Start-up support for young people in the EU: from implementation to evaluation

Young people have been hit hardest by the Great Recession. In 2014, the unemployment rate for those aged 15-29 was more than seven percentage points higher than the total unemployment rate. Policymakers are paying more attention to encouraging young people to start their own businesses as a means of easing their entry into the labour market. However, entrepreneurship is not in itself a solution to youth unemployment and is not without its own risks. Although European data show that a higher proportion of young people generally express a preference for self-employment than older age groups, the... Show more

Authors: Riso, Sara

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

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 76 p. (report) + [2] p. (executive summary)

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