Publications

2018

  1. Labour market challenges of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon: A qualitative assessment of Employment Service Centres

    11 October 2018

    The “Impact Report Series” disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported impact evaluations. Reports include baseline, endline and qualitative reports which describe the research designs, methodologies, interventions under investigation and policy and programmatic findings and recommendations.

  2. GirlForce: Skills, Education and Training for Girls Now

    11 October 2018

    ILO-UNICEF policy brief

  3. Assessing the impact on employability and quality of employment of non-formal apprenticeships in agriculture-related trades

    25 September 2018

    The “Impact Report Series” disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported impact evaluations. Reports include baseline, endline and qualitative reports which describe the research designs, methodologies, interventions under investigation and policy and programmatic findings and recommendations.

  4. Pathways to formalization: Going beyond the formality dichotomy. The case of Peru

    15 August 2018

  5. Interns and outcomes: Just how effective are internships as a bridge to stable employment?

    09 August 2018

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 241

  6. New technologies and the transition to formality: The trend towards e–formality

    01 August 2018

  7. Does work-based learning facilitate transitions to decent work?

    26 July 2018

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 242

  8. "Negotiating the algorithm”: Automation, artificial intelligence and labour protection

    10 July 2018

  9. Impact of macroeconomic reform on labour markets and income in Zambia: Assessing ZAMMOD

    05 July 2018

    This paper, authored by Alemayehu Geda, John Weeks and Herryman Moono, reviews an econometric model (ZAMMOD) currently being used by the Zambia Ministry of Finance for forecasting, policy analysis and budget preparation; identifies some limitations to the labour market block of ZAMMOD, and makes specific recommendations on how the block could be enhanced. The authors then introduce these recommendation into the model and run simulations examining the labour market impacts of the of austerity measures.

  10. Public employment services: Joined-up services for people facing labour market disadvantage

    20 June 2018

    This technical note shows how public employment services (PES) are going beyond traditional ways of working, moving towards joined-up services to help people facing complex barriers to employment in finding work and building skills, with the aim of achieving more sustainable outcomes. The note explores the meaning of “joined-up services” and presents selected country case studies that offer insights from experience to policy-makers, practitioners and others interested in developing services to maximize the level of support available to disadvantaged jobseekers.

  11. Building an adequate U.S. labor and social protection system for the 21st century

    05 June 2018

    Over the last several decades the economic prospects facing U.S. workers and households have changed in substantial ways. For most, it has been a change for the worse. This paper is intended to bring analytical clarity and focus to the issues that currently confront workers, households and policy makers in the spheres of employment and social protection.

  12. The regulation of internships: A comparative study

    18 May 2018

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 240

  13. Macroeconomic policy, inclusive growth and productive employment in Uganda

    18 May 2018

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 244

  14. Women’s and Youth Empowerment in Rural Tunisia - An assessment using the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI)

    01 May 2018

    The “Women’s and Youth Empowerment in Rural Tunisia” study uses, for the first time in the Arab world, the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) to investigate the topic of gender equality. The study employs a large-scale survey of rural, semi-urban and urban Tunisia to map levels of empowerment among women and young people between the age of 18 and 30. The overall objective of the project is to provide new measurement tools and data to policymakers and organisations to allow them to better design, target, monitor and evaluate initiatives aiming to empower women and young people across Tunisia.

  15. Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Issue 1, April 2018

    30 April 2018

  16. Morocco: Young women’s employment and empowerment in the rural economy

    06 April 2018

    This country brief looks at gender and youth dimensions of employment in Morocco, paying particular attention to the rural economy.

  17. Constraints and good practice in women’s entrepreneurship in MENA

    22 March 2018

    Case study: New evidence on gender attitudes towards women in business

  18. Jordan: Young women’s employment and empowerment in the rural economy

    22 March 2018

    This country brief looks at gender and youth dimensions of employment in Jordan, paying particular attention to the rural economy.

  19. Trade Accelerator for Young Entrepreneurs in Morocco

    08 March 2018

    International Trade Centre, Morocco

  20. Fostering employment through business support to young entrepreneurs in Lebanon

    08 March 2018

    Berytech