Call for Papers Thematic issue on "Labour Market: analysis, trends and new scenarios"


In the past two decades, there has been an increasing concern about the new job regulations and the financial-economic crises that have deeply modified the EU and Italian Labour Market yielding long economic recessions and/or a widespread unemployment in most regions. Furthermore, the most recent international events have further affected the stability of all EU economies with many consequences on the employment opportunities.

In the light of the above thoughts, this thematic issue seeks applied and methodological papers in any area of the labour market and the labour force research field.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Statistical methods for the labour force analysis
  • Labour market policies
  • Employment, unemployment, and transitions
  • Job demand and supply matching
  • Education, training and human capital
  • Fertility, migration and works

The call is for all works and research papers presented at the 1st Italian Conference on Economic Statistics held in Milan, University of Milano-Bicocca. but remains open to anyone else interested in submission. Submitted papers have to be original and not previously published or currently submitted elsewhere for journal publication.

Guest Editors

Statistica Applicata - Italian Journal of Applied Statistics is a green Open Journal that publishes the articles under the Creative Commons (CC BY) licensing agreement. Articles are indexed in the Scopus database. The Journal charges the authors neither for the submission nor for the publication of the accepted papers.

All submitted manuscripts will be peer reviewed, and they are expected to adhere to the standards of the journal. Authors are encouraged to follow the specifications and use the templates (MS-Word or LaTeX) available in “Authors Guidelines(see here).

During the submission procedure, specify in the field "Comments for the editor": Labour Market: Analysis, trends and new scenarios.

The deadline for paper submissions is September 1st, 2023.

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