Growth & Employment

Growth & Employment

Aid can help countries generate more growth and employment, but what are the channels that work best for growth? How can aid help improve the livelihoods of the poorest people, improve the opportunities for women in the labour market, and provide more employment for young people? 

The ReCom—Research and Communication on Foreign Aid programme held its first results meeting on the topic of ‘Aid, Growth and Macroeconomic Managem...

Lucy Scott, Annett Victorero / Jan 2012

Donors are concerned about how their aid is used, especially how it affects public spending.

Oliver Morrissey / Feb 2012

To meet development objectives, aid recipients and their donor partners need to effectively manage the macroeconomic effects of aid.

Addison, Mekasha, Nyyssölä, Scott, Tarp,
Blue and pink smoke, © UN Photo/Martine Perret

What are the next steps for donors in the MENA region?

Jane Harrigan / Dec 2011
A teenager wearing torn rubber boots, © Kibae Park/UN Photo

What does aid volatility mean for different sectors of development?

UNU-WIDER / Nov 2012
© Igor Castro da Silva Braga / World Bank

Not a month goes by without some sort of bad news about foreign aid.

Finn Tarp / Oct 2011