2804, 2016

Social Investment and Development Conference

April 28th, 2016|events, news|Comments Off on Social Investment and Development Conference

University of Wroclaw 22-24 September, 2016
Innosi members at the University of Wroclaw, Poland are offering a conference entitled “Social Investment and Development” organized this year by the Institute of Social Policy with the cooperation of the ICRA Foundation. The conference will take place in Warsaw (Poland), on 22-24 September 2016.

The University of Wrocław team is the organiser one […]

2704, 2016

An IOP – not a panacea for all seasons, but still a valuable ”third way”

April 27th, 2016|blog|Comments Off on An IOP – not a panacea for all seasons, but still a valuable ”third way”

by Inga Narbutaite Aflaki, Karlstad University

It is springtime in Sweden and a feeling of euphoria is in the air at a national conference on new forms of collaboration on more equal terms between public authorities and NGOs, so called IOP (“idéburna offentliga partnerskap”) partnerships. Interestingly, and in contrast to developments in some other places in Europe, political […]

2604, 2016

The state of the art of Social Investment

April 26th, 2016|reports|Comments Off on The state of the art of Social Investment

A provisional overview of public policy according to ‘social investment’ from an institutional perspective
Editors
Stephen J. Barnett (EUCLID Network), Dr. Gavin Bailey and Prof. Chris Fox (Manchester Metropolitan University)

This report is a snapshot of the state of play in 2015 of the ways in which welfare states are moving towards social investment approaches and the extent […]

804, 2016

Social Innovation Policies Involving Social Economy Organizations

April 8th, 2016|reports|Comments Off on Social Innovation Policies Involving Social Economy Organizations

Survey Evidence from European Countries
by Andrea Bassi, Giulio Ecchia and Alice Guerra
In this paper, we investigate significant social innovation policies (related to the concept of social investment) involving the role of Social Economy organizations, and we discuss some relevant national and regional social innovation experiences by relying upon the current national and international literature, reports […]

504, 2016

Labour Market Participation for Dutch women

April 5th, 2016|blog|Comments Off on Labour Market Participation for Dutch women

The evolutional path to equality
by Eva Hijmans, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences

 

According to the reform program 2014 of the Ministry of Economic affairs in The Netherlands: “labour market  participation of women in the Netherlands is among the highest in Europe (71.9% as compared to 62.3% in the EU-28). At the same time, the majority of […]