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The Growing Challenge of Youth Unemployment in Europe & US: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Radha Jagannathan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529200102
eISBN:
9781529200140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200102.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book examines whether or not the youth employment strategies practiced in the high efficiency and expanding economies of the United States and Germany can be adopted successfully in the ... More


Conclusions and Policy Implications

Colin Crouch, David Finegold, and Mari Sako

in Are Skills the Answer?: The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294382
eISBN:
9780191685040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294382.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

On the basis of analysis of vocational educational training (VET) systems in the seven leading industrialized countries, general conclusions can be drawn about what kinds of institutional ... More


Educational Policy Actors as Stakeholders in the Development of the Collective Skill System: The Case of Switzerland

Philipp Gonon and Markus Maurer

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The historical development of Switzerland’s collective skill formation system is strongly interrelated with the structure and overall trajectory of the country’s political economic system. From early ... More


The Swiss El Dorado?: Education and Social Mobility in Twentieth-Century Switzerland

Julie Falcon

in Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610163
eISBN:
9781503611153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610163.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Until fairly recently little was known about trends in intergenerational social mobility in Switzerland and the mediating role of education in this process. With lasting high standards of living, big ... More


Introduction

Radha Jagannathan

in The Growing Challenge of Youth Unemployment in Europe & US: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529200102
eISBN:
9781529200140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200102.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter describes the youth labor market and identifies the key institutions responsible for the smooth functioning of this market. It provides a theoretical framework for the rest of the ... More


Acceptable Jobs and the Epidemic of Youth Unemployment in Southern Italy

Maurizio Caserta, Livio Ferrante, Radha Jagannathan, and Simona Monteleone

in The Growing Challenge of Youth Unemployment in Europe & US: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529200102
eISBN:
9781529200140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200102.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter, written by Maurizio Caserta, Livio Ferrante, Radha Jagannathan and Simona Monteleone, takes a labor economics perspective to paint a portrait of Italian youth, especially in the ... More


No Jobs, No Hope: The Future of Youth Employment in Spain

José L. Arco-Tirado, Francisco D. Fernández-Martín, and Radha Jagannathan

in The Growing Challenge of Youth Unemployment in Europe & US: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529200102
eISBN:
9781529200140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200102.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The chapter authors Jose Luis Arco-Tirado, Francisco D. Fernández-Martín, and Radha Jagannathan take an empirical perspective to the chronically high youth unemployment in Spain and provide details ... More


Vocational education and the integration of young people in the labour market: the case of the Netherlands

Jacques van Hoof

in Young people in Europe: Labour markets and citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345882
eISBN:
9781447304371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345882.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter describes the reform of vocational education and assesses its consequences for the position of young people in the labour market. It highlights institutional differences in the way VET ... More


Is India’s TVET System Responding to the Challenge of Rapid Economic Growth?

Santosh Mehrotra, Ankita Gandhi, and Bimal K. Sahoo

in India's Skills Challenge: Reforming Vocational Education and Training to Harness the Demographic Dividend

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199452774
eISBN:
9780199084555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452774.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Along with rapid output growth, structural changes are occurring in the economy. This chapter discusses those structural changes, and in the light these changes, estimates skill development needs for ... More


The Indian Vocational Education and Training System: An Overview

K.S. Rao, Bimal K. Sahoo, and Deboshree Ghosh

in India's Skills Challenge: Reforming Vocational Education and Training to Harness the Demographic Dividend

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199452774
eISBN:
9780199084555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452774.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter has two objectives. It describes the VET system in the country, pointing out how narrow is its coverage and limited its reach. It also presents the sampling method used and the tools of ... More


The Vocational Training System: An Employer’s Perspective

K.S. Rao, Shachi Joshi, A.K. Mathur, and Bimal K. Sahoo

in India's Skills Challenge: Reforming Vocational Education and Training to Harness the Demographic Dividend

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199452774
eISBN:
9780199084555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452774.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter profiles the enterprises in terms of size, by ownership (private or public), and so on. It is based mainly on findings from the primary survey of employing enterprises that took ITI ... More


The Skill Development System in India: A Reform Agenda

Santosh Mehrotra and P.K. Saxena

in India's Skills Challenge: Reforming Vocational Education and Training to Harness the Demographic Dividend

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199452774
eISBN:
9780199084555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452774.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Based on the findings of the book, as well as the literature reviewed for the book, this chapter presents a reform agenda for improving the employability of the products of the VET system. It not ... More


Virtual Environment Grocery Store

Thomas D. Parsons, Timothy McMahan, Patrick Melugin, and Michael Barnett

in The Role of Technology in Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190234737
eISBN:
9780197559543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234737.003.0013
Subject:
Computer Science, Virtual Reality

Neuropsychologists are increasingly being asked to determine whether a patient can return to work, classroom, or play (e.g., sports). A difficulty for the neuropsychological assessment of cognitive ... More


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