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FDI and the Skill Premium : Evidence from Emerging Economies (English)

Foreign direct investment may play an important role in transferring technologies from high-income to emerging economies, which can lead to uneven effects on the wages of skilled and unskilled workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8613 OCT 12, 2018

Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Nayyar,Gaurav; Toews,Gerhard; Vezina,Pierre-Louis Disclosed

Exporting Firms and the Demand for Skilled Tasks (English)

This paper explores the link between exports and the demand for skilled tasks. Using the Chilean Encuesta Nacional Industrial Anual (ENIA), an annual census of manufacturing firms, the analysis first shows that Chilean exporters utilize more skills than Chilean non-exporters. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8603 OCT 04, 2018

Brambilla,Irene; Lederman,Daniel; Porto,Guido Disclosed

ICT adoption and wage inequality : evidence from Mexican firms (English)

This paper uses a panel of firms from the Mexican Economic Censuses and analyzes at the microeconomic level how labor markets adapt to the adoption of information and communication technologies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8298 JAN 09, 2018

Pereira Lopez,Mariana De La Paz; Iacovone,Leonardo Disclosed

Online exports and the wage gap (English)

The development of the Internet is often seen as a source of demand for skilled workers and therefore a potential driver of the wage gap between skilled and unskilled workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8160 AUG 07, 2017

Milet,Emmanuel Michel Stephane; Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Olarreaga,Marcelo Disclosed

Global inequality in a more educated world (English)

In developing countries, younger and better-educated cohorts are entering the workforce. This developing world-led education wave is altering the skill composition of the global labor supply, and impacting income distribution, at the national and global levels. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8135 JUN 30, 2017

Ahmed, S. Amer; Bussolo,Maurizio; Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Go,Delfin Sia; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel Disclosed

The distributive impact of terms of trade shocks (English)

The halving of oil prices, which happened in a short period between late 2014 and the first months of 2015, has generated major terms of trade losses for oil exporting countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8016 MAR 29, 2017

Bussolo,Maurizio; Luongo,Patrizia Disclosed

Afghanistan - National Solidarity Program III : P117103 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 13 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR23775 JUN 28, 2016

Ahmed,Naila

Exporters, engineers, and blue-collar workers (English)

This paper investigates differences in the composition of employment between exporting and non-exporting firms. In particular, it asks whether exporting firms hire more engineers relative to blue-collar workers than non-exporting firms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7686 MAY 31, 2016

Brambilla,Irene; Lederman,Daniel; Porto,Guido Disclosed

Afghanistan - National Solidarity Program III : P117103 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 12 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR21862 MAY 20, 2016

Ahmed,Naila

Mali - Mali Reconstruction and Economic Recovery : P144442 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR23212 APR 26, 2016

Coulibaly,Zie Ibrahima

Global migration revisited : short-term pains, long-term gains, and the potential of south-south migration (English)

This paper re-examines the development implications of international migration focusing on two issues: how the costs and benefits of migration change over time, and the significance of South-South migration for development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7628 APR 11, 2016

Ahmed, S. Amer; Go,Delfin Sia; Willenbockel,Dirk Andreas Disclosed

Afghanistan - National Solidarity Program III : P117103 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 11 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR21093 OCT 26, 2015

Ahmed,Naila

Ghana - Ghana---Social Opportunities Project : P115247 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 10 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR20738 OCT 02, 2015

Namara,Suleiman Disclosed

Mauritania - Mauritania Road Corridor ACGF : P112131 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR14578 JUL 24, 2014

Diouf,Ibou

The long-awaited rise of the middle class in Latin America is finally happening (English)

In many developing countries, the supply of skilled workers is likely to continue to be stronger than demand, and this should drive down the skill premium and reduce inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6912 JUN 01, 2014

Bussolo, Maurizio; Maliszewska, Maryla; Murard, Elie Disclosed

Ghana - Ghana---Social Opportunities Project : P115247 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR12590 JAN 09, 2014

Namara,Suleiman Disclosed

Export liberalization, job creation and the skill premium : evidence from the U.S.-Vietnam bilateral trade agreement (English)

