This brief is based on a systematic review by Kluve and colleagues which examines the effects of active labour market programmes for youth, including training and skills development, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidised employment. The findings suggest that programmes conducted in low- and middle-income countries tend to have bigger effects on employment and wages than those in high-income countries.
Irregular migration harms many people worldwide, and millions of dollars are invested globally each year to address the root causes. The authors of this brief summarize the findings of a systematic review on the effects of classroom-based and on-the-job skills training interventions on migration-related outcomes.
While several countries have implemented tax and subsidy policies to support healthy diets, systematic evidence of their impacts is limited, especially in low-and middle-income countries. The authors of this brief summarize the findings of a systematic review on the effects of fiscal policies on diet quality and health.
This systematic review brief summarizes the findings of the synthesis of evidence on gender-specific or gender-transformative interventions in fragile and conflict-affected states. The finding are expected to inform policy and practice decisions within the field of transition aid, particularly, as it relates to gender focused programming.
This brief is based on a review that synthesizes evidence on the effectiveness of interventions supporting farming of aquatic organisms and aiming to improve productivity, income, nutrition and women's empowerment in low-and middle-income countries.
This brief presents the findings of a systematic review on the effectiveness of electricity interventions on socio-economic outcomes for households, firms and communities in low- and middle- income countries.