YOUTH LABOR MARKET IN UKRAINE: MAIN TRENDS, REASONS OF UNEMPLOYMENT AND POSSIBILITIES TO BE EMPLOYED
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Socio-economic revival is impossible without concentration and making an effort on solving youth problems. Most countries entered the new millennium with a significant burden of unresolved youth problems which become more evident during the global financial crisis. Modern problems of youth inequality, unemployment and marginalization, frequently encountered illegal social practices and antisocial manifestations among young people characterized serious and long lasting effects and therefore require in-depth analysis and regulation, development of a realistic, balanced, prudent policy towards the younger generations. This study is devoted to a number of current issues of the youth labor market in Ukraine. The main socio-economic characteristics of the Ukrainian youth, namely education level, features in economic activity in the formal and informal sectors, and professional composition of employed young people are investigated. The trends of the youth labor market over the 2000-2011 periods with respect to gender, educational, regional and industrial characteristics are determined in the article.
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