Past Events

Skills and inequality

International Seminar
2014-01-16

The first part of the presentation explains the emergence of these development paths by highlighting the role of partisan politics in interaction with different institutional contexts. The second part discusses how educational institutions affect contemporary patterns of social inequality and popular attitudes towards education policy and the welfare state.

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The political economy of reversing pension reform

International Seminar
2013-12-05

This paper argues that the recent reversals in pension privatization hold interesting lessons for the research on international policy diffusion.

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Expectations, motivations, and responsibility attribution

International Seminar
2013-11-07

Our research experimentally studies the causal effect of the association (congruent/incongruent) between policymakers and policies on the level of responsibility attributed to their adverse consequences. Our analyses rely on two survey experiments, conducted in Israel and Germany. Both experiments support our hypothesis.

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General Assembly Meeting 2013

Annual General Assembly Meeting
2013-10-17 - 2013-10-18

The General Assembly Meeting is the annual meeting of Board members, NLO, EC staff and observers. The management report by the Executive Director and thematic sessions with transversal papers written by staff members and commented by NLO inform about the last year's work done by the EC. Moreover they highlight possibilities for further activities.

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Future education

International Seminar
2013-10-03

After picturing the Austrian school today, the presentation shortly describes the ideal school of tomorrow. To illustrate, how it can be realized the TALK program and its evaluation results are briefly presented. TALK is a training program for teachers to enhance LLL. Finally, challenges for politics and society are discussed.

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