Gender Unemployment Catching-up: Empirical Evidence from Italian Regions
We study the persistence of the gender unemployment gap in the Italian regions in the 1992-2009 period. Results from unit-root tests analysis with structural break suggest that the process of gender catching-up in the unemployment rates is occurring in most of the regions but at different pace. Our findings indicate that there is substantial cross-region heterogeneity and the resulting picture does not match with that of a Center-North and South-and-Islands dichotomy in the Italian labour markets.
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- Matteo Lanzafame, 2006.
"The Nature of Regional Unemployment in Italy,"
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