Skills and jobs in Brazil: an agenda for youth

[This report focuses] on the challenge of economic engagement among the Brazilian youth. In the context of a fast aging population, Brazil's greatest economic opportunity is to increase its labor productivity, especially that of youth. This report documents important new facts about the extent of the youth economic disengagement, while at school and at work. Today, close to half of the Brazilian youth aged 15-29 years old is not fully economically engaged, because they are neither working nor studying, are studying in schools of poor quality, or are working in informal and precarious jobs. The ... Show more

Authors: Almeida, Rita K.; Packard, Truman

Published: Washington, District of Columbia, World Bank, 2018

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: xiv, 194 p.

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