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Do youth employment programs improve labor market outcomes? A quantitative review

Abstract:

Bringing young people into productive work is a key labor market challenge in both developing and developed economies, and a multitude of labor market interventions have been implemented to assist vulnerable youths. To assess whether these interventions have succeeded in improving young people’s labor market outcomes, this study systematically and quantitatively reviews 113 impact evaluations of youth employment programs worldwide. Of a total of 3105 effect estimates we extract from these stu...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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Robalino, D More by this author
Romero, JM More by this author
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Leibniz Association, Germany More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
World Development Journal website
Volume:
114
Pages:
237-253
Publication date:
2018-10-24
Acceptance date:
2018-10-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-5991
ISSN:
0305-750X
Pubs id:
pubs:931192
URN:
uri:16a81a2f-60a3-4948-9713-641ea89e3723
UUID:
uuid:16a81a2f-60a3-4948-9713-641ea89e3723
Local pid:
pubs:931192

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