Jobs and skills for youth: review of policies for youth employment of China

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Young Chinese face significant obstacles in their transition to the labour market, including high levels of underemployment, informality and graduate unemployment. The Chinese Government is strongly committed to addressing these issues and recognizes the importance of actively developing its human resources. This report has been developed to support those aims. The current employment challenges are immense and China, like other countries, is struggling to find the right balance between employment protection measures to safeguard the rights of young workers and ways to increase the demand...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Employment; Outcomes; Disadvantaged; Policy; Equity

Keywords: Policy analysis; Young worker; Employability; Promotion of employment; Employment policy; Unemployment; Underemployment; Access to education and training; Relevance of education and training; Transition from education and training to employment; Entry into working life; Youth at risk

Geographic subjects: China; Asia

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: ILO, 2016

Physical description: x, 74 p.

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ISBN: 9789221309543; 9789221309550 (web pdf)

Resource type: Report

Rights: Publications of the International Labour Office enjoy copyright under Protocol 2 of the Universal Copyright Convention. Nevertheless, short excerpts from them may be reproduced without authorization, on condition that the source is indicated.

Call number: TD/TNC 125.261

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