Unemployment and life satisfaction among youth: explaining cross-country variation

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Author: Buttler, Dominik; Michon, Piotr


People at the beginning of their professional careers constitute a group particularly exposed to the risk of labour market exclusion, which is reflected by a relatively high incidence of unemployment, low-quality employment or economic inactivity. Despite the fact that in many countries youth employment issues have been placed high on the political agenda, little progress has been achieved. The difficulties young people experience when looking for stable employment not only reduce their income, but also increase the probability of risky behaviours, lead to the postponing of household and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Career development; Employment

Keywords: Employment pattern; Employment security; Employment status; Entry into working life; Underemployment; Unemployment; Wellbeing

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australian National University, 2017

Physical description: 24 p.

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Date: 2017

Place: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Resource type: Conference

Call number: TD/TNC 132.426

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