Final Reflections: European Citizenship Education, People-centered Solutions and the Integration of Public Opinion into Scientific Research – Jet Bussemaker, Former Dutch Minister of Education and Professor at Leiden University on the Welfare State Futures Programme

by Jet Bussemaker European citizenship values/citizenship education rather than European Social Union Within the framework of supranational systems like the EU, and national policy making, we can distinguish two perspectives, an optimistic and a pessimistic view. Within the optimistic approach, social policy is regarded as an unavoidable spill-over effect of economic European policies. Maurizio Ferrera … More Final Reflections: European Citizenship Education, People-centered Solutions and the Integration of Public Opinion into Scientific Research – Jet Bussemaker, Former Dutch Minister of Education and Professor at Leiden University on the Welfare State Futures Programme

PhD Alumni Update: New PhD Reports from 4Is and MIFARE

Congratulations to Linna Martén (2016) “Essays on Politics, Law, and Economics” Uppsala University, Department of Economics; Henrik Andersson (2018) “Immigration and the Neighborhood: Essays on the Causes and Consequences of International Migration” Uppsala University, Department of Economics and Jeanette Renema (2018) “Immigrants’ support for welfare spending: The causes and consequences of welfare usage and welfare … More PhD Alumni Update: New PhD Reports from 4Is and MIFARE

New Policy Paper by Scientific Programme Coordinator Ellen Immergut – What have our Welfare State researchers found out after more than three years of research?

In a new policy paper, Ellen Immergut sums up some key findings that have special relevance for the European Pillar of Social Rights. As a whole, the project results demonstrate that European Welfare States are resilient, and that social solidarity is alive and well in Europe.  The vast majority of Europeans are welcoming to newcomers … More New Policy Paper by Scientific Programme Coordinator Ellen Immergut – What have our Welfare State researchers found out after more than three years of research?

Competitive Selection, Globalisation and the Labour Market: Welfare State and Product Market Policies

by Catia Montagna In their WSF Working Paper GlobLabWS #4/2018 (November 2018), Hassan Molana, Catia Montagna and George E. Onwordi from project GlobLabWS consider how the interaction between welfare state and industrial policies influence the effects of (de-)globalisation on labour markets. Interest in these reforms reflects the growing call for policies that are likely to … More Competitive Selection, Globalisation and the Labour Market: Welfare State and Product Market Policies