Nicolas Pons-Vignon

Professor of Labour Transformations and Social Innovation, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland

Nicolas Pons-Vignon

Professor of Labour Transformations and Social Innovation, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland

Biography

Nicolas Pons-Vignon is Professor of Labour Transformations and Social Innovation at the Department of Business Economics, Health and Social Care, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI). He is also the Chair of the Board of the Global Labour Column (https://globallabourcolumn.org/), which he edited between 2009 and 2018. Prior to moving to Switzerland in 2021, Nicolas worked at the School of Economics and Finance of the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, where he created and co-ordinated the Masters in Applied Development Economics. His research focuses on labour market restructuring and on the political economy of economic and development policy.