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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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The week (English)

Is a five-day workweek followed by a two-day weekend a socially optimal schedule? This paper presents a model in which labor productivity and the marginal utility of leisure evolve endogenously over the workweek. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7598 MAR 14, 2016

Eden,Maya Disclosed

Rwanda - Economic update : Rwanda at work (Vol. 2) : Fact sheet (English)

Rwanda’s growth rates during the past few years exceeded the growth rates of developing countries, except for in 2013 when Rwanda’s growth decelerated to 4.7 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 103618 FEB 26, 2016

Ishihara,Yoichiro; Bundervoet,Tom; Sanghi,Apurva; Nishiuchi,Toru Disclosed

Declining wages for college-educated workers in Mexico : are younger or older cohorts hurt the most ? (English)

Wage inequality has declined in Mexico since 2000. Using data from Mexican labor surveys for the period between 2000 and 2014, this paper investigates whether the decline was driven by wages declining more sharply for younger or older workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7546 JAN 27, 2016

Campos-Vazquez,Raymundo M.; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Lustig,Nora-451471 Disclosed

Philippines - Labor market review : employment and poverty : Philippines - Labor Market Review : Employment and Poverty (English)

This study analyzes labor market performance in the Philippines from the perspective of workers’ welfare. It argues that pervasive in-work poverty is the main challenge facing labor policy. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS8661 JAN 22, 2016

Rutkowski,Jan J. Disclosed

Work values in Western and Eastern europe (English)

The paper reports on work values in Europe. At the country level we find that job satisfaction is related to lower working hours, higher well-being, and a higher GDP per capita. ... See More +

Working Paper 103796 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Interwoven : how the better work program improves job and life quality in the apparel sector (English)

Working Paper 99729 SEP 01, 2015

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Ghorashal Unit 4 Repowering Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Occupational health, safety and environment plan (English)

The purpose of the Ghorashal Unit 4 Repowering Project for Bangladesh is to re-power unit 4 (installed capacity of 210 MW) of GPS. The project involves the re-powering of the current steam plant with a more efficient combined cycle technology. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1208 JUL 01, 2015

Kim,Boonsri Prasertwaree Disclosed

Trade policy and wage inequality : a structural analysis with occupational and sectoral mobility (English)

A number of authors have argued that a worker’s occupation of employment is at least as important as the worker’s industry of employment in determining whether the worker will be hurt or helped by international trade. ... See More +

Journal Article 100221 JUN 01, 2015

Mclaren,John Edward; Artuc,Erhan Disclosed

Rwanda - Employment and jobs study (English)

Fast growth in Rwanda since the turn of the century has been accompanied by solid poverty reduction. Between 2000 and 2013, gross domestic product (GDP) grew at eight percent per year, resulting in a 170 percent increase in real GDP. ... See More +

Working Paper 96504 JUN 01, 2015

Bundervoet,Tom; Handjiski,Borko; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; Paci,Pierella; Ranzani,Marco; Blankespoor,Brian; Ishihara,Yoichiro; Nishiuchi,Toru Disclosed

Environmental and social management system implementation handbook : general (English)

Environmental and social responsibility is becoming more and more important in today’s global economy. There are thousands of environmental and social codes and standards in the world today. ... See More +

Working Paper 99393 APR 15, 2015

Moss,Craig Allan; Hwang,Jane C.; Kepnes, Rachel Kanter Disclosed

Labor productivity and employment gaps in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Drawing on a new set of nationally representative, internationally comparable household surveys, this paper provides an overview of key features of structural transformation—labor allocation and labor productivity—in four African economies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7234 APR 06, 2015

McCullough,Ellen B. Disclosed

Kenya - STEP skills measurement program 2013, skills toward employment and productivity (wave two) (English)

The STEP survey instruments include: (i) a background questionnaire developed by the WB STEP team; and (ii) a reading literacy assessment developed by Educational Testing Services (ETS). ... See More +

Working Paper 95244 FEB 19, 2015

Disclosed

The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Liberia : results from a high frequency cell phone survey round three (English)

The economic impact of Ebola survey is a high frequency cell phone survey designed to monitor the socio-economic impacts of the ongoing Ebola crisis in Liberia. ... See More +

Working Paper 94509 JAN 12, 2015

Himelein,Kristen; Kastelic,Jonathan G. Disclosed

Environmental and social management system implementation handbook : metal products manufacturing (English)

