What Big Data and Longitudinal Research Tell Us About Effective Youth Investments

Author(s): 
Michael McCabe, Thoai Ngo, Dr. Jo Boyden, Dr. Bruce Rasmussen, Jacqueline Barrett
Organization/Affiliation(s): 
USAID, Popultation Council GIRL Center, Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies, Young Lives, University of Oxford, LinkedIn
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Publication Date: 
Sep 26, 2018

Context matters when making policy/programming decisions on youth investments. However, we have limited data on the linkages between various aspects of adolescent/youth development and outcomes for young people to inform our decisions either at national or global levels. Three leading researchers who have their pulse on some of the largest longitudinal data sets related to youth, as well as analysis of youth investments, discussed what the evidence is telling us and how we can apply it to our work and investments at the sub-national, national and global levels.

Topic: 
Monitoring & Evaluation
Tags: 
Governance & Policy
Market Research & Assessments