The Great Recession had lasting effects on European labour markets, both in terms of employment levels and structure. Not only did employment rates drop significantly – taking years to return to pre-crisis levels, with some countries not fully recovered yet – but the crisis also accelerated structural change and generalised a pattern of job polarisation […]
About Martina Bisello, Vincenzo Maccarrone and Enrique Fernández-Macías
Martina Bisello has been a Research Officer with Eurofound since April 2014. She completed an International Doctoral Program in Economics. Enrique Fernández-Macías is a Research Manager in Eurofound. He holds a PhD in Economic Sociology from the University of Salamanca and his main research interests are job quality, occupational change and the division of labour. Vicenzo Maccarrone is a PhD student in Industrial Relations at the Smurfit School of Business. He holds an MA in Economics from the University of Torino and the Collegio Carlo Alberto. His research, funded by the Irish Research Council, focuses on the impact of the new European economic governance on the industrial relations of Italy and Ireland.