Publications

Books

Talking through the Crisis: Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations Trends in Selected EU Countries.
Talking through the Crisis: Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations Trends in Selected EU Countries.

Guardiancich, I. and Molina, O. (eds) (2017). Talking through the Crisis: Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations Trends in Selected EU Countries. Geneva: International Labour Organization.

Pension Reforms in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe: From Post-Socialist Transition to the Global Financial Crisis.
Pension Reforms in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe: From Post-Socialist Transition to the Global Financial Crisis.

Guardiancich, I. (2013). Pension Reforms in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe: From Post-Socialist Transition to the Global Financial Crisis. New York, Routledge.

Recovering from the Crisis through Social Dialogue in the New EU Member States: The Case of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia.
Recovering from the Crisis through Social Dialogue in the New EU Member States: The Case of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia.

Guardiancich, I. (ed.) (2012). Recovering from the Crisis through Social Dialogue in the New EU Member States: The Case of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia. Budapest: International Labour Organization.

Articles

La riforma del welfare in Italia a cavallo della crisi: cause, caratteristiche ed esiti.
La riforma del welfare in Italia a cavallo della crisi: cause, caratteristiche ed esiti.

Guardiancich, I. (2019). La riforma del welfare in Italia a cavallo della crisi: cause, caratteristiche ed esiti. Stato e mercato, 39(2), 249–270.

Tra disintermediazione e concertazione: la difficile alternanza del policy-making sulle pensioni in Italia.
Tra disintermediazione e concertazione: la difficile alternanza del policy-making sulle pensioni in Italia.

Guardiancich, I., & Natali, D. (2019). Tra disintermediazione e concertazione: la difficile alternanza del policy-making sulle pensioni in Italia. Stato e mercato, 39(2), 271–296.

The Kosovar Basic Old Age Pension as Universalist Exception amidst Clientelist Fragmentation.
The Kosovar Basic Old Age Pension as Universalist Exception amidst Clientelist Fragmentation.

Guardiancich, I. (2018). The Kosovar Basic Old Age Pension as Universalist Exception amidst Clientelist Fragmentation. SEER Journal for Labour and Social Affairs in Eastern Europe, 21(2), 237–252. 

Pensions in Italy: New challenges and old problems.
Pensions in Italy: New challenges and old problems.

Guardiancich, I., & Natali, D. (2018). Pensions in Italy: New challenges and old problems. Politiche Sociali, Social Policies, 5(3), 437–442.

Intergovernmental or Supranational Integration? A Quantitative Analysis of Pension Recommendations in the European Semester.
Intergovernmental or Supranational Integration? A Quantitative Analysis of Pension Recommendations in the European Semester.

Guidi, M., & Guardiancich, I. (2018). Intergovernmental or supranational integration? A quantitative analysis of pension recommendations in the European Semester. European Union Politics, 19(4), 684–706.

The Formal Independence of Regulatory Agencies and Varieties of Capitalism: A Case of Institutional Complementarity?
The Formal Independence of Regulatory Agencies and Varieties of Capitalism: A Case of Institutional Complementarity?

Guardiancich, I. & Guidi, M. (2016). The Formal Independence of Regulatory Agencies and Varieties of Capitalism: A Case of Institutional Complementarity? Regulation & Governance, 10(3), 211-229.

The ‘Leap’ from Coordination to Harmonization in Social Policy: Labour Mobility and Occupational Pensions in Europe..
The ‘Leap’ from Coordination to Harmonization in Social Policy: Labour Mobility and Occupational Pensions in Europe..

Guardiancich, I. (2016). The ‘Leap’ from Coordination to Harmonization in Social Policy: Labour Mobility and Occupational Pensions in Europe. Journal of Common Market Studies, 54(6), 1313-1331.

Slovenia: The End of a Success Story? When a Partial Reform Equilibrium Turns Bad.
Slovenia: The End of a Success Story? When a Partial Reform Equilibrium Turns Bad.

