An East–West Comparison of Healthcare Evaluations in Europe: Do Institutions Matter?

by Tamara Popic and Simone M. Schneider (HEALTHDOX) Existing research on differences in welfare attitudes in Eastern compared to Western Europe often explains these differences in terms of legacies – past institutions and socialization processes under the communist regime. Using data from the fourth round of the European Social Survey and applying multilevel and multilevel … More An East–West Comparison of Healthcare Evaluations in Europe: Do Institutions Matter?

Welfare State Futures Featured in the Latest Issue of EU Research Magazine

In late December, EU Research interviewed Prof. Ellen Immergut, Scientific Coordinator of the Welfare State Futures Programme. EU Research is a leading journal for research dissemination in Eruope, with more than 50,000 hard copy subscribers in 33 countries, and more than 60,000 online subscribers. The article provides an overview the WSF Programme’s objectives and research … More Welfare State Futures Featured in the Latest Issue of EU Research Magazine

Unemployment Provisions for Self-employed EU Citizens: A European Law Blog Commentary on the Gusa Case

by Dion Kramer (TransJudFare) The WSF research project TransJudFare studies the impact of the European Court of Justice on national welfare policies. As part of this, the Amsterdam team of TransJudFare regularly publishes blog posts commenting on legal developments in the field of EU free movement law. Especially now with Brexit looming and the prospect … More Unemployment Provisions for Self-employed EU Citizens: A European Law Blog Commentary on the Gusa Case

New UPWEB Working Papers: Portuguese and British Health Service Providers and Practices of Welfare Bricolage

Welfare Bricolage in Portuguese Service Providers: From Challenges to Strategies 2017 by Jessica Lopes, Beatriz Padilla, Simone Castellani and Vera Rodrigues (UPWEB) Project UPWEB explores the multiple approaches that residents living in superdiverse neighbourhoods use to meet their health needs, encompassing the perspectives of service users and providers based on innovative techniques conducted in two … More New UPWEB Working Papers: Portuguese and British Health Service Providers and Practices of Welfare Bricolage

New WelfSOC Publication: The Everyday Language of Moral Welfare Judgement

Project WelfSOC studies the ideas of ordinary people about the future development of welfare in Europe, based on five innovative deliberative forums and focus groups conducted in Denmark, Germany, Norway, Slovenia and the United Kingdom which addressed the question “What should the priorities of the government in [country] be for benefits and services in 2040?”. In his new … More New WelfSOC Publication: The Everyday Language of Moral Welfare Judgement