Sara Ayllón from the University of Girona in Spain has written a new working paper in which she takes a closer look at the potential impact of the high levels of job insecurity caused by the Great recession on fertility decisions among young people in Europe.
On 16 November 2016 we held a lunch-time discussion on the on the impact of the economic crisis on youth, and how it determinates the degree of early job insecurities in Brussels, Belgium. The situation of young people is becoming harder, and harder. There are about 40 million young people in Europe who are not […]
The transition to adulthood is a process which poses various hardships to young people and in which they need to take significant decisions about their future. When this process coincides with economic and financial crisis, with political and labour market transformation, the situation of the youth is further hampered.
This January a new NEGOTIATE Working paper has been published on ‘Youth unemployment and the consequences for life satisfaction and social trust in seven European countries’ written by I. Tolgensbakk, J. Solstad Vedeler and B. Hvinden of the Oslo and Akershus University. In their paper they aim to understand the subjective effects of youth unemployment […]
Young people who are at the beginning of their professional career pathway are exposed to risk of labour market exclusion. This is reflected by high rate of unemployment, low-quality and indecent employment schemes or spans of economic inequality.
How do recruiters make hiring decisions? How does experience of early job-insecurity / unemployment impact the chances of young job applicants?
Words by Gabriela Yordanova On 28-29 of November 2016, the Bulgarian Negotiate team took part in an international conference “LABOUR MARKET, EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT: CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES”. The event was organized by the Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (ips-bas.org) and Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Sofia (kas.de). […]
On European Youth Plan Action Day SOLIDAR Foundation hosted a lunch time debate on the Impact of the economic crisis on youth. The aim of this event was to present the first findings from the research project NEGOTIATE, look at measures such as the Youth Guarantee and discuss approaches to tackle youth unemployment and improve youth’s […]
Being young and unemployed is not all about having less money in your pocket. Young unemployed people will feel the negative consequences on income, job opportunities and well-being for the rest of their lives. Written by: Caroline Svendsen, Nic Mitchell and Lise Swensen Photos: Skjalg B. Vold, HiOA For young people trying to move from education […]
In 2013 the EU Member States committed themselves to provide youth with a Youth Guarantee scheme. This “forward-looking and fundamental structural reform” aimed to provide a good quality offer of employment, continued education, an apprenticeship or a traineeship within a period of four months after becoming unemployed or leaving formal education. For implementation of this […]