Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Stephan Danninger , Alberto Alesina , and Massimo Rostagno
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 1999
Keywords: Italy, Public sector, Public Employment, Redistribution of Income, Public Policy and Economic Behavior of Agents, employment, unemployment, work experience, job search
This paper examines the regional distribution of public employment in Italy and documents two sets of facts. The first is the use of public employment as a subsidy from the North to the less wealthy South. We calcu...