Digital Symposium: COVID-19 as a turning point?

In his contribution, CRC member Ivo Mossg discusses the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic for socio-economic development disparities and the role of social policy in this context.

Read more // 03.07.2020

Volume edited by Carina Schmitt: CRC series with Palgrave Mcmillan has started

The book kicks off the series “Global Dynamics of Social Policy” and covers the influence of external actors on social protection in the Global South.

Read more // 01.07.2020

Prof. Dr. Carina Schmitt
Prof. Dr. Carina Schmitt

Covid-19 and live-in care workers

In a blog post Anna Safuta and Kristin Noack examine the impact of the corona crisis on migrant care workers. Their precarious situation gets aggravated.

Read more // 22.06.2020

Covid-19: Team around CRC member Heinz Rothgang has evaluated a nationwide survey of nursing homes

Homes and care services are highly affected by the pandemic. Nearly half of the services report that outpatient care is at risk.

Read more // 20.06.2020

"All shortcomings of the past cannot suddenly be corrected"

Prof. Dr. Delia González de Reufels (photo: Steven Keller)
Prof. Dr. Delia González de Reufels (photo: Steven Keller)
Delia González de Reufels, director of project B02, explains in an interview why Latin America has recently become the hotspot of the Covid 19 pandemic. According to the reported infection figures, individual countries of the region are affected to varying degrees - which is related to the different resources and strategies that governments apply in dealing with the pandemic. But that does not tell the whole story.

Read more // 17.06.2020

Gita Steiner-Khamsi cooperating with CRC 1342

Steiner-Khamsi, professor for comapartive and international education at Columbia University and the the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, is joining as Mercator Fellow for two months.

Read more // 10.06.2020

Prof. Dr. Gita Steiner-Khamsi
Prof. Dr. Gita Steiner-Khamsi

CRC 1342 Social Policy Country Briefs Series launched

The series provides country-specific snapshots of social policy developments around the world. In the first edition Gabriela de Carvalho examines the health care system of Brazil.

Read more // 04.06.2020

Covid-19 effects on migrant workers in Western Europe

Migrant workers face severe economic uncertainties because of the pandemic, Eloisa Harris, Friederike Römer and Jakob Henninger write in a blog post for Social Europe. But the extent varies, depending on the social policies of the states.

Read more // 29.05.2020

Eloisa Harris, Jakob Henninger and Friederike Römer (left to right)
Eloisa Harris, Jakob Henninger and Friederike Römer (left to right)

Team around CRC member Heinz Rothgang starts survey among nursing homes on effects of Corona pandemic

A research team at the University of Bremen wants to find out what challenges nursing facilities face during the corona pandemic and how they deal with it. The aim is to make proposals for policy makers to take appropriate action.

Read more // 28.04.2020

Prof. Dr. Heinz Rothgang
Prof. Dr. Heinz Rothgang

"Our CRC is strongly affected"

Spokesperson Herbert Obinger explains how the Covid-19 pandemic affects the work of CRC 1342.

Read more // 27.04.2020

Prof. Dr. Herbert Obinger
Prof. Dr. Herbert Obinger