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Carolina Szyp

Research Officer

Carolina Szyp is a Research Officer at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS). Her research interests include youth employment, decent work and social protection.

Since joining IDS, she has worked on a number of projects including ‘Challenges and Opportunities for Rural Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa’, specifically looking at how young people engage with the rural economy, and ‘Programme Partnership between Irish Aid and IDS’, focusing on the impact of social protection interventions on youth employment outcomes. Before joining IDS, Carolina’s roles in academia and the private sector required a comprehensive range of cross-sector skills such as stakeholder engagement, operations and analysis.



Carolina Szyp’s recent work