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Supporting Youth Entrepreneurship: What Works, Where, and Why?

ORGANIZER: 
Making Cents International
DATE: 
May 6, 2014 (10:00am to 11:00am)

Webinar Speaker(s):
Laura Rana, MEL Manager at Youth Business International (UK)
Annie Barber, MEL Manager at Youth Business International (UK)
Meagan Rees, Communications Manager at Youth Business International (UK)

Training and employment opportunities to address poverty among rural youth: A synthesis report

FAO, ILO and UNESCO

The aim of this multi-country study is to identify relevant training and employment needs and opportunities, which can improve on, and off-farm income generatio

Resource Type: 
Report

Youth Think Tank Initiative

The MasterCard Foundation
 
In January 2012, The MasterCard Foundation (the Foundation) created a Youth Think Tank and tasked it with advising on and, ultimately, helping to shape their work in the sector of youth learning and engagement. 
 
Resource Type: 
Report

No End In Sight? The Long-Term Youth Jobs Gap And What It Means for America

Young Invincibles

Young Invincibles released a new report estimating that the economy is missing 2.7 million youth jobs that would have existed had the recession never occurred. That is about the same size as the entire population of Chicago. Even under optimistic assumptions, young Americans will not make the the lost ground before 2021, and there is a real change the youth labor market may never recover. 

Resource Type: 
Paper

Designing Youth Employment Policies in Egypt

Brookings

This paper aims to find effective policy options that can support the development of more attractive jobs in Egypt’s private sector and lead to job creation and inclusive growth. Egypt is facing a marked “youth bulge” and therefore has a high rate of youth unemployment, particularly among the highly educated.

Resource Type: 
Paper

Youth Watch 2012: Problem or Promise? Harnessing Youth Potential in Uganda

BRAC

The Youth Watch 2012 report for Uganda is a wide-ranging study of the aspirations and challenges of Uganda’s youth, published by BRAC in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation.

Resource Type: 
Report

How Policymakers Can Boost Youth Employment

ManpowerGroup
 
This paper addresses the broader enabling environment – policies and programs, financial and civil society resources – that will help improve the employment outlook for young people and enable more effective assistance to youth who are struggling. We want to address key actors, especially policymakers and educators, who can take a broad view of the youth employability challenge and exercise leadership in bringing successful approaches to scale. 
 
Resource Type: 
Paper

The Plummeting Labor Market Fortunes of Teens and Young Adults

Brookings

Employment prospects for teens and young adults in the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas plummeted between 2000 and 2011. On a number of measures—employment rates, labor force underutilization, unemployment, and year-round joblessness—teens and young adults fared poorly, and sometimes disastrously.

Resource Type: 
Report

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