Past Projects

Scoping review of purchasing arrangements for quality chronic care

01/11/2022 - 31/05/2023

This project aims to map evidence of innovative purchasing arrangements beyond pay-for-performance measures that have been used to strengthen service delivery models for people living with chronic diseases and to identify the mechanisms through which these purchasing arrangements have impacted quality of care.


Research on evolving jobs, skills, and training needs in the social services sector and the role of social partners in managing changes

21/11/2022 - 31/05/2023

Training and skills needs are evolving along with new care models and emerging needs of users. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about additional changes in the organisation of work in the social services sector, for example by further pushing the use of digital technologies. The study aimed to provide a better understanding of care workers’ needs when delivering day to day frontline support and to highlight relevant sector-specific challenges and opportunities to improve the quality of care along with the deinstitutionalisation process and efforts to shift towards integrated care in different EU countries.


Simulation of an increase of the minimum pension top-up in Austria

01/12/2022 - 31/05/2023

This project analysed the effects of an increase of the minimum pension top-up in Austria.


Simulation of an introduction of a basic security for children in Austria 2022

29/08/2022 - 25/04/2023

The project analysed the effects of an introduction of a basic security for children in Austria. The rationale behind it is that monetary benefits for children should be stronger related to the material situation of the household and the (lacking) financial resources for children.


Social reform microsimulation Austria

01/09/2012 - 31/03/2023

SORESI is a web application for Austria, based on the microsimulation model EUROMOD. It is a web-based tool for policy-makers and the broader public to simulate policy reforms and analyse their social impact.