Young people and the Great Recession: Variations in the school-to-work transition in Europe and the United States

  title={Young people and the Great Recession: Variations in the school-to-work transition in Europe and the United States},
  author={Ingrid Schoon and John M. Bynner},
  journal={Longitudinal and Life Course Studies},
This paper reviews evidence on young people in Europe and the US making the transition from school-to-work before and after the 2008 Great Recession. Taking a macro-level perspective, similarities and differences in education and employment experiences across different European countries are described, considering the role of different institutional support systems in ‘scaffolding’ young people’s transitions to independence. It is argued that the 2008 financial crisis brought with it… 

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