I am the Academic Director of the Institute of Economic and Social Research (WSI) of the Hans Boeckler Foundation and Professor of Public Policy at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin (on leave). I am also faculty member of the Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies. You find me here on twitter and here on facebook.
Since September 1, 2016 I am the Academic Director of the Institute of Economic and Social Research (WSI) of the Hans Böckler Foundation and on leave from the Hertie School. The WSI is an independent academic institute within the Hans-Böckler-Foundation, a non-profit organisation fostering co-determination and promoting research and academic study on behalf of the German Confederation of Trade Unions (DGB). Since it was founded in 1946, the institute's focus has always been on the improvement of life chances, on social justice and fair working and living conditions.
Just published: Wagner, Bettina and Anke Hassel. 2016. "Move to Work, Move to Stay? Mapping Atypical Labour Migration into Germany." In: Jon Erik Dolvik and Line Eldring (eds.). Labour Mobility in the Enlarged Single European Market. Comparative Social Research. Vol. 32.
On the Hertie Blog: "Europe, let's take a moment to reflect!". June 24th 2016.
Just accepted for publication: Anke Hassel. 2016. "No way to escape imbalances in the Eurozone? Three sources for Germany’s export dependency: Industrial relations, social insurance and fiscal federalism." Forthcoming in German Politics.
Now available online: Hassel, Anke, Jette Steen Knudsen and Bettina Wagner. 2016. Winning the Battle or Losing the War: The Impact of European Integration on Labour Market Institutions in Germany and Denmark. Journal of European Public Policy. Published online: 6 July 2016.
Just published: Anke Hassel. 2016. "Le modèle allemand en transition." In: Revue française des affaires sociales 2016/1 (n° 5), 141-161.
I am chairing an expert group on "Workers' Voice and Good Corporate Governance in transnational firms in Europe" which was set up by the Hans Böckler Stiftung. More information you find here and here. The initial working paper "Open Questions" can be found here. [586 KB]
My article "The Paradox of Liberalization - Understanding Dualism and the Recovery of the German Political Economy" is the most cited article published in 2014 & 2015 in the British Journal of Industrial Relations.
Conference on “National Growth Strategies and Welfare State Reform”
Paris, December 10-11, 2015
Organizers: Anke Hassel, Hertie School of Governance and Bruno Palier, Sciences Po
Different countries or regions of the world have recently attempted to define a “growth strategy”, aimed at stimulating economic growth and job creation, in which social protection plays a more or less pronounced role. At the European level, since the late 1990s, Europe has been seeking to define a growth model for its member states, defined by the slogan of the Lisbon strategy: “make Europe’s economy the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy, capable of sustainable economic growth with more and better jobs and greater social cohesion“, in which a “renewed” social protection is central. In its recent reformulation, the Europe 2020 strategy, for “smart, sustainable and inclusive” growth, continues to promote welfare state reforms. More recently, the EU competitiveness strategy associates economic policy orientations (austerity, growth through cost-competiveness and export capacities) with social protection “structural” reforms. more
- Wagner, Bettina and Anke Hassel. 2016. Move to Work, Move to Stay? Mapping Atypical Labour Migration into Germany. In: Jon Erik Dolvik and Line Eldring (eds.). Labour Mobility in the Enlarged Single European Market. Comparative Social Research. Vol. 32.
- Hassel, Anke. 2016. Le modèle allemand en transition. Revue française des affaires sociales 2016/1 (n° 5), 141-161.
- Hassel, Anke and Nicole Helmerich. 2016. Institutionalizing Self-regulatory Labour Standards. In: Yossi Dahan, Hanna Lerner, Faina Milman-Sivan (eds.). Global Justice and International Labour Rights. Cambridge University Press.
- Wagner, Bettina and Anke Hassel. 2016. Posting, subcontracting and low-wage employment in the German meat industry. In: Transfer Special Issue on "Labour mobility in the EU: between economic freedom and labour standards" No. 2/2016. Here online.
- Hassel, Anke, Jette Steen Knudsen and Bettina Wagner. 2016. Winning the Battle or Losing the War: The Impact of European Integration on Labour Market Institutions in Germany and Denmark. Journal of European Public Policy.
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