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Complementarities between labour market institutions and their causal impact on youth labour market outcomes

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  • O'Higgins, Niall
  • Pica, Giovanni.

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The paper analyses theoretically and empirically the effects on young people’s labour market outcomes of two specific labour market institutions and their interaction: employment protection legislation and active labour market policy. More specifically, the paper examines recent policy reforms in Italy focusing on the impact first of the 2012 Fornero reforms of employment protection legislation and second on the initial impact of the EU-wide Youth Guarantee scheme introduced in Italy in March 2014. The paper also examines how these two policy reforms interacted.

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  • O'Higgins, Niall & Pica, Giovanni., 2017. "Complementarities between labour market institutions and their causal impact on youth labour market outcomes," ILO Working Papers 994974592502676, International Labour Organization.
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    Keywords

    youth employment; employment security; labour market policy;
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    • J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
    • J63 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Turnover; Vacancies; Layoffs
    • J68 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Public Policy

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