Long-term unemployed youth: characteristics and policy responses

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While the youth labour market in the European Union (EU) has improved considerably since 2014, one legacy of the recent economic crisis is the large cohort of long-term unemployed young people, which represents nearly one-third of jobless young people. This report from the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) provides an updated profile of the youth labour market in 2016 and describes trends over the past decade. It explores the determinants of long-term unemployment, at both sociodemographic and macroeconomic levels. It also provides...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Labour market; Participation; Employment; Outcomes; Policy

Keywords: Labour force participation; Youth at risk; Youth transitions; Unemployment; Employment pattern; Trend; Wellbeing; Policy implications; Policy analysis; European Union

Geographic subjects: Europe; Austria; Belgium; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Germany; Denmark; Estonia; Greece; Spain

Published: Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2017

Physical description: iv, 85 p. (report) + [2] p. (executive summary)

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ISBN: 9789289716208 (print); 9789289716215 (pdf)

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 131.253

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