Fernanda Mazzotta is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Salerno. Her main research interests are: labour and social economics, youth unemployment, reservation wage, gender wage differentials and poverty. She’s member of the Research Centre of Labour Economics and Political Economy (CELPE). In addition, she has participated in several European research projects. Including Galca (2003) and Active Ageing: Evaluating active ageing policies in Italy (2010).