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dc.contributor.authorBell, David-
dc.contributor.authorBlanchflower, David-
dc.description.abstractThis paper focuses particularly on youth unemployment, why we should be concerned about it, why it is increasing again, how the present difficulties of young people entering the labour market differ from those of the past and what useful lessons have been learned that may guide future policy. We focus on Europe and USA, but introduce evidence from other countries where appropriate. Our analysis of the UK NCDS birth cohort data provides evidence supporting the notion that early adulthood unemployment creates long lasting scars which affect labour market outcomes much later in life. Our chosen variables are weekly wages and happiness. Our results show significant effects at age 50 from early adulthood unemployment. These affects are stronger than more recent unemployment experiences.en_UK
dc.publisherInstitute for the Study of Labour (IZA)-
dc.relationBell D & Blanchflower D (2011) Youth Unemployment in Europe and the United States. IZA Discussion Paper, 5673. Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA).-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion Paper, 5673-
dc.rightsPublisher allows this work to be made available in this repository. Published as Discussion paper 5673, 04/2011, by IZA available at:
dc.subjectscarring effectsen_UK
dc.subjectyouth unemploymenten_UK
dc.titleYouth Unemployment in Europe and the United Statesen_UK
dc.typeWorking or Discussion Paperen_UK
dc.type.statusPublisher version (final published refereed version)-
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