Prof. Dr. Lucio Baccaro


 

Vita


 

 

Professional Background

since 09/2017
Director at the MPIfG
2009/01-on
Full Professor of Macrosociology  
Department of Sociology, Geneva School of Social Science, University of Geneva, Switzerland  
(deputy dean in charge of research since 2016/08)
Spring 2015
Visiting Professor  
Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Turin, Italy
Fall 2010
Visiting Professor  
Institute of Economic Sociology, University of Vienna, Austria
2006/01-2008/12
Maurice F. Strong Career Development Assistant Professor  
Institute for Work and Employment Research (IWER), Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT), Cambridge/MA, USA  
(on leave Fall 2007 and Spring 2008 at the International Institute for Labour Studies, where Baccaro was a Senior Quantitative Economist promoted to Associate Professor (without tenure) in the Fall of 2008)
2004/02-2005/12
Head of Research (ad interim)  
International Institute for Labour Studies, International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva, Switzerland
2003/01-2004/01
Research and Policy Development Specialist for the in-focus programme on social dialogue, labor law and labor administration  
International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva, Switzerland
2000/05-2003/12
Senior Research Officer  
International Institute for Labour Studies, International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva, Switzerland
2002/08-2002/09
Visiting Scholar  
Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany
1998/07-2001/07
Assistant Professor (tenure-track) of labor and human resource policy  
Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), Cleveland/OH, USA (on leave 2000-2001)
1994-1998
Instructor for industrial relations and human resource management  
Stoa' (IRI-MIT joint venture), Ercolano, Italy
1993-1996
Research and Teaching Assistant for industrial relations and political economy  
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge/MA, USA  
Prof. Richard Locke (research assistant on a variety of research projects leading to jointly-authored papers; teaching assistant for the course Managing People and Organizations in a Changing World Economy)
1991-1992
Research Assistant for industrial relations and employment policy  
Stoa' (IRI-MIT joint venture), Ercolano, Italy  
Prof. Tiziano Treu (coordinated a group of international scholars studying the relationship between industrial restructuring and industrial relations in the European steel industry)

 

Academic Education and Degrees

1993/09-1999/02
Ph.D. in Management and Political Science  
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge/MA, USA
 
Research fields: political economy, social theory, industrial relations
1993/01-1997/07
Doctorate in Labor Law and Industrial Relations University of Pavia, Italy
1996/06-1997/07
Visiting Scholar  
Istituto di Ricerche Economiche e Sociali (IHRES), Rome, Italy
1992/09-1993/05
Visiting Scholar  
Sloan School of Management,  
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge/MA, USA
1990/01-1991/04
Master in Business Administration  
Stoa' (IRI-MIT joint venture), Ercolano, Italy
1984/11-1989/07
Laurea in Philosophy, summa cum laude  
University "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy

 

Fellowships, Awards, and Honors

2015
Scholar in Residence Fellowship  
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany
2011
International Geneva Award for paper Pathology of Path Dependency? The ILO and the Challenge of "New Governance"  
Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS), Geneva, Switzerland  
(CHF 5,000)
2006-2009
Maurice F. Strong Career Development Chair  
Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge/MA, USA
2003
2002 Outstanding Young Scholar Award  
Industrial Relations Research Association (IRRA), Champaign/IL, USA
2001
Recipient of the Year 2000 Founder's Prize for paper Negotiating Pension Reform with the Unions  
Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE)
1999
Summer Research Grant  
Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), Cleveland/OH, USA  
(6,000 US$)
1997
International Dissertation Field Research Fellowship  
Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and American Council of Learned Societies, Brooklyn/NY, USA  
(15,000 US$)
1997
Field Research Grant  
Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge/MA, USA  
(3,000 US$)
1996
Graduate Dissertation Research Fellowship  
Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge/MA, USA  
(20,000 US$)
1996
Field Research Grant  
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge/MA, USA, and Istituto per il Commercio Estero, Italy’s Foreign Trade Institute, Rome, Italy  
(4,000 US$)
1995-1996
Yung Chen Memorial Fellowship Award  
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge/MA, USA  
(13,400 US$)
1993-1995
Full Graduate Fellowship  
Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge/MA, USA  
(full tuition and stipend)
1994
Field Research Grant  
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge/MA, USA, and Istituto per il Commercio Estero, Italy’s Foreign Trade Institute, Rome, Italy  
(4,000 US$)
1990-1991
Full Graduate Fellowship  
Stoa', Ercolano, Italy  
(full tuition and stipend)
1984-1989
Residenza Universitaria "Lamaro-Pozzani"  
Rome, Italy  
(full undergraduate fellowship)
1984
Alfiere del Lavoro  
(awarded annually by the President of the Italian Republic to the top 25 high-school graduates in the country)

 

Grants

2016
Post-Fordist Growth Models in European Political Economies  
co-principal investigator with Jonas Pontusson  
(CHF 575,219)
2014
Employment Effects of Different Policy Instruments  
co-principal investigator with Thomas Cottier  
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), Berne, Switzerland  
(CHF 1,959,540; 36 months)
2012
Understanding the Process of Deliberation: The Role of Facilitators, Content Themes, and Discursive Networks  
principal investigator  
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), Berne, Switzerland  
(CHF 172,874; 18 months)
2012
Liberalization: A Proposal for the Creation of an International Database  
co-principal investigator with Klaus Armingeon  
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), Berne, Switzerland  
(CHF 489,395; 36 months)
2011
Impact of Globalization on Opportunities for Human Development  
co-principal investigator with Jaya Krishakumar  
Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS), Geneva, Switzerland  
(CHF 162,884; 24 months)
2010
Deliberation, Discourse Quality and Attitude Change: A Proposal for a Field Experiment  
principal investigator  
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), Berne, Switzerland  
(CHF 304,612; 24 months)
2003
Social Dialogue Regimes:  
Worker Rights, Collective Bargaining, and Negotiated Policy Making in Developed and Developing Countries
 
principal investigator  
International Academic Network (GIAN), Geneva, Switzerland  
(CHF 248,800; 24 months)

 

Institutional Affiliations

since 2009
Member of the European Sociological Association
since 2004
Member of the Swiss Political Science Association
since 2000
Member of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE)
since 1999
Member of the International Industrial Relations Association
since 1996
Member of the American Political Science Association

 

Professional Service

2012-on
Member of FA ID/Sinergia panels  
Swiss National Science Foundation
2007-on
Co-coordinator  
Industrial Relations and Political Economy Network, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE)
2013-2016
Associate Editor  
British Journal of Industrial Relations
2009-2014
Executive Board Member  
Industrial Relations, Work, and Employment Network, European Sociological Association
2002-2011
Executive Council Member  
Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE)
2007-2010
Board Member  
Social Forces; Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica; Stato e Mercato; Quaderni di Rassegna Sindacale; Labour and Industry


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