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? 

Working paper © UNU-WIDER

ReCom highlights in the WIDERAngle October issue.

Jobs - Aid at Work © John Hogg/World Bank

One important part of ReCom–Research and Communication on Foreign Aid is the sharing of results.

Jobs - Aid at Work © John Hogg/World Bank

The ReCom – Research and Communication on Foreign Aid results meeting under the theme ‘Aid, Growth & Employment’ titled Jobs – Aid at Work was...

UNU-WIDER / Oct 2012
Hand drawing © UN Photo/Martine Perret

The research project ReCom-Research and Communication on foreign aid, which is co-ordinated by UNU-WIDER with funding from the development agencies...

Carl-Gustav Lindén / Sep 2012
Coal miner © UN Photo/Sebastio Barbosa

There are over 900 million working people who earn less than US$2 a day, while 200 million people are unemployed.

UNU-WIDER / Sep 2013