Short-term crisis - long-term problem? Addressing the youth employment challenge

Report that presents data on the context of long-term youth unemployment, why it might have been rising and what the consequences might be; considers the characteristics of the long-term unemployed, using secondary data analysis; presents the results of interviews with 28 young people who are long-term unemployed; reviews current policy and policy needs for the long-term unemployed; and provides recommendations for a six-point plan to bring down long-term youth unemployment.

Author: 
Neil Lee
Author: 
Paul Sissons
Author: 
Brhmie Balaram et al
Publisher: 
The Work Foundation
Published: 
2012
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