Ensuring High-Quality Job Creation from EU Funding Programmes

How Can the Best Practice of Horizon 2020 Be Better Integrated Into Other Programmes (ESF, Youth Guarantee, Globalisation Fund)?

Published in: EU Publications [April 2018]. doi:10.2861/551986

by Joanna Hofman, Matteo Barberi, Milda Butkute, Dovydas Caturianas, Martin Sacher, Sashka Dimova, Katherine Stewart

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This study examines four EU funds and programmes in how they support job creation and quality employment. It also assesses the methodologies and indicators used to measure job quality and it identifies lessons and recommendations to improve current practices.

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