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Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Moldova Skills Data Capacity Building - P154573 (English)

Project Paper RES36046 FEB 22, 2019

Smolyar,Yuliya Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Costa Rica Higher Education - P123146 - Sequence No : 12 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR35331 FEB 21, 2019

Becerra,Marcelo Disclosed

Environmental and Social Review Summary (ESRS) - Uzbekistan: Strengthening the Social Protection System - P166447 (English)

Environmental and Social Review Summary ESRSC00161 FEB 04, 2019

Salazar,Manuel Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Employment Opportunities for Vulnerable Youth Project - P157036 - Sequence No : 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR35278 JAN 16, 2019

Ouerghi,Azedine Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Modernizing Higher Education Project - P128516 - Sequence No : 05 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR35681 JAN 15, 2019

Ambasz,Diego Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - CONGO - Rep. Skills Development for Employability Project - P128628 - Sequence No : 10 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR33296 JAN 09, 2019

Wane,Waly Disclosed

Partnering for Gender Equality : Umbrella Facility for Gender Equity – 2018 Annual Report (English)

In 2012 the World Bank Group (WBG) established the Umbrella Facility for Gender Equality (UFGE), a multi-donor trust fund dedicated to advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment through experimentation and knowledge creation to help governments and the private sector focus policy and programs on scalable solutions with sustainable outcomes. ... See More +

Annual Report 133935 JAN 01, 2019

Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Tunisia Tertiary Education for Employability Project - P151059 - Sequence No : 07 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR35194 DEC 27, 2018

Drabble,Michael Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Bolivia: Improving Employability and Labor Income of Youth Project - P143995 - Sequence No : 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR34195 DEC 24, 2018

Alvarez,Patricia Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Kazakhstan - Youth Corps program - P127966 - Sequence No : 10 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR33960 DEC 19, 2018

Valerio,Alexandria Disclosed

Minimum Wages and Labor Supply in an Emerging Market : The Case of Mauritius (English)

This paper investigates the effect of multiple minimum wages, known as remuneration orders, on employment and working hours in Mauritius. Using data between 2004 and 2014, the analysis indicates that a 10 percent increase in the minimum wages brings about a slightly positive effect on employment in the covered sector, with an estimated employment elasticity of 0.113, which is within the range of elasticities found in previous studies of employment effects of minimum wages in low- and middle-income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8681 DEC 18, 2018

Asmal,Zaakhir; Bhorat,Haroon Ismail; Kanbur,Ravi; Ranzani,Marco; Paci,Pierella Disclosed

The Economic Case for Education in Vietnam (English)

Education is central to the development of human capital. Vietnam has made significant progress. This paper reviews existing research on the returns to education and makes the case for investment in schooling. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8679 DEC 18, 2018

Patrinos,Harry Anthony; Thang,Pham Vu; Thanh,Nguyen Duc Disclosed

Labor Market Effects of Demographic Shifts and Migration in OECD Countries (English)

The labor force of each industrial country is being shaped by three forces: ageing, education and migration. Drawing on a new database for the OECD countries and a standard analytical framework, this paper focuses on the relative and aggregate effects of these three forces on wages across different skill and age groups over 2000 to 2010. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8676 DEC 17, 2018

Docquier,Frederic; Kone,Zovanga Louis; Mattoo,Aaditya; Ozden,Caglar Disclosed

Montenegro Growth and Jobs (English)

The government of Montenegro has identified a need to exert strenuous to reduce unemployment and bring more Montenegrins into the labor market. ... See More +

Report 132975 DEC 13, 2018

Madzarevic-Sujster,Sanja Disclosed

Robots, Tasks and Trade (English)

This paper examines the effects of robotization on trade patterns, wages and welfare. It develops a Ricardian model with two-stage production and trade in intermediate and final goods in which robots can take over some tasks previously performed by humans in a subset of industries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8674 DEC 13, 2018

Artuc,Erhan; Bastos,Paulo S. R.; Rijkers,Bob Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Skills and Employment for Tongans - P161541 - Sequence No : 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR35064 DEC 07, 2018

Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome Disclosed

Official Documents- Financing Agreement for Credit 6350-NE and Grant D4020-NE (Closing Package) (English)

Financing Agreement DEC 07, 2018

LEGRL Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Mongolia Employment Support Project - P159215 - Sequence No : 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR34569 DEC 04, 2018

Posadas,Josefina Disclosed

Gender Gaps in the Labor Market and Economic Growth (English)

This paper studies the effects of policies aimed at mitigating discrimination against women in the marketplace on the gender wage gap, decisions to invest in skills, the composition of employment and unemployment, and long-run growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8661 DEC 03, 2018

Agenor,Pierre-Richard; Karakurum-Ozdemir,Kamer; Pinto Moreira,Emmanuel Disclosed

Labor Regulations throughout the World : An Overview (English)

Between 2007 and 2017, ninety nine countries initiated reforms in labor regulations that affected World Bank Doing Business labor indicators. The most common topics for reforms are (i) procedural requirements in case of contract termination, and changes in notification arrangements; (ii) fixed term contracts; (iii) severance payments; (iv) annual leave arrangements, and (v) working time arrangements. ... See More +

Report 133237 DEC 01, 2018

Kuddo,Arvo Disclosed

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Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Moldova Skills Data Capacity Building - P154573 (English)
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FEB 22, 2019 RES36046 Project Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Costa Rica Higher Education - P123146 - Sequence No : 12 (English)
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FEB 21, 2019 ISR35331 Implementation Status and Results Report
Environmental and Social Review Summary (ESRS) - Uzbekistan: Strengthening the Social Protection System - P166447 (English)
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FEB 04, 2019 ESRSC00161 Environmental and Social Review Summary
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Employment Opportunities for Vulnerable Youth Project - P157036 - Sequence No : 04 (English)
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JAN 16, 2019 ISR35278 Implementation Status and Results Report
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Modernizing Higher Education Project - P128516 - Sequence No : 05 (English)
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JAN 15, 2019 ISR35681 Implementation Status and Results Report
Disclosable Version of the ISR - CONGO - Rep. Skills Development for Employability Project - P128628 - Sequence No : 10 (English)
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JAN 09, 2019 ISR33296 Implementation Status and Results Report
Partnering for Gender Equality : Umbrella Facility for Gender Equity – 2018 Annual Report (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 133935 Annual Report
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Tunisia Tertiary Education for Employability Project - P151059 - Sequence No : 07 (English)
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DEC 27, 2018 ISR35194 Implementation Status and Results Report
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Bolivia: Improving Employability and Labor Income of Youth Project - P143995 - Sequence No : 09 (English)
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DEC 24, 2018 ISR34195 Implementation Status and Results Report
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Kazakhstan - Youth Corps program - P127966 - Sequence No : 10 (English)
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DEC 19, 2018 ISR33960 Implementation Status and Results Report
Minimum Wages and Labor Supply in an Emerging Market : The Case of Mauritius (English)
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DEC 18, 2018 WPS8681 Policy Research Working Paper
The Economic Case for Education in Vietnam (English)
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DEC 18, 2018 WPS8679 Policy Research Working Paper
Labor Market Effects of Demographic Shifts and Migration in OECD Countries (English)
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DEC 17, 2018 WPS8676 Policy Research Working Paper
Montenegro Growth and Jobs (English)
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DEC 13, 2018 132975 Report
Robots, Tasks and Trade (English)
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DEC 13, 2018 WPS8674 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Skills and Employment for Tongans - P161541 - Sequence No : 01 (English)
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DEC 07, 2018 ISR35064 Implementation Status and Results Report
Official Documents- Financing Agreement for Credit 6350-NE and Grant D4020-NE (Closing Package) (English)
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DEC 07, 2018 Financing Agreement
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Mongolia Employment Support Project - P159215 - Sequence No : 03 (English)
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DEC 04, 2018 ISR34569 Implementation Status and Results Report
Gender Gaps in the Labor Market and Economic Growth (English)
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DEC 03, 2018 WPS8661 Policy Research Working Paper
Labor Regulations throughout the World : An Overview (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 133237 Report