Guardiancich, I. (2016). Slovenia: The End of a Success Story? When a Partial Reform Equilibrium Turns Bad. Europe-Asia Studies, 68(2), 205-231.

A Statistical Evaluation of the Effects of a Structured Postdoctoral Programme.
A Statistical Evaluation of the Effects of a Structured Postdoctoral Programme.

Bessudnov, A., Guardiancich, I. & Marimon, R. (2015). A Statistical Evaluation of the Effects of a Structured Postdoctoral Programme. Studies in Higher Education, 40(9), 1588-1604.

Portability of Supplementary Pension Rights in Europe: A Lowest Common Denominator Solution.
Portability of Supplementary Pension Rights in Europe: A Lowest Common Denominator Solution.

Guardiancich, I. (2015). Portability of Supplementary Pension Rights in Europe: A Lowest Common Denominator Solution. European Policy Analysis, 1(1), 74-91. 

The Cross-Border Portability of Supplementary Pensions: Lessons from the European Union.
The Cross-Border Portability of Supplementary Pensions: Lessons from the European Union.

Guardiancich, I., & Natali, D. (2012). The Cross-Border Portability of Supplementary Pensions: Lessons from the European Union. Global Social Policy, 12(3), 300-315.

The Uncertain Future of Slovenian Exceptionalism.
The Uncertain Future of Slovenian Exceptionalism.

Guardiancich, I. (2012). The Uncertain Future of Slovenian Exceptionalism. East European Politics & Societies, 26(2), 380-399.

The Survival and Return of Institutions: Examples from Pension Reforms in Central, Eastern and South-eastern Europe.
The Survival and Return of Institutions: Examples from Pension Reforms in Central, Eastern and South-eastern Europe.

Guardiancich, I. (2011). The Survival and Return of Institutions: Examples from Pension Reforms in Central, Eastern and South-eastern Europe. West European Politics, 34(5), 976-996.

Pan‐European Pension Funds: Current Situation and Future Prospects.
Pan‐European Pension Funds: Current Situation and Future Prospects.

Guardiancich, I. (2011). Pan‐European Pension Funds: Current Situation and Future Prospects. International Social Security Review, 64(1), 15-36.

Pensions and social inclusion in three ex-Yugoslav countries: Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia.
Pensions and social inclusion in three ex-Yugoslav countries: Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia.

Guardiancich, I. (2010). Pensions and social inclusion in three ex-Yugoslav countries: Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia. Acta Oeconomica, 60(2), 161-195.

The New Pension Orthodoxy in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe: Lessons for Prospective Reformers.
The New Pension Orthodoxy in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe: Lessons for Prospective Reformers.

Guardiancich, I. (2009). The New Pension Orthodoxy in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe: Lessons for Prospective Reformers. Rivista Italiana di Politiche Pubbliche, 8(1), 5-31.

The Sustainability of Pension Reforms in Central, Eastern and South-eastern Europe.
The Sustainability of Pension Reforms in Central, Eastern and South-eastern Europe.

Guardiancich, I. (2008). The Sustainability of Pension Reforms in Central, Eastern and South-eastern Europe. SEER South-East Europe Review for Labour and Social Affairs, 11(2), 185-197.

Southeast European Pension Systems and Three Types of Reform Unsustainability.
Southeast European Pension Systems and Three Types of Reform Unsustainability.

Guardiancich, I. (2008). Southeast European Pension Systems and Three Types of Reform Unsustainability. Südosteuropa. Zeitschrift für Politik und Gesellschaft, 56(4), 480-502.

The Political Economy of Pension Reforms in Croatia 1991-2006.
The Political Economy of Pension Reforms in Croatia 1991-2006.

Guardiancich, I. (2007). The Political Economy of Pension Reforms in Croatia 1991-2006. Financial Theory and Practice, 31(2), 96-151.

Welfare State Retrenchment in Central and Eastern Europe: The Case of Pension Reforms in Poland and Slovenia.
Welfare State Retrenchment in Central and Eastern Europe: The Case of Pension Reforms in Poland and Slovenia.

