Publications on youth employment

  1. The employment dimension of infrastructure investments: A guide for employment impact assessment

    17 November 2015

    Employment Working Paper No. 178

  2. 11. Long-term unemployment

    16 November 2015

    The indicators on long-term unemployment look at duration of unemployment, that is, the length of time that an unemployed person has been without work, available for work and looking for a job. KILM 11 consists of two indicators, one containing long-term unemployment (referring to people who have been unemployed for one year or longer); and the other containing different durations of unemployment.

  3. 10. Youth unemployment

    16 November 2015

    Youth unemployment is widely viewed as an important policy issue for many countries, regardless of their stage of development. For the purpose of this indicator, the term “youth” covers persons aged 15 to 24 years and “adult” refers to persons aged 25 years and over.

  4. Does the work-study combination among youth improve the transition path?

    10 November 2015

    Can working while studying act as a stepping stone to good labour market opportunities or is it rather a necessity-driven constraint of more vulnerable youth, taking focus away from studying? The objective of the present technical brief is to reflect on the role played by the work-study combination in the transition to stable and satisfactory employment.

  5. Anticipating and matching skills and jobs

    05 November 2015

  6. Independent evaluation of the ILO’s Decent Work Country Programmes, strategies and actions in the Caribbean (2010-15)

    27 October 2015

    The objective of the high-level evaluation (HLE) of the ILO’s Decent Work Country Programmes (DWCPs), strategies and actions in the Caribbean (2010–2015), as expressed in the Terms of Reference (ToR) for the assignment, was to assess whether the ILO’s DWCPs, strategies and actions are effectively serving as instruments through which to achieve the Decent Work Agenda (DWA), in order to extract lessons that would lead to: (i) improved country programme planning and implementation; (ii) improved organizational effectiveness; (iii) better accounting for results; (iv) strengthened synergies among the ILO’s technical advice and technical cooperation (TC) activities; (v) application of lessons learned in future programmes and projects; and (vi) identification of approaches to better support the achievement of the areas of critical importance (ACIs) identified as priorities by the national tripartite constituents of these countries and other development partners.

  7. Toward Solutions for Youth Employment: Overview

    12 October 2015

  8. Toward Solutions for Youth Employment: A 2015 Baseline Report

    12 October 2015

  9. Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015: Scaling up investments in decent jobs for youth

    08 October 2015

    This issue of Global Employment Trends for Youth provides an update on youth labour markets around the world, focusing both on the continuing labour market instability and on structural issues in youth labour markets.

  10. ILO Youth Entrepreneurship Facility Youth-to-Youth Fund in East Africa: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    The Youth Entrepreneurship Facility (YEF) enables African youth to turn their energy and ideas into business opportunities to increase their income and create decent work for themselves and others. It is an initiative by the Danish-led Africa Commission, implemented by the Youth Employment Network (YEN) and the ILO, with financial support from BASF.