Social safety net: cash benefit systems, means tested benefit schemes, social payments impact evaluation; social services development: de-institutionalization reform, social services development and financing, integrated care, individual needs assessment.
Fuchs, M., Sandu, V., Zólyomi, E., Simmons, C., Geyer, L., Rodrigues, R. & Birtha, M. (2021). Mapping trends and policies to tackle homelessness in ten European countries, Policy Brief 2021/4. Vienna: European Centre.
Birtha, M. & Sandu, V. (2021). Conceptual framework: developing a tool to collect and assess good practices in the context of non-residential community-based services for older people. Vienna: European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research.
Sandu, V. & Birtha, M. (2020). Mapping promising social services and policy measures to support the independent living of older people. Literature review: Definitions, models and dimensions of good practices. Vienna: European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research
Sandu, V. & Kahlert, R. (2019). Monitoring and evaluation of social services in Kosovo – policy challenges and recommendations, Policy Brief 2019/14. Vienna: European Centre.
Sandu, V., Zólyomi, E. & Leichsenring, K. (2019). Social isolation and loneliness among older people in Europe: Evidence, policies and interventions. Vienna: European Centre (unpublished).
Birtha, M., Sandu, V., Zólyomi, E. & Rodrigues, R. (2019). Taking a human rights-based approach in monitoring policies for older people in Europe, Policy Brief 2019/11. Vienna: European Centre.
Birtha, M., Rodrigues, R., Zólyomi, E., Sandu, V. & Schulmann, K. (2019). From disability rights towards a rights-based approach to long-term care in Europe: Building an index of rights-based policies for older people. Vienna: European Centre.