Using ADePT Labor forLabor Market Analysis May 1, 2009 The Employment Lab: New Diagnostic Tools for Employment Focused Development Using Rwanda as an Example Paul Cichello
Data requirements • Nationally-representative household survey. • Key: individual level earnings data; • want greatest coverage of workers possible • Differentiate over worker type and sector of employment • Want a labor market module and an income/consumption expenditure module. • Ideally repeated over time
First set: Overview of the Labor Force Table 1.1: broad overview. It will help you: • determine if unemployment is a problem to focus on or if quality of employment (low earnings, etc.) should be focus • the level of child labor and more • As with all tables, you can see changes over time • Table 1.3: Where employment is located by type of work • You can use designation you like: formal/informal; not just employment type • It will also break into ag/non-ag • Table 1.4: Welfare status for each worker type - including median earnings, low earnings rates, inequality of earnings, etc. • Table 1.5a: Shares of workers by sector • Table 1.5b: Share of workers by education (and broken ag/non-ag)
Next Set: Linking Poverty and Labor Market • Help you identify where poverty is concentrated • type of workers & sectors • This section uses two ways of calculating outcomes: • a) calculate it using individual sector of employment; • b) calculate it using the sector of employment of the household head. • The Tables in the Annex are used for follow up once an initial investigation reveals an area of interest: • They give a disaggregation of main indicators by different groups for unemployment, low earnings, child labor, etc.
Where do you get ADePT Labor? • ADePT software and resources are available on the web: http://www.worldbank.org/employment • a general guide for completing labor market analysis; • an ADePT users guide • with definitions for LM variables needed by ADePT and example of what the output files look like; • a technical users guide for running ADePT; • a link to download ADePT software • This requires STATA to run but can use either STATA or SPSS data files as inputs