This report clarifies the intellectual basis and the practical guidelines for analysing welfare innovations in the twenty cities studied as part of WILCO.
This report compares the findings of the twenty city reports, analysing patterns of socio-economic inequality specific to our chosen city cases; (…)
Presentation by Benjamin Ewert at a workshop of the German Integration Advisory Council in Berlin (February 2012)
This series of reports describes innovative projects in four local welfare areas in 20 cities across Europe. Each report describes and assesses local innovations in relation to process, partners and stakeholders, and level of embededdness in the local welfare system.
The objective of this series of reports is to study the interplay of innovations with local welfare systems, to identify critical factors and think about appropriate ways of up-scaling innovations.
A total of 20 European cities have been studied in depth within the WILCO framework. This report series represents the first attempt at understanding how the cities have developed over the last decades and how changes have contributed to the current landscape in the areas of housing, employment, family and immigration.
This Policy Brief is supported by WILCO and the European Group of Public Administration (EGPA).
This Policy Review is the result of a joint initiative of the European Commission, DG Research & Innovation, Unit (…)
European Union-funded research can play a crucial role in encouraging social innovation, as there is hardly any other (…)
The country reports describe the background for our later research. The project focuses on local welfare.
In the country reports (published separately), we described the structure of the overall welfare state and the degree (…)
This report explains the basic work steps aimed to understand local policy orientations and values in regard to welfare initiatives, which were normally produced in the political arena by politicians, technicians or experts, and the scientific community.
This article by Andrea Walter of the WILCO team Münster outlines the concept of social innovation and introduces the WILCO project and its objectives to a wider audience in the German publication “Bürgergesellschaft”.
WILCO researcher Danielle Gluns from Münster University analizes some of the ideas and examples (…)