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Disclosable Version of the ISR - Mongolia Employment Support Project - P159215 - Sequence No : 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR31994 APR 09, 2018

Posadas,Josefina Disclosed

The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Policy makers throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) will like to understand how best to leverage recent and ongoing global, business-relevant technologies to support productivity upgrading with inclusion. ... See More +

Publication 125044 APR 06, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Packard,Truman G. Spanish Disclosed

The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)

Policy makers throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) will like to understand how best to leverage recent and ongoing global, business-relevant technologies to support productivity upgrading with inclusion. ... See More +

Publication 125044 APR 06, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Packard,Truman G. English Disclosed

Does workfare work well ? the case of the employment generation program for the poorest in Bangladesh (English)

Evidence on the effectiveness of workfare as an anti-poverty program in developing countries is weak compared with the relatively well-established role of public works during economic crisis as a social safety net. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8395 APR 02, 2018

Cho,Yoonyoung; Ruthbah,Ummul Hasanath Disclosed

Refugee welfare : a global public good (English)

This brief discusses about the refugees welfare in Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Refugee flows can significantly alter the social and economic fabric of host communities, with the impact depending on initial conditions in labor markets, access to resources, demographics, labor laws, and the policy responses of host governments. ... See More +

Brief 125157 APR 01, 2018

Mottaghi,Lili Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Rwanda Public Sector Governance Program For Results - P149095 - Sequence No : 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results ReportRwanda Public Sector Governance Program For Results ISR31881 APR 01, 2018

Adda,Enagnon Ernest Eric Disclosed

A rebalancing China and resurging India : how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (English)

This report assesses the future impact of two dynamically transforming economies – China and India on Russia’s economy. China is rebalancing its economy whereas India is rapidly expanding. ... See More +

Working Paper 124783 MAR 30, 2018

Hollweg,Claire Honore; Prihardini,Dinar Dhamma; Sanghi,Apurva; Burns,Andrew; Djiofack,Calvin Zebaze; Dissanayake,jagath Disclosed

Too small to be beautiful? : the farm size and productivity relationship in Bangladesh (English)

This paper examines the agricultural productivity–farm size relationship in the context of Bangladesh. Features of Bangladesh's agriculture help overcome several limitations in testing the inverse farm size–productivity relationship in other developing country settings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8387 MAR 28, 2018

Gautam,Madhur; Ahmed,Mansur Disclosed

Antigua and Barbuda - Public and Social Sector Transformation Project (English)

Ratings for the Public and Social Sector Transformation Project for Antigua and Barbuda were as follows: outcome was unsatisfactory, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and monitoring and evaluation (M and E) quality was modest. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4379 MAR 28, 2018

Disclosed

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

Procurement Plan STEP8185 MAR 27, 2018

Disclosed

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

Procurement Plan STEP8110 MAR 26, 2018

Disclosed

Portraits of Labor Market Exclusion 2.0 : Synthesis Note (English)

This report is part of a joint study between the European Commission (EC), the World Bank, andthe Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). ... See More +

Working Paper 124639 MAR 26, 2018

Disclosed

Asymmetric information on noncognitive skills in the Indian labor market : an experiment in online job portal (English)

This paper examines the impact of noncognitive (socio-emotional) skills on job market outcomes, using a randomized control trial implemented in an online job portal in India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8378 MAR 26, 2018

Yamauchi,Futoshi; Nomura,Shinsaku; Imaizumi,Saori; Areias,Ana Carolina; Chowdhury,Afra Rahman Disclosed

Reflections of employers' gender preferences in job ads in India : an analysis of online job portal data (English)

Using online job portal data and probabilistic regression estimations, the paper investigates the explicit gender bias and salary gap in the Indian job market, reflected in more than 800,000 job recruitment advertisements. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8379 MAR 26, 2018

Chowdhury,Afra Rahman; Areias,Ana Carolina; Imaizumi,Saori; Nomura,Shinsaku; Yamauchi,Futoshi Disclosed

Overcoming Poverty and Inequality in South Africa : An Assessment of Drivers, Constraints and Opportunities (English)

