Exploring the diversity of NEETs

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Author: Mascherini, Massimiliano; Ledermaier, Stefanie


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...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Employment; Policy; Participation

Keywords: Youth at risk; Youth transitions; Unemployed; European Union; Labour force participation; Policy formation

Geographic subjects: Europe

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

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

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Also called: Exploring the diversity of young people not in employment, education or training

ISBN: 9789289714662; 9789289714679 (pdf)

Resource type: Report

Rights: Copyright European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, 2016.

Call number: TD/TNC 125.205

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