(18 April 2016) – A new report published by Eurofound provides an overview of the current start-up support measures targeted at young people, and highlights some key issues that require further evaluation.
Against a background of high youth unemployment, policymakers are paying more attention to encouraging young people to start their own businesses, and several Member States have introduced start-up support measures for young job-seekers. But what are the long-term impacts of these measures and how are they being evaluated?
This report provides an overview of the current start-up support measures targeted at young people, as well as other more general measures that have relevance for them.
It also reviews evaluations of the impact of selected start-up support measures.In doing so, it highlights some of the key methodological issues and limitations of the evaluation exercise.