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

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.

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

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

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 43 p.

Access item: https://www.skillsforemployment.org/KSP/en/Details/?dn=WCMSTEST4_152455

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