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Firing costs and flexibility : evidence from firms' employment responses to shocks in India (English)

A key prediction of dynamic labor demand models is that firing restrictions attenuate firms’ employment responses to economic fluctuations. The authors provide the first direct test of this prediction using data from India. ... See More +

Journal Article 127014 JAN 01, 2018

Adhvaryu,Achyuta R.; Chari, A. V.; Sharma,Siddharth Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic : a robust recovery with underlying weaknesses : Economic update with a special focus on labor migration (Russian)

The Kyrgyz economy appears to have recovered from the 2014-2015 external shocks. Over the first nine months of 2017, real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expanded by five percent, year-on-year, thanks to improvements in the external environment and a continued expansionary fiscal policy, which were mirrored by a strong gold production and a strengthening in domestic demand. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 122978 DEC 01, 2017

Dubashov,Bakyt; Kruse,Aurélien; Ismailakhunova,Saida English Disclosed

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

Hernandez Hernandez,Marco Antonio; Vostroknutova,Ekaterina English Disclosed

Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Republika Srpska Railways Restructuring Project - P161122 - Sequence No : 00 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet SEP 26, 2017

Nunez,Antonio Benigno Disclosed

Burundi - Local Development For Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3425 JUN 01, 2017

Rivero Riveros,Monica Patricia Disclosed

Senegal - Analysis of constraints to productive employment of vulnerable households : Senegal - Analyse aux contraintes à l’emploi productif des ménages vulnérables (French)

Le rapport présente les résultats d'une enquête qualitative et quantitative menées dans 8 communautés du Sénégal pour comprendre les contraintes à l'emploi productif rencontrées par les ménages vulnérables. ... See More +

Working Paper 121428 APR 01, 2017

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Burundi - Local Employment Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Cadre de politiques des peuples autochtones Batwa (French)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3424 APR 01, 2017

Rivero Riveros,Monica Patricia Disclosed

Croatia - Modernization and Restructuring of the Road Sector Project (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 114153 MAR 31, 2017

Disclosed

Croatia - Modernization and Restructuring of the Road Sector Project (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 114426 MAR 31, 2017

Disclosed

How labor laws can transform health systems the case of Saudi Arabia (English)

In 1999, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia enacted a law that compels private employers to covernon-Saudi employees with health insurance. In the 16 years that followed, the health sector inthe Kingdom has seen a dramatic shift in how services are provided and paid for, and the changecontinues at an accelerated speed. ... See More +

Journal Article 113002 JAN 31, 2017

Al-Mazrou,Yagoub; Al-Ghaith,Taghreed; Yazbeck,Abdo S.; Rabie,Tamer Samah Disclosed

Fast-tracking the resolution of minor disputes : experience from EU member states : Fast-tracking the resolution of minor disputes : experience from EU Member States (English)

The costs and long duration of court proceedings can be discouraging, and for the poor and micro and small enterprises (MSMEs) it can preclude access to justice entirely. ... See More +

Working Paper 112769 JAN 01, 2017

Harley,Georgia; Said,Agnes Cristiana Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian, Romanian, Bulgarian Disclosed

Enforcement capacity and the impact of labor regulation : evidence from the Russian Federation (English)

The impact of business regulations on firms could depend on how the regulations are enforced in practice. Exploiting variation in enforcement capacity across the Russian Federation's administrative regions, this paper examines whether the enforcement of restrictive regulations on hiring and firing workers affects how firms adjust employment during industry upswings and downswings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7888 NOV 14, 2016

Gonzalez,Alvaro S.; Sharma,Siddharth; Subhash,Hari Disclosed

Serbia - PforR on Modernization and Optimization of Public Administration : P155172 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR25449 NOV 08, 2016

Muhula,Raymond

Solomon Islands - Rapid Employment Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management guidelines (English)

