Alessio Bertolini is a Researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute for the project FairWork, where he is investigating platform work in the UK and Germany.

Before joining the OII, Alessio was a postdoctoral researcher of the project ‘Work on Demand: Contracting for Work in a Changing Economy’ ( headed by Prof. Ruth Dukes at the University of Glasgow. Within the broader project, Alessio had been investigating ideas and strategies used by different stakeholders and policy actors in the regulation of the platform economy in a comparative perspective.

Before joining the Work on Demand team, Alessio completed his PhD in Social Policy at the University of Edinburgh on the topic of comparative labour market regulations for non-standard workers in Italy and the UK. With a background in economics and policy studies, his area of expertise involves employment and welfare rights for non-standard workers from a comparative European perspective.

More broadly, his research and teaching interests include labour markets and social security policies and regulations. Both before and during his PhD, he was involved in several national and international research projects on the topic of labour market and welfare policies.

Research Interests:

Platform economy; labour market policy; employment precariousness; social security

Position held at the OII:

  • Researcher, February 2020 –



Integrity Statement

I conduct my research in line with the University's academic integrity code of practice.