FULL LIST OF MARKET RESEARCH & ASSESSMENTS

AIYD Learning Series: Market Assessments for Youth Livelihood Programming

ORGANIZER: 
Alliance for International Youth Development, Mercy Corps, EDC
DATE: 
Mar 18, 2013 (02:00pm to 03:00pm)

With the proliferation of market assessments, it is a promising moment to stop and take stock of what makes them effective - or not, highlight trends and approaches that work well, and honestly and openly discuss the challenges and occasional pitfalls and failures involved in these analyses.

The Commonwealth Conference on Education and Training of Youth Workers

ORGANIZER: 
The Commonwealth Secretariat in partnership with the Government of the Republic of South Africa
DATE: 
Mar 18, 2013 (All day) to Mar 20, 2013 (All day)

The Commonwealth Conference on Education and Training of Youth Workers (CCETYW 2013) has been organised by The Commonwealth Secretariat in partnership with the Government of the Republic of South Africa with an aim of bringing together Youth Development Practitioners from across the commonwealth for the 1st time ever. The delegates are drawn from youth development networks in Governments, NGOs youth workers associations and Youth Development agencies.

Randomized Control Trials (RCTs): Key Considerations and Technical Components

Innovations for Poverty Action

Randomized Control Trials (RCTs):Key Considerations and Technical Components was presented under the Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment Track at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. Discussed in this presentation are impact evaluations from both conceptual and practical dimensions. Also discussed are the challenges in implementing RCTs and best practices gleaned from oversight of dozens of studies on youth economic development.

Resource Type: 
Presentation

Research on Post-Primary Education in Developing Countries

MacArthur Foundation

Research on Post-Primary Education in Developing Countries was presented under the Monitoring, evaluation and Impact Assessment Track at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. MacArthur Foundation discusses the focus of their research and evaluation efforts, as well as any future programming that is expected to result from the research. 

Resource Type: 
Presentation

Citi Foundation 2013 Systems Change Results Paths for Grantee and Collaboratives

Citi Foundation

Citi Foundation 2013 Systems Change Results Paths for Grantee and Collaboratives was presented under the Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment Track at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. Citi Foundation discusses the focus of their research and evaluation efforts. 

Resource Type: 
Presentation

Understanding Child Time Use An Introduction to a Measurement Tool

FHI 360

Understanding Child Time Use An Introduction to a Measurement Tool was presented under the Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment Track at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. FHI 360 discusses their tool, which is designed to yield unique insights on youth behaviors and attitudes in how they spend their time and money.

Resource Type: 
Presentation

Evaluating Youth Financial Capability Projects: Lessons from YouthSave

YouthSave

Evaluating Youth Financial Capability Projects: Lessons from YouthSave was presented under the Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment Track at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. How using different data collection methods can promote rich learning to improve economic empowerment projects for youth is discussed. 

Resource Type: 
Presentation

What is youth-led programming? How can it enhance economic programs for youth?

Mercy Corps

USAID recently released a groundbreaking policy on Youth in Development. One of the primary themes focused on the importance of youth engagement, which includes incorporating perspectives and voices of young people in each element of program planning. Though the policy was the first of its kind, this thinking is not new to the youth space.

Youth-Inclusive Financial Services: A Case Study from Bosnia

Partner Microcredit Foundation

This case study describes in detail the experience of Partner Microcredit Foundation (Partner) in conducting market research, designing a specialized youth loan product, and the preliminary outcomes and lessons learned. Partner identified the general youth population as one of the most marginalized in the country and market research findings showed that a lack of technical experience and available financing sources were identified as the primary obstacles to youth entrepreneurship.

Resource Type: 
Case Study

Save the Children Youth Financial Services: Adolescent Girls Project

Save the Children USA

This case study describes the Kishoree Kontha (Adolescent Girls’ Voices) Project implemented by Save the Children in 5 sub-districts of southern Bangladesh. The goal of this intervention is to link savings schemes with other non-financial services, such as health and education, to allow rural adolescent girls ages 10-19 to build human, social and economic assets. Save the Children uses tailored youth-inclusive market research tools to develop and effectively deliver appropriate financial and non-financial products and services.

Resource Type: 
Case Study

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