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Kristina Eisfeld, B.A. M.A.

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Forschungsinteressen

Vergleichende Wohlfahrtsstaatforschung

Umweltsoziologie

Quantitative empirische Sozialforschung

Soziale Ungleichheit

Familie

 

 

Abgeschlossene Forschungsprojekte

SEFIRA: Socio-Economic implications For Individual Responses to Air pollution policies in EU +27

SEFIRA is a EU 7FP funded coordinated action project which will coordinate resources and knowledge in support of the revision and implementation of European policy and legislation on Air Quality with a transdisciplinary approach oriented to the socio-economic and individual aspects of air quality.

To date, the majority of the inputs to the review have been based on physical, chemical and medical sciences, with additional economic analysis of costs and benefits. Although noise pollution has been addressed in the Ambient Noise Directive, policies to combat noise have not up to now been considered in conjunction with air quality policies, despite their having many common sources in urban areas, notably traffic. In practice to date, the preferred method of assessing the acceptability of policies [uptake by citizens of individual-level measures to improve air quality] has been through cost-benefit analysis. Although this is a valuable tool, it is of limited value in assessing the wider acceptability of policies, particularly in relation to the impact on individual behaviours in civil society and the general public.

A wider and deeper comprehension of the social-economic implications of the air policies is needed especially focusing on preferences, behaviour and responses of individuals and stakeholder groups that often influence the outcomes of those policies with their uptake or passive or active resistance to certain procedures and legislations. Innovative approaches and tools are needed for policy makers to facilitate the proper consideration and uptake of available scientific knowledge in policy-making and this will be the focus of the coordination action. Such a challenge needs an innovative and cooperative approach between disciplines which in the past have had a low degree of integration.

The objective of SEFIRA is to provide the EC with valuable and up-to-date information on individual and social choices and inclinations, to test methods of policy evaluation, development and implementation, and to provide better coordination between research projects, public authorities and policy stakeholders.

Webseite: http://www.sefira-project.eu
Förderung: FP7 der EU
Förderzeitraum: 36 Monate (1. Juni 2013 – 31 Mai 2016).

INSPIRES “Innovative Social and Employment Policies for Inclusive and Resilient Labour Markets in Europe”

INSPIRES (Innovative Social Policies for Inclusive and Resilient Labour Markets in Europe) is a long-term project co-funded by the European Commission under the Framework Programme 7.

The main goal of the INSPIRES project is to contribute to the resilience and inclusiveness of labour markets in European countries. The benefits of INSPIRES are manifold due to the fact that combating unemployment and promoting inclusion have always been an important policy goal for the European Union.

For this purpose, the project will deliver evidence on the emergence and impact of innovations in labour markets, employment and social policies by analyzing large-scale datasets like the European Labour Force Survey, EU-SILC, LIS, and global data provided by ILO and OECD and new qualitative and quantitative data."

Webseite: www.inspires-research.eu
Förderung: FP7 der EU.
Förderzeitraum: 48 Monate. (1.1.2013 – 31.12.2016).

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