Environmental and social responsibility is becoming more and more important in today’s global economy. There are thousands of environmental and social codes and standards in the world today. ... See More +

Working Paper 99395 JAN 01, 2015

Angeletti Cipolla,Irene Annamaria; Horner,Robert B.; Luy,Larissa Disclosed

Social impact assessment of Croatian railway reforms : poverty and social impact analysis (English)

In Croatia, initial steps to reform the railway sector date back to the middle of the first decade of the 2000s, with the formation of Croatian railways as a holding company. ... See More +

Working Paper 101541 JAN 01, 2015

Owen,Daniel P.; Frajtic,Vanja; Villegas,Jorge E.; Marteau,Jean-Francois Croatian Disclosed

Australia's seasonal worker program : demand-side constraints and suggested reforms (English)

The Seasonal Worker Program (SWP), which was informed by the Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme (PSWPS), represents the first effort by an Australian government to explicitly open low-skilled work opportunities to Pacific Islanders since Federation. ... See More +

Working Paper 94368 JAN 01, 2015

Doyle, Jesse; Howes, Stephen Disclosed

Lebanon - Emergency Education System Stabilization Project : environmental management plan and guidelines (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Education System Stabilization Project (EESSP) for Lebanon is to ensure equitable access to educational opportunities in the public system, improve the quality of teaching and learning environment, and strengthen national education systems and monitoring. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4708 NOV 14, 2014

Disclosed

Health information, treatment, and worker productivity : experimental evidence from malaria testing and treatment among Nigerian sugarcane cutters (English)

Agricultural and other physically demanding sectors are important sources of growth in developing countries but prevalent diseases such as malaria adversely impact the productivity, labor supply, and choice of job tasks among workers by reducing physical capacity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7120 NOV 01, 2014

Dillon, Andrew; Friedman, Jed; Serneels, Pieter Disclosed

Balancing flexibility and worker protection : understanding labor market duality in Poland (English)

This paper analyzes the legal and actual gaps in working conditions and returns between permanent and temporary contracts, with a focus on civil law contracts, which are at the center of the debate on widening labor market duality in Poland. ... See More +

Working Paper 98274 OCT 01, 2014

Gatti,Roberta V.; Goraus,Karolina Marta; Morgandi,Matteo; Korczyc,Ewa Joanna; Rutkowski,Jan J. Disclosed

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Jharkhand : jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105855 Brief
The week (English)
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MAR 14, 2016 WPS7598 Policy Research Working Paper
Rwanda - Economic update : Rwanda at work (Vol. 2) : Fact sheet (English)
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FEB 26, 2016 103618 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Declining wages for college-educated workers in Mexico : are younger or older cohorts hurt the most ? (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 WPS7546 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines - Labor market review : employment and poverty : Philippines - Labor Market Review : Employment and Poverty (English)
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JAN 22, 2016 AUS8661 Working Paper
Work values in Western and Eastern europe (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103796 Working Paper
Interwoven : how the better work program improves job and life quality in the apparel sector (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 99729 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Ghorashal Unit 4 Repowering Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Occupational health, safety and environment plan (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 SFG1208 Environmental Assessment
Trade policy and wage inequality : a structural analysis with occupational and sectoral mobility (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 100221 Journal Article
Rwanda - Employment and jobs study (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 96504 Working Paper
Environmental and social management system implementation handbook : general (English)
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APR 15, 2015 99393 Working Paper
Labor productivity and employment gaps in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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APR 06, 2015 WPS7234 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - STEP skills measurement program 2013, skills toward employment and productivity (wave two) (English)
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FEB 19, 2015 95244 Working Paper
The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Liberia : results from a high frequency cell phone survey round three (English)
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JAN 12, 2015 94509 Working Paper
Environmental and social management system implementation handbook : metal products manufacturing (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 99395 Working Paper
Social impact assessment of Croatian railway reforms : poverty and social impact analysis (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 101541 Working Paper Croatian
Australia's seasonal worker program : demand-side constraints and suggested reforms (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94368 Working Paper
Lebanon - Emergency Education System Stabilization Project : environmental management plan and guidelines (English)
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NOV 14, 2014 E4708 Environmental Assessment
Health information, treatment, and worker productivity : experimental evidence from malaria testing and treatment among Nigerian sugarcane cutters (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7120 Policy Research Working Paper
Balancing flexibility and worker protection : understanding labor market duality in Poland (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 98274 Working Paper