Current Projects

Public attitudes to welfare, climate change and energy in the EU and Russia

2016-07-04 - 2018-09-30

The goal of the PAWCER project is to conduct comparative research on public attitudes to welfare, climate change and energy, all of which are relevant to understanding conflict, identity, and memory. While economic challenges threaten the fundamental relations of solidarity in European welfare states, climate change is likely to become the leading environmental driver of human conflict, and energy to continue fueling geopolitical tensions.


Transnational ESF platform

2016-07-04 - 2018-12-31

The goal of the network is to provide a vibrant space for learning about partnership in order to assist Managing Authorities, Intermediate Bodies and wider stakeholders from across the European Structural and Investment Funds to improve their partnership practice. The Thematic Network on Partnership was launched in Brussels in November 2015 and is one of ten new transnational networks that form part of the ESF Transnational Platform managed by AEIDL.


Analysis of non-take up of minimum income benefits in Austria

2016-04-26 - 2019-04-30

This project aims to measure and analyse the target efficiency of the minimum income benefit and its predecessor benefit called monetary social assistance, the benefits of last resort in Austria. It will provide an up-to-date estimate of the size and determinants of non-take-up of minimum income benefit for the year 2013 as well as of monetary social assistance for the year 2009 and compare it also with the situation back in 2003.


Social reform microsimulation Austria

2012-09-01 - 2018-02-28

SORESI is a web application for Austria, based on the microsimulation model


The EUROMOD microsimulation model

2012-02-01 - 2018-08-31

The EUROMODupdate2 draws on the first update round (2009-2011). Its aim is to further develop and update the EUROMOD microsimulation model. The following updates are part of this round: Policy update 2012–2018; and update to 2010 EU-SILC data (in 2013), to 2012 EU-SILC data (in 2014), to 2014 EU-SILC data (in 2016), to 2015 EU-SILC data (in 2017) and to 2016 EU-SILC data (in 2018).