FULL LIST OF LABOR MARKET ASSESSMENT

Labor Market Assessment Modules and Questions

Workforce Connections

The labor market assessment guide will assist users to analyze employment and workforce development in a given country for project design and policymaking. An introductory narrative will characterize existing frameworks and information useful for a labor market analysis.

Following the introduction, the guide will consist of modules to:

Resource Type: 
Toolkit

Zimbabwe Labor Market Assessment

Workforce Connections

At the request of the USAID mission in Zimbabwe, the FHI 360 Workforce Connections team conducted a Labor Market Assessment (LMA) to systematically analyze the country’s labor market system to better inform USAID & DFID on youth employment and entrepreneurship programming.

Resource Type: 
Report

Understanding Sector Selections Methods: A Tool for Implementing Labor Market Assessments

Workforce Connections

This guide presents an overview of how and why to select specific sectors as part of a labor market assessment (LMA). It covers how to identify which sectors are the largest employers; which are the most competitive in export markets; where there is the greatest potential for growth, for job creation and, ideally, employment of the target population(s).

Resource Type: 
Paper

Kenya Labor Market Assessment

Workforce Connections

At the request of the USAID mission in Kenya, the FHI 360 Workforce Connections team conducted a Labor Market Assessment (LMA) to analyze the youth workforce and labor market in Kenya. 

The assessment team was asked to identify and propose interventions that would have the highest potential sector and economy wide impacts that lead to generation of employment, better labor market outcomes and strategies for effective youth participation.

Resource Type: 
Report

Workforce Development Ecosystem Assessment Tool

RTI International

RTI International developed this tool for mapping complex workforce development systems and diagnosing their performance from a stakeholder perspective. RTI intentionally took an “institutionally agnostic” approach to this mapping, choosing to focus on functions and processes rather than certain institutions or individuals. RTI has piloted the tool in several regions and is now in the process of revising the data collection approach and the conceptual model.

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Presentation

Labor Market Assessment Tools: Champion Validation

Workforce Connections

No one understands the dynamics of a workforce system better than the people who interact with it every day. Their unique insights allow them to react to labor market assessment data collected and suggest possible policy and program options and changes. Consulting with stakeholders and sector experts using a collaborative, structured exercise focuses the discussion around practical solutions to labor market challenges.

Resource Type: 
Paper

Labor Market Assessment Tools: Causal Loop Modeling

Workforce Connections

A causal loop model is a free-form map that shows causal relationships between variables in a system. It originated in the field of system dynamics, and is used in applications ranging from engineering, to business, to international development.

Resource Type: 
Paper