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    2017

 

  
Access to social protection for people working on non-standard contracts and as self-employed in Europe. A study of national policies 
Spasova S. ; Bouget D. ; Ghailani D. and Vanhercke B. (2017)
European Social Policy Network (ESPN), Brussels: European Commission, 100p.

EN

Bouget Denis
Vanhercke Bart
Spasova Slavina

Listened to, but not heard ? Social partners' multilevel involvement in the European Semester
Sabato S. and Vanhercke B. with Spasova S. (2017)
OSE Paper Series, Research Paper No.35, March 2017, 46p.

EN

Sabato Sebastiano
Vanhercke Bart
Spasova Slavina

Connecting entrepreneurship with policy experimentation? The EU framework for social innovation
Sabato S. ; Vanhercke B. and Verschraegen G. (2017)
Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research

EN

Sabato Sebastiano
Vanhercke Bart
Verschraegen Gert

 

    2016

 

  
Social policy in the European Union: state of play 2016
Seventeenth annual report
Bart Vanhercke, David Natali and Denis Bouget (Ed.)
ETUI, OSE, Brussels, 2017, 241p.

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Tackling long-term unemployment in Europe through a Council Recommendation?
Bouget D. and Vanhercke B. (2016)
in Vanhercke B. ; Natali D. and Bouget D. (eds.), Social Policy in the European Union: State of Play 2016, Brussels: European Trade Union Institute and European Social Observatory, pp. 93-130.
EN

Bouget Denis
Vanhercke Bart

Violations of fundamental rights: collateral damage of the Eurozone crisis?
Ghailani D. (2016)
in Vanhercke B. ; Natali D. and Bouget D. (eds.), Social Policy in the European Union: State of Play 2016, Brussels: European Trade Union Institute and European Social Observatory, pp. 157-188.
EN

Ghailani Dalila

Taking the bull by the horns: differentiation within the EU to save it?
Natali D. (2016)
in Vanhercke B. ; Natali D. and Bouget D. (eds.), Social Policy in the European Union: State of Play 2016, Brussels: European Trade Union Institute and European Social Observatory, pp. 189-209.
EN

Natali David

The European Union in 2015: key events
Barbier C. (2016)
in Vanhercke B. ; Natali D. and Bouget D. (eds.), Social Policy in the European Union: State of Play 2016, Brussels: European Trade Union Institute and European Social Observatory, pp. 211-232.
EN

Barbier Cécile 

Labour and Social Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe. Europeanization and beyond
Spasova S. and Vanhercke B. (2016)
Review of the edited volume, by Delteil V. and Kirov N. (Eds.), Employment and economy in Central and Eastern Europe, Special Issue No. 1/2016, 5p.

EN

Spasova Slavina
Vanhercke Bart

Sick pay and sickness benefit schemes in the European Union
Spasova S. ; Bouget D. and Vanhercke B. (2016) 
Background report for the Social Protection Committee’s In-depth Review on sickness benefits (17 October 2016)
European Social Policy Network (ESPN), Brussels, European Commission. 42 p.

EN

Bouget Denis
Spasova Slavina
Vanhercke Bart

Retirement regimes for workers in arduous or hazardous jobs. 
A study of national policies

Natali D. ; Spasova S. and Vanhercke B. (2016)
European Social Protection Network (ESPN), Brussels: European Commission, 52 p.

EN

Natali David
Spasova Slavina
Vanhercke Bart

Retirement regimes for workers in arduous or hazardous jobs. 
A study of national policies

Natali D. ; Spasova S. and Vanhercke B. (2016)
European Social Protection Network (ESPN), Brussels: European Commission, 52 p.

EN

Natali David
Spasova Slavina
Vanhercke Bart

Balancing protection and investment: structural reforms in five countries
Agostini C. ; Lisi V. ; Natali D. and Sabato S. (2016)
Brussels: European Trade Union Institute, 124 p. 

