Where Do Jobs Come From?


Theme 1: Systems Thinking for Workforce Development

 Session 1

Title: Where Do Jobs Come From?

Date & Time: Monday, November 2, 2015. 10:15am-11:15am

Summary: Training young people for jobs that don’t exist results in a dissatisfied youth. Examining three economic growth paradigms, what chain of events can effectively produce jobs? In most economies, employment is often found in private enterprises, while in the developing countries where we work, the bulk of employment is found “off the books.” So who really creates jobs, and how?

Facilitator: Alec Hansen, FHI360

Presenters: Ad Melkert, Former Minister of Social Affairs and Employment; Brian Levy, Johns Hopkins University, SAIS


Presentation Materials:

Where do Jobs come from? PDF

Where do jobs come from? Presentation slides below.

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