Massimiliano Mascherini is senior research manager in the Social Policies unit, where he leads new research on monitoring convergence in the European Union. Since joining Eurofound in 2009, he has designed and coordinated research in the field of youth employment, NEETs and their social inclusion, as well as on topics related to the labour market participation of women. Previously, he was scientific officer at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. He studied at the University of Florence where he majored in Actuarial and Statistical Sciences and then obtained a PhD in Applied Statistics. He has been visiting fellow at the University of Sydney and at Aalborg University. In recent years, he has produced a range of contributions for international peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings and policy reports.
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Press releases • Sep 23, 2015 10:00 BST
Eurofound’s new report 'Social inclusion of young people' gives an in-depth analysis of early Youth Guarantee implementation and reviews policies for social inclusion and participation in several Member States, and provides recommendations as to how to improve the levels of social inclusion of young people across the European Union.
News • Oct 10, 2016 15:34 BST
News • Oct 11, 2016 15:58 BST
Our new report explores the main characteristics and consequences of gender gaps in labour market participation. It finds that the estimated cost of a lower female employment rate was €370 billion in 2013, corresponding to 2.8% of EU GDP. This does not include the unpaid domestic work performed by women who are not active in the labour market.
Blog posts • Apr 17, 2018 15:00 BST
In this blog, originally posted in Social Europe, Massimiliano Mascherini looks at the enduring issue of long-term unemployment among young people. Despite considerable improvement in the labour market participation of youth in recent years, the legacy of the crisis is still visible in the substantial increase in the cohort of long-term unemployed young people.
Blog posts • Nov 04, 2016 11:00 GMT
In the following blog piece, Eurofound researchers Massimiliano Mascherini and Martina Bisello look in-depth at The Gender Employment Gap: Challenges and solutions report, and the collective responsibility to ensure that everyone in Europe has the freedom to participate in the labour market.