Unemployment and Labour Force Behaviour of Young People: Evidence from Canada and Ontario

Unemployment and Labour Force Behaviour of Young People: Evidence from Canada and Ontario

by Frank T. Denton, A. Leslie Robb, Byron G. Spencer
     
 

While the unemployment rate for young people has always tended to be well above the average, this tendency has been greatly accentuated in recent years. There is a large turnover in the youth labour force, and the employment of experience of those between the ages of eighteen and twenty-five has been marked by seasonal variations. This study discusses the factors

Overview

While the unemployment rate for young people has always tended to be well above the average, this tendency has been greatly accentuated in recent years. There is a large turnover in the youth labour force, and the employment of experience of those between the ages of eighteen and twenty-five has been marked by seasonal variations. This study discusses the factors which contribute to the high youth unemployment rate, examines the historical record of labout force participation, and provides some projections into the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802033796
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
10/01/1980
Series:
Ontario Economic Council Research Studies Series
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Frank T. Denton is a professor emeritus of economics at McMaster University.

A. Leslie Robb is a professor emeritus of economics at McMaster University.

Byron G. Spencer is a professor of economics at McMaster University.

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