Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy

Research publications

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Research publications 2015

Educational opportunities are more dependent on social background than ethnicity

November 18, 2015

Newly published anthology provides an overview of ethnic inequalities in education and training [more]


Intergenerational cohesion in Europe is strong

November 04, 2015

Long-term study shows opportunities and risks for the aging population in Europe [more]


"If the European Union wants to be a single market, it also must jointly regulate external access."

October 05, 2015

The profound influx of refugees has plunged the EU asylum system into a crisis. In this interview, Ulrich Becker, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy talks about " the results of a new study on the social protection rights of refugees in Europe. [more]


EU refugee protection a hotchpotch of provisions

September 27, 2015

A comparison of legal provisions pinpoints failure of the EU asylum system [more]

Research publications 2013

Young and old: who performs more consistently?

August 05, 2013

A new study examining day-to-day variability in adults’ cognitive performance shows that older adults are more consistent than younger ones [more]

Research publications 2011

The Long Goodbye to the Male Breadwinner Model

February 10, 2011

Jurists and social scientists come up with recommendations for greater equality of opportunity [more]

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