Young People Worldwide Fear a Lack of Economic Opportunities: It’s easy to see why – The Conversation

Extract from an article by Usman W. Chohan, Doctoral Candidate, Policy Reform and Economics, UNSW Australia What is the one thing that makes young people everywhere the most anxious? According to the Global Youth Wellbeing Index, it’s a lack of future economic opportunities. Data from both the OECD and the Youth Wellbeing Index show Australian youth have … [Read More] Young People Worldwide Fear a Lack of Economic Opportunities: It’s easy to see why – The Conversation

Young People’s Well-being and the Economic crisis: How does parental unemployment and family wealth affect the downturn experience? – Children and Youth Services Review

Highlights Youth life satisfaction is negatively associated with perceived negative repercussions of the economic recession. There is a positive association between parental unemployment and repercussions of the economic recession. A negative association with perceived family wealth and the perception of repercussions of the recession. ABSTRACT Background: Portugal is among the European countries most severely hit by … [Read More] Young People’s Well-being and the Economic crisis: How does parental unemployment and family wealth affect the downturn experience? – Children and Youth Services Review

Education, Social Justice and School Diversity: Insights from the Capability Approach – Journal of Human Development and Capabilities

ABSTRACT This paper offers a theoretical exploration of the impact of diversity in schools on attitudes to inequality in students’ later life. Reflecting on recent changes on the school system in England, and building on work on how values are formed and how inequalities between groups may be either perpetuated or changed, it seeks to … [Read More] Education, Social Justice and School Diversity: Insights from the Capability Approach – Journal of Human Development and Capabilities

Aging Societies Should Make More of Mentorship – Harvard Business Review

Extract from an article by Marc Freedman and Trent Stamp … For all the virtues of popular culture reflecting the potential of a multigenerational society, there is much we can do to help life better imitate art–by fostering the kinds of mutually-beneficial, cross-generational relationships being depicted in [recent] films … This is important, in ways that extend far … [Read More] Aging Societies Should Make More of Mentorship – Harvard Business Review

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