Publications on youth employment

  1. Labour market transitions of young women and men in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

    07 August 2013

    This report presents the highlights of the 2012 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.

  2. Differential Effects of Vocational Training on Men and Women and the Challenge of Program Dropouts and Attrition

    01 August 2013

    This brief introduces evidence on labour market and broader socio-economic effects and well as lessons on both programme and evaluation design provided by an experimental impact evalualtion of vocational training for vulnerable youth in Malawi.

  3. 2013. The ILO in Latin America and The Caribbean. Advances and Perspectives.

    04 June 2013

    The Report, describing progress made in the world of work in the region over the last year and, at the same time, once again presenting strategic guidelines for discussion. The document also describes a chequered period: sustained progress has been made in labour policies and indicators, which is good news for the region. The international context presents serious threats however, and internal inequality persists, so it would be unwise to lower the guard.

  4. Getting it Right From the Baseline

    03 June 2013

    This brief presents the lessons from a flied experiment designed to evaluate what works in stimulating growth among young entrepreneurs in Uganda.

  5. Taqeem Case Studies - M&E implementation at Education for Employment (EFE), Morocco

    02 June 2013

    This case study presents the results of Taqeem's technical assistance to reform Education for Employment's M&E system.

  6. 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

  7. 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

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

    10 May 2013

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 21

  9. 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.

  10. 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.