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You(th) Vision Exhibition at the University of Kent

You(th) Vision Exhibition at the University of Kent

09.03.2017
Winning photographs from a Europe-wide competition which attracted entries from young people go on show at the University. The EXCEPT’s ‘You(th) Vision’ exhibition at the University of Kent was launched by Sir Julian Brazier, MP for Canterbury and Whitstable on the 9th March 2017. The University of Kent’s Centre for Health Services Studies (CHSS) co-ordinated the UK&rsqu...
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Team EXCEPT meets in Warsaw!

Team EXCEPT meets in Warsaw!

24.02.2017
On the 22-24th of February all of the EXCEPT teams met in snowy Warsaw to discuss the latest research and strategies. Topics such as transition from parental household, medium-term and long-term effects of unemployment, effects of atypical jobs on poverty were extensively discussed among researchers. During partner meeting in Warsaw on 22.02.2017 there was held a conference "Policy learnin...
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Exhibition of EXCEPT photo contest in Warsaw

21.02.2017
On February 21, 2017 the exhibition of EXCEPT photo contest exhibition was opened. Near 30 photos of young people were presented to the public in Educational Research Institute in Warsaw. The exhibition was also presented during open for public seminar "Policy learning" and during meeting of Except partners from all countries of Except project.
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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 is out now. As a first result of the analysis of interviews with youth in Estonia the article centers on the obstacles and coping strategies of young people entering the labor market. The first part of the article provides an overview of the labour market situation of youth in Estonia and changes in the situation in 2003–2015 compared to t...
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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 team's contribution to STYLE project

EXCEPT team's contribution to STYLE project

01.02.2017
In 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. "In sum, it was a great way to learn from STYLE Project dealin...
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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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