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22/08/2016

Cost–benefit analysis of remedial interventions for the long-term unemployed  (22/08/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-04-16-731-EN-N

Addressing long-term unemployment is one of the objectives of the European Network of Public Employment Services (PES), as defined in Art 2 of the Decision on enhanced cooperation between PES. In its work programme for 2015, the Network included activities addressing the role of PES in the area of long term unemployment including (at the request of the European Commission, EC), a working group on the integration of the long term unemployed.

This publication is available only in English in electronic format.

20/07/2016

Inferring migrations: traditional methods and new approaches based on mobile phone, social media, and other big data  (20/07/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-02-16-632-EN-N

This report addresses the question of whether it is technically, financially and legally feasible to estimate geographic mobility and migration flows in the European Union. The study reviews state-of-the-art methods to measure stocks and flows of migrants using traditional data sources but also new and innovative data sources such as mobile phone data and social media data. It finds that it is indeed feasible to estimate geographic mobility and migration flows in the European Union but that that it depends on several important factors such as access to data, legal obstacles and desired outcomes that are outlined in the paper.

20/07/2016

Duration of unemployment and self-perceived health in Europe  (20/07/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-04-16-541

This study highlights the strong relation between unemployment, especially long-term unemployment, and poor self-perceived health. It shows that unemployment increased bad and very bad self-perceived health in European countries between 2004 and 2013. The longer the duration of unemployment, the stronger is the effect on self-perceived health.  The study helps evaluate more comprehensively the impact of the crisis, (long-term) unemployment and inactivity on the health of individuals, thus showing that the labour market situation spills over into other important areas of public policy such as healthcare.

20/07/2016

The impact of unemployment on heart disease and stroke mortality in European Union countries  (20/07/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-02-16-631-EN-N

This paper examines the relation between unemployment and cardiovascular disease mortality in EU countries between 2000 and 2010. Two separate studies are summarized and highlight the increase in heart disease and stroke mortality rates as potential outcomes of the greatly extended unemployment rate during this period.

30/06/2016

Inclusive Business Creation - Good Practice Compendium  (30/06/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-01-16-314-EN-N

This compendium contains 20 case studies of public programmes in European countries that are successfully supporting business creation by people from disadvantaged and under-represented groups in entrepreneurship. The populations targeted by these programmes include youth, women, seniors, the unemployed, immigrants, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities. Each programme description details the programme’s activities and approach, assesses the challenges faced in development and implementation, and offers tips for successful transfer to other contexts.

This publication is only available in electronic format in English. German and French versions will follow.

25/05/2016

Practitioner’s toolkit to assist PES with the development of customer satisfaction measurement systems  (25/05/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-02-16-407-EN-N

This toolkit is intended to assist public employment services (PES) in designing and implementing their approach to measuring customer satisfaction. It provides concrete guidance and tools to develop customer satisfaction measurement systems from scratch or to review and refine existing systems.

25/05/2016

Measuring customer satisfaction with PES - Increasing PES effectiveness by meeting customer needs  (25/05/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-02-16-337-EN-N

This analytical paper aims to raise awareness of the wider concepts and developments relating to customer satisfaction and customer satisfaction measurement in publics sector organisations, particularly public employment services.

25/04/2016

Flexibility versus Stability - A difficult tradeoff in the Eurozone  (25/04/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-04-16-365-EN-N

Since the eruption of the sovereign debt crisis in the Eurozone, substantial efforts have been made to create a new form of governance for the Eurozone that will make the monetary union more robust in absorbing future economic and financial shocks. Much of the drive to adapt the governance of the Eurozone has been influenced by the traditional theory of optimal currency areas (OCA), which stresses the need for flexibility in product and labour markets. As a result, the Eurozone countries have been pushed towards structural reforms that aim to reduce the structural rigidities in product and labour markets. In this paper we ask whether this movement towards structural reform as part of the push for new governance is really going in the right direction. We will argue that this is not the case. The main reason is that the nature of the shocks that have hit the Eurozone does not correspond to the pattern of asymmetric shocks that has been identified by the OCA theory to require more flexibility. We will argue that what is needed in the Eurozone is not more structural reforms but a better mechanism capable of dealing with the classical boom and bust dynamics that are inherent to capitalism.

25/04/2016

Institutional moral hazard in the multi-tiered regulation of unemployment and social assistance benefits and activation  (25/04/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-04-16-363-EN-N

This paper studies eight countries in which the regulation of unemployment benefits and related benefits and the concomitant activation of unemployed individuals has a multi-tiered architecture. It assesses their experiences and tries to understand possible problems of ‘institutional moral hazard’ that may emerge in the context of a hypothetical European Unemployment Benefit Scheme.

15/02/2016

Marca la diferencia ¡Pásate por Drop’ pin y llegarás lejos!  (15/02/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-04-15-657-ES-C

El desempleo juvenil es alto en Europa. Muchos jóvenes necesitanayuda para entrar en el mercado laboral y empezar su vida profesional.Esa ayuda tiene nombre: Drop’pin.Drop’pin es el punto donde se comparten oportunidades de empleopara los jóvenes de Europa. Drop’pin trata de ayudar a los jóvenesa mejorar su empleabilidad y sus cualificaciones para salvar labrecha que separa la formación del primer empleo. Se trata dereunir a las organizaciones públicas y privadas que combaten eldesempleo juvenil.Drop’pin opera en dos niveles: por un lado, acerca a los jóvenesoportunidades de aprendizaje y formación en el trabajo; por otro,conecta a las organizaciones entre sí. En ambos casos, el objetivoes el mismo: movilizar y poner en práctica todas las ideas y recursosnecesarios para contribuir a mejorar la empleabilidad de losjóvenes de Europa.