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Social and Household Networks in Sri Lanka: Does Networking Create a Disparity in Employment Outcomes
(Social Science Research Network, 2019-11-15)
This paper estimates the impact of social and household networks on employment outcomes in Sri Lanka.The results indicate that social networks, measured by language choice and locality, improve employment outcomes by ...
Youth Labour Market Assessment Sri Lanka
(Colombo: Verité Research, 2018-12)
The Youth Labour Market Assessment takes an in-depth look at youth employment and unemployment in Sri Lanka. This report examines four gaps; skills gap, aspirations gap, information gap and the structural gap, which are ...
Impact of COVID-19 Response on Unemployment in Sri Lanka
(Washington: Center for International Private Enterprise, 2020-10-01)
Goal number eight of the Sustainable Development Goals is set out as “Decent work and economic growth.” This goal recognizes that economic growth is not just an end, but also a means in itself of generating jobs – productive ...
Ineffectiveness of Social Contacts and Alternate Job Search Methods for Unemployed Youth in Sri Lanka [Working Paper]
(Colombo: Verité Research, 2020-06)
Sri Lankan youth due to an extended period of unemployment face a lower possibility in future employment and a reduced earning capacity. As a solution, this paper aims to identify an efficient search method. Emphasis is ...
Costs of Doing a Job For Urban Women In Sri Lanka
(Colombo: Verite Research, 2022-05)
This report addressed a knowledge gap by conducting quantitative surveys and FGDs to estimate monetary & non-monetary “costs of doing a job” for women in Sri Lanka, to understand if it is cost prohibitive to engage in work ...