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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

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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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

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

Disclosed

Understanding children's work and youth employment outcomes in Rwanda : country report (June 2011) (English)

Overcoming the related challenges of child labor and the lack of decent work opportunities for youth will be critical to Rwanda's progress towards the Millennium Development Goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 63299 JUN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Understanding the Brazilian success in reducing child labor : empirical evidence and policy lessons - drawing policy lessons from the Brazilian experience (English)

Brazil has witnessed dramatic progress towards eliminating child labor and achieving universal basic school enrolment in the last two decades. Indeed, in the period from 1992 to 2009, economic activity among 7-15 year-olds fell by more than half, from 18 percent to less than seven percent, while school attendance rose from 85 percent to 97 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper 63300 JUN 01, 2011

Rosati,Furio Camillo Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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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
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
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
UCW newsletter (14) (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 64517 Newsletter
Understanding children's work and youth employment outcomes in Rwanda : country report (June 2011) (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 63299 Working Paper
Understanding the Brazilian success in reducing child labor : empirical evidence and policy lessons - drawing policy lessons from the Brazilian experience (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 63300 Working Paper
UCW newsletter (13) (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 59099 Newsletter