Wednesday, October 3, 2012

[EQ] Jobs -- The World Development Report 2013

Jobs -- The World Development Report 2013

The World Bank – October 2012


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"…..The World Development Report 2013: Jobs stresses the role of strong private sector led growth in creating jobs and outlines how jobs that do the most for development can spur a virtuous cycle.

The report finds that poverty falls as people work their way out of hardship and as jobs empower women to invest more in their children. Efficiency increases as workers get better at what they do, as more productive jobs appear, and as less productive ones disappear. Societies flourish as jobs foster diversity and provide alternatives to conflict…."


Chapter 1: The jobs challenge

Part I: Jobs are transformational

·         Chapter 2: Jobs and living standards

·         Chapter 3: Jobs and productivity

·         Chapter 4: Jobs and social cohesion

Part II: What are good jobs for development?

·         Chapter 5: Valuing jobs

·         Chapter 6: Diverse job agendas

·         Chapter 7: Connected job agendas

Part III: Policies through the jobs lens

·         Chapter 8: Labor policies revisited

·         Chapter 9: Beyond labor policies


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