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Dynamics of off-farm employment in Sub-Saharan Africa : a gender perspective (English)

Off-farm income constitutes a significant share of the household livelihood portfolios across Sub-Saharan Africa. Yet, the determinants and dynamics of individuals' participation in off-farm employment activities have not received adequate attention due to the weaknesses in individual-level data collection and the lack of longitudinal studies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8540 AUG 06, 2018

Van den Broeck,Goedele; Kilic,Talip Disclosed

Investing in childcare for women's economic empowerment (English)

Two thirds of sub-Saharan Africa’s citizens depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. Women make up a large part of the agricultural workforce: in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), over 80 percent of women work in farming compared to 60 percent of men. ... See More +

Brief 129432 AUG 01, 2018

Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Vaillant,Julia; Cucagna,Maria Emilia Disclosed

Caring about carework : lifting constraints to the productivity of women farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)

Women farmers in the Western Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) bear the disproportionate burden of unpaid care work. Women spend less time than men on their plots and more time on domestic work. ... See More +

Working Paper 129119 JUL 09, 2018

Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Vaillant,Julia; Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Cucagna,Maria Emilia Disclosed

Gendered language (English)

Languages use different systems for classifying nouns. Gender languages assign many -- sometimes all -- nouns to distinct sex-based categories, masculine and feminine. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8464 JUN 04, 2018

Jakiela,Pamela; Ozier,Owen Disclosed

The Global Findex Database 2017 : Measuring Financial Inclusion and the Fintech Revolution (English)

The Global Findex Database 2017 presents key findings from the Global Findex database, with detailed insight into how adults in more than 140 economies access accounts, make payments, save, borrow, and manage risk. ... See More +

Publication 126033 APR 19, 2018

Demirguc-Kunt,Asli; Klapper,Leora; Singer,Dorothe; Ansar,Saniya; Hess,Jake Richard 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

The impact of strengthening agricultural extension services : evidence from Ethiopia (English)

Extension services have been implemented on a large scale in developing countries for decades. However, there is little evidence on their impact on the productivity and welfare of farmers. ... See More +

Brief 125802 APR 01, 2018

Buehren,Niklas; Goldstein,Markus P.; Molina,Ezequiel; Vaillant,Julia Disclosed

Female smallholders in the financial inclusion agenda (English)

Financial inclusion of smallholder families is considered one of several key conditions needed tospark sustainable agricultural development and food security. ... See More +

Brief 129144 APR 01, 2018

Hernandez Hernandez,Emilio; Bin Humam,Yasmin Klaudia; Ciacci, Riccardo; Benni, Niclas; Kaaria, Susan Disclosed

Reflections of employers' gender preferences in job ads in India : an analysis of online job portal data (English)

Using online job portal data and probabilistic regression estimations, the paper investigates the explicit gender bias and salary gap in the Indian job market, reflected in more than 800,000 job recruitment advertisements. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8379 MAR 26, 2018

Chowdhury,Afra Rahman; Areias,Ana Carolina; Imaizumi,Saori; Nomura,Shinsaku; Yamauchi,Futoshi Disclosed

Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (English)

Despite making significant progress in educational attainment and labor force participation, women in Vietnam continue to earn less than men, which is partly explained by their sorting into lower paid occupations. ... See More +

Brief 124438 MAR 01, 2018

Chowdhury,Iffat Ara; Johnson,Hillary C.; Mannava,Aneesh; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (Vietnamese)

Despite making significant progress in educational attainment and labor force participation, women in Vietnam continue to earn less than men, which is partly explained by their sorting into lower paid occupations. ... See More +

Brief 124438 MAR 01, 2018

Chowdhury,Iffat Ara; Johnson,Hillary C.; Mannava,Aneesh; Perova,Elizaveta English 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

Disclosed

Gender streaming in Vietnam (English)

We examine the gender wage gap in Vietnam and show that a non-trivial part of the gap is associated with occupational sorting. We consider three explanations for why occupational sorting emerges. ... See More +

