R4D – EMPLOYMENT IN THE CONTEXT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Sponsors: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF).
Project: Employment effects of different development policy instruments
Start: 1st February 2014
End: 31st January 2017 (with a 36 months extension possibility subject to a positive mid-term evaluation)
- Leaders from Switzerland: Bern University/WTI, the University of Geneva
- Research institutions from 6 countries: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, South Africa, and Vietnam
Vietnam team: from Foreign Trade University (FTU) and Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), led by Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Thu Thuy from Faculty of Business Administration, FTU.
The main objective of this research programme is to provide concrete knowledge in developing countries and international institutions about the processes underlying economic transformation and the employment effects of various policy options. Depending on how such information is taken into account, decisions by regulators and policy makers can thus be improved.