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Table 1 Selection of ALMP Type by Objective and Employment Barrier

From: A reform agenda for improving the delivery of ALMPs in the MENA region

Barrier to employment Type of ALMP Program objective
Skills mismatches Training (on the job, in class), activation. Enhance employability
Information asymmetries Intermediation services, job search assistance, counseling. Enhance employability/promote job creation
Insufficient labor demand Wage subsidies, public works programs, self-employment, work sharing and short work. Promote job creation
  1. Source: processed from Angel-Urdinola et al. 2010.