DFG-Project Website

"It's your own fault.. right? A comparative, urban sociological explanation of homelessness in the interplay of individual, institutional, and structural factors"
Research project on the causes of homelessness that includes the role of social policies in preventing and tackling homelessness (or failing to do so)
(DFG Research Grant (441782944)
term: 2020-2023

Crisis Corporatism or Corporatism in Crisis? Social Concertation and Social Pacts in Europe“

Comparative project on EU member states' response to crises and the role of social partners in crisis management.
DFG Research Grant (289769799)
term: 2016 - 2019

"Welfare State Reform Support from Below"
Comparative project on public opinion and organized interests' influence on welfare reform in Europe.
Sonderforschungsbereich Political Economy of Reform (SFB 884), Universität Mannheim (with Bernhard Ebbinghaus)
term: 2014 - 2017

"Achieving Quality Long-term Care in Residential Facilities", European Commission Service Order N°: VT/2010/026 (Project management: PPMI, OSE)
term: 2011 - 2012

"Einfluss und Wirkungsweise der Offenen Methode der Koordinierung", European Commission Service Order N°: VC/2009/0880 (Project management: PPMI)
term: 2009 - 2011

Advisory role / Research reports:

European Network of Public Employment Services: "Methods of Quality Management. Study Visit Report (Austria)" (PDF)

European Network of Public Employment Services: "Establishing and Operating Performance Management in PES" (PDF)

ILO: "Social Partners and the Governance of Public Employment Services: Trends and Experiences from Western Europe" (PDF)

European Commission's PES-to-PES Dialogue: "Central Steering and Local Autonomy in Public Employment Services" (PDF)

WiPol "Zielsteuerung in der Arbeitsverwaltung - ein europäischer Vergleich" (PDF)