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EXCEPT Greek team organised two symposia on job insecurity at the 18th EAWOP Congress in Dublin

01.06.2017
Despoina Xanthopoulou from the Greek team together with Hans de Witte (University of Leuven), organized two symposia on job insecurities at the 18th European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology Congress in Dublin. Ten presenters from different European countries were involved. One of the symposia focused on measurement issues and moderators of job insecurity. The other symposium conc...
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EXCEPT meets Antonio Tajani, the President of European Parliament

EXCEPT meets Antonio Tajani, the President of European Parliament

31.05.2017
Yesterday, Eve-Liis Roosmaa, as a representative of the EXCEPT project, opened the debate about youth employment between youth and the President of European Parliament Antonio Tajani as well as members of eight different political groups of the Parliament. She talked about the situation of youth based on the qualitative study conducted in the EXCEPT project stressing the point that it is not only ...
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Working paper 13 now available

29.05.2017
EXCEPT Working Paper no 13 titled “Contagion of Health Effects of Unemployment within Families: Does Becoming Unemployed among Young People Affect Health of Their Partners?” is now available on project’s web-page The paper aims to examine the effect of unemployment on health among young people’s partners. Authors Anna Baranowska-Rataj and Mattias Strandh find that effect...
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Polish team presented at a conference in Jablonna!

Polish team presented at a conference in Jablonna!

25.05.2017
On the 11-12th of May Magdalena Rokicka, Małgorzata Kłobuszewska and Jędrzej Stasiowski took part in the "From school to work. The study of educational and professional paths" conference in Jablonna, Poland. They have presented on the dynamics of labour market paths of young people from Poland using longitudinal EU-SILC dataset and the issue of satisfaction with temporary work among...
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EXCEPT Seminar at the University of Catania

EXCEPT Seminar at the University of Catania

25.05.2017
Sonia Bertolini and Rosy Musumeci presented the main findings on youth autonomy from the qualitative study on Italy (WP3) during the Seminar “Transition paths to adulthood. Mechanisms of social exclusion for young people in Europe” at the University of Catania in Italy.
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Eve-Liis Roosmaa will open the discussion on youth employment with the President of European Parliament

Eve-Liis Roosmaa will open the discussion on youth employment with the President of European Parliament

24.05.2017
At the end of May, the President of the European Parliament, Antionio Tajani, will visit Estonia as part of the Estonian Presidency. During the visit a debate on "Future of Europe: Changing Times, Lasting Values" will be held at Tallinn University. One of the four issues to be discussed is "Youth employment: the power of innovation" focussing on the journey from education to em...
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EXCEPT goes to European parliament

EXCEPT goes to European parliament

22.05.2017
On June 21st EXCEPT project coordinator Marge Unt and young social activist Kristina Mering will present the voice of youth and demonstrate the importance of evidence based decision-making for youth at European parliament. At the event “Evidence Matters EU” presenters from across the EU will each have the opportunity to speak for one minute about why evidence matters on issues rangi...
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EXCEPT at international workshop in Granada

EXCEPT at international workshop in Granada

17.05.2017
On behalf of the Italian team, Valentina Goglio participated in the International workshop “Homeownership in transition”, held at the University of Granada (ES) and organized by the ENHR Working group on homeownership and globalization. Valentina presented the main findings on housing and economic autonomy from the qualitative study on Italy. The workshop was an interesting opportunity...
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Symposium held on job insecurity in Thessaloniki, Greece

15.05.2017
On 13th of May 2017, the EXCEPT Greek team successfully organised a symposium “Youth and Transitional Procedures during the Economic Crisis”, at the 16th Panhellenic Conference of Psychological Research. The symposium consisted of four presentations given by members of the Greek team and covered several topics including work-paths, autonomy and job insecurity as experienced by young pe...
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EXCEPT photo exhibition in Greece

EXCEPT photo exhibition in Greece

14.05.2017
On May 10th 2017, the Greek team launched an exhibition presenting photos from the EXCEPT competition “You(th) Vision: Becoming adult today”. On the photos, young people from eight European countries demonstrated how they perceive the transition to adulthood, depicting the whole variety of feelings and states from perplexity, uncertainty, and despair to opening up the possibilitie...
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Database of youth policies available on the EXCEPT projects’ web-site

06.05.2017
A database of youth policies and legislation on youth inclusion containing data on more than 150 macro indicators and information on national policies can now be accessed on the EXCEPT project’s web-site. The Database of Youth Policies and Legislation on Youth Inclusion has been prepared as a part of the activities under the EXCEPT Project. The database contains more than 150 macro indica...
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WP 12 on the website!

05.05.2017
The 12th issue of EXCEPT project’s working paper series which focuses on the question in how far unemployment and atypical employment impacts upon the socio-economic situation of youth within a five-year time span is now published on the project’s web-page. The report starts with two studies which aim to identify general trends across Europe centring on the questions of how far unem...
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WP 11 is out!

05.05.2017
  EXCEPT project’s 11th working paper, discussing the issue of how the experiences of unemployment and unstable employment affect the decision to move out of the parental home is now available on project’s web page. The working paper includes results from studies from Italy, the UK, Poland, Estonia and Germany, all addressing the issue using longitudinal research design. The...
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Get to know the EXCEPT project via our first newsletter!

Get to know the EXCEPT project via our first newsletter!

03.05.2017
The central aim of EXCEPT project is to develop effective and innovative policy initiatives to help young people in Europe overcome labour market insecurities and related risks. The projects’ findings to date highlight the policies and strategies, which do make a difference. However, policies need to be developed in consultation with those for whom they are developed for. Therefore, an impor...
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EXCEPT project’s 2nd policy brief now available for readers

EXCEPT project’s 2nd policy brief now available for readers

02.05.2017
The second policy brief of EXCEPT Project, which is now available on our project web-page, puts emphasis on the findings concerning the effect of policies on the consequences of unemployment for youths’ well-being and health. The analysis conducted in the EXCEPT project has demonstrated how unemployment deteriorates health and wellbeing, especially happiness and life satisfaction, of yout...
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