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01-07-2015

New paper on „Measuring Welfare State Generosity“ presented at the CES conference 2015



12-11-2014

New Working Paper available...



12-11-2014

Project team to participate in an Expert Workshop on "Development and Dissemination of Social Policy Indicators"...



13-02-2014

New CWED program generosity scores and the first CWED Working Paper available...



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Detlef Jahn

Principal Investigator

Mail: djahn@uni-greifswald.de

Phone: +49 (0)3834 86-3151

Fax: +49 (0)3834 86-3153

Detlef Jahn is Professor of Comparative Politics and the principal investigator of this research project. Before joining the Department of Political Science at the University of Greifswald in 1999, he worked as a Research Professor at the Nottingham Trent University (1996-1999). While writing his Habilitation (a German post-doctoral degree), he spent most of his time at the Department of Political Science at the University of Göteborg (1994-1996). He received his doctoral degree from the European University Institute in Florence in 1991. His PhD thesis dealt with "New Politics in Trade Unions" and was supervised by Gøsta Esping-Andersen and Claus Offe. Detlef Jahn's work is focused on comparative politics. In particular, he concentrates on methodological aspects of comparison. His latest articles on comparative politics deal with conceptual and methodological issues of processes of diffusion and public policy. [more...]

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Kati Kuitto

Researcher

Mail: kuitto@uni-greifswald.de

Phone: +49 (0)3834 86-3156

Fax: +49 (0)3834 86-3153

Kati Kuitto is coordinator and senior researcher in this research project. She studied Political Science at the Freie Universität Berlin and gained her Ph.D. from University of Greifswald with a thesis on "Emerging Patterns of Welfare Policies in Central and Eastern Europe. Post-Communist Welfare States in the European Context". Previously a research assistant at Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB), she joined the Department of Political Science at the University of Greifswald as a research fellow in January 2004. Her research interests include comparative welfare state research, public policy in Central and Eastern Europe, comparative methods and diffusion of policies across units. [more...]

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Nils Düpont

Researcher

Mail: duepont@uni-greifswald.de

Phone: +49 (0)3834 86-3156

Fax: +49 (0)3834 86-3153

Nils Düpont studied Political Science, Scandinavian Studies and Communication Science at the University of Greifswald. Since July 2009 he works as a research fellow. Apart from comparative welfare state research he is interested in comparative methodology as well as party politics and the party-voter linkage in the OECD-countries. His Ph.D. thesis deals with determinants of party’s ideological positions. [more...]

Jan Helmdag

Graduate Researcher

Mail:jan.helmdag@stud.uni-greifswald.de

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Eric Lingner

Graduate Researcher

Mail: eric.lingner@uni-greifswald.de



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