The European Centre is publishing scientific reports, policy briefs, working papers, a bi-monthly newsletter and an Annual Report of Activities. Furthermore, individual researchers and research teams are distributing their findings regularly in books, peer-reviewed articles, blogs and stakeholder magazines.

Please refer to the Annual Report of Activities for earlier publications.



Decentralization of social services in Kosovo: policy challenges and recommendations

Decentralization of social services in Kosovo: challenges and recommendations


Legal and fiscal context as well as the capacities of social service providers in Kosovo

This report is a situation analysis of the decentralization of social services in Kosovo, which started in 2009 with the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between ministries and the individual municipalities.


Hartz IV: A model for Austria?

In this policy brief we investigate the (hypothetical) implementation of the Hartz IV reform in Austria. We present two scenarios and their impact on expenditure and poverty.


Cultures of care in aging

This book is about caring for older people in the 21st century. It shows the many facets of care and the diverse factors that influence the relation between the person depending on care and the care giver(s), the impacts of caregiving on the family and the larger social context, as well as socio-cultural and political aspects underlying the growing need for and the practice of formal and informal care.


Alcohol offenders under treatment pressure

Alcohol offenders under treatment pressure. Discourses on measures for addicted lawbreakers