Youth Employment in a Changing World – Implications for Private Sector Development

Introduction I see the youth employment situation as the world’s greatest challenge as well as its greatest economic opportunity, and one of the most consequential global megatrends. I still remember when I was in the same position as these young people growing up in northern Côte d’Ivoire. After high school, in 1992, I decided to immigrate to the United States. I was full of energ...

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