What works: active labour market policies in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Author: Escudero, Veronica; Mourelo, Elva Lopez; Morano, Clemente Pignatti


This report provides an evaluation of 'what works' in terms of active labour market policies (ALMPs) and their potential for building job-rich and equitable growth. As countries grapple with the challenge of creating quality and sustainable jobs, evidence-based analysis will be fundamental to guide policy decisions. Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is confronted by a marked economic slowdown, which is challenging the ability of governments to sustain the social progress achieved during the past decade. In this context, ALMPs can play a fundamental role by improving workers'...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Policy; Culture and society; Evaluation; Research; Equity

Keywords: Labour market program; Promotion of employment; Quality of working life; Employability; Employment security; Labour policy; Social development; Case study; Policy analysis; Systematic review

Geographic subjects: South America; Central America and the Caribbean; Argentina; Colombia; Peru

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: International Labour Office, 2016

Physical description: xv, 186 p.

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ISBN: 9789221303794 (print); 9789221303800 (online)

Statement of responsibility: Veronica Escudero, Elva Lopez Mourelo and Clemente Pignatti

Resource type: Report

Rights: Publications of the International Labour Office enjoy copyright under Protocol 2 of the Universal Copyright Convention. Nevertheless, short excerpts from them may be reproduced without authorization, on condition that the source is indicated.

Call number: TD/TNC 124.1138

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