Effects of Economic Recession on the Youth
Economic recession not only
affects those who belong in the working class or the generation
involved in labor. Children and the youth are getting affected by
economic recession and poverty so much, that these children
sometimes never acts their age or sometimes so insecure of their
Economic Recession: A
Wake Up Call
Economic Recessions Are Normal
How To Survive In An Economic Recession
Tips To Deal With Economic Recession
What Economic Recession Is All About
Teaching Your Kids To Save During Recession
Causes Of Economic Recession
Effects Of Economic Recession On Employment
What Economic Recession Can Do To You
Far-Reaching Economic Recession
How Can Your Business Survive An Economic Recession
How To Save In Times Of Economic Recession
Effects Of Economic Recession On The Youth
How Can You Survive During An Economic Recession
The History Of The American Economic Recession
Economic Recession: What You Should Do To Prevail
How To Deal With Economic Recession
Effects Of Economic Recession On Women
What To Watch Out For During Economic Recession
Suicide And Economic Recession
Defining An Economic Recession
What Is An Economic Recession
How To Survive The Economic Recession
Signs Of Economic Recession
Youth who enter the workforce with limited prospects, like
underdeveloped and inadequate education, have the high probability
of facing unemployment, whether it is short or long term,
intermittent spells of unemployment and low- wage jobs.
There are more than1 billion youth people aged between15 to 24 are unemployed. A large percentage (85 percent) would be from developing countries. There are 160 million people unemployed globally right now, according to ILO, and nearly 40 percent of this number comes from the youth sector.
Most of the employed youth would be working with short term employment. The casualisation or contractualisation of the youth sector or making the youth work shorter terms affects the benefits or social protection they get from employers. This explains why many of the employed youth are working without or little protection.
Most of the worlds youth are working in the informal economy. In Latin America, almost all newly created jobs employing youth are in the informal economy. While in Africa, 93 percent of all new jobs are also informal. Workers in informal sectors usually work long hours, low pay, with poor working conditions. They dont have access to social protection or benefits and any freedom for associations, organizations or unions and collective bargaining.
There are also recession effects on the college students. During recessions, the economic out put is decreasing. What the government do is that they reduce taxes, while increasing the government safety net on spending. Because of this, education budgets were harder to make.
These government safety net on spending, constraints the daily education of the students. Course offerings, programs, and student activities may suffer budget cuts as programs compete for less education funds. Funding opportunities for student loans, scholarships, school employment, and aid may also weaken. During budget cuts, less education budget will lead to higher tuition fees to finance the missing funds. This case is particularly true for state subsidized institutions and public schools.
Due to poverty and difficult times, there are numbers showing that the youth are forced to enter low-paid and high risk jobs with little social protection. Faced with poverty and better job opportunities, our youth are forced to gamble their health and physical strength.
There can be numerous ways for an economic recession to deeply cut on our youth. There is a large number of young people currently unemployed, and unemployment greatly affects even the attitude of our youth. Unemployment can to marginalization, exclusion, frustration and even low-esteem.
It is important to save our youth from the impeding crises. Establishing youth employment policies and sound economic policies are great ways to start it.