Active Labor Market Programs for Youth : A Framework to Guide Youth Employment Interventions

Sectors and Themes
Youth
Jobs
Expertise Level
Practitioner
Specialist
Resource Type
Guidance and Frameworks
Language
English
Developer or Source
World Bank

Youth are three times more likely to be unemployed than adults, even in economies with strong economic growth. This note is a tool to provide policymakers and youth-serving organizations with a framework to better diagnose short- to medium-run constraints facing the stock of unemployed youth and to design evidence based youth employment interventions. This note presents youth-oriented Active Labor Market Programs (ALMPs) that conform to one of two criteria. The note focuses on programs that are appropriate to address constraints faced by youth from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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