The Global Opportunity in Online Outsourcing

The Global Opportunity in Online Outsourcing

As Information Communication Technology (ICT) has become more available in the developing world, a new wave of employment opportunities have emerged, particularly for youth. Online outsourcing platforms allow individuals seeking employment to connect with clients seeking expertise and services; but it requires countries to have sufficient talent availability and quality, competitive labor costs, stable business environments, and reliable infrastructure.

This toolkit allows practitioners and policy makers to compare country readiness scores across these factors using selected indicators, providing insight into critical policies and investment, in order to maximize opportunities for job creation and economic growth.

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