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The workforce aging and challenges for policy and for business. The case of Italy

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dc.contributor.author De Rose, Alessandra
dc.contributor.author Racioppi, Filomena
dc.contributor.author Checcucci, Pietro
dc.contributor.author Arezzo, Maria Felice
dc.contributor.author Polli, Corrado
dc.date.accessioned 2019-12-03T12:23:53Z
dc.date.available 2019-12-03T12:23:53Z
dc.date.issued 2019-11-14
dc.identifier.citation De Rose A., Racioppi F., Checcucci P., Polli C. (2019), The workforce aging and challenges for policy and for business. The case of Italy, in "Review of European Studies, Vol. 11, N. 4, p. 60-69 <https://oa.inapp.org/xmlui/handle/20.500.12916/575> en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1918-7173
dc.identifier.other 1918-7181
dc.identifier.uri https://oa.inapp.org/xmlui/handle/20.500.12916/575
dc.description.abstract Across Europe, the working age population is decreasing and aging . In this study, with reference to Italy, we analyze the main demographic trends underlying these processes. By using data from the continuous Labor Force Survey, we show the effects of the overall population dynamics on workforce age structure and its com position by professional activities and economic sector. We argue that the observed changes in the labor market are only partially due to demographic trends since they are strictly intertwined with the rigidity of the Italian economic system. We then illus trate the results of two sample surveys conducted among large and small medium Italian enterprises, respectively. The main result is that the Italian businesses are moderately aware of the aging process of their human resources, and only a few are worried about it. Only few larger companies are actively implementing strategies of age management in order to cope with the issue. Finally, we discuss the implications for the policy of the above results, also in the light of recommendations from the internationa l organizations. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Invecchiamento attivo en_US
dc.subject Invecchiamento della popolazione en_US
dc.title The workforce aging and challenges for policy and for business. The case of Italy en_US
dc.type Article en_US
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