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New publications from Maria Petmesidou and Periklis Polyzoidis

Maria Petmesidou and Periklis Polyzoidis have had two new articles published. The first is: Petmesidou, M. & Polyzoidis, P. (2015). What policy innovation for youth in the era of prolonged austerity. The case of Greece. Research Paper No. 20, OSE Paper Series This is available for download here: What policy innovation for youth in the era of prolonged austerity. The case of Greece. The second ... »

Recent publications on Youth Employment

Research from the STYLE project is starting to appear throughout Europe. The Youth Policy Watch has an article on job mismatch, Youth Policy Watch – Job Mismatch And the European Youth Forum article, also on job mismatch is here, European Youth Forum – Job mismatch »

New publication from ILO – Youth and rural development: Evidence from 25 school-to-work transition studies

The ILO “Work4Youth”Project is pleased to share with you its latest publication titled: Youth and rural development: Evidence from 25 school-to-work transition surveys. This report, based on the school-to-work transitions surveys (SWTSs) run in 2012-2013, assesses the labour market conditions of youth in rural and urban areas and offers insights into prospects for fundamental transformations of ru... »

Transitions In and Out of Unemployment among Young People in the Irish Recession

Kelly, E., McGuinness, S., O’connell, P. J., Haugh, D. and GonzÁlez Pandiella, A., (2014) Transitions In and Out of Unemployment among Young People in the Irish Recession Comparative Economic Studies 56, 616-634 (December 2014) | doi:10.1057/ces.2014.23 Abstract: Young people have been hit hard by unemployment during the Irish recession. While much research has been undertaken to study the effects... »

Semi-Sovereign Welfare States, Social Rights of EU Migrant Citizens and the Need for Strong State Capacities

The research for this report was funded as part of the FP7 project bEUcitizen by the EU Commission (grant no 320294). Bruzelius, C., Chase,  E., and  Seeleib-Kaiser, M. (2014) Semi-Sovereign Welfare States, Social Rights of EU Migrant Citizens and the Need for Strong State Capacities Social Europe, Oxford. (December 2014) National welfare states within the European Union have become semi-sovereign... »

Understanding Transnational Labour Market Trajectories of African-European Migrants: Evidence from the MAFE Survey

The team from UNITO have a recent publication on the topic of migration: Castagnone, E., Nazio, T., Bartolini, L. and Schoumaker, B. (2014), ‘Understanding Transnational Labour Market Trajectories of African-European Migrants: Evidence from the MAFE Survey.’ International Migration Review. Abstract: Labor market trajectories of migrants are seldom explored in a longitudinal and compara... »

Youth poverty, employment and leaving the parental home in Europe

Sara Ayllón from the University of Girona has a new publication: Ayllón, Sara (2014). ‘Youth poverty, employment and leaving the parental home in Europe’, Review of Income and Wealth. Abstract: This paper studies the nature of youth poverty dynamics in Europe. First, it analyzes to what extent experiencing poverty in a given period is in itself positively related to the probability of ... »

Do Parents Matter? Revisiting Ethnic Penalties in Occupation among Second Generation Ethnic Minorities in England and Wales

Carolina Zuccotti has published a new article in Sociology: Do Parents Matter? Revisiting Ethnic Penalties in Occupation among Second Generation Ethnic Minorities in England and Wales Abstract The article studies the role of the class of origin in the occupational outcomes of second generation ethnic minorities and white British in England and Wales. In so doing, it reconsiders the relationship be... »

Special Issue: Economic Crisis and Austerity in Southern Europe: Threat or Opportunity for a Sustainable Welfare State? Edited by Maria Petmesidou & Ana M. Guillén

Special Issue: Economic Crisis and Austerity in Southern Europe: Threat or Opportunity for a Sustainable Welfare State? Edited by Maria Petmesidou & Ana M. Guillén Published by Taylor and Francis Online, containing the following articles: Can the Welfare State as We Know It Survive? A View from the Crisis-Ridden South European Periphery Maria Petmesidou & Ana M. Guillén Pages: 295-307 Reas... »

Changing Lanes – Promoting resilience to reoffending

A new booklet has been produced by boingboing in association with the University of Brighton and community groups in Hastings. The booklet outlines a Resilience Framework designed to support young people to manage life when it’s tough. The application of the Framework discussed in the booklet is based on research carried out in Hastings, East Sussex. The research aimed to understand the barr... »