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New publication on poverty in large families

In the article "Large families and poverty in Austria: What explains their disproportionate risk of experiencing income poverty?", published in the International Journal of Social Welfare, Karin…

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Publication in the Research Handbook on Health Care Policy

This new Research Handbook presents extensive coverage of key theoretical and policy issues within the field of health care research. August Österle’s contribution on “Long-term Care” introduces the…

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Book contribution "Thoughts on the present and future of the Austrian welfare state"

In the book contribution "Thoughts on the present and future of the Austrian welfare state", written by Karin Heitzmann for the anthology "The welfare state as a guarantor of democracy" published by…

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Socioeconomics Research Seminar Vortrag 28. März 2023, 5:00 - 7:00 Uhr. D4. 3.106

Silke Bothfeld, City University of Applied Sciences Bremen Title: Towards the eco-social state? How the (implicit) normative approach in gender scholarship in comparative welfare state research can…

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New Publication

Georges, Daniela, Buber-Ennser, Isabella, Rengs, Bernhard, Kohlenberger, Judith, Doblhammer, Gabriele. 2021. Health determinants among refugees in Austria and Germany: A propensity-matched comparative…

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New publication on donation behaviour by income groups

In their study "The relation between income and donations as a proportion of income revisited: literature review and empirical application", published in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly,…

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New Specialization from Summer Term 2021: Health and Social Policy

From Summer Term 2021, students in Business and Economics, Betriebswirtschaft, Internationale Betriebswirtschaft and Wirtschaftsrecht can choose Health and Social Policy as a new exciting…

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New Publications on brokering agencies in the market for live-in migrant care work in Austria and Germany 19 October 202

In the publication „Yet another black box: brokering agencies in the evolving market for live-in migrant care work in Austria and Germany“, Simone Leiber, Verena Rossow, August Österle und Timm Frerk…

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New Publication on the development of the Austrian social services sector during the 2008 economic crisis

The article „The Scarring Effect of the 2008 Economic Crisis: Growth and Growth Decline in Austria’s Nonprofit Social Services Sector ” by Astrid Pennerstorfer, Stephanie Reitzinger und Ulrike…

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Kurt Rothschild-Research Prize 2020

In September 2020, Karin Heitzmann has been awarded with the Kurt Rothschild-Research Prize 2020 by the Dr.-Karl-Renner-Institute. The prize is granted to researchers who not only target their…