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Stefano Gasparri

Phone: +44 (0)24 765 75819Stefano Gasparri


Room: 2.136

Profile (biography)

Stefano Gasparri joined the University of Warwick in September 2014 from ILR School, Cornell University, where he was Post-Doctoral Research Associate. He holds a PhD in Labour ad Industrial Relations Studies from the University of Milan.

Research interests

International and comparative employment relations; European welfare states and labour markets; trade unions; employment relations theory; work in the retail sector; global labour governance


Gasparri, S. (2017) Studying work in theory and practice: insights for a globalising academia from the IR trajectory in Italy. Industrial Relations Journal, doi: 10.1111/irj.12182.

Gasparri, Stefano and Regalia, Ida (2013), “Social partners' involvement in unemployment benefit regimes in Europe”, Comparative Analytical Report of the European Industrial Relations Observatory, available at:

Gasparri, Stefano (2014), “Le relazioni di lavoro”, in Semenza, Renata (eds), Il mondo del lavoro. Le prospettive della sociologia, Torino: UTET Universit´┐Ż, pp. 231-260.

Manuscripts in preparation

Gasparri, Stefano, “It takes two to tango, but the state plays the music. Sub-national governments and the revitalization of industrial relations within Italian malls”

Gasparri, Stefano, "Between movement and partnership. Union ideas and labor revitalization in Italian retailing"