Welfare and Migration: WSF Thematic Workshop and Masterclass on the Interrelation Between Welfare Arrangements and Migration Currently Running at The Hague, The Netherlands

This morning the second Welfare State Futures (WSF) Thematic Workshop for 2017 took off at The Hague. After a short introduction by organizer Helga de Valk, Head of the WSF Project MobileWelfare and Theme Leader for Migration and Migrants at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), the workshop started with individual project presentations by Project Leaders Marcel Lubbers (MIFARE),  … More Welfare and Migration: WSF Thematic Workshop and Masterclass on the Interrelation Between Welfare Arrangements and Migration Currently Running at The Hague, The Netherlands

WSF Thematic Workshop on Welfare State Attitudes – “The Social Legitimacy of Our Future Welfare State” just took off in Gothenburg, Sweden

From today until February 24, 45 researchers from 10 different projects inside the Welfare State Futures Network come together at the University of Gothenburg to present their theories, methods and findings of recent studies on welfare relevant attitudes, opinions and preferences at the NORFACE WSF Thematic Workshop “The Social Legitimacy of Our Future Welfare State”. … More WSF Thematic Workshop on Welfare State Attitudes – “The Social Legitimacy of Our Future Welfare State” just took off in Gothenburg, Sweden

“Demand for Redistribution: Individuals’ Response to Economic Setbacks” – New Working Paper by 4Is Researcher Linne Marten

With ongoing fiscal retrenchment, it is important to understand the consequences of welfare reform for the most vulnerable members of society. Therefore the 4Is project takes a look at how the welfare state protects households from adverse shocks, as well as how it affects the relationship between material circumstances and well-being. The Project assesses the … More “Demand for Redistribution: Individuals’ Response to Economic Setbacks” – New Working Paper by 4Is Researcher Linne Marten

New Publication by HEALTHDOX Researcher Björn Rönnerstrand on “Corruption and use of antibiotics in regions of Europe”

The HEALTHDOX Project investigates the current political determinants and policy consequences of post-1989 European health reforms. The end of the cold war was a turning point for many European health systems, with many post-socialist transition countries privatizing their state-run health systems, and many West and Southern European health systems experimenting with new public management and … More New Publication by HEALTHDOX Researcher Björn Rönnerstrand on “Corruption and use of antibiotics in regions of Europe”

Child Care Costs and Quality – What Britain can Learn from its Northern Neighbors

When Britons stare at the blue dot on their pregnancy test, the first question that springs to mind might not be “Do you think it’ll be a boy or a girl?” As childcare in Britain is ranked among the most expensive in the world, probably the first thing that comes to their minds is, “How … More Child Care Costs and Quality – What Britain can Learn from its Northern Neighbors