Same Same but Different: School-to-work Transitions in Emerging and Advanced Economies

Improving school-to-work transitions and ensuring better career opportunities for youth after labour market entrance are common goals in emerging and advanced economies as they can contribute to raising the productive potential of the economy and to increasing social cohesion. However, the challenge...

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Main Author: Quintini, Glenda
Other Authors: Martin, Sébastien
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2014
Series:OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers
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Collection: OECD Books and Papers - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Improving school-to-work transitions and ensuring better career opportunities for youth after labour market entrance are common goals in emerging and advanced economies as they can contribute to raising the productive potential of the economy and to increasing social cohesion. However, the challenges faced in achieving these objectives and the policies required vary between emerging and advanced economies. This paper analyses youth labour market outcomes in 16 countries: eight emerging countries and eight advanced economies. In light of this analysis, it also discusses differences and similarities in the policy measures countries have at their disposal to tackle the key emerging challenges
Physical Description:57 p. 21 x 29.7cm