Unemployment rates for teenagers and young adults have already been drawing attention since the Euro and financial crisis. The COVID-19 outbreak has lead to a new line of contortions in markets in many countries. Although the initial developments regarding official youth unemployment numbers were fairly diverse internationally. The unemployment numbers fell critically low and sharply in some countries.
During April-May 2020, 34 corporate executives and 480 young people from 11 countries from the EU and candidate countries participated in European Development Network Research.