Working Poor in Western Europe
Researcher Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Andreß, Henning Lohmann, Marco Gießelmann
Project Description This Project aims at analysing the extent and the structure of in-work poverty in Europe from a country comparative perspective. The incidence of in-work poverty is regarded as a consequence of transforming systems of social security and labour market flexibilisation and deregulation. Thus, at first we will provide an exhaustive description of differences in country-specific frameworks. In a second step we will refer to these differences as explanations for the extent and the structure of in-work poverty.

Our empirical analyses are based on data from the German SOEP and the European Community Household Panel (ECHP). Furthermore experts from different European countries contribute country specific analyses. In addition, part of the project it is to coordinate an exchange of knowledge within a network of these researchers.
Data SOEP, ECHP
Methods Bi- and multivariate Regression-Analyses
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Contact Person Marco Gießelmann
Further information Conferences