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The thematic issue of EXCEPT in the journal Studies of Transition States and Societies

The thematic issue of EXCEPT in the journal Studies of Transition States and Societies

11.03.2019
In the end of last year thematic issue of EXCEPT titled "Social Exclusion of Youth in Europe: Consequences of Labour Market Insecurity" was published in the journal Studies of Transition States and Societies (STSS). The authors analyse difficulties leaving parental home, job satisfaction and subjective well-being against the backdrop of youth labour market insecurity. Sonia Bertoli...
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EXCEPT project in the University of Kent magazine

25.02.2019
The winter/spring issue of University of Kent magazine publshed an article by Olena Nizalova titled "On top of youth unemployment and the link to health and wellbeing". The article gives a brief overview of the project, then focussing on the findings on health and well-being. The magazine also printed some pictures from the "You(th) Vision" photo contest held in the frames of t...
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EXCEPT results published in Estonian

EXCEPT results published in Estonian

25.01.2019
The first five issues of the working paper series of Institute of International Social Studies (Tallinn University) bring to the readers the results of EXCEPT Project, focussing on Estonia. The first issue discusses the use of the notion of social exclusion in the context of youth (Helemäe, 2018a). In the second number (Reiska, Roosmaa & Oras, 2018) the authors describe the consequence...
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New book summarising EXCEPT findings in Italy

New book summarising EXCEPT findings in Italy

08.01.2019
In the end of last year the EXCEPT team of University of Turin published a book „Young people without a future? Work insecurity and autonomy in today's Italy“. The book is edited by Sonia Bertolini and comprises of chapters viewing the relation of work insecurity and autonomy under different angles. More information about the book (in Italian)
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EXCEPT results presented in Doha

EXCEPT results presented in Doha

10.12.2018
Prof. Marge Unt, the coordinator of EXCEPT project, is invited to speak about the projects findings at an expert group meeting „The role of families and family policy in supporting youth transitions“ in the session dedicated to issues of youth, adulthood, and social Integration. Her talk addresses the relation of labour market integration and well-being. She will present evidence how i...
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EXCEPT project co-coordinator Michael Gebel selected among the top 40 under 40 in the field of society and science in Germany

EXCEPT project co-coordinator Michael Gebel selected among the top 40 under 40 in the field of society and science in Germany

04.12.2018
Prof. Michael Gebel (University of Bamberg) is selected to the “Young Elite – Top 40 Under 40”, a list which is annually composed by the economics magazine Captial of talents in the areas of management, business, politics and state in Germany. The list comprises women and men under the age of 40 who, according to Capital, “have already made substantial achievements and exh...
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Research of Anna Baranowska-Rataj and Björn Högberg provoked discussion in main Swedish daily newspaper

13.11.2018
The recently published report „Spillover effects of social policies. Can the state support for the unemployed affect employees’ health and wellbeing?“ rooted in EXCEPT project adds exciting new insights to how the unemployment insurance affects the wellbeing (and mental health) of both the unemployed and the employed in Europe. The reasoning is that unemployment in...
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EXCEPT Workshop in Essen this Friday

06.11.2018
This Friday the EXCEPT team at University of Duisburg-Essen will present the findings of the project at a workshop “Precarious Employment – Bad Pension?” The workshop will take place in Essen at the University of Duisburg-Essen and will center on the main findings form EXCEPT project, particularly the findings form WP6 about the long-term consequences of unemployment and preca...
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EXCEPT events in Italy this autumn

EXCEPT events in Italy this autumn

29.10.2018
Sonia Bertolini and Valentina Moiso from University of Turin presented the qualitative results of EXCEPT project at the workshop „Youth, Arts and Creative Professions” held at the Museum of Work of Turin Polo del '900 on the 18th of October. To make the presentation more vivid, Silvia Genta performed the interview quotations. See some videos of the event below. At the same museu...
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EXCEPT at European Week of Regions and Cities

EXCEPT at European Week of Regions and Cities

15.10.2018
EXCEPT project manager at European Commission REA Kerstin Wilde spread the word on EXCEPT Proposal for future research (published as EXCEPT Working Paper No. 58) at European Week of Regions and Cities held from 8th to 11th of October in Brussels. Smart Specialisation Strategies (RIS3 or S3) set priorities at national and regional level to build competitive advantage by developing and matching r...
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EXCEPT project inspired ERC Starting Grant to Anna Baranowska-Rataj

EXCEPT project inspired ERC Starting Grant to Anna Baranowska-Rataj

11.10.2018
Anna Baranowska-Rataj, researcher at Umeå University has been granted EUR 1.5 million through the ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council, ERC. "This is a prestigious EU grant, and I'm honoured and glad to receive it. The grant provides new opportunities to conduct research on health and welfare throughout life. For instance, I'd like to study how transitions to...
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Qualitative analysis of labour market insecurity and social exclusion of youth now available as working paper

Qualitative analysis of labour market insecurity and social exclusion of youth now available as working paper

03.10.2018
In the EXCEPT working paper no 53 the situation of youth is described based on the qualitative interviews carried out in nine European countries. The working paper analyses comparatively the consequences of labour market insecurity in the field of autonomy, short and long-term socio economic consequences as well as health and well-being. This is followed by national reports on social exclusion of ...
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EXCEPT in CORDIS results magazine

01.10.2018
The results of EXCEPT have got wider attention and were included in the special feature of CORDIS results magazine titled “A decade since disaster: lessons from economic crisis”. The issue introduces selected 14 projects that have made outstanding contributions to understanding the causes, consequences and lessons learnt from the crisis and how to mitigate...
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Conference presentation on the policy-related findings of EXCEPT by Marti Taru

Conference presentation on the policy-related findings of EXCEPT by Marti Taru

18.09.2018
EXCEPT team member Marti Taru (Tallinn University) spoke at ESA RN 30 ‘Youth and Generation’ Midterm Conference 2018 about evidence based policy making. His research showed that the quality of evaluations carried out on active labour market policies (ALMP) is generally low, which in turn makes it hard to draw conclusions about their impacts and effectiveness. The audience was impressed...
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A new data-set on economic and social situation of young Europeans created in the frames of CUPESSE project

17.09.2018
In the newly published data article, the authors introduce the CUPESSE dataset in an attempt to spark a debate on the measurements, patterns and mechanisms of intergenerational transmission of economic self-sufficiency as well as its political implications. The collaborative research project CUPESSE generated new survey data on the economic and social situation of young Europeans (18–35 year...
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