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Jobs & livelihoods

Our experts investigate the most critical global issues around jobs, livelihoods, and the future of work through innovative and policy-relevant research.
  1. Pathways towards digitalisation in social protection and public employment services


  2. Supporting Jobs and Economic Transformation: a synthesis note on the World Bank Group

    Research reports

  3. People on the move can support climate action

  4. Development Policy Review November 2022 round-up

  5. Sierra Leone fabrics and fashion: prospects and challenges for the sector

    Case/country studies

  6. Development Policy Review July 2022 round-up

  7. As the world rapidly ages, we need more migrant care workers

  8. Gender-responsive social protection post Covid-19

    Journal issue/article

  9. WFP’s role in youth employment


  10. The TaxDev employment income taxes dataset and technical guide


  11. Employment income tax in Africa: findings from a new dataset

    Working papers

  12. Launching the TaxDev employment income taxes dataset: new insights from Africa


  13. Youth-led (digital) innovation and resilience during Covid-19: experiences from the African continent

    Case/country studies

  14. Strengthening youth livelihoods and enterprise innovation in Africa’s digital era

    Working papers

  15. Social protection response to Covid-19 and beyond: emerging evidence and learning for future crises

    Working papers

  16. Covid-19: crisis as opportunity for urban cash transfers?

    Working papers

  17. Have social protection responses to Covid-19 undermined or supported gender equality? Emerging lessons from a gender perspective

    Working papers

  18. JobTech and digital innovation for youth by youth


  19. Young women in the agricultural sector in Uganda: lessons from the Youth Forward Initiative

    Research reports

  20. Beyond gratitude: lessons learned from migrants’ contribution to the Covid-19 response

    Working papers