Is it enough for programs to train youth if they can't get to the job: the challenge of transport costs in addressing youth employment

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Author: Romero, Jose Manuel; Urquhart, Robert


In this knowledge brief, we highlight the challenge transport costs (TCs) present towards youth getting a job and some potential solutions to overcome this challenge. We also share an in-depth example of a solution at work with Harambee's experience in South Africa (SA).

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Subjects: Youth; Employment; Participation

Keywords: Barrier; Cost; Case study

Geographic subjects: South Africa; Africa

Published: [Washington, District of Columbia]: Solutions for Youth Employment, World Bank, 2018

Physical description: 10 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Jose Manuel Romero and Rob Urquhart

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 139.270

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