“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

Exciting News from WelfSOC Project: First Book Manuscript for “After Austerity” Submitted to Oxford University Press

Peter Taylor-Gooby and his team around Heejung Chung and Benjamin Leruth have successfully submitted their book manuscript for “After Austerity: The Future of the Welfare State: New Cleavages and Solidarities in Europe” to Oxford University Press, the largest university press in the world. It can be assumed that the book will be published around May … More Exciting News from WelfSOC Project: First Book Manuscript for “After Austerity” Submitted to Oxford University Press

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