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Working Paper
Can a wage subsidy system help reduce 50 per cent youth unemployment?: Evidence from South Africa

The paper examines the incidence and employment impacts of the Employment Tax Incentive, a South African wage subsidy system that is targeted at the employers of low-wage youth...

Employment youth unemployment Taxation
Policy Brief
Employment expectations of university students in Mozambique: Results from a baseline survey

Before now, there has been no systematic study of the transition of university students as they finish their studies and enter the labour market...

Employment Education Wages
Report
Baseline Survey on the School-to-Work Transitions of University Graduates in Mozambique

The survey on the School-to-Work Transitions of University Graduates in Mozambique aims to respond to the concerns of the Government of Mozambique and development partners with respect to youth employment in the country...

Employment Education Wages
Blog
Employing young people in South Africa: What role has the Employment Tax Incentive played?
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South Africa has some of the highest rates of joblessness in the world and youth unemployment is particularly severe. Roughly two in five young South Africans who want work cannot find it, according to labour force surveys...

youth unemployment tax incentive South Africa
Working Paper
The effects of the Employment Tax Incentive on South African employment

South Africa’s Employment Tax Incentive, launched in 2014, aimed to address low youth employment by reducing the cost of hiring young workers...

wage subsidy South Africa youth unemployment
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