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Local job creation multipliers in Turkey (English)

This note examines job multiplier effects to help guide policy makers in the design of future incentive schemes targeted at boosting employment by using a methodology from Moretti (2010) and Moretti and Thulin (2013). ... See More +

Brief 120955 NOV 01, 2017

Turkish Disclosed

Kosovo jobs diagnostic : Diagnoza e vendeve të punës Kosovë (Basque,Albanian)

Kosovo's economy experienced strong growth over the past decade. Has growth translated into robust job creation? Do those in the bottom forty percent of the population have access to employment opportunities that can translate into sustainable shared prosperity? ... See More +

Working Paper ACS21442 OCT 01, 2017

Cojocaru,Alexandru Disclosed

Bangladesh development update : towards more, better and inclusive jobs (English)

The economy is moving forward at a strong pace despite internal and external headwinds. Poverty reduction underpinned by job creation has continued, albeit at a slower pace due to lower remittances, flat exports, higher food prices and adverse natural shocks. ... See More +

Working Paper 120089 SEP 27, 2017

Disclosed

Investment Climate Assessment of Bhutan: Removing Constraints to Private Sector Development to Enable the Creation of More and Better Jobs (English)

The 2017 Investment Climate Assessment of Bhutan provides a detailed assessment of firm performance and constraints as they enter, operate, and exit domestic and international markets. ... See More +

Investment Climate Assessment (ICA) 120144 SEP 01, 2017

Santini,Massimiliano; Tran,Trang Thu; Beath,Andrew Disclosed

Solutions for youth employment : strategic plan June 2017 (English)

The S4YE mission is to develop innovative solutions to youth employment, through practical research and active engagement with public and private stakeholders to enable solutions at scale. ... See More +

Brief 118274 AUG 10, 2017

Disclosed

Understanding the effects of the Taxa de Longo Prazo (TLP) reform in Brazil (Portuguese)

The creation of the Taxa de Longo Prazo (TLP) to substitute the Taxa de Juros de Longo Prazo (TJLP), as envisaged in the, Provisional Decree (Medida Provisoria) N. 777 debated in the Brazilian Congress can have significant impact on Brazil’s economic performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 117812 JUL 01, 2017

Byskov,Steen; Clavijo,Mateo Disclosed

Paraguay jobs diagnostic : the dynamic transformation of employment (Spanish)

Jobs are central to economic development. Economies grow when more people work, when jobs become more productive, and when workers move to better jobs, e.g., from low productivity farm work into jobs in the modern manufacturing or services sectors, or from remote rural areas to urban centers with greater specialization and more job opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper 117270 JUL 01, 2017

Ruppert Bulmer,Elizabeth N.; Watson,Samantha Maria; De Padua,David Keith Santos Disclosed

Paraguay jobs diagnostic : the dynamic transformation of employment (English)

Jobs are central to economic development. Economies grow when more people work, when jobs become more productive, and when workers move to better jobs, e.g., from low productivity farm work into jobs in the modern manufacturing or services sectors, or from remote rural areas to urban centers with greater specialization and more job opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper 117270 JUL 01, 2017

Ruppert Bulmer,Elizabeth N.; Watson,Samantha Maria; De Padua,David Keith Santos Disclosed

Philippines Mindanao jobs report : a strategy for Mindanao regional development (English)

This report adds value because its inclusive approach of engaging with a broad-based group of stakeholders at the time of both analysis and engagement has served a means of building support for needed reforms. ... See More +

Working Paper 117354 JUN 27, 2017

Hansl,Birgit Disclosed

Haryana - Jobs (English)

Haryana’s people are increasingly employed in the non-farm sectors of the economy. After 2005, most new jobs in Haryana were created in construction and services. ... See More +

Brief 119153 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Himachal Pradesh - Jobs (English)

Most of Himachal Pradesh’s people are engaged in farming. Non-farm jobs account for a lower share of employment than in most other states. Over two-thirds of Himachal Pradesh’s workforce is self-employed, and very few of the rest have salaried jobs. ... See More +

Brief 119182 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Maharashtra - Jobs (English)

