End-line Data Collection Surveys for a Randomized Controlled Trial on a Virtual Job Fair and Job Preference Signaling in ICT Sector

Category: Others
Principal Investigator:

1. Dr. Norihiko Matsuda, Department of Economics, Florida International University (FIU), USA.

2. Mr. Ryotaro Hayashi, Social Sector Economist, Human and Social Development Division, South Asia Department, ADB

Status: Completed

Project Objectives:

The purpose of the study was to rigorously evaluate the effectiveness of virtual job fairs and job preference signaling.

Sample Size:

110 employers and 2560 job seekers participated in the ICT virtual job fair organized jointly by, FIU, and ADB.

Data Collection:

110 employers and 2560 jobseekers (1280 treatment and 1280 control) participated in the study. 1st end-line survey has been conducted from December 2021 to January 2022 and 2nd end-line survey has been conducted from July to August 2022.

Project Outcome:

This study will help improve future virtual job fairs and job search platforms.