J-PAL Policy Briefcase: See Tomorrow's Jobs, Invest in Girls Today

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action LabUniversity of California 2013

J-PAL affiliate Robert Jensen of UCLE conducted a randomzed evluation in rural India to test the impact of spreading awareness of about jobs for educated young women in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry and helping qualified women get BPO jobs by offering free recruiting services to see if increased employment opportunities for women can affect lifecycle work and family transitions.

Girls' EducationSkills for WorkOut-of-School ChildrenSouth AsiaIndiaOriginal researchDebate in global educationEvaluation & Systematic ReviewCase studyStudent support

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