Anthony Masi

Professor Anthony Masi


Professor of Industrial Relations and Organizational Behaviour 
Desautels Faculty of Management
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Office: Sherbrooke 688, office 323
Tel: 514-398-4898
Email: Anthony.Masi [at] (Anthony Masi)

Departmental Profile


Dr. Masi is a professor in the Desautels Faculty of Management with specialization in Industrial Relations and Organizational Behaviour. He was appointed Vice-Principal (Information Systems and Technologies) in 2000 and became Provost (chief academic officer and chief budget officer) of McGill from 2005-2015 before returning to teaching and research. Dr. Masi held visiting professor positions at the University of Oxford, University of Bari, University of Pisa and University of Rome I (La Sapienza). His current research engages the Italian labour force survey to reflect changes in the Italian employment patterns from 1990s forward.



  • Comparative Labour & Industrial Policies
  • Demography & Population Studies
  • Labour Force & Labour Market
  • Labour-Management Relations



PhD in Sociology-Demography (1982): Brown University 


Recent Works and Publications

Masi, Anthony. (2019). “Italy’s Search for a “Golden Policy Triangle”: Unemployment Benefits, Employment Protection Legislation, and Labour Market Activation Programs”, Labor Markets, Education, and Human Resources, Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Doshisha University (Imadegawa campus), Kyoto, Japan, 23-25 June 2018.

Masi, Anthony. (2019). “From ‘flexible rigidity’ in the Workers' Statute (1970) to ‘rigid flexibility’ in the Jobs Act (2014): a long-term perspective on the design of employment protection legislation in Italy”, Labor Market Dualization and Institutional Responses (Session on “Irregular Work”), 18th World Congress, International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA), Seoul, South Korea, 23-27 July 2018. 

Masi, Anthony. (2018). Rapporto sulla popolazione: Le molte facce della presenza straniera in Italia edited by Salvatore Strozza e Gustavo De Santis. Genus. 74. 10.1186/s41118-018-0033-y.

Masi, Anthony. (2018). "People count in counting people": A proposed alternative narrative on the origins and history of modern censuses. Canadian Studies in Population. 45. 149. 10.25336/csp29414.

Masi, Anthony. (2017). On international migration: A review essay. Canadian Studies in Population. 44. 200. 10.25336/P6Q03N.