Temporary Help Workers in Italy. Where Do They Come From and Where Do They Go?

  • Federica Origo
  • Manuela Samek Lodovici
Part of the AIEL Series in Labour Economics book series (AIEL)


Temporary help work is a quite recent phenomenon in the Italian economy, but its share of total employment has been continuously increasing since its formal introduction in 1997 (with law 196/1997, also known as the ‘Treu Package’, after the name of the Ministry of Labour who proposed it).


Labour Market State Dependence Relative Risk Ratio Temporary Contract Baseline Hazard Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Economics “Hyman P. Minsky”University of BergamoBergamoItaly
  2. 2.Istituto per la Ricerca Sociale IRSMilanItaly

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