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Working Paper
Does connectivity reduce gender gaps in off-farm employment?: Evidence from 12 low- and middle-income countries

Gender gaps in labour force participation in developing countries persist despite income growth or structural change. We assess this persistence across economic geographies within countries, focusing on youth employment in off-farm wage jobs...

Gender gap Youth Employment
Blog
Young Afghan refugees and asylum seekers in the UK: Does more education mean better futures?

Education is my freedom ... if I have my education, everything is still possible for me in the future. Mohammed grinned, and looked down at his newly acquired university student card...

Migration Refugees Youth
Working Paper
The impact of educational achievement on the integration and wellbeing of Afghan refugee youth in the UK

Unprecedented numbers of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children have arrived in Europe over the last decade, and young Afghans account for the highest proportion of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children across the UK...

Migration Refugees Youth
Book Chapter
Kenya: Economic growth, labor market dynamics, and prospects for a demographic dividend

From the book: Africa's Lions

Economic growth Labour Labour productivity
Blog
African Lions - Tapping the potential of Kenya's economic growth

From 2000-2014, like many other sub-Saharan African countries, Kenya experienced high growth, at an average of 4.37 percent...

Economic growth Labour Labour productivity
Working Paper
The African Lions: Kenya country case study

This paper mainly analyses the drivers of economic growth in Kenya and the linkages to the labour market dynamics, with a focus on population growth, its structure, and the prospects of reaping a demographic dividend...

Economic growth Labour Labour productivity
Book Chapter
Conclusions :: Moving Beyond Conventional Wisdoms

From the book: African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization...

Economic growth Population Youth
Book Chapter
Youth in Tanzania’s Urbanizing Mining Settlements: Prospecting a Mineralized Future

From the book: African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

Economic development Labour supply Natural resources
Book Chapter
Cities of Youth: Post-Millennial Cases of Mobility and Sociality

From the book: African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

Income distribution Urban economics Youth
Book Chapter
The Success of Learnerships :: Lessons from South Africa’s Training and Education Programme

From the book: African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

Education Human capital Unemployment
Book Chapter
Education Policy, Vocational Training, and the Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa

From the book: African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

Education Finance (Education) Population
Book Chapter
Young People, Agriculture and Employment in Rural Africa

From the book: African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

Agriculture Economic development Entrepreneurship
Book
African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization: Employment, politics, and prospects for change

The much heralded growth and transformation of many economies in sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade continues to receive prominent attention in academic scholarship and among policy practitioners...

Discrimination in employment Economic development Rural development
Book Chapter
Youth Employment Prospects in Africa

Economic growth Population Unemployment
Book Chapter
Introduction: African Youth at a Crossroads

Introduction Across the globe, today’s youth are often paradoxically considered both ‘agents of change’ who are driven by their aspirations for a better life and ‘a lost gen-eration’ who are trapped by their economic vul...

Economic growth Population Youth
Working Paper
Young People, Agriculture, and Employment in Rural Africa

This paper examines the current interest in addressing the problem of young people’s unemployment in Africa through agriculture...

Agriculture Economic development Entrepreneurship
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