The Generation Gap : Relative Earnings of Young and Old Workers in Italy

@inproceedings{Rosolia2007TheGG,
  title={The Generation Gap : Relative Earnings of Young and Old Workers in Italy},
  author={Alfonso Rosolia and Roberto Torrini},
  year={2007}
}
We describe the evolution of the relative earnings of young male workers and the evolution of the age-earnings profiles across cohorts over the last three decades. We draw on administrative records to document a significant deterioration of entry wages over the 90s in the presence of substantially stable experience profiles. We complement the analysis with the Bank of Italy's Survey on Household Income and Wealth and show that the opening wage gap between younger and older workers over the 90s… CONTINUE READING

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