It’s possible to break the working poverty vicious circle


Verónica Escudero, Head a.i. Labour Market Trends and Policy Evaluation Unit, Research Department and Hannah Liepmann, Economist, Research Department

Put yourselves in the shoes of a vulnerable worker in a developing or emerging country: You have a job but you don’t earn much, so you struggle to make ends meet. You know that if you had the chance to improve your skills you could get a better job, but you simply can’t take time off work because you need the money.

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