4.3 Conclusion

New approaches, such as micro-consignment, continue to revitalize the YEO field. New approaches further our understanding about what works for youth economic opportunities in different contexts. Experiences with both micro-franchising and micro-consignment contribute to our understanding of innovative ways to develop young entrepreneurs through diverse financing modalities and entrepreneurial support mechanisms. Its dual focus, on both entrepreneurial development and bringing beneficial products to hard-to-reach markets, makes it an ideal candidate for testing in a wide ranges of contests. Micro-consignment will benefit from additional testing with different products, partners, and in new settings.