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Job creation picks up : Povećanje zaposlenosti (Bosnian)

This is a semi-annual report series on recent economic developments and economic policies in the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 121417 NOV 16, 2017

Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Hernandez Hernandez,Marco Antonio Disclosed

Product and factor market distortions : the case of the manufacturing sector in Morocco (English)

This paper studies the effect of market distortions in the manufacturing sector in Morocco. Recent microdata are used to calculate the extent of resource misallocation associated to these distortions and the potential total factor productivity (TFP) gain resulting from their removal. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8218 OCT 13, 2017

Chauffour,Jean-Pierre Christophe; Diaz Sanchez,Jose Luis Disclosed

Poverty and shared prosperity in Belarus over the past decade : trends, drivers, and challenges : БЕДНОСТЬ И СОВМЕСТНОЕ ПРОЦВЕТАНИЕ В РЕСПУБЛИКЕ БЕЛАРУСЬ ЗА ПОСЛЕДНЕЕ ДЕСЯТИЛЕТИЕ (Russian)

This paper has the goal of presenting the first comprehensive update of poverty, inequality and shared prosperity trends – and key drivers of these trends – since 2003 until 2015, that is starting with the end of the most recent poverty assessment published in 2004 and that covered the period 1997-2002. ... See More +

Working Paper 120346 OCT 01, 2017

Cojocaru,Alexandru; Matytsin,Mikhail English Disclosed

Developing socioemotional skills for the Philippines’ labor market (English)

While the Philippines has achieved remarkable progress in raising the education level of its labor force, the standard proxy for educational attainment, years of formal schooling, is increasingly inadequate as a measure of workforce skills. ... See More +

Publication ACS22716 JUN 29, 2017

Acosta,Pablo Ariel Disclosed

Poverty and shared prosperity in Belarus over the past decade : trends, drivers, and challenges (English)

This paper has the goal of presenting the first comprehensive update of poverty, inequality and shared prosperity trends – and key drivers of these trends – since 2003 until 2015, that is starting with the end of the most recent poverty assessment published in 2004 and that covered the period 1997-2002. ... See More +

Working Paper 120346 JUN 22, 2017

Cojocaru,Alexandru; Matytsin,Mikhail Russian Disclosed

Armenia - Leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market : պայմանների ապահովում բնագիտության, տեխնոլոգիայի, ճարտարագիտության և մաթեմատիկայի (STEM) բնագավառներում (Luhya,Armenian)

This report summarizes the challenges facing Armenian women at school and in the workplace with a special focus on STEM-related employment. As the world transitions to an increasingly digital economy, jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) will become a powerful driver of economic growth in the twenty-first century. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS21924 MAR 01, 2017

Inoue,Keiko; Bailey,Laura E.; Aedo Inostroza,Mario Cristian Disclosed

Mozambique - Social Protection Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Social Protection Project for Mozambique is to provide temporary income support to extremely poor households and to put in place the building blocks of a social safety net system. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2201 FEB 27, 2017

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Are labor market imperfections the reason so few microenterprises hire workers? : an experiment in Sri Lanka suggests they are not (English)

This brief examines whether labor market imperfections stop microenterprises from growing, using an experiment in Sri Lanka that provided wage subsidies to small firms to help them hire workers. ... See More +

Brief 111734 JAN 01, 2017

De Mel,Suresh; Mckenzie,David J.; Woodruff,Christoper Disclosed

Mozambique - Social Protection Project : environmental assessment : Quadro de gestao ambiental e social (Portuguese)

Environmental Assessment SFG2919 JAN 01, 2017

Zapatero Larrio,Eric 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

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Jobs in value chains : survey for jobs estimation in value chains (English)

In this survey, the author outline how to use a value chains analysis approach to support jobs estimation through a methodology that relies on carrying out value chain surveys complemented by some secondary research as well as semi-structured and focus group interviews. ... See More +

Working Paper 115690 NOV 01, 2016

Farole,Thomas Disclosed

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

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

Results of the Kosovo 2015 : labour force survey : Anketa o radnoj snazi : rezultati za Kosovo 2015 (Serbian)

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

English Disclosed

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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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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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

Disclosed

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Job creation picks up : Povećanje zaposlenosti (Bosnian)
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NOV 16, 2017 121417 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Product and factor market distortions : the case of the manufacturing sector in Morocco (English)
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OCT 13, 2017 WPS8218 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty and shared prosperity in Belarus over the past decade : trends, drivers, and challenges : БЕДНОСТЬ И СОВМЕСТНОЕ ПРОЦВЕТАНИЕ В РЕСПУБЛИКЕ БЕЛАРУСЬ ЗА ПОСЛЕДНЕЕ ДЕСЯТИЛЕТИЕ (Russian)
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OCT 01, 2017 120346 Working Paper English
Developing socioemotional skills for the Philippines’ labor market (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 ACS22716 Publication
Poverty and shared prosperity in Belarus over the past decade : trends, drivers, and challenges (English)
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JUN 22, 2017 120346 Working Paper Russian
Armenia - Leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market : պայմանների ապահովում բնագիտության, տեխնոլոգիայի, ճարտարագիտության և մաթեմատիկայի (STEM) բնագավառներում (Luhya,Armenian)
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MAR 01, 2017 ACS21924 Working Paper
Mozambique - Social Protection Project : additional financing (English)
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FEB 27, 2017 PAD2201 Project Paper
Are labor market imperfections the reason so few microenterprises hire workers? : an experiment in Sri Lanka suggests they are not (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 111734 Brief
Mozambique - Social Protection Project : environmental assessment : Quadro de gestao ambiental e social (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2919 Environmental Assessment
The economics of tobacco taxation and employment in Indonesia (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 120361 Working Paper
Jobs in value chains : survey for jobs estimation in value chains (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 115690 Working Paper
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
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
Results of the Kosovo 2015 : labour force survey : Anketa o radnoj snazi : rezultati za Kosovo 2015 (Serbian)
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JUN 01, 2016 108798 Working Paper English
Bihar - Jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105841 Brief
Rajasthan jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105878 Brief
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