The importance of investing in very young people

Luigi Pierfranco Campiglio

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


We provide economic arguments for a sharp increase of investment in very young people: we discuss intergenerational equity, equal opportunity, irreversibility and birth rate. We discuss the fundamental issue of political representativeness of youth and make a specific proposal.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGovernment, Governance and Welfare Reform. Structural Changes and Subsidiarity in Italy and Britain
EditorsAlberto Brugnoli, Alessandro Colombo
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • equity
  • opportunity
  • political representativeness
  • youth


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