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Research team

Ylenia Curzi
Associate professor in Business Organization and Human Resources Management at the Marco Biagi Department of Economics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, where she teaches Organizational Forms and Planning  (in English) (Master’s in International Work Management and Relations) and coordinates  the Organization Theory course on the doctoral research programme in Labour, Development and Innovation. She was awarded her PhD in Business Sciences from the University of Udine and has been a visiting scholar at Cardiff Business School (Wales, UK). Her main research interests include organizational well-being, work-life balance, organizational regulation and digitalization of work, and the management and evaluation of work performance.

 

Livia Di Stefano
Research associate at the Marco Biagi Foundation, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, where she was awarded her PhD. She was a researcher at the Department of Political Science as the University of Bologna as part of the National Research Project on “New social risks and policy responses. The reconfiguration of the Italian Welfare State between supranational and sub-national pressures”. She specializes in the welfare state, social insurance and social safety net measures. Her main areas of interest include job flexibility, unemployment, outsourcing and production fluctuations, regulatory policies and techniques, collective bargaining, voluntary certification, the quality of work, and health and safety at work.

 

Noemi Miniscalco
Research associate in Public Law at the Marco Biagi Department of Economics at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. Assistant lecturer in Public Law and Public Law of Economics at the Marco Biagi Department of Economics, as well as in Financial Law at the Department of Law, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. Member of the Privacy Observatory at the Marco Biagi Foundation, and the IT Workshop on Law, Ethics and Technology at the Interdepartmental Research Centre on Discrimination and Vulnerability. She was awarded her PhD in Labour, Development and Innovation at the Marco Biagi Foundation, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. Her main research interests are personal data protection, with particular reference to the Internet of Things and self-driving vehicles, rights and new technologies, and the rights of foreign nationals.

 

Alberto Russo
Senior researcher in labour law and industrial relations at the Marco Biagi Foundation.

 

Olga Rymkevich
Senior researcher in labour law and industrial relations at the Marco Biagi Foundation. She was awarded her PhD in labour law at the University of St Petersburg, Russia. Her main fields of study are international and comparative labour law, atypical forms of work, migration policies, digital work, discrimination and privacy, and sports law. She has been a speaker at various seminars and conferences in Italy and abroad as well as the coordinator of various European projects. In addition, she is joint managing editor of the International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations (Kluwer Law International).

 

Iacopo Senatori
Senior researcher in labour law and industrial relations at the Marco Biagi Foundation. He was awarded his PhD in Labour Law and Industrial Relations at the University of Bologna. His main fields of study are the collective representation of workers, collective bargaining, information and consultation rights, corporate welfare and the legal and regulatory implications of the transformation of work. He is the author of a monograph and numerous essays, notes and comments on labour law and industrial relations, published in national and international journals and books, and has been a speaker at seminars and conferences in Italy and abroad. In addition, he teaches Labour Law at the School of Political Science at the University of Bologna, and Comparative Industrial Relations at Bologna Business School.