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Samir Khan

Research

Project

Matasa Fellows Network

An exciting initiative to support young African scholars engage their research with policy on youth employment in Africa.

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Publications

Journal Article

Africa’s Youth Employment Challenge: New Perspectives

IDS Bulletin 48.3

Who are the youth and what is the problem? Are entrepreneurship and self-employment the solution? And what about youth aspirations? Such questions are addressed in this issue of the IDS Bulletin, drawing from the literature on how development research affects policy and noting that it says...

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Samir Khan & 2 others

22 May 2017

Journal Article

Africa’s Youth Employment Challenge: New Perspectives

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Who are the youth and what is the problem? Are entrepreneurship and self-employment the solution? And what about youth aspirations? Such questions are addressed in this issue of the IDS Bulletin, drawing from the literature on how development research affects policy and noting that it says...

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Seife Ayele & 3 others

22 May 2017

Journal Article

Introduction: New Perspectives on Africa’s Youth Employment Challenge

IDS Bulletin 48.3

This article frames and introduces the ten other contributions to this collection. First, the dominant narrative around Africa’s youth employment challenge is set out, as are four key points of debate and discussion that are subsequently addressed by the various contributions. We then draw...

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Seife Ayele & 2 others

22 May 2017