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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. Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Engages in Discussion on ‘Unleashing the Power of Human Capital’ at ODI


  2. Pathways towards digitalisation in social protection and public employment services


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

    Research reports

  4. People on the move can support climate action

  5. Development Policy Review November 2022 round-up

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

    Case/country studies

  7. Development Policy Review July 2022 round-up

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

  9. Gender-responsive social protection post Covid-19

    Journal issue/article

  10. WFP’s role in youth employment


  11. The TaxDev employment income taxes dataset and technical guide


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

    Working papers

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


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

    Case/country studies

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

    Working papers

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

    Working papers

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

    Working papers

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

    Working papers

  19. JobTech and digital innovation for youth by youth


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

    Research reports