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

  2. Experiences of vulnerable urban youth under Covid-19: the case of youth working in factories and industrial parks

  3. Experiences of vulnerable urban youth under Covid-19: the case of domestic workers

  4. Experiences of vulnerable urban youth under Covid-19: the case of street-connected youth and young people involved in commercial sex work

  5. Public narratives and attitudes towards refugees and other migrants: Uganda country profile

  6. Public narratives and attitudes towards refugees and other migrants: Kenya country profile

  7. Refugee and host communities in Ethiopia: 2018–2019

  8. Migration and skills for the low‑carbon transition

  9. Migration as opportunity: innovation, policies and practice

  10. Urbanisation and human mobility: fact sheets

  11. Work and inclusive growth

  12. The ‘triple dividend’ of early warning systems: evidence from Tanzania’s coastal areas

  13. Reconstructing our understanding of the link between services and state legitimacy

  14. Global consultation on youth and digital technologies in sub-Saharan Africa

  15. Anticipatory action for livelihood protection: a collective endeavour

  16. Chinese firms and employment dynamics in Angola and Ethiopia

  17. Moving forward on gender, livelihoods and financing: submission to UN High-Level Panel on internal displacement

  18. What Kenyan ghost-writers can teach us about prejudice in the digital gig economy

  19. Vulnerable workers in global value chains – ambitious collaboration needed

  20. Development finance institutions and the coronavirus crisis