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Youth labor skill training in Nepal (English)

Training is one of the main ways that the Nepal government intervenes in the labor market. This descriptive study documents patterns, trends, correlates, and the labor market effects of formal off-the-job training of youth, based on national household survey data. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 123027 JAN 01, 2018

Raju,Dhushyanth Disclosed

Mission and the bottom line : performance incentives in a multi-goal organization (English)

The impact of performance pay in institutions with multiple goals depends on complementarities in the disutility cost of effort and how different tasks interact to achieve each goal. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8270 DEC 12, 2017

Mansuri,Ghazala; Gine,Xavier; Shrestha,Slesh Anand Disclosed

Lending for jobs operations (English)

This paper develops a general framework to inform the design of a new generation of jobs lending operations. The paper discusses the rationale for developing jobs focused lending operations with specific targets in terms of job creation, job quality, and labor markets outcomes for vulnerable population groups. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 121983 DEC 01, 2017

Tokle,Siv Elin; Robalino,David A. Disclosed

Labor adjustment costs across sectors and regions (English)

This paper estimates the mobility costs of workers across sectors and regions in a large sample of developing countries. The paper develops a new methodology that uses cross-sectional data only. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8233 NOV 02, 2017

Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Milet,Emmanuel Michel Stephane; Olarreaga,Marcelo Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Latvia (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 120917 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Missing skills : results of the skills module of the Moldovan Labor Market Forecast Survey (English)

Moldovan employers report that inadequate technical skills, poor work ethic, and lack of motivation among the workforce have a negative impact on the performance of their firms. ... See More +

Working Paper 121666 NOV 01, 2017

Levin,Victoria; Rutkowski,Jan J.; Bargu,Ali Disclosed

Tunisia - Youth Economic Inclusion Project : مجموعة الممارسات العالمية المعنية بالحماية الاجتماعية وفرص العمل و مجموعة الممارسات العالمية المعنية والتجارة (Arabic)

The objective of the Youth Economic Inclusion Project for Tunisia is to improve economic opportunities for targeted disadvantaged youth in the selected Governorates of the Borrower. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2221 AUG 21, 2017

English Disclosed

Tunisia - Youth Economic Inclusion Project (English)

The objective of the Youth Economic Inclusion Project for Tunisia is to improve economic opportunities for targeted disadvantaged youth in the selected Governorates of the Borrower. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2221 AUG 21, 2017

Arabic 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

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

Paraguay jobs diagnostic : the dynamic transformation of employment (Vol. 2) : Summary (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

Kerala - Jobs (English)

Most people in Kerala work off the farm, with nearly two-thirds of the workforce engaged in wage employment. But, many among them earn casual wages. ... See More +

Brief 119247 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

West Bengal - Jobs (English)

Since 2005, West Bengal has outperformed most of India’s states on job growth, with jobs increasing for both men and women. Many of the new jobs were created in manufacturing and construction, resulting in a rise in wage employment. ... See More +

Brief 119341 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

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

Assam - Jobs (English)

People in Assam are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work. Nonetheless, half of Assam’s workforce is still on the farm. ... See More +

Brief 119139 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

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

West Bank and Gaza - Second Finance for Jobs Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : إطار الأدارة البيئية والمجتمعية : ملخص تنفيذي (Arabic)

The development objective of the Second Finance for Jobs Project for West Bank and Gaza is to test the effectiveness of selected financial interventions in incentivizing private sector investment and job creation. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3163 MAR 01, 2017

Ridenour,Stefanie Lynn Disclosed

Assessing private sector contributions to job creation : a Bank case study in a Latin American country (English)

International Finance Corporation (IFC) partners with local financial institutions to increase access to finance for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and to expand the breadth and depth of services banks provide to these firms. ... See More +

Brief 119856 JAN 01, 2017

Kopyta,Maria; Domenech Porcar,Luis Disclosed

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Youth labor skill training in Nepal (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123027 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Mission and the bottom line : performance incentives in a multi-goal organization (English)
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DEC 12, 2017 WPS8270 Policy Research Working Paper
Lending for jobs operations (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121983 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Labor adjustment costs across sectors and regions (English)
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NOV 02, 2017 WPS8233 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Latvia (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120917 Working Paper
Missing skills : results of the skills module of the Moldovan Labor Market Forecast Survey (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121666 Working Paper
Tunisia - Youth Economic Inclusion Project : مجموعة الممارسات العالمية المعنية بالحماية الاجتماعية وفرص العمل و مجموعة الممارسات العالمية المعنية والتجارة (Arabic)
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AUG 21, 2017 PAD2221 Project Appraisal Document English
Tunisia - Youth Economic Inclusion Project (English)
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AUG 21, 2017 PAD2221 Project Appraisal Document Arabic
Paraguay jobs diagnostic : the dynamic transformation of employment (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117270 Working Paper Spanish
Paraguay jobs diagnostic : the dynamic transformation of employment (Vol. 2) : Summary (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2017 117270 Working Paper
Kerala - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119247 Brief
Uttarakhand - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119332 Brief
West Bengal - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119341 Brief
Tamil Nadu - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119266 Brief
Haryana - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119153 Brief
Assam - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119139 Brief
Himachal Pradesh - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119182 Brief
Monitoring and evaluation of jobs operations (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 119131 Working Paper
West Bank and Gaza - Second Finance for Jobs Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : إطار الأدارة البيئية والمجتمعية : ملخص تنفيذي (Arabic)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3163 Environmental Assessment
Assessing private sector contributions to job creation : a Bank case study in a Latin American country (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 119856 Brief