The 2013 World Development Report on Jobs will help explain and analyze the connection between jobs and important dimensions of economic and social development. The Report will provide analytical tools to identify the obstacles to sustained job creation and examine differences in the nature of jobs, which in turn affects the potential of jobs to raise living standards, increase aggregate productivity, and enhance social cohesion.
As part of broader consultation efforts, the 2013 WDR team will gather perspectives and opinions through the new Jobs Knowledge Platform (www.jobsknowledge.org, live in February, 2012) to inform the direction the Report takes. Learn more. (77 KB pdf).