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Peer-reviewed articles

Picot, G. and Tassinari, A. (2017), “All of One Kind? Labour Market Reforms Under Austerity in Italy and Spain.” Socio-Economic Review, 15(2), 461-482. Available here.

Tassinari, A., Hadjivassiliou, K. and Swift, S. (2016), "Plus ça change...? Innovation and continuity in UK youth employment policy in the Great Recession", Politiche Sociali / Social Policies, 2/2016. Available here.

Picot, G. and Tassinari, A. (2015), “Politics in a transformed labour market: Renzi’s labour market reforms.” Italian Politics, 30 (1), pp. 121-140. Available here.

Non-peer reviewed articles

Tassinari, A. and Maccarrone, V. (2017), “The mobilisation of gig economy couriers in Italy: some lessons for the trade union movement.” Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research, 3/2017. Available here.

Book chapters

Hadjivassiliou, K., Tassinari, A., Eichhorst, W. and Wozny, F. (2018), “How does the performance of school-to-work transition regimes vary in the European Union?”, in O’Reilly, J., Leschke, J., Ortlieb, R., Seeleib-Kaiser, M., Villa, P. (eds) Youth Labour in Transition. Inequalities, Mobility and Policies in Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Picot, G. and Tassinari, A. (2015), “Politica e riforme del mercato del lavoro: il Jobs Act di Renzi”, in Hanretty, C. and Profeti, S. (eds), Politica in Italia. I fatti dell’anno e le interpretazioni. Edizione 2015. Bologna : Il Mulino, pp. 133-153

Working Papers

Hadjivassiliou, K.P., Tassinari, A., Eichhorst, W. and Wozny, F. (2016). Assessing the Performance of School-to-Work Transition Regimes in the EU. IZA Discussion Paper No. 10301, October 2016. Available at:

Hadjivassiliou, K.P., Tassinari, A. and S. Swift (2015). Barriers to and triggers of policy innovation and knowledge transfer in the UK, STYLE Working Papers, WP4.1/UK. CROME, University of Brighton, Brighton. Available at: 

Hadjivassiliou, K., Tassinari, A., Speckesser, S., Swift, S. and Bertram, C. (2015) Policy Performance and Evaluation: United Kingdom. STYLE Working Papers, WP3.3/UK. CROME, University of Brighton, Brighton. Available at:

Picot, G. and Tassinari, A. (2014), “Liberalisation, dualisation or recalibration? Labour Market Reforms Under Austerity, Italy and Spain, 2010 – 2012”. Nuffield College Working Papers in Politics, 2014-01.