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Unrealized Potential : The High Cost of Gender Inequality in Earnings

"The first in a series of reports that aim to measure the global economic costs of gender inequality. This first report measures these losses in lifetime earnings. In many countries, girls’...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2018

Getting out of school and into the workplace : strengthening work-based learning in upper secondary technical education in Poland’s Świętokrzyskie Region

This book describes the methodology and the main findings and results of the technical assistance that was provided to the Świętokrzyskie region in Poland to strengthen the incidence, duration, and...
Region/Country: Poland Type: Publication Year: 2018

The long-run and gender-equalizing impacts of school access : evidence from the first Indochina war

Very few studies currently exist on the long-term impacts of schooling policies in developing countries. This paper examines the impacts -- half a century later -- of a mass education program...
Region/Country: Vietnam Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Western Balkans - Demand for skills in Albania : an analysis of the skills towards employment and productivity survey

The ‘Skills Towards Employment and Productivity Employer Survey’ (or STEP Employer Survey) provides new and important insights into measuring the transversal skill sets valued by employers. The STEP...
Region/Country: Europe and Central Asia Type: Publication Year: 2018

Western Balkans - Education engagement summary note from 'strengthening early childhood development in Western Balkan countries conference

The conference on strengthening early childhood development in Western Balkans was held in Skopje, Macedonia on May 3 and 4, 2018. The event, organized by the World Bank Group’s Education Global...
Region/Country: Europe and Central Asia Type: Publication Year: 2018

Incentivizing school attendance in the presence of parent-child information frictions

Education conditional cash transfer programs may increase school attendance in part due to the information they transmit to parents about their child's attendance. This paper presents experimental...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Automation and labor market outcomes : the pivotal role of high-quality education

Automation will be a boon or a catastrophe depending on whom you listen to. This paper proposes an overlapping-generations model with endogenous school choice in which the quality of a country's...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

CodeBus Africa Study : Codebus Africa Study

This report is an assessment of the relevance of the CodeBus Africa project from the perspective of local partners. CodeBus Africa organized beginner level computer programming workshops in...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2018

Indonesia economic quarterly : learning more, growing faster

This edition includes a focus topic that discusses how 15 years of education reforms have helped to improve education outcomes and human capital in Indonesia, and what challenges remain. The outcomes...
Region/Country: Indonesia Type: Publication Year: 2018

Job training in the Republic of Korea : background note for the South Africa systematic country diagnostic

On 23 March 2017, the World Bank Group hosted a workshop focusing on how to improve skills in South Africa and thus enhance employability of South Africans, with the ultimate goal to reduce poverty...
Region/Country: South Africa Type: Publication Year: 2018
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