"In most of the countries in LAC, expenditure on ALMPs largely outpaces public spending on unemployment benefits. This reflects the increasing motivation to complement traditional interventions targeted towards providing social protection and supporting poverty reduction with policies aimed at increasing the employability of the labour force."

What is it?

It consists of a detailed ILO Compendium of labour market policies implemented in selected countries in the region since the 1990s.

How does it work?

  • It provides information about labour market policies in selected Latin American and Caribbean countries.

Why is it useful?

  • The compendium allows for the identification of labour policies targeted toward youth.

Contributing partner

INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION (ILO)

Type

Others

Region

Latin America and the Caribbean

Audience

Constituents

Section

Thematic

Topic

Labour market policies and programmes

Page

64-71