EXCELC Team’s Presentation on the Health Economics Day 2017

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By Dr Lien Nguyen and Ismo Linnosma On the Health Economics Day last month in Finland, there were eight selected health economics presentations in the afternoon, one of which was from the Finnish members of the EXCELC team. Ismo Linnosmaa presented some findings from the study of self-assessed quality of life (QoL) among Austrian, English and Finnish people. Data used in the study were collected online last summer and sent to the team by Research Now. The results indicated that after having c...
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Second Wave of Survey on “Private or Public Health Care?” accepted for SOEP-IS 2017

Diana Burlacu and Ellen Immergut (HEALTHDOX Germany) have successfully applied for having their survey questions on individual satisfaction with the health system and health solidarity included in the Innovation Sample of the Socio-Economic Panel Study in Germany again. Examining respondents’ answers in 2015, researchers had found differences between those who are privately and publicly insured in terms of both satisfaction and solidarity with the public provision of health care, and changes in ...
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TransJudFare Research Teams Meeting at EUSA Conference in Miami

From May 4-6 the 15th Biennial Conference of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA) took place in Miami, Florida. The EUSA is the premier scholarly and professional association focusing on the European Union, the ongoing integration processes, and transatlantic relations. The TransJudFare research project funded by the current Norface funding circle 'Welfare State Futures' addresses some of the EUSA core themes. It deals with two challenges for welfare states in the European Union (EU)...
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News from the Scientific Programme Coordinator WSF

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At the NORFACE Network Board Meeting in Ljubljana 11-12th April 2017 members discussed the evaluation report of the Welfare State Futures Programme, plans for a Final WSF Conference, and the issue of Open Access amongst other things. The important information for WSF members is: the Evaluation Mid-Term Report will be available in June; NORFACE has an Open Access Policy, and investigators are highly encouraged to publish in open access publications, and to purchase open access rights t...
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HESTIA Project News

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Discovering the Nature and Impact of Variations in Child Protection Systems. The HESTIA project aims to discover the nature and impact of variations in child protection systems through a comparison of three quite different welfare states (England, Germany, the Netherlands). It includes a comparative analysis of child protection policy and empirical studies of child protection practice. Second Global Status Report on Violence Prevention by WHO - Project Leader Prof. Hans Grietens to joi...
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The WSF Thematic Workshop on Welfare and Migration at The Hague

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Discussing Key Challenges to Today’s Globalized World: Tensions Between Migration and the National Welfare State. The second Welfare State Futures (WSF) Thematic Workshop for 2017 took place at The Hague on March 16-17. After a short introduction by organizer Helga de Valk, Head of the WSF Project MobileWelfare and Theme Leader for Migration and Migrants at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), the workshop started with individual project presentations by Project Lea...
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