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Employment structure and returns to skill in Vietnam : estimates using the labor force survey (English)

This paper uses Labor Force Survey data to assess key aspects of the labor market in Vietnam over 2007-14. The analysis finds large growth in wage employment in the foreign-owned and domestic private sectors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8364 MAR 12, 2018

Demombynes,Gabriel; Testaverde,Mauro Disclosed

Africa/AFRICA- P132123- AFCC2/RI-South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance and Shared Growth Project 1 - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP7677 MAR 09, 2018

Disclosed

Gender differences in poverty and household composition through the life-cycle : a global perspective (English)

This paper uses household surveys from 89 countries to look at gender differences in poverty in the developing world. In the absence of individual-level poverty data, the paper looks at what can we learn in terms of gender differences by looking at the available individual and household level information. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8360 MAR 06, 2018

Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Buitrago,Paola; Leroy De La Briere,Benedicte; Newhouse,David Locke; Rubiano Matulevich,Eliana Carolina; Scott,Kinnon; Suarez Becerra,Pablo Disclosed

Audit Report_Himachal Pradesh_ 2016-17 (English)

Auditing Document AUD0011796 MAR 04, 2018

Tanya Gupta Disclosed

"If it's already tough, imagine for me..." a qualitative perspective on youth out of school and out of work in Brazil (English)

Drawing on in-depth interviews with young women and men in rural and urban Brazil, this qualitative research explores gender dimensions in the causes and consequences of being "out of work and out of school." ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8358 MAR 02, 2018

Machado,Ana Luiza; Muller,Miriam Disclosed

Africa/AFRICA- P126661- AFCC2/RI-SAPP-Program for Accelerating Regional Energy/Transformational Projects - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP7477 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Research digest newsletter Vol. 12 (No. 2) (English)

This issue focuses on India and features the following articles: A Long History of World Bank Research Focusing on India; Looking Back on Two Decades of Poverty and Well-Being in India; For India's Rural Poor, Growing Towns Matter More Than Growing Cities; Weighing the Cost-Effectiveness of Strategies to Reduce Teacher Absence in India; Flies without Borders: Lessons from Chennai on Improving Municipal Public Health Services; Are Invisible Walls Inhibiting Internal Migration in India? ... See More +

Newsletter 123703 FEB 28, 2018

Disclosed

India/SOUTH ASIA- P102330- North East Rural Livelihoods Project (NERLP) - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP7416 FEB 28, 2018

Hara Kumar Hajong Disclosed

India - Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project : procurement plan for goods (English)

Procurement Plan 123905 FEB 28, 2018

Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Integrated Forest Ecosystem Management - P151102 - Sequence No : 05 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR31460 FEB 28, 2018

Ambrosi,Philippe Disclosed

India's internal labor migration paradox : the statistical and the real (English)

Internal labor migration rates in India have been largely static and low in recent times compared with those in other countries. This is a cause for concern because internal migration for economic reasons can promote the agglomeration of economic activity in more productive locations and directly contribute to reducing poverty through remittances. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8356 FEB 26, 2018

Nayyar,Gaurav; Kim,Kyoung Yang Disclosed

The state of jobs in post-conflict areas of Sri Lanka (English)

Although Sri Lanka has made significant progress in social and economic development over the past decade, the Northern and Eastern provinces that faced the brunt of the decades-long conflict remain disproportionately poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8355 FEB 26, 2018

Newhouse,David Locke; Silwal,Ani Rudra Disclosed

Nicaragua - Property Rights Strengthening Project (English)

The development objective of the Property Rights Strengthening Project for Nicaragua is to provide beneficiaries in selected municipalities with: (a) updated and integrated cadastral and property registry information; and (b) improved land administration services. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2598 FEB 22, 2018

Disclosed

Guinea - Power Sector Recovery Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of Power Sector Recovery Project for Guinea is to improve the technical and commercial performance of the Electricité de Guinée (EDG). ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2467 FEB 21, 2018

Disclosed

Belarus - Forestry Development Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Forestry Development Project for Belarus is to enhance silvicultural management and reforestation and afforestation, increase the use of felling residues, and improve the public good contribution from forests in targeted forest areas. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2612 FEB 21, 2018

Disclosed

Uganda - Private Power Generation (Bujagali) Project : seventh progress report on the management action plan in response to the Inspection Panel investigation report (English)

