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Yemen - Bringing Back Business Project : Risky Business - Impact of Conflict on Private Enterprises (English)

Escalating in March 2015, the conflict spanning across Yemen has resulted in massive casualties, a wave of internally displaced persons, substantial infrastructure damage, and hampered service delivery across both the economy and society. ... See More +

Working Paper 138758 JUN 01, 2019

Sofan,Sami A Disclosed

Childcare and Maternal Employment : Evidence from Vietnam (English)

Little literature currently exists on the effects of childcare use on maternal labor market outcomes in a developing country context, and recent studies offer mixed results. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8856 MAY 17, 2019

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Hiraga,Masako; Nguyen,Cuong Viet Disclosed

Quality of Management of Firms in Turkey (English)

This paper examines the quality of management practices in Turkey and its relation to other firm-level characteristics such as firm performance, competition, and type of ownership. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 136314 APR 01, 2019

Del Carpio,Ximena Vanessa; Taskin,Temel Disclosed

Understanding and Assessing Impact of Transmission and Distribution Projects on Electricity Access (English)

The North Eastern Region (NER) of India stretches across the eastern foothills of the Himalayan mountain range. Geographically, the region is connected to the other parts of the country through a small ‘chicken neck’ corridor in the state of West Bengal. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 134234 JAN 30, 2019

Mittal,Rohit; Gupta,Amol; Gaba,Kwawu Mensan 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

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Voice and Action: Social Accountability for Improved Service Delivery - P146160 - Sequence No : 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR32408 AUG 15, 2018

Johnson,Erik Caldwell Disclosed

Why aren't more Lebanese women working? (English)

Ensuring equitable access to jobs and reducing gender gaps is essential for putting MENA countries on the path to inclusive growth and stability. ... See More +

Brief 126361 MAY 01, 2018

Elzir,Angela; Sayed,Haneen Ismail Disclosed

Impact of U.S. market access on local labor markets in Vietnam (English)

This paper examines the impact of U.S. market access on local labor markets in a developing country, Vietnam. The study finds that following the implementation of the Vietnam–United States bilateral trade agreement in December 2001, manufacturing employment increased in provinces that were more exposed to U.S. tariff cuts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8366 MAR 13, 2018

Hoang,Trung Xuan; Nguyen,Ha Minh Disclosed

Labor regulations throughout the world : an overview (English)

Between 2007 and 2017, 99 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 +

Working Paper 127606 JAN 01, 2018

Kuddo,Arvo Disclosed

Tackling Childcare : The Business Case for Employer-Supported Childcare (Japanese)

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., is Japan’s premier bank and was established by a merger in 2006 between The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Ltd. and UFJ Bank Limited. ... See More +

135899 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

Tackling Childcare : The Business Case for Employer-Supported Childcare (English)

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., is Japan’s premier bank and was established by a merger in 2006 between The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Ltd. and UFJ Bank Limited. ... See More +

135899 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

Official Documents- Amendment to the Loan Agreement for Loan 8268-CN (English)

Agreement JUL 20, 2017

Alcala Gerez,Alejandro Disclosed

Expediting trade : Impact evaluation of Serbia’s in-house clearance program (English)

Reforms of national customs agencies are supported by increasingamounts of development aid. However, there have been very fewformal evaluations of their effectiveness. ... See More +

Brief 116522 JUN 01, 2017

Hillberry,Russell Henry; Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Berg,Claudia N.; Mendoza Alcantara,Alejandra Disclosed

Rwanda - Improved Cookstoves Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Inyenyeri EMP appendix one - health and safety protocol (English)

The overall objective of the Improved Cookstoves Project for Rwanda is to reduce the use of woody biomass for cooking through promotion of improved cookstoves, and to assess the effectiveness and health benefits of contrasting stove and business models (of the two selected companies Inyenyeri and DelAgua). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2852 JAN 12, 2017

Ling,Stephen Disclosed

The week (English)

