|Title:||Disconnected young adults in Germany : initial evidence|
|Authors :||Pfeiffer, Friedhelm|
|et. al :||No|
|Published in :||Schmollers Jahrbuch : journal of contextual economics|
|Publisher / Ed. Institution :||Duncker & Humblot|
|License (according to publishing contract) :||Licence according to publishing contract|
|Type of review:||Peer review (publication)|
|Subject (DDC) :||305: Social groups |
|Abstract:||Disconnectedness among young adults can have several dimensions. From a socioeconomic viewpoint, failure in school, unemployment and the lack of a partner are among the most important ones. In our sample of respondents to the SOEP Youth Questionnaire, approximately 13% of young people had been socio-economically disconnected at least once between the ages of 17 and 19. The percentage of disconnected young adults also rose from 2001 to 2008. We found evidence that an adverse family background is the most important variable affecting disconnection in young adulthood. Macroeconomic factors also contribute to socio-economic disconnection. Recessions are followed by increases in the share of disconnected young adults.|
|Departement:||School of Management and Law|
|Publication type:||Article in scientific journal|
|Appears in Collections:||Publikationen School of Management and Law|
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