Unemployment levels are on the rise nearly everywhere, and the rate is particularly high among young people. If this trend is not reversed, the potential long-term economic and social damage is incalculable. For this reason a particular urgency attended an international conference on the subject held in March 2009 at the Marco Biagi Foundation in Modena, Italy, in the course of which specialists in labour law, human resources management, labour economics, sociology, education, and statistics met to present and compare research. This issue of the Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations includes a selection of the papers presented at that conference.Chapter 9 Youth Unemployment and Training in Singapore Rosalind Chew* aamp; Chew Soon-Beng** 1. ... Fortunately, there exist many training schemes for young workers who do not have formal educational qualifications which can enableanbsp;...
|Title||:||Labour Productivity, Investment in Human Capital and Youth Employment|
|Author||:||Roger Blanpain, William Bromwich, Olga Rymkevich, Silvia Spattini|
|Publisher||:||Kluwer Law International - 2010|