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2017 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Index (English)

This World Bank GRI Index 2017 provides an overview of sustainability considerations within the World Bank’s lending and analytical services as well as its corporate activities. ... See More +

Working Paper 120154 SEP 01, 2017

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Effects of public policy on child labor : current knowledge, gaps, and implications for program design (English)

Many policy instruments can be used to address or affect child labor, even if they are implemented to achieve other objectives. From a theoretical point of view, however, the impact of these policies on child labor is undetermined. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7999 MAR 07, 2017

Dammert,Ana C.; De Hoop,Jacobus Joost; Mvukiyehe,Eric; Rosati,Furio Camillo Disclosed

Uzbekistan - Second Phase of Rural Enterprise Support and Second Rural Enterprise Support Projects : second progress report on the implementation of management actions in response to the request for inspection (English)

This is the second and final Progress Report to the Board of Executive Directors (the Board) on the implementation of actions undertaken by Management (as presented in the Management Response) to address concerns from Requesters related to the Uzbekistan: Second Rural Enterprise Support Project (RESP II) and the Additional Financing for the Second Rural Enterprise Support Project (RESP II AF). ... See More +

Inspection Panel Report and Recommendation 107735 JUL 28, 2016

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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

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 Disclosed

The twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization in the ECOWAS region : an overview (English)

Overcoming the twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization will be critical to progress towards the millennium development goals in the Economic commission for West Africa States (ECOWAS) region. ... See More +

Working Paper 103602 JAN 01, 2016

Rosati,Furio Camillo; Breglia,Maria Gabriella; Guarcello,Lorenzo; Lyon,Scott; Valdivia,Cristina Aurora Disclosed

Child labor and youth employment in the Honduras : Entender el trabajo infantil y el empleo juvenil en Honduras (Spanish)

Working Paper 103606 SEP 01, 2015

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Cash transfers and child labor (English)

Cash transfer programs are widely used in settings where child labor is prevalent. Although many of these programs are explicitly implemented to improve children’s welfare, in theory their impact on child labor is undetermined. ... See More +

Journal Article 112513 AUG 01, 2014

De Hoop,Jacobus Joost; C. Rosati,Furio Disclosed

Can conditional cash transfers compensate for a father’s absence? (English)

This paper investigates how the permanent departure of the father from a household affects children’s school enrollment and work participation in rural Colombia. ... See More +

Journal Article 112409 JUL 08, 2013

Fitzsimons,Emla Olivia Anne; Mesnard, Alice Disclosed

UCW newsletter (16) (English)

This Understanding Children's Work (UCW) newsletter includes some of the following headlines: about us; featured research; project news; and references. ... See More +

Newsletter 66734 JAN 01, 2012

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Understanding child labor in El Salvador : Entendiendo el trabajo infantil en El Salvador (Spanish)

Working Paper 103607 JUN 28, 2011

Moreno,Carmen Disclosed

UCW newsletter (14) (English)

This Understanding Children's Work (UCW) newsletter includes some of the following headlines: building on success in reducing child labor: drawing lessons from the Brazilian experience; project news; and references. ... See More +

Newsletter 64517 JUN 01, 2011

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UCW newsletter (13) (English)

This edition of the newsletter looks in detail at a recent Understanding Children's Work (UCW) research report on trends in child labor in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. ... See More +

Newsletter 59099 JAN 01, 2011

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Trends in children's employment and child labour in the Latin America and Caribbean region : regional overview (English)

The current report presents and overview of the child labour phenomenon in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region over recent years. It represents part of a broader effort to improve understanding of how child labour is changing over time in the region, and to ensure that policies relating to child labour adequately reflect these changes. ... See More +

Working Paper 64514 NOV 01, 2010

Spanish Disclosed

Trends in children's employment and child labour in the Latin America and Caribbean region : regional overview : Tendencias en la participacion de los ninos en la produccion economica y el trabajo infantil en la region America Latina y el Caribe : panorama regional (Spanish)

