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Il rendimento del capitale sociale e del capitale umano per le giovani generazioni

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  • Centra Marco
  • Curtarelli Maurizio
  • Gualtieri Valentina
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    Young employees in Italy work frequentlyin jobs which do not compensate sufficientlythe investment in human capital made bythemselves. Such a phenomenon is due tothe characteristics of the labour demand, andalso to the information asymmetries existingin the labour market. This latest problem canbe overcome by the individual relying on his/her social networks. The article focuses onthe employed population aged 25-34, andillustrates results from a detailed analysis ofthe relationship between social capital, humancapital and income. The main findings show thatin Italy the social background of the individualplays an important role in placing young peoplein well-paid jobs, while those with modest socialorigins have to rely on institutional channels andare therefore placed in low paid and presumablypoor quality jobs.

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    Article provided by Carocci editore in its journal Economia & lavoro.

    Volume (Year): (2013)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 121-140

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    Handle: RePEc:caq:j950ix:doi:10.7384/73523:y:2013:i:1:p:121-140

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