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Youth Employment Bonus

Country of implementation
Spain
General short description of the innovation
The Youth Employment Bonus consists of an aid to insert young people with studies (University degree, Professional training or High-School obtained through the Andalucia Second Opportunity Scholarship) in the labour market. /
Target group
Youth
Policy Field
  • employment
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
The maximum time of application of this policy is one year for each beneficiary.
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: Temporary
  • Budgets: 7,000,000? for 2013 and 7,000,000? for 2014. The maximum quantity received by each beneficiary is 4,800? distributed in 12 monthly payment. These quantities may be increased through private entities contributions.
  • Number of intended beneficiaries: number of intended beneficiaries: 3,125 people
  • Spatial coverage: Regional
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
The main objective is to insert unemployed young people (between 18 and 35 years old) with studies in the labour market.
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
To promote the labour insertion of youth.
Nature of the innovation-long-term perspective
To promote the continuity of hired youth in the participant companies.
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • liberalisation
Type of innovation
  • new policy, practice or measure
New outputs
  • regulations of the labour market (Measures to the youth labour insertion)
Clarification of intended mechanisms, outputs and outcomes (optional)
The aid consists of a month payment of 480? for a maximum of 12 months, but the company must hire the beneficiary for at least 12 full-time months and with a contract for indefinite term. /
Intended target group
Unemployed youth (between 18 and 35 years old) from Andalucia with studies.
Working age population
  • care responsibilities (care for children [0-16/16+], for elderly or other family members) (Will be preferred people without incomes and with family responsibilities)
  • educational level (low/medium/high) (Medium/High)
  • employment situation (Unemployed)
  • family situation (married/separated/single) (Irrelevant)
  • income level (low/medium/high) (Low or non-existent)
  • main source of income: social protection (Unemployment benefits or without incomes)
Employers-private institutional actors
Companies, freelances and non-profit entities which participate in the programme.
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • regional government (Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment Department from Andalucia.)
Intended output
  • regulation of the labour market (Youth labour insertion)
Did the innovation have any outcome related to job quantity?
Non assessed yet
Clarification of outcomes in terms of impacting resilience and labour market inclusion
/ The measure will have an impact on the labour market resilience and inclusion if hired people remains in the company that hired them, but otherwise it is a simply way of delaying the labour inclusion of young people, because the monthly payment is symbolic (480? per month full-time). / / / /
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