Maurizio Ferrera

Professor of Political Science at the University of Milan and principal investigator of the European Research Council (ERC) funded research project Reconciling Economic and Social Europe (REScEU).

The lights from Porto: a small step towards a Social Union?

Some social federalists are disappointed: the Social Summit in Porto was downgraded to little more than a series of workshops, Angela Merkel only appeared online, the final declaration was tepid and the full endorsement of the European Commission’s Action Plan has been delayed to the June session of the European Council. However, there are reasons …

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What about an EU social card?

Maurizio Ferrera and Francesco Corti explain why they think an ‘EU social card’ is a good idea.

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