Reimagining Care/Work Policies

Francesca Petrella is Professor of Economics at Aix-Marseille University in France, and a researcher at the Institute of Labor Economics and Industrial Sociology (LEST), where she co-leads the MA program on the management of third sector organisations. A member of several national and international research networks (including EMES, CIRIEC, RIUESS), she specializes in the social economy of France and Europe. A major focus of her work is childcare (especially in terms of governance, new public policies and instruments, and the privatization and commercialization of care).