Avoiding a lost generation

Avoiding a lost generation: ten key recommendations to support youth entrepreneurship across the G20, contains both key recommendations and actionable guidance based on best practices adopted by governments across the G20. Of the many and varied repercussions of the 2007–08 financial crisis, one that rippled across borders to impact both developed and developing economies was rising unemployment, an issue that affected young people, in particular. While growth has picked up in many countries and a new sense of optimism is present through much of the global economy, the high number of young unemployed has proven a persistent and deeply entrenched barrier to further progress.