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INSPIRES Publications

Working papers


The official INSPIRES Leaflet

Bigos, M., Qaran, W., Fenger, M., Koster, F., Mascini, P., & Veen Van Der, R. (2013). Review essay on labour market resilience [D1.1].

Articles, book chapters and reports


Taylor-Gooby, P., Otto, A. Gumy, M. (2015): Can New Welfare Adress Poverty through More and Better Jobs. In Journal of Social Policy, Cambridge University Press, P. 83-104.

Knuth, M. (2015): A Polarized labor market: German labor market outlook. In: International Labor Brief 13 (2), P. 18-31. 

Knuth, Matthias (2015): Zehn Jahre Grundsicherung für Arbeitsuchende. Ein kritischer Rückblick auf „Hartz IV“ (IAQ-Standpunkt, 1).

Jacob, Katharina; Knuth, Matthias (2015): Studienförderung für die akademische Nachqualifizierung von Migranten: Fehlanzeige. In: WSI-Mitteilungen 68 (5), S. 383–387.

Aa Van Der, P., & Berkel Van, R. (2014). Innovating job activation by involving employersInternational Social Security Review, 67(2), 11. 

Struyven, L. (2014). Varieties of market competition in public employment services: A comparison of the emergence and evolution of the new system in Australia, the Netherlands and Belgium. Social Policy & Administration, 48(2), 149-168.

Berkel Van, R. (2014). Quasi-markets and the delivery of activation - A frontline perspectiveSocial Policy and Administration, 48(2), 188. 

Berkel Van, R. (2014). Welfare-to-work at the frontlineRegions, 294, 23. 

Bigos, M., Qaran, W., Fenger, M., Veen Van Der, R., & Koster, F. (2014). Labour market resilience in Europe - INSPIRES benchmark report INSPIRES.

Bonoli, G. (2014). Networking the unemployed: Can policy interventions facilitate access to employment through informal channelsInternational Social Security Review, 67(6), 85. 

Champion, C., & Bonoli, G. (2014). Integration of social and labour market policy institutions: Towards more control and responsiveness? Social Policy Review, 26(11), 201. 

Dimoulas, C. (2014). Exploring the impact of emplyment policy measures in the context of crisis: The case of greeceInternational Social Security Review, 67(4), 49. 

Ellison, M. (2014). No future to risk? the impact of economic crises and austerity on young people at the margins of european employment and welfare settingsSocial Policy Review, 26, 155. 

Ellison, M., & Berkel Van, R. (2014). Introduction: Innovative social and labour market policies in europe in times of crisisInternational Social Security Review, 67(1), 1-10. 

Fenger, M., Koster, F., Struyven, L., & Veen Van Der, R. (2014). Smart policies or sheer luck? labour market resilience in the low countriesSocial Policy and Administration, 48, 492. 

Fenger, M., & Torre Van Der, L. (2014). Policy innovations for including disabled people in the labour market: A study of innovative practices of dutch sheltered work companiesInternational Social Security Review, 67(5), 67. 

Fenger, M. (2014). De Veerkrachtige Arbeidsmarkt. Amsterdam University Press.

Knuth, M. (2014). Broken hierarchies, quasi-markets and supported networks - A governance experiment in the second tier of germany's public employment serviceSocial Policy and Administration, 48(2), 240. 

Knuth, M. (2014). German labour market outlook. UNI DUE. 

Knuth, M. (2014). Germany: Attempting to activate the long-term unemployed with reduced working capacity. Disability benefits, welfare reform and employment policy. (pp. 153) Palgrave Macmillan. 

Knuth, M. (2014). The impossible is what we do at once, but miracles take a bit longer. labour market reforms and the 'job miracle' in germany. European  Economic and Social Committee.

Knuth, Matthias; Kaps, Petra (2014): Arbeitsmarktreformen und "Beschäftigungswunder" in Deutschland. In: WSI-Mitteilungen (3), S. 173–181.

Jacobsen, Heike; Knuth, Matthias (2014): Erwerbsarbeit um welchen Preis? . Kehrseiten des deutschen Arbeitsmarktwunders. Editorial. In: Arbeit 23 (2), S. 171–178.

Kaps, Petra; Knuth, Matthias (2014): Arbeitsmarkt und soziale Sicherung: Zeit für eine neue Agenda. Editorial. In: WSI-Mitteilungen (3), S. 172.

Knuth, Matthias; Stegmann, Tim; Zink, Lina (2014): Die Wirkungen des Bundesprogramms „Perspektive 50plus“. Chancen für ältere Langzeitarbeitslose (IAQ-Report, 1).

Knuth, Matthias (2014): Arbeitsmarktentwicklung und Hartz I–IV: Gesundung des Arbeitsmarktes durch die Hartz-Reformen? In: Soziale Sicherheit (12), S. 435–441.

Knuth, Matthias (2014): Broken hierarchies, quasi-markets, and supported networks. A governance experiment in the second tier of Germany's public employment service. In: Social Policy and Administration 48 (2), S. 240–261. DOI: 10.1111/spol.12059.

Knuth, Matthias (2014): Die Hartz-Reformen und das deutsche "Job-Wunder". In: wohnungslos (2), S. 63–70.

Knuth, Matthias (2014): Gesund Dank Dr. Hartz? "Strukturreformen" und "Beschäftigungswunder" in Deutschland. 2. September 2014 (

Knuth, Matthias (2014): Schneller, mehr, billiger? Maßnahmen der aktiven Arbeitsförderung (SGB III) bzw. Eingliederung (SGB II) als Dienstleistungsmarkt. In: Sozialrecht aktuell 18 (Sonderheft 2014), S. 52–57.