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Agostini Chiara
Natali David
Sabato Sebastiano

Work-life balance measures for persons of working age with dependent relatives in Europe. A study of national policies
Bouget D. ; Spasova S. and Vanhercke B. (2016)
European Social Protection Network (ESPN), Brussels: European Commission.

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Bouget Denis
Spasova Slavina
Vanhercke Bart

Inside the Social Open Method of Coordination: the Hard Politics of ‘Soft’ Governance
Vanhercke B. (2016) 
Doctoral thesis, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR), University of Amsterdam. 
EN

Vanhercke Bart

Investeren in kansengroepen: het Europese beleid (deel 1)
Vanhercke B. ; Nicaise I. ; Schepers W. (2016)
De Gids op Maatschappelijk Gebied, Maart, Jrg. 107 (2016) 3, pp. 22-28.

Vanhercke Bart

 

Inside the black box: The EU's economic surveillance of national healthcare systems
Baeten R. and Vanhercke B. (2016)
Comparative European Politics, 21 March 2016; doi: 10.1057/cep.2016.10

Baeten Rita
Vanhercke Bart

 

The New Political Economy of Health Care in the European Union: The Impact of Fiscal Governance
Greer S.L. ; Jarman H. and Baeten R. (2016) 
Int J Health Serv April 2016 46: 262-282, doi:10.1177/0020731416637205

Baeten Rita

Différentes variétés de réforme des soins de santé : comprendre l'effet de levier de l'Union européenne
Stamati F. et Baeten R. (2016)
In Natali D. and Vanhercke B. (eds.), Bilan social de l'Union européenne 2015, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, pp. 203-235.

Baeten Rita
Stamati Furio

 

    2015

  
The EU framework for social innovation. Between entrepreneurship and policy experimentation
Sabato S. ;
Vanhercke B. and Verschraegen G. (2015)
ImPRovE Working Paper No.15/21, 64p.

Sabato Sebastiano
Vanhercke Bart

Social Policy in the European Union: State of Play 2015
Sixteenth annual report
David Natali and Bart Vanhercke (Ed.)
ETUI, OSE, Brussels, 2015, 297p.

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The EU and the social legacy of the crisis: piecemeal adjustment or room for a paradigm shift?
Natali D. Vanhercke B. and  Johnson R.
In Natali D. and Vanhercke B. (Eds.), Social Policy in the European Union: State of Play 2015, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, pp. 13-31.
EN
Natali David
Vanhercke Bart
Economic governance in Europe 2020: socialising the European Semester against the odds?
Zeitlin J. and Vanhercke B.
In Natali D. and Vanhercke B. (Eds.), Social Policy in the European Union: State of Play 2015, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, pp. 65-95.
EN
Vanhercke Bart
The EU’s ambivalent involvement in education and training policies
Agostini C. and Natali D.
In Natali D. and Vanhercke B. (Eds.), Social Policy in the European Union: State of Play 2015, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, pp. 153-182.
EN
Natali David
Agostini Chiara

 

