About

DSC_0222 (4)I am an Assistant Professor in Public Policy at the University of Leiden, Netherlands. My area of research is comparative political economy, where I focus on labour market governance, labour migration and political parties in Western Europe. My work has been published in academic journals such as the Journal of European Public PolicySocio-Economic Review, European Political Science ReviewGovernance, Social Policy and Administration and other outlets. My book “Social Concertation in Times of Austerity” was published by Amsterdam University Press in 2013. You can have a look at my publications and my profile on Google scholar and Researchgate.

Before joining Leiden University, I was a lecturer (Assistant professor) in the Department of Political Economy at King’s College London (2012-2015). I have held postdoctoral research fellowships at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne (2011-2012) and the European University Institute in Florence (Max Weber programme, 2010-2011). I have also been a visiting fellow at Johns Hopkins University (SAIS, Washington DC, 2011) and the University of Amsterdam (2008-2010). I earned my PhD in Politics at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) in June 2010. I grew up in Switzerland, hold Swiss and Portuguese citizenships, and speak French, Portuguese, Italian, German and Dutch, all with questionable accents.

I occasionally blog here and tweet here. My research has been reported in Science, the Times Higher Education, the New York Times, The NationSlate, El Paìs, and Mediapart. I have written for the Washington Post, the Daily Telegraph, CNN.com and Jacobin, and talked to BBC Radio, Radio Suisse Romande (in French) and TSF (in Portuguese), among others.

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