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Can public works programs reduce youth crime ? evidence from Papua New Guinea's urban youth employment project (English)

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Crime rates in Papua New Guinea's capital city of Port Moresby are among the highest in the world. Few youth work, and good jobs are scarce. In 2013, the National Capital District Commission partnered with the World Bank to implement the Urban Youth Employment... See More +

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  • Ivaschenko, Oleksiy; Naidoo, Darian; Newhouse, David Locke; Sultan, Sonya M.;
  • 2017/04/18 14:31:04
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS8032
  • 1
  • 1
  • Papua New Guinea
  • East Asia and Pacific
  • 2017/04/18 14:26:25
  • Disclosed
  • Can public works programs reduce youth crime ? evidence from Papua New Guinea's urban youth employment project
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