Maria Karamessini

Maria Karamessini
Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences · Department of Social Policy

Doctor of Economics

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March 1999 - March 2015
Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences
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Publications (48)
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Η μελέτη εξετάζει την περίοδο της αριστερής διακυβέρνησης στην Ελλάδα (2015-2019) από τη σκοπιά του φύλου και της ισότητας, εστιάζοντας στις οικονομικές εξελίξεις και στις πολιτικές που επηρέασαν τη σχετική θέση ανδρών και γυναικών στην αγορά εργασίας, τη συμμετοχή τους στην μη αμειβόμενη εργασία, τον κατά φύλο καταμερισμό (αμειβόμενης) εργασίας στ...
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The chapter compares the experience of prolonged austerity and its impact on gender equality in Greece and the UK, where austerity policies have prevailed for almost a decade. We take a brief look at the labour market outcomes for women and men since the financial crisis and particularly their evolution over the period 2012-2018, consider the initi...
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Το βιβλίο εξετάζει και αναλύει την εξέλιξη της πολιτικής συμφιλίωσης επαγγελματικής και οικογενειακής/προσωπικής ζωής στην Ελλάδα από τη γένεσή της στα μέσα της δεκαετίας του 1980 μέχρι σήμερα, εντός του πλαισίου της Ε.Ε. και υπό την επίδραση της ευρωπαϊκής πολιτικής ισότητας των φύλων. Στο βιβλίο επίσης αποτιμώνται η επιπτώσεις της πολιτικής συμφι...
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In the present chapter emphasis is given to factors explaining youth unemployment and inactivity in European countries. More specifically, the chapter analyses to what extent specific demographic characteristics such as gender, educational attainment, nationality, age, the region’s degree of urbanisation and parental education are good predictors o...
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The main objective of the present chapter is to map the extent and forms of early job insecurity during the crisis, using cross-sectional data and based on existing and new indicators. More specifically, this chapter examines the differences in early job insecurity across European countries before and during the crisis, utilising the available raw...
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This chapter presents an application of the non‐homogeneous Markov system theory to labor force participation providing a cross‐national, gender‐based comparison of labor market transitions among Southern European countries. It draws raw data from the European Union Labour Force Survey (EU‐LFS) from 2006 to 2013 to compare the distribution of trans...
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This chapter provides the estimation of youth transition probabilities from school to employment, unemployment and inactivity for all European countries using raw data from the European Union's Survey on Living and Income Conditions (EU‐SILC). It measures the input probabilities using the EU‐SILC data from 2006 to 2013. Replacing the European Panel...
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In the present paper the estimation of different indicators that can be used in order to capture the extent and forms of early job insecurity is studied. This specific matter has been receiving increasing research and policy attention throughout the two last decades. The present study proposes a new composite index for measuring the degree of early...
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Undoubtedly, there has been a growing demand for quantifying evidence on labour mobility, its trends across European countries, with a special emphasis put on the youth. The present paper proposes a new index of labour mobility, which can help researchers quantify “positive” movements or transitions between labour market states. The most commonly u...
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Το άρθρο αυτό αναλύει και ερμηνεύει τις παρεκκλίσεις των κοινοτικών οργάνων από την Ευρωπαϊκή Στρατηγική για την Απασχόληση (ΕΣΑ) κατά τη διάρκεια της τρέχουσας κρίσης ως αποτέλεσμα της εγγενούς αδυναμίας της ΕΣΑ να αναγνωρίσει την κυκλική ανεργία. Υποστηρίζει ότι αυτή αποδείχθηκε εντελώς ακατάλληλη στο να εμποδίσει την αύξηση της ανεργίας στην Ε.Ε...
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This chapter, published in 2015 and reprinted here, explores the comparative experience of women and men in eight European countries most affected by either the financial or the austerity crises and the challenges posed by the crisis for gender equality. It draws, for its theoretical framework and empirical evidence, on Karamessini and Rubery (2013...
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In the present paper the estimation of different indicators that can be used in order to capture the extent and forms of early job insecurity is studied. This specific matter has been receiving increasing research and policy attention throughout the two last decades. The present study proposes a new composite index for measuring the degree of early...
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It has been revealed that transition patterns differ considerably across Europe, showing a continuous decrease in the probabilities of remaining into full-time employment and an increase in the unemployment rates or unstable employment. This trend is more common for young people, as they are in a more disadvantaged position, facing much more turnov...
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The current economic crisis in Greece hasproduced a dramatic fall in male and femaleemployment and driven unemployment tohistorically unprecedented levels. This articlecompares gender differences in the labourmarket impact of the current crisis with thoseof the three previous recessions: 1974, 1980-83,1990-1993. We have found large discrepancies in...
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Greek translation of the book "Women and Austerity. Economic crisis and the future for gender equality" co-edited with Jill Rubery (Routledge 2014). The chapter on Greece has been updated to cover the period 2008-2014. Η ελληνική έκδοση του βιβλίου "Women and Austerity. Economic crisis and the future for gender equality" που συνεπιμεληθήκαμε με τη...
