Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Angana Banerji , Huidan Lin , and Sergejs Saksonovs
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 21 January 2015
Keywords: Youth employment, youth unemployment, Okun&;amp;#x2019;s law, business cycle, labor market factors, labor market, labor, employment, General, Labor Force and Employment
The crisis has intensified what was previously a chronic unemployment problem in Europe; youth unemployment is now at unprecedented highs in some European countries. This paper assesses the main drivers of youth un...