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The lockdown experience in Italy

Kevin Bardosh sits down with Piero Stanig, Professor of Political Science at Bocconi University in Italy, to discuss his book, Lockdown Failure (Fallimento Lockdown). They explore the government response in Italy, the legacy of lockdown, and what to expect from the upcoming Italian government Covid Inquiry.

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About Piero Stanig

Piero Stanig (Ph.D., Columbia 2009) is Associate Professor of Political Science at Bocconi University. He was also a Visiting Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore (2022-2024) and Yale-NUS (2022-2023). Before Bocconi, he taught at NYU, the LSE, and the Hertie School of Governance. His research primarily focuses on two areas: the relationship between structural economic change and the realignment of electoral arenas in Western democracies; and the material drivers of environmental concern and environmentalist voting behavior. His work has appeared in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and Nature Climate Change, among others. He is the author, with Gianmarco Daniele, of Fallimento Lockdown (Bocconi Editore).

About Kevin Bardosh

Kevin Bardosh is the Director of Collateral Global, a UK-based charity dedicated to researching the global impacts of Covid-19 policy responses and helping the world better balance societal trade-offs during future health emergencies. He has worked in more than 20 countries on infectious disease control programs (including Ebola and Zika), authored more than 50 peer-reviewed publications and edited two books. He is currently an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health, University of Washington USA and an Honorary Lecturer at the Edinburgh Medical School, University of Edinburgh UK.

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