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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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.

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EPoD has now opened a new round of Request for Proposals (RFP) for research related to labor markets and social development in Saudi Arabia.

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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Do peer groups help facilitate job applications for Saudi youth?

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 Can an e-learning platform improve employability?

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How a soft-skills training program can facilitate female employment.