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      Education and Skills 30 September 2014

      Apprenticeships for Everyone? An Assessment of Germany’s “Transition System”

      An increasing number of German youth are unable to access Germany's much lauded vocational training system due to increased competition and a shortage of spots. The German government has introduced the "transition system"– a collection of schemes aimed at providing young people a bridge between school and the vocational training system.

      by Bettina Kohlrausch
      Technology 19 December 2016

      Are Online Work Platforms Creating a Frictionless Global Labor Market?: Analyzing Data From the Largest Spanish-Speaking Freelance Portal

      Hernan Galperin and Catrihel Greppi analyze data from the largest Spanish-speaking freelance portal.

      by Hernan Galperin, Catrihel Greppi
      Migration 9 December 2018

      Chances for Young Refugees: On Access to Vocational Training and the Dynamics of Labor Market Integration in Germany

      Over one million asylum seekers and refugees entered Germany in 2015 and 2016 combined. Integrating them into the economy through vocational training and access to the labor market – through just jobs and appropriate forms of vocational training – is imperative both to their own survival and to the economic welfare of Germany

      by Philip Anderson
      Income and Wages 10 September 2015

      Statutory Minimum Wage Regulation in Europe: A Necessary Evil?

      This report gives an overview of current- minimum-wage setting mechanisms in European countries and looks more specifically at why statutory minimum wage is causing such controversies in some of the countries that have the strongest trade unions in Europe.

      by Line Eldring, Kristin Alsos
      Income and Wages 10 September 2015

      The Bumpy Road to a National Minimum Wage in Germany

      A key driver behind the introduction of the minimum wage was the erosion of the German collective bargaining system that began in the mid-1990s.

      by Claudia Weinkopf
      Others 15 July 2015

      Emerging From Debt, Creating Jobs: Lessons From Greece

      Sovereign debt and its sustainability is becoming a widespread concern. This report maps the four likely scenarios Greece faces, but these could very well be the choices other countries face in the near future.

      by Abhijnan Rej

      Just Jobs Index – Europe

      The European Union JustJobs Index is intended as a starting point to initiate a discussion and attract interest on policy issues related to jobs and creation of quality jobs in a European context. The availability of data in the European Union allows for the inclusion of more relevant indicators than in the global index, and provides an opportunity for exploring rich and valid insights into JustJobs performance using the EU JustJobs Index.

      by Tewodros Aragie Kebede et al.

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