The impact of the recession on the structure and labour market success of young NEET individuals in Ireland

The labour market consequences of the severe fall in economic activity that took place in Ireland after the recent global recession were quite stark, especially for young people. One particularly disquieting development has been the rise in the number of young people not in employment, education or training (NEET), which increased from 11.8 per cent in 2006 to 24 per cent in 2011 (Eurostat, 2013). Very little is known about NEET individuals in Ireland, either in terms of their profile or their labour market transitions, i.e. the extent to which youth NEETs have transitioned into employment. Gi ... Show more

Authors: Kelly, Elish; McGuinness, Seamus

Published: Dublin, Ireland, Economic and Social Research Institute, 2013

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 17 p.

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