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World Development Report 2013: Jobs

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ISBN-10: 1845118693
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Founded in 1944, the World Bank Group is one of the world's largest sources of development assistance. The Bank is now working in more than 100 developing economies, bringing a mix of finance and ideas to improve living standards and eliminate the worst forms of poverty. For each of its clients, the
Bank works with government agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector to formulate assistance strategies. Its country offices worldwide deliver the Bank's program in countries, liaise with government and civil society, and work to increase understanding of development issues.
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Product Details

  • Series: World Development Report
  • Paperback: 420 pages
  • Publisher: World Bank Publications (October 15, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1845118693
  • ISBN-13: 978-0821395752
  • ASIN: 0821395750
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.9 x 10.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,084,850 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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It is an analytical and narrative report with a global view and very informative examples of countries and regions. It not only searches for reasons for the development in recent years but also suggests an array of strategies and actions to be taken in the years ahead.
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Recent publication of the World Bank titled World Development Report 2013: Jobs started a debate on “skills or jobs – what comes first?” The report emphasizes on “Jobs need skills, pull skills, and build skills”. It goes on saying “Employment opportunities increase the demand for education, which systems then have to meet. The role of policy here is to ensure that signals are adequately transmitted, providing incentives to continue skill accumulation by the young and those of working age alike… In India, informing rural women about job opportunities led to increased schooling for girls and delayed marriage and childbearing for women. On the other hand, privilege in access to jobs distorts the signals. It hurts and discourages, rather than encourages, the building of skills.”
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