Fifteen years of labour market regulations and policies in Italy: What have we learned from their evaluation?

TRIVELLATO, UGO; Department Of Statistics - University Of Padova And IRVAPP
During the last fifteen years a notable number of labour market interventions took place in Italy, under two main headings: new regulations and implementation of active and/or passive programmes. The paper reviews a fair number of subjectively selected impact evaluation studies published in the last ten years. The framework is provided by counterfactual analysis; preliminary, its barebones are sum up. The focus of the review in on two aspects. First, a blend of empirical and...