Labour Market Areas: current development and future use: Rome 16 June 2017

The Italian National Institute of Statistics (Istat), organizes a one day workshop on development of Labour Market Areas (LMAs) and their use in Official Statistics with a focus on methodologies and international experiences. The workshop summarizes a set of initiatives promoted within the Eurostat Grant EU -TTWA method: improvements, documentation and sharing knowledge activities (http://www.istat.it/en/archive/182743) focused on European Labour Market Areas Development.

Workshop themes

  • Results of the use of the R-Package LabourMarketAreas: adaptation to national data and comparisons with existing models;
  • LMA quality indicators and methodologies for parameters selection;
  • Methodologies for the use of LMAs in Official Statistics: experimental applications in socio-economic areas and possible future deployment of LMAs.

Date and venue

The workshop will take place on 16 June 2017 in Rome, via Cesare Balbo 14 at Istat headquarter.