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Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (English)

Brazil enters the election year 2018 with an economy that is gradually recovering from the deepest recession in its recent economic history. This book is motivated by the need to understand the possible drivers of future income and employment growth. ... See More +

Publication 127626 JUN 29, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Amorim,Vivian De Fatima; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Arias,Diego; Byskov,Steen; Calice,Pietro; Cirera,Xavier; Clarke,Roland N.; Contini,Elisio; Duhaut,Alice; Noronha Farinelli,Barbara Cristina; Goodwin,Tanja K.; Iootty,Mariana; Lall,Somik V.; Martinez Licetti,Martha; Morris,Michael-000013367; Nucifora,Antonio; Olinto,Pedro; Packard,Truman G.; Qian,Rong; Reis,Jose Guilherme; PONTUAL RIBEIRO, EDUARDO; Signoret,Jose E.; Toman,Michael A.; Vieira,Pedro Abel; Vijil,Mariana Portuguese Disclosed

Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (Portuguese)

Brazil enters the election year 2018 with an economy that is gradually recovering from the deepest recession in its recent economic history. This book is motivated by the need to understand the possible drivers of future income and employment growth. ... See More +

Publication 127626 JUN 29, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Amorim,Vivian De Fatima; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Arias,Diego; Byskov,Steen; Calice,Pietro; Cirera,Xavier; Clarke,Roland N.; Contini,Elisio; Duhaut,Alice; Noronha Farinelli,Barbara Cristina; Goodwin,Tanja K.; Iootty,Mariana; Lall,Somik V.; Martinez Licetti,Martha; Morris,Michael-000013367; Nucifora,Antonio; Olinto,Pedro; Packard,Truman G.; Qian,Rong; Reis,Jose Guilherme; PONTUAL RIBEIRO, EDUARDO; Signoret,Jose E.; Toman,Michael A.; Vieira,Pedro Abel; Vijil,Mariana English Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Assistance Strategy for the period FY18-21 (Arabic)

This document outlines the World Bank Group (WBG) Assistance Strategy for the West Bank and Gaza during FY18-21, developed jointly by the World Bank, IFC and MIGA. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 115201 NOV 06, 2017

English Disclosed

Shaping the future : a long-term perspective of people and job mobility for the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 2) (French)

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

Arabic, English Disclosed

Shaping the future : a long-term perspective of people and job mobility for the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 2) (Arabic)

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

French, English Disclosed

Why MENA needs a new social contract (French)

This report provides data discussing how MENA countries need a new social contract. The previous one in place started to deteriorate in the 2000's. ... See More +

Working Paper 102688 JAN 01, 2016

Devarajan,Shantayanan; Mottaghi,Lili Arabic, English Disclosed

Why MENA needs a new social contract (Arabic)

This report provides data discussing how MENA countries need a new social contract. The previous one in place started to deteriorate in the 2000's. ... See More +

Working Paper 102688 JAN 01, 2016

Devarajan,Shantayanan; Mottaghi,Lili French, English Disclosed

Jobs, wages, and the Latin American slowdown (Vol. 2) : Resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)

After a decade of strong growth, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) started to decelerate in mid-2011, on the wake of falling commodity prices and slower growth in the rest of the world, particularly in China and the Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States (G7) countries. ... See More +

Publication 100083 OCT 01, 2015

De La Torre,Augusto; Ize,Alain; Beylis,Guillermo Raul; Lederman,Daniel Disclosed

Nigeria - Youth Employment and Social Support Operation Project : procurement plan (Vol. 3) : Procurement plan for Kwara state (English)

Procurement Plan 94944 MAR 11, 2015

Disclosed

Nigeria - Youth Employment and Social Support Operation Project : procurement plan (Vol. 2) : Procurement plan for Cross River state (English)

Procurement Plan 94944 MAR 11, 2015

Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Skills and Jobs Project (English)

The project development objective of the Skills and Jobs Project for Kazakhstan is to improve employment outcomes and skills of target beneficiaries and to improve the relevance of technical and vocational education and training and higher education programs. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1218 MAR 04, 2015

Russian Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Skills and Jobs Project : Казахстан - Проект по развитию трудовых навыков и стимулированию рабочих мест (Russian)

The project development objective of the Skills and Jobs Project for Kazakhstan is to improve employment outcomes and skills of target beneficiaries and to improve the relevance of technical and vocational education and training and higher education programs. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1218 MAR 04, 2015

English Disclosed

Jobs or privileges : unleashing the employment potential of the Middle East and North Africa (Arabic)

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries face a critical choice as they strive to generate greater private sector growth and more jobs: promote competition, provide equal opportunities for all entrepreneurs, and dismantle the current system of privileges for connected firms or risk perpetuating the current equilibrium of low job creation. ... See More +

Publication 92767 JAN 01, 2015

Schiffbauer,Marc Tobias; Sy,Abdoulaye; Hussain,Sahar Sajjad; Sahnoun,Hania; Keefer,Philip E. French, English Disclosed

