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Chart of the WeekYoung and Disconnected from Work

2019-03-26T09:09:34+00:00March 26, 2019|

By IMFBlog

Young people face tough labor markets and job shortages in countries all over the world. For example, about 20 percent of 15- to 24-year-olds in the average emerging market and developing economy are neither in work nor in school—this group includes countries such as Brazil, Ghana, and Malaysia, among others. (more…)

Equality for All

2019-03-14T09:22:10+00:00February 28, 2019|

Camilla Lund Andersen

If you are born a girl, you may have to fight for your rights.  And without rights, you will not only face discrimination, but also likely have a hard time getting the healthcare and education you will need to be a productive worker and thus have a hard time getting a good paying job. Without productive women in good jobs, the loss of potential output is large. (more…)

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