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Margherita Bussi

Associate Researcher

Research Fellow, University of Brighton, UK
PhD in Political Science, University of Geneva
MA, Department of Political Science University of Bologna
BA, Translating and Interpreting, University of Venice

Margherita's recent research interests have touched upon active labour market policies at the European and local level. She has carried out various research projects on youth employment, educational and training systems, transition systems between school and the labour market in Europe and at the national level from a qualitative and quantitative perspective. Her research interests also include local welfare policies and their implementation processes from a theoretical and empirical approach. Recent works deal in particular with active labour market policies with a focus on young people (youth guarantee) in a comparative perspective and trade unions’ involvement in (active) labour market policies. She is currently working in the Horizon2020 project NEGOTIATE on early-job insecurity in Europe (

Areas of activity

School-to-work transitions, education and skills policies, labour market developments with a particular focus on active labour market policies and welfare institutions at the European and national level (Belgium and the UK)


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