Guardiancich, I. (2004). Welfare State Retrenchment in Central and Eastern Europe: The Case of Pension Reforms in Poland and Slovenia. Managing Global Transitions, 2(1), 41-64.

Chapters

The Politics of NDC Pension Scheme Diffusion: Constraints and Drivers.
The Politics of NDC Pension Scheme Diffusion: Constraints and Drivers.

I. Guardiancich, Weaver, R. K., Demarco, G. C. & Dorfman, M. C. (2019). The Politics of NDC Pension Scheme Diffusion: Constraints and Drivers. In Holzmann, R., Palmer, E., Palacios, R. and Sacchi, S. (eds): Progress and Challenges of Nonfinancial Defined Contribution Pension Schemes: Volume 2. Addressing Gender, Administration, and Communication. Washington, DC: The World Bank, 259-286.

Between Modern Design and Old Political Habits: The Kosovar Pension System under Threat.
Between Modern Design and Old Political Habits: The Kosovar Pension System under Threat.

Guardiancich, I. (2019). Between Modern Design and Old Political Habits: The Kosovar Pension System under Threat. In An, S., Chubarova, T., Deacon, B. and Stubbs, P. (eds): Social Policy, Poverty, and Inequality in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union: Agency and Institutions in Flux. Stuttgart: ibidem-Verlag, 145-166.

 The Changing EU
The Changing EU "Pension Programme": Policy Tools and Ideas in the Shadow of the Crisis.

Guardiancich, I. and Natali, D. (2017). The Changing EU "Pension Programme": Policy Tools and Ideas in the Shadow of the Crisis. In Natali, D. (ed.): The New Pension Mix in Europe. Brussels: PIE Lang, 239-265.  

Instability Despite Consensus. The Reversal of Private Pensions in Poland.
Instability Despite Consensus. The Reversal of Private Pensions in Poland.

Guardiancich, I. (2017). Instability Despite Consensus. The Reversal of Private Pensions in Poland. In Natali, D. (ed.): The New Pension Mix in Europe. Brussels: PIE Lang, 125-150.  

Comparative Overview: National Trajectories and Good Practices in Social Dialogue.
Comparative Overview: National Trajectories and Good Practices in Social Dialogue.

Molina, O. and Guardiancich, I. (2017). Comparative Overview: National Trajectories and Good Practices in Social Dialogue. In Guardiancich, I. and Molina, O. (eds): Talking through the Crisis: Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations Trends in Selected EU Countries. Geneva: International Labour Organization, 1-57.

Rebuilding Social Dialogue in Slovenia: A Complex Task for the Post-Crisis Period.
Rebuilding Social Dialogue in Slovenia: A Complex Task for the Post-Crisis Period.

Guardiancich, I. (2017). Rebuilding Social Dialogue in Slovenia: A Complex Task for the Post-Crisis Period. In Guardiancich, I. and Molina, O. (eds): Talking through the Crisis: Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations Trends in Selected EU Countries. Geneva: International Labour Organization, 233-256.  

Poland: Between Flexible Labour Markets and Defined Contributions.
Poland: Between Flexible Labour Markets and Defined Contributions.

Guardiancich, I. (2012). Poland: Between Flexible Labour Markets and Defined Contributions. In Hinrichs, K., and Jessoula, M. (eds): Labour Market Flexibility and Pension Reforms: Flexible Today, Secure Tomorrow? London: Palgrave MacMillan, 93-122.

Introduction.
Introduction.

Guardiancich, I. (2012). Introduction. In Guardiancich I. (ed.): Recovering from the Crisis through Social Dialogue in the New EU Member States: The Case of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia. Budapest: International Labour Organization, 1-18.

Conclusions.
Conclusions.

Guardiancich, I. (2012). Conclusions. In Guardiancich I. (ed.): Recovering from the Crisis through Social Dialogue in the New EU Member States: The Case of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia. Budapest: International Labour Organization, 133-137.

