NEETs 1-Absents’ Barometer

NEETs 1 –“Absents’ Barometer”

Project: “Absents’ Barometer”: Detection, categorization and empirical grounding of policy proposals for tackling a new form of social vulnerability: The NEETs (Young People Not in Education, Employment or Training).

Note: All the key research data and findings of the Project have been published at the Social Data Network – So.Da.Net of the CESSDA (Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives –

  • Key Publications
  1. Papadakis, N. (ed.) (2013). Absents’ Barometer: NEETs (Young People Not in Education, Employment or Training) in Greece. Conference Proceedings. Athens: I. Sideris (in Greek).
  2. Drakaki, M., Papadakis, N., Kyridis, A. & Papargyris, A. (2014). “Who’s The Greek Neet? Neets’ Profile in Greece: Parameters, Trends and Common Characteristics of a Heterogeneous Group”. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 4(6), pp. 240-254.
  3. Kotroyannos, D., Lavdas, A. K., Papadakis, N., Kyridis, A., Theodorikakos, P., Tzagkarakis, S.-I., Drakaki, M. (2015). “An Individuality in Parenthesis? Social Vulnerability, Youth and the Welfare State in Crisis: On the Case of Neets, In Greece, Within the European Context”, Studies in Social Sciences and Humanities vol. 3, No 5 pp. 268-279.
  4. Papadakis, N., Kyridis A., Papargyris A. (2015). “Searching for absents: The State of things for the Neets (young people Not in Education, Employment or Training) in Greece. An overview”, Journal of Sociological Research, vol. 6, No 1, pp. 44-75.