Rising to the youth employment challenge: new evidence on key policy issues


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Author: O'Higgins, Niall


Young women and men today face an ever more difficult task in finding their place in the world of work. In low- and middle-income countries, informal employment has come to dominate young people's labour market experiences, while in high-income countries, work for youth increasingly means temporary and other non-standard forms of employment. This book brings together contributions from the ILO's Youth Employment Programme detailing policies that enable young people to find decent work. The chapters are organized around the pillars of the ILO's 2012 call for action on youth employment and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Employment; Policy; Labour market

Keywords: Employment policy; Conditions of employment; Quality of working life; Employment pattern; Employment opportunity; Employment security; Informal sector; Self employment; Entrepreneurship; Labour market program; Minimum wage; Entry into working life; Youth transitions; Policy implications

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: ILO, 2017

Physical description: xvi, 234 p.

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ISBN: 9789221308652 (print); 9789221308669 (web pdf)

Resource type: Book

Document number: TD/TNC 129.710

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