Is a five-day workweek followed by a two-day weekend a socially optimal schedule? This paper presents a model in which labor productivity and the marginal utility of leisure evolve endogenously over the workweek. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7598 MAR 14, 2016

Eden,Maya Disclosed

Rwanda - Economic update : Rwanda at work (Vol. 2) : Fact sheet (English)

Rwanda’s growth rates during the past few years exceeded the growth rates of developing countries, except for in 2013 when Rwanda’s growth decelerated to 4.7 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 103618 FEB 26, 2016

Ishihara,Yoichiro; Bundervoet,Tom; Sanghi,Apurva; Nishiuchi,Toru Disclosed

Work values in Western and Eastern europe (English)

The paper reports on work values in Europe. At the country level we find that job satisfaction is related to lower working hours, higher well-being, and a higher GDP per capita. ... See More +

Working Paper 103796 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Higher Education for the Twenty First Century Project : audited financial statement - year ending December 31, 2014 (English)

Auditing Document AUD0001449 AUG 22, 2015

Jayasuriya Arachchi,Priyantha Disclosed

Albania - Citizen Centered Public Services Project : environmental management plan (English)

The development objective of the Citizen Centered Public Services Project for Albania is to improve efficiency, quality, and access to administrative services in Albania. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1080 APR 01, 2015

Kreso Beslagic,Esma Disclosed

Social compliance in EPZ : does it increase technical efficiency of enterprises? A stochastic frontier production model study (English)

With rising global competitiveness, increasing wages, and growing demands for social responsibility, enterprises in Bangladesh are grappling with a multitude of unprecedented challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 116587 JUL 01, 2014

Greene,William H.; Bacale,Wayne Amago Disclosed

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Yemen - Bringing Back Business Project : Risky Business - Impact of Conflict on Private Enterprises (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 138758 Working Paper
Childcare and Maternal Employment : Evidence from Vietnam (English)
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MAY 17, 2019 WPS8856 Policy Research Working Paper
Quality of Management of Firms in Turkey (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136314 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Understanding and Assessing Impact of Transmission and Distribution Projects on Electricity Access (English)
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JAN 30, 2019 134234 ESMAP Paper
Labor Regulations throughout the World : An Overview (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 133237 Report
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Voice and Action: Social Accountability for Improved Service Delivery - P146160 - Sequence No : 03 (English)
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AUG 15, 2018 ISR32408 Implementation Status and Results Report
Why aren't more Lebanese women working? (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126361 Brief
Impact of U.S. market access on local labor markets in Vietnam (English)
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MAR 13, 2018 WPS8366 Policy Research Working Paper
Labor regulations throughout the world : an overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 127606 Working Paper
Tackling Childcare : The Business Case for Employer-Supported Childcare (Japanese)
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SEP 01, 2017 135899
Tackling Childcare : The Business Case for Employer-Supported Childcare (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 135899
Official Documents- Amendment to the Loan Agreement for Loan 8268-CN (English)
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JUL 20, 2017 Agreement
Expediting trade : Impact evaluation of Serbia’s in-house clearance program (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116522 Brief
Rwanda - Improved Cookstoves Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Inyenyeri EMP appendix one - health and safety protocol (English)
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JAN 12, 2017 SFG2852 Environmental Assessment
The week (English)
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MAR 14, 2016 WPS7598 Policy Research Working Paper
Rwanda - Economic update : Rwanda at work (Vol. 2) : Fact sheet (English)
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FEB 26, 2016 103618 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Work values in Western and Eastern europe (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103796 Working Paper
Sri Lanka - Higher Education for the Twenty First Century Project : audited financial statement - year ending December 31, 2014 (English)
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AUG 22, 2015 AUD0001449 Auditing Document
Albania - Citizen Centered Public Services Project : environmental management plan (English)
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APR 01, 2015 SFG1080 Environmental Assessment
Social compliance in EPZ : does it increase technical efficiency of enterprises? A stochastic frontier production model study (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 116587 Working Paper