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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Understanding barriers women face to travel will help to improve policies that promote women’s empowerment in Pakistan.

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

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EPoD co-hosted a research symposium on Evidence Based Policy for the Saudi Arabian Labor Market.

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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How a Soft-Skills Training Program Can Facilitate Female Employment

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BCURE investigates barriers to using data and evidence and works with local organizations to address constraints in their own context.

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Does the Nitaqat quota change female hiring patters in firms?