Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this paper or follow this series

L'Europa e le sue "raccomandazioni" perverse

Contents:

Author Info

  • Paolo Pini

    ()

Abstract

La crisi europea origina anche da una crescita delle disuguaglianze e dalle deregolamentazioni nei mercati finanziari, dei beni e del lavoro, che invece di curare il malato ne aggravano la malattia. "Austerità espansiva" e "riforme strutturali" sono i due pilastri di un Europa che ha perso la sua dimensione sociale e non persegue piu' crescita del reddito e dell'occupazione. Le "raccomandazioni" dell'Europa invece di contrastare gli effetti della crisi, producono un peggioramento delle condizioni economiche interne per ogni paese che le adotta. Quelle dedicate al funzionamento del mercato del lavoro in particolare producono una riduzione dei salari reali e del ruolo della contrattazione. L'idea cardine e' quella di allineare la dinamica dei salari nominali alla produttivita', mediante la contrattazione aziendale e individuale, riducendo il ruolo della contrattazione nazionale di settore ed eliminando ogni automatismo di recupero del potere d'acquisto del salario rispetto all'inflazione. English version The European crisis arises from the growth of inequalities and deregulations in financial, goods and labour markets, that do not treat the patient, but worsen the disease. "Expansionary Austerity" and "structural reforms" are the two pillars in the Europe which has lost its social dimension and does not pursue income and employment growth. The European Recommendations do not contrast the crisis, but worsen the domestic economic conditions in every country where they are adopted. In particular, those recommendations devoted to the functioning of the labour market produce real wage decreases and reduce the role of bargaining. The cornerstone is the idea of alignment the nominal wage dynamics to real productivity, stressing the role of firm and individual bargaining, decreasing the room for national contracts at the sectorial level and eliminating any automatism linking wage to inflation to maintain its purchasing power.

Download Info

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
File URL: http://out.economia.unife.it/uploads/dip_deit/quaderni/20140303.pdf
Download Restriction: no

Bibliographic Info

Paper provided by University of Ferrara, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 20140303.

as in new window
Length: 14 pages
Date of creation: 24 Jan 2014
Date of revision:
Handle: RePEc:udf:wpaper:20140303

Contact details of provider:
Postal: Via Voltapaletto, 11 - I-44121 Ferrara (Italy)
Phone: +39 0532 455006
Fax: +39 0532 205349
Web page: http://dipem.economia.unife.it/
More information through EDIRC

Related research

Keywords: Expansionary fiscal consolidation; European Economic Policy; Wages; Productivity; Bargaining;

Find related papers by JEL classification:

This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

References

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

Citations

Lists

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

Statistics

Access and download statistics

Corrections

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:udf:wpaper:20140303. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Alberto Benati).

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.