Until recently, youth unemployment had received relatively little attention in Poland’s policy-making circles. However, since 2008 the youth employment situation has deteriorated considerably, even though Poland’s general economic indicators stood out positively in the EU. And when one factors in that around one million youths migrated abroad, the situation is even worse. The Polish case [...]
About Michal Polakowski
Michal Polakowski is social and economic policies Coordinator and Co-foundeonomic policr at ICRA. He received his PhD at the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, Maastricht University, where he completed his doctoral dissertation on the transformation of social policy in post-communist countries. Michal also focuses on the relationship between economic development and social policy, historical and political considerations of the welfare state, institutional change and innovative research methods in social sciences.