People in Maharashtra are gradually moving off the farm and into other kinds of work. Since 2005, job growth in Maharashtra, led by services, has been higher than in many other states. ... See More +

Brief 119253 JUN 20, 2017

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Punjab - Jobs (English)

Contrary to popular perception, over two-thirds of Punjab’s labor force works off the farm, among the highest levels of non-farm employment in the country. ... See More +

Brief 119259 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Tamil Nadu - Jobs (English)

People in Tamil Nadu are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work such as construction. But, while growth in non-farm jobs has been positive, it has been slow. ... See More +

Brief 119266 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Uttarakhand - Jobs (English)

Large numbers of Uttarakhand’s people are shifting away from farm jobs to other kinds of work. As a result, today, the share of those engaged in non-farm work in Uttarakhand is similar to the national average. ... See More +

Brief 119332 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Job fairs : matching firms and workers in a field experiment in Ethiopia (English)

Do matching frictions affect youth employment in developing countries? This paper studies a randomized controlled trial of job fairs in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8092 JUN 07, 2017

Abebe,Girum; Caria,Stefano; Fafchamps,Marcel; Falco,Paolo; Franklin,Simon; Quinn,Simon Redmond; Shilpi,Forhad J. Disclosed

Kosovo jobs diagnostic (English)

Kosovo's economy experienced strong growth over the past decade. Has growth translated into robust job creation? Do those in the bottom forty percent of the population have access to employment opportunities that can translate into sustainable shared prosperity? ... See More +

Working Paper ACS21442 JUN 01, 2017

Cojocaru,Alexandru Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (English)

The Palestinian people face an increasingly uncertain political environment, and an economy that is failing to generate the jobs and incomes that are needed to improve living standards. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS22126 MAY 04, 2017

Ahern,Mark Eugene Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Finance for Jobs Second Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan for Gaza industrial estate solar energy project (English)

The development objective of Finance for Jobs Second Project is to enhance employment opportunities and mobilize private investment as a result of testing selected financial interventions in the West Bank and Gaza. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3164 MAR 08, 2017

Ridenour,Stefanie Lynn Disclosed

Laos - Country partnership framework for the period FY2017-FY2021 (English)

This document presents the World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Framework (CPF) with the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) for FY 2017-2021. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 110813 MAR 02, 2017

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Local job creation multipliers in Turkey (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120955 Brief Turkish
Kosovo jobs diagnostic : Diagnoza e vendeve të punës Kosovë (Basque,Albanian)
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OCT 01, 2017 ACS21442 Working Paper
Bangladesh development update : towards more, better and inclusive jobs (English)
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SEP 27, 2017 120089 Working Paper
Investment Climate Assessment of Bhutan: Removing Constraints to Private Sector Development to Enable the Creation of More and Better Jobs (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 120144 Investment Climate Assessment (ICA)
Solutions for youth employment : strategic plan June 2017 (English)
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AUG 10, 2017 118274 Brief
Understanding the effects of the Taxa de Longo Prazo (TLP) reform in Brazil (Portuguese)
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JUL 01, 2017 117812 Working Paper
Paraguay jobs diagnostic : the dynamic transformation of employment (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2017 117270 Working Paper
Paraguay jobs diagnostic : the dynamic transformation of employment (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117270 Working Paper
Philippines Mindanao jobs report : a strategy for Mindanao regional development (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 117354 Working Paper
Haryana - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119153 Brief
Himachal Pradesh - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119182 Brief
Maharashtra - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119253 Brief
Punjab - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119259 Brief
Tamil Nadu - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119266 Brief
Uttarakhand - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119332 Brief
Job fairs : matching firms and workers in a field experiment in Ethiopia (English)
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JUN 07, 2017 WPS8092 Policy Research Working Paper
Kosovo jobs diagnostic (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 ACS21442 Working Paper
West Bank and Gaza - Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 ACS22126 Working Paper
West Bank and Gaza - Finance for Jobs Second Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan for Gaza industrial estate solar energy project (English)
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MAR 08, 2017 SFG3164 Environmental Assessment
Laos - Country partnership framework for the period FY2017-FY2021 (English)
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MAR 02, 2017 110813 Country Assistance Strategy Document