This report documents the progress South Africa has made in reducing poverty and inequality since the end of apartheid in 1994, with a focus on the period between 2006 and 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 124521 MAR 22, 2018

Sulla,Victor; Zikhali,Precious Disclosed

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

Procurement Plan STEP8037 MAR 21, 2018

Stephen Ogenga Disclosed

Pakistan/SOUTH ASIA- P130193- Punjab Skills Development - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP8000 MAR 20, 2018

Haroon Naseer Disclosed

Western Balkans labor market trends 2018 (English)

This report is the second in a series, presenting labor market developments in the Western Balkan countries in 2017 and comparing with selected member states of the European Union (EU). ... See More +

Working Paper 124354 MAR 16, 2018

Vidovic,Hermine; Mara,Isilda; Koettl-Brodmann,Stefanie; Reyes,Gonzalo; Arandarenko,Mihail; Aleksic,Dragan Disclosed

Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Argentina Youth Employment Support Project - P133129 (English)

Project Paper RES30758 MAR 13, 2018

Salvador,Marcela Ines Disclosed

Employment structure and returns to skill in Vietnam : estimates using the labor force survey (English)

This paper uses Labor Force Survey data to assess key aspects of the labor market in Vietnam over 2007-14. The analysis finds large growth in wage employment in the foreign-owned and domestic private sectors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8364 MAR 12, 2018

Demombynes,Gabriel; Testaverde,Mauro Disclosed

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Disclosable Version of the ISR - Mongolia Employment Support Project - P159215 - Sequence No : 02 (English)
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APR 09, 2018 ISR31994 Implementation Status and Results Report
The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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APR 06, 2018 125044 Publication Spanish
The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)
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APR 06, 2018 125044 Publication English
Does workfare work well ? the case of the employment generation program for the poorest in Bangladesh (English)
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APR 02, 2018 WPS8395 Policy Research Working Paper
Refugee welfare : a global public good (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125157 Brief
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Rwanda Public Sector Governance Program For Results - P149095 - Sequence No : 06 (English)
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APR 01, 2018 ISR31881 Implementation Status and Results ReportRwanda Public Sector Governance Program For Results
A rebalancing China and resurging India : how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (English)
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MAR 30, 2018 124783 Working Paper
Too small to be beautiful? : the farm size and productivity relationship in Bangladesh (English)
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MAR 28, 2018 WPS8387 Policy Research Working Paper
Antigua and Barbuda - Public and Social Sector Transformation Project (English)
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MAR 28, 2018 ICR4379 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Kenya/AFRICA- P151831- Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities - Procurement Plan (English)
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MAR 27, 2018 STEP8185 Procurement Plan
Kenya/AFRICA- P151831- Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities - Procurement Plan (English)
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MAR 26, 2018 STEP8110 Procurement Plan
Portraits of Labor Market Exclusion 2.0 : Synthesis Note (English)
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MAR 26, 2018 124639 Working Paper
Asymmetric information on noncognitive skills in the Indian labor market : an experiment in online job portal (English)
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MAR 26, 2018 WPS8378 Policy Research Working Paper
Reflections of employers' gender preferences in job ads in India : an analysis of online job portal data (English)
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MAR 26, 2018 WPS8379 Policy Research Working Paper
Overcoming Poverty and Inequality in South Africa : An Assessment of Drivers, Constraints and Opportunities (English)
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MAR 22, 2018 124521 Working Paper
Kenya/AFRICA- P151831- Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities - Procurement Plan (English)
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MAR 21, 2018 STEP8037 Procurement Plan
Pakistan/SOUTH ASIA- P130193- Punjab Skills Development - Procurement Plan (English)
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MAR 20, 2018 STEP8000 Procurement Plan
Western Balkans labor market trends 2018 (English)
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MAR 16, 2018 124354 Working Paper
Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Argentina Youth Employment Support Project - P133129 (English)
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MAR 13, 2018 RES30758 Project Paper
Employment structure and returns to skill in Vietnam : estimates using the labor force survey (English)
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MAR 12, 2018 WPS8364 Policy Research Working Paper