Skills, Jobs & Growth

Nations as different as India and Saudi Arabia have in common a large demographic dividend – their young and working-age populations are large relative to their population at retirement age. This can lead to growth and improved citizen wellbeing. How can public programs best support young people to acquire the education and skills the job market demands?

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Nations as different as India and Saudi Arabia have in common a large demographic dividend – their young and working-age populations are large relative to their population at retirement age. This can lead to growth and improved citizen wellbeing. How can public programs best support young people to acquire the education and skills the job market demands?

Highlights

News, events, and insights from our policy-research engagements related to skills and the labor market.

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A practical step towards bringing academics and policymakers together is simply starting a conversation in the same room.

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Join us to discuss and debate the most pressing development and policy challenges facing Pakistan today.

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On May 2, new research findings regarding the Saudi labor market were presented at a EPoD-HRDF Symposium in Riyadh.

Projects

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What obstacles do women face when accessing vocational training in Pakistan?

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Can Skill India level the playing field and connect young women to work?

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A functioning teacher labor market can generate a virtuous cycle of education and learning.

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Understanding Saudi College Student-Employer Matches and Preferences.

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Do peer groups help facilitate job applications for Saudi youth?

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 Can an e-learning platform improve employability?