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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.
Hero image description: A woman works on her plot of land, Kapchorwa district, Uganda, 2011. Image credit:FAO/Matthias Mugisha Image license:CC BY-NC 2.0
  1. Social protection response to Covid-19 and beyond: emerging evidence and learning for future crises

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

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

  4. JobTech and digital innovation for youth by youth

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

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

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

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

  9. Gender, power and progress: how norms change

  10. ODI Bites: women and the future of work

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

  12. Mayors Dialogue on Growth and Solidarity: framing paper

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

  14. A Mayors Dialogue on Growth and Solidarity: overview of cities’ priorities and emerging partnerships

  15. Digital life and work: future-ready youth

  16. In pursuit of resilience: assessing threats and trade-offs for risk-informed development in Myanmar and Niger

  17. How to design and finance a green recovery beyond Covid-19

  18. Supporting job protection during and after the pandemic

  19. Covid-19 and financial access: supporting low-income businesses and households in Africa

  20. Why the new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office must also focus on economic development