monitor: brain drain (English)

This fourth issue of the Malaysia economic monitor is themed Brain Drain. The report reviews recent economic developments, updates the World Bank's view on the economic outlook, and analyzes-in the report's thematic section-how Malaysia can manage brain drain. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 61483 APR 01, 2011

Disclosed

Five questions on international migration and development (English)

The movement of people in search of better economic conditions and a more secure environment is as old as human history. Such movements not only profoundly affect the lives of the migrants, but also lead to significant economic and social transformations in migrants’ countries of origin and destination. ... See More +

Journal Article 75726 FEB 01, 2011

Ozden, Caglar; Rapoport, Hillel; Schiff, Maurice Disclosed

Emigration and democracy (English)

Migration is an important yet neglected determinant of institutions. This paper documents the channels through which emigration affects home country institutions and considers dynamic-panel regressions for a large sample of developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5557 FEB 01, 2011

Docquier, Frederic; Lodigiani, Elisabetta; Rapoport, Hillel; Schiff, Maurice Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 25 (1) (English)

This paper is organized in following headings: five questions on international migration and development; where on earth is everybody? the evolution of global bilateral migration 1960-2000; immigration policies and the Ecuadorian exodus; do migrants improve governance at home? ... See More +

Publication 80516 FEB 01, 2011

Ozden, Caglar; Rapoport, Hillel; Schiff, Maurice; Parsons, Christopher R.; Walmsley, Terrie L.; Bertoli, Simone; Moraga, Jesus Fernandez-Huertas; Ortega, Francesc; Batista, Catia; Vicente, Pedro C.; Beck, Thorsten; Peria; Maria Soledad Martinez; Bollard, Albert; McKenzie, David; Morten, Melanie Disclosed

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Cambodia - KH-HE Quality and Capacity Improve Proj (English)
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AUG 22, 2018 ICRR0021217 Implementation Completion Report Review
Managed labor migration in Afghanistan : a brief review of the academic migration literature (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122986 Working Paper
Migration and cross-border financial flows (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8034 Policy Research Working Paper
Labour mobility: the ten billion dollar prize (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 119105 Publication
Shaping the future : a long-term perspective of people and job mobility for the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 3) : Background papers (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 50267 Policy Note
Intentions to return : evidence from Romanian migrants (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7166 Policy Research Working Paper
A global assessment of human capital mobility: the role of non-OECD destinations (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6863 Policy Research Working Paper
Human capital flight : stratification, globalization and the challenges to tertiary education in Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 90289 Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Public Service Reform and Rejuvenation Project : chair summary (English)
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DEC 12, 2013 83342 Board Summary
Modeling the effects of physician emigration on human development (English)
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JUN 22, 2013 78738 Working Paper
Wage effects of high-skilled migration : international evidence (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 WPS6317 Policy Research Working Paper
North-South trade-related technology diffusion and productivity growth : are small states different? (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 79468 Journal Article
How can talent abroad help reform institutions at home : A study of Russian technological diaspora (English)
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APR 24, 2012 70377 Working Paper
Knowledge Change Program (KCP) perspectives : putting knowledge to work (vol. 1, no. 3) (English)
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APR 01, 2012 68240 Newsletter
Research digest newsletter Vol. 5 (No. 4) (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 64525 Newsletter
Eight questions about brain drain (English)
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MAY 01, 2011 WPS5668 Policy Research Working Paper
Malaysia economic monitor: brain drain (English)
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APR 01, 2011 61483 Economic Updates and Modeling
Five questions on international migration and development (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 75726 Journal Article
Emigration and democracy (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 WPS5557 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 25 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 80516 Publication