Addressing Youth Unemployment in Bangladesh: A Policy Perspective

ARUNIMA, HASSAN and MAHIR, MUSLEH and S M, SALEH REZA (2015) Addressing Youth Unemployment in Bangladesh: A Policy Perspective. In: Fourth International Conference On Advances in Economics, Management and Social Study - EMS 2015, 26-27 September, 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


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In the quest for development, Bangladesh is at crossroads in meeting the challenge of productive employment creation. A mismatch between the skills acquired by youth and skills required by the employers is making it a daunting task for the youths to earn a living. To sustain economic growth, Bangladesh needs to focus on productive employment creation and decent work as a part of achieving the forthcoming Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by the United Nations Organization. This paper takes a looks into the current youth unemployment scenario in Bangladesh and suggests policy measures to address the existing labor force peril

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: youth unemployment, job creation, productive employment, economic growth, labor surplus.
Depositing User: Mr. John Steve
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2019 04:41
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2019 04:41

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