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EXCEPT team's contribution to STYLE project

EXCEPT team's contribution to STYLE project

01.02.2017
At the end of January the Horizon2020 project STYLE (http://www.style-research.eu/), which examines the obstacles and opportunities affecting youth employment in Europe, gathered for a meeting. EXCEPT project coordinator Marge Unt was invited to comment on some chapters in the book summarizing the results of the project. "It was a great way to learn from STYLE Project dealing with t...
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EXCEPT project findings highlighted to the youth policies makers of the Turin Municipality

12.01.2017
EXCEPT project findings were presented to 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?

What are the socio-economic consequences of early job insecurity and labour market exclusion of youth in Europe?

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 evidence of 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 exclusion ...
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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 1)...
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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 a 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 and Easter...
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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 unemployment on wellbeing is moderated by gender, and if this moderation varies between national contexts. Bas...
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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 a 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...
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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
The “Accounting for unemployment in the era of the “economic crisis: Challenges for political psychology” paper was 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 young ...
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EXCEPT presents at European Association of Educational Dialogue event

07.10.2016
On 5-7th of 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 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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Call for proposals for the SISE conference co-organized by EXCEPT partner University in Turin

01.10.2016
Except researchers organize a panel on “Job flexibility and life course of young people in Europe” for the first Conference of the Italian Society of Economic Sociology (SISE) “The new frontiers of the Economic Sociology” which will take place in “Sapienza” University (Rome) on January 26-28th , 2017.  We invite you to submit  your ab...
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EXCEPT researchers share their findings at the 4th Project meeting in Sofia

EXCEPT researchers share their findings at the 4th Project meeting in Sofia

26.09.2016
The 4th EXCEPT meeting was hosted by the Bulgarian partner institution in Sofia. EXCEPT researchers met with the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Policy of Bulgaria and representatives of Bulgarian trade unions and discussed the most urgent matters in terms of Bulgarian youth labor policies. During the internal meetings the research team shared the results of their lon...
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