Lyle Scruggs & Gabriela Ramalho Tafoya “50 Years of Welfare State Generosity” (forthcoming in Social Policy & Administration).


Aldieri, Luigi, Cristian Barra, Nazzareno Ruggiero, and Concetto Paolo Vinci. “Green Energies, Employment, and Institutional Quality: Some Evidence for the OECD.” Sustainability 13, no. 6 (January 2021): 3252.

Alper, Kaitlin, Evelyne Huber, and John D. Stephens. “Poverty and Social Rights Among the Working Age Population in Post-Industrial Democracies.” Social Forces 99, no. 4 (2021): 1710–44.

Bolukbasi, H. Tolga, Kerem Gabriel Öktem, and Efe Savaş. “Measuring Welfare States beyond the Three Worlds: Refining State-of-the-Art Tools.” Social Policy & Administration.

Dotti Sani, Giulia M., and Matteo Luppi. “Absence from Work after the Birth of the First Child and Mothers’ Retirement Incomes: A Comparative Analysis of 10 European Countries.” Work, Employment and Society, 2020.

Gschwind, Lutz. “Generous to Workers$\ne$ Generous to All: Implications of European Unemployment Benefit Systems for the Social Protection of Immigrants.” Comparative Political Studies, 2021.

Kerstenetzky, Celia, and Graciele Guedes. “Great Recession, Great Regression? The Welfare State in the Twenty-First Century.” Cambridge Journal of Economics 45, no. 1 (January 1, 2021): 151–94.

Komp-Leukkunen, Kathrin. “Breadwinner Models Revisited: How a Couple’s Combined Work Histories Influence the Retirement Transition.” Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society 28, no. 2 (May 1, 2021): 335–58.

Kuitto, Kati, and Jan Helmdag. “Extending Working Lives: How Policies Shape Retirement and Labour Market Participation of Older Workers.” Social Policy & Administration 55, no. 3 (2021): 423–39.

Matthay, Ellicott C., Erin Hagan, Spruha Joshi, May Lynn Tan, David Vlahov, Nancy Adler, and M. Maria Glymour. “The Revolution Will Be Hard to Evaluate: How Co-Occurring Policy Changes Affect Research on the Health Effects of Social Policies.” MedRxiv, 2021, 2020–10.

Shizume, Masato, Masatoshi Kato, and Ryozo Matsuda. “A Corporate-Centred Conservative Welfare Regime: Three-Layered Protection in Japan.” Journal of Asian Public Policy 14, no. 1 (January 2, 2021): 110–33.

Taschwer, Mario Tobias. “The Political Economy of Minimum Income Benefits: How Parties, Unions and Migration Influence Benefit Adequacy.” Journal of European Social Policy 31, no. 1 (February 1, 2021): 30–43.

Verweij, Stefan, and Barbara Vis. “Three Strategies to Track Configurations over Time with Qualitative Comparative Analysis.” European Political Science Review 13, no. 1 (2021): 95–111.

Working Papers

WP 2016-2 Roberto Iacono “The Nordic model and the oil nation” (link)

WP 2016-1 Niklas Jakobsson and Staffan Kumlin “Election Campaign Agendas, Government Partisanship, and the Welfare State” (link)

WP 2014-3 Carlo Knotz and Johannes Lindvall “Coalitions and Compensation: The Case of Unemployment Benefit Duration” (link)

WP 2014-2 Detlef Jahn, Kati Kuitto, Nils Düpont and Sebastian Stephan “Uneven responsiveness to diffusion effects? Regional patterns of unemployment policy diffusion in Western and Eastern Europe” (link)

WP 2014-1 Lyle Scruggs “Social Welfare Generosity Scores in CWED 2: A Methodological Genealogy” (link)