Varieties of healthcare reform: understanding EU leverage
Stamati F. and Baeten R.
In Natali, D. and Vanhercke, B. (Eds.), Social Policy in the European Union: State of Play 2015, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, pp. 183-214.
EN
Baeten Rita
Stamati Furio
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): converging interests and diverging opinions
Ghailani D. and Ponce del Castillo A.
In Natali D. and Vanhercke B. (Eds.), Social Policy in the European Union: State of Play 2015, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, pp. 215-245.
EN
Ghailani Dalila
Future prospects - The EU political dilemma, Europe’s democratic challenge and the role of trade unions in solving these
Natali, D.
In Natali D. and Vanhercke B. (Eds.), Social Policy in the European Union: State of Play 2015, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, pp. 247-263.
EN
Natali David
Chronology 2014 - Key events in European policy
Barbier, C.
In Natali D. and Vanhercke B. (Eds.), Social Policy in the European Union: State of Play 2015, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, pp. 265-287.
EN
Barbier Cécile
Social investment in Europe: a study of national policies
Bouget D. ; Frazer H. ; Marlier E. ; Sabato S. and Vanhercke B. (2015)
Report prepared in the context of European Social Policy Network (ESPN)
Bouget Denis
Sabato Sebastiano
Vanhercke Bart
Les stratégies nationales d’investissement social dans le tourment de la crise
Marlier E. et Vanhercke B.
Vanhercke Bart
La governance economica nella strategia Europa 2020: una socializzazione del semestre europeo contro ogni previsione?
Zeitlin J. and Vanhercke B. (2015)
Biblioteca della libertà, 212, pp. 19-43.
Vanhercke Bart
Unequal Europe: recommendations for a more caring EU 
Final report of the High-Level Group on 'Social Union'
Vandenbroucke F. ; Davignon E. ; Andor L. ; Atkinson T. ; Barca F. ; Berès P. et al. (2015)
Vanhercke Bart
The impact of the crisis on fundamental rights across Member States of the EU
Country Report on Belgium
Ghailani D. with Vanhercke B. (2015)
Study for the LIBE Committee, Policy Department C (Citizens’ Rights and constitutional affairs), DG Internal Policies, European Parliament, PE510.015, 75p.
Ghailani Dalila
Vanhercke Bart
Socializing the European Semester? Economic Governance and Social Policy Coordination in Europe 2020. 
Zeitlin J. and Vanhercke B. (2015) 
Report prepared for the Swedish Institute of European Studies (SIEPS)
Vanhercke Bart
Healthcare reforms and the crisis
Stamati F. and Baeten R. (2015)
ETUI Report 134, Brussels, 2015, 96p.
Baeten Rita
Stamati Furio

 

    2014

  
Insufficient Social Security? About ‘Sufficient resources 
Bouget D. (2014)
in van Oorschot W. ; Peeters H. ; Boos K. ; Invisible Social Security Revisited, Essays in Honour of Jos Berghman, Leuven, Lannoo Publishers, pp. 177-190.
Bouget Denis
Healthcare reforms and the crisis
Stamati F. and Baeten R. (2014)
ETUI Policy Briefs, 10/2014, Brussels, 7p.
Baeten Rita
Stamati Furio
Cross-border healthcare in Europe
Footman K. ; Knai C. ; Baeten R. ; Glonti K. and McKee M. (2014)
Policy Summary 14, WHO Regional Office for Europe and European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, 47 p.
Baeten Rita
About the baby and the bathwater: assessing the European Platform against Poverty
Sabato, S. and Vanhercke, B. (2014)
Working Paper 2014.09, Brussels, European Trade Union Institute, 35p.
Vanhercke Bart,
Sabato Sebastiano
Issues arising when crossing a border to give birth: an exploratory study on the French-Belgian border
Kiasuwa Mbengi R.L. ; Baeten R. ; McKee M. and Knai C. (2014)
Facts, Views & Vision in Obgyn, Vol.6, Nr.3, September 2014, pp.127-132
Baeten Rita
A Model for Implementing Sustainable and Qualitative Growth in the EU
Sabato S. ; Natali D. and Barbier C. (2014)
Martens Centre for European Studies
Sabato Sebastiano
Natali David
Barbier Cécile
Cross-border patient mobility in the European Union: in search of benefits from the new legal framework
Baeten R. (2014)
Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, Volume 19, No.4, pp. 195-197, DOI: 10.1177/1355819614544202 
Baeten Rita
Altered Europeanization of pension reform during the Great Recession: Denmark and Italy compared
de la Porte C. and Natali D. (2014)
West European Politics, vol. 37, no. 4, 732-749. 
Natali David
de la Porte Caroline
Dream vs. reality: seven case-studies on the desirability and feasibility of cross-border hospital collaboration in Europe
Glinos I.A. and Baeten R. (2014)
Social Science & Medicine, pp. 18-24, DOI information: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.07.015
Baeten Rita
Reassessing South European Pensions after the Crisis: Evidence from Two Decades of Reforms
Natali D. and Stamati F. (2014)
South European Society and Politics, vol. 19 n.3.
Natali David
Stamati Furio
Social developments in the European Union 2013
Fifteenth annual report
David Natali (Ed.)
ETUI, OSE, Brussels, 2014, 263 p.

