Youth Development in the Caribbean. Small States |Forum IBRD/IMF Annual Meetings Dubai 2003. Study Objectives . Identify the causes (risk and protective factors) behind various youth behaviors and development. Measure the cost of negative youth behaviors to the individual and to society
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Although the majority of young people make the transition to adulthood smoothly..... A growing minority do not.
Some Examples of “lost” GDP due to youth behaviors: