Chapter 1: Overview; Introduction; Country background; Main chapters; Research and policy directions; Annex 1A: Main data sources; Notes; References.
Chapter 2: Youth Sensitivity of Labor Laws and Policies; Introduction; International labor standards; Labor and youth policies; National development plans; Donor engagement; Conclusion; Notes; References.
Chapter 3: A Profile of Youth in the Domestic Labor Market; Introduction; Data, sample, and structure of the analysis; Unemployment; Employment; Time trends in labor patterns; Youth versus nonyouth labor outcomes; Conclusion; Annex 3A; Notes; References.
Chapter 4: Labor Market Perceptions and Sentiments among Youth Workers; Introduction; Data, sample, and structure of the analysis; Employed youth workers; Unemployed youth workers; Conclusion; Note; References.
Chapter 5: Youth Labor Migration; Introduction; Data; Structure of the analysis using NLSS data; Patterns in youth labor migration; Correlates of youth labor migration; Foreign employment; Effects of male youth labor migration on the labor outcomes of remaining youth household members; Youth labor migrants who have returned; Conclusion; Notes; References.
Chapter 6: Youth Labor Skill Training; Introduction; Nepal’s training system; Data; Patterns and correlates of training; Labor market effects of training; Interest in, and perceptions of, training; Conclusion; Notes; References.