Conference Announcement: Regulating Decent Work 2017 Conference (Geneva, 3-5 July 2017)

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 31 December 2016 (31 January 2017 for those not applying for a fellowship). Abstracts may be submitted on the website rdw-conference.org/pages/call-for-abstracts. Suggestions regarding a specific session on a particular topic (with 3-5 papers) are also welcome. Please see the full description and the call for abstracts here … More Conference Announcement: Regulating Decent Work 2017 Conference (Geneva, 3-5 July 2017)

First Working Paper by GlobLabWS Project Published

As the fourth out of 15 projects, the project “Globalisation, Labour Markets, and the Welfare State” (GlobLabWS) has now published its first WSF Working Paper. The project focuses on the interaction between the welfare state, globalisation and labour market institutions. It aims to overcome the conventional categories of the micro- and macroeconomic level in order … More First Working Paper by GlobLabWS Project Published

European Health Championship – Where you live can kill you

by Prof. Clare Bambra (HiNEWS) England would get knocked out in the quarter finals of UEFA Euro 2016 if the tournament was based on how healthy each nation is. Switzerland would walk away as European Champions for the first time in the competition’s history, narrowly beating Iceland on penalties in the final. Where you live … More European Health Championship – Where you live can kill you

New Insights into Work in Progress

One month ago, we published the first individual projects´ working papers on the WSF website. Since then, the WSF research projects have been busy producing four new working papers providing up-to-date insights into their innovative research and into the challenges the welfare state is confornted with in the 21st century. Europe is currently experiencing an increased … More New Insights into Work in Progress

ESPAnet 2016 Conference: Beyond Sessions and Panels – A Valuable Opportunity to Strengthen the WSF Network

The ESPAnet conference provided an opportunity for a number of WSF researchers to meet and discuss their work. WSF researchers met with the EPSAnet Board at a joint dinner, there were a number of panels devoted to WSF projects, and there was plenty of time to develop cross-project cooperation, especially amongst the younger researchers. Post-docs … More ESPAnet 2016 Conference: Beyond Sessions and Panels – A Valuable Opportunity to Strengthen the WSF Network