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Measuring Digital Development: Facts and Figures 2019

Measuring digital development: Facts and figures 2019, the first publication in ITU’s new Measuring digital development series, offers a snapshot of the most important ICT indicators, including estimates for the current year. Latest figures show that while Internet use continues to spread, the digital gender gap is also growing. More effective action is urgently needed …
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Smartcuts : how hackers, innovators, and icons accelerate business by Shane Snow

Overview: Entrepreneur and journalist Shane Snow, and cofounder of Contently, analyzes the lives of people and companies that do incredible things in implausibly short time. How do some startups go from zero to billions in mere months? How did Alexander the Great, YouTube tycoon Michelle Phan, and Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon climb to the …
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Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015

The ILO has published the report “Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015: Scaling up investments in decent jobs for youth.” According to the study the global youth unemployment rate has stabilized at 13 per cent following a period of rapid increase between 2007 and 2010 but it is still well above the pre-crisis level of …
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EY Global Job Creation and Youth Entrepreneurship Survey 2015

According to EY’s 2015 Global Job Creation and Youth Entrepreneurship Survey, entrepreneurs are leading job creation globally, with 47% of entrepreneurs expecting to increase their total global workforce this year. The fourth annual report, from the EY Global Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, surveyed 201 past Entrepreneur of the Year winners about their hiring plans …
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Youth entrepreneurship in Europe

Eurofound has just published the report “Youth entrepreneurship in Europe: Values, attitudes, policies”. The study investigates successful initiatives that have been implemented in five countries –Finland, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands and Spain- in the following areas: -fostering an entrepreneurial mindset and culture -removing perceived practical and logistical barriers, and -providing information, advice, coaching and mentoring …
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Education to Employment: Getting Europe’s Youth into Work

McKinsey has just published the report “Education to employment: Getting Europe’s youth into work.” The report focuses on four broad questions: 1. Is the scale of the youth-unemployment problem in Europe a result of lack of jobs, lack of skills, or lack of coordination? 2. What are the obstacles that youth face on their journey …
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Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013

The ILO has just published the report, “Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013: A generation at risk.” The study examines the continuing job crisis affecting young people in many parts of the world. It provides updated statistics on global and regional youth unemployment rates and presents ILO policy recommendations to curb the current trends. The …
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Youth Labour Market Performance in Spain

The OECD has just published the paper titled, “Youth Labour Market Performance in Spain and its Determinants: A Micro-Level Perspective.” The study provides both descriptive and empirical evidence about the main youth labour market problems in Spain. Using the experiences of other EU economies as a benchmark, the paper documents the performance of Spain as …
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EU Youth Report 2012

The EU Youth Report 2012 calls for youth employment, social inclusion, health and the well-being of young people to be top priorities in Europe’s youth policy. The report, which is produced every three years by the European Commission, underlines that the EU and Member States must do more to support young people, who have borne …
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World Youth Report 2011

The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) has just published the report, “Youth Employment: Youth Perspectives on the Pursuit of Decent Work in Changing Times.” The study outlines the situation of young people in the labor market and youth employment trends. The current employment scenario for young people, exacerbated by the global economic …
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