RISIng


will pursue the following aims

01

GLOBAL MEASUREMENT

Provide an encompassing measurement of social insecurity

02

IDENTIFY THE DRIVERS

Identify the main drivers of social insecurity

03

ASSESS THE DISTRIBUTION

Assess the distribution of insecurity between and within social classes

04

EMPLOYMENT POLICIES

Assess the role of welfare and employment policies in preventing the spread of social insecurity or protecting individuals from it


Latest Publication

The Losers of automation. How the introduction of robotics changed the European occupational class structure

This paper examines the occupational and social impact of robotics and