What are the determinants of women’s economic insecurity? Are they changing across different cities in Europe? These are the two main questions behind the article published in European Societies and authored with C. Ranci and K. Kasearu  “Women at risk: the impact of labour-market participation, education and household structure on the economic vulnerability of women through Europe“.

Empirical results stems from the primary data collection which has been conducted in several cities across Europe, under the EU Funded project FLOWS. In each cities, there were 800 interviewed women in working age (25-64 years old); in the article, we analyzed how the index of economic insecurity might vary in terms of household composition, presence of partner/children, type of occupational integration in the labour market. Cities clustered in base of the different configuration of factors that determine an higher risk of economic insecurity and which are changing for single and women in couple.

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