Employment

Investing in Youth: Latvia

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Published on August 27, 2015

Also available in: Latvian

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This report provides a detailed diagnosis of the youth labour market and education system in Latvia from an international comparative perspective, and offers tailored recommendations to help improve school-to-work transitions. It also provides an opportunity for other countries to learn from the innovative measures that Latvia has taken to strengthen the skills of youth and their employment outcomes, notably through the implementation of a Youth Guarantee.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword and Acknowledgements
Executive summary
Assessment and policy options
Youth labour market outcomes in Latvia
Characteristics of youth not in employment, education or training (NEETs) in Latvia
Benefits receipt and youth poverty in Latvia
Raising school completion rates and providing high-quality professional training in Latvia
Guaranteeing employment or training options for NEETs in Latvia
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