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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

Somalia economic update : mobilizing domestic revenue to rebuild Somalia (English)

Somalia currently faces large-scale food insecurity, arising from the drought and poor rainfall conditions prevailing across much of the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 117729 JUL 18, 2017

Lubisia,Janerose Muboka Disclosed

Burundi - Local Development For Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (English)

Environmental Assessment SFG3425 JUN 01, 2017

Rivero Riveros,Monica Patricia Disclosed

Burundi - Local Employment Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Cadre de politiques des peuples autochtones Batwa (French)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3424 APR 01, 2017

Rivero Riveros,Monica Patricia Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Finance for Jobs Second Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan for Gaza industrial estate solar energy project (English)

The development objective of Finance for Jobs Second Project is to enhance employment opportunities and mobilize private investment as a result of testing selected financial interventions in the West Bank and Gaza. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3164 MAR 08, 2017

Ridenour,Stefanie Lynn Disclosed

How labor laws can transform health systems the case of Saudi Arabia (English)

In 1999, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia enacted a law that compels private employers to covernon-Saudi employees with health insurance. In the 16 years that followed, the health sector inthe Kingdom has seen a dramatic shift in how services are provided and paid for, and the changecontinues at an accelerated speed. ... See More +

Journal Article 113002 JAN 31, 2017

Al-Mazrou,Yagoub; Al-Ghaith,Taghreed; Yazbeck,Abdo S.; Rabie,Tamer Samah Disclosed

Jobs strategy Kazakhstan (English)

Kazakhstan is a unique country in a unique part of the world. Its uniqueness is important, as it shapes the opportunities and economic realities faced by the country, as well as the political responses to those challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 115798 JAN 01, 2017

Farole,Thomas; Strokova,Victoria Disclosed

The economics of tobacco taxation and employment in Indonesia (English)

This report is part of the Indonesia Tobacco Employment Studies implemented by the World Bank and the American Cancer Society. The findings from this report complement the findings from three closely-related reports focusing on specific segments of tobacco sector employment in Indonesia: tobacco farmers (World Bank 2017b), kretek workers or “hand-rollers” (World Bank 2017c) and tobacco manufacturing more broadly (World Bank, 2017d). ... See More +

Working Paper 120361 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Mongolia - Employment Support Project : environmental assessment : Орчны болон нийгмийн удирдлагын хүрээ (Mongolian)

The Mongolia Employment Support Project (MESP) will be implemented by the Ministry of Laborand Social Protection (MLSP) with support from the World Bank. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2708 DEC 01, 2016

Razat,Maya English Disclosed

Solomon Islands - Rapid Employment Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management guidelines (English)

The development objective of the Rapid Employment Project for Solomon Islands is to assist targeted vulnerable urban populations to: (i) increase their incomes through the provision of short-term employment; and (ii) improve their knowledge, experience and basic employment skills that are valued in the workplace and society. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2524 AUG 12, 2016

Funa,Janet Disclosed

Rules on paper, rules in practice : enforcing laws and policies in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

In early 2011, the citizens of countries across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) took to the streets to demand change in an enduring movement unprecedented in its scope and momentum. ... See More +

Publication 107158 JUL 22, 2016

Al-Dahdah,Edouard; Corduneanu Huci,Cristina; Raballand,Gael J. R. F.; Sergenti,Ernest John; Ababsa, Myriam Disclosed

Results of the Kosovo 2015 : labour force survey : Rezultatet e anketës së fuqisë : punëtore 2015 në Kosovë (Basque,Albanian)

The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) began conducting the Labor Force Survey (LFS) in 2001 and then undertook LFS on an almost annual basis until 2009. ... See More +

Working Paper 108798 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 10) : Environmental and social management plan - rehabilitation of premises for Medical Social Expertise Agency of the Republic of Armenia (MSEA) (English)

The objectives of the Second Social Protection Administration Project are to: (i) improve social protection service delivery and (ii) strengthen analytical and monitoring and evaluation functions of the agenciesdelivering social protection benefits and services.Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: waste collection and disposal pathways and sites will be identified for all major waste types expected from demolition and construction activities; mineral construction and demolition wastes will be separated from general refuse, organic, liquid and chemical wastes by on-site sorting and stored in appropriate containers; construction waste will be collected and disposed properly by licensed collectors; the records of waste disposal will be maintained as proof for proper management as designed. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3684 MAY 01, 2016

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Can wage subsidies boost employment in the wake of an economic crisis ? evidence from Mexico (English)

The rise in unemployment during an economic crisis poses a significant concern to policy makers. This paper measures the effect of a program in Mexico that granted firms in certain industries wage subsidies if they decided to keep their workers instead of letting them go during the recent economic crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7607 MAR 17, 2016