This paper explores how the expansion of labor-intensive manufacturing exports resulting from the United States-Vietnam Bilateral Trade Agreement in 2001 translated into wages of skilled and unskilled workers and the skill premium in Vietnam through the channel of labor demand. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6419 APR 01, 2013

Fukase, Emiko Disclosed

Official Documents- First Amendment to the Grant Agreement for TF097110 and Financing Agreement for IDA Grant H594-LR (English)

Agreement NOV 26, 2012

Wang,Mei - LEGAM Disclosed

Weathering the storm : responses by Cambodian firms to the global financial crisis (English)

Firms have various ways to cope with external risks. This paper analyzes the risk coping behavior that entails the smoothing of inputs (labor, raw materials, or capital). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6220 OCT 01, 2012

Guimbert, Stephane; Oostendorp, Remco Disclosed

Educational upgrading and returns to skills in Latin America : evidence from a supply-demand framework, 1990-2010 (English)

It has been argued that a factor behind the decline in income inequality in Latin America in the 2000s was the educational upgrading of its labor force. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5921 DEC 01, 2011

Gasparini, Leonardo; Galiani, Sebastian; Cruces, Guillermo; Acosta, Pablo Disclosed

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FDI and the Skill Premium : Evidence from Emerging Economies (English)
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OCT 12, 2018 WPS8613 Policy Research Working Paper
Exporting Firms and the Demand for Skilled Tasks (English)
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OCT 04, 2018 WPS8603 Policy Research Working Paper
ICT adoption and wage inequality : evidence from Mexican firms (English)
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JAN 09, 2018 WPS8298 Policy Research Working Paper
Online exports and the wage gap (English)
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AUG 07, 2017 WPS8160 Policy Research Working Paper
Global inequality in a more educated world (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 WPS8135 Policy Research Working Paper
The distributive impact of terms of trade shocks (English)
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MAR 29, 2017 WPS8016 Policy Research Working Paper
Afghanistan - National Solidarity Program III : P117103 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 13 (English)
See More +
JUN 28, 2016 ISR23775 Implementation Status and Results Report
Exporters, engineers, and blue-collar workers (English)
See More +
MAY 31, 2016 WPS7686 Policy Research Working Paper
Afghanistan - National Solidarity Program III : P117103 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 12 (English)
See More +
MAY 20, 2016 ISR21862 Implementation Status and Results Report
Mali - Mali Reconstruction and Economic Recovery : P144442 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)
See More +
APR 26, 2016 ISR23212 Implementation Status and Results Report
Global migration revisited : short-term pains, long-term gains, and the potential of south-south migration (English)
See More +
APR 11, 2016 WPS7628 Policy Research Working Paper
Afghanistan - National Solidarity Program III : P117103 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 11 (English)
See More +
OCT 26, 2015 ISR21093 Implementation Status and Results Report
Ghana - Ghana---Social Opportunities Project : P115247 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 10 (English)
See More +
OCT 02, 2015 ISR20738 Implementation Status and Results Report
Mauritania - Mauritania Road Corridor ACGF : P112131 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)
See More +
JUL 24, 2014 ISR14578 Implementation Status and Results Report
The long-awaited rise of the middle class in Latin America is finally happening (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2014 WPS6912 Policy Research Working Paper
Ghana - Ghana---Social Opportunities Project : P115247 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)
See More +
JAN 09, 2014 ISR12590 Implementation Status and Results Report
Export liberalization, job creation and the skill premium : evidence from the U.S.-Vietnam bilateral trade agreement (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2013 WPS6419 Policy Research Working Paper
Official Documents- First Amendment to the Grant Agreement for TF097110 and Financing Agreement for IDA Grant H594-LR (English)
See More +
NOV 26, 2012 Agreement
Weathering the storm : responses by Cambodian firms to the global financial crisis (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2012 WPS6220 Policy Research Working Paper
Educational upgrading and returns to skills in Latin America : evidence from a supply-demand framework, 1990-2010 (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2011 WPS5921 Policy Research Working Paper