Publications

2016

  1. Jobs and skills for youth: review of policies for youth employment of Nepal

    21 July 2016

  2. Jobs and skills for youth: review of policies for youth employment of China

    21 July 2016

  3. Creating opportunities for young people everywhere

    07 June 2016

    The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth is the first-ever, comprehensive United Nations system-wide effort for the promotion of youth employment worldwide. It brings together the vast global resources and convening power of the UN and other global key partners to maximize the effectiveness of youth employment investments and assist Member States in delivering on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  4. Fiscal policy and the youth labour market

    04 April 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 200

  5. What works in wage subsidies for young people: A review of issues, theory, policies and evidence

    04 April 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 199

  6. Self-employment programmes for young people: A review of the context, policies and evidence

    04 April 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 198

  7. The IMF and the social dimensions of growth : a content analysis of recent Article IV surveillance reports 2014-2015

    24 March 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 202

  8. List of included studies - Interventions to Improve Labour Market Outcomes of Youth: A Systematic Review

    21 March 2016

    This document lists the references of 113 studies that are included in a systematic review of the impact of active labour market programmes for youth

  9. The Public Employment Service in the Republic of Korea

    22 February 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 192

  10. Export-led development, employment and gender in the era of globalization

    16 February 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 197

  11. Strengthening Capacity of Panchayati Raj Institutions Managing Maintenance of Rural Roads

    06 February 2016

    The document broadly covers the current interventions of the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) in the rural roads sector and strategies proposed for capacity building of PRIs in managing maintenance of rural roads as a gradual approach with technical support of rural road agencies in the states.

  12. The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth - Brochure, February 2016

    01 February 2016

  13. Youth Employment Inventory (YEI): China

    29 January 2016

    The Youth Employment Inventory provides comparative information about the design, characteristics and achievements of 70 youth employment interventions that aim to improve the labour market outcomes of young people in China. The interventions include skills training, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidized employment – either as a stand-alone or combined intervention. Information about the geographic coverage, scale and targeting characteristics of each intervention is complemented by information about their design, costs, implementation and financing mechanisms.

2015

  1. Youth Employment Inventory (YEI): Kenya

    15 December 2015

    The Youth Employment Inventory provides comparative information about the design, characteristics and achievements of 115 youth employment interventions that aim to improve the labour market outcomes of young people in Kenya. The interventions include skills training, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidized employment – either as a stand-alone or combined intervention. Information about the geographic coverage, scale and targeting characteristics of each intervention is complemented by information about their design, costs, implementation and financing mechanisms.

  2. Youth Employment Inventory (YEI): Tunisia

    15 December 2015

    The Youth Employment Inventory provides comparative information about the design, characteristics and achievements of 83 youth employment interventions that aim to improve the labour market outcomes of young people in Tunisia. The interventions include skills training, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidized employment – either as a stand-alone or combined intervention. Information about the geographic coverage, scale and targeting characteristics of each intervention is complemented by information about their design, costs, implementation and financing mechanisms.

  3. Youth Employment Inventory (YEI): Egypt

    15 December 2015

    The Youth Employment Inventory provides comparative information about the design, characteristics and achievements of 182 youth employment interventions that aim to improve the labour market outcomes of young people in Egypt. The interventions include skills training, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidized employment – either as a stand-alone or combined intervention. Information about the geographic coverage, scale and targeting characteristics of each intervention is complemented by information about their design, costs, implementation and financing mechanisms.

  4. Evaluating the Effects of Entrepreneurship Edutainment in Egypt: Randomized Controlled Trial Baseline Report, September 2015

    07 December 2015

    This Taqeem Impact Report presents the baseline analysis of the impact evaluation of a youth entrepreneurship reality TV show called El Mashrou3 in Egypt. The research aims to provide insights into the effects of so called “edutainment” interventions on enterprise development outcomes for youth. This baseline report provides descriptive statistics on the study sample and balance tests between the treatment and control group.

  5. Boosting Youth Employability in Morocco - II: Randomized Controlled Trial Baseline Report, December 2014

    07 December 2015

    This Taqeem Impact Report presents the baseline analysis of the impact evaluation of the “100 Hours to Success” programme implemented by Mennonite Economic Development Associates in Morocco (MEDA Maroc). The research explores the impact of employability, finance and entrepreneurship training combined with job placement support to better understand young people’s transitions from school to the labour market. The baseline report provides an overview of the methodological approach used in evaluating the impact of the programme and an initial assessment of the population of young people surveyed prior to the launch of the programme.

  6. Boosting Youth Employability in Morocco - I: Qualitative assessment of MEDA Maroc’s 100 Hours to Success programme, September 2015

    07 December 2015

    This Taqeem Impact Report presents results of the qualitative assessment of the “100 Hours to Success” programme implemented by Mennonite Economic Development Associates in Morocco (MEDA Maroc). The research explores the impact of employability, finance and entrepreneurship training combined with job placement support to better understand young people’s transitions from school to the labour market.

  7. Brochure for Barefoot Technicians in Mahatma Ghandi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme

    03 December 2015

    MGNREGS