The Future of Work for the Asian Youth
Country Profile: Taiwan
This paper discusses the rising global issues of the future of work and its impact on youth employment in Taiwan. It begins by giving a brief background of Taiwan’s demography, economics, and labor profile. The next session describes the three main challenges of the future of work in Taiwan: (1) the structural change of the nature of work, (2) the gap between education and youth employment, and (3) issues of workforce and social protection. The paper concludes by highlighting the advantages that Taiwan holds in preparing for the future of work and a brief set of policy recommendations that will enable it to harness these advantages.