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Social Exclusion. Short and Long Term Causes and Consequences

Edited by Giuliana Parodi () and Dario Sciulli ()

in AIEL Series in Labour Economics from AIEL - Associazione Italiana Economisti del Lavoro

Abstract: This book provides a panoramic approach to social exclusion, with emphasis on structural causes (education, health, accidents) and on short term causes connected with the crisis which started in 2008. The picture emerging, based on econometric analysis, is that the crisis has widened the risk of social exclusion, from the structural groups, like disabled people and formerly convicted people, to other groups, like the young, unemployed, low skilled workers and immigrants, in terms of income, poverty, health, unemployment, transition between occupational statuses, participation, leading to a widening of socio-economic duality. It has also been stressed the relevance of definitions of socio-economic outcomes for the evaluation of the crisis, and their consequences to define interventions to fight socio-economic effects of the economic downturn. The adequacy of welfare policies to cope with social exclusion, especially during a crisis, has been called into question.

Keywords: Disadvantaged groups; Economic crisis; Labour market; Poverty; Social exclusion. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I32 J14 J24 J60 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
ISBN: 978-3-7908-2771-2.
Note: Published by Physica-Verlag Heidelberg.
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Chapters in this book:

Ch 1 Health, Lifestyle and Growth , pp 17-34 Downloads
Gianluigi Coppola
Ch 1 Introduction and Overview , pp 1-13 Downloads
Giuliana Parodi and Dario Sciulli
Ch 3 A Comparative Analysis of Literacy Rate in Contributing to Social Exclusion Insights , pp 35-66 Downloads
Edgardo Bucciarelli, Carmen Pagliari, Fabrizio Muratore and Iacopo Odoardi
Ch 4 Education and Socioeconomic Mobility in Post-Communist Countries , pp 67-91 Downloads
Alina Veraschagina
Ch 5 Analysing Industrial Accidents in European Countries Using Data Envelopment Analysis , pp 93-101 Downloads
Eugenia Nissi and Agnese Rapposelli
Ch 6 Social Exclusion and Offending , pp 105-125 Downloads
Roger Bowles
Ch 7 Disability and Social Exclusion , pp 127-148 Downloads
Peter Sloane and Melanie K. Jones
Ch 8 Civilian Disability Pensions as an Antipoverty Policy Instrument? A Spatial Analysis of Italian Provinces, 2003–2005 , pp 149-167 Downloads
Massimiliano Agovino and Giuliana Parodi
Ch 9 Measuring the Long Wave. Unemployment, Discouragement and Semi-Employment in Italy, During and After the Crisis , pp 171-198 Downloads
Leonello Tronti and Riccardo Gatto
Ch 10 Poverty and Unemployment: The Cases of Italy and Spain , pp 199-219 Downloads
Tindara Addabbo, Rosa García-Fernández, Carmen Llorca-Rodríguez and Anna Maccagnan
Ch 11 Labour Market Transitions During the Financial Crisis in Italy , pp 221-237 Downloads
Marco Lilla and Stefano Staffolani
Ch 12 Labour-Market Dynamics and Unemployment: New Scenarios in the Italian Economy , pp 239-264 Downloads
Carlo Lucarelli and Chiara Mussida

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