After twenty years and four reforms, we are still one of the world’s more rigid labour markets: a consequence of reforms that concerned only part of the workforce. One of the many (too many) things that we lack to be (at least) on a European level
Why do new technologies sometimes not stimulate productivity? And why is growing productivity not reflected in growing wages? Two paradoxes that economists have been puzzling out since the onset of computers
The pandemic has thrown a wrench into the plans of many workers, who now seem to be looking for a new balance between private life and their jobs. “We are facing a new phase”, says occupational psychologist Michela Vignoli.