Latest research updates
Research with the Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator published in the AER November 2022

The MBRG's Kate Orkin and co-authors partnered with the South African NGO to study how information from soft skills assessments could be shared to alleviate labour market frictions between firms and young workseekers. Click for a VoxDev summary of results.

MBRG Research published in the June 2022 issue of the JEEA

Research by the MBRG's Kate Orkin and collaborator Anett John was published in the June 2022 issue of the Journal of European Economic Association. See here for the policy note.

Cost-effective labour market intervention toolkit adopted by UNDP Accelerator Lab Gambia to support young work-seekers impacted by COVID-19

The UNDP Accelerator Lab in The Gambia is launching an exciting new soft skills training programme for young people who have lost their jobs because of COVID-19. The program will be adopting a labour market intervention developed by Carranza, Garlick, Orkin and Rankin (2020) to reduce labour market friction between prospective employers and young work-seekers.

Research Evaluation Instruments

The Mind & Behaviour Research Group is dedicated to providing tested trial interventions to the public. All instruments used in completed projects are archived here. This includes all qualitative and quantitative instruments used like questionnaires, training manuals, and other intervention materials. 


Cash and Aspirational Video Trial in Kenya

View all questionnaires used in Kenya trial on aspirational videos paired with cash transfers.