Research and analysis
The Youth Employment Challenge
An analysis of the causes of, and solutions to, youth unemployment.
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The Youth Employment Challenge uses the UK Commission for Employment and Skills’ (UKCES) labour market surveys to provide an analysis of the causes of youth unemployment. The report covers:
- the changing structure of the labour market
- the increasing use of recruitment channels that disadvantage young people
- the growing value employers place on work experience
An updated version of this paper - Scaling the Youth Employment Challenge - was published by UKCES in March 2013.