Bruhn,Miriam Disclosed

Tunisia - Tertiary Education for Employability Project (French)

Project Information Document PIDC18575 MAR 14, 2016

0000A8056 Disclosed

Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 9) : Environmental and social management plan for rehabilitation of the premises of state employment agency (English)

The objectives of the Second Social Protection Administration Project are to: (i) improve social protection service delivery and (ii) strengthen analytical and monitoring and evaluation functions of the agenciesdelivering social protection benefits and services.Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: waste collection and disposal pathways and sites will be identified for all major waste types expected from demolition and construction activities; mineral construction and demolition wastes will be separated from general refuse, organic, liquid and chemical wastes by on-site sorting and stored in appropriate containers; construction waste will be collected and disposed properly by licensed collectors; the records of waste disposal will be maintained as proof for proper management as designed. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3684 MAR 01, 2016

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Employer voices, employer demands, and implications for public skills development policy connecting the labor and education sectors (English)

Educators believe that they are adequately preparing youth for the labor market while at the same time employers lament the students’ lack of skills. ... See More +

Journal Article 120314 FEB 01, 2016

Cunningham,Wendy; Villasenor,Paula Disclosed

Forever young? : South Africa country brief (English)

This brief is part of a series of outputs under the analytical work “Forever Young? Social Policies for a Changing Population in Southern Africa”. ... See More +

Brief 108987 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Jordan - Support to Building Active Labor Market Project : الأردن--تقديم الدعم لمشروع بناء سوق العمل النشطة (Arabic)

The project development objective of the Support to Building Active Labor Market Project for Jordan is to increase access to career guidance, job search, and on the job training among targeted youth. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 76767 NOV 25, 2015

Disclosed

The price is not always right : on the impacts of commodity prices on households (and countries) (English)

This paper provides an overview of the impact that one-time changes in commodity and other prices have on household welfare. It begins with a collection of stylized facts related to commodities based on household survey data from Latin America and Africa. ... See More +

Journal Article 120330 SEP 28, 2015

Lederman,Daniel; Porto,Guido Disclosed

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Migrating to opportunity : overcoming barriers to labor mobility in Southeast Asia (English)
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OCT 08, 2017 120136 Publication
Somalia economic update : mobilizing domestic revenue to rebuild Somalia (English)
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JUL 18, 2017 117729 Working Paper
Burundi - Local Development For Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 SFG3425 Environmental Assessment
Burundi - Local Employment Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Cadre de politiques des peuples autochtones Batwa (French)
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APR 01, 2017 SFG3424 Indigenous Peoples Plan
West Bank and Gaza - Finance for Jobs Second Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan for Gaza industrial estate solar energy project (English)
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MAR 08, 2017 SFG3164 Environmental Assessment
How labor laws can transform health systems the case of Saudi Arabia (English)
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JAN 31, 2017 113002 Journal Article
Jobs strategy Kazakhstan (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115798 Working Paper
The economics of tobacco taxation and employment in Indonesia (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 120361 Working Paper
Mongolia - Employment Support Project : environmental assessment : Орчны болон нийгмийн удирдлагын хүрээ (Mongolian)
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DEC 01, 2016 SFG2708 Environmental Assessment English
Solomon Islands - Rapid Employment Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management guidelines (English)
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AUG 12, 2016 SFG2524 Environmental Assessment
Rules on paper, rules in practice : enforcing laws and policies in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JUL 22, 2016 107158 Publication
Results of the Kosovo 2015 : labour force survey : Rezultatet e anketës së fuqisë : punëtore 2015 në Kosovë (Basque,Albanian)
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JUN 01, 2016 108798 Working Paper
Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 10) : Environmental and social management plan - rehabilitation of premises for Medical Social Expertise Agency of the Republic of Armenia (MSEA) (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 SFG3684 Environmental Assessment
Can wage subsidies boost employment in the wake of an economic crisis ? evidence from Mexico (English)
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MAR 17, 2016 WPS7607 Policy Research Working Paper
Tunisia - Tertiary Education for Employability Project (French)
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MAR 14, 2016 PIDC18575 Project Information Document
Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 9) : Environmental and social management plan for rehabilitation of the premises of state employment agency (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 SFG3684 Environmental Assessment
Employer voices, employer demands, and implications for public skills development policy connecting the labor and education sectors (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 120314 Journal Article
Forever young? : South Africa country brief (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 108987 Brief
Jordan - Support to Building Active Labor Market Project : الأردن--تقديم الدعم لمشروع بناء سوق العمل النشطة (Arabic)
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NOV 25, 2015 76767 Project Appraisal Document
The price is not always right : on the impacts of commodity prices on households (and countries) (English)
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SEP 28, 2015 120330 Journal Article