Women's Work and Labor Force Participation in Pakistan’s COVID Recovery Period

Researchers:
Kate Vyborny
Nivedhitha Subramanian
Location:
Lahore, Pakistan
Sample:
Jobseekers
Timeline:
2020
Target group:
  • Job seekers
  • Urban population
  • Women and girls
Outcome of interest:
  • Employment
Intervention type:
  • Digital and mobile
  • Information
  • COVID-19 response
AEA RCT registration number:
AEARCTR-0005997
Research papers:

The economic crisis resulting from COVID-19 is expected to affect women disproportionately. In Pakistan, researchers are conducting a randomized evaluation to test the impact of a job search assistance platform on men's and women’s return to searching for jobs and working during the COVID-19 economic recovery. Project ongoing; results forthcoming.