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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

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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

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Punjab - Poverty, growth, and inequality (English)

With poor people making up less than a tenth of its population, Punjab is one of India’s richest states. After 2005, poverty reduction in the state was among the fastest in the country. ... See More +

Brief 119260 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

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Rural non-farm employment and household welfare : evidence from Malawi (English)

This paper uses nationally representative panel data and a combination of econometric approaches, to explore linkages between rural non-farm activities (wage and self-employment) and household welfare in rural Malawi. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8096 JUN 08, 2017

Adjognon,Guigonan Serge; Liverpool-Tasie,Saweda Lenis; De La Fuente,Alejandro; Benfica,Rui Manuel Disclosed

Djibouti - Systematic country diagnostic : information notice (English)

Information Notice 117582 MAY 30, 2017

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On the structural transformation of rural Africa (English)

From 2000 to 2014, per capita gross domestic product in Sub-Saharan Africa increased by almost 35 percent in real terms, doubling in some countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7938 JAN 10, 2017

Barrett,Christopher B.; Christiaensen,Luc; Sheahan,Megan Britney; Shimeles,Abebe Disclosed

Job quality and poverty in Latin America (English)

Labor market dynamics have played a significant role in the remarkable social gains experienced across Latin America over the recent past. Assessing the quality of employment, beyond the perspective of income, to include other fundamental aspects of jobs --such as whether jobs are secure, provide benefits, or allow human capital accumulation -- can shed light on the sustainability of these achievements. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7927 DEC 21, 2016

Brummund,Peter; Mann,Christopher Ryan; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos Disclosed

Understanding India's urban frontier : what is behind the emergence of census towns in India ? (English)

This paper presents the results of an investigation of selected census towns in northern India. Census towns are settlements that India's census classifies as urban although they continue to be governed as rural settlements. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7923 DEC 19, 2016

Mukhopadhyay,Partha; Zerah,Marie-Helene; Samanta,Gopa; Maria,Augustin Disclosed

Vietnam 2035 : toward prosperity, creativity, equity, and democracy (Vol. 2) : Việt Nam 2035 : Hướng tới Thịnh vượng, Sáng tạo, Công bằng và Dân chủ - Tổng quan (Vietnamese)

The year 2015 marks 70 years since Vietnam’s Declaration of Independence, 40 years since Reunification, and just short of 30 years from the launch of Doi Moi, which catapulted the nation from the ranks of the world’s poorest to one of its great development success stories. ... See More +

Publication 103435 NOV 30, 2016

Cao,Sinh Viet; Demombynes,Gabriel; Kwakwa,Victoria; Mahajan,Sandeep; Shetty,Sudhir; Đam, Vũ Đức; Vinh, Bùi Quang; Van Trotsenburg,Axel English 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

All that glitters is not gold : polarization amid poverty reduction in Ghana (English)

Ghana is an exceptional case in the Sub-Saharan Africa landscape. Together with a handful of other countries, Ghana offers the opportunity to analyze the distributional changes in the past two decades, since four comparable household surveys are available. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7758 JUL 20, 2016

Clementi,Fabio; Molini,Vasco; Schettino,Francesco Disclosed

All that glitters is not gold : polarization amid poverty reduction in Ghana (English)

Ghana is an exceptional case in the Sub-Saharan Africa landscape. Together with a handful of other countries, Ghana offers the opportunity to analyze the distributional changes in the past two decades, since four comparable household surveys are available. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7758 JUL 20, 2016

Clementi,Fabio; Molini,Vasco; Schettino,Francesco 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

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Jharkhand : social inclusion (English)

This brief has the analysis of uneven progress across social groups in Jharkhand, India. The Scheduled Tribes stand out for chronic poverty. There are wide differences in schooling and types of jobs between social groups. ... See More +

Brief 105853 MAY 20, 2016

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Chhattisgarh jobs (English)

A majority of Chhattisgarh’s people are in farming. The share of non-farm employment in the state is the lowest in the country. Half the workforce is self-employed and of the remaining, very few have salaried jobs. ... See More +

Brief 105847 MAY 20, 2016

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Vietnam - Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : additional financing : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Tài trợ bổ sung cho Dự án Giảm nghèo vùng núi phía bắc : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese,English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117791 Procurement Plan
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
Punjab - Poverty, growth, and inequality (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119260 Brief
Uttarakhand - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119332 Brief
Rural non-farm employment and household welfare : evidence from Malawi (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 WPS8096 Policy Research Working Paper
Djibouti - Systematic country diagnostic : information notice (English)
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MAY 30, 2017 117582 Information Notice
On the structural transformation of rural Africa (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 WPS7938 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Additional Financing to Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Tài trợ bổ sung cho Dự án Giảm nghèo vùng núi phía bắc : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2017 117161 Procurement Plan
Job quality and poverty in Latin America (English)
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DEC 21, 2016 WPS7927 Policy Research Working Paper
Understanding India's urban frontier : what is behind the emergence of census towns in India ? (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 WPS7923 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam 2035 : toward prosperity, creativity, equity, and democracy (Vol. 2) : Việt Nam 2035 : Hướng tới Thịnh vượng, Sáng tạo, Công bằng và Dân chủ - Tổng quan (Vietnamese)
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NOV 30, 2016 103435 Publication English
Vietnam - Additional Financing to Second Poverty Reduction Project in Lai Chau Province : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Tài trợ bổ sung cho Dự án giảm nghèo giai đoạn tỉnh Lai Châu : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese,English)
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NOV 01, 2016 110343 Procurement Plan
Kenya - Youth Employment and Opportunities Project : vulnerable and marginalized groups framework (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 SFG1895 Indigenous Peoples Plan
All that glitters is not gold : polarization amid poverty reduction in Ghana (English)
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JUL 20, 2016 WPS7758 Policy Research Working Paper
All that glitters is not gold : polarization amid poverty reduction in Ghana (English)
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JUL 20, 2016 WPS7758 Policy Research Working Paper
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
Jharkhand : social inclusion (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105853 Brief
Chhattisgarh jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105847 Brief