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Promoting Youth Employment in Europe: Evidence-based Policy Lessons
by Werner Eichhorst, Ulf Rinne
(December 2016)

Abstract:
Youth unemployment has become a severe economic and societal problem in many European countries. Based on the existing empirical evidence on different policy options, this chapter draws lessons for future policy making in order to effectively promote youth employment in Europe. In conclusion, one should not be overly optimistic by expecting any short-term remedies. Although effective policy tools are available, they largely require forward-looking structural reforms.

Text: See Policy Paper No. 119