Policy Article

Youth Unemployment in Europe and the World: Causes, Consequences and Solutions


  • Görlich
  • D.
  • Stepanok
  • I.
  • Al-Hussami
  • F.
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In his Kiel Policy Brief the authors deal with youth unemployment as one of the very important and pressing problems for many economies. The current paper presents a definition of what youth unemployment is, and discusses the causes and consequences of the phenomena. It identifies solutions for this problem from various fields of policy such as education and training, active labour market policy, employment protection and tax policy.


Key Words

  • labour market
  • Youth unemployment

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