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Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Punjab Human Capital Investment Project - P164785 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSC24464 OCT 03, 2018

Cho,Yoonyoung Disclosed

Can Job Training Decrease Women's Self-Defeating Biases? Experimental Evidence from Nigeria (English)

Gender-based occupational segregation – where women are concentrated in low-paid or low-profit sectors – is a non-trivial source of the gender wage gap worldwide, accounting for as much as 50 percent of the gap in some countries (World Bank 2011). ... See More +

Brief 130409 OCT 01, 2018

Croke,Kevin; Goldstein,Markus P.; Holla,Alaka Disclosed

More Than Schooling : Understanding Gender Differences in the Labor Market When Measures of Skill Are Available (English)

This paper uses measures of cognitive and noncognitive skills in an expanded definition of human capital to examine how schooling and skills differ between men and women and how those differences relate to gender gaps in earnings across nine middle-income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8588 SEP 19, 2018

Gunewardena,Dileni N.; King,Elizabeth M.; Valerio,Alexandria Disclosed

Management and Bureaucratic Effectiveness : Evidence from the Ghanaian Civil Service (English)

A burgeoning area of social science research examines how state capabilities and bureaucratic effectiveness shape economic development. This paper studies how the management practices of civil service bureaucrats correlate to the delivery of public projects, using novel data from the Ghanaian Civil Service. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8595 SEP 19, 2018

Rasul,Imran; Rogger,Daniel Oliver; Williams,Martin J. Disclosed

Tax-Transfers Schemes, Informality, and Search Frictions in a Small Open Economy (English)

This paper evaluates the impact of market-oriented structural reforms, in particular labor market policies, social assistance programs, and trade liberalization on long run unemployment, wage inequality, and the distribution of employment across sectors in a small open economy with search frictions and idiosyncratic productivity shocks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8574 SEP 05, 2018

Robayo,Monica Disclosed

Critical Connections : Promoting Economic Growth and Resilience in Europe and Central Asia : Overview (English)

The Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region has a rich history of regional integration and connectivity to the broader world economy, which has stimulated the growth of knowledge and technological innovation. ... See More +

Publication 129794 SEP 05, 2018

Gould,David Michael; Abate,Megersa Abera; Artuc,Erhan; Bamieh,Omar; Briceno-Garmendia,Cecilia M.; Fiorini,Matteo; Hoekman,Bernard M.; Kenett,Dror Yossef; Lebrand,Mathilde Sylvie Maria; López-Garcia,Paloma; Özden,Çag˘lar; Panterov,Georgi Lyudmilov; Rocha,Nadia; Taglioni,Daria; Tan,Shawn Weiming; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Winkler,Hernan Jorge; Yde-Jensen,Thea Disclosed

Critical Connections : Promoting Economic Growth and Resilience in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

The Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region has a rich history of regional integration and connectivity to the broader world economy, which has stimulated the growth of knowledge and technological innovation. ... See More +

Publication 129794 SEP 05, 2018

Gould,David Michael; Abate,Megersa Abera; Artuc,Erhan; Bamieh,Omar; Briceno-Garmendia,Cecilia M.; Fiorini,Matteo; Hoekman,Bernard M.; Kenett,Dror Yossef; Lebrand,Mathilde Sylvie Maria; López-Garcia,Paloma; Özden,Çag˘lar; Panterov,Georgi Lyudmilov; Rocha,Nadia; Taglioni,Daria; Tan,Shawn Weiming; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Winkler,Hernan Jorge; Yde-Jensen,Thea Disclosed

Bilateral Arrangement of Temporary Labor Migration : Lessons from Korea’s Employment Permit System - Main Report (English)

The number of individuals who have crossed borders has mushroomed over recent years. The phenomenon of international migration, however, is heterogeneous in terms of the underlying motives and aspirations of migrants. ... See More +

Working Paper 130020 SEP 01, 2018

Cho,Yoonyoung; Denisova,Anastasiya; Yi,Soonhwa; Khadka,Upasana Disclosed

Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Social Protection and Skills Development Project - P163088 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSA24910 AUG 03, 2018

Zapatero Larrio,Eric Disclosed

Afghanistan’s Displaced People : A Socio-Economic Erofile, 2013-2014 (English)

Afghans represent the world’s largest protracted refugee population, and one of the largest populations to be repatriated to their country of origin in this century. ... See More +

Working Paper 129249 AUG 03, 2018

Tan,Xiayun; Yde-Jensen,Thea; Wieser,Christina; Krishnan,Nandini Disclosed

Kenya/AFRICA- P151831- Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP11467 AUG 01, 2018

Stephen Ogenga Disclosed

Kenya/AFRICA- P151831- Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP11477 AUG 01, 2018

Disclosed

The Future of Work : Race with-not against-the Machine (English)

Will the revolution in digital and information technologies make us obsolete? Will jobs be lost and never replaced? Will wages drop to intolerable levels? ... See More +

Brief 129680 AUG 01, 2018

Chuah,Lay Lian; Loayza,Norman V.; Schmillen,Achim Daniel Disclosed

Nepal - Climbing Higher : Policy Notes (English)

This Policy Notes seek to distill key findings from a broad range of World Bank Group engagements in Nepal, including policy dialogue, analytical work, strategic documents, project lending and trust funded activities. ... See More +

Report 130005 AUG 01, 2018

Disclosed

Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Skills and Employment for Tongans - P161541 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSA25291 JUL 24, 2018

Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome Disclosed

Croatia P147499 HZ Cargo-IBRD 8502 Dec 31, 2017 Project Audit Report (English)

Auditing Document AUD0014328 JUL 22, 2018

Musanovic,Alen Disclosed

Official Documents- Loan Agreement for Loan 8898-JO and GCFF Grant TF0A8043 (English)

Loan Agreement JUL 18, 2018

LEGRL Disclosed

Women wavemakers : practical strategies for recruiting and retaining women in coding bootcamps (English)

Coding bootcamps have recently emerged as a promising approach to equipping individuals with the skills needed to thrive in digital economies. But despite the potential of these training programs to prepare graduates to compete in a changing global labor market, women often participate at significantly lower rates. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS23845 JUL 18, 2018

Hammond,Alicia Samantha; Mulas,Victor; Nadres,Pilar Loren Garcia Disclosed

Trade in Global Value Chains : An Assessment of Labor Market Implications (English)

This paper draws on unique datasets – the World Bank Labor Content of Exports (LACEX) and Export Value Added (EVA) databases – to explore how different varieties of trade integration through global value chains (GVCs) may result in different outcomes in the labor market. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129143 JUL 16, 2018

Winkler,Deborah Elisabeth; Farole,Thomas; Hollweg,Claire Honore Disclosed

Dominican Republic - Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)

This systematic country diagnostic (SCD) presents a storyline on the connection between economic growth and poverty that departs from previous narratives in other studies, including those conducted by the World Bank. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 128208 JUN 30, 2018

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Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Punjab Human Capital Investment Project - P164785 (English)
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OCT 03, 2018 PIDISDSC24464 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Can Job Training Decrease Women's Self-Defeating Biases? Experimental Evidence from Nigeria (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130409 Brief
More Than Schooling : Understanding Gender Differences in the Labor Market When Measures of Skill Are Available (English)
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SEP 19, 2018 WPS8588 Policy Research Working Paper
Management and Bureaucratic Effectiveness : Evidence from the Ghanaian Civil Service (English)
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SEP 19, 2018 WPS8595 Policy Research Working Paper
Tax-Transfers Schemes, Informality, and Search Frictions in a Small Open Economy (English)
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SEP 05, 2018 WPS8574 Policy Research Working Paper
Critical Connections : Promoting Economic Growth and Resilience in Europe and Central Asia : Overview (English)
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SEP 05, 2018 129794 Publication
Critical Connections : Promoting Economic Growth and Resilience in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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SEP 05, 2018 129794 Publication
Bilateral Arrangement of Temporary Labor Migration : Lessons from Korea’s Employment Permit System - Main Report (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 130020 Working Paper
Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Social Protection and Skills Development Project - P163088 (English)
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AUG 03, 2018 PIDISDSA24910 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Afghanistan’s Displaced People : A Socio-Economic Erofile, 2013-2014 (English)
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AUG 03, 2018 129249 Working Paper
Kenya/AFRICA- P151831- Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities - Procurement Plan (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 STEP11467 Procurement Plan
Kenya/AFRICA- P151831- Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities - Procurement Plan (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 STEP11477 Procurement Plan
The Future of Work : Race with-not against-the Machine (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129680 Brief
Nepal - Climbing Higher : Policy Notes (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 130005 Report
Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Skills and Employment for Tongans - P161541 (English)
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JUL 24, 2018 PIDISDSA25291 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Croatia P147499 HZ Cargo-IBRD 8502 Dec 31, 2017 Project Audit Report (English)
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JUL 22, 2018 AUD0014328 Auditing Document
Official Documents- Loan Agreement for Loan 8898-JO and GCFF Grant TF0A8043 (English)
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JUL 18, 2018 Loan Agreement
Women wavemakers : practical strategies for recruiting and retaining women in coding bootcamps (English)
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JUL 18, 2018 AUS23845 Working Paper
Trade in Global Value Chains : An Assessment of Labor Market Implications (English)
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JUL 16, 2018 129143 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Dominican Republic - Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)
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JUN 30, 2018 128208 Systematic Country Diagnostic