Understanding welfare state development in Asia and Europe

27 - 28 March 2017 - CPC's Professor Traute Meyer presented a paper on 'Democracies, economies and social protection: Understanding welfare state development in Asia and Europe' during a two day workshop in Taiwan.

Traute, who is currently working within the migration strand of the CPC, is co-editor of the Journal of European Social Policy and a board member of the Network for European Social Policy Analysis, was a discussant and chair for other sessions at the event, which was organised by the Center for Asia-Pacific Area Studies (CAPAS), RCHSS, Academia Sinica.

Other notable speakers from the National Taiwan University, The Education University of Hong Kong and School of Government, Sun Yat-sen University were also at the event. The full programme is available here.

Traute is currently working on the following projects within the CPC:

- The pension rights of intra-EU migrant workers

- Understanding the drivers and consequence of population changes in the UK in the context of a changing Europe

- Free movement, pension costs: the projected pension outcomes of European Union migrants to Britain in comparative perspective


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