I have been invited by the Huffington Post to give a comment on the recent change in family policy by the Italian government. In fact, the new populist government has decided to cut a cash transfer to families that opt for renouncing to the non-compulsory parental leave.
In the post, I raise the economic underpinnings of this choice, as women’s employment also affects the economic growth in general. In fact, if not for equality issue, favouring the participation of women to labour market is a matter of competitivity. My comments stem from the preliminary results of the VINE project.
Following my interview with eldiario.es, the Foundation Giangiacomo Feltrinelli has asked me to comment the data published by Eurostat and INES about gender, work and children. The article is entitled “Stiamo ancora parlando di donne e lavoro” and it has been published in the online journal La nostra città futura. (more…)
Margarita Leon and I have been interview by Ana Requena (journalist from eldiario.es) about new data published by Eurostat related to the gender inequality in labour market participation. (more…)
Fondazione Feltrinelli – a private foundation specialized on industrial relations, economic history and sociology of work – has asked me to comment an investigative report published on Espresso in 1973 “Diplomato, Laureato e poi Disoccupato” (High School, University and then Unemployed). (more…)
The science popularization portal InGenere has published a contribution of mine entitled “Per essere single bisogna vivere in Danimarca” (to be single, you have to live in Denmark). This article reprises the main results of the paper published in European Societies with C. Ranci and K. Kasearu, based on the primary data collected on women (25-64 years old) living in 11 European Cities during the EU Funded project FLOWS.