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.
#AskTheExpert webinar 10 June: How are people living and working in the EU experiencing this pandemic?
News • Jun 05, 2020 14:00 BST
Join us on 10 June for a live #AskTheExpert webinar and Q&A with @MascheriniM and @MaryMcCaugheyEF about #COVID19SurveyEU findings to discuss why particular groups of people are feeling the impact more than others and explore the policy options to help address these challenges.
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.
News • Oct 10, 2016 15:34 BST
Très faible niveau de confiance et d’optimisme en France lors du confinement pendant l’épidémie de COVID-19
News • Jun 16, 2020 07:00 BST
Respondents in France recorded among the lowest levels of trust in institutions, including the European Union, national government, media, and police in Eurofound’s Living, working and COVID-19 online survey.
News • Oct 15, 2020 07:00 BST
Trust in the European Union was significantly higher among respondents in the July wave of Eurofound’s Living, working and COVID-19 survey than in April, with average trust in the EU exceeding trust in national governments.
Easing of restrictions sparked boost in mental well-being across Europe with largest increases for older people; but young people, unemployed cause for concern
News • Oct 08, 2020 07:00 BST
Mental well-being among people in Europe improved between the April and July waves of Eurofound’s Living, working and COVID-19 surveys, with the largest increases among those aged 50 and over.
News • Oct 01, 2020 07:00 BST
Approximately 40% of paid hours worked by employees were performed from home during the COVID-19 crisis, showing the magnitude of change that has taken place with regards to working life in just six months, and the now paramount importance of telework to Europe’s broader economy.
News • May 19, 2020 07:00 BST
People in Italy reported both the third lowest optimism for the future, and fourth lowest mental well-being, in the EU in Eurofound’s Living, working and COVID-19 online survey. The survey amassed over 85,000 responses in April, including 2,676 from Italy.
News • May 25, 2020 07:00 BST
People in the EU aged 18-34 report being more likely to feel depressed, lonely, and anxious than those aged 35 and over. They also indicate lower levels of resilience in dealing with problems in life.