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The effect of height on earnings : is stature just a proxy for cognitive and non-cognitive skills ? (English)

This study investigates the degree to which the association of height and earnings in Pakistan is independent of other cognitive and socioemotional skills. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8254 NOV 22, 2017

Mete,Cem; Bossavie,Laurent Loic Yves; Giles,John T.; Alderman,Harold H. Disclosed

The economics of Kretek rolling in Indonesia (English)

This report identifies the socioeconomic and labor market characteristics of kretek workers and their households from two large kretek producing districts. ... See More +

Working Paper 120353 SEP 22, 2017

Nargis,Nigar; Sahadewo,Gumilang Aryo; Araujo,Edson Correia; Harimurti,Pandu; Drope, Jeffrey; Li, Qing; Durazo,Josefine; Kartaadipoetra,Firman Witoelar; Sikoki,Bondan Supraptilah Disclosed

Impacts in the short term of the dual learning on young people and businesses in Côte d'Ivoire (French)

This report provides novel evidence on the short-term impacts of a dual apprenticeship program on youths and firms in Côte d’Ivoire. The impact evaluation was embedded in the Youth Employment and Skills Development Project (PEJEDEC). ... See More +

Working Paper 119760 JUL 25, 2017

Crépon, Bruno; Premand,Patrick Disclosed

The influence of non-cognitive skills on wages within and between firms : evidence from Bangladesh's formal sector (English)

Many employers and employees believe that non-cognitive skills are an important contributor to labor market success. This study has assessed the empirical evidence for such a claim in the case of Bangladesh by evaluating unique employer-employee matched labor market data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8053 MAY 04, 2017

Nomura,Shinsaku; Adhikari,Samik Disclosed

Time and money : a study of labor constraints for female cotton producers in Cote d'Ivoire : Time and money : a study of labor constraints for female cotton producers in Cote D'Ivoire (English)

A gap between male and female farmers in agricultural production, both in terms of output and productivity, has been largely documented across Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Brief 115015 MAY 01, 2017

Carranza,Eliana; Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Jones,Rachel Winter; Rouanet,Lea Marie French Disclosed

Western Balkans Labor Market Trends 2017 (English)

Labor markets in the Western Balkan countries, comprising Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia, are characterized by low employment rates and high unemployment. ... See More +

Working Paper 113922 APR 01, 2017

Vidovic, Hermine; Koettl-Brodmann,Johannes; Mara, Isilda; Posadas,Josefina Disclosed

Statement of loans for March 2017 : South Asia Region (English)

Working Paper 114515 MAR 31, 2017

Disclosed

5th Ethiopia economic update : why so idle? - wages and employment in a crowded labor market : draft for public launch (English)

Strong economic growth continued in 2014-15, but the drought slowed down Ethiopia’s growth to 8 percent in 2015-16. Exports have had their worst performance in the last decade and the current account balance remained large. ... See More +

Working Paper 110730 DEC 02, 2016

Disclosed

Understanding the dynamics of labor income inequality in Latin America (English)

Since the early 2000s, after a long period of wide and persistent gaps, Latin America has experienced a steady decline in income inequality. This paper presents evidence of a trend reversal in labor income inequality, which is considered the main factor behind such a decline in income inequality across the region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7795 AUG 15, 2016

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Lustig,Nora; Valderrama,Daniel Disclosed

Forever young? Swaziland country brief (English)

The demographic transition took up in the late 1970s in Swaziland, brought about by a sustained fall in total fertility rate. As a response to the drop in infant and child mortality (falling by over 60 per cent between 1950 and 1990), the average number of children per woman has declined from 6.7 in 1950 to 3.2 in 2015. ... See More +

Brief 108993 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Bhutan’s labor market : toward gainful quality employment for all (English)

The Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) places great emphasis on the creation of a sufficient number of high-quality jobs to achieve full employment. ... See More +

Working Paper 110896 JAN 01, 2016

Schmillen,Achim Daniel; Rajbhandary,Jasmine; Denisova,Anastasiya; Kuddo,Arvo; Mete,Cem; Moubarak,Amr S.; Weber,Michael Disclosed

Gender earnings gap in the formal labor market in Turkey (English)

Gender disparities in Turkey remain considerable despite Turkish government’s recent public policy initiatives aimed at increasing gender equity in Turkey. ... See More +

Working Paper 102014 DEC 01, 2015

Cebeci,Tolga Disclosed

Qualitative assessment of economic mobility and labor markets in Turkey : a gender perspective (English)

