The Effects of Youth Unemployment: A Review of the Literature

  • V. L. Damstrup
Part of the Health Systems Research book series (HEALTH)


Young adults and teenagers are engaged in work on a much smaller scale than older workers. Young people are engaged less in work because they are still in school, or they are involved in leisure activities. Some, on the other hand, would like to work, but find it difficult obtaining employment. The transition from school to employment is a process that involves searching and changing jobs before deciding on a more or less permanent employment. Today, more than ever, youths have a lower rate of employment, hence there has been much concern about the youth labor market.


Young People Labor Force Vocational Training Young Person School Dropout 
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