Effects Of Youth Unemployment On Income In Central Equatoria, South Sudan
Youth unemployment is on the rise in South Sudan as it poses huge economic challenges and it leads to unsustainable growth of the economy. The aim of this research is to investigate the effects of youth unemployment and how it affects income. The econometric model that was used in the empirical analysis is the Mincerian earnings function model. The following diagnostic tests were carried out; multicollinearity and heterocedasticity. The study shows that youth unemployment greatly affects their contribution to the country's gross domestic product (GDP). Other factors believed to influence the income of individual are education level, age, gender, place of residence were statistically significant. Political instability is also significant as it affects the employment levels. Similar study is necessary in exploring the cause of youth unemployment in other states in order to enable joint efforts by the government and other stakeholders to have appropriate action to curb this vice.
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