Archives For September 2017

John Paul Byrne completed his PhD in 2017, through the New Deals project. His research, funded in part through the Irish Research Council, draws on interviews with IT workers in Denmark and Ireland to explore the social structure of workplace stressors in Denmark and Ireland.

Read more here about his comparison of these workers:

Framework and Early Results: JPB SAI PG 2014 ; JPB NWLC 2014  ; JPB ILPC 2014

Detailed Findings: JPB NWLC Nov 2016  ; JPB WES Sept 2016

Final Overview: JPB Europes Changing Workplaces Workshop – April 2017

Read John Paul’s analysis of why Denmark has such comparatively positive psycho-social outcomes at the national level here:

JPB WORK2015 Turku, Finland Denmark Durkheim

New Deals researchers are investigating the organisation of capital and finance, as well as our focus on workplaces.

Patrick Gallagher is completing a PhD on financialisation in Denmark and Ireland, particularly focusing on how different forms of market based banking interact with the national economy. Read more here: PatrickGallagher_VarietiesofBanking

In collaboration with Matt Keller (SMU), Fergal Rhatigan and Seán Ó Riain are investigating the different forms of state-led financing of economic activity:

State Investment Banks SASE

State Investment Banks June2017

Ivan Privalko is just completing a PhD through the New Deals project examining the consequences for workers of different kinds of mobility between jobs in Germany and the UK. See some of his initial results below:

Privalko Mobility_Floors and Ceilings SAI

Privalko Mobility WES

Privalko Mobility New Deals2017

One major strand in New Deals research involves the analysis of European Survey of Working Conditions data from 1995 to 2015.

You can take a preliminary look at our analysis in the presentations below.

For an overview of our research – what workplace regimes we find in Europe today, where we find them, with which workers, adn with what consequences click here:  New Deals Conference 2017_Healy_ORiain_work regimes

Here’s more detail on what this looks like in manufacturing: Healy_ORiain_SASE_2015_manufacturingregimes

How does the organisation of working time vary in Europe? Ciccia_Oriain_working time_SPA

What are the consequences of workplace regimes for Intensity of Work, Insecurity of Employment, Intrusion of Work into Non-Work Life and for Income Stress? BSA_WES_2016_Healy_ORiain_outcomes

For a closer look at insecurity and labour market dualism see here: ESA 2015_Healy_ORiain_dualisation

And for a closer look at the data on precarity and dualism, read: NERI_2017_Healy_ORiain_Precarity

And how does understanding the organisation of work shape attitudes to social protection and redistribution? ISA_2016_Healy_O Riain_welfare attitudes

For more on the EWCS data see: