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An application of the Structural Equation Modelling to the evaluation of public services supply
Carolina Raiola

Last modified: 2013-06-16


This paper analyzes the services offered by the Italian provinces with respect to the Labour market services, for the year 2009. The goal of the study is to analyze, through the Structural Equations Model (SEM), the existing relation between the socio-economic context and the level of service offered by the Italian provinces for these services. The variables used in the model derived were identified in data collected with the questionnaire “FP06U Economic Development Functions - Labour market services”, provided by SOSE and IFEL, and official archives, provided by the ministry of Education and ISTAT (Italian institute of statistics).

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