Minas, R. (2014). One-stop shops: Increasing employability and overcoming welfare state fragme ntation?International Journal of Social Welfare. 

Minas, R. (2014). Rescaling inequality? welfare reform and local variation in social assistance paymentsSocial Policy Review, 26, 239. 

Struyven, L. (2014). Waarom onze arbeidsmarkt de crisis relatief goed heeft doorstaan ... althans op korte termijnDe Gids Op Maatschappelijk Gebied, 105(2), 32. 

Taylor-Gooby, P. (2014). Europe's new welfarism: The intensification of work at all costs? Retrieved 08/25, 2014, from 

Taylor-Gooby, P. (2014). New paradigms in public policy. British Academy, UK. 


Berkel Van, R., & Leisink, L. (2013). Both sides now: Theoretical perspectives on the link between social and HR policies in promoting labour market participation. Managing social issues, A public value perspective. Cheltenham: Edwar Eigar. 

Bonoli, G. (2013). The origins of active social policy, Oxford University Press.

Dimoulas, C. (2013). Greece financialization and the EU. the political economy of debt and destruction. Palgrave MacMillan. 

Fenger, M., & Ellison, M. (2013). Review article: The organisation and management of new welfare, work and family life in europe in new wefare in practice. Journal of Social Policy and Society. 

Fenger, M., & Ellison, M. (2013). Social investment, protection and inequality within the new economy and politics of welfare in europeSocial Policy & Society, 12(4), 611. 

Fenger, M., & Qaran, W. (2013). New welfare in health insurances? trends in risk-coverage and self-responsibility in four european countries. Social Policy and Society, 12(4), 597. 

Fenger, M., Steen Van Der, M., & Torre Van Der, L. (2013). The responsiveness of social policies in Europe. Bristol: Policy Press. 

Fenger, M., Twist Van, M., & Steen Van Der, M. (2013). Complex causality in improving underperforming schools: A complex adaptive systems approach. Policy & Politics, 41(7), 551. 

Fenger, M., Ellison, M. (2013). Introduction: New welfare in practice: Trends challegnes & dillemas. Social Policy and Society, 12(1), 547. 

Knuth, M. (2013). Winners, losers, and the question of solidarity. Journee En l'honneur De Jean-Claude Barbier, Duisberg Essen. 

Knuth, M., & Brussig, M. (2013). Germany: Attempting to activate the long-term unemployed with reduced working capacity, in: Disability benefits, welfare roferom and employment policy. pp. 153-177. Palgrave Macmillan

Knuth, M., & Brussig, M. (2013). Work and the welfare state. street level organisations and workfare politics. Good intentions and institutional blindness: Migrant populations and the implementation of german activation policy in: Work and the Welfare state. H9. Georgetown University Press. 

Monsonis, I., & Garces, J. (2013). Substainability and transformation in european social policy. Peter Lang, Oxford. 

Struyven, L. (2013). Arbeidsmarkt veel dynamischer dan gedacht. Dynam Belgium, Leuven.

Struyven, L., & Dooren Van, G. (2013). Sociale activering als een verdere differentiatie van het activeringsaanbod voor kwetsbare groepen. Tijdschrift Van Het Steunpunt WSE, 23, 52. 

Taylor-Gooby, P. (2013). The double crisis of the welfare state and what we can do about it. Palgrave Macmillan. 

Conference workshops and project presentations


Bigos, M. (2014). Presentation: The ISNPIRES research project. Inspires, Rotterdam, Bilderberg Hotel.

Struyven, L. (2014). Presentation: Labour Market stabilisers during the crisis. Inspires. SPA Conference.

Symenoaki, K. (2014). Presentation: Resilient Labour Market Indicators: A fuzzy forecast approach for femaly unemployment rates in the Southern European Countries. ESPAnet conference, Oslo, Norway, 4-6 September, 2014.

Taylor-Gooby, P. (2013). Presentation: The INSPIRES research project. Inspires, Horizon 2020.

Koster, F. (2013) Presentation: The INSPIRES research project, International Conference of the Flexwork Research Center Amsterdam.


Conference papers


Despoina, Papadopoulou. (2016)​. Greek Sociological Review (Language: Greek)

Despoina, Papadopoulou. (2016) Politiques innovantes et résilientes pour l’emploi des groupes fragiles et exclus en période de crise en Grèce (Language: French)


Aa Van Der, P. (2013). Who is the client? innovating job activation by involvingemployersEspanet, Poznan.

Bonoli, G. (2013). Networking the unemployed. can policy interventions facilitate access to employment through informal channels? Espanet, Poznan.

Dimoulas, C. (2013). Exploring the resilience of employment policy measures in the context of crisis:  the case of greeceEspanet, Poznan.

Fenger, M., Qaran, W., Koster, F., Bigos, M., Mascini, P., & Veen van der, R. (2013). Labour market resilience -INSPIRES working essay no. 1.Espanet, Poznan.

Fenger, M., & Torre Van Der, L. (2013). Policy innovations for including disabled people in the labour-market: A study of innovative practices of dutch sheltered work companiesEspanet, Poznan.

Kazepov, Y., & et al. (2013). The butterfly and the elephant: Local social innovation, the welfare state and new poverty dynamicsEspanet, Poznan.

Minas, R., & et al. (2013). Decentralized inequality? devolution and local variation  in social assistance paymentsEspanet, Poznan.

Taylor-Gooby, P. (2013). Can 'New welfare' address poverty through more and better jobs? . Espanet, Poznan.

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