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Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Walter Müller and Markus Gangl


Compiles an integrated series of comparative empirical analyses of education-to-work transitions in European Union countries. Individual chapters describe the educational background of young people entering the labour market, address the scope of educational expansion over the past decades, and chart basic structures of transition patterns in European labour markets. Moreover, several chapters examine the role of individual qualifications, and also the impact of recent employment turbulences and structural change in the economy on school leavers' integration into the labour market. From these, ... More

Keywords: economic cycle, educational system, european Union, labour market entry, labour market regulation, school-to-work transitions, structural change

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Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780199252473
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2005 DOI:10.1093/0199252475.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Walter Müller, editor
Professor of Sociology and Director of the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research

Markus Gangl, editor
Senior Research Fellow, Social Science Research Centre, Berlin
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