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

  2. Gender-responsive social protection post Covid-19

    Journal issue/article

  3. WFP’s role in youth employment


  4. The TaxDev employment income taxes dataset and technical guide


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

    Working papers

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


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

    Case/country studies

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

    Working papers

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

    Working papers

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

    Working papers

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

    Working papers

  12. JobTech and digital innovation for youth by youth


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

    Research reports

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

    Working papers

  15. Advancing youth-centred digital ecosystems in Africa in a post-Covid-19 world

    Working papers

  16. Investor-state dispute settlement and economic recovery in Africa


  17. ODI Bites: women and the future of work


  18. Social protection response to Covid-19 and beyond: lessons learned for adaptive social protection


  19. The Mayors' Dialogue on Growth and Solidarity: framing paper

    Briefing/policy papers

  20. Improving youth livelihoods in the Ghana cocoa belt: an impact evaluation of the MASO programme

    Working papers