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Eval12 Session 532: Longitudinal Data for Department Assessment: Recruitment, Retention, and Social Capital

In order to provide nationally-representative (and department) information that can be used to evaluate success in preparing majors for the job market, the American Sociological Association (ASA) is conducting a longitudinal survey of 10,000 senior sociology majors prior to graduation, shortly afterward, and one year later to learn what skills they have mastered, what connections they use for job searches, and whether the jobs they obtain reflect sociological skills

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2016 AEA New Approaches to the Design and Evaluation of Global Programs to End Modern Slavery: Establishing an Evidence Base and Understanding What Works

Three presentations to AEA 2016 Conference (Session ID: 2280) - New Approaches to the Design and Evaluation of Global Programs to End Modern Slavery: Establishing an Evidence Base and Understanding What Works #SocialImpact #Eval2016 #HumanRights #AEA2016Conference #FreetheSlaves ...

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Focus Search - Regions with high numbers of OFWs will have higher numbers of victims Potentially Exploitive Industry (low skill, low pay) • Manufacturing /Factory (Clothing Processing) • Domestic Service (housekeeping, OFW) Vulnerable Population • Economic (poverty) • Education (gender differences, access, attainment) • Health (gender differences, access, age at first sex) • Sociocultural (race, ethnicity, gender inequality) • Political (Immigration policy, conflict, power of local government) Limited Societal Safeguards (weak capacity) • Rule of Law (labor laws, enforcement, prosecution) • Social Safety Nets (old age pensions, health coverage, support for disabled and victims) • Institutional Systems (access to money, access to land, OFW system) • Risk Perception (knowledge of rights, family influence) Vulnerable Population Limited Societal Safeguards Exploitive Industry Modern Slavery 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 O FW s / 1 0 0 0 W o rk in g A ge P eo p le Unemployment Rate Unemployment 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 O FW s / 1 0 0 0 W o rk in g A ge P eo p le Underemployment Rate Underemployment Prevalence of OFWs does not increase with increasing unemployment or underemployment rates Source: Philippines Statistics Authority 0 50 100 150 200 250 R em it ta n ce p er O F W (x 1 0 0 0 p es o s) Officials and Professionals Technicians and Associate Professionals Clerks and Service Workers Trade and Machine Workers Laborers and Unskilled Workers 51% Skill level (high  low) Remittances, Skill Levels and Gender Potential priority target for interventions