An Analysis of the Determinants of Youth Employment in Rwanda

UKH Journal of Social Sciences

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Title An Analysis of the Determinants of Youth Employment in Rwanda
 
Creator Ndagijimana, Joseph
Nzasingizimana, Tharcisse
Heshmati, Almas
 
Description The main objective of this research is to analyze the determinants of youth employment in Rwanda from the point of view of the demand, supply and the general labor market. An analysis of the data shows that a skill gap is most critical for employment creation and a transition from school-to-work seems problematic. Further, questions remain about what factors influence youth employment in Rwanda and how youth employment is related to poverty reduction and distribution of income. The study uses a multinomial logit model to shed light on the determinants of youth employment status in the country using data from the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR). It verifies how the current status of youth employment in Rwanda has evolved over time and based on its findings it provides policy recommendations to promote youth employment. The research finds that youth employment in Rwanda is influenced by gender, age, education and geographical location. The finding of this research has implications for the youth unemployment in Kurdistan Region.
 
Publisher University of Kurdistan Hewlêr
 
Date 2018-09-13
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Research Article
 
Format application/pdf
text/html
 
Identifier https://journals.ukh.edu.krd/index.php/ukhjss/article/view/47
10.25079/ukhjss.v2n2y2018.pp1-10
 
Source UKH Journal of Social Sciences; Vol 2 No 2 (2018): ISSUE THREE; 1-10
2520-7806
10.25079/ukhjss.v2n2y2018
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journals.ukh.edu.krd/index.php/ukhjss/article/view/47/100
https://journals.ukh.edu.krd/index.php/ukhjss/article/view/47/118
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2018 Joseph Ndagijimana, Tharcisse Nzasingizimana, Almas Heshmati
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
 

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