First section (Prof. Pedersini)
-Baccaro, L., Howell, C. (2011), A Common Neoliberal Trajectory. The Transformation of Industrial Relations in Advanced Capitalism, in Politics & Society, vol. 39, no. 4., pp. 521-563.
-Bordogna, L., Cella, G.P. (1999), Admission, exclusion, correction: the changing role of the state in industrial relations, in Transfer - European Review of Labour and Research, vol. 5, no. 1-2, pp. 14-33.
-Hyman, R. (1997), Trade unions and interest representation in the context of globalisation, in Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 515-533.
-Palier, B., Thelen, K. (2010), Institutionalizing Dualism: Complementarities and Change in France and Germany, in Politics and Society, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 119-148.
-Pedersini, R. (2014), European industrial relations between old and new trends, in Stato e Mercato, no. 102, pp. 341-368, http://www.rivisteweb.it/doi/10.1425/78527
-Regini, M. (2003), Work and labour in global economies: the case of Western Europe, in Socio-Economic Review, 2003, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 165-184.
-Schnabel, C. (2013), Union membership and density: Some (not so) stylized facts and challenges, in European Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 255-272, http://ejd.sagepub.com/content/19/3/255.full.pdf+html
-Thelen, K. (2012), Varieties of Capitalism: Trajectories of Liberalization and the New Politics of Social Solidarity, in Annual Review of Political Science, vol. 15, pp. 137-159.
-Visser, J. (2013), Wage-bargaining Institutions - from crisis to crisis, April, European Commission, Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs, Economic Papers 488, http://ec.europa.eu/economy_finance/publications/economic_paper/2013/pd…
Second section (prof. Bordogna)
Olson M. (1965), The logic of collective action, Cambridge: Harvard Un. Press, ch. 1.
Olson M. (1982), The Rise and Decline of Nations, New Haven: Yale Un. Press, ch. 2.
Calmfors L., Driffill J. (1988), "Bargaining structure, corporatism and economic performance", in Economic Policy, April, pp. 14-47.
Hall P., Soskice D. (eds) (2001), Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage, Oxford: Oxford University Press, Introduction, pp. 1-68.
Streeck W. (1999), Competitive Solidarity: Rethinking the 'European Social Model, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Working Papers No. 8.
Bordogna L., Pedersini R. (2015), "What Kind of Europeanization? How EMU is Changing National Industrial Relations in Europe", in Giornale di diritto del lavoro e di relazioni industriali, XXXVII(2):183-230.
Bach S., Bordogna L. (2013), "Reframing public service employment relations: The impact of economic crisis and the new EU economic governance", in European Journal of Industrial Relations, 19(4): 279-294.
The exam aims at assessing the acquired knowledge and the capacity of applying this knowledge to cases of social and economic regulation of labour (like incomes and concertation policies, the regulation of public service employment relations, etc.).