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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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A lecture by Olena Nizalova based on EXCEPT findings now available as video

17.09.2018
In the freshly published video Dr Olena Nizalova introduces EXCEPT project and highlights the findings of the project in the area of health and wellbeing. Existence of negative effects of unemployment on health and wellbeing, which persist even after the person secures a job and which do not completely dissipate for decades, calls for a focused action of communities and policy makers. Dr Nizalova ...
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Moods of EXCEPT final conference captured on video

Moods of EXCEPT final conference captured on video

06.09.2018
On 14th of March 2018 the project EXCEPT held it’s final confernce “Vulnerable Youth – Insights, policy and future perspectives” in Brussels. Young filmmakers from UK had the chance to capture the event on camera and have now produced a video.  In the video EXCEPT project coordinator Michael Gebel gives a short overview of the idea of the project. Also word is given to...
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Video of parliamentary reception at the House of Commons

Video of parliamentary reception at the House of Commons

06.09.2018
On 25th of April University of Kent EXCEPT team (Centre for Health Services Studies) held a parliamentary reception at the House of Commons (UK Parliament). 15 year old Daisy Lord from Kent, UK produced a video of this event. See what took place at the reception. More information about the event is available in this news message: EXCEPT parliamentary reception at the House of Commons of the UK
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Proposal for future research based on EXCEPT project

Proposal for future research based on EXCEPT project

13.07.2018
The EXCEPT projects 58th Working Paper gives suggestions for future research based on the work carried out during the project. The aim of this working paper is to highlight unsolved issues and empirical data problems that were identified by the EXCEPT research consortium. Against this background new ideas for future research (including new data collections and ideas for policy evaluation) are p...
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The 57th EXCEPT working paper synthesizes the projects main empirical findings

The 57th EXCEPT working paper synthesizes the projects main empirical findings

13.07.2018
The latest issue of EXCEPT projects working paper series brings together the empirical results of the project in the six work packages carried out. After a short introduction to the main aims of the project, a short overview of the main results of each work-package is given as bullet-point list. This is followed by more in-depth synthesis of results of each work package in separate chapters. The w...
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Working paper 56 presents the innovative aspects of the approach elaborated in the EXCEPT projects research design

Working paper 56 presents the innovative aspects of the approach elaborated in the EXCEPT projects research design

12.07.2018
An overview of the comparative qualitative research methodology used in the EXCEPT Project is provided in the Working Papers series issue no 56. During the course of the Project around 400 qualitative interviews with youth were conducted in nine partner countries (Bulgaria, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, United Kingdom, Sweden, Ukraina). The aim of the working paper is to present and ...
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Working paper No 55 „Assessing youth employment policies in 28 European countries“ now published

Working paper No 55 „Assessing youth employment policies in 28 European countries“ now published

12.07.2018
EXCEPT projects 55th Working paper aims at providing a summative evaluation of youth employment policies in EU and Ukraine. The workingpaper starts with a narrow focus on youth employment interventions and expands to a comprehensive assessment of the impacts and outcomes (including unintended ones) of youth employment policies. The analysis presented in the working paper is mainly based on nationa...
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Database of youth inclusion policies available on the projects’ web-site

Database of youth inclusion policies available on the projects’ web-site

12.07.2018
The Database of Youth Policies and Legislation on Youth Inclusion now available on EXCEPT projects web-site contains more than 150 macro indicators covering years 2000-2016. Most of the statistical indicators address the situation both in all EU Member States and EU as a whole. In addition, the database contains qualitative information on general policy trends in the field at national level as wel...
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Overiviews of youth employment policies in all EU countries and Ukraine now available in EXCEPT Working Paper series

Overiviews of youth employment policies in all EU countries and Ukraine now available in EXCEPT Working Paper series

12.07.2018
Lately 25 new working papers have been published in EXCEPT Working Paper series, each concentrating on one of the EU countries policies aimed at including youth into labour market. The working papers are based on reports written by national excperts and include a general overview of youth employment policies, selection of interventions, which can be considered „good practices“, asse...
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New publication from EXCEPT researchers

07.06.2018
An article by EXCEPT researchers discussing the question if past unemployment experience explains the transition happiness gap is now published in the Journal of Comparative Economics. The profound economic and political changes of the 1990s had detrimental social effects in many domains of life in post-socialist countries, including diminishing life expectancy and growing unhappiness. Des...
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The projects 2nd newsletter gives the floor to youth

The projects 2nd newsletter gives the floor to youth

31.05.2018
In the second newsletter of EXCEPT Project the reader has the opportunity to meet the youth who have been involved in the project: youth ambassadors, students who were involved in the project through their research at bachelor or master level and people who attended the events organized for youth. The young people from UK, Estonia, Italy and Ukraine explain why the project interested them and what...
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Summary of EXCEPT results from youth to youth

Summary of EXCEPT results from youth to youth

30.05.2018
A group of young people from Kent, aged between 18-27 reviewed the key findings from the EXCEPT project and wrote the summary of the findings for other young people. They selected the main findings, which they found interesting, and which they thought would be of interest to other young people from across Europe. Read the summary for youth here.
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EXCEPT project’s latest policy brief puts the spotlight on youth inclusion policies

29.05.2018
The EXCEPT project team has published Policy brief No. 6, which deals with issues of youth inclusion policies. Based on the analysis conducted in the frames of EXCEPT project the researchers conclude that success factors of youth employment interventions include early intervention, support rather than compulsion, individualized, tailored support, integrated approach, focus on human capital deve...
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