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Blog
Young Afghan refugees and asylum seekers in the UK: Does more education mean better futures?

Education is my freedom ... if I have my education, everything is still possible for me in the future. Mohammed grinned, and looked down at his newly acquired university student card...

Migration Refugees Youth
Working Paper
The impact of educational achievement on the integration and wellbeing of Afghan refugee youth in the UK

Unprecedented numbers of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children have arrived in Europe over the last decade, and young Afghans account for the highest proportion of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children across the UK...

Migration Refugees Youth
Book Chapter
Kenya: Economic growth, labor market dynamics, and prospects for a demographic dividend

From the book: Africa's Lions

Economic growth Labor Labor productivity
Blog
African Lions - Tapping the potential of Kenya's economic growth

From 2000-2014, like many other sub-Saharan African countries, Kenya experienced high growth, at an average of 4.37 percent...

Economic growth Labor Labor productivity
Working Paper
The African Lions: Kenya country case study

This paper mainly analyses the drivers of economic growth in Kenya and the linkages to the labour market dynamics, with a focus on population growth, its structure, and the prospects of reaping a demographic dividend...

Economic growth Labor Labor productivity
Book Chapter
Conclusions: Moving Beyond Conventional Wisdoms

From the book: African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization...

Economic growth Population Youth
Book Chapter
The Success of Learnerships: Lessons from South Africa’s Training and Education Programme

From the book: African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

Economic aspects (Education) Human capital Unemployment
Book Chapter
Education Policy, Vocational Training, and the Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa

From the book: African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

Education Finance (Education) Population
Book Chapter
Young People, Agriculture and Employment in Rural Africa

From the book: African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

Agriculture Economic development Entrepreneurship
Book
African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization: Employment, politics, and prospects for change

The much heralded growth and transformation of many economies in sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade continues to receive prominent attention in academic scholarship and among policy practitioners...

Discrimination in employment Economic development Rural development
Book Chapter
Protesting for a Better Tomorrow?: Youth Mobilization in Africa

Democracy Political science Social movement
Book Chapter
Youth Employment Prospects in Africa

Economic growth Population Unemployment
Book Chapter
Introduction: African Youth at a Crossroads

Introduction Across the globe, today’s youth are often paradoxically considered both ‘agents of change’ who are driven by their aspirations for a better life and ‘a lost gen-eration’ who are trapped by their economic vul...

Economic growth Population Youth
Working Paper
Young People, Agriculture, and Employment in Rural Africa

This paper examines the current interest in addressing the problem of young people’s unemployment in Africa through agriculture...

Agriculture Economic development Entrepreneurship
Working Paper
Education Policy, Vocational Training, and the Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Technical, vocational education, and training has remained an explosive topic because it can create a divided society in terms of education and the benefits associated with it...

Education Finance (Education) Population
Working Paper
The Success of Learnerships?: Lessons from South Africa’s Training and Education Programme

Vocational training programmes, like South Africa’s learnership programme, which combine classroom learning and on-the-job training seem like the type of intervention which can create skills, get young people into jobs quicker, and reduce youth...

Economic aspects (Education) Human capital Unemployment
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