The porpouse of this work is the analysis of occupational inequality into the couple of 35-50 years old. The focus on this target depends on the long permanence into formative system, consecutive late entry into employment, and to compare individuals with similar characteristics about life cycle. The analysis is focused on occupational condiction: occupation, economic sector, type of contract and income. The de Lillo and Schizzerotto classification (1985), reclaim by Meraviglia (212), is utilized to analyze occupational stratification. For this work are utilized data from latest Banca d’Italia survey (Bilanci delle famiglie italiane).
Keywords: Occupational inequality, occupational stratification, couples, secondary data analysis