Contributing to the global debate on employment promotion.
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What is the benefit of offering active and passive labor market policies in combination? An evaluation of the French “Garantie Jeunes” program found positive effects on employment.
Phineo’s „Wirkt-Siegel“ bezieht sich in der Analyse nur unzureichend auf rigorose Wirkungsmessung. Einige Änderungen können aber schon helfen hier mehr Transparenz zu schaffen.
Good customer experience is not just important for private sector companies. Employment promotion interventions can leverage Human-Centered Design to tackle implementation challenges such as low attendance or high dropout rates.
Rigorous impact evaluations remain rare in German development cooperation. We introduce rapid learning evaluations as a tool to improve programs by testing design and implementation alternatives.
Big tech has figured out how to use human decision-making processes to keep its workforce engaged. Can we use the same tricks to help entrepreneurs in low- and middle-income countries improve their business practices?
Starting and growing a business is a messy process with many decision points along the way. To be successful, entrepreneurship programs must account for the psychological and social context in which entrepreneurs operate.
COVID-19 is pushing businesses and other organizations to lay off staff or at least freeze hiring—including of interns. To minimize the negative impact on young people, remote internships and other options should be considered.