Labor Market Programs

“Labor market programs are comprised of both passive and active labor market programs. Passive labor market programs include contributory unemployment insurance and non– contributory unemployment assistance. Active labor market programs (ALMPs) - or labor activation programs - are designed to promote opportunity through connecting men and women to more productive employment. They empower beneficiaries with new and improved skills, help them find employment, and increase their earning potential...

Labour regulation

Labour regulation “is an important means of implementing international labour standards, guaranteeing Decent Work and promoting the Rule of Law. As they regulate constantly evolving employment and industrial relations, labour laws are subject to regular assessment and reforms. (…) It is now increasingly accepted that a regulatory framework is essential if globalization is to be both socially and economically sustainable in the long term. Such a framework must include, as a minimum, all the...

Leakage

“The extent to which a programme includes beneficiaries not in the target group. The leakage rate of a poverty programme measures the proportion of beneficiaries that are not poor.” Barrientos, A. et al (2010). ‘Social Assistance in Developing Countries Database’, Chronic Poverty Research Centre (accessed 16 June 2015).