Turkey has recently experienced significant population growth, gross domestic product (GDP) growth, and modernization. The economic structure in Turkey has been changing rapidly due to privatization and global growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 102016 DEC 01, 2015

Disclosed

The effect of weather-induced internal migration on local labor markets : evidence from Uganda (English)

Relying on census data collected in 2002 and historical weather data for Uganda, authors estimate the impact of weather-induced internal migration on the probability for non-migrants living in the destination regions to be employed. ... See More +

Journal Article 112428 OCT 21, 2013

Strobl,Eric; Valfort, Marie-Anne Disclosed

Labor and working conditions : guidance note two (Portuguese)

Performance standard two recognizes that the pursuit of economic growth through employment creation and income generation should be accompanied by protection of the fundamental1 rights of workers. ... See More +

Working Paper 113830 JAN 01, 2012

Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Labor and working conditions : guidance note two (Arabic)

Performance standard two recognizes that the pursuit of economic growth through employment creation and income generation should be accompanied by protection of the fundamental1 rights of workers. ... See More +

Working Paper 113830 JAN 01, 2012

Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Labor and working conditions : guidance note two (Spanish)

Performance standard two recognizes that the pursuit of economic growth through employment creation and income generation should be accompanied by protection of the fundamental1 rights of workers. ... See More +

Working Paper 113830 JAN 01, 2012

Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Labor and working conditions : guidance note two (Russian)

Performance standard two recognizes that the pursuit of economic growth through employment creation and income generation should be accompanied by protection of the fundamental1 rights of workers. ... See More +

Working Paper 113830 JAN 01, 2012

Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Labor and working conditions : guidance note two (French)

Performance standard two recognizes that the pursuit of economic growth through employment creation and income generation should be accompanied by protection of the fundamental1 rights of workers. ... See More +

Working Paper 113830 JAN 01, 2012

Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, English Disclosed

Labor and working conditions : guidance note two (Chinese)

Performance standard two recognizes that the pursuit of economic growth through employment creation and income generation should be accompanied by protection of the fundamental1 rights of workers. ... See More +

Working Paper 113830 JAN 01, 2012

Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, English Disclosed

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The effect of height on earnings : is stature just a proxy for cognitive and non-cognitive skills ? (English)
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NOV 22, 2017 WPS8254 Policy Research Working Paper
The economics of Kretek rolling in Indonesia (English)
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SEP 22, 2017 120353 Working Paper
Impacts in the short term of the dual learning on young people and businesses in Côte d'Ivoire (French)
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JUL 25, 2017 119760 Working Paper
The influence of non-cognitive skills on wages within and between firms : evidence from Bangladesh's formal sector (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 WPS8053 Policy Research Working Paper
Time and money : a study of labor constraints for female cotton producers in Cote d'Ivoire : Time and money : a study of labor constraints for female cotton producers in Cote D'Ivoire (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115015 Brief French
Western Balkans Labor Market Trends 2017 (English)
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APR 01, 2017 113922 Working Paper
Statement of loans for March 2017 : South Asia Region (English)
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MAR 31, 2017 114515 Working Paper
5th Ethiopia economic update : why so idle? - wages and employment in a crowded labor market : draft for public launch (English)
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DEC 02, 2016 110730 Working Paper
Understanding the dynamics of labor income inequality in Latin America (English)
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AUG 15, 2016 WPS7795 Policy Research Working Paper
Forever young? Swaziland country brief (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 108993 Brief
Bhutan’s labor market : toward gainful quality employment for all (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 110896 Working Paper
Gender earnings gap in the formal labor market in Turkey (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 102014 Working Paper
Qualitative assessment of economic mobility and labor markets in Turkey : a gender perspective (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 102016 Working Paper
The effect of weather-induced internal migration on local labor markets : evidence from Uganda (English)
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OCT 21, 2013 112428 Journal Article
Labor and working conditions : guidance note two (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2012 113830 Working Paper Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Labor and working conditions : guidance note two (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2012 113830 Working Paper Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Labor and working conditions : guidance note two (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2012 113830 Working Paper Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Labor and working conditions : guidance note two (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2012 113830 Working Paper Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, French, Chinese, English
Labor and working conditions : guidance note two (French)
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JAN 01, 2012 113830 Working Paper Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, English
Labor and working conditions : guidance note two (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2012 113830 Working Paper Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, English