Meeting the challenge of youth unemployment: analysis and lessons from Jordan, Liberia, and South Africa

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This report aims to shed light on three interrelated objectives relative to economic empowerment of youth: (1) promoting job creation for the targeted population; (2) improving the quality of existing jobs occupied by young people (many in the informal sector); and (3) supporting young job seekers in identifying and accessing quality job opportunities. The report presents a descriptive analysis of interventions that are currently pursuing these goals, a gap diagnosis of where attention is lacking, and a series of recommendations for Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE) and related...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Employment; Participation; Policy

Keywords: Unemployment; Labour force participation; Labour market program; Employment service; Promotion of employment; Employment creation; Program evaluation; Quality of working life; Job searching; Employment opportunity

Geographic subjects: Jordan; Liberia; South Africa; Middle East; Africa

Published: [Washington, District of Columbia]: Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs Capstone Project, Solutions for Youth Employment and The World Bank Group, 2018

Physical description: 120 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 139.284

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