PhD in Political Science, University of Pavia

Research Interests

Comparative political economy, European political development, European and comparative social policy, Empirical democratic theory, Methodology of the social sciences


Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Milan

Selected Works

  • The Political Economy of Work Security and Flexibility. Italy in Comparative Perspective (with F. Berton and M. Richiardi), Bristol, The Policy Press, 2012.
  • The Politics of Structural Reform. Social and Industrial Policy Change in Italy and Japan (co-edited with H. Magara), Chelthenam and Northampton, Edward Elgar, 2013.
  • Conditionality by other means: EU involvement in Italy’s structural reforms in the sovereign debt crisis, in Comparative European Politics, 2015, 13, pp. 77-92.