Working Paper 123477 JAN 01, 2018

Chowdhury,Iffat Ara; Johnson,Hillary C.; Mannava,Aneesh; Perova,Elizaveta 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

Time and money : a study of labor constraints for female cotton producers in Cote d'Ivoire : Time and money : a study of labor constraints for female cotton producers in Cote D'Ivoire (English)

A gap between male and female farmers in agricultural production, both in terms of output and productivity, has been largely documented across Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Brief 115015 MAY 01, 2017

Carranza,Eliana; Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Jones, Rachel; Rouanet, Léa Disclosed

Time and money : a study of labor constraints for female cotton producers in Cote d'Ivoire : Time and money : a study of labor constraints for female cotton producers in Cote D'Ivoire (French)

A gap between male and female farmers in agricultural production, both in terms of output and productivity, has been largely documented across Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Brief 115015 MAY 01, 2017

Carranza,Eliana; Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Jones, Rachel; Rouanet, Léa Disclosed

The different dimensions of inequality in Africa (English)

Of the 10 most unequal countries in the world today, 7 are in Africa. Excluding these countries (five of which have populations of less than 5 million and most of which are in Southern Africa) and controlling for country-level income, Africa has consumption inequality levels comparable to developing countries in other parts of the world. ... See More +

Brief 105632 MAY 01, 2016

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Christiaense, Luc; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Gaddis,Isis Disclosed

Gender inequality, structural transformation and growth : the case of Morocco (English)

This paper investigates the extent to which the persistence of gender inequality might have constrained growth and productivity in Morocco. It does so through an overview of the recent (2000-2011) growth performance and the analysis of the structure of female employment over the last decade. ... See More +

Brief 102244 DEC 01, 2015

Marotta,Daniela; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Verme,Paolo Disclosed

Costing the gender gap (English)

In sub-Saharan Africa women comprise a large proportion of the agricultural labor force, yet they are consistently found to be less productive than male farmers. ... See More +

Brief 101723 DEC 01, 2015

Goldstein,Markus P.; Westman, Moa; Torkelsson,Asa Britta Disclosed

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Dynamics of off-farm employment in Sub-Saharan Africa : a gender perspective (English)
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AUG 06, 2018 WPS8540 Policy Research Working Paper
Investing in childcare for women's economic empowerment (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129432 Brief
Caring about carework : lifting constraints to the productivity of women farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)
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JUL 09, 2018 129119 Working Paper
Gendered language (English)
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JUN 04, 2018 WPS8464 Policy Research Working Paper
The Global Findex Database 2017 : Measuring Financial Inclusion and the Fintech Revolution (English)
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APR 19, 2018 126033 Publication
Overcoming behavioral biases in job search : the value of action planning (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125797 Brief
The impact of strengthening agricultural extension services : evidence from Ethiopia (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125802 Brief
Female smallholders in the financial inclusion agenda (English)
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APR 01, 2018 129144 Brief
Reflections of employers' gender preferences in job ads in India : an analysis of online job portal data (English)
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MAR 26, 2018 WPS8379 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124438 Brief
Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (Vietnamese)
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MAR 01, 2018 124438 Brief English
How to address constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123960 Brief
Gender streaming in Vietnam (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123477 Working Paper
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
Time and money : a study of labor constraints for female cotton producers in Cote d'Ivoire : Time and money : a study of labor constraints for female cotton producers in Cote D'Ivoire (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115015 Brief
Time and money : a study of labor constraints for female cotton producers in Cote d'Ivoire : Time and money : a study of labor constraints for female cotton producers in Cote D'Ivoire (French)
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MAY 01, 2017 115015 Brief
The different dimensions of inequality in Africa (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105632 Brief
Mexico - Reducing Inequality Of Educational Opportunity Project : audited financial statement for the period 14 September to 31 December, 2015 : México - Reducción de la desigualdad de oportunidad educativa proyecto : estados financieros auditados para el período 14 de septiembre al 31 de diciembre de 2015 (Spanish)
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DEC 31, 2015 108190 Auditing Document
Gender inequality, structural transformation and growth : the case of Morocco (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 102244 Brief
Costing the gender gap (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 101723 Brief