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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 of the recession on overall labour market dynamics, little is known about the specific effects on youth unemployment and the associated challenges. This paper attempts to fill this gap by comparing the profile of transitions to work before the recession (2006) and as the economy began to emerge fro... »

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 and can no longer limit benefits and services to national citizens. Significantly limiting the social rights of EU migrant citizens would very likely require treaty changes. Some countries, such as Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom, absorb a large proportion of intra-EU, East-West migration. Ne... »

CES Brochure on the Youth Guarantee in Europe

Margherita Bussi from STYLE advisory partner ETUI has produced a brochure on the Youth Guarantee in Europe. CES-Brochure Youth Guarantee »

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 comparative perspective. However, a longitudinal approach is crucial for a better understanding of migrants’ long-term occupational attainments, while comparative research is useful to disentangle specificities and general processes across destination and origin countries. This article explores the labor m... »

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 ... »