A brief overview on the uneven impact of the Covid-19 pandemic upon employment

A brief overview on the uneven impact of the Covid-19 pandemic upon employment and the young NEETs: Evidence from Greek regions and sectors The Covid-19 pandemic is a proven multifaceted health as well as social crisis. The policy responses against the expansion of the novel coronavirus, regardless of their necessity in protecting the public health, have … Continue Reading

Baseline Study – Youth Employment

Baseline Study – Youth Employment in the 15+3 EU beneficiary countries of the EEA and Norway Grants “Fund for Youth Employment”. What is the youth unemployment rate? How many are the NEETs? What is the rate of young NEETs compared to general unemployment and the general population? What have been the policy responses up to … Continue Reading

Integrating female and migrant/refugee NEETs through the development of skills in social economy, resilient economic sectors and ICT

Presentation at the SCIREA conference: Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees through Education Lesvos, Greece 13-14.02.2020   ‘Integrating female and migrant/refugee NEETs through the development of skills in social economy, resilient economic sectors and ICT’   Michalis POULIMAS, Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Geography, University of the Aegean Dimitra GLENTI, PhD Candidate in Economic and Labour Geography, … Continue Reading

NEETs reduction policies in the European Mediterranean South: A possible way out?

Presentation at the conference: Geography in a Changing World (lesvos, Greece 07-09.04.2020)   ‘NEETs reduction policies in the European Mediterranean South: A possible way out?’   Effie EMMANOUIL, PhD Candidate in Economic and Labour Geography, Department of Geography, University of the Aegean Michalis POULIMAS, Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Sociology, University of the Aegean Ioannis PAPAGEORGIOU, … Continue Reading

Assessing the impact of policies for Social Economy on youth employment and NEETs: a view from the Mediterranean European Economic Area

Presentation at the conference: Geography in a Changing World (Lesvos, Greece 07-09.04.2020)   ‘Assessing the impact of policies for Social Economy on youth employment and NEETs: a view from the Mediterranean European Economic Area’   Athina AVAGIANNOU, PhD Candidate in Economic and Labour Geograohy, Department of Geography, University of the Aegean Ioannis PISSOUIOS, Lecturer in … Continue Reading

Youth Employment Fund – Baseline study preliminary results

Presentation at the  First Annual Thematic Seminar of Active Youth Projects (Brussels, Belgium 25-26.11.2019)   ‘BASELINE STUDYYouth Employment in the 15+3 EU beneficiary countries of the EEA and Norway Grants “Fund for Youth Employment”’   Ivan MARTIN, Associate Researcher, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona Stelios GIALIS, Assistant Professor in Economic and Labor Geography, Department of Geography, … Continue Reading

Capital Flows and Surplus Labour Force During Economic Crises: A Geographical Approach of the Antinomies between Centre and Periphery of the EU

Presentation at the conference: Research, Innovation, Competitiveness and Regional Development (Athens, Greece 21-22.06.2019)   ‘Capital flows and labour surpluses in times of recession: A geographical approach to the antinomies between the EU core and periphery’   George SYKAS, PhD Candidate in Economic and Labor Geography Department of Geography, University of the Aegean Konstantinos GOURZIS, PhD … Continue Reading

Social and solidarity economy among the cities and regions of Southern Europe: An outlet for NEETs?

Presentation at the conference: Research, Innovation, Competitiveness and Regional Development (Athens, Greece 21-22.06.2019)   ‘Social and solidarity economy among the cities and regions of Southern Europe: An outlet for NEETs?’  Athina AVAGIANOU, PhD Candidate in Economic and Labor Geography, Department of Geography, University of the Aegean Sofia KARAMPELA, Post-Doctoral researcher, Department of Geography, University of … Continue Reading