Related Publications: Attitudes

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 rural sectors within the development process. While confirming some blurring between rural and urban areas in terms of sectoral distribution of employment, the report concludes that many countries – especially the low-income countries – have a long way to go in the diversification of rural economies b... »

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 living below the poverty line again in the future. That is, we assess the degree of poverty genuine state dependence among young people. Second, we study the interrelationships between poverty, employment, and residential emancipation. The results show that youth poverty genuine state dependence is ... »

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 Reassessing South European Pensions after the Crisis: Evidence from Two Decades of Reforms David Natali & Furio Stamati Pages: 309-330 South European Healthcare Systems under Harsh Austerity: A Progress–Regression Mix? Maria Petmesidou, Emmanuele Pavolini & Ana M. Guillén Pages: 331-352  ‘Social... »

Mapping Youth Transitions in Europe

A new report has been published by STYLE advisor, Massimiliano Mascherini, from Eurofound Summary: Young people in Europe continue to experience great difficulties in entering the labour market. Although the youth unemployment rate in a few Member States has started to fall, overall 23% of young European job-seekers aged 15–24 could not find a job in January 2014. In 2012, 14.6 million young people across Europe were not in employment, education or training (NEETs), accounting for 15.9% of the entire population of those aged 15–29. This report analyses the labour market situation of young people in Europe, focusing in particular on their school-to-work transition, while also monitoring their... »

Compromising Conventions: Attitudes to Families and Maternal Employment in Denmark, Poland, Spain and the UK

O’Reilly, J., Roche J. and Nazio, T.  (2014) ‘Compromising Conventions: Attitudes to Families and Maternal Employment in Denmark, Poland, Spain and the UK’ Work, Employment and Society http://wes.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/12/02/0950017013491307 »