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States of transition: youth unemployment in Europe and the US

A new report provides an international analysis of successes, failures and contrasts in youth unemployment, education and labour market policies.



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Gauging local attitudes to local identity and local powers

Our new report reveals that many English people feel very attached to their local area and have high levels of trust in local politicians and institutions.



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Putting justice before politics

As five men fight extradition to Rwanda in a London court, Andrew Wallis says it is time Britain got serious about securing justice for genocide survivors, which means sending the accused back to Rwanda or else trying them here in British courts.



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Watch shadow Cabinet Office minister Michael Dugher's speech on jobs and the English regions

The full speech was broadcast live from IPPR's London offices.



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States of transition: Youth unemployment, education and labour market policy in Europe and the US

States of transition: Youth unemployment, education and labour market policy in Europe and the US

This report analyses the youth unemployment problems of France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and the US, examining how the transition from education to full-time employment is managed in each country. Drawing from their successes, failures and points of difference, it identifies ways in which the process can be improved in all countries.

16 Apr 2014
Edited by Tony Dolphin
The future of England: The local dimension

The future of England: The local dimension

Looking beyond recent analysis focusing on Englishness and the politics of England, this paper investigates people's level of connection with local areas, their trust in local institutions and their appetite for more devolution of powers to the local level.

14 Apr 2014
by Ed CoxCharlie Jeffrey

Key publications

A job for everyone: What should full employment mean in 21st century Britain?

A job for everyone: What should full employment mean in 21st century Britain?

While it may seem uncontroversial to say that full employment should be one of the principal goals of UK economic policy in the 21st century, there is no firm consensus on what 'full employment' actually means: does it involve a low unemployment rate alone, or a low unemployment rate combined with a low rate of inactivity and high employment rate?

17 Jul 2013
by Tony DolphinKayte Lawton
New priorities for British economic policy

New priorities for British economic policy

Britain needs a new economic model, one in which government and the private sector work together to address the 'triple crisis' of stagnation, debt and imbalance.

13 Mar 2013
by Tony Dolphin

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Sights and sounds of the European Jobs & Skills Summit 2014

Check out our snapshot of all the goings-on at the first European Jobs & Skills Summit, held in London, 1 April 2014.

Key issues: European jobs and skills

Watch a short summary of the key issues underpinning unemployment and underemployment in Europe. This presentation was first given by IPPR director Nick Pearce at the European Jobs & Skills Summit 2014.

The full report is available for download at http://www.ippr.org/publication/55/12069/european-jobs-and-skills-a-comprehensive-review-2014

Keynote speech: Matt Hancock on vocational education, maths and technology

The skills and enterprise minister spoke at the European Jobs and Skills Summit 2014, hosted by IPPR and JP Morgan. He emphasised the importance of vocational education, mathematics and technology to both jobseekers and the British economy.

Keynote speech: Rachel Reeves on work and welfare

The shadow work and pensions secretary spoke at the European Jobs and Skills Summit 2014, hosted by IPPR and JP Morgan. She said her job was to ensure that when young people fall through gaps the social security system is in place to get them into work.

Work hard, pay into the system and uphold British values

64% of people surveyed by IPPR agreed that if migrants work hard, pay into the system and uphold British values then we should welcome them to the UK. Find out more about our fair deal on immigration at http://www.IPPR.org/fair-deal

Coming soon

Capital in the twenty-first century, with Thomas Piketty

Join IPPR and Thomas Piketty as he discusses his ground-breaking work, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, and its profound implications for politics and economics in the UK.

30 Apr 2014

Think Ahead: Meeting the workforce challenges in mental health social work

This event sees the launch of 'Think Ahead', an IPPR report which proposes the creation of a new social enterprise to help recruit and educate a new generation of mental health social workers.

06 May 2014

Childcare: A strategic national priority? Final report launch

This event sees the launch of IPPR's final report from our project 'Childcare: A strategic national priority?' IPPR will be presenting findings from the report that outlines not only a vision, but practical steps to move towards universal, affordable and high-quality early years provison.

21 May 2014

Home ownership: a national obsession?

This 'Ideas on the 3rd Floor' event will explore and discuss the rising demand for houses.

10 Jun 2014
 

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@CURDSNewcastle @guardian It's from research by Ed Turner at Aston Uni - not sure if it has been published as a paper www.aston.ac.uk/lss/staff-directory/turnere/

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IPPR

NEW REPORT 'States of transition' looking at Youth unemployment, education and labour market policy in Europe & US ippr.org/publication/55/12129/states-of-transition-youth-unemployment-education-and-labour-market-policy-in-europe-and-the-us

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SThompson20

Our collection of case studies on youth transition systems in Europe and the US is published today: ippr.org/images/media/files/publication/2014/04/States-of-transition_Apr-2014_12129.pdf @ippr

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TimAAFinch

Striking comparative stats cited in forthcoming @IPPR paper. Poles in UK= 550,000;Brits in Poland = 764. This why #freemovement a live issue

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