Past Events

Tim Huijts: Social inequalities in health in Europe: patterns, explanations and implications

In this seminar, Tim Huijts presents data on patterns of social inequality in health in Europe, drawing for example on a recent European Social Survey module on social determinants of health and on findings from the NORFACE-funded HiNews project

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Enkeleida Tahiraj: Universal Basic Income: A discussion on the Western Balkans

This presentation will discuss the feasibility of Universal Basic Income (UBI) proposals in the Western Balkans, drawing from local initiatives and current welfare provisions in the ground.

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Decent work for young people

The Austrian Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection (BMASGK), the European Centre and the Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU) organised a multi stakeholder workshop on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the field of decent work for young people in Austria.

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Sonja Spitzer: Who is telling the truth? Biases in self-reported physical and cognitive health status of older Europeans

We explain the bias in self-reported physical and cognitive health of the population 50+ in 19 European countries. The analysis utilises micro data from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe to compare performance-tested outcomes of mobility and memory with their self-reported equivalents.

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People with disabilities

The Austrian Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection (BMASGK), the European Centre and the Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU) organised a multi stakeholder workshop on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for people with disabilities in Austria.

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