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Cristina Tajani

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Councillor for Labour Policies, Economic Development, University and Research, Comune di Milano

Cristina Tajani graduated in Economic and Social Studies from the Università Commerciale “L. Bocconi ” in 2003. In 2007 she received the title of Doctor of Philosophy in Labour Sciences at the State University of Milan discussing a model for the employment impact assessment of the introduction of temporary agency work in Italy.

She subsequently won a research fellowship at the Department of Work and Welfare of the State University of Milan. She was a scholar in industrial relations and political economy at the University of Milan, where she has also taught.

She was the Italian correspondent for EIRO (European Industrial Relations Observatory) between 2007 and 2009. She has participated in various universities and research centres’ research projects (University of Milan, University of Milan – Bicocca, Institute of Social Research, IRS). From 2003 to 2011 she was an official of the Camera del Lavoro of Milan, undertaking study assignments and research.

Since June 2011 she has been full-time Councillor for Labour Policies, Economic Development, University and Research for the Comune di Milano in the Cabinet of Mayor Giuliano Pisapia. She has published articles and short essays of scientific and trade union interest in national newspapers and magazines.

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