Confronting youth unemployment in the 1980s

rhetoric versus reality

Publisher: Pergamon Press in New York

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Edition Notes

Other titlesChildren and youth services review.
StatementRay C. Rist, guest editor.
SeriesPergamon policy studies on social issues
ContributionsRist, Ray C.
LC ClassificationsHD6273 .C66 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination234 p. ;
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4105074M
ISBN 100080260772
LC Control Number80019730

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A fast growing economy that creates jobs will not automatically reduce youth unemployment due to systemic barriers faced by young people, including skills shortages and malfunctioning labour markets. This is an exploratory study examining the effect of the education reforms on youth unemployment in Ghana.

The reform ushered in the Junior High School (J.H.S) and Senior High School (S.H.S Author: Isaac Kofi Biney. Lowering youth unemployment and improving access to stable job opportunities is a policy goal for developing and developed countries alike.

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