Publications by Type: Books & contributions to books

2010

Rescaling social policies

Books & contributions to books

The book explores the relations between the vertical rescaling and horizontal governance arrangements emerging from changes in the territorial organisation of social policies. It outlines different scenarios in EU countries and Switzerland.

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Women's work and pensions: What is good, what is best?

Books & contributions to books

The book explores difficulties that women face in working life and retirement – and what could be done to achieve more gender equality and fairness for women and men alike. What is good, bad, best for women under these or probable future circumstances?

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2009

European Inequalities

Books & contributions to books

The book analysed income distribution and poverty, including the effect on inequalities other than in income, such as benefits in kind, or social services more generally, or in housing costs. Non-monetary indicators of exclusion include e.g. material deprivation.

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New frontiers in microsimulation modelling

Books & contributions to books

Microsimulation models have become firmly established as vital tools for analysis of the distributional impact of changes in government programmes. They are used extensively to assess who are the winners and losers from proposed policy reforms.

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Tax and benefit policies in the enlarged Europe

Books & contributions to books

This book is one of the first systematic collections of studies based on the European tax-benefit microsimulation model, and thus a synthesis of the scientific work of researchers from more than a dozen of countries for over a decade.

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