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Nigeria - Growth and Employment Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Growth and Employment Project for Nigeria is to increase growth and employment in participating states. The purpose of the level-two restructuring is to make the following adjustments: (a) changes to components and costs: component A, improved investment climate, which used to be 100 percent funded by United Kingdom (UK) Department for International Development (DFID) will now benefit from International Development Association (IDA) funding in the amount of United States (U.S.) 5 million dollars; (b) special drawing rights (SDR) 3,615,000 (equivalent U.S. 5 million dollars) will be reallocated from category 1 to category 6 for component A, improved investment climate; SDR 21,760,000 (U.S. 30 million dollars) for the small and medium enterprise (SME) investment fund will be allocated from proceeds under category 1 (Gds, Wks, non-consulting services, consultant services, training, workshops and study tours under A3, A4, BI.1-4, BII), category 2 (Gds, consultant services including study tours, workshops and study tours, and operating costs under part C of the project), category 3 (grants for subprojects) and category 4 (project preparation fund) to a newly created category 5 under sub-component B.III; (c) modifications in the results framework to: (i) revise indicators and make them more realistic, measurable, and in line with the project activities; (ii) drop some indicators that are no longer relevant and revise targets for increased realism; and (iii) provide intermediate level indicators to reflect projects achievements more accurately and new ones that are relevant to the new sub-component BIII; and (d) extension of the project closing date by 12 months and 23 days, from September 7, 2018 to September 30, 2019, to ensure accelerated implementation and allow the new SME investment fund to be functional and achieve results in line with the project development objectives. ... See More +

Project Paper RES25557 AUG 01, 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

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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

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

Jobs in global value chains (English)

Global Value Chains (GVC) are significant vehicles of job creation, carrying a share of 60 percent of global trade that employs around 17 million people worldwide. ... See More +

Brief 116316 JUN 01, 2017

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

Cote d'Ivoire jobs diagnostic : employment, productivity, and inclusion for poverty reduction : Emploi, productivité et inclusion pour réduire la pauvreté : un diagnostic de la situation de l'emploi en Côte d'Ivoire (French)

After a decade of crisis and stellar economic growth over the past five years, Côte d’Ivoire has now set its sight on becoming an emerging economy. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS13233 FEB 01, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc (Editor); Premand,Patrick (Editor) English Disclosed

Tajikistan Jobs Diagnostic: Strategic Framework for Jobs (English)

Tajikistan’s economy is not creating sufficient jobs for its rapidly growing workforce, in particular its burgeoning youth population. As a result, its most valuable asset – human capital – is largely underutilized. ... See More +

Working Paper 112666 JAN 01, 2017

Strokova,Victoria; Ajwad,Mohamed Ihsan Russian 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

Disclosed

Shaping the future : a long-term perspective of people and job mobility for the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 3) : Background papers (English)

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

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

Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoire jobs diagnostic : employment, productivity, and inclusion for poverty reduction (English)

After a decade of crisis and stellar economic growth over the past five years, Côte d’Ivoire has now set its sight on becoming an emerging economy. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS13233 JAN 01, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc (Editor); Premand,Patrick (Editor) French Disclosed

Are automation and trade polarizing developing country labor markets, too ? (English)

The automation and out-sourcing of routine, codifiable tasks are seen as driving polarization in labor markets in high-income countries. This paper first offers several explanations for why developing countries might show differing dynamics, at least for the present. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7922 DEC 19, 2016

Maloney,William F.; Molina,Carlos A. Disclosed

Kenya - Youth Employment and Opportunities Project : vulnerable and marginalized groups framework (English)

The development objective of the Youth Employment and Opportunities Project for Kenya is to increase employment and earnings opportunities for targeted youths. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1895 NOV 01, 2016

Bett,Joyce Cheruto Disclosed

Philippine economic update : outperforming the region and managing the transition (English)

The Philippines has emerged as one of the most dynamic economies in the East Asia region. Despite a challenging global economic environment, the Philippine economy has grown at a rapid pace over the past five years, supported by sound macroeconomic fundamentals and a highly competitive workforce. ... See More +

Working Paper 108607 OCT 01, 2016

Disclosed

Will market competition trump gender discrimination in India ? (English)

Empowering women to engage in productive employment is not only critical to achieving gender equality but also critical for economic growth and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7814 SEP 06, 2016

Ghani,Syed Ejaz; Grover,Arti; Kerr,Sari; Kerr,William Robert Disclosed

Structural transformation in Africa : a historical view (English)

This paper presents evidence suggesting that the relationship between income and economic structure is shifting over time, with countries across the income distribution uniformly increasing the share of labor in service sectors and an increasingly less stark relationship between manufacturing intensity and gross value added per capita. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7743 JUL 11, 2016

Enache,Maria; Ghani,Syed Ejaz; O'Connell,Stephen Disclosed

Tanzania - Second Business Environment for Jobs Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document 111017 JUN 26, 2016

Disclosed

Uzbekistan - Completion and learning review for the period FY12 -15 : IEG review (English)

Uzbekistan is a lower middle-income and resource rich country strategically located in the heart of Central Asia. Leading up to the Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) period, Uzbekistan was enjoying robust growth which was driven largely by capital with declining contribution of total factor productivity. ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 106206 JUN 02, 2016

Disclosed

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Nigeria - Growth and Employment Project : restructuring (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 RES25557 Project 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
Jobs in global value chains (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116316 Brief
West Bank and Gaza - Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 ACS22126 Working Paper
Cote d'Ivoire jobs diagnostic : employment, productivity, and inclusion for poverty reduction : Emploi, productivité et inclusion pour réduire la pauvreté : un diagnostic de la situation de l'emploi en Côte d'Ivoire (French)
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FEB 01, 2017 AUS13233 Working Paper English
Tajikistan Jobs Diagnostic: Strategic Framework for Jobs (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112666 Working Paper Russian
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
Shaping the future : a long-term perspective of people and job mobility for the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 3) : Background papers (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 50267 Policy Note
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
Cote d'Ivoire jobs diagnostic : employment, productivity, and inclusion for poverty reduction (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 AUS13233 Working Paper French
Are automation and trade polarizing developing country labor markets, too ? (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 WPS7922 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - Youth Employment and Opportunities Project : vulnerable and marginalized groups framework (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 SFG1895 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Philippine economic update : outperforming the region and managing the transition (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 108607 Working Paper
Will market competition trump gender discrimination in India ? (English)
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SEP 06, 2016 WPS7814 Policy Research Working Paper
Structural transformation in Africa : a historical view (English)
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JUL 11, 2016 WPS7743 Policy Research Working Paper
Tanzania - Second Business Environment for Jobs Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2016 111017 Program Information Document
Uzbekistan - Completion and learning review for the period FY12 -15 : IEG review (English)
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JUN 02, 2016 106206 CAS Completion Report Review