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Household enterprises in fragile and conflict-affected states : results from a qualitative toolkit piloted in Liberia : Volume 1 - Report (English)

Many policy makers across Sub-Saharan Africa, including in fragile and conflict-affectedsituations (FCS), consider youth employment a central policy issue. ... See More +

Working Paper 108183 AUG 01, 2016

Chapman,Emily Weedon; Heaner,Gwendolyn K. Disclosed

Education, skills, and labor market outcomes : results from large-scale adult skills surveys in urban areas in 12 countries (Vol. 3) : Data set 2 - variables by reading proficiency (English)

In recent years, skills development has become a priority among developed and developing countries alike. The World Bank Group, in its quest to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity, has joined efforts with countries and multilateral development partners to ensure that individuals have access to quality education and training opportunities and that employers can find the skills they need to operate. ... See More +

Working Paper 105167 JUN 27, 2016

Roseth,Viviana Venegas; Valerio,Alexandria; Gutierrez Bernal,Marcela Disclosed

Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday June 1, 2016, and records of approval June 13, 2016 (English)

Minutes 106261 JUN 06, 2016

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Uttar Pradesh jobs (English)

People in Uttar Pradesh are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work. Growthin non-farm jobs has been among the highest in India since 2005, led by construction. ... See More +

Brief 105887 MAY 20, 2016

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Odisha jobs (English)

This brief talks about jobs in Odisha, India. People in Odisha are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work such as construction and transportation. ... See More +

Brief 105873 MAY 20, 2016

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Jharkhand : jobs (English)

This brief studies about the people in Jharkhand, India who are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work. Overall job creation in the state however lags behind the expansion of the working age population that is not in school. ... See More +

Brief 105855 MAY 20, 2016

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Chhattisgarh jobs (English)

A majority of Chhattisgarh’s people are in farming. The share of non-farm employment in the state is the lowest in the country. Half the workforce is self-employed and of the remaining, very few have salaried jobs. ... See More +

Brief 105847 MAY 20, 2016

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Madhya Pradesh jobs (English)

People in Madhya Pradesh are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work such as construction. Growth in non-farm jobs has been positive after 2005 but lower than in other low-income states. ... See More +

Brief 105862 MAY 20, 2016

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Rajasthan jobs (English)

People in Rajasthan are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work. Since 2005,growth in non-farm jobs has been among the highest in India, led by construction. ... See More +

Brief 105878 MAY 20, 2016

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Bihar - Jobs (English)

People in Bihar are beginning to move off the farm and into other kinds of work. That said, the workforce remains largely tied to agriculture, more so than in most other states in the country. ... See More +

Brief 105841 MAY 20, 2016

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Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of meeting held on Friday, April 8, 2016 (English)

Minutes 104982 APR 08, 2016

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Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 and record of approval January 28 (English)

Minutes 103645 FEB 24, 2016

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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 Disclosed

Start of the Young Professionals Program (English)

Richard Van Wagenen, Dean of the Graduate School of American University, was invited by the Bank to assist in the creation of the program. He joined the staff of the Bank in November 1962, and immediately started screening applicants, both within the Bank and also externally. ... See More +

Working Paper 104681 JAN 01, 2016

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Spoof on WB technical jargon (English)

In 1971, a formal memo appeared in the February 1971 edition of International Bank notes. Addressed to a fictitious department head, Paul Szasz, a lawyer in the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Legal Department, pens a satire spoofing the use of Bank-ese and the highly technical language used by staff members. ... See More +

Working Paper 104637 JAN 01, 2016

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Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of meeting held on Monday, December 14, 2015 (English)

Minutes 102121 DEC 14, 2015

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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

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Household enterprises in fragile and conflict-affected states : results from a qualitative toolkit piloted in Liberia : Volume 1 - Report (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108183 Working Paper
Education, skills, and labor market outcomes : results from large-scale adult skills surveys in urban areas in 12 countries (Vol. 3) : Data set 2 - variables by reading proficiency (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 105167 Working Paper
Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday June 1, 2016, and records of approval June 13, 2016 (English)
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JUN 06, 2016 106261 Minutes
Uttar Pradesh jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105887 Brief
Odisha jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105873 Brief
Jharkhand : jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105855 Brief
Chhattisgarh jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105847 Brief
Madhya Pradesh jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105862 Brief
Rajasthan jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105878 Brief
Bihar - Jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105841 Brief
Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of meeting held on Friday, April 8, 2016 (English)
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APR 08, 2016 104982 Minutes
Committee on Governance and Executive Directors Administrative Matters (COGAM) and Human Resources Committee : minutes of the joint meeting held on Monday, April 4, 2016 (English)
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APR 04, 2016 104614 Minutes
Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 and record of approval January 28 (English)
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FEB 24, 2016 103645 Minutes
Serbia - Program on Modernization and Optimization of Public Administration Project : environmental and social systems assessment : Serbia - Program on modernization and optimization of public administration : program for results – environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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FEB 05, 2016 100374 Environmental Assessment
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
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
Start of the Young Professionals Program (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104681 Working Paper
Spoof on WB technical jargon (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104637 Working Paper
Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of meeting held on Monday, December 14, 2015 (English)
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DEC 14, 2015 102121 Minutes
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 English