Competitive cities for jobs and growth : what, who, and how : Ciudades competitivas para empleos y crecimiento : qué, quién y, cómo (Spanish)

A competitive city is a city that successfully facilitates its firms and industries to create jobs, raise productivity, and increase the incomes of citizens over time. ... See More +

Working Paper 101546 JAN 01, 2015

Kilroy,Austin Francis Louis; Mukim,Megha; Negri,Stefano French, English Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Finance for Jobs Project (Arabic)

Project Information Document PIDC18362 DEC 29, 2014

Mousley,Peter J. English Disclosed

Turkey - Do job training programs help people find jobs? : Turquie - Les programmes de formation professionnelle aident-ils à trouver un emploi? (French)

Jobs are critical to ending the cycle of poverty because they give people the opportunity to support themselves and their families. Policymakers focused on helping people move into the workforce often turn to vocational training and retraining programs. ... See More +

Brief 92255 OCT 01, 2014

Hirshleifer,Sarojini; Mckenzie,David J.; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Ridao-Cano,Cristobal English Disclosed

Tanzania - Productive jobs wanted : Country economic report (Swahili)

Over the past 18 months, the World Bank has been working on a comprehensive plan to address the challenge of productive jobs in Tanzania. This study represents a step towards a better understanding of how to promote job creation in Tanzania. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 90434 AUG 01, 2014

English Disclosed

Senegal - Skills for jobs and competitiveness (French)

This Skills Development for Employment and Competitiveness Project in Senegal is part of the Quality Improvement Program of the Fairness and Transparency (PAQUET), and aims to improve long-term employability of youth and earning prospects of proposed investments in increasing the quality and quantity of skilled workers to support key growth areas for economic and social development in Senegal. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4661 JUL 01, 2014

Disclosed

Privileges instead of jobs : politically connected firms receive generous policy privileges undermining competition and job creation (Arabic)

Policies in MENA countries often limit competition and job creation by constraining firm startup and productivity growth. Policies have often been captured by a handful of politically connected firms. ... See More +

Brief 91706 JUL 01, 2014

English Disclosed

Distorted dynamics : the impact of policies on firm dynamics and job creation (Vol. 3) (Arabic)

In MENA, 50 percent of surveyed firms regard regulatory policy uncertainty as an obstacle and 35 percent as a "severe" or "major" obstacle to their firms' growth. ... See More +

Brief 91704 JUL 01, 2014

English Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (English)
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JUN 29, 2018 127626 Publication Portuguese
Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (Portuguese)
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JUN 29, 2018 127626 Publication English
West Bank and Gaza - Assistance Strategy for the period FY18-21 (Arabic)
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NOV 06, 2017 115201 Country Assistance Strategy Document English
Shaping the future : a long-term perspective of people and job mobility for the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 2) (French)
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JAN 01, 2017 50267 Policy Note Arabic, English
Shaping the future : a long-term perspective of people and job mobility for the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 2) (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2017 50267 Policy Note French, English
Why MENA needs a new social contract (French)
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JAN 01, 2016 102688 Working Paper Arabic, English
Why MENA needs a new social contract (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2016 102688 Working Paper French, English
Jobs, wages, and the Latin American slowdown (Vol. 2) : Resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2015 100083 Publication
Nigeria - Youth Employment and Social Support Operation Project : procurement plan (Vol. 3) : Procurement plan for Kwara state (English)
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MAR 11, 2015 94944 Procurement Plan
Nigeria - Youth Employment and Social Support Operation Project : procurement plan (Vol. 2) : Procurement plan for Cross River state (English)
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MAR 11, 2015 94944 Procurement Plan
Kazakhstan - Skills and Jobs Project (English)
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MAR 04, 2015 PAD1218 Project Appraisal Document Russian
Kazakhstan - Skills and Jobs Project : Казахстан - Проект по развитию трудовых навыков и стимулированию рабочих мест (Russian)
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MAR 04, 2015 PAD1218 Project Appraisal Document English
Jobs or privileges : unleashing the employment potential of the Middle East and North Africa (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2015 92767 Publication French, English
Competitive cities for jobs and growth : what, who, and how : Ciudades competitivas para empleos y crecimiento : qué, quién y, cómo (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2015 101546 Working Paper French, English
West Bank and Gaza - Finance for Jobs Project (Arabic)
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DEC 29, 2014 PIDC18362 Project Information Document English
Turkey - Do job training programs help people find jobs? : Turquie - Les programmes de formation professionnelle aident-ils à trouver un emploi? (French)
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OCT 01, 2014 92255 Brief English
Tanzania - Productive jobs wanted : Country economic report (Swahili)
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AUG 01, 2014 90434 Country Economic Memorandum English
Senegal - Skills for jobs and competitiveness (French)
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JUL 01, 2014 E4661 Environmental Assessment
Privileges instead of jobs : politically connected firms receive generous policy privileges undermining competition and job creation (Arabic)
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JUL 01, 2014 91706 Brief English
Distorted dynamics : the impact of policies on firm dynamics and job creation (Vol. 3) (Arabic)
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JUL 01, 2014 91704 Brief English