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October-December 2007 / Theme of the Issue: Labor Markets and Migration | 01-05-2008

Theme of the Issue: Labor Markets and Migration

From Job Shortage to Skilled Worker Shortage
Jan Rutkowski

Regional Unemployment and Human Capital in Transition Economies
Stepan Jurajda and Katherine Terrell

Wages in Russia: Evolution and Differentiation
Vladimir Gimpelson, Rostislav Kapelyushnikov

Labor Supply Behavior in the Czech Republic
Alena Bicakova, Jiri Slacalek and Michal Slavik

Gender Wage Gap in Belarus
Francesco Pastore and Alina Verashchagina

Informal Employment and Labor Market Segmentation in Ukraine
Hartmut Lehmann and Norberto Pignatti

Informal Employment in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Gorana Krstic and Peter Sanfey

How Do Active Labor Market Programs Work in Romania?
Nuria Rodriguez Planas

Russian Migrants to Russia: Choice of Location and Labor Market Outcomes
Olga Lazareva

Remittances: Recent Trends and Development Implications
Dilip Ratha

Insert: Debt-Financed Migration in the 21st Century
Sergei Guriev and Guido Friebel

New Findings

«Crisis is an opportunity to advance financial markets»
Robert Shiller

«Convergence will continue, albeit at a slower pace»
Neven Mates

Rolling Out the Red Carpet: Investment Promotion and FDI Inflows
Torfinn Harding and Beata Smarzynska Javorcik

Impact of Ukraine’s WTO Accession
Veronika Movchan

Russia’s Foreign Trade Outlook
Natalya Volchkova

Closing the Productivity Gap in Ukraine
Christian Gianella and William Tompson

World Bank Agenda

New Books and Working Papers

Conference Diary

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