Christer Hyggen

Christer Hyggen is a senior researcher at Norwegian Social Research, Centre for Welfare and Labour Research at the Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences. He is currently Research Coordinator on youth unemployment in the Nordic countries by NORDBUK, the Nordic Children’s and Youth Committee funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers. His PhD in sociology is from the University of Oslo focused on issues related to unemployment, social security benefits and poverty in a life-course perspective. His current research is focused on high-school dropout, youth unemployment, transition from youth to adulthood and the processes of marginalization.

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