Saturday, October 21, 2017

Labour Markets


Education and Youth employment in Sub-Sahara Africa: linkages and policy responses

Young people in Africa find it increasingly difficult to transition into employment. Governments acknowledge the… Read More

The potential of social grants expenditure to promote local economic development and job creation

South Africa’s publicly funded social safety net, which consists of multiple conditional cash grants, has… Read More

Policy Options to Leverage the System of Social Grants for Improved Access to Economic Opportunity

The distribution of social grants in South Africa expanded considerably between 2001 and 2007. However,… Read More

Social security for young people amidst high poverty and unemployment: some policy options for South Africa

South African youth experience extremely high levels of unemployment and poverty. Currently there is no… Read More

Social Grant for Youth – some policy options: Framework On Social Security For Youth In South Africa

South African youth experience extremely high levels of unemployment and poverty. Currently there is no… Read More

The state of youth: Trends in education attainment

Sheppard provides an overview of the education attainment of the youth in South Africa. He… Read More

The state of youth: A demographic perspective

The share of youth population in South Africa has grown substantially – from 17.9% in 1960… Read More

The state of youth: Is the health status of youth improving?

This paper examines the health status of South African youth in the past 15 years,… Read More

Social grants to promote youth employment: some policy options

South African youth experience extremely high levels of unemployment and poverty. Currently there is no… Read More