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To help inform practitioners about important considerations when developing strategies to improve jobs with economic transformation, and to help deepen the global findings from Jobs Diagnostics in our...

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Uganda Jobs Strategy: Creating More Jobs for Uganda’s Youth ...

Uganda Jobs Strategy: Creating More Jobs for Uganda’s Youth and Economic Transformation On February 25th,  2020 the WBG launched the report, “Uganda: Jobs Strategy for Inclusive Growth” at a live onli...

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#11 Youthful Countries Face Steeper Challenges Creating Bett...

Authors: Dino Merotto, Jörg Langbein, & Michael Weber   In this blog, we explore how the challenges of delivering better jobs through structural change differ depending on where a country is in its de...

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#10 In Low Income Countries It Is Factor Accumulation That D...

#10 In Low Income Countries It Is Factor Accumulation That Drives Transformative Growth Author: Dino Merotto Jobs Group, World Bank If you haven’t read Easterly and Levine’s “It’s Not Factor Accumulat...

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#9 Jobs and Structural Change: What’s different about resour...

#9 Jobs and Structural Change: What’s different about resource-rich countries? Authors: Andreas Eberhard-Ruiz and Kevwe Pela, Jobs Group, World Bank. In this blog, we explore whether the process of st...

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A warm welcome to all our members from the JDS CoP coordination team.  This is a space to post your queries , share your tacit knowledge, connect, share and collaborate with each other. 

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#8 Which Comes First – the Chicken, the Egg, or the Demand f...

Authors: Dino Merotto and Elena Casanovas, Jobs Group, World Bank. In in blog #2 and blog #3 in this series we focused on the evolution of the sectoral pattern of production and jobs as countries deve...

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#7 Structural Change Versus Waged Employment: A Tale of Two ...

Author: Andreas Eberhard-Ruiz, Jobs Group, World Bank. Out of 48 countries whose per capita income more than doubled in real terms since 1991, 47 experienced a decline in the share of workers in the a...

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#6 Do Good Jobs Matter for Poverty Alleviation?

Author: Andreas Eberhard-Ruiz, Jobs Group, World Bank. Between 1996 and 2003, Nigeria’s per capita GDP grew by almost 3 percent per annum and the proportion of people living under US$ 1.90 per day – t...

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#5 Waged Work: The Pathway to Better Jobs

Authors: Michael Weber and Jörg Langbein, Jobs Group, World Bank. Waged employment is the pathway to better jobs for most workers. Workers in waged jobs have more stable and higher earnings, better qu...

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#4 Labor Productivity Grows Faster in Developing Countries W...

Author: Dino Merotto, Jobs Group, World Bank. Blog #1 in our series showed that growth in labor productivity explains the differences in per capita income growth across countries. When we break down l...

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