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Bangladesh - Safe migration for Bangladeshi workers (English)

Bangladesh has maintained an impressive track record on growth and development. However, even with a growing economy there is still widespread poverty and underemployment motivating many Bangladeshis to migrate in search of better opportunities. ... See More +

Brief 122943 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Analysis for Action : knowledge for change annual report 2017 (English)

This Annual Report is intended to highlight and summarize the results of the KCP from July 2016through June 2017. This includes the formal closure of Knowledge for Change Program Phase II (KCPII), ongoing progress of projects within Knowledge for Change Program Phase III (KCP III), and a second call for proposals under KCP III. ... See More +

Annual Report 122137 DEC 20, 2017

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Armenia - A window of opportunity to tackle challenging reforms (English)

The World Bank expects the Armenian economy to grow about 4 percent in 2017 with a modest but sustained recovery envisaged over the medium term. ... See More +

Working Paper 122979 DEC 01, 2017

Chelsky,Jeffrey Allen; Manookian Salmasi,Armineh Disclosed

Indonesia’s global workers : juggling opportunities and risks (English)

International labor migration is an important sector of the Indonesian economy in its own right, requiring commensurate efforts to improve its professionalism as a sector and instill modernization across its various components to maximize its potential for the benefit of all stakeholders.This report aims to point towards the best policy mix for Indonesia’s various international migrant worker groups who face widely differing risks and gain diverse economic benefits from migration. ... See More +

Working Paper 121691 NOV 01, 2017

Bahasa (Indonesian) Disclosed

Migrating to opportunity : overcoming barriers to labor mobility in Southeast Asia (English)

The movement of people in Southeast Asia is an issue of increasing importance. Workers move throughout Southeast Asia in search of economic opportunities. ... See More +

Publication 120136 OCT 08, 2017

Testaverde,Mauro; Moroz,Harry Edmund; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Schmillen,Achim Daniel Disclosed

Migration and remittances : Special topic : return migration (English)

This Migration and Development Brief reports global trends in migration and remittance flows, major policy developments, and the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators for reducing remittance costs and recruitment costs. ... See More +

Working Paper 120240 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Migration and mobility (English)

Most Europe and Central Asia (ECA) economies are showing more rapid growth than previously expected, reflecting a strengthening of growth in industrial production and exports in recent months. ... See More +

Working Paper 120539 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Push and pull : a study of international migration from Nepal (English)

This paper studies migration choices in the presence of liquidity constraints and varying costs of migration. This paper presents a simple theoretical framework that analyzes migration response to both push and pull factors in such settings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7965 FEB 08, 2017

Shrestha,Maheshwor Disclosed

Labour mobility: the ten billion dollar prize (English)

This is a background paper to the Pacific Possible report. The paper proposes a series reforms to enhance labor mobility opportunities for Pacific Island countries. ... See More +

Publication 119105 FEB 01, 2017

Curtain,Richard Leigh; Dornan,Matthew Selwyn; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome; Howes,Stephen Disclosed

Magnet cities : migration and commuting in Romania (English)

Romania is the fastest growing economy in the European Union (EU), and Bucharest and Romania’s secondary cities have been its main growth engines. ... See More +

Working Paper 116400 JAN 01, 2017

Cristea,Marius; Mare,Codruța; Moldovan,Ciprian; China,Andreea-Mirela; Farole,Thomas; Vințan,Adina; Park,Jane; Garrett,Keith Patrick; Ionescu-Heroiu,Marcel Disclosed

Bangladesh - Safe Migration for Bangladeshi Workers Project : procurement plan for June 2013 - June 2017 (English)

Procurement Plan 108743 OCT 04, 2016

Disclosed

Should I stay or should I go ? internal migration and household welfare in Ghana (English)

This papers investigates to what extent internal migration contributes to improving households' welfare in Ghana. Using the most recent and nationally representative household survey (Ghana Living Standards Survey 2012/13), the estimates indicate that on average migration increases consumption significantly, and the effect is driven by households migrating from inland regions to the coastal areas of the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7752 JUL 20, 2016

