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These publications detail the results of internal research projects as well as the activities that have been undertaken by different external research networks; in some cases they are annual publications on specific issues.

Social policy in the European Union: state of play 2018

Bart Vanhercke, Dalila Ghailani and Sebastiano Sabato


This year’s stock-take of Social Europe - Social Policy in the European Union: state of play 2018 - reports on recent EU and national social policymaking with a focus on the game-changing advent of the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR) one year ago.

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Cancer and work: understanding occupational cancers and taking action to eliminate them

Tony Musu (ETUI) and Laurent Vogel (ETUI)


Occupational cancers account for more than 100,000 deaths a year in the EU, yet these could be avoided by eliminating carcinogens in the production processes.

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  • Unemployment, internal devaluation and labour market deregulation in Europe

    Martin Myant, Sotiria Theodoropoulou, Agnieszka Piasna (ETUI)

    Unemployment rates in the EU rose after the economic crisis of 2008, passing 10% in 2012, but with big variations between countries. The worst afflicted had been subject to so-called policies of internal devaluation, aimed at curing unemployment by reducing wage costs. This book provides a comparative study of countries that to varying degrees followed that road (Greece, Spain, Portugal, Ireland) set against others that did not (Germany, UK, Poland).