The current report presents and overview of the child labour phenomenon in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region over recent years. It represents part of a broader effort to improve understanding of how child labour is changing over time in the region, and to ensure that policies relating to child labour adequately reflect these changes. ... See More +

Working Paper 64514 NOV 01, 2010

English Disclosed

Addressing child labor in the workplace and supply chain (English)

The note seeks to provide companies who are interested in addressing the topic of child labor with a range of basic, good practice approaches that other businesses have successfully applied in addressing the issue of harmful child labor in their workplaces and those of their vendors and suppliers. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 26766 JUN 01, 2002

Spanish Disclosed

Addressing child labor in the workplace and supply chain : Tratamiento del trabajo infantil en el lugar de trabajo y la cadena de suministro (Spanish)

The note seeks to provide companies who are interested in addressing the topic of child labor with a range of basic, good practice approaches that other businesses have successfully applied in addressing the issue of harmful child labor in their workplaces and those of their vendors and suppliers. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 26766 JUN 01, 2002

English Disclosed

Socioeconomic inequalities in child malnutrition in the developing world (English)

Among the conclusions the authors reach about malnutrition rates, among different economic groups: 1) inequalities in malnutrition almost disfavor the poor; 2) it's not just that the poor have higher rates of malnutrition. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2434 SEP 30, 2000

Wagstaff, Adam; Watanabe, Naoko Disclosed

How child labor and child schooling interact with adult labor (English)

Using data from Peruvian and Pakistani household surveys, the author tests the hypotheses of a positive association between child labor hours and poverty and a negative association between child schooling and poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2179 SEP 30, 1999

Ray, Ranjan

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2017 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Index (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 120154 Working Paper
Effects of public policy on child labor : current knowledge, gaps, and implications for program design (English)
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MAR 07, 2017 WPS7999 Policy Research Working Paper
Uzbekistan - Second Phase of Rural Enterprise Support and Second Rural Enterprise Support Projects : second progress report on the implementation of management actions in response to the request for inspection (English)
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JUL 28, 2016 107735 Inspection Panel Report and Recommendation
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
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
The twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization in the ECOWAS region : an overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103602 Working Paper
Child labor and youth employment in the Honduras : Entender el trabajo infantil y el empleo juvenil en Honduras (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2015 103606 Working Paper
Cash transfers and child labor (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 112513 Journal Article
Can conditional cash transfers compensate for a father’s absence? (English)
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JUL 08, 2013 112409 Journal Article
Ecuador - Growing with our Guaguas Children Project : financial statements and other reports for the period from 11 March 31 December 2011 and the year ended December 31, 2012 with report of independent auditors : Ecuador - Proyecto Creciendo con Nuestros Guaguas Quito : estados financieros y otros reportes por el periodo comprendido entre el 11 de Marzo al 31 Diciembre de 2012 con informe de los auditores independientes (Spanish)
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DEC 31, 2012 108362 Auditing Document
UCW newsletter (16) (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 66734 Newsletter
Understanding child labor in El Salvador : Entendiendo el trabajo infantil en El Salvador (Spanish)
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JUN 28, 2011 103607 Working Paper
UCW newsletter (14) (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 64517 Newsletter
UCW newsletter (13) (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 59099 Newsletter
Trends in children's employment and child labour in the Latin America and Caribbean region : regional overview (English)
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NOV 01, 2010 64514 Working Paper Spanish
Trends in children's employment and child labour in the Latin America and Caribbean region : regional overview : Tendencias en la participacion de los ninos en la produccion economica y el trabajo infantil en la region America Latina y el Caribe : panorama regional (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2010 64514 Working Paper English
Addressing child labor in the workplace and supply chain (English)
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JUN 01, 2002 26766 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish
Addressing child labor in the workplace and supply chain : Tratamiento del trabajo infantil en el lugar de trabajo y la cadena de suministro (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2002 26766 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Socioeconomic inequalities in child malnutrition in the developing world (English)
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SEP 30, 2000 WPS2434 Policy Research Working Paper
How child labor and child schooling interact with adult labor (English)
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SEP 30, 1999 WPS2179 Policy Research Working Paper