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New article «Young people entering the labour market: Obstacles and ways of coping» by EXCEPT researchers is out

19.02.2017
A new article by the EXCEPT researchers about the obstacles and coping strategies of young people entering the labor market in Estonia is out now. The article provides an overview of the labour market situation of youth in Estonia and changes in the situation in 2003–2015 compared to the European Union (EU) average.  The piece also presents a case-by-case overview of in-depth interviews...
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EXCEPT findings presented to youth and policy makers in Ukraine

EXCEPT findings presented to youth and policy makers in Ukraine

10.02.2017
EXCEPT research has been presented to youth, researchers and policymakers at the Kyiv Economic Institute at Kyiv School of Economics. The event was opened by the Deputy Head of the State Employment Services. Further, EXCEPT researchers presented the result of youth labor market policy analysis and long-term consequences of unemployment for youth in Ukraine and the EU. Invited guests from the ILO, ...
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EXCEPT goes on Ukrainian tour

EXCEPT goes on Ukrainian tour

09.02.2017
Results of the EXCEPT research and the best photos from the EXCEPT Photo Competition were presented in 3 Ukraine cities: Kyiv, Cherkasy and Mykolaiv. During the tour, EXCEPT researchers presented the results of the qualitative empirical study on the difficulties young people face entering the labor market and the strategies they employ to overcome the negative consequences of labor market insecuri...
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EXCEPT project findings highlighted to the youth policies makers of the Turin Municipality

12.01.2017
The EXCEPT project finding were presented to the youth policies makers of the Turin Municipality, Italy. EXCEPT researchers and local government representatives discussed the findings of the project and opportunities for further cooperation.
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What are the socio-economic consequences of early job insecurity and labour market exclusion of youth in Europe? – EXCEPT researchers answer this question in the 10th EXCEPT working paper

What are the socio-economic consequences of early job insecurity and labour market exclusion of youth in Europe? – EXCEPT researchers answer this question in the 10th EXCEPT working paper

04.01.2017
The 10th EXCEPT working paper focuses on the socio-economic consequences of early job insecurity and labour market exclusion (unemployment) of youth in Europe, referring to both monetary aspects (income poverty), as well as objective/subjective deprivation. It describes the financial and material situation of youth in comparison to prime age population, analyses the extent to which young people ex...
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The 8th EXCEPT working paper “Interdependencies between labour market insecurity and well-being - evidence from panel data” is out

The 8th EXCEPT working paper “Interdependencies between labour market insecurity and well-being - evidence from panel data” is out

20.12.2016
The aim of this report is to present the evidence on the causal effects of various forms of labour market insecurity on health and well-being based on longitudinal data. Specifically, it examines self-rated health and life satisfaction in both short and long-term perspectives. The research analyses the overall association between different forms of labour market insecurity, labour market exclus...
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EXCEPT presents its new working paper on the impact of the institutional setting and policies on the well-being and health of youth in insecure labour market positions in EU-28 and Ukraine

EXCEPT presents its new working paper on the impact of the institutional setting and policies on the well-being and health of youth in insecure labour market positions in EU-28 and Ukraine

14.12.2016
This study uses a comparative perspective to analyses how individual experiences of labour market exclusion and job insecurity affect young people’s well-being and health in various national settings. In particular, the report provides  analysis of the effects of unemployment and insecure jobs on the well-being and health of European youth. The study also explores the moderating role of...
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EXCEPT co-coordinator Michael Gebel speaks on the role of human capital and social resources in structuring young people's entries into the labour market in Central and Eastern European societies

29.11.2016
Michael Gebel – co-coordinator of the EXCEPT research project - gave an invited talk on "The transition from education to work in Central and Eastern Europe" at the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg. He summarised key findings on the role of human capital and social resources in structuring young people's entries into the labour market in Central a...
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First EXCEPT findings of assessments of the national youth employment policies in EU were presented in Sofia

29.11.2016
EXCEPT Bulgarian team presented a report on Active Policies for Youth Employment at the Conference “Labor Market, Education, Employment: Contemporary Challenges and Perspectives”, organized by ISSK & Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Sofia on November 28-29, 2016. The presentation summarized results from the already prepared EXCEPT national reports (from Estonia, Greece, Italy, Poland,...
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Despoina Xanthopoulou from the EXCEPT Greek team outlined the variations of the relationship between labor market exclusion and well-being of youth across different European countries

22.11.2016
Despoina Xanthopoulou, from the EXCEPT Greek team, presented some findings regarding the role of country-level moderators on the relationship between labor market exclusion and well-being of young people in Europe at the 4th biannual conference of the Division of Organizational Psychology of the Hellenic Psychological Society. This took place on November 11, 2016 at the University of Macedonia, Th...
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A cross-national comparison of gender differences in unemployment experience

14.10.2016
The first Master thesis research, conducted within the EXCEPT project, was published at the Umeå University, Sweden. The paper examines gender differences in unemployment experiences in 30 European countries. Multilevel regression analysis is used to test whether the effect of not working on wellbeing is moderated by gender, and if this moderation varies between national contexts. Base...
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EXCEPT student exchange between UDE and UNITO

EXCEPT student exchange between UDE and UNITO

12.10.2016
On October 6-12, students from the Universities of Turin and Duisburg-Essen met in Turin for joint research initiative, which foresees the involvement of MA students from the two EXCEPT partner countries in joint research projects. This initiative will further disseminate the theoretical framework and empirical results of the EXCEPT among youth, to promote f...
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A new paper on analysis of the ways young people in Greece account for unemployment and precarious work conditions in the era of the “economic crisis” has been presented

10.10.2016
A paper “Accounting for unemployment in the era of the “economic crisis: Challenges for political psychology” has been presented by the EXCEPT Greek team at the Mini Conference of Political Psychology in Southern Eastern Europe, organized by the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) in Novi Sad, Serbia , 7-9 October 2016. The study explores the ways in which you...
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EXCEPT presents at European Association of Educational Dialogue event

07.10.2016
On 5-7 October 2016 a major conference was organized by the European Association of Educational Dialogue, attracting 400 participants. The topic was new technologies and innovation in education. Polish EXCEPT partner IBE had a stand there and an EXCEPT poster was presented. Participants included students of vocational schools. 
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Young people reflect on ‘becoming adult’ -  EXCEPT project exhibition at Tallinn University

Young people reflect on ‘becoming adult’ - EXCEPT project exhibition at Tallinn University

03.10.2016
The ‘You(th) Vision’ exhibition at Tallinn University showed scenes of transition from youth to adulthood as seen through the lens of young people in eight countries. EXCEPT’s photo-competition attracted more than 200 entries reflecting on what it means and how it feels to become adult nowadays. The Exhibition opened on 28 September in Science Week, with open lecture...
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