What do we know about first job programmes and policies in Latin America


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Author: Dema, Guillermo; Diaz, Juan Jose; Chacaltana, Juan


The report focuses on initiatives that promote youth employment and employability in Latin America and the Caribbean. Specifically, it explores so-called first job initiatives, which include internship contracts, training programmes, hiring subsidies and special employment arrangements for youth. The reach and limitations of these initiatives are a subject of debate. This document analyzes recent experiences with first job policies and programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean with a view to contributing to the development of improved public policies in the region. Abstract from...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Employment; Policy

Keywords: Youth program; Labour market program; Employment policy; Employability; Entry into working life; Youth transitions; Transition from education and training to employment

Geographic subjects: Central America and the Caribbean; Jamaica; Panama; South America; Brazil; El Salvador; Peru; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay; Argentina; Colombia; North America; Mexico

Published: [Lima, Peru]: ILO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2015

Physical description: 43 p.

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ISBN: 9789221298892

Resource type: Report

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Document number: TD/TNC 122.443

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