The State of Youth Unemployment in South Africa
New article from DPRU Deputy Director Morne Oosthuizen and Researcher Aalia Cassim. The South African government has implemented a number of initiatives aimed at creating jobs and reducing unemployment, as well as ameliorating the impact of high unemployment on individuals and their households. There are supply-side policies targeting unemployed youth, and demand-side policies targeting employers, but there is also general recognition that government alone cannot resolve the unemployment crisis in SA.
To read the full article, visit http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/africa-in-focus/posts/2014/08/15-youth-unemployment-south-africa-oosthuizen.