Gemma Scalise is assistant professor of Economic Sociology at the University of Bergamo. She studied Political Science and holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Florence. She has been Max Weber fellow at the European University Institute (EUI) from 2017 to 2019 and visiting fellow at the Max Planck Institute in Cologne (2019). Her research activities include labour market and welfare regulation, social investment policies, comparative political economy and the European multi-level governance. Among her recent publications: "The political economy of policy ideas. The European Strategy of Active inclusion in context" (Palgrave Macmillan,2020); "Industrial relations and migrants integration in European cities: a comparative perspective, in Journal of European Social Policy (2020, with L. Burroni); "The paradox of everyday Europe: The crisis of the European project in the context of widespread transnationalism", in Partecipazione e Conflitto (2020); "The local governance of active inclusion: A field for social partner action", in European Journal of Industrial Relations (2019); "Policy failure in the triangle of growth: Labour market, human capital, and innovation in Spain and Italy", in South European Politics and Society (2019, with L. Burroni and G. Gherardini); "Social challenges for Europe. Addressing failures and perspectives of the European project" (eds., Il Mulino, with L. Leonardi).