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Gender and youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa : a review of constraints and effective interventions (English)

Although the ratio of female to male labor force participation rates is higher in Sub-Saharan Africa than in any other region, these high rates of female labor force participation mask underlying challenges for women. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8245 NOV 20, 2017

Chakravarty,Shubha; Das,Smita; Vaillant,Julia Disclosed

Providing out-of-school adolescent girls with skills in Malawi : a review of the global evidence (English)

Skills development offers a range of benefits to out-of-school adolescent girls and alleviates a key obstacle to youth employment in developing countries. ... See More +

Brief 106483 JUN 27, 2016

Chakravarty,Shubha; Haddock,Sarah Elizabeth; Botea,Ioana Alexandra Disclosed

The role of training programs for youth employment in Nepal : impact evaluation report on the employment fund (English)

The youth unemployment rate is exceptionally high in developing countries. Because the quality of education is arguably one of the most important determinants of youth's labor force participation, governments worldwide have responded by creating job training and placement services programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7656 APR 27, 2016

Chakravarty,Shubha; Lundberg,Mattias K. A.; Zenker,Juliane; Nikolov, Plamen V. Disclosed

The role of training programs for youth employment in Nepal : impact evaluation report on the employment fund (English)

The youth unemployment rate is exceptionally high in the developing world. Because quality of education is arguably one of the most important determinants of youth’s labor force participation, governments worldwide have responded by creating job training and placement services programs. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS14600 JUL 06, 2015

Lundberg,Mattias K. A. Disclosed

The adolescent girls initiative in Rwanda : final evaluation report (English)

Rwanda has made a remarkable transition from reconstruction to development over the past twenty years. Despite these developments, Rwanda remains one of the poorest countries in the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 100445 JUN 01, 2015

Botea,Ioana Alexandra; Chakravarty,Shubha; Haddock,Sarah Elizabeth Disclosed

The spirit of boldness : lessons from the World Bank’s adolescent girls initiative (English)

The adolescent girl’s initiative (AGI) was motivated by the idea that vocational training and youth employment programs tailored to the needs of girls and young women can improve the economic empowerment and agency. ... See More +

Working Paper 100439 FEB 01, 2015

Cassaday,Kelly Ann; Chakravarty,Shubha; Fox,M. Louise; Haddock,Sarah Elizabeth Disclosed

The Impact of an Adolescent Girls Employment Program (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, The impact of an adolescent girls employment program : the EPAG project in Liberia, conducted between between 2010 and 2011 in Liberia. ... See More +

Brief 90358 SEP 02, 2014

Adoho, Franck ; Chakravarty, Shubha ; Korkoyah, Dala T. ; Lundberg, Mattias ; Tasneem, Afia Disclosed

The impact of an adolescent girls employment program : the EPAG project in Liberia (English)

This paper presents findings from the impact evaluation of the Economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (EPAG) project in Liberia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6832 APR 01, 2014

Adoho, Franck; Chakravarty, Shubha; Korkoyah, Jr, Dala T.; Lundberg, Mattias; Tasneem, Afia Disclosed