The challenge of unemployment and low quality of employment among young people constitute major socioeconomic and political concerns globally and especially so in Ghana, where it dominated the political discourse during election campaigning over the last three decades. 

Ghana is not only a youthful country but it is also becoming more educated and enlightened society. However young educated people are bearing the brunt of high rate of unemployment raising concerns about the quality and relevance of education and training relative to the needs of the economy.

In this paper, William Baah-Boateng from the University of Ghana offers an analysis of youth employment especially within the private sector, focusing on the restraints the sector faces in generating employment for the rising youth labour force. 

 

 

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