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Introduction : A last chance to rescue Europe? (Re-)launching social EU the only strategy against anti-euro sentiments 
Natali D. (2014)
in Natali D. (Ed), Social developments in the European Union 2013, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, 2014, pp. 11-27.
Natali David
A European Social Union: key questions to answer
Vandenbroucke F. ; Vanhercke B. and Morley J. (2014)
in Natali D. (Ed), Social developments in the European Union 2013, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, 2014, pp. 85-113.
Vanhercke Bart
Towards a European minimum income? Discussions, issues and prospects
Peña-Casas R. and Bouget D. (2014)
in Natali D. (Ed), Social developments in the European Union 2013, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, 2014, pp. 131-159.
Peña-Casas Ramón
Bouget Denis
Gender equality, from the Treaty of Rome to the quota debate: between myth and reality
Ghailani D. (2014)
in Natali D. (Ed), Social developments in the European Union 2013, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, 2014, pp. 161-190.
Ghailani Dalila
Future prospects
Natali D. (2014)
in Natali D. (Ed), Social developments in the European Union 2013, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, 2014, pp. 217-234.
Natali David
Chronology 2013 – Key events in European policy
Barbier C. (2014)
in Natali D. (Ed), Social developments in the European Union 2013, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, 2014, pp. 235-254.
Barbier Cécile
Pratiques des CPAS en matière d’intégration sociale des usagers d’origine ou de nationalité étrangères – une étude exploratoire. 
Peña-Casas R. ; Ghailani D. et Wets J. (2014)
in Lahaye W. ; Pannecoucke I. ; Vranken J. & Van Rossem R. (Eds.), Pauvreté en Belgique – Annuaire 2014, Gand: Academia Press, pp. 211-226
Ghailani Dalila
Peña-Casas Ramón
Pratiques des CPAS en matière d’intégration sociale des usagers d’origine ou de nationalité étrangères – une étude exploratoire. 
Peña-Casas R. ; Ghailani D. et Wets J. (2014)
in Lahaye W. ; Pannecoucke I. ; Vranken J. & Van Rossem R. (Eds.), Pauvreté en Belgique – Annuaire 2014, Gand: Academia Press, pp. 211-226
Ghailani Dalila
Peña-Casas Ramón
A European Social Union. 10 Tough Nuts to Crack
Vandenbroucke F. with Vanhercke B. (2014)
Background report for the Friends of Europe High-Level Group on 'Social Union', Brussels: Friends of Europe, 158 p.
Vanhercke Bart
Policy learning, Aid conditionality or Domestic Politics? The Europeanisation of Dutch and Spanish activation policies through the European Social Fund
van Gerven M. ; Vanhercke B. & Gürocak S. (2014)
Journal of European Public Policy, Volume 21, Issue 4, 2014
Vanhercke Bart
Europa 2020 e lotta alla povertà: obiettivi “hard”, processi “soft”, governance in fieri
Jessoula M. ; Agostini C. and Sabato S.
in Politiche Sociali, n. 1/2014 (Bologna, Il Mulino)
Sabato Sebastiano
An OMC for All Policies: Is Belgium (still) the Best Pupil in the Class?
Vanhercke B. (2014)
in Barcevičius E. ; Weishaupt T. and Zeitlin J., Assessing the Open Method of Coordination: Institutional Design and National Influence of EU Social Policy Coordination, Palgrave. 
Vanhercke Bart

  

