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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

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

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

Migration in Vietnam : new evidence from recent surveys (English)

The authors investigate determinants of individual migration decisions in Vietnam, a country with increasingly high levels of geographical labor mobility. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 102310 NOV 01, 2015

Coxhead,Ian Andrew; Cuong,Nguyen Viet; Vu,Linh Hoang Disclosed

The impact of Syrian refugees on the Turkish labor market : The impact of Syrians refugees on the Turkish labor market (English)

Currently 2.5 million Syrians fleeing war have found refuge in Turkey, making it the largest refugee-hosting country worldwide. This paper combines newly available data on the distribution of Syrian refugees across Turkey and the Turkish Labour Force Survey to assess their labor market impact. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7402 AUG 24, 2015

Del Carpio,Ximena Vanessa; Wagner,Mathis Christoph Disclosed

Jamaica - JM Youth Employment in Digital and Animation Industries : P148013 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19585 JUN 29, 2015

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Solutions for youth employment strategic plan : 2015-2020 (English)

The plan outlines the key areas of work and approaches that the coalition will adopt over this five year period. It is a living document that will be periodically reviewed and amended to reflect the changes within the coalition, as well as most critically, the changes in context, learning, partnerships, and resource flows that take place before 2020. ... See More +

Working Paper 104202 JAN 01, 2015

Disclosed

Liberia - Youth, Employment, Skills Project : additional financing (English)

Project Information Document 89712 JUL 01, 2014

Disclosed

Minimum wage policy : lessons with a focus on the ASEAN region (English)

This report consists of seven chapters and is divided into three parts. Part one focuses on the minimum wage policy, its historical evolution, and the current institutional context across ASEAN countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 87864 JAN 01, 2014

Carpio, Ximena Del; Pabon, Laura Disclosed

Minimum wage policy : lessons with a focus on the ASEAN region (English)

As developing economies continue to mature and enter the next phase of reforms, labor market issues and key policy instruments such as the minimum wage increasingly come to the forefront. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 83542 JUL 30, 2013

Disclosed

Understanding youth violence : cases from Liberia and Sierra Leone (English)

Addressing youth issues is essential to promoting stability and preventing violence in fragile and conflict-affected states. However, there is little evidence that youth programming and policies have helped reduce violence in these settings. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 86430 JUN 01, 2013

Rebosio, Michelle; Romanova, Ekaterina; Corman, Crystal; Christophe, Danielle Disclosed

Papua New Guinea (PNG) Urban Youth Employment Project newsletter (English)

This Papua New Guinea (PNG) Urban Youth Employment Project (UYEP) newsletter includes the following headings: eligibility screening for intake two set for October 29; youths assured eligibility survey fair, transparent; ethnicity no barrier to work; and World Bank commends National Capital District Commission (NCDC), Project Management Unit (PMU) for start of youth project. ... See More +

Newsletter 75491 SEP 28, 2012

Disclosed

Understanding children's work and youth employment outcomes in Indonesia (English)

Overcoming the twin challenges of child labor and youth employment will be critical to Indonesia's progress towards the millennium development goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 73756 JUN 01, 2012

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

Disclosed

IEG evaluation on youth employment FY01-11 (English)

The Subcommittee (SC) of the Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE) considered an Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) approach paper entitled IEG Evaluation on youth employment. ... See More +

IEG Approach Paper 66223 NOV 14, 2011

Disclosed

Understanding children's work in Bangladesh (English)

Child labour constitutes an important obstacle to achieving universal primary education and other millennium development goals in Bangladesh. It not only harms the welfare of individual children, but also slows broader national poverty reduction and development efforts. ... See More +

Working Paper 68018 JUL 01, 2011

Aldobrandini, Villa Disclosed

World bank a catalyst for labor migration discussions (English)

This Results Profile focuses on labor migration in the World. Migration is complex and policy discussions can become emotionally charged. To make discussion easier and to help base policies on facts, the World Bank was bringing together a network of migration and remittance experts from countries where workers originate and ones they go for work. ... See More +

Brief 99858 JUN 30, 2011

Russian Disclosed

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

Working Paper 103607 JUN 28, 2011

Moreno,Carmen Disclosed

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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
Migration in Vietnam : new evidence from recent surveys (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 102310 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The impact of Syrian refugees on the Turkish labor market : The impact of Syrians refugees on the Turkish labor market (English)
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AUG 24, 2015 WPS7402 Policy Research Working Paper
Jamaica - JM Youth Employment in Digital and Animation Industries : P148013 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR19585 Implementation Status and Results Report
Solutions for youth employment strategic plan : 2015-2020 (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 104202 Working Paper
Liberia - Youth, Employment, Skills Project : additional financing (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89712 Project Information Document
Minimum wage policy : lessons with a focus on the ASEAN region (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 87864 Working Paper
Minimum wage policy : lessons with a focus on the ASEAN region (English)
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JUL 30, 2013 83542 Other Social Protection Study
Understanding youth violence : cases from Liberia and Sierra Leone (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 86430 Other Social Protection Study
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
Papua New Guinea (PNG) Urban Youth Employment Project newsletter (English)
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SEP 28, 2012 75491 Newsletter
Understanding children's work and youth employment outcomes in Indonesia (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 73756 Working Paper
UCW newsletter (16) (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 66734 Newsletter
IEG evaluation on youth employment FY01-11 (English)
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NOV 14, 2011 66223 IEG Approach Paper
Understanding children's work in Bangladesh (English)
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JUL 01, 2011 68018 Working Paper
World bank a catalyst for labor migration discussions (English)
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JUN 30, 2011 99858 Brief Russian
Understanding child labor in El Salvador : Entendiendo el trabajo infantil en El Salvador (Spanish)
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JUN 28, 2011 103607 Working Paper