2nd prize of 2021 Eco Notepad competition for students
The economic shock triggered by the health crisis has significantly reduced the hiring of young people. Thanks to business support measures, the employment rate of the under-26s has been raised, but it remains low by international standards. We propose a second, complementary approach, aimed at limiting the labour supply of young people by encouraging them to further their education.
Chart 1: Pre-employment declarations for the under-26s, permanent and fixed-term contracts of over 3 months. Source: Chart from Dares, based on Acoss data on pre-employment declarations; Note: gross data adjusted for latecomers, ended at 30/04/2021