Studies in Labour Markets and Industrial Relations

Studies in Labour Markets and Industrial Relations


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In the last twenty years, Italy has undergone significant changes in the functioning of the labour market and industrial relations. This makes it an excellent case study for evaluating labour market practices and possibilities for reform. Studies in Labour Markets and Industrial Relations brings together leading Italian and European scholars to trace the evolution of labour bargaining and industrial relations from both a theoretical and empirical perspective.

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ISBN-13: 9781403908025
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 06/06/2003
Series: Central Issues in Contemporary Economic Theory and Policy
Edition description: 2003
Pages: 297
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

GIORGIO BRUNELLO Università di Padova, Italy
DANIELE CHECCHI Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
GIUSEPPE CICCARONE University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
CARLO DELL'ARINGA Università Cattolica del 'Sacro Cuore', Milan, Italy
CHRISTIAN DUSTMANN University College London, UK
RICCARDO FIORITO Università di Siena, Italy
MASSIMO GIANNINI Università 'Tor Vergata', Rome, Italy
CLAUDIO LUCIFORA Università Cattolica del 'Sacro Cuore', Milan, Italy
ENRICO MARCHETTI University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
RICCARDO MARSELLI Instituto Universitario Navale, Naples, Italy
PAOLO PISELLI Banca d'Italia, Rome, Italy
FULVIO ROSSI Confindustria, Rome, Italy
PAOLO SESTITO Ministero del Lavoro, Rome, Italy
MARCO VANNINI Università di Sassari and CRENoS, Cagliari, Italy

Table of Contents

Preface; M.Baldassarri Introduction; M.Baldassarri & B.Chiarini Inside the Black Box: Labour Market Institutions, Wage Formation and Unemployment in Italy; C.Dell'Aringa & C.Lucifora What is Behind Bargaining at Firm Level? An Empirical Investigation Using LISREL Techniques; D.Checchi & M.Giannini Firm-Level Negotiations, Collective Bargaining Structure and Decentralised Wage Setting; F.Rossi & P.Sestito Relative Wages in an Open Economy: The Post-War Italian Experience; D.Brunello & D.Checchi Trade Union Density and Wage Moderation in the European Monetary Union; G.Ciccarone & E.Marchetti What is the Impact of Unemployment on Crime Rates?; R.Marselli & M.Vannini Temporary Migration, Consumption and Labour Supply; C.Dustmann An Interpretation of the Solow Residual for the Italian Economy; B.Chiarini & P.Piselli The Paradox of Corporatism: Italy's Case; R.Fiorito

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