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Jobs umbrella multidonor trust fund annual report 2017 (English)

The Jobs Umbrella Multidonor Trust Fund (MDTF) is a financing instrument that supports the World Bank Group’s jobs strategy to contribute to the twin goals of reducing poverty and ensuring inclusive growth in the world’s poorest countries. ... See More +

Annual Report 120474 OCT 16, 2017

Robalino,David A.; Mahmood,Fareeba; Tokle,Siv Elin; Gonzalez, Alvaro; Madhvani,Sonia; Parikh,Vismay Bharat; Yan, Emily (Beibei) Disclosed

Bridging the intention-behavior gap ? the effect of plan-making prompts on job search and employment (English)

The paper tests the effects of plan-making on job search and employment. In a field experiment with unemployed youths, participants who complete a detailed job search plan increase the number of job applications submitted (by 15 percent) but not the time spent searching, consistent with intention-behavior gaps observed at baseline. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8181 SEP 06, 2017

Abel,Martin; Burger,Rulof Petrus; Carranza,Eliana; Piraino,Patrizio 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

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Coding bootcamps : building future-proof skills through rapid skills training (English)

This report studies coding bootcamps. A new kind of rapid skills training program for the digital age. Coding bootcamps are typically short-term (three to six months), intensive and applied training courses provided by a third party that crowdsources the demand for low-skills tech talent. ... See More +

Working Paper 118627 AUG 01, 2017

Mulas,Victor; Paradi-Guilford,Cecilia Maria; Allende Letona,Elene; Dalphond, Zhenia Viatchaninova Disclosed

Economic analysis of jobs investment projects : guidance note (English)

This Note systematizes the economic evaluation of Jobs Investment Projects. It explains the limitations of past approaches that have regarded jobs only as a by-product of growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 119112 AUG 01, 2017

Robalino,David A.; Walker,David Ian Disclosed

Results of the World Bank's RAS program in Romania, 2012-2015 (English)

In October 2015, the World Bank Romania Country Office commissioned an evaluation of its reimbursable advisory services (RAS) program for the 2012-2015 period. ... See More +

Working Paper 119451 JUL 17, 2017

Roberts,Dawn; Torkos,Andras Tamas Disclosed

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

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 (Vol. 2) : Summary (Spanish)

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)

Working Paper 117270 JUL 01, 2017

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

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

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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

Disclosed

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

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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

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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

Monitoring and evaluation of jobs operations (English)

The Jobs M&E Toolkit provides a package of resources for project teams and clients to support mainstreaming the Jobs Agenda in World Bank Group (WBG) lending operations. ... See More +

Working Paper 119131 JUN 01, 2017

Krishnan,Sudha Bala; Karlen,Raphaela Beatrice; Peterburs,Teresa Anna Maria; Tokle,Siv Elin Disclosed

Where to create jobs to reduce poverty : cities or towns ? (English)

Should public investment be targeted to big cities or to small towns, if the objective is to minimize national poverty? To answer this policy question, this paper extends the basic Todaro-type model of rural-urban migration to the case of migration from rural areas to two potential destinations, secondary town and big city. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8069 MAY 22, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc; De Weerdt,Joachim; Kanbur,Ravi Disclosed

To sew or not to sew ? assessing the welfare effects of the garment industry in Cambodia (English)

This paper uses the 2011 Cambodia Socio-Economic Survey to analyze the relationship between participation in the garment industry and household welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8061 MAY 16, 2017

Mejia-Mantilla,Carolina; Woldemichae,Martha Tesfaye Disclosed

Economywide and sectoral impacts on workers of Brazil’s internet rollout (English)

This paper is a study of the effect of Brazil's staggered Internet rollout between 2000 and 2014 on municipality employment and wages. The study uses a new, annual data set on Internet availability from the Brazil school census, with the assumption that the share of schools that have Internet access in each municipality reflects the general accessibility of Internet connections. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8042 APR 26, 2017

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Mation,Lucas Ferreira; O'Connell,Stephen; Willig,Robert D. Disclosed

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Jobs umbrella multidonor trust fund annual report 2017 (English)
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OCT 16, 2017 120474 Annual Report
Bridging the intention-behavior gap ? the effect of plan-making prompts on job search and employment (English)
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SEP 06, 2017 WPS8181 Policy Research 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
Coding bootcamps : building future-proof skills through rapid skills training (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118627 Working Paper
Economic analysis of jobs investment projects : guidance note (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119112 Working Paper
Results of the World Bank's RAS program in Romania, 2012-2015 (English)
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JUL 17, 2017 119451 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 (Vol. 2) : Summary (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
Understanding the effects of the Taxa de Longo Prazo (TLP) reform in Brazil (Portuguese)
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JUL 01, 2017 117812 Working Paper
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
Monitoring and evaluation of jobs operations (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 119131 Working Paper
Where to create jobs to reduce poverty : cities or towns ? (English)
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MAY 22, 2017 WPS8069 Policy Research Working Paper
To sew or not to sew ? assessing the welfare effects of the garment industry in Cambodia (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 WPS8061 Policy Research Working Paper
Economywide and sectoral impacts on workers of Brazil’s internet rollout (English)
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APR 26, 2017 WPS8042 Policy Research Working Paper