job search barriers

Barriers to Search and Hiring in Urban Labour Markets


Published 05.02.24

Barriers to search and hiring in low and lower-middle income country labour markets

Every year, hundreds of millions of people around the world search for a job, while millions of firms look for new recruits. This VoxDevLit documents the labour market barriers faced by jobseekers and firms in low and lower-middle income countries and evaluates the impacts of a wide set of interventions designed to address these barriers.

Presentation of key takeaways

For our launch event, Stefano Caria and Kate Orkin joined us to present the key takeaways from this VoxDevLit, highlighting policy relevant results from recent economic research on labour market barriers.