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27.08.2020 Sozialrecht EN

Hyperactivity of the Legislator Creates Fragmentation of Asylum and Residency Law

Asylum and residency laws have been changed more frequently in the space of just a few years than almost any other area of legislation in Germany. Since 2015, the Residence Act alone has undergone 40 amendments, some of them with extensive changes....

12.08.2020 Sozialpolitik (MEA) EN

EU Commission Grant: SHARE-ERIC is becoming a central pillar in Corona crisis related research

The EU Commission accepted the proposal of the SHARE-COVID research project to investigate the health, behavioural, social and economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak

07.08.2020 Sozialrecht EN

Strong Welfare State in the Corona Crisis

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Becker, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, positively evaluates the welfare state in the BR-Podcast „B5 Extra Coronavirus - Wege aus der Krise“ of 7 August 2020. In the interview with Christine...

29.05.2020 Sozialpolitik (MEA) EN

Axel Börsch-Supan is member of the new French Economic Commission

Munich / Paris, May 29, 2020. Axel Börsch-Supan, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, was appointed to the French “Commission of Experts for Great Economic Challenges” on May 29, 2020 by the French President...

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Latest Publications

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Becker, LL.M. (EHI), Dr. Linxin He, Dr. Eva Maria Hohnerlein, Dr. Anika Seemann, LL.M. (Cantab), Nikola Wilman Protecting Livelihoods in the COVID-19 Crisis: Legal Comparison of Measures to Maintain Employment, the Economy and Social Protection
Munich: Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, 2020.
Dr. Annette Scherpenzeel, Kathrin Axt, M.A., Dr. Michael Bergmann, Dr. Salima Douhou, Ass. jur. Andrea Oepen, Dr. Gregor Sand, Dr. Karin Schuller, Stephanie Stuck, M.A., Dr. Melanie Wagner, Prof. Dr. h.c. Axel Börsch-Supan, Ph. D. Collecting survey data among the 50+ population during the COVID-19 outbreak: The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)
In: Survey Research Methods, 2020.
Olga Chesalina, LL.M., Prof. Dr. Alexander Graser, Dr. Roman Grinblat, LL.M., Dr. Julia Hagn, Dr. Simone von Hardenberg, Dr. Linxin He, Dr. Eva Maria Hohnerlein, Dr. Constantin Hruschka, Kuyen Lin, Sergio Rubens Mittlaender Leme de Souza, Ph. D., Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Reinhard, Dr. Anika Seemann, LL.M. (Cantab) ZIAS – Heft 1, 34. Jahrgang, 2020, Seiten 1–184
Heidelberg: C.F. Müller, 2020.
Prof. Dr. h.c. Axel Börsch-Supan, Ph. D., Prof. Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen, Dr. Felizia Hanemann Early determinants of work disability in an international perspective
In: Demography, 2020.
Dr. Constantin Hruschka Dublin-Verordnung
In: Dörig, Harald (ed.), Handbuch Migrations- und Integrationsrecht, Munich: C.H. Beck, 2020.


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Media Coverage

Internet / 15.10.2020 Institute
Deutschlandfunk Dr. Constantin Hruschka Asylpolitik
Radio / 06.10.2020 Social Policy
BR - Notizbuch Prof. Dr. h.c. Axel Börsch-Supan, Ph. D. Pension
Press / 01.10.2020 Institute
Süddeutsche Zeitung Asylpolitik
Press / 18.08.2020 Social Policy
Spiegel Prof. Dr. h.c. Axel Börsch-Supan, Ph. D. Sozialstaat, Geschlechtergleichstellung