Ethiopia is still predominantly a rural country, with only 20% of its population living in urban areas. But this is set to change dramatically. Figures from the Ethiopian Central Statistics Agency…

Abebaw Alemayehu |

Economic inclusion programs provide a “big push” to help the extreme poor and other vulnerable people move into sustainable livelihoods, and can play an important part in poverty reduction. Photo…

Ines Arevalo, Michelle Kaffenberger, Aude de Montesquiou |

Amidst momentous political and economic reforms, the Ethiopian labor market continues to shift from low-productivity agriculture to services, construction, and tradables. Urbanization is a key…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Bosnia and Herzegovina: private and public employment services Despite recent stability in economic growth in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with 3.2% growth projected for 2018, the country continues to…

Josefina Posadas, Mirey Ovadiya, Meliha Kozaric Fanning |

Bosna i Hercegovina: usluge privatnih agencija za posredovanje u zapošljavanju i javnih službi za zapošljavanje Uprkos stabilnom ekonomskom rastu u posljednje vrijeme u Bosni i Hercegovini, kao i…

Josefina Posadas, Mirey Ovadiya, Meliha Kozaric Fanning |

L'automatisation ou robotisation éveille notre imagination, mais simultanément notre inquiétude grandit quant au très grand nombre d’emplois qui seraient menacés de disparition rapide. Les…

Jim Yong Kim |

This is the sixth in this year’s job market series                                                                             Labor misallocation is believed to be a key driver of differences in…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English تهدف النماذج الكلية إلى تتبع الأثر المتضاعف للوظائف المولدة في جميع قطاعات الاقتصاد من استثمارات القطاع الخاص والإجراءات التدخلية. تصوير: يانج أيجون/…

Camilo Mondragon-Velez |

También disponible en: English Los modelos macro tienen el objetivo de monitorear mejor el aumento del empleo en toda la economía derivado de las inversiones y las intervenciones del sector…

Camilo Mondragon-Velez |

Also available in: Español Macro models aim to better track the ripple of jobs generated throughout the economy from private sector investments and interventions. Photo: Yang Aijun / World Bank  …

Camilo Mondragon-Velez |