THE ROLE OF YOUTH IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (QUALITATIVE STUDY ON EMPLOYMENT)
Keywords:Employment,, Youth,, Participation.
This article is the result of research with the theme of youth. One of the elements in economic development is the availability of innovative, intelligent, honest and integrity resources. Every problem in Indonesia is different, apart from infrastructure, it also covers many aspects, such as social, political, and technological progress. Changes that occur must be in tandem with the ability of resources to compete in a globalized world. One of the flagship programs of the Takalar Regent for the 2017-2022 period is the absorption of 10,000 new workers. The role of youth is very important in the program implementation process to show their involvement. This article will describe the form of youth participation in the Takalar District Government program. Given the problem of the number of workers increasing along with population growth. Takalar Regency needs to prepare its youth to be ready to compete in the world of work. The study used a qualitative approach through observation and in-depth interviews (indepht interviews). The results showed that the form of youth participation was divided into two, namely physical and non-physical participation. Physical participation includes activities in services, education, agriculture, etc. Meanwhile, non-physical participation includes seminars, discussions, and other ideas related to the program.
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