20 November 2018

Why Current Restrictions on EU immigrants’ Access to Welfare Rights should be Lifted: An Argument from International Reciprocity

By Dimitrios Efthymiou

What restrictions in terms of access to its welfare system, would an EU member-state in a free movement Union opt for if it didn't know how the benefits and costs of freedom of movement would be distributed among the Union's member states?

Political visions
9 November 2018

Public support for Social Europe: A versatile reality

By Sharon Baute

To get the full picture of what specific designs of Social Europe are politically viable and legitimate, knowledge is needed on whether citizens’ interpretations of Social Europe are similar or vary across EU member states. In addition, cross-national studies would also allow identifying potential differences in support levels of different EU-level social policies between European populations, which can help us to understand what coalitions between countries can be formed in the future development of Social Europe.

Public opinion
4 October 2018

Macron Vs Orbán and Salvini: the debate on Twitter between openness and closure

By Martina Zaghi

On August 28 Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán flew to Milan to meet Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini. We followed the public discussion on Twitter related to the meeting, collecting and analyzing messages, retweets and comments.

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Public opinion
9 November 2018

Public support for Social Europe: A versatile reality

To get the full picture of what specific designs of Social Europe are politically viable and legitimate, knowledge is needed on whether citizens’ interpretations of Social Europe are similar or vary across EU member states. In addition, cross-national studies would also allow identifying potential differences in support levels of different EU-level social policies between European populations, which can help us to understand what coalitions between countries can be formed in the future development of Social Europe.

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Special Podcast | The REScEU élite survey

In this podcast episode, Alessandro Pellegata (University of Milan) discusses some of the preliminary results of the REScEU élite survey, an investigation that has been developed and conducted under the framework of the project “Reconciling Economic and Social Europe: Values, Ideas and Politics” funded by an Advanced Grant of the European Research Council (ERC).

The podcast was produced by the Brussels-based audio and podcast agency, Bulle Media.

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