Intereconomics, Volume 51, March/April 2016, Number 2/pp. 79-86 DOI: 10.1007/s10272-016-0581-3 The dramatic impact of the 2008 crisis on the Italian economy led to policy responses including structural reforms and labour market liberalisation to reverse the worrisome output and employment trends. A key action by the Italian government, the evocatively named Jobs Act of 2014, has […]
Author Archive | Valeria Cirillo, Marta Fana and Dario Guarascio
The Isigrowth research on the Italian labor market reforms has just been published on Intereconomics – Review of European Economic Policy.
Building on studies on the impact of the Great Recession on the skill structure of employment (Card and Mas, 2016), this article investigates developments over the last business cycle (2002-2007 and 2007-2011) in 38 manufacturing and service industries of five major European countries (Germany, France, Spain, Italy and United Kingdom). We analyze how technology, education […]
L’Osservatorio sul Precariato dell’INPS ha fornito i dati di sintesi circa la dinamica del mercato del lavoro nell’anno 2015. Queste comunicazioni consentono di stilare il primo bilancio degli effetti del Jobs Act. Un bilancio degli effetti della decontribuzione per le nuove assunzioni a tempo indeterminato e dell’abrogazione dell’Articolo 18 che ha, di fatto, sancito la […]
This article explores the impact of innovation, offshoring and demand on profits and wage dynamics. The growing relevance of functional distribution in terms of explaining personal distribution underscores the importance of our results for understanding recent increases in inequality. The empirical analysis performed herein involves a panel of 38 manufacturing and service sectors over four […]
Pubblichiamo un post di Marta Fana, dottoranda in economia presso l’Istituto di Studi Politici di Sciences Po, Parigi; Dario Guarascio, assegnista di ricerca presso l’Istituto di economia, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa; e Valeria Cirillo, assegnista di ricerca presso l’Istituto di economia, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa
As a response to the 2008 crisis, most Southern European countries introduced labour market reforms with the aim to increase flexibility and competitiveness, in line with EU requirements. In Italy, Law 183 of 2014, evocatively named the `Jobs Act’, has introduced a deep change in industrial relations and labour market dynamics. Bringing to completion a […]