The Case of Slovenia.
The Case of Slovenia.

Guardiancich, I. (2012). The Case of Slovenia. In Guardiancich I. (ed.): Recovering from the Crisis through Social Dialogue in the New EU Member States: The Case of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia. Budapest: International Labour Organization, 95-131.

The Case of Poland.
The Case of Poland.

Guardiancich, I., & Pliszkiewicz, M. (2012). The Case of Poland. In Guardiancich I. (ed.): Recovering from the Crisis through Social Dialogue in the New EU Member States: The Case of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia. Budapest: International Labour Organization, 71-93.

Slovenian Social Policy in a Consensual Political System: The Dilemmas of a Delayed Transition.
Slovenian Social Policy in a Consensual Political System: The Dilemmas of a Delayed Transition.

Guardiancich, I. (2011). Slovenian Social Policy in a Consensual Political System: The Dilemmas of a Delayed Transition. In Stambolieva, M., and Dehnert, S. (eds): Welfare States in Transition: 20 Years after the Yugoslav Welfare Model. Sofia: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, 310-344.

Online articles

Anti-Capitalist, Illiberal, Eurosceptic: Three Puzzles of Post-Socialist Europe – Part III: Euroscepticism.
Anti-Capitalist, Illiberal, Eurosceptic: Three Puzzles of Post-Socialist Europe – Part III: Euroscepticism.

Guardiancich, I. (2017). Anti-Capitalist, Illiberal, Eurosceptic: Three Puzzles of Post-Socialist Europe – Part III: Euroscepticism. EUVisions Focus.

Anti-Capitalist, Illiberal, Eurosceptic: Three Puzzles of Post-Socialist Europe – Part II: Illiberalism.
Anti-Capitalist, Illiberal, Eurosceptic: Three Puzzles of Post-Socialist Europe – Part II: Illiberalism.

Guardiancich, I. (2017). Anti-Capitalist, Illiberal, Eurosceptic: Three Puzzles of Post-Socialist Europe – Part II: Illiberalism. EUVisions Focus.

Genesi, crisi e strategie di riforma del sistema pensionistico più semplice al mondo: il caso del Kossovo.
Genesi, crisi e strategie di riforma del sistema pensionistico più semplice al mondo: il caso del Kossovo.

Guardiancich, I. (2017). Genesi, crisi e strategie di riforma del sistema pensionistico più semplice al mondo: il caso del Kossovo. Menabò n. 56/2017.

Anti-Capitalist, Illiberal, Eurosceptic: Three Puzzles of Post-Socialist Europe – Part I: Anti-capitalism.
Anti-Capitalist, Illiberal, Eurosceptic: Three Puzzles of Post-Socialist Europe – Part I: Anti-capitalism.

Guardiancich, I. (2016). Anti-Capitalist, Illiberal, Eurosceptic: Three Puzzles of Post-Socialist Europe – Part I: Anti-capitalism. EUVisions Focus.

The Travails and Rebirth of Social Dialogue in the Post-Crisis EU.
The Travails and Rebirth of Social Dialogue in the Post-Crisis EU.

Guardiancich, I. (2016). The Travails and Rebirth of Social Dialogue in the Post-Crisis EU. EUVisions Focus.

Squaring European Workers’ Mobility with Occupational Pensions?.
Squaring European Workers’ Mobility with Occupational Pensions?.

Guardiancich, I. (2015). Squaring European Workers’ Mobility with Occupational Pensions? Policy & Politics Journal Blog.

The Downfall of Slovenia, and Why It Matters for Europe.
The Downfall of Slovenia, and Why It Matters for Europe.

Guardiancich, I. (2013). The Downfall of Slovenia, and Why It Matters for Europe. The Conversation.

Working papers

The Politics of NDC Pension Scheme Diffusion: Constraints and Drivers.
The Politics of NDC Pension Scheme Diffusion: Constraints and Drivers.

