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

Procurement Plan STEP7084 FEB 14, 2018

Disclosed

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

Procurement Plan STEP7083 FEB 14, 2018

Stephen Ogenga Disclosed

Ghana - GH-Skills and Technology Development Pro (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0020874 FEB 08, 2018

IEG Review Team Disclosed

Effect of climate policies on labor markets in developing countries : review of the evidence and directions for future research (English)

This study surveys one of the critical welfare aspects of contemplating climate policies in developing countries and their potential effect on workers and labor markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8332 FEB 07, 2018

Hafstead,Marc Andrew Christian; Williams III,Roberton C.; Golub,Alexander Alexandrovich; Meijer,Siet; Narayanan,Badri G.; Nyamweya,Kevin; Steinbuks,Jevgenijs Disclosed

Broadband internet, labor demand, and total factor productivity in Colombia (English)

This paper studies the relationship between information and communication technology, labor demand, and total factor productivity in Colombia. It estimates total factor productivity for the Colombian manufacturing sector using a method that assumes a law of motion where total factor productivity evolves according to an autoregressive process of order 1 as well as with the past use of broadband technologies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8318 JAN 24, 2018

Ospino,Carlos Disclosed

Youth labor skill training in Nepal (English)

Training is one of the main ways that the Nepal government intervenes in the labor market. This descriptive study documents patterns, trends, correlates, and the labor market effects of formal off-the-job training of youth, based on national household survey data. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 123027 JAN 01, 2018

Raju,Dhushyanth Disclosed

China - Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project : social assessment (Vol. 2) : Due diligence report on resettlement work of 2013 to 2016 (English)

The development objective of the Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project for China is to support establishment and management of diversified aged care service system of Anhui Provincial Government. ... See More +

Social Assessment SFG3777 DEC 26, 2017

Disclosed

The value of reference letters (English)

This paper shows that reference letters from former employers alleviate information asymmetries about workers' skills and improve both match quality and equity in the labor market. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8266 DEC 11, 2017

Abel,Simon Martin; Burger,Rulof Petrus; Piraino,Patrizio Disclosed

Mexico - Social Protection System Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 120701 OCT 13, 2017

Disclosed

Preschool availability and female labor force participation : evidence from Indonesia (English)

Female labor force participation (FLFP) in Indonesia lags behind other countries in the region and has remained more or less unchanged since 1990. ... See More +

Working Paper 123476 OCT 01, 2017

Halim,Daniel Zefanya; Johnson,Hillary C.; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

Bridging the intention-behavior gap ? the effect of plan-making prompts on job search and employment (English)

The paper tests the effects of plan-making on job search and employment. In a field experiment with unemployed youths, participants who complete a detailed job search plan increase the number of job applications submitted (by 15 percent) but not the time spent searching, consistent with intention-behavior gaps observed at baseline. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8181 SEP 06, 2017

Abel,Simon Martin; Carranza,Eliana; Burger,Rulof Petrus; Piraino,Patrizio Disclosed

Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? : ¿Ha sido limitado el crecimiento inclusivo en la República Dominicana por los mercados laborales? (Spanish)

The strong economic growth enjoyed by the Dominican Republic following its 2003 domestic crisis was not matched by similarly substantial progress in poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 117877 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? (English)

The strong economic growth enjoyed by the Dominican Republic following its 2003 domestic crisis was not matched by similarly substantial progress in poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 117877 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

A proximity-based approach to labor mobility in CGE models with an application to Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

The ease with which workers can move between sectors has a strong impact on the effects on labor markets of shocks such as changes in world prices or migration flows. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8151 JUL 20, 2017

Lofgren,Hans; Cicowiez,Martin Disclosed

Ethiopia - Rural Safety Net Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Rural Safety Net Project for Ethiopia is to support the Government of Ethiopia in improving the effectiveness and scalability of its rural safety net system. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3475 JUN 30, 2017

Beyene,Samrawit Girma 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

Appraisal Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Enhanced Vocational Education and Training Project II - P163018 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSA21580 JUN 29, 2017

SangeetaGoyal Disclosed

Fast, easy, and cheap job matching : social networks in Bangladesh (English)

This paper uncovers the reason why social networks are used in a job market. The data are novel: a nationally representative matched employer-employee data set in Bangladesh with detailed information, including direct measures of the use of social networks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8107 JUN 20, 2017

Matsuda,Norihiko; Nomura,Shinsaku Disclosed

Kosovo - Financial Sector Strengthening and Market Infrastructure Project (Formerly Titled Financial Sector Technical Assistance Project) (English)

Ratings for the Financial Sector Strengthening and Market Infrastructure Project (Formerly Titled Financial Sector Technical Assistance Project) for Kosovo were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4157 JUN 16, 2017

Disclosed

China - Guangdong Social Security Integration and Rural Worker Training Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Guangdong Social Security Integration and Rural Worker Training Project for China is to to enhance portability of social security data and beneficiary entitlements, and to strengthen the skills base and employment prospects of rurban and rural workers in Guangdong. ... See More +

Project Paper RES22001 JUN 13, 2017

Disclosed

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Kenya/AFRICA- P151831- Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities - Procurement Plan (English)
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FEB 14, 2018 STEP7084 Procurement Plan
Kenya/AFRICA- P151831- Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities - Procurement Plan (English)
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FEB 14, 2018 STEP7083 Procurement Plan
Ghana - GH-Skills and Technology Development Pro (English)
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FEB 08, 2018 ICRR0020874 Implementation Completion Report Review
Effect of climate policies on labor markets in developing countries : review of the evidence and directions for future research (English)
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FEB 07, 2018 WPS8332 Policy Research Working Paper
Broadband internet, labor demand, and total factor productivity in Colombia (English)
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JAN 24, 2018 WPS8318 Policy Research Working Paper
Youth labor skill training in Nepal (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123027 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
China - Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project : social assessment (Vol. 2) : Due diligence report on resettlement work of 2013 to 2016 (English)
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DEC 26, 2017 SFG3777 Social Assessment
The value of reference letters (English)
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DEC 11, 2017 WPS8266 Policy Research Working Paper
Mexico - Social Protection System Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 13, 2017 120701 Procurement Plan
Preschool availability and female labor force participation : evidence from Indonesia (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 123476 Working Paper
Bridging the intention-behavior gap ? the effect of plan-making prompts on job search and employment (English)
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SEP 06, 2017 WPS8181 Policy Research Working Paper
Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? : ¿Ha sido limitado el crecimiento inclusivo en la República Dominicana por los mercados laborales? (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2017 117877 Working Paper
Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 117877 Working Paper
A proximity-based approach to labor mobility in CGE models with an application to Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUL 20, 2017 WPS8151 Policy Research Working Paper
Ethiopia - Rural Safety Net Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 SFG3475 Environmental Assessment
Developing socioemotional skills for the Philippines’ labor market (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 ACS22716 Publication
Appraisal Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Enhanced Vocational Education and Training Project II - P163018 (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 PIDISDSA21580 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Fast, easy, and cheap job matching : social networks in Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 WPS8107 Policy Research Working Paper
Kosovo - Financial Sector Strengthening and Market Infrastructure Project (Formerly Titled Financial Sector Technical Assistance Project) (English)
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JUN 16, 2017 ICR4157 Implementation Completion and Results Report
China - Guangdong Social Security Integration and Rural Worker Training Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 13, 2017 RES22001 Project Paper