Peter Taylor-Gooby in the Social Policy Association’s 50th Anniversary Blog: “Brexit Won’t Work without a New Welfare State”

by Adrienn Győry (WelfSOC) In a recent blog post, Peter Taylor-Gooby (WelfSOC) emphasises the role of welfare policies in strengthening the competitiveness of the British economy after the country leaves the European Union. As the EU is the largest trading partner of the UK, losing access to the Single Market will have extensive implications and … More Peter Taylor-Gooby in the Social Policy Association’s 50th Anniversary Blog: “Brexit Won’t Work without a New Welfare State”

New HEALTHDOX Publication – “Accessing Healthcare in Times of Economic Growth and Economic Downturn: Evidence from Ireland”

by Simone Schneider and Camilla Devitt (HEALTHDOX) In this article we examined the accessibility of healthcare in Ireland between 2003 and 2011 in the context of strong economic growth (2003–2007) and the subsequent financial crisis, which began in 2008. We investigated, in particular, changes in self-reported difficulties in accessing healthcare with regard to distance to … More New HEALTHDOX Publication – “Accessing Healthcare in Times of Economic Growth and Economic Downturn: Evidence from Ireland”

Report – WSF Thematic Workshop “Migration, Diversity and Welfare: Knowledge, Gaps and Synergies”, 5 – 6 December, Birmingham

by Lailah Alidu (UPWEB) Welfare State Futures in collaboration with Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRIS) University of Birmingham organised a thematic workshop on the topic Migration, Diversity and Welfare: Knowledge, Gaps and Synergies.  The workshop was held at the Institute for Research into Superdiversity at the University of Birmingham on the 5th and 6th … More Report – WSF Thematic Workshop “Migration, Diversity and Welfare: Knowledge, Gaps and Synergies”, 5 – 6 December, Birmingham

UPWEB Contribution to British Academy Essay Collection on “10 Local Actions to Promote Social Integration”

UPWEB PL Jenny Phillimore, together with Aleksandra Grzymala-Kazlowska (Institute for Research into Superdiversity, University of Birmingham and researcher on UPWEB) and Sin Yi Cheung (Cardiff University and expert adviser on UPWEB) have contributed a report on Voluntary Action for Asylum Seeker and Refugee Integration to a British Academy Essay Collection on local actions to improve … More UPWEB Contribution to British Academy Essay Collection on “10 Local Actions to Promote Social Integration”