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The impact of institutions on Regional unemployment disparities

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  • Floro Ernesto Caroleo

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  • Gianluigi Coppola

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In this paper We explain the regional unemployment disparities in Europe using a set of institutional indicators trough an Econometric Panel data analysis. In particularly the aim of t he paper is to evaluate if the regional disparities in the unemployment rates are due to different economy structure and/or to institutional rigidity of national/regional labour markets. A Regional data set has been constructed in order to estimate the relationship between the unemployment rate, institutional factors, and some other variables that measure the regional productive structure(Amendola, Caroleo, Coppola, 2003).

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Paper provided by European Regional Science Association in its series ERSA conference papers with number ersa05p758.

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  1. Cristiano Perugini & Marcello Signorelli, 2010. "Youth labour market performance in European regions," Economic Change and Restructuring, Springer, vol. 43(2), pages 151-185, May.
  2. Carlo Maria Arpaia & Raffaele Doronzo & Paquale Ferro, 2009. "Computerization, accounting transparency and competitiveness of public administration: a regional analysis," Questioni di Economia e Finanza (Occasional Papers) 48, Bank of Italy, Economic Research and International Relations Area.
  3. Olga Demidova & Marcello Signorelli, 2010. "The Impact of Crises on Youth Unemployment of Russian Regions: An Empirical Analysis," Quaderni del Dipartimento di Economia, Finanza e Statistica 78/2010, Università di Perugia, Dipartimento Economia, Finanza e Statistica.

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