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By: Monika Aring and Lara Goldmark
Youth unemployment is a problem that has reached crisis dimensions in the Middle East and North Africa, and a phenomenon of worrying magnitude almost everywhere else. Yet employment, writ large, has always been a primary concern of governments: fifty years ago, a survey of economic policies in nine Western countries put “full employment” at the top of the list of objectives. Governments have never had an easy time creating jobs; traditional policy instruments have always been quite limited and today’s political, environmental, and economic context makes it harder. The private sector, meanwhile, is the source of most jobs—and as all managers intuitively understand, enterprise growth is... Read more
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For this call for proposals, applications should concentrate on any project whose objective is to improve the income, labour or productivity of young...
This resource from the 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference explores how youth can more...
Explore this presentation from the 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference to learn about how...
Investigating the potential of savings accounts as a tool for youth development and financial inclusion This...