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Title: Young people and the great recession
Authors: Bell, David
Blanchflower, David
Contact Email: david.blanchflower@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: youth unemployment
active labour market policy
Great Recession
well-being
health status
job satisfaction
scarring
Issue Date: Jun-2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP) for the Oxford Review of Economic Policy
Citation: Bell D & Blanchflower D (2011) Young people and the great recession, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 27 (2), pp. 241-267.
Abstract: This article reviews the effects of the Great Recession on youth labour markets. We argue that young people aged 16-24 have suffered disproportionately during the recession. Using the USA and UK as case studies, we analyse youth unemployment using micro-data. We find that there is convincing evidence that the effects of unemployment when young impose costs on individuals and society well into the future. Although the effects of current policies on youth unemployment are uncertain, there is still a strong case for policy intervention to address the difficulties that the young are having in accessing employment.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/10153
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/grr011
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Affiliation: Economics
Economics

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