    2013

  
Has open coordination mattered? Tracing and evaluating the process from the Belgian presidency 2001 to the new state reform
Vanhercke B. (2013)
Revue Belge de sécurité sociale, 2/2013, pp. 229-270.
Vanhercke Bart
De januskop van de Europese armoedebestrijding: sociaal beleid in tijden van crisis 
Vanhercke B. ; Verschraegen G. (2013)
In Dierckx D. ; Coene J. ; Van Haarlem A. ; Raeymaeckers P., Armoede en Sociale Uitsluiting, Jaarboek 2013, Leuven/Den Haag: Acco. 
Vanhercke Bart
Recognition of pharmaceutical prescriptions across the European Union: A comparison of five Member States’ policies and practices
San Miguel L. et al. (2013)
Health Policy, published online, December 2013
San Miguel Lorena
Baeten Rita
Cross-border Health Care Collaboration in the European Union: Placing the patient at the centre
Mc Kee M. ; Busse R. ; Baeten R. and Glinos I. (2013) 
Eurohealth, Vol.19, n°4, 2013, pp. 3-5
Baeten Rita
Cross-Border recognition of medicines prescriptions: Results from a mystery shopping experiment
Baeten R. and San Miguel L. (2013)
Eurohealth, Vol.19, n°4, 2013, pp. 12-14
Baeten Rita
Social developments in the European Union 2012
Natali, D. and Vanhercke, B. (Eds.) 
ETUI, OSE, Brussels, 2013, 299 p.

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Foreword. The EU and the ever-changing crisis: what is the political cost of austerity? 
Natali D. and Vanhercke B. (2013) 
In Natali D. and Vanhercke B. (Eds.), Social developments in the European Union 2012, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, pp. 11-29.
Natali David
Vanhercke Bart
Reforming pensions in Europe: a comparative country analysis 
Natali D. and Stamati F. (2013)
ETUI Working Paper 2013.08, 68p.
Natali David
Stamati Furio
Under the Radar? EU Social Policy in times of Austerity
Vanhercke B. (2013) 
In Natali D. and Vanhercke B. (Eds.), Social developments in the European Union 2012, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, pp. 91-120.
Vanhercke Bart
Desperately seeking the European Employment Strategy in the new economic governance of the European Union
Peña-Casas R. (2013)
In Natali D. and Vanhercke B. (Eds.), Social developments in the European Union 2012, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, pp. 123-145.
Peña-Casas Ramón
Vicissitudes of the social case law of the Court of Justice in times of recession
Ghailani D. (2013) 
In Natali D. and Vanhercke B. (Eds.), Social developments in the European Union 2012, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, pp. 215-243.
Ghailani Dalila
Future prospects – Vademecum to address EU policy and political challenges
Natali D. (2013)
In Natali D. and Vanhercke B. (Eds.), Social developments in the European Union 2012, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, pp. 245-263.
Natali David
Chronology 2012 – Key events in European policy
Barbier, C. (2013) 
In Natali D. and Vanhercke B. (Eds.), Social developments in the European Union 2012, ETUI, OSE, Brussels, pp. 265-291.
Barbier Cécile
Obstacles to the recognition of medical prescriptions issued in one EU country and presented in another
San Miguel L. ; Baeten R. ; Remmen R. ; Busse R. ; Gil J. ; Knai C. ;  Mäkinen M. ; Rubert G. ; and McKee M. (2013)
Eur J Public Health, first published online June 11, 2013 doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckt071
Baeten Rita
Strategic positioning and creative solutions: French patient flows to hospitals and polyclinics in the Belgian Ardennes (Belgium–France)
Kiasuwa R. and Baeten R. (2013)
In Glinos I. and Wismar M. (eds), Hospitals and borders, Seven case studies on cross-border collaboration and health system interactions, Observatory Studies Series, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.
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Baeten Rita
Le fondamenta normative del welfare state: lo stato dell’arte e nuove prospettive di ricerca 
(The Normative Foundations of the Welfare State: the State of the Art and New Research Perspectives)
Natali D. (2013)
Stato e Mercato, 97, forthcoming 2013.
Natali David

 
 
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