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Location, search costs and youth unemployment: A randomized trial of transport subsidies in Ethiopia
Do high costs of search affect the labour market outcomes of young job seekers living far away from the centre of cities? I randomly assign temporary and non-fungible transport subsidies toExpand
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Anonymity or Distance? Job Search and Labour Market Exclusion in a Growing African City
We show that helping young job-seekers to signal their skills to employers can generate large and persistent improvements in labour market outcomes. We do this by comparing an intervention thatExpand
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Curse of Anonymity or Tyranny of Distance? The Impacts of Job-Search Support in Urban Ethiopia
We conduct a randomized evaluation of two job-search support programs for urban youth in Ethiopia. One group of treated respondents receives a subsidy to cover the transport costs of job search.Expand
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Job Fairs: Matching Firms and Workers in a Field Experiment in Ethiopia
Do matching frictions affect youth employment in developing countries? We organise job fairs in Addis Ababa, to match firms with a representative sample of young, educated job-seekers. We create veryExpand
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Anonymity or Distance? Removing Obstacles to Youth Employment in Urban Africa*
Can job-search support improve the labour market prospects of young jobseekers? We conduct a randomised evaluation of two programmes designed to lower spatial and informational barriers to job searchExpand
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The Emergence of Rus: 750-1200
Introduction. Part I: Roots and Routes. 1. The Silver Seekers From the North (c. 750-900). 2. Turning South. 3. The Dnieper Rus: Organise or Die. 4. U-Turns and Conversion (c.960-1015). Part II: KievExpand
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Mapping the Graphosphere: Cultures of Writing in Early 19th-Century Russia (and Before)
The "graphosphere" here denotes the totality of graphic devices used to record, store, display, and disseminate messages and information, and the social and cultural spaces in which they figure. AllExpand
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Location, Search Costs and Youth Unemployment: The Impact of a Randomized Transport Subsidy in Urban Ethiopia
How are young people living far away from the centre of cities constrained in their ability to find good jobs by high costs of search? I test for the impact of search costs on labour market outcomesExpand
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Location, Search Costs and Youth Unemployment: Experimental Evidence from Transport Subsidies
Do high search costs affect the labour market outcomes of job seekers living far away from jobs? I randomly assign transport subsidies to unemployed youth in urban Ethiopia. Treated respondentsExpand
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