3 July 2020

How Voters Respond to Crime Control Policies

by Roberto Galbiati, Department of economics* Many democratically elected governments around the world are probably wondering how voters will respond to the policies they implemented […]
13 February 2020
Monaco HLM. Crédits image : Lena/flickr. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Access to Social Housing: Discrimination on All Levels

In her doctoral thesis, Marine Bourgeois enlightens us as to how discrimination is forged regarding access to social housing. Through direct observations, interviews with professionals, […]
13 February 2020
Brancardiers portant secours à un blessé français : [photographie de presse] / [Agence Rol]. Source BNF/Gallica

The birth of medical emergencies

The number of visits to emergency medical services keeps growing. According to statistics from the Ministry of Solidarity and Health, it doubled between 1996 and […]
11 February 2020
Femme devant choisir entre responsabilités parentales et succès professionnel. Crédits image : GoodStudio/Shutterstock

The Paradox of Family Policy

Family policy expansion – and in particular childcare – is one of the hallmarks of welfare state’s transformation. Paradoxically it unfolds in a context of […]
10 July 2019

From unemployment to part-time work

by Hadrien Clouet, young resarcher in sociology The major unemployment rates that Western societies have been experiencing for over 30 years generate great individual suffering […]
10 July 2019

Are domestics back?

Over the past few decades, France has actively been supporting jobs in services to individuals, to the point that the sector currently involves 1.2 million […]
6 July 2019
Le train passe devant une personne en fauteuil roulant. Crédits photo : Graceful Digital, Shutterstock

Work and disability: ending exclusions

We are all aware of the fact that the disabled face significant difficulties in the labor market, but we underestimate them. While many inclusive measures […]
6 July 2019

Civilising capitalism

In his latest book, Civiliser le capitalisme [Civilising capitalism] (Fayard), OFCE president Xavier Ragot confirms that reducing economic security and defending democracy requires rethinking economic […]
4 July 2019

Fighting energy insecurity

While the energy bill is weighing more and more heavily in the budget of the most modest household, implementing the means to ease the load […]