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Productivity Growth in Italy: A Tale of a Slow-Motion Change
Productivity is the main factor holding back long-term economic growth in Italy. Since the second half of the 1990s, productivity growth has been feeble both by historical standards and compared withExpand
Taxation and Labor Force Participation: The Case of Italy
Italy has the lowest labor force participation of women among European countries. Moreover, the participation rate of married women is positively correlated to their husbands' income. We show that aExpand
Taxation and female labor supply in Italy
AbstractItaly has the lowest labor supply of married women among EU countries. Moreover, the participation rate of married women is positively correlated with their husbands’ income. We show thatExpand
The Retail Trade Sector and the Food Industry in Italy
In this collection of papers we first analyze the evolution of the Italian food industry and the retail trade sector during the past decade (Chapters 1 and 2). Chapter 3 describes the structure ofExpand
Labor market and Schooling Choice: Italy vs US
The aim of this paper is to study the effect of labor market institutions on schooling choice. I introduce college decision in a search on-the-job model, where wage offers distribution depends onExpand
Economic impact of malignant mesothelioma in Italy: an estimate of the public and social costs.
BACKGROUND Despite their considerable interest for public health policies and for occupational disease management and assessment, the economic costs of asbestos-related diseases (ARDs) for societyExpand
Household Taxation, Fertility, and Labor Supply
We investigate the effects of the family tax splitting system on French households’ decisions to marry, have children, and participate in the labor market. The taxation system may affect all theExpand
2 Labor Market and Taxation System in Italy 2 . 1 Empirical Evidence
Within industrialized countries, labor force participation of Italian women is particularly low and characterized by a positive correlation to husbands’ income. In this paper, we show that, despiteExpand
Chicken or the Egg? Human Capital Demand and Supply
This paper discusses the apparent Italian paradox where human capital exhibits relatively low returns despite its scarcity. While a highly centralized bargaining system might explain wageExpand
Human Capital and Economic Opportunity: A Global Working Group Working Paper Series
Italy has the lowest labor force participation of women among OECD countries. Moreover, the participation rate of married women is positively correlated to their husbands’ income. We show that a highExpand
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