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December 5, 2013 ; 10:00am EST
The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that between 2000...
December 9, 2013 ; 08:30am EST
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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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Youth make up 17 percent of the world’s population and 40 percent of the world’s unemployed, according to...