TransJudFare Research Teams Meeting at EUSA Conference in Miami

From May 4-6 the 15th Biennial Conference of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA) took place in Miami, Florida. The EUSA is the premier scholarly and professional association focusing on the European Union, the ongoing integration processes, and transatlantic relations. The TransJudFare research project funded by the current Norface funding circle ‘Welfare State Futures’ addresses … More TransJudFare Research Teams Meeting at EUSA Conference in Miami

“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

First TRANSWEL Working Paper: “EU Social ‘Rights’ Remain Something of a Distant Dream”

Project “Mobile Welfare in a Transnational Europe: An Analysis of Portability Regimes of Social Security Rights” (TRANSWEL) around Project Leader Prof. Anna Amelina analises the social rights of EU citizens from the new EU member states who move to live and/or work in the old member states. In particular, it focuses on the portability, i.e. transfer … More First TRANSWEL Working Paper: “EU Social ‘Rights’ Remain Something of a Distant Dream”

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