Fabio Berton is Quantitative Policy Analyst on Impact Evaluation at the Joint Research Center of the European Commission and Associate Professor of Economic Policy (on leave) at the Department of Economic and Statistics, University of Torino. He is also Research Fellow at CIRET, IZA and LABORatorio R. Revelli. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Torino (2008) and a M.Sc. in Economics from CORIPE (2004). His research focuses on applied labor economics, and on labor market deregulation and temporary employment in particular. He is author of ‘The Political Economy of Work, Security and Flexibility’ (The Policy Press, 2012), of ‘Flex-insecurity’ (Il Mulino, 2009) –considered a cornerstone among the studies on labor market deregulation in Italy– as well as of many articles on national and international journals, including the Economic Journal, the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Economic Inequality and the British Journal of Industrial Relations. In 2007-8 he was visiting scholar at the Center for Labor Economics of the University of California at Berkeley.