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Should Obligatory Community/Military Service Be Introduced?
This policy would harm the job market and education by taking away available workers and students.
This service would restrict their ability to move on to alternative pathways such as vocational work or higher education.
found that both the constraint on individuals' use of time and the below-average stipends contribute to a reduction of the country's long-run GDP and economic growth.
Universities would lose income as there would be a constant pool of young adults who wouldn't be able to attend due to serving the community or in the military.
It wouldn't be taking away available workers, it will delay their entrance into the workforce and or in educational institutions. After few years, this will become the norm, and the age of entrance will increase with no major side effects.
This policy would ensure that all young adults between the ages of 18 and 20 are productive members of society.
Obligatory two-year service would guarantee that young adults get important work-experience which they can then later apply in life.