Work4Youth Publications

Is education the solution to decent work for youth in developing economies?

Identifying qualifications mismatch from 28 school-to-work transition surveys.

This report provides up-to-date evidence on the link between labour market
outcomes and educational attainment for the population of youth in low- and
middle-income countries. Based on the school-to-work transitions surveys
(SWTSs) run in 2012-2013, the report summarizes the education profile of
youth, identifies patterns of qualifications mismatch measured in over- and
undereducation and examines rates of return to education.