Valentina Moiso

Im(provident)? Youth representations and coping strategies on pension system

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Keywords: Pension System; Financialisation; Atypical Work; Savings; Complementary Pensions.

The article explores the link between precarious employment and retirement in Italy, analyzing how it is addressed by young people working with atypical contracts and discontinuous incomes. Youth' representations, meanings and coping strategies are investigated through semi-structured interviews. The analysis is framed in the reforms that have changed the structure of the Italian pension system, combining public pensions with occupational and private plans. The effects of financialisation of pension system on the younger generations with low labour market attachment are discussed.

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