ILO What Works Research Brief No. 13

Meeting The Challenges of a Changing World Of Work by Combining Income Support and Active Labour Market Policies

Integrated approaches that combine income support and active labour market policies (ALMPs) can foster opportunities for accessing decent work while protecting people throughout their working-life transitions. Such approaches can take various forms and they are starting to be used more frequently in emerging and developing economies. In addition to sustainably reducing poverty and promoting development, they lead to greater social cohesion.