Education Policy, Vocational Training, and the Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa
Technical, vocational education, and training has remained an explosive topic because it can create a divided society in terms of education and the benefits associated with it. Internationally, it has always been a complex and controversial topic...
GHAMOD launch and training: A tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ghana
Better social protection coverage and greater benefits in developing countries would certainly be welcomed by many. More and better forms of social...
Aid and Management Training
It is widely recognized that entrepreneurship is of critical importance to industrial development. Despite this importance we know little about the skills of business owners and managers in developing countries. In the WIDER Working Paper ‘The Role...
Worker retraining and transfer payments
We conduct an incentive-theoretical analysis of political economy considerations in the design of social protection programmes in developing countries to accompany economic reforms. We focus on two aspects of social protection—the provision of...
Who benefits from job training programmes?
Using admission lotteries and registry data linking labour market outcomes, we study the effect of a vocational training programme focused on disadvantaged individuals in Brazil. The intensive programme is an 18-month classroom training coupled with...
Is technical and vocational education and training a solution for youth unemployment?
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is often seen as a silver bullet resolving issues ranging from youth unemployment to labour market-related structural change. This is particularly true for developing countries with deficient...
The Role of Training in Fostering Cluster-Based Micro and Small Enterprises Development
While it has been increasingly recognized that efficient management holds the key to the development of micro and small enterprises in developing countries, we know very little about the managerial capacity of business owners and managers in these...
Survey on the school-to-work transition of technical and vocational training graduates in Mozambique
This report documents the main conclusions of the Survey on the School-to-Work Transition of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Graduates in Mozambique. The research was planned and implemented by researchers from the United Nations...
IGM training on designing enterprise surveys training
The Inclusive growth in Mozambique (IGM) programme organizes, on 17 March 2022, a one-day training on designing enterprise surveys. Topics covered include sampling of formal and informal firms, survey design (finding and measuring variables of...
17 March 2022
Online, Maputo, Mozambique
As part of the SOUTHMOD project, the national team at the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA), in collaboration with UNU-WIDER and SASPRI, are organizing an in-person training workshop for technical staff of the Rwandan government institutions on RWAMOD...
18 October 2022
20 October 2022
As part of the SOUTHMOD project, the national team at Universidad Externado de Colombia in collaboration with UNU-WIDER and the International Inequalities Institute of the London School of Economics and Political Science organizes a training event on...
10 July 2023
14 July 2023
Second RWAMOD training
As part of the SOUTHMOD project, the national team at the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA), in collaboration with UNU-WIDER and the Southern African Social Policy Research Insights (SASPRI), are organizing the second in-person training workshop on...
18 October 2023
20 October 2023
Training on CGE modelling
The training on 2-6 July 2018 is the second part of the series of workshops, that offers an introduction to economy-wide modelling for policy analysis. The workshop is held in Maputo and it is part of the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique Programme. The...
2 July 2018
6 July 2018
Training on research methods
The Inclusive Growth in Mozambique programme will hold a 2-day training workshop on research methods, on 27-28 June at the Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo. The event focuses on literature reviews and data sources, including training on the...
27 June 2018
28 June 2018
University of Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique