Current Projects

Analysis of non-take up of minimum income benefits in Austria

2016-04-26 - 2019-04-30

This project aims to measure and analyse the target efficiency of the minimum income benefit and its predecessor benefit called monetary social assistance, the benefits of last resort in Austria. It will provide an up-to-date estimate of the size and determinants of non-take-up of minimum income benefit for the year 2013 as well as of monetary social assistance for the year 2009 and compare it also with the situation back in 2003.


The EUROMOD microsimulation model

2012-02-01 - 2018-08-31

The EUROMODupdate2 draws on the first update round (2009-2011). Its aim is to further develop and update the EUROMOD microsimulation model. The following updates are part of this round: Policy update 2012–2018; and update to 2010 EU-SILC data (in 2013), to 2012 EU-SILC data (in 2014), to 2014 EU-SILC data (in 2016), to 2015 EU-SILC data (in 2017) and to 2016 EU-SILC data (in 2018).


Past Projects

Integrated case management for employment and social welfare users in the Western Balkans

2017-06-21 - 2018-03-31

The project aimed to improve labour market governance through expansion of institutional capacities of Public Employment Services (PES) and Centres for Social Welfare (CSW) to develop integrated support and outreach to individuals at risk of exclusion in the Western Balkan economies.


Social reform microsimulation Austria

2012-09-01 - 2018-02-28

SORESI is a web application for Austria, based on the microsimulation model


The role of performance indicators within the framework of the National Quality Certificate

2016-08-04 - 2017-12-31

Over the past few years about 40 Austrian care homes have attained a certification according to the Austrian National Quality Certificate. During this process, the assessment of results has reportedly been one of the major challenges for care home managers and for external auditors. These experiences offer an important basis for identifying and assessing the utilisation of performance indicators by care homes.