Education for the Knowledge Economy, Knowledge Economy –

This paper was prepared by the International Labor Organization for International Youth Day, August 12, 2004. It examines global youth employment trends and defines the problems youth face in today's labor market. It states that global youth unemployment is at an all time high; 47% of youth are unemployed while youth only make up 25% of the working-age population. The Report includes an analysis of the link between education and unemployment as well as introduces a tool developed by ILO to assess the school-to-work transition rate in countries.

Added by View user profileEllen Olafsen on August 11, 2004