Ilze Plavgo

Education-ALMP complementarity in promoting employment: article in Social Policy & Administration by Ilze Plavgo

The article “Education and active labour market policy complementarities in promoting employment: Reinforcement, substitution and compensation” by Ilze Plavgo was published in Social Policy & Administration on 10 January 2023. This article follows up on the call to study policy complementarities, focusing on the education-ALMP interplay. The contribution of this article is both theoretical and […]

SI as a framework for analysing well-being returns and reforms: Agenda-setting article in Socio-Economic Review

The article “Social investment as a conceptual framework for analysing well-being returns and reforms in 21st century welfare states” by Anton Hemerijck, Stefano Ronchi and Ilze Plavgo was recently published in Socio-Economic Review.  This agenda-setting journal article calls for a multi-disciplinary and multi-method re-engagement in welfare state research. It argues that a distributive approach does […]

Blog post: The COVID-19 welfare wake-up call

In September 2020, Anton Hemerijck and Robin Huguenot-Noel published a blog post in EUIdeas on the future of the welfare states during the Covid-19 pandemic and its aftermath. The authors describe the crisis management tactics and discuss the capacity and strategies of the different European welfare states to absorb this new shock.

News Archive: ERC grant – Robust welfare states in knowledge economies and ageing societies

In March 2020, Professor Anton Hemerijck was awarded an Advanced Research Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. In his ERC project, Professor Hemerijck will explore what makes a robust welfare state in 21st century knowledge economies and ageing societies. The timing of Hemerijck’s research […]