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Young people and work


Belgin Okay-Somerville

Dora Scholarios

Rosalind Searle

Daria Luchinskaya

Pauline Anderson

Scott Hurrell 

Young people, by virtue of age and limited experience, lack key resources relevant for securing work, particularly human capital, social capital and career capital.  Youth unemployment and underemployment are associated with multiple ‘scarring effects’, which are likely to be exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis.


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Young people

and work

Young people lack key resources relevant for securing work.

Inclusive youth employment

Good work opportunities help young people integrate into society.



Investing in one’s employability is particularly valuable for young adults.


youth work

Transition from unemployment can be worse for young people.

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