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Youth Employment: STYLE Handbook launched today!!

The final summary results of the project have been published in the e-book http://style-handbook.eu Youth Employment: STYLE Handbook Edited by Jacqueline O’Reilly, Clémentine Moyart, Tiziana Nazio and Mark Smith This book sets out to examine the effects of the Great Recession on youth employment. Despite considerable variation across Europe, even in better-performing countries, significant pockets of youth struggled to make successful and sustainable transitions into employment. The contributions to this volume summarise the findings of a large-scale EU funded project on Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Europe (STYLE). The project provides a comprehensive analysis of the causes of y... »

STYLE Policy Brief, WP7 – Business Start-Ups & Youth Self-Employment

The next policy brief from the European Research Project STYLE is available for download here: STYLE Policy Brief WP7 Business Start ups and Youth Self Employment »

STYLE Policy Brief 6 – Youth labour mobility and unemployment

The next policy brief from the European Research Project STYLE is available for download here: STYLE Policy Brief WP6 Mismatch Migration and Mobility »

STYLE Policy Brief 5 – Mismatch: Skills and Education

The next policy brief from the European Research Project STYLE is available here: STYLE Policy Brief 5 – Mismatch: Skills and Education »

Book release: Rising to the youth employment challenge: New evidence on key policy issues

STLYE researcher Niall O’Higgins has released a new book – Rising to the youth employment challenge: New evidence on key policy issues Young women and men today face an ever more difficult task in finding their place in the world of work. In low- and middle-income countries, informal employment has come to dominate young people’s labour market experiences, while in high-income countries, work for youth increasingly means temporary and other non-standard forms of employment. This book brings together contributions from the ILO’s Youth Employment Programme detailing policies that enable young people to find decent work. The chapters are organized around the pillars of the ILO’s 201... »