Publications

The European Centre is publishing scientific reports, policy briefs, working papers, a bi-monthly newsletter and an annual report of activities. Furthermore, individual researchers and research teams are distributing their findings regularly in books, peer-reviewed articles, blogs and stakeholder magazines.

 

2017

The Buurtzorg idea as an evolution in Austrian community care

Books & Reports (European Centre)

Kai Leichsenring and Heidemarie Staflinger (Chamber of Labour Upper Austria) examined the opportunities and caveats to transfer the model of community nursing by autonomous teams to the Austrian realms of home care delivery.

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Community care for people with dementia

Books & Reports (European Centre)

Filling an important gap in the discourse on how care for people with dementia living at home should best be organised, the study proposes a framework for conceptualising community care which takes into account social, economic, as well as ethical and legal dimensions. The framework underscores the shifting needs of the person with dementia and of informal carers over the trajectory of the disease, and the changing roles of different stakeholders as a result.

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Simulation of an application of the Hartz-IV reform in Austria

Books & Reports (European Centre)

The report 'Simulation of an application of the Hartz-IV reform in Austria' presents the fiscal implications together with the distributional effects and the impact on risk of poverty of a similar reform in Austria. Three different main scenarios are calculated using the tax-/benefit microsimulation models EUROMOD and SORESI based on latest national EU-SILC data from 2015.

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The social dimension of the EU

Books & Reports (European Centre)

The study shows that benchmarking in the social dimension has its pitfalls when focussing on purely quantitative target setting. Thus, benchlearning processes are suggested, in which analysing the causes and frameworks for the societal challenges, learning from others and action taking stands in the forefront.

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Bridge Building: Knowledge exchange in social welfare policy and research

Books & Reports (European Centre)

The publication compiles Workshop papers presented at the Launch event ‘Building Bridges in social welfare policy in Eastern Europe’ (19 September 2016; Vienna).

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