Policy synthesis and integrative report on youth self-employment in Europe


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This report summarises the main objectives and findings underpinning all three deliverables of Work Package 7 (WP7) of the EU STYLE project 'Business start-ups and youth self-employment'. In Europe, the rate of youth unemployment is high (20 per cent) and as a response, self-employment is perceived as one way to address it. The rate of self-employment in Europe has remained relatively stable in recent years, yet across the EU member states, there are significant variations in the rates of self-employment with these being low in some instances. Rates of youth self-employment in the EU,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Employment; Evaluation

Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Self employment; Unemployment; Policy implications; Employment pattern; European Union; Young worker

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: [Brighton, England]: Centre for Research on Management and Employment, 2016

Physical description: 35 p.

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Series: STYLE working papers; no. WP 7.4

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 129.916

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