Understanding what works for active labour market policies

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The effectiveness of complex policies such as ALMPs depends on how they are designed. Image: REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

Eduardo Levy-Yeyati
Visiting Professor, Harvard Kennedy School
Martin Montané
Research Affiliate, Centre for Evidence-Based Policies, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Luca Sartorio
Labour policy advisor, Ministry of Production and Labor of Argentina
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stimates are grouped by type of programme and outcome category. Boxes represent the 50% central coefficients reported. The horizontal lines show the median value. The vertical lines show the last coefficient that falls into the +/- 1.5*interquartile range limit. Points are observations that lay above or below the +/- 1.5* interquartile range limit. Image: VOX
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