Maurizio Ferrera is Professor of Political Science at the University of Milan and President of the Network for the Advancement of Social and Political Sciences (NASP). He has been a Visiting Professor at the EUI, University of California, Berkeley, McGill University, and the London School of Economics. In 2013 he was awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for a project on “Reconciling Economic and Social Europe: ideas, values and consensus”. Ferrera has been published widely in English, Italian and French and regularly writes on for Corriere della Sera. His most recent book is Rotta di collisione: Euro contro welfare? (Laterza, 2016).