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Th e sovereign debt crisis in the Eurozone and increased pressures for ‘structural reform’ have led to a period of intensive change in labour market policy in Southern Europe. Examining the cases of Greece, Portugal, Spain and Italy, this article focuses on the security of labour market insiders, a key group in labour markets that is highly segment...
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The sovereign debt crisis prompted a period of institutional change in the South of Europe. Besides measures cutting public expenditure, Southern European countries were required to change to how they regulate the functioning of the labour market
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The article deals with the comparative experience of women and men during the current crisis in eight of the European countries most affected by austerity and the challenge that recession and austerity represent for gender equality. Short term reductions in gender gaps and the female employment rate have been a common trend in all countries but the...
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Although, during the current Greek crisis, male employment retreated much more than female employment, the gender unemployment gap remained remarkably stable. To explain this outcome we have analysed labour market flows by sex using descriptive statistics and counterfactual techniques. Empirical findings suggest that while men experienced more dram...
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This chapter examines the transformation of the Greek socio-economic model since the beginning of the 1990s, analyses the main drivers for change and evaluates its success/shortcomings in achieving high job growth rates, job quality and social cohesion while maintaining competitiveness.
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Current similarities among the four southern European EU Member StatesGreece, Italy, Portugal and Spainwith respect not only to labour market characteristics but also to the institutional arrangements that influence labour supply, utilisation and demand corroborate the concept of a distinctive southern European employment model. Its origins go back...
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The book is based on the first and only existing nation-wide research among 13,000 graduates from all Greek universities, which took place in 2004-2006.
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Résumé. Ces dernières décennies, tous les aspects du modèle social de l'Europe méridionale ont connu de profonds changements. L'évolution de la législation relative aux relations professionnelles, à la fixation des salaires et à la protection de l'emploi a contribuéà accroître la flexibilité salariale et du travail, et à limiter la segmentation du...
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Resumen. A lo largo de los últimos decenios han cambiado sustancialmente muchos aspectos del modelo social de Europa meridional. Los cambios acaecidos en las rela-ciones labor ales, la fijación de los salarios y las leyes de protección del empleo han aumentado por lo general los salarios y laflexibilidad laboral y han atenuado elfrac-cionamiento de...
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Over the past 20 years or so, the southern European model has undergone substantial change in every way. The changes in industrial relations, wage-setting and employment protection legislation have tended to increase wage and labour flexibility and restrict labour market segmentation. Changes within the welfare state have sought to improve labour f...
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This paper develops a heterodox analytical framework of wage determination and a new method of decomposition of the gender pay gap drawing on Marxian and feminist theories. The proposed framework utilizes two wage equations for the analysis of the gender gap: the first equation refers to average occupational wages and the second to individual wages...
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Labour market segmentation in Greece is a historical phenomenon linked to the gradual formation of internal labour markets in big companies between 1970 and 1985 and the process of informalisation of large parts of the industrial structure as a response of tiny firms to problems of competitiveness during the crisis. The fragmentation of internal la...
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Copyright Disclaimer: This report was produced as part of the work of the European Commission's Expert Group on Gender and Employment (EGGE) and was funded by the European Commission. The European Commission has granted permission for this report to be published in this website. The opinions and views expressed in this report remain the responsibil...
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Depui s le début de 2010, la Grèce est entrée dans la plus grave crise structu-relle de son histoire récente, déclenchée par l'éclatement de la crise de la dette. En tant que lieu de résolution des contradic-tions et des conflits d'intérêts de classe, la répartition des revenus a été remise en cause par la crise, ainsi que le compromis de classe qu...
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Greece has today the highest youth unemployment rate in the EU-27 while employment precariousness is disproportionately concentrated among young workers. Youth unemployment and employment precariousness are extremely high even among higher education graduates, generating a very long period of transition from education to work. Protracted transition...

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Projects (3)
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NEGOTIATE is a comparative research project that examines the long- and short-term consequences of job insecurity and labour market exclusion of young people in nine European countries (Norway, Germany, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Spain, Greece, Poland, Bulgaria). It will provide insights as to how the extent and the consequences of early job insecurity vary within and across countries and social groups. https://negotiate-research.eu https://forschdb2.unibas.ch/inf2/rm_projects/object_view.php?r=2993390&type=1