Production, industry and labour market

Private-sector cash transfers (CASH-IN)

Research project The overall objective of CASH-IN is to investigate whether and to what extent privately managed cash transfers (PrivCTs) are politicized by ruling elites and how this affects inclusive sustainable growth and state-society relations. Cash transfers ha ...
Period: 2020-09-1 to 2025-05-31 Countries: Tanzania Uganda Lead institution: Roskilde University (RUC), Department of Social Sciences and Business, Denmark Partner institutions: Makerere University, Uganda University of Dodoma (UDOM), Tanzania Project code: 19-05-RUC Total grant: 11,944,444 DKK
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Decent Work and Inclusive Industrialization in Ethiopia

Research project Project summary Sub-Saharan African (SSA) governments are looking for sectors that can drive inclusive growth in the context of large youth populations, high under- and unemployment, and previous growth trajectories that did not create enough jo ...
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Circular Bioeconomy for the Kenyan Dairy Sector

Research project The idea of circular bioeconomy (CBE) is gaining broad interest as global environmental challenges become monumental and demand a shift from linear production-consumption models to circular models. CBE is particularly relevant for lower-middle income ...
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Crowdfunding for Youth Entrepreneurship in Tanzania

Research project Project summary The literature highlights some of the limitations of traditional debt financing as a response to the youth entrepreneurs’ financing needs. Funding becomes a matter of friends and family, and local dealers all represent a limited ... First year report Data and prototype to be used in the lab experiment has been collected. Lab experiment has been designed in CBS, the lab experiment will be conducted in Spain in the first half of 2020.
Period: 2020-02-1 to 2024-01-30 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: Mzumbe University (MU), Tanzania Partner institutions: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark Small Industries Development Organization (SIDO), Tanzania Project code: 18-15-TAN Total grant: 11,812,788 DKK
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Overcoming barriers to improving OHS among SMEs in Myanmar

Research project In the wake of the Rana Plaza accident the recent years have witnessed increased interests among scholars, global brands, policy-makers and NGOs in occupational health and safety (OHS) among companies in developing countries (Huq et al 2016). However ...
Period: 2020-02-1 to 2023-03-31 Countries: Myanmar Lead institution: University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Faculty of Engineering, Department of Technology and Innovation, Denmark Partner institutions: Yangon Technological University (YTU), Myanmar Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Project code: 19-M08-SDU Total grant: 4,999,946 DKK
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Enhancing Effectiveness of Vocational Education – EEVE

Research project This project aims to improve the performance of vocational colleges in Vietnam. Through pilot surveys in Hanoi, we identified two key challenges. First, students graduate without the skills demanded in the labour market. Second, there is mismatch bet ...
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Safety and health and audit practices in Bangladesh

Research project The fast industrial development from a low income to a middle-income country such as Bangladesh carries a risk for safety and health of the workers, which may also jeopardise the economic development. Occupational safety and health (OSH) is therefore ...
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REintegration through Active Labour Market reforms

Research project Prioritizing an inclusive growth agenda, the Government of Myanmar is highlighting a well-functioning and sufficiently regulated labour market as a key element for success. It has thereforeset in motion a myriad of labour market initiatives with the ... First year report REALM is a project trying to understand of the impact of recent labour market reforms in Myanmar. It is a two pillar project with a strong capacity building component and a quantitative research component, that require access to ...
Period: 2019-01-1 to 2022-12-31 Countries: Myanmar Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics, Denmark Partner institutions: Centre for Economic and Social Development (CESD), Myanmar Project code: 18-M08-KU Total grant: 4,978,650 DKK
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