Presented at the 20-21 October 2014 workshop and platform meeting.
The AERC hosted a virtual Regional Policy Forum on 28 March 2022. The forum brought together key stakeholders who play important roles in shaping new research findings, paving new policy directions, and initiating innovative practices in the areas of youth and employment.
Growth Sectors for Youth Employment (GSYE) is an African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) collaborative research…
The African continent is undergoing an important demographic transformation that will, for the better or the worse, drastically change its labor market. According to the World Bank, every year 12 million young people enter the job market while only 3 million formal jobs are created. With a median age of 25 years old, the African continent is the youngest in the world.
How can the Fourth Industrial Revolution support youth employment in Africa? This was the main question of the closing session of our Youth@Work webinar series