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Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities - P151831 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA56830 FEB 04, 2016

Tesliuc,Cornelia M.

Russian Federation - Second State Statistical System Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 103090 FEB 01, 2016

A detailed anatomy of factor misallocation in India (English)

This paper complements the results of earlier work on factor misallocation. The paper first expands the methodology and provides two important decompositions for the main indices. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7547 JAN 28, 2016

Duranton,Gilles; Ghani,Syed Ejaz; Goswami,Arti Grover; Kerr,William Robert

Declining wages for college-educated workers in Mexico : are younger or older cohorts hurt the most ? (English)

Wage inequality has declined in Mexico since 2000. Using data from Mexican labor surveys for the period between 2000 and 2014, this paper investigates whether the decline was driven by wages declining more sharply for younger or older workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7546 JAN 27, 2016

Campos-Vazquez,Raymundo M.; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Lustig,Nora-451471

The great recession and job loss spillovers : impact of tradable employment shocks on supporting services (English)

This paper explores the spillover effects of job losses via input linkages during the Great Recession. Exploiting exogenous variation in tradable employment shocks across U.S. counties, the paper finds that job losses in the tradable sectors cause further job losses in local supporting services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7543 JAN 22, 2016

Nguyen,Ha Minh; Rezaei,Shawheen

China - Second Gansu Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2) : A report on Dongxiang Ethnic Minority Development Plan (EMDP) in Hezheng County, Gansu Province (English)

The objective of the Second Gansu Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project for China is to conserve cultural and natural heritage, enhance tourism services, and improve community services in selected project sites in Gansu province. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1694 JAN 22, 2016

Xie,Dan

China - Second Gansu Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : A report on Ethnic Minority Development Plan (EMDP) in Dangchang County, Gansu Province (English)

The objective of the Second Gansu Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project for China is to conserve cultural and natural heritage, enhance tourism services, and improve community services in selected project sites in Gansu province. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1694 JAN 22, 2016

Xie,Dan

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; advanced markets; emerging and developing economies in East Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 103052 JAN 21, 2016

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat

Global supply chains and trade policy (English)

How do global supply chain linkages modify countries' incentives to impose import protection? Are these linkages empirically important determinants of trade policy? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7536 JAN 19, 2016

Blanchard,Emily J.; Bown,Chad P.; Johnson,Robert Christopher

Ninis in Uruguay (English)

In Latin America, one in five youth-totaling more than 18 million individuals aged 15 to 24-is neither working nor in school (ninis). Despite the strong economic performance of the region in recent years – with vibrant economic growth and a significant reduction in poverty and inequality – the proportion of Latin American youth who are ninis fell only marginally, and the absolute number of young people in this condition actually increased. ... See More +

Working Paper 102789 JAN 15, 2016

Youth out of school and out of work in Brazil (English)

In Latin America, one in five youth-totaling more than 18 million individuals aged 15 to 24-is neither working nor in school (ninis). Despite the strong economic performance of the region in recent years – with vibrant economic growth and a significant reduction in poverty and inequality – the proportion of Latin American youth who are ninis fell only marginally, and the absolute number of young people in this condition actually increased. ... See More +

Working Paper 102788 JAN 15, 2016

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; advanced markets; emerging and frontier economies in Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 103049 JAN 15, 2016

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; advanced markets; emerging and developing economies in Europe and Central Asia, South Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 103046 JAN 12, 2016

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat

Democratic Republic of Congo - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Human Development Systems Strengthening Project for Democratic Republic of Congo is to strengthen select management systems for education and health services in targeted geographic areas in the recipient's territory. ... See More +

Project Paper RES21588 JAN 11, 2016

Bradley,Marylou R.

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; advanced markets; emerging and developing economies in Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 103045 JAN 08, 2016

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat

Earnings premiums and penalties for self-employment and informal employees around the world (English)

This paper examines the earnings premiums associated with different types of employment in 73 countries. Workers are divided into four categories: non-professional own-account workers, employers and own-account professionals, informal wage employees, and formal wage employees. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7530 JAN 07, 2016

Gindling,T. H.; Mossaad,Nadwa; Newhouse,David Locke

Sierra Leone - Youth Employment Support Project : INT redacted report (English)

This report provides the findings of an administrative inquiry by the World Bank Group Integrity Vice Presidency (INT) into allegations of misconduct in connection with the Youth Employment Support Project (the Project) in Sierra Leone. ... See More +

Board Report 103184 JAN 01, 2016

Misallocation in Turkey's manufacturing sector (English)

Turkey’s economy expanded rapidly in the 2000s, and per capita income is now close to World Bank’s high income threshold of U$12,736. While part of this economic growth was attributable to human and physical capital accumulation, an important fraction was due to total factor productivity (TFP) growth. ... See More +

Brief 103073 JAN 01, 2016

Turkish

Skills for work in Bulgaria : the relationship between cognitive and socioemotional skills and labor market outcomes (English)

Bulgaria is undergoing both a rapid demographic transition and a significant structural shift in its economy. Increasing longevity combined with low fertility and emigration have made Bulgaria’s age structure increasingly top-heavy and its dependency ratios higher. ... See More +

Working Paper 102627 JAN 01, 2016

Levin,Victoria; Guallar Artal,Silvia; Safir,Abla Bulgarian

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Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities - P151831 (English)
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FEB 04, 2016 PIDA56830 Project Information Document
Russian Federation - Second State Statistical System Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103090 Procurement Plan
A detailed anatomy of factor misallocation in India (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 WPS7547 Policy Research Working Paper
Declining wages for college-educated workers in Mexico : are younger or older cohorts hurt the most ? (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 WPS7546 Policy Research Working Paper
The great recession and job loss spillovers : impact of tradable employment shocks on supporting services (English)
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JAN 22, 2016 WPS7543 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Second Gansu Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2) : A report on Dongxiang Ethnic Minority Development Plan (EMDP) in Hezheng County, Gansu Province (English)
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JAN 22, 2016 SFG1694 Indigenous Peoples Plan
China - Second Gansu Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : A report on Ethnic Minority Development Plan (EMDP) in Dangchang County, Gansu Province (English)
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JAN 22, 2016 SFG1694 Indigenous Peoples Plan
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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JAN 21, 2016 103052 Newsletter
Global supply chains and trade policy (English)
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JAN 19, 2016 WPS7536 Policy Research Working Paper
Ninis in Uruguay (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 102789 Working Paper
Youth out of school and out of work in Brazil (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 102788 Working Paper
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 103049 Newsletter
Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 and record of approval December 22, 2015 (English)
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JAN 13, 2016 102895 Minutes
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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JAN 12, 2016 103046 Newsletter
Democratic Republic of Congo - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)
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JAN 11, 2016 RES21588 Project Paper
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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JAN 08, 2016 103045 Newsletter
Earnings premiums and penalties for self-employment and informal employees around the world (English)
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JAN 07, 2016 WPS7530 Policy Research Working Paper
Sierra Leone - Youth Employment Support Project : INT redacted report (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103184 Board Report
Misallocation in Turkey's manufacturing sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103073 Brief Turkish
Skills for work in Bulgaria : the relationship between cognitive and socioemotional skills and labor market outcomes (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102627 Working Paper Bulgarian