Understanding Youth Economy is becoming an essential need that is to be addressed on the level of organisations, communities and countries, due to the speed of technology that increased the generations gap. This new concept helps to illustrate ways for capitalizing on the “youth” potentials that would create a more stable socio-economy. This first comprehensive “Handbook of Youth Economy” reviews all the sources and perspectives that set together a youth-driven economy that is explained in five main parts. The handbook covers how to capture, create and sustain youth economy. It is an innovative work that present areas for deeper exploration to decision makers, economist, educators, researchers, practitioners, academics, social change advocates and youth development mentors. Besides, it would be an eye-opener for those who carry youth energy and spirit whatever their age or profession is.
This work brings in exciting curious studies that would clarify the influence of youth in different economies. Practically, the book covers the enablers, followed by the motivators and the obstacles that might face any youth economy initiatives. All chapters’ present examples and stories that bring in solutions for better youth engagement while dealing with the youth psychology and exploring the different learning needs and styles that impact social development. The role of app generation, gamification and artificial intelligence are analysed along with current and coming youth business models to show practically how would they change the way we live, survive, earn and thrive.