The development objective of the Rapid Employment Project for Solomon Islands is to assist targeted vulnerable urban populations to: (i) increase their incomes through the provision of short-term employment; and (ii) improve their knowledge, experience and basic employment skills that are valued in the workplace and society. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2524 AUG 12, 2016

Funa,Janet 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

Forever young? : South Africa country brief (English)

This brief is part of a series of outputs under the analytical work “Forever Young? Social Policies for a Changing Population in Southern Africa”. ... See More +

Brief 108987 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Jordan - Support to Building Active Labor Market Project : الأردن--تقديم الدعم لمشروع بناء سوق العمل النشطة (Arabic)

The project development objective of the Support to Building Active Labor Market Project for Jordan is to increase access to career guidance, job search, and on the job training among targeted youth. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 76767 NOV 25, 2015

Disclosed

Nigeria - Second HIV/AIDS Program Development Project : procurement plan : Procurement plan for Adamawa state (English)

Procurement Plan 94938 MAR 11, 2015

Disclosed

Nigeria - Second HIV/AIDS Program Development Project : procurement plan (Vol. 21) : Procurement plan for Ondo State (English)

Procurement Plan 94938 MAR 11, 2015

Disclosed

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Firing costs and flexibility : evidence from firms' employment responses to shocks in India (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 127014 Journal Article
Kyrgyz Republic : a robust recovery with underlying weaknesses : Economic update with a special focus on labor migration (Russian)
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DEC 01, 2017 122978 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Job creation picks up : Povećanje zaposlenosti (Bosnian)
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NOV 16, 2017 121417 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Republika Srpska Railways Restructuring Project - P161122 - Sequence No : 00 (English)
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SEP 26, 2017 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Appraisal Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Republika Srpska Railways Restructuring Project - P161122 : Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Republika Srpska Railways Restructuring Project - P161122 - Sequence No : 00 (English)
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SEP 26, 2017 PIDISDSA21528 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Burundi - Local Development For Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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JUN 01, 2017 SFG3425 Environmental Assessment
Senegal - Analysis of constraints to productive employment of vulnerable households : Senegal - Analyse aux contraintes à l’emploi productif des ménages vulnérables (French)
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APR 01, 2017 121428 Working Paper
Burundi - Local Employment Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Cadre de politiques des peuples autochtones Batwa (French)
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APR 01, 2017 SFG3424 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Croatia - Modernization and Restructuring of the Road Sector Project (English)
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MAR 31, 2017 114153 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Croatia - Modernization and Restructuring of the Road Sector Project (English)
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MAR 31, 2017 114426 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
How labor laws can transform health systems the case of Saudi Arabia (English)
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JAN 31, 2017 113002 Journal Article
Fast-tracking the resolution of minor disputes : experience from EU member states : Fast-tracking the resolution of minor disputes : experience from EU Member States (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112769 Working Paper Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian, Romanian, Bulgarian
Enforcement capacity and the impact of labor regulation : evidence from the Russian Federation (English)
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NOV 14, 2016 WPS7888 Policy Research Working Paper
Serbia - PforR on Modernization and Optimization of Public Administration : P155172 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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NOV 08, 2016 ISR25449 Implementation Status and Results Report
Solomon Islands - Rapid Employment Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management guidelines (English)
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AUG 12, 2016 SFG2524 Environmental Assessment
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
Forever young? : South Africa country brief (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 108987 Brief
Jordan - Support to Building Active Labor Market Project : الأردن--تقديم الدعم لمشروع بناء سوق العمل النشطة (Arabic)
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NOV 25, 2015 76767 Project Appraisal Document
Nigeria - Second HIV/AIDS Program Development Project : procurement plan : Procurement plan for Adamawa state (English)
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MAR 11, 2015 94938 Procurement Plan
Nigeria - Second HIV/AIDS Program Development Project : procurement plan (Vol. 21) : Procurement plan for Ondo State (English)
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MAR 11, 2015 94938 Procurement Plan