Enero 2016

  1. Do working conditions in young people’s first jobs affect their employment trajectories? The case of Peru

    26 de enero de 2016

    This report analyses labour market transitions in Peru to explore how the characteristics of a young person’s first job affect the quality of employment later in life. Based on the school-to-work transition survey (SWTS) run in 2012, the analysis concludes that having a high-quality first job (for example, with a written contract) significantly increases the probability of getting other high-quality jobs later in life.

Diciembre 2015

  1. Labour market entry in Tunisia: The gender gap

    31 de diciembre de 2015

    This report explores how gender issues interact with elements such as type of education and years of labour market experience, to determine young people’s transition outcomes in Tunisia. Based on the School-to-work transitions Survey (SWTS) run in 2013, the analysis concludes that labour market experience provides a strong protection against unemployment.

  2. It runs in the family: Intra-household correlations in labour market outcomes

    1 de diciembre de 2015

    This report explores the degree to which young people’s labour market and schooling outcomes are affected by those of their siblings. Based on School-to-work Transitions Surveys (SWTS) from Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, South and South-East Asia, the report studies the links between different household members’ transitions to the labour market using alternatively logistic regression and a survival analysis framework.

Noviembre 2015

  1. Work4Youth Newsletter 2014-2015

    27 de noviembre de 2015

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

    10 de noviembre de 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.

  3. Working poverty remains main concern for young people in Sub-Saharan Africa, says ILO

    5 de noviembre de 2015

    Two in three young workers in Sub-Saharan Africa are living on less than US$2 a day, says Sara Elder, Chief Technical Advisor of the ILO's Work4Youth project. While attending The MasterCard Foundation's first "Young Africa Works Summit”, in Cape Town in October 2015, Sara Elder stressed the urgency to invest in policies directed to scale up infrastructure in rural areas and to boost the potential of the agricultural sector as the primary employer of youth in Africa.

Octubre 2015

  1. Highlights of the Youth Employment Trends

    14 de octubre de 2015

    The global youth unemployment rate has dropped to 73.3 million in 2014, 3.3 million less than the crisis peak in 2009. Good news but still a long way to go according to the ILO’s Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015 report.

Septiembre 2015

  1. Transition vers le marché du travail des jeunes femmes et hommes en Tunisie: Résultats de l'enquête auprès des entreprises

    17 de septiembre de 2015

Agosto 2015

  1. Labour Market Transitions of Young Women and Men: Innovative research from 30 ‘school-to-work transition survey’ (SWTS) datasets

    6 de agosto de 2015

    The ILO “Work4Youth” Project and the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) invite researchers to submit proposals for innovative research papers relevant to labour market transitions of young women and men in developing countries, making use of one or several of the recent “school-to-work transition survey (SWTS)” datasets from 30 countries. The deadline for submission is Wednesday 30 September 2015.

Junio 2015

  1. Labour Market Transitions of Young Women and Men in Cambodia 2014

    1 de junio de 2015

    This report, produced by the National Institute of Statistics (NIS), Ministry of Planning, with assistance from the ILO, presents the highlights of the School-to-Work Transition Survey (SWTS) run in Cambodia in 2012 and 2014.