Publications on youth employment

  1. South Africa SME Observatory: The state of youth entrepreneurship in the Free State

    21 May 2013

    A baseline study of entrepreneurial intentions and activity amongst young men and women

  2. Towards more inclusive employment policy making: Process and role of stakeholders in Indonesia, Nicaragua, Moldova and Uganda

    13 May 2013

    Employment Working Paper No. 137

  3. Youth poverty in Accra: urban livelihoods in informal apprenticeships

    10 May 2013

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 21

  4. Empowering Girls: Better Impact from Combined Interventions

    01 May 2013

    This brief introduces the key findings of the experimental evaluation of the Ugandan “Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents” programme in terms of programme implementation and impact.

  5. Trade and Employment in a Vertically Specialized World

    23 April 2013

    This paper decomposes the employment effects of a country’s trade into five components, specifically the labour content (1) in exports, (2) in imports, (3) in the import content of exports, (4) in the export content of imports, and (5) in intermediates contained in imports from a third country using the factor-content and input-output methods.

  6. Youth guarantees: a response to the youth employment crisis?

    04 April 2013

    Employment Policy Brief

  7. Understanding the Strong Link Between Program Implementation and Impact Evaluation

    01 March 2013

    This brief presents the lessons of the impact evaluation of Uganda’s Entrepreneurship Education Nationaljajaj Curriculum in terms of evaluation design and process.

  8. PESO starter kit: Guide to understanding the Public Employment Service Office

    28 January 2013

    The Public Employment Service Office (PESO), is a non-free charging multi-service provider established and accredited pursuant to Republic Act 8759, otherwise known as the PESO Act of 1999.

  9. Strengthening local employment services to promote youth employment: A case study

    28 January 2013

    Local employment services facilitate local labour market transactions including matching jobseekers with enterprises seeking workers. These services are usually carried out by the government through a network of Public Employment Service Offices (PESOs) whose functions include job matching, providing labour market information and guidance services.

  10. The health of workers in selected sectors of the urban economy: Challenges and perspectives

    01 January 2013

    This paper aimed at analysing and systematizing the health challenges faced by the poorest strata of urban workers and to discuss solutions.