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


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Author: Riso, Sara


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...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Employment; Evaluation; Policy; Industry

Keywords: Self employment; Employment opportunity; European Union; Youth program; Entry into working life; Program evaluation; Entrepreneurship; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: Europe

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

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

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Also called: Start-up support for young people in the European Union: from implementation to evaluation

ISBN: 9789289714235; 9789289714228 (pdf)

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

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

Document number: TD/TNC 125.206

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