Leonard Geyer



PhD in Political Economy, Bamberg University (Germany)

M.Sc. in Political Economy of Europe, London School of Economics and Politicial Sciences (United Kingdom)


German (mother tongue), English, Spanish


Phone: +43 1 319 45 05-42
E-mail: geyer@euro.centre.org


Comparative political economy, (active) labour market policies, vocational education and training (VET), micro-simulations, social investment policies, social dialogue and economic and social inequalities


Geyer, L. (with Durazzi, forthcoming ). The politics of social inclusion in collective skill formation systems: actors, coalitions, and policies. In Emmengger, P. & Bonoli, G. (Eds). Collective Skill Formation in the Knowledge Economy . Oxford: Oxford University

Geyer, L. & Prinz, N. (2022). Arbeitnehmer*innen-Vertretung in der Gig-Economy: Erfahrungen von Fahrradzu-steller*innen in Österreich. Vienna: European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research.

Geyer, L. ( with Durazzi, N ) (2022). Social (investment) partners? Trade unions’ social investment policy preferences and their role in the politics of social investment in Europe. In: Palier, B.,Häusermann, S. & Garritzmann, J. (Eds.), The World Politics of Social Investment. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Durazzi, N. & Geyer, L. (2022). Social inclusion and collective skill formation systems: Policy and politics. Journal of European Social Policy. 32(1), 105-116.

Premrov, T., Geyer, L. & Prinz, N. (2022). Verteilungswirkung und Kosten einer Anhebung der Nettoersatzrate des Arbeitslosengeldes in Österreich. Vienna: European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research.

Geyer, L. (2022). The Political Economy of Active Labour Market Policy for Young People. Dissertation. Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg. DOI: 10.20378/irb-54258

Premrov, T., Geyer, L. & Prinz N. (2021). Arbeit für alle? Kosten und Verteilungswirkung einer Jobgarantie für Langzeitbeschäftigungslose in Österreich. Materialien zu Wirtschaft und Gesellschaftest (No 225)

Raitano, M., Karagiannaki, E., Premrov, T., Geyer, L., Fuchs, M., Bloise, F., Costa-Font, J., Ludicone, F., De Micheli, B. (2021). Study on Intergenerational Fairness. Final Report. Brussels: European Commission

Durazzi, N. & Geyer, L. (2020). Apprenticeships: a public option. Social-Europe.

Geyer, L., Danaj, S. & Scoppetta, A. (2020). The impact of COVID-19 on the posting of workers and their workplace safety. Research in the time of COVID-19. Vienna: European Centre

Durazzi, N. & Geyer, L. (2019). Social inclusion in the knowledge economy: Unions’ strategies and institutional change in the Austrian and German training systems. Socio-Economic Review.

Scoppetta, A., Davern, E. and Geyer, L. (2019). Job carving and Job crafting. European Commission. ESF Transnational Platform. Brussels: European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion.

Scoppetta, A. and Geyer, L. (2019). Socially innovative Entrepreneurship. Paper (on behalf of AEIDL/European Commission). Brussels: ESF Transnational Platform.

Núñez Ferrer, J., Durazzi, N., Geyer, L. & Thirion, G. (2016). Assessment of youth employment initiative. In-depth analysis for the European Parliament.