Molini,Vasco; Pavelesku,Dan; Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

Migration and remittances fact book 2016 (English)

The number of migrants has risen rapidly in the past few years for various reasons: job opportunities, labor shortages resulting from falling birth rates, internal conflict and war, natural disasters, climate change, and improved access to information through phone and the Internet. ... See More +

Publication 105203 APR 08, 2016

Ratha,Dilip K.; Plaza,Sonia; Dervisevic,Ervin Disclosed

Evidence on policies to increase the development impacts of international migration (English)

International migration offers individuals and their families the potential to experience immediate and large gains in their incomes and offers a number of other positive benefits to the sending communities and countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 120312 AUG 01, 2015

Mckenzie,David J.; Yang,Dean Disclosed

Does access to foreign markets shape internal migration? : evidence from Brazil (English)

This paper investigates how internal migration is affected by Brazil’s increased integration into the world economy. The authors analyze the impact of regional differences in access to foreign demand on sector-specific bilateral migration rates between the Brazilian states for the years 1995 to 2003. ... See More +

Journal Article 112479 APR 29, 2015

Hering, Laura; Paillacar,Rodrigo Disclosed

The impact of financial literacy training for migrants (English)

Remittances are a major source of external financing for many developing countries, but the cost of sending them remains high in many migration corridors. ... See More +

Journal Article 112400 DEC 23, 2012

Gibson,Alan John; Mckenzie,David J.; Zia,Bilal Husnain Disclosed

Audit Committee (AC) : minutes of meeting held on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 (English)

Minutes 69035 APR 03, 2012

Disclosed

Projects and people : a handbook for addressing project-induced in-migration (English)

Migration associated with economic opportunity is a common phenomenon. One form of migration is project-induced in-migration, which involves the movement of people into an area in anticipation of, or in response to, economic opportunities associated with the development and/or operation of a new project. ... See More +

Working Paper 62631 SEP 01, 2009

Disclosed

Shaping the future : a long-term perspective of people and job mobility for the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

The objective of this study is to provide a long-term perspective for the ongoing policy dialogue on the management of labor migration in Europe and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries. ... See More +

Policy Note 50267 JAN 01, 2009

Arabic, French Disclosed

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Bangladesh - Safe migration for Bangladeshi workers (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122943 Brief
Analysis for Action : knowledge for change annual report 2017 (English)
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DEC 20, 2017 122137 Annual Report
Armenia - A window of opportunity to tackle challenging reforms (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122979 Working Paper
Indonesia’s global workers : juggling opportunities and risks (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121691 Working Paper Bahasa (Indonesian)
Migrating to opportunity : overcoming barriers to labor mobility in Southeast Asia (English)
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OCT 08, 2017 120136 Publication
Migration and remittances : Special topic : return migration (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120240 Working Paper
Migration and mobility (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120539 Working Paper
Push and pull : a study of international migration from Nepal (English)
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FEB 08, 2017 WPS7965 Policy Research Working Paper
Labour mobility: the ten billion dollar prize (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 119105 Publication
Magnet cities : migration and commuting in Romania (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 116400 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Safe Migration for Bangladeshi Workers Project : procurement plan for June 2013 - June 2017 (English)
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OCT 04, 2016 108743 Procurement Plan
Should I stay or should I go ? internal migration and household welfare in Ghana (English)
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JUL 20, 2016 WPS7752 Policy Research Working Paper
Migration and remittances fact book 2016 (English)
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APR 08, 2016 105203 Publication
Evidence on policies to increase the development impacts of international migration (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 120312 Journal Article
Does access to foreign markets shape internal migration? : evidence from Brazil (English)
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APR 29, 2015 112479 Journal Article
The impact of financial literacy training for migrants (English)
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DEC 23, 2012 112400 Journal Article
Audit Committee (AC) : minutes of meeting held on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 (English)
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APR 03, 2012 69035 Minutes
Projects and people : a handbook for addressing project-induced in-migration (English)
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SEP 01, 2009 62631 Working Paper
Shaping the future : a long-term perspective of people and job mobility for the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 50267 Policy Note Arabic, French