Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes

ISSN :
1997-6844 (online)
ISSN :
1997-6836 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/19976844
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Improving the performance of youths in the labour market is a crucial challenge in OECD countries facing persistent youth unemployment. This series includes, for each subject country:  an examination of the the school-to-work transition process, a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of existing measures to improve the transition from school-to-work, and a set of policy recommendations for further action by the public authorities and social partners.
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Author(s):
OECD
Publication Date :
20 Dec 2007
Pages :
126
ISBN :
9789264040809 (PDF) ; 9789264040793 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/9789264040809-en

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Improving the performance of youths in the labour market is a crucial challenge in OECD countries facing persistent youth unemployment. This report, part of a series which looks at the school-to-work transition process in sixteen countries, contains a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people in Korea, an assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of existing measures to improve the transition from school-to-work, and a set of policy recommendations for further action by the public authorities and social partners.

Table of Contents

Summary and Main Recommendations
Introduction
Chapter 1. The Challenge Ahead
-Demographics and Labour Market Outcomes
-The Effect of Labour Market Dualism
-The Transition from School to Work
-Summary
Chapter 2. Education and Training
-General Performance of the Education System
-Challenges Faced by the Education System
-Linking Education and the Labour Market
-Training on the Job
-Summary
Chapter 3. Tackling Barriers to Youth Employment
-Wages and Labour Costs
-Employment Protection Legislation
-Other Issues Related to Youth Labor Demand
-Summary
Chapter 4. Active Labour Market Policies and Benefits
-Active Labour Market Policies
-Public and Private Employment Services
-Unemployment Benefits
-Policies for Disadvantaged Youth
-Summary
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