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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

Confronting youth unemployment: policy options for South Africa

Type :
Research reports & papers
Author :
National Treasury
Published :
2011
Link :

This report provides a summation of factors contributing to youth unemployment and calls for the development of a multi-pronged strategy to address these issues. It provides for a process to develop such strategies. In addition it canvasses the motivations for a youth-unemployment subsidy and lays out the design, implementation process and cost of the potential subsidy. Finally, it proposes a way forward and calls for submissions in this regard.