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.
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
The new Italian Jobs Act brings to completion a process of decimation of workers’ rights and protections which began in the 1990s.
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 […]