An analysis of the causes of, and solutions to, youth unemployment.
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.