31 March 2014
This report presents the highlights of the 2012 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) implemented by the Samoa Bureau of Statistics (SBS) and the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL) within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.
25 March 2014
This study sought to find out if there was any added advantage that entrepreneurship skills training had on the trainees and it compares post training progression between trainees who had received entrepreneurship training to those who in addition received business start-up kit.
14 February 2014
This report presents the results of the School-to-work transition surveys (SWTS) implemented in eight sub-Saharan African countries – Benin, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, the United Republic of Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zambia – in 2012 or 2013. Results show that unemployment of young people remains a matter of concern, but that issues relating to the quality of work available to young people are of even greater relevance to the design and implementation of policy interventions.
13 February 2014
04 February 2014
This report provides empirical evidence to confirm that informal employment, a category considered as “non-standard” in traditional literature, is in fact “standard” among young workers in developing economies. Based on the school-to-work transitions surveys (SWTSs) run in 2012-2013, the report finds that three-quarters of young workers aged 15-29 (at the aggregate level) are currently engaged in informal employment.
30 January 2014
This study examines the incidence of child labour under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), which does not allow for the employment of a person below 18 years of age.
22 January 2014
“What Works” To Improve Youth Labour Productivity?
22 January 2014
While the challenge of flexibility continues to act as a powerful driver for change in European labour markets, many countries are experiencing an increasing dualism or segmentation between workers with stable employment relationships and those with temporary contracts. This has led governments and social partners to open a debate on the introduction of single employment contract.
21 January 2014
20 November 2013
This report presents the highlights of the 2012 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) and Labour Demand Enterprise Survey (LDES) run together with IPSOS Zambia within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.