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New publication of EXCEPT findings published in Sweden

13.11.2018
The EXCEPT project team members from Umea University Anna Baranowska-Rataj and Björn Högberg have published the report „Spillover effects of social policies. Can the state support for the unemployed affect employees’ health and wellbeing?“ for Arena Ide, one of Swedish think tanks. The report is mainly based on the findings of EXCEPT project, but also includes some new ...
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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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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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