No country for young people? : youth labour market problems in Europe
Title: No country for young people? : youth labour market problems in Europe
Editor(s): DOLADO, Juan J.
Citation: London : Centre for Economic Policy Research, 2015
Youth unemployment has been at the forefront of political and academic debate since the unfolding of the Great Recession in 2008, exploited to a greater or lesser extent by the contenders of most elections that have taken place across Europe since then. Edited by Juan Dolado of the European University Institute, this eBook takes into account the relevance of policy lessons from recent experience to provide a clear analysis of the factors that affect the impact labour-market policies have on youth unemployment. The contributors present a case-by-case analysis for a range of countries across Europe, spread both geographically and also by the divergent approaches taken. It covers countries with dual vocational training systems; dual labour markets; those where the ratio between youth and adult unemployment is notably high or low; and an overview of the recently launched Youth Guarantee programme.
Table of Contents:
-- Introduction / Juan J Dolado -- Labour market integration of young workers and policies against youth unemployment: The case of Austria / Josef Zweimüller -- Patterns of youth unemployment: The German case / Regina T Riphahn -- Swiss youth unemployment during the Great Depression / Michele Pellizzari and Domenico Tabasso -- Youth unemployment in France / Pierre Cahuc and Stéphane Carcillo -- Swedish youth unemployment: Perhaps not as bad as it looks? / Oskar Nordström Skans -- Youth unemployment in the UK: Cyclical fluctuations and the struggle for structural reform / Paul Gregg -- Youth unemployment and the Great Recession in Greece / Manos Matsaganis -- Youth unemployment in Italy / Marco Leonardi and Giovanni Pica -- Youth (un)employment in Portugal / Álvaro A Novo -- Youth unemployment in Spain: More issues than just high unemployment / J. Ignacio García Pérez and Judit Vall Castello -- The Youth Guarantee: Theory or reality? / Florentino Felgueroso and Marcel Jansen