Disadvantaged Workers

Empirical Evidence and Labour Policies

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ISBN: 978-3-319-04375-3 (Print) 978-3-319-04376-0 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-7

    Introduction

  3. People with disabilities in the Labour Market

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-9

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      Pages 11-29

      Disability and Work: Empirical Evidence from Italy

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      Pages 31-48

      The Dynamics of Disability and Labour Force Participation in Italy

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      Pages 49-63

      Hiring Workers with Disabilities When a Quota Requirement Exists: The Relevance of Firm’s Size

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      Pages 65-91

      Sheltered Employment Centres and Labour Market Integration of People with Disabilities: A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation Using Spanish Data

  4. Young Workers in the Labour Market

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-120

      Temporary Contracts and Young Workers’ Job Satisfaction in Italy

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      Pages 121-148

      Youth Unemployment: Key Determinants and the Impact of Crises

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      Pages 149-179

      Characteristics of Parents and the Unemployment Duration of their Offspring. Evidence from Italy

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      Chapter

      Pages 181-202

      Youth Employment in Africa: New Evidence and Policies from Swaziland

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      Chapter

      Pages 203-228

      Understanding the Drivers of the Youth Labour Market in Kenya

  5. Women, Migrants and Long-Term Unemployed

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 229-229

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      Chapter

      Pages 231-256

      Disadvantaged Workers in the Italian Labour Market: Gender and Regional Gaps

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      Pages 257-276

      Can the Crisis be an Opportunity for Women?

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      Chapter

      Pages 277-295

      Differences Between Spanish and Foreign Workers in the Duration of Workplace Accident Leave: A Stochastic Frontier Analysis

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      Pages 297-320

      Duration of Joblessness and Long-term Unemployment: Is Duration as Long as Official Statistics Say?