I. Guardiancich, Weaver, R. K., Demarco, G. C. & Dorfman, M. C. (2019). The Politics of NDC Pension Scheme Diffusion: Constraints and Drivers. Social Protection and Jobs Discussion Paper; no. 1927. Washington, DC: World Bank Group. 

Institutional Underpinnings of the Minimum Wage Fixing Machinery: The Role of Social Dialogue.
Institutional Underpinnings of the Minimum Wage Fixing Machinery: The Role of Social Dialogue.

I. Guardiancich and Artale, W. M. (2018). Institutional Underpinnings of the Minimum Wage Fixing Machinery: The Role of Social Dialogue. Geneva: International Labour Organization.

Social Inclusion during Retirement in Three ex-Yugoslav Countries: Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia Compared.
Social Inclusion during Retirement in Three ex-Yugoslav Countries: Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia Compared.

Guardiancich, I. (2012). Social Inclusion during Retirement in Three ex-Yugoslav Countries: Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia Compared. ERSTE Working Papers. Vienna: ERSTE Foundation, Fellowship for Social Research.

Survey on Social Dialogue and Pension Reform in Times of Crisis and Beyond: Slovenia.
Survey on Social Dialogue and Pension Reform in Times of Crisis and Beyond: Slovenia.

Guardiancich, I. (2012). ILO Survey on Social Dialogue and Pension Reform in Times of Crisis and Beyond: Slovenia. Working Paper No. 39. Geneva: International Labour Organization.

Institutional Survival and Return: Examples from the New Pension Orthodoxy.
Institutional Survival and Return: Examples from the New Pension Orthodoxy.

Guardiancich, I. (2009). Institutional Survival and Return: Examples from the New Pension Orthodoxy. ETUI Working Paper 2009. 08.

The EU and Supplementary Pensions. Instruments for Integration and the Market for Occupational Pensions in Europe.
The EU and Supplementary Pensions. Instruments for Integration and the Market for Occupational Pensions in Europe.

Guardiancich, I., & Natali, D. (2009). The EU and Supplementary Pensions. Instruments for Integration and the Market for Occupational Pensions in Europe. ETUI Working Paper 2009. 11.

How not to Implement: Hungarian Pension Reforms in an Institutionalist Perspective.
How not to Implement: Hungarian Pension Reforms in an Institutionalist Perspective.

Guardiancich, I. (2008). How not to Implement: Hungarian Pension Reforms in an Institutionalist Perspective (No. 110). TIGER Working Paper Series.

Research and policy papers

Organising and Representing Hard-to-Organise Workers: Implications for Turkey.
Organising and Representing Hard-to-Organise Workers: Implications for Turkey.

Molina, O.  & Guardiancich, I. (2018). Organising and Representing Hard-to-Organise Workers: Implications for Turkey. Ankara: International Labour Organization.

 Don’t Fix What Ain’t Broke I, Policy Brief. Options for Kosovo - Reform of Pensions Systems in Transition Countries.
Don’t Fix What Ain’t Broke I, Policy Brief. Options for Kosovo - Reform of Pensions Systems in Transition Countries.

Guardiancich, I. (2016). Don’t Fix What Ain’t Broke I, Policy Brief. Options for Kosovo - Reform of Pensions Systems in Transition Countries. Prishtina: Kosovar Stability Initiative.

Post-Crisis Social Dialogue Executive Summary.
Post-Crisis Social Dialogue Executive Summary.

Guardiancich, I. & Molina, O. (2016). Post-Crisis Social Dialogue Executive Summary. Geneva: International Labour Organization.

Survey of Research Funding for the Social Sciences in Europe.
Survey of Research Funding for the Social Sciences in Europe.

Marimon, R., Guardiancich, I., Mariathasan, M., & Rossi, E. (2011). Survey of Research Funding for the Social Sciences in Europe. Florence: European University Institute, Max Weber Programme, Academic Careers Observatory.

