ILO Research Department Seminar

Do jobs aid peace?

The seminar will discuss the contribution of employment programmes to peacebuilding in conflict-affected countries. Prof. Tilman Brück will present the findings from his recent publication titled “Jobs aid peace”, highlighting the main theories linking employment programmes and peace. The good practices for conducting evaluations of employment programmes in conflict-affected countries will also be examined.

Presenter: Prof. Tilman Brück. ISDC, HICN; Chair; Damian Grimshaw, Director, RESEARCH, ILO

Professor Tilman Brück is the Founder and Director of ISDC. He is also Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Team Leader – Development Economics at IGZ near Berlin, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Research Affiliate of the Institute for Social Sciences at the University of Lisbon, and Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn. Professor Brück is the co-founder and co-director of the „Households in Conflict Network (HiCN)“ and the coordinator of the Marie Curie action “Training and Mobility Network for the Economic Analysis of Conflict“ (TAMNEAC).