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 Researchers at the MPI for the Study of Societies

Donato Di Carlo

Donato Di Carlo
Senior Researcher
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Paulstr. 3 | 50676 Cologne | Germany
Phone: +49 221 2767-534
Fax: +49 221 2767-555


Research Interests

State-centered comparative political economy and public policy; industrial relations and wage-setting systems; European economic governance; fiscal federalism and public administration

Selected Publications

Di Carlo, Donato. 2021. "Governing through Non-Enforcement: Regulatory Forbearance as Industrial Policy in Advanced Economies" Regulation and Governance, published online January 9, 2021.  
Di Carlo, Donato. 2020. "Understanding Wage Restraint in the German Public Sector: Does the Pattern Bargaining Hypothesis Really Hold Water?" Industrial Relations Journal, published online May 6, 2020.  
Di Carlo, Donato. 2018. "The Political Economy of Public Sector Wage-Setting in Germany and Italy." In Responses of European Economic Cultures to Europe's Crisis Politics: The Example of German-Italian Discrepancies, edited by Josef Hien and Christian Joerges. Florence: European University Institute, 48-62 (eBook).



Oct. 2020-present Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
2020-2021 Max Weber Fellow, European University Institute, Florence
2019-2020 Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
Sept. 2017-April 2018 Visiting Researcher, European University Institute (EUI), Florence
Oct. 2015-Sept. 2019 Doctoral Researcher, International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE), Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
Summer 2015 Visiting Researcher, Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University
2014-2015 Advanced Master in Public Policy and Social Change (MAPS), Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin
2013-2014 MSc, Political Economy of Europe, European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)


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