Scope of the Coordination System in the Pension Field.
Scope of the Coordination System in the Pension Field.

Ghailani, D., Guardiancich, I., Natali, D., & et al. (2011). Scope of the Coordination System in the Pension Field. Tender VT/2010/104. Brussels, Observatoire social européen.

Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom. Current Pension System: First Assessment of Reform Outcomes and Output.
Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom. Current Pension System: First Assessment of Reform Outcomes and Output.

Guardiancich, I. 2009/2010. Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom. Current Pension System: First Assessment of Reform Outcomes and Output. Research Project “Assurer un pension adéquat dans un contexte européen”. Supported by the SPF Sécurité Sociale. Brussels, Observatoire social européen.

Newspaper articles

Kratka zgodovina slovenskega zatona.
Kratka zgodovina slovenskega zatona.

Guardiancich, I. (2016). Kratka zgodovina slovenskega zatona. Razpotja, 23 (June 2016).

Evropska unija potrebuje politični šok..
Evropska unija potrebuje politični šok..

Guardiancich, I. (2016). Evropska unija potrebuje politični šok. Interview by T. Kristan, 9 May.

Sloveniens tur fra succes til fiasco.
Sloveniens tur fra succes til fiasco.

Guardiancich, I. (2013) Sloveniens tur fra succes til fiasco. Politiken, 9 December 2013.

Dvig upokojitvene starosti je edina učinkovita rešitev.
Dvig upokojitvene starosti je edina učinkovita rešitev.

Guardiancich, I. (2013). Dvig upokojitvene starosti je edina učinkovita rešitev. Interviewed by Peter Verč. Primorske novice, 4 October 2013.

Sindikati imajo pomembno odgovornost za usodo socialnega dialoga.
Sindikati imajo pomembno odgovornost za usodo socialnega dialoga.

Guardiancich, I. (2012). Sindikati imajo pomembno odgovornost za usodo socialnega dialoga. Interview by J. Grmadnik and L. Lisjak Gabrijelčič. Razpotja, 9/10 (December 2012).  

Trajne ukinitve socialne države seveda ne bo.
Trajne ukinitve socialne države seveda ne bo.

Guardiancich, I. (2012). Trajne ukinitve socialne države seveda ne bo. Interview by M. Belovič. Delo, 30 April 2012.

Pokojninska reforma 
je socialni sporazum, 
to ni kar neki zakon.
Pokojninska reforma 
je socialni sporazum, 
to ni kar neki zakon.

Guardiancich, I. (2011). Pokojninska reforma 
je socialni sporazum, 
to ni kar neki zakon. Interview by M. Belović. Delo, 28 May 2011.

Book reviews

 Book review: Vanhuysse, Pieter and Achim Goerres (eds): Ageing Populations in Post-Industrial Democracies: Comparative Studies in Policies and Politics.
Book review: Vanhuysse, Pieter and Achim Goerres (eds): Ageing Populations in Post-Industrial Democracies: Comparative Studies in Policies and Politics.

Guardiancich, I. (2012). Book review: Vanhuysse, Pieter and Achim Goerres (eds): Ageing Populations in Post-Industrial Democracies: Comparative Studies in Policies and Politics. Bulletin of Italian Politics, 4(1), 193-197.

Book review: Jessoula, Matteo: La politica pensionistica.
Book review: Jessoula, Matteo: La politica pensionistica.

Guardiancich, I. 2010. Book review: Jessoula, Matteo: La politica pensionistica. Bulletin of Italian Politics, 2(2), 170-172.

Book review: Vehovec, Maja (ed.): New Perspectives on a Longer Working Life in Croatia and Slovenia.
Book review: Vehovec, Maja (ed.): New Perspectives on a Longer Working Life in Croatia and Slovenia.

Guardiancich, I. 2008. Book review: Vehovec, Maja (ed.): New Perspectives on a Longer Working Life in Croatia and Slovenia. Financial Theory and Practice, 32(4), 543-546.