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
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
We would like to announce the launch of a scientific animation that we made to summarize a key message from our programme, which is that welfare states are in remarkably good shape given the series of crises that Europe has undergone in the last decades, and that some common presuppositions about welfare states are based … More The Welfare State has a Future!
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?
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