Work-life balance (WLB)

Since 2014, the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) has been supporting the European Commission with independent information, analysis and expertise on social policies to foster the development of evidence-based social policy initiatives at European level. In particular, the ESPN supports the Commission in monitoring progress towards the EU’s social protection and social inclusion objectives as set out in the Europe 2020 Strategy, the European Pillar of Social Rights and the European Semester.

The OSE was contracted by the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) to conduct research, which will result in the 18th edition of the joint edited volume. It will feature renowned academic scholars — Daniel Clegg, Amandine Crespy, Maria João Rodrigues, Vivien Schmidt and Mario Telò — as well as OSE and ETUI contributors. Editors: Bart Vanhercke, Sebastiano Sabato and Denis Bouget.

Research interests: European social policy. Regulatory initiatives in the realm of family policy and flexible work. Soft law initiatives in social investment. Fiscal dimension of EU policy, Nordic welfare model. Fair Working conditions.

Research Associate