Publications on youth employment

  1. Intergenerational trends in educational and income mobility in the United States of America since the 1960s

    05 April 2024

    This paper examines the evolution of educational and income mobility in the US since the 1980s, showing increased upward mobility for low-income individuals and decreased downward mobility for children of college graduates, highlighting the role of parental income in securing intergenerational wealth and the creation of a wealthy, educated elite.

  2. Measuring labour market transitions of youths in Thailand: Evidence from rotation groups (2012–21) in the Labour Force Surveys

    26 March 2024

    This study analysed data covering a full decade of Thai economic activity. It is critical to recognize just how much has changed in the country over the intervening decade. Demographic change has resulted in overall population decline as well as a reduction in the number of people entering the labour force.

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    EMPLOYMENT Department Newsletter, March/April 2024

    25 March 2024

  4. Profile of Portugal’s Young NEETs

    21 March 2024

  5. Youth employment policies: Patterns and trends in two unique data sets

    19 February 2024

    Youth employment challenges are always a critical concern for policymakers. There is recurring and mounting evidence that labour market challenges, such as unemployment, informality, lack of social protection and inactivity, disproportionately affect youths.

  6. Work Wise Youth: A guide to youth rights at work

    14 February 2024

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    EMPLOYMENT Department Newsletter, January/February 2024

    25 January 2024

  8. Digital labour platforms and national employment policies in China: Studying the case of food delivery platforms

    04 December 2023

    This paper takes the food-delivery platforms as a case study to examine the impact of digital labour platforms on employment and labour market in China. It reviews the recent employment policies in the digital economy including policies of labour relations, social security, wages, etc., and suggests the new approaches and elements for the comprehensive national employment policies framework in the era of digitalization in China.

  9. Advancing young people’s engagement and meaningful participation

    28 November 2023

    This brochure provides an update on the project results till November 2023.

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    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Nov/Dec 2023

    24 November 2023