Riccardo Salomone

Professore ordinario

Facoltà di Giurisprudenza

Via Verdi, 53 - 38122 Trento
tel. 0461 281803
riccardo.salomone[at]unitn [dot] it
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Riccardo Salomone 

is Full Professor of Labour and Employment Law.

He studied law in Italy and he earned his Ph.D. in Labour Law and Industrial Relations from University of Bologna. Salomone's research and teaching focus is on issues of labour law and employment law, civil service law and the law of the activating welfare state. He has participated as the Principal Investigator on several research projects funded by the European Union, MIUR and other authorities and foundations. He has extensive experience on public employment services, as well as on active labour market policies. He has currently focused his research interests on the study of social finance as a means for funding/supporting active welfare provisions.

Salomone has served on several advisory boards and policy committees providing his competence on active labour market policies. Among them, he has served on the Scientific Committee of the Italian Labour Reform (2014-2015). Since 2015 he is President of the Scientific Committee and of Agency of Work of the autonomous Province of Trento. In this position he has introduced several activation measures (some of them co-founded by the EU) to promote activation and reintegration into the labour market of unemployed workers and of vulnerable groups.

Salomone has participated as Principal Investigator in several research projects funded by MIUR (2006-2008: Principal Investigator - Prin/MIUR Programma di ricerca di rilevante interesse nazionale - “Lavoro, trans-nazionalizzazione della attività di impresa e tecniche giuridiche di riequilibrio negoziale”) and by the EU, that have resulted in many scientific publications with an high impact. He is now PI of the Jean Monnet Initiative - Projects - FIN4AWP - “Financial Innovation For Active Welfare Policies” (2019 - 2021), https://cjm.unitn.it/fin4awp. 

Salomone privileges the study of labour law from an interdisciplinary perspective. Among others he has participated in the EU project “Consumer over-indebtedness. Responsible lending and the insolvency of natural person: the need for a comprehensive reform to protect consumers in financial difficulty” (JUST/2013/JCIV), focusing his research on the relationship between over-indebtedness and labour law.