A research team headed by Prof. Michael Grimm, Chair of Development Economics at the University of Passau, examines the effectiveness of public work programmes in developing countries. In the first phase, the researchers have examined what is already known about the effectiveness of such programmes and the factors of that enhance or undermine their success in Africa and the MENA region.more
In the second phase of the research project "How to ensure that public works programmes achieve what they promise?", the research team headed by Prof. Dr. Michael Grimm empirically examines the effects of past and present public works activities.more
The Systematic Review of the Cash for Work I-Project can be found here.