07 March 2018
Eurofound style guide is designed to be used by all Eurofound authors – both internal and external – and those who are involved in the process of editing the different products. Use of the style guide will help Eurofound to deliver high-quality information products and so increase our visibility and influence as part of the overall strategic objective ‘to provide scientifically sound, unbiased, timely and policy-relevant knowledge that contributes to better informed policies for upwards convergence of living and working conditions in Europe’.
Mapping varieties of industrial relations: Eurofound’s analytical framework applied - Executive summary
29 January 2018
The 2016 Eurofound report 'Mapping key dimensions of industrial relations' defines industrial relations as the collective and individual governance of work and employment. It identifies four key dimensions: Industrial democracy; Industrial competitiveness; Social justice; and Quality of work and employment.
21 December 2017
Demographic change is increasing the number of older workers in employment in Europe. In order for all of them to work beyond 55 or even after the pension age, it is necessary to identify what are the factors preventing or helping workers to have a sustainable work.
21 December 2017
This programming document describes Eurofound’s planned work over the programming period 2017–2020. It sets out the policy and institutional context for the programme, describes the multiannual programme for the four-year period and sets out the work programme for 2018.
14 December 2017
Despite positive signs of improvement in the youth labour market across the European Union since 2014, concerns persist regarding the high levels of youth unemployment and long-term youth unemployment. While long-term youth unemployment is certainly not a new policy challenge for Europe, there is broad agreement that, having been exacerbated by the 2008 economic crisis, it now affects a wider range of young people than it ever did before.
07 December 2017
The European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS) is an established tool for monitoring and analysing quality of life in the EU. Carried out in 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2016, the EQLS documents the living conditions and social situation of European ci...
28 November 2017
This report provides an overview of how public and private (both for-profit and non-profit) provision of care homes for older people has changed over the last decade. Even though there has been considerable change in the size and ownership of care homes, there are no EU-wide harmonised data disaggregated by type of ownership and/or the economic purpose of service providers.
Representativeness of the European social partner organisations: Central government administration - Executive summary
20 November 2017
This study provides information allowing for an assessment of the representativeness of the actors involved in the European sectoral social dialogue committee for the central government administration sector.
15 November 2017
Economic and social convergence is essential for the European Union and for its political acceptability: divergence in social outcomes and in economic performance undermine the promises of shared prosperity - central to the very creation of...
Converging economies, diverging societies? Upward convergence in the EU - Foundation Forum 2017: Background paper
08 November 2017
This paper provides background information on a number of topics foreseen for discussion at the Foundation Forum 2017 ' Converging economies, diverging societies? Upward convergence in the EU'.