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- DocumentCentre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010The increasing number of emigrants from India for employment over years has resulted in intense transnational transfer of funds in favour of the country.1 The inward flow of remittances to India had been increasing steadily from the 1970s.DocumentInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015Business training leads to an increase in business knowledge, improvements in business practices, operations and sales, as well as income and assets for male microfinance clients. Moreover, business failure is lower for males who receive business training. Although business knowledge of women increases either, women do not put their knowledge into practice.DocumentInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015Despite the importance of youth unemployment, little is known about how best to facilitate the transition of youth from school to the labor market in less developed countries, or how to provide marketable skills for youth not on the academic schooling track. Vocational education provides a promising opportunity for addressing the problem.DocumentAfrobarometer, 2015With 27,834 km² of surface area and a population of 10.5 million, Burundi’s population density is seven times that of Tanzania and second only to Rwanda’s on the African mainland (World Bank, 2014). Its population grows at an annual rate of 2.4%, and more than 90% of the population lives primarily on agriculture.OrganisationThe Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) is South Africa’s leading sex worker human rights organisation.Document
Sectoral shifts, diversification, regional unemployment on the eve of revolution in Tunisia: a sequential spatial panel approachEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015This paper investigates how sectoral shifts and industry specialisation patterns have influenced Tunisian labour market performance in the recent past years.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015This Policy Perspective argues that active labor market policies, such as public employment schemes, wage subsidies, job search assistance, and skills training have not been effective in improving the quantity or quality of employment for youth in the Middle East and North Africa region and will likely not be very effective in the future.DocumentSmall Island Economies - CTA Brussels, 2015Research has found strong reasons to emphasise women’s economic empowerment in developing programs: firstly, economic empowerment is one of the most powerful routes for women to achieve their potential and advance their rights; secondly, since women make up the majority of the world’s poor, meeting poverty-reduction goals requires addressing women and their economic empowerment; thirdly, discriDocument
Gender, enterprise ownership, and labor allocation in MENA: the roles of Islam, oil, and government policiesEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015This paper documents a relatively low share of women among small and medium enterprise (SME) owners in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This phenomenon appears to be related to the low female labour force participation (LFP) rates commonly observed in the region.Document
How does reducing years of compulsory schooling affect education and labor market outcomes in a developing country?Economic Research Foundation, India, 2015At the end of the 1980’s, Egypt introduced a policy change to its pre-university education system where the years of primary education decreased from six to five, reducing the overall years of compulsory education from nine to eight.