Fabian holds a BA in Social Sciences from the Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Germany, and an MSc in Politics and Communication from the London School of Economics. His doctoral research at the OII is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the University of Oxford (Scatcherd European Scholarship).

Research Interests

Digital labour; gig economy; platforms; machine learning; infrastructures; power; qualitative methods

Supervisor at OII

Mark Graham


Journal Articles

Ferrari, F. & Graham, M. 2021. Fissures in Algorithmic Power: Platforms, Code, and Contestation, Cultural Studies. DOI: 10.1080/09502386.2021.1895250.

Van Doorn, N., Ferrari, F. and Graham, M., 2020. Migration and Migrant Labour in the Gig Economy: An Intervention. Available at SSRN.

Other Publications

Graham, M., Howson, K., Ustek-Spilda, F., Bertolini, A., Katta, S., Bertolini, A., Badger, A., and Ferrari, F. 2020. If platforms do not protect gig workers, who will? New Internationalist. April 23, 2020.

Ustek-Spilda, F., Graham, M., Bertolini, A., Katta, S., Ferrari, F., and Howson, K. 2020. From Social Distancing to Social Solidarity: Gig economy and the Covid-19OECD Development Matters. March 27, 2020.

Ustek-Spilda, F., Graham, M., Katta, S., Ferrari, F., Badger, A., Howson, K., and Neerukonda, M. 2020. The politics of Covid-19: Gig work in the coronavirus crisisRed Pepper. March 26, 2020.

Ustek-Spilda, F., Graham, M., Katta, S., Howson, K., Ferrari, F., and Bertolini, A. 2020. The Untenable Luxury of Self-IsolationNew Internationalist. March 18, 2020.

Ferrari, F., and Graham, M. 2019. Myth: Digital Work is Immaterial. In Bust-ed! The Truth About the 50 Most Common Internet Myths. In Kettemann, M. C., and Dreyer, S. (eds). Berlin: Internet Governance Forum. 146-149.

Graham, M., Ferrari, F., and Woodcock, J. 2019. Plattformökonomie braucht Mindeststandards. Der Tagesspiegel. Apr 15, 2019.