|Author (Person)||Riso, Sara|
|Author (Corporate)||European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)|
|Publisher||Publications Office of the European Union|
|Series Title||Eurofound Ad Hoc Reports|
|Publication Date||April 2016|
Against a background of high youth unemployment, policymakers are paying more attention to encouraging young people to start their own businesses as a means of easing their entry into the labour market. As part of the Youth Guarantee, launched in 2013, several Member States have introduced start-up support measures for young job-seekers.
However, these measures vary considerably in terms of their content, delivery and aims. This report provides an overview of the current start-up support measures targeted at young people, as well as other more general measures that have relevance for them. It also reviews evaluations of the impact of selected start-up support measures. In doing so, it highlights some of the key methodological issues and limitations of the evaluation exercise.
|Subject Categories||Employment and Social Affairs|
|Subject Tags||Labour Market|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|