Past Events

Cognitive bias and the politics of health care

In contrast, when the deservingness heuristic is utilized for reasoning about unemployment benefits, implicit psychological constraints are fewer and political conflict erupts depending on differences in interest and worldviews. Using a variety of methodologies, we track this fundamental difference between health care and unemployment benefits from the level of implicit processing to the development of social policies.

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Innovation in social services

The presentation explores patterns of employment in social services and the public sector in different EU member states in the broader context of labour market and welfare state development. The analysis shows how EU countries pursue their fiscal policies in social services, how they develop modes of governance and the change in the public/private mix in social services, and what new patterns of employment in social services are seen in light of the challenges for welfare states both due to recent fiscal pressures as well as expected demographic changes

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