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Labour Market Segmentation, Flexibility and Precariousness in the Italian North East

In: Non-Standard Employment and Quality of Work

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  • Giuseppe Tattara

    (University Cà Foscari Venice)

  • Marco Valentini

    (Tolomeo Studi e Ricerche srl)

Abstract

Since the late 1970s, inequality has been on the rise in a number of OECD countries. Many factors enter into the determination of income inequality: low-paid jobs, new flexible ‘non-standard’ patterns of employment, and unemployment. These factors play an important role in determining household poverty because they are only partially counteracted by the various government transfer programmes and social policies.

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  • Giuseppe Tattara & Marco Valentini, 2012. "Labour Market Segmentation, Flexibility and Precariousness in the Italian North East," AIEL Series in Labour Economics, in: Tindara Addabbo & Giovanni Solinas (ed.), Non-Standard Employment and Quality of Work, chapter 0, pages 149-172, Springer.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:aiechp:978-3-7908-2106-2_8
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-7908-2106-2_8
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    1. Bosio, Giulio, 2008. "Labour market transition in Italy: an empirical investigation," MPRA Paper 18901, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Andrea Ciccarelli & Rinaldo Evangelista & Elena Fabrizi, 2020. "How much (un)stable are new jobs in Italy? an analysis based on the work histories’ data," RIEDS - Rivista Italiana di Economia, Demografia e Statistica - The Italian Journal of Economic, Demographic and Statistical Studies, SIEDS Societa' Italiana di Economia Demografia e Statistica, vol. 74(3-4), pages 51-61, July-Dece.

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    Keywords

    Labour Market; Temporary Work; Labour Contract; Temporary Contract; Employment Spell;
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    JEL classification:

    • J08 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General - - - Labor Economics Policies
    • J63 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Turnover; Vacancies; Layoffs
    • J81 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Standards - - - Working Conditions

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