Training and Employment, n° 124, October 2016, 4 p.

Studying or working abroad: does it ease the education-to-work transition for young people in France?

Published on
24 October 2016

A period of living and studying or working abroad is generally regarded as an advantage for young people when they enter the labour market. And young people who go abroad during their final course of study do indeed enter the labour market on more favourable terms. However, this apparent advantage is in fact linked to the establishments they attended and the social milieus in which they grew up.

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Calmand Julien, Rouaud Pascale, Sulzer Emmanuel, Studying or working abroad: does it ease the education-to-work transition for young people in France?, Training and Employment, n° 124, 2016, 4 p. https://www.cereq.fr/en/studying-or-working-abroad-does-it-ease-education-work-transition-young-people-france