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Preferences for Social Inclusion: Empirical Evidence from Juvenile Rehabilitation in Italy

  • Martina Menon


    (Department of Economics (University of Verona))

  • Federico Perali


    (Department of Economics (University of Verona))

  • Marcella Veronesi


    (Department of Economics (University of Verona))

Social inclusion is a multidimensional phenomenon that involves social, psychological, political, and economic aspects of individuals’ life. While social inclusion is a priority of the European Agenda 2020, little is known about individuals’ preferences for social inclusion and their determinants. We investigate factors affecting preferences for social inclusion using a stated preference survey on juvenile rehabilitation. We show that ideological inclinations, concerns about crime, and altruistic motives play a significant role in explaining preferences for the social inclusion of juvenile offenders.

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Paper provided by University of Verona, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 18/2013.

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