Publications

2016

  1. Fiscal policy and the youth labour market

    04 April 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 200

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

    04 April 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 199

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

    04 April 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 198

  4. 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

  5. The Public Employment Service in the Republic of Korea

    22 February 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 192

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

    16 February 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 197

  7. 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.

  8. The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth - Brochure

    01 February 2016

  9. 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

  8. Structural change, employment and education in Ghana

    30 November 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 193

  9. Women business training programme in Kenya: Impact of incentives

    30 November 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 191

  10. Access to Finance and Enterprise growth: Evidence from an experiment in Uganda

    30 November 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 190

  11. Differences in the effects of vocational training on men and women: Constraints on women and drop-out behaviour

    30 November 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 189