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Poverty and shared prosperity in Belarus over the past decade : trends, drivers, and challenges : БЕДНОСТЬ И СОВМЕСТНОЕ ПРОЦВЕТАНИЕ В РЕСПУБЛИКЕ БЕЛАРУСЬ ЗА ПОСЛЕДНЕЕ ДЕСЯТИЛЕТИЕ (Russian)

This paper has the goal of presenting the first comprehensive update of poverty, inequality and shared prosperity trends – and key drivers of these trends – since 2003 until 2015, that is starting with the end of the most recent poverty assessment published in 2004 and that covered the period 1997-2002. ... See More +

Working Paper 120346 OCT 01, 2017

Cojocaru,Alexandru; Matytsin,Mikhail English Disclosed

Developing socioemotional skills for the Philippines’ labor market (English)

While the Philippines has achieved remarkable progress in raising the education level of its labor force, the standard proxy for educational attainment, years of formal schooling, is increasingly inadequate as a measure of workforce skills. ... See More +

Publication ACS22716 JUN 29, 2017

Acosta,Pablo Ariel Disclosed

Poverty and shared prosperity in Belarus over the past decade : trends, drivers, and challenges (English)

This paper has the goal of presenting the first comprehensive update of poverty, inequality and shared prosperity trends – and key drivers of these trends – since 2003 until 2015, that is starting with the end of the most recent poverty assessment published in 2004 and that covered the period 1997-2002. ... See More +

Working Paper 120346 JUN 22, 2017

Cojocaru,Alexandru; Matytsin,Mikhail Russian Disclosed

Armenia - Leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market : պայմանների ապահովում բնագիտության, տեխնոլոգիայի, ճարտարագիտության և մաթեմատիկայի (STEM) բնագավառներում (Luhya,Armenian)

This report summarizes the challenges facing Armenian women at school and in the workplace with a special focus on STEM-related employment. As the world transitions to an increasingly digital economy, jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) will become a powerful driver of economic growth in the twenty-first century. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS21924 MAR 01, 2017

Inoue,Keiko; Bailey,Laura E.; Aedo Inostroza,Mario Cristian Disclosed

Are labor market imperfections the reason so few microenterprises hire workers? : an experiment in Sri Lanka suggests they are not (English)

This brief examines whether labor market imperfections stop microenterprises from growing, using an experiment in Sri Lanka that provided wage subsidies to small firms to help them hire workers. ... See More +

Brief 111734 JAN 01, 2017

De Mel,Suresh; Mckenzie,David J.; Woodruff,Christoper Disclosed

Mozambique - Social Protection Project : environmental assessment : Quadro de gestao ambiental e social (Portuguese)

Environmental Assessment SFG2919 JAN 01, 2017

Zapatero Larrio,Eric 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

Jordan - Support Building Active Labor Market Program Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 109887 NOV 01, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Samoa (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Samoa. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 109904 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Jordan - Support Building Active Labor Market Program Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 109888 OCT 01, 2016

Disclosed

Household enterprises in fragile and conflict-affected states : results from a qualitative toolkit piloted in Liberia : Volume 1 - Report (English)

Many policy makers across Sub-Saharan Africa, including in fragile and conflict-affectedsituations (FCS), consider youth employment a central policy issue. ... See More +

Working Paper 108183 AUG 01, 2016

Chapman,Emily Weedon; Heaner,Gwendolyn K. Disclosed

Education, skills, and labor market outcomes : results from large-scale adult skills surveys in urban areas in 12 countries (Vol. 3) : Data set 2 - variables by reading proficiency (English)

In recent years, skills development has become a priority among developed and developing countries alike. The World Bank Group, in its quest to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity, has joined efforts with countries and multilateral development partners to ensure that individuals have access to quality education and training opportunities and that employers can find the skills they need to operate. ... See More +

Working Paper 105167 JUN 27, 2016

Roseth,Viviana Venegas; Valerio,Alexandria; Gutierrez Bernal,Marcela Disclosed

Results of the Kosovo 2015 : labour force survey : Rezultatet e anketës së fuqisë : punëtore 2015 në Kosovë (Basque,Albanian)

