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Valerio De Stefano

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Valerio De Stefano is the BOFZAP Research Professor of Labour Law at Ku Leuven, Belgium, where he does research on non-standard employment, work in the "platform" (gig) economy, technology and fundamental labour rights. He obtained his PhD (2007-2011) at Bocconi, where, after his doctorate, he received a postdoctoral fellowship for four years (2011-2014). He was a post-doctoral member at Clare Hall College at the University of Cambridge (2013) and a visiting academic at the University College of London (2012) and, until 2014, he was an associate of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Milan. From 2014 to 2017, he worked as an officer of the International Labour Office (ILO) in Geneva.