Open Conference Systems, 50th Scientific meeting of the Italian Statistical Society

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The NEETs during the economic crisis in Italy, Young NEETs in Italy, Spain and Greece during the economic crisis
Giovanni De Luca, Paolo Mazzocchi, Claudio Quintano, Antonella Rocca

Last modified: 2018-05-21


The recent economic crisis has further increased the socio-economic disparities across European countries. In particular, the levels of NEETS (young people Not in Employment, Education and Training) has resulted greater than before in European Mediterranean countries, more severely hit by the crisis. The aim of this paper is to analyze the peculiarities of NEETs in Italy, Spain and Greece in the years from 2007 to 2016 and verify if the introduction of the Youth Guarantee Schemes has contributed to decrease these high shares. To this aim, some econometric models have been applied to the Labour Force Survey data and Youth Guarantee Schemes effects have been tested using the Chow test.


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