Socially and economically, Italy is two countries in one. While northern regions display a dynamic economy, well-integrated into global markets, southern regions still search for a route to economic development, social and political modernization. One critical consequence of this divergence is that southern unemployment rates are nearly 19 per cent whereas north-eastern industrial firms experience labour shortages.
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