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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

2017 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Index (English)

This World Bank GRI Index 2017 provides an overview of sustainability considerations within the World Bank’s lending and analytical services as well as its corporate activities. ... See More +

Working Paper 120154 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

Implications of minimum wage increases on labor market dynamics lessons for emerging economies (English)

This paper offers evidence on the relationship between the minimum wage and unemployment and informal employment, and identifies some of the lessons learned on the potential effects of increasing the minimum wage. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8030 APR 18, 2017

Del Carpio,Ximena Vanessa; Pabon,Laura M. Disclosed

Effects of public policy on child labor : current knowledge, gaps, and implications for program design (English)

Many policy instruments can be used to address or affect child labor, even if they are implemented to achieve other objectives. From a theoretical point of view, however, the impact of these policies on child labor is undetermined. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7999 MAR 07, 2017

Dammert,Ana C.; De Hoop,Jacobus Joost; Mvukiyehe,Eric; Rosati,Furio Camillo 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 : environmental assessment : Quadro de gestao ambiental e social (Portuguese)

Environmental Assessment SFG2919 JAN 01, 2017

Zapatero Larrio,Eric Disclosed

SABER workforce development country report : Turkish Cypriot community 2016 (English)

For the last 50 years, the Turkish Cypriot community (TCc) has remained outside the effective control of the government of the Republic of Cyprus (RoC). ... See More +

Working Paper 114294 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Short- and long-term effects of a child-labor ban (English)

This is the first study to investigate the short- and long-term causal effects of a child-labor ban. The study explores the law that increased the minimum employment age from 14 to 16 in Brazil in 1998, and uncovers its impact on time allocated to schooling and work in the short term and on school attainment and labor market outcomes in the long term. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7796 AUG 15, 2016

Piza,Caio; Portela Fernandes De Souza,Andre 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

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

Disclosed

Exports and job training (English)

This paper examines whether export participation matters for job training. The paper draws on longitudinal worker-firm data for Brazilian manufacturing, linked with detailed records on training activity from the main provider. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7676 MAY 16, 2016

Bastos; Silva,Joana C. G.; Proenca,Rafael Prado Disclosed

Vietnam's labor market institutions, regulations, and interventions : helping people grasp work opportunities in a risky world (English)

Over the past 30 years, Vietnam has experienced significant shifts of employment away from agriculture toward manufacturing and services, away from household enterprises toward registered and regulated businesses, and away from state-owned enterprises toward private firms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7587 MAR 01, 2016

Schmillen,Achim Daniel; Packard,Truman G. Disclosed

The labor impact of Lao export growth (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)

Based on a series of complementary methodological approaches and datasets implicitly linking trade to jobs, this report paints a mixed picture of Lao PDR’s recent export performance and how this has translated into job creation and improved job quality across the economy. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS9112 FEB 01, 2016

Ruppert Bulmer,Elizabeth N.; Hollweg,Claire Honore 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

Mobility, scarring and job quality in Indonesia’s labor market (English)

This paper investigates the occupational mobility and job quality of young people in Indonesia and relates this to the concept of “scarring.” The concept of labor market scarring in this paper is the occurrence of low or zero returns to certain types of work (for example, self-employment). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7484 NOV 09, 2015

Naidoo,Darian; Packard,Truman G.; Auwalin,Ilmiawan Disclosed

El Salvador - Income Support and Employability Project : restructuring (English)

The development objectives of the Income Support and Employability Project for El Salvador are to: (i) provide temporary income support to the urban vulnerable poor; (ii) improve the coverage of labor intermediation and training services to the urban vulnerable poor; and (iii) improve the institutional capacity of the Borrower to develop an integrated social protection system. ... See More +

Project Paper RES20444 SEP 14, 2015

Acosta,Pablo Ariel Disclosed

Child labor and youth employment in the Honduras : Entender el trabajo infantil y el empleo juvenil en Honduras (Spanish)

Working Paper 103606 SEP 01, 2015

Disclosed

Study of social public spending and intitutions in El Salvador : education, health, social protection and employment (Spanish)

This report on the Study of social public spending and institutions in El Salvador: education, health, social protection and employment claims that development of El Salvador in the last decade has been two-fold. ... See More +

Working Paper 98798 JUN 01, 2015

Disclosed

Insights into key challenges of the Albanian labor market (English)

After the global economic crisis hit, economic growth slowed down significantly and persistently in Albania, linked to the Eurozone crisis and particularly to the economic performance of Greece and Italy. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 97646 MAY 01, 2015

Davalos,Maria Eugenia Disclosed

Azerbaijan - Corporate and Public Sector Accountability Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 95064 FEB 25, 2015

Disclosed

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Job creation picks up : Povećanje zaposlenosti (Bosnian)
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NOV 16, 2017 121417 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
2017 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Index (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 120154 Working Paper
Implications of minimum wage increases on labor market dynamics lessons for emerging economies (English)
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APR 18, 2017 WPS8030 Policy Research Working Paper
Effects of public policy on child labor : current knowledge, gaps, and implications for program design (English)
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MAR 07, 2017 WPS7999 Policy Research Working Paper
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 : environmental assessment : Quadro de gestao ambiental e social (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2919 Environmental Assessment
SABER workforce development country report : Turkish Cypriot community 2016 (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114294 Working Paper
Short- and long-term effects of a child-labor ban (English)
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AUG 15, 2016 WPS7796 Policy Research Working Paper
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
Bihar - Jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105841 Brief
Exports and job training (English)
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MAY 16, 2016 WPS7676 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam's labor market institutions, regulations, and interventions : helping people grasp work opportunities in a risky world (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 WPS7587 Policy Research Working Paper
The labor impact of Lao export growth (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 AUS9112 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
Mobility, scarring and job quality in Indonesia’s labor market (English)
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NOV 09, 2015 WPS7484 Policy Research Working Paper
El Salvador - Income Support and Employability Project : restructuring (English)
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SEP 14, 2015 RES20444 Project Paper
Child labor and youth employment in the Honduras : Entender el trabajo infantil y el empleo juvenil en Honduras (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2015 103606 Working Paper
Study of social public spending and intitutions in El Salvador : education, health, social protection and employment (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2015 98798 Working Paper
Insights into key challenges of the Albanian labor market (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 97646 Other Poverty Study
Azerbaijan - Corporate and Public Sector Accountability Project : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 25, 2015 95064 Procurement Plan