Tackling Challenges of Youth Unemployment in India

Alka Srivastava
What is it?

This newsletter details some challenges of youth employment in India, including how higher growth has raised the youth’s aspirations for more meaningful jobs, thereby leading to a mismatch between jobs offered and jobs that educated youth are looking for. Unfortunately, spells of unemployment, particularly long spells, can lead to scarring effects and a higher likelihood of being unemployed later in life and a wage penalty