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EXCEPT meets CATCH-EyoU

EXCEPT meets CATCH-EyoU

14.02.2018
EXCEPT Coordinator Marge Unt introduced the EXCEPT project and presented a selection of its key findings to CATCH-EyoU consortia, stakeholders and youth. The presentation was held on the 12th February 2018 at the projects 6th consortium meeting held at the University of Tartu. CATCH-EyoU’s aims to identify the factors, located at different levels (psychological, developmental, macro socia...
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EXCEPT shares results at the European Commission SSM seminar on multidimensional poverty

EXCEPT shares results at the European Commission SSM seminar on multidimensional poverty

08.02.2018
The Social Situation Monitor (SSM) is the European Commission's observatory of employment and social conditions in Europe. The SSM team invites analysts, economists and social researchers to discuss the issue of measuring multidimensional poverty.    At the seminar, Magdalena Rokicka from Educational Research Institute and Dirk Hofäcker from University of Duisbur...
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EXCEPT results were introduced to Polish Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy

EXCEPT results were introduced to Polish Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy

30.01.2018
On January 10, 2018, the results of the EXCEPT project were presented at the Polish Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy. The meeting was attended, among others, by the representatives of the Department of Economic Analysis and Forecasts, the Labour Market Department, the Social Insurance Department, and the Office of the Government Plenipotentiary for Disabled People. The coordinator of t...
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EXCEPT shares experience at the Data Forum in Barcelona

24.01.2018
EXCEPT Project Co-Coordinator Michael Gebel gave a talk on "Youth unemployment in Europe: Evidence from multilevel analyses using EU-LFS microdata" at the Data Forum on the Harmonization and Uses of European Microdata. This workshop was organised by the Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED) Barcelona in collaboration with the Horizon-2020 project InGRID-2 and the Integrated Pub...
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Invitation to the final conference of EXCEPT Project

23.01.2018
EXCEPT project invites to participate in the final conference of the project held on 14th of March 2018 in Brussels. The seminar aims to advance the dialogue between policy makers, civil society and researchers to discuss new interventions for reducing exclusion in Europe. Exploring the youth stories and policy analysis, this seminar will involve policy and research experts from European a...
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The results of EXCEPT project introduced to representatives of Ministry of Social Affairs and Unemployment Insurance fund of Estonia

The results of EXCEPT project introduced to representatives of Ministry of Social Affairs and Unemployment Insurance fund of Estonia

18.01.2018
On 16th of January the EXCEPT team at Tallinn University invited representatives of the Ministry of Social Affairs as well as the Unemployment Insurance Fund to participate in a seminar to introduce the EXCEPT project findings. The invitation was well received and several high-level policy makers attended the event. The seminar started with the discussion of different methodologies developed to pr...
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EXCEPT researchers Jonas Voßemer, Michael Gebel, Olena Nizalova and Olga Nikolaieva published the article "The effect of an early-career involuntary job loss on later life health in Europe" in the journal Advances in Life Course Research

17.01.2018
Relying on detailed retrospective data from the third wave (2008/09) of the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) the paper investigates whether an involuntary job loss in the first 10 years after labour market entry has lasting negative effects on health more than 30 years later. The results show that an early-career involuntary job loss due to a layoff or plant closure increa...
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EXCEPT at Social Sciences info day "SSH in International collaborations"

EXCEPT at Social Sciences info day "SSH in International collaborations"

16.01.2018
Marge Unt from Tallinn University participated in the expert panel at the Social Sciences info day "SSH in international collaborations" that took place on 19th of December in Tallinn, Estonia. She introduced the EXCEPT project and participated in discussions about the future of SSH in the next Framework Programme. The event brought together research managers from Estonian Rese...
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EXCEPT results discussed at the final conference of NEGOTIATE project

EXCEPT results discussed at the final conference of NEGOTIATE project

15.01.2018
On 4th and 5th of December 2017 the NEGOTIATE project’s final conference titled ‘Scarred Youth – What can the EU do?’ took place in Norway House in Brussels. The two-day programme included different sessions and offered high level discussions with over 130 researchers, policymakers, civil society and youth who exchanged views and policy recommendations on how to tackle yout...
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EXCEPT at the largest economics conference in the world – 2018 ASSA Annual Meeting

EXCEPT at the largest economics conference in the world – 2018 ASSA Annual Meeting

15.01.2018
Olena Nizalova, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Kent, has presented the results of joint work with Edward Norton, University of Michigan, and Irina Murtazashvili, Drexel University, at the largest economics conference in the world - Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) Annual Meeting - in Philadelphia, USA. The paper titled "Does Past Unemployment Experience Explain the Transi...
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EXCEPT project calendar

EXCEPT project calendar

09.01.2018
The EXCEPT Polish team has developed a 2018 calendar promoting EXCEPT project! The calendars were sent to stakeholders including policy makers,  representatives from key employment services institutions, Warsaw University, schools in different cities of Poland, and members of the general public.
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EXCEPT researchers contributed to the book on European Youth Labour Markets

EXCEPT researchers contributed to the book on European Youth Labour Markets

08.01.2018
Magdalena Rokicka, Marge Unt, Kadri Täht and Olena Nizalova wrote a chapter titled “Youth Labour Market in Central and Eastern Europe”.  The chapter provides an insight into youth labour market trajectories specific to countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).   The first part describes the role of institutions in labour market transitions provi...
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EXCEPT published policy brief №4 Socio-economic consequences of insecure labour market positions

03.01.2018
EXCEPT Policy Brief№4 focused on the socio-economic consequences of unemployment and temporary employment. The EXCEPT research looked at short-, medium- and long-term perspectives. Different methodologies used in the research included Europe-wide social surveys, longitudinal surveys, desk research on public pension systems and expert interviews with scientific experts and business professionals. ...
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EXCEPT Policy Brief №3 is out!

03.01.2018
We are pleased to announce that EXCEPT Policy Brief №3 Autonomy is now available on the website It is devoted to EXCEPT findings regarding the association between labour market disadvantages and autonomy for young people across EU-28 and Ukraine. The situation was compared across countries and over time. This enabled the EXCEPT team to describe the moderating role of the: economic...
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EXCEPT at TedTalks in Italy

EXCEPT at TedTalks in Italy

14.12.2017
In October, Sonia Bertolini, Valentina Moiso and Rosy Musumeci from the Italian team presented EXCEPT findings during TedTalks organized by SISEC (the Italian Society of Economic Sociology) on occasion of the ‘Week of Sociology’. The presentation was based on the qualitative interviews with youth. The event took place at the theatre Espace of Turin and was video recorded.   ...
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