This is the seventh and final Progress Report to the Board of Executive Directors (the Board) on implementation of the Management Action Plan (MAP) in response to the Inspection Panel Investigation Report No. 44977-UG on the Private Power Generation (Bujagali) Project. ... See More +

Inspection Panel Report and Recommendation 123898 FEB 20, 2018

Disclosed

Central African Republic - Natural Resources Governance Project (English)

The development objective of the Natural Resources Governance Project for Central African Republic (CAR) is to improve governance and strengthen capacity in the forest and mining sectors in the Central African Republic. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2343 FEB 16, 2018

Disclosed

Nicaragua - Country partnership framework for the period FY18-FY22 (English)

Nicaragua remains one of the poorest countries in Latin America. Making a significant dent in prevailing levels of poverty and vulnerability through faster, more inclusive, and sustained growth as well as better access to quality basic services are at the core of the financial year 2018‐2022 Country Partnership Framework (CPF). ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 123026 FEB 12, 2018

Disclosed

How to address constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market (English)

As emphasized in Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the Pacific: A Companion Report to the World Development Report (World Bank 2012), gender inequality in access to economic opportunities, earnings, and productivity persists across East Asia and the Pacific. ... See More +

Brief 123960 FEB 01, 2018

Disclosed

Mobilizing private finance for development in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

After a two-year recession, something last experienced over three decades ago, the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is growing again. ... See More +

Working Paper 123738 FEB 01, 2018

Abousleiman,Issam A.; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R. Disclosed

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Employment structure and returns to skill in Vietnam : estimates using the labor force survey (English)
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MAR 12, 2018 WPS8364 Policy Research Working Paper
Africa/AFRICA- P132123- AFCC2/RI-South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance and Shared Growth Project 1 - Procurement Plan (English)
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MAR 09, 2018 STEP7677 Procurement Plan
Gender differences in poverty and household composition through the life-cycle : a global perspective (English)
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MAR 06, 2018 WPS8360 Policy Research Working Paper
Audit Report_Himachal Pradesh_ 2016-17 (English)
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MAR 04, 2018 AUD0011796 Auditing Document
"If it's already tough, imagine for me..." a qualitative perspective on youth out of school and out of work in Brazil (English)
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MAR 02, 2018 WPS8358 Policy Research Working Paper
Africa/AFRICA- P126661- AFCC2/RI-SAPP-Program for Accelerating Regional Energy/Transformational Projects - Procurement Plan (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 STEP7477 Procurement Plan
Research digest newsletter Vol. 12 (No. 2) (English)
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FEB 28, 2018 123703 Newsletter
India/SOUTH ASIA- P102330- North East Rural Livelihoods Project (NERLP) - Procurement Plan (English)
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FEB 28, 2018 STEP7416 Procurement Plan
India - Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project : procurement plan for goods (English)
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FEB 28, 2018 123905 Procurement Plan
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Integrated Forest Ecosystem Management - P151102 - Sequence No : 05 (English)
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FEB 28, 2018 ISR31460 Implementation Status and Results Report
India's internal labor migration paradox : the statistical and the real (English)
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FEB 26, 2018 WPS8356 Policy Research Working Paper
The state of jobs in post-conflict areas of Sri Lanka (English)
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FEB 26, 2018 WPS8355 Policy Research Working Paper
Nicaragua - Property Rights Strengthening Project (English)
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FEB 22, 2018 PAD2598 Project Appraisal Document
Guinea - Power Sector Recovery Project : additional financing (English)
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FEB 21, 2018 PAD2467 Project Paper
Belarus - Forestry Development Project : additional financing (English)
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FEB 21, 2018 PAD2612 Project Paper
Uganda - Private Power Generation (Bujagali) Project : seventh progress report on the management action plan in response to the Inspection Panel investigation report (English)
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FEB 20, 2018 123898 Inspection Panel Report and Recommendation
Central African Republic - Natural Resources Governance Project (English)
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FEB 16, 2018 PAD2343 Project Appraisal Document
Nicaragua - Country partnership framework for the period FY18-FY22 (English)
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FEB 12, 2018 123026 Country Assistance Strategy Document
How to address constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123960 Brief
Mobilizing private finance for development in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123738 Working Paper