Enrico Borghetto

Enrico Borghetto

Assistant Professor

University of Florence


I am currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, School of Political Science “Cesare Alfieri”, University of Florence.

I am one of the founders and main investigators for the Italian Policy Agendas Project and the Portuguese Policy Agendas Project.

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  • Legislative studies
  • Policy agendas
  • Comparative politics
  • Italy and Portugal
  • Data analysis
  • EU studies


  • PhD in Political Studies, 2007

    University of Milan

  • Degree in International and Diplomatic Sciences, 2003

    University of Bologna (Forlì)

Recent Posts

Presentation on the "Future of Europe" at the Fondazione Circolo Rosselli

On Tuesday 31st January, I participated in a roundtable at the Fondazione Circolo Fratelli Rosselli, to present the Quaderno del Circolo Rosselli n. 4.2022 (“Il futuro dell’Europa” a cura di Andrea Mulas, Pacini ed.

Associate editor for the Italian Political Science Review

I am glad and honoured to join the editorial board of the Italian Political Science Review as Associate Editor. Looking forward to contributing to the growth of the flagship publication of the Italian political science community together with an incredible team of scholars.

Expert table at the Southern Political Science Association Annual Conference 2023

I was invited to contribute to the “Expert Table: Policy makers and Academics Making an Impact in a Real World”. It was part of the Conference within Conference (CWC #2) at the Southern Political Science Association Annual Conference 2023 organized by the RC08 Research Committee of Legislative Specialists and the RC13 Democratization in Comparative Perspective of the International Political Science Association.

High-level conference: 10 years of Parliament’s democracy support activities

The conference celebrated the 10th anniversary of the European Parliament’s activities to support democracy around the world. MEPs and high-level guests gathered in Brussels on 29-30 November to reflect on ten years of Parliament’s activities to support democracy and discuss key lessons for the future.

Guest Lecture at Monash University Prato Centre

I had the pleasure to give a guest lecture at the Monash University Prato Centre on NextGenerationEU and National recovery plans entitled “NGEU: What is important to know” inside of the course “The European Union challenges, crises and opportunities”


(2022). La capacità del governo in Italia. Un rafforzamento incompiuto. in Gianfranco Baldini and Andrea Pritoni (eds.) Il sistema politico italiano: cittadini, attori e istituzioni, Milano: Mondadori, pp.231:256.

(2022). Generational and Ideological Gaps in Democratic Support: Seeds of Deconsolidation in Post-Crisis Southern Europe?. Southern European Society and Politics.


(2021). Fighting COVID-19 on Democratic Terms. Parliamentary Functioning in Italy and Denmark during the Pandemic. Representation, 57(4), pp.401-418.


(2021). The politics of parliamentary agenda-setting styles. in Michael Howlett and Jale Tosun (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Policy Styles. Routledge.pp.244-256.


(2021). Legislative agendas during periods of inequality: evidence from Europe and the United States. Journal of European Public Policy 28(4) pp.532-550.




REPLAN-EU - Implementing Resilience and Recovery Plans in Italy and beyond


LEGITECH - Representative assemblies and technological innovation after the pandemics


TRUSTEU - Making visible the added value of the Union in everyday life of citizens


ConstiRep: Constituency Service and policy representation in European Parliaments

Comparative Agendas Project

CAP - I am currently Principal investigator in two national cap teams: Italian policy agendas Portuguese policy agendas


Dipartimento di Scienze politiche e sociali ( DSPS)