Exploring the diversity of NEETs

The concept of NEET (young people not in employment, education or training) has, since 2010, been widely used as a tool to inform youth-oriented policies in the 28 Member States of the European Union [EU]. While it has been a valuable addition to more traditional indicators used to understand the economic and social vulnerability of young people and their labour market participation, it has often been criticised because of the heterogeneity of the population it captures. This report explores the diversity of NEETs and suggests seven subgroups into which the NEET population can be disaggregated ... Show more

Authors: Mascherini, Massimiliano; Ledermaier, Stefanie

Published: Luxembourg, Publications Office of the European Union, 2016

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: iii, 63 p. (report) + [2] p. (executive summary) + 77 p. (annex)

Access item: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/publications/report/2016/labour-market-social-policies/exploring-the-diversity-of-neets

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