The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) began conducting the Labor Force Survey (LFS) in 2001 and then undertook LFS on an almost annual basis until 2009. ... See More +

Working Paper 108798 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Results of the Kosovo 2015 : labour force survey : Anketa o radnoj snazi : rezultati za Kosovo 2015 (Serbian)

The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) began conducting the Labor Force Survey (LFS) in 2001 and then undertook LFS on an almost annual basis until 2009. ... See More +

Working Paper 108798 JUN 01, 2016

English Disclosed

From aspirations to occupations : the role of information in educational and labor market decisions in Moldova : De la aspiraţii la ocupaţii : rolul informaţiei în deciziile privind educaţia si piata muncii în Moldova (Romanian)

This report sheds light on information sources and on gaps in educational and occupational choices in Moldova by presenting findings based on original data collected in 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 106494 APR 01, 2016

Levin,Victoria; Safir,Abla; Guallar Artal,Silvia; Johansson De Silva,Sara; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria Disclosed

Doing business regional profile 2016 : East African Community (EAC) (English)

Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 103361 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business regional profile 2016 : Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) (English)

Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 103379 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business regional profile 2016 : Arab World (English)

Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 103377 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business regional profile 2016 : Landlocked Economies (English)

Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 103381 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business regional profile 2016 : Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) (English)

Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 103376 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

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Poverty and shared prosperity in Belarus over the past decade : trends, drivers, and challenges : БЕДНОСТЬ И СОВМЕСТНОЕ ПРОЦВЕТАНИЕ В РЕСПУБЛИКЕ БЕЛАРУСЬ ЗА ПОСЛЕДНЕЕ ДЕСЯТИЛЕТИЕ (Russian)
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OCT 01, 2017 120346 Working Paper English
Developing socioemotional skills for the Philippines’ labor market (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 ACS22716 Publication
Poverty and shared prosperity in Belarus over the past decade : trends, drivers, and challenges (English)
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JUN 22, 2017 120346 Working Paper Russian
Armenia - Leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market : պայմանների ապահովում բնագիտության, տեխնոլոգիայի, ճարտարագիտության և մաթեմատիկայի (STEM) բնագավառներում (Luhya,Armenian)
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MAR 01, 2017 ACS21924 Working Paper
Are labor market imperfections the reason so few microenterprises hire workers? : an experiment in Sri Lanka suggests they are not (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 111734 Brief
Mozambique - Social Protection Project : environmental assessment : Quadro de gestao ambiental e social (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2919 Environmental Assessment
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
Jordan - Support Building Active Labor Market Program Project : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 109887 Procurement Plan
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Samoa (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109904 Working Paper
Jordan - Support Building Active Labor Market Program Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109888 Procurement Plan
Household enterprises in fragile and conflict-affected states : results from a qualitative toolkit piloted in Liberia : Volume 1 - Report (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108183 Working Paper
Education, skills, and labor market outcomes : results from large-scale adult skills surveys in urban areas in 12 countries (Vol. 3) : Data set 2 - variables by reading proficiency (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 105167 Working Paper
Results of the Kosovo 2015 : labour force survey : Rezultatet e anketës së fuqisë : punëtore 2015 në Kosovë (Basque,Albanian)
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JUN 01, 2016 108798 Working Paper
Results of the Kosovo 2015 : labour force survey : Anketa o radnoj snazi : rezultati za Kosovo 2015 (Serbian)
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JUN 01, 2016 108798 Working Paper English
From aspirations to occupations : the role of information in educational and labor market decisions in Moldova : De la aspiraţii la ocupaţii : rolul informaţiei în deciziile privind educaţia si piata muncii în Moldova (Romanian)
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APR 01, 2016 106494 Working Paper
Doing business regional profile 2016 : East African Community (EAC) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103361 Working Paper
Doing business regional profile 2016 : Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103379 Working Paper
Doing business regional profile 2016 : Arab World (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103377 Working Paper
Doing business regional profile 2016 : Landlocked Economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103381 Working Paper
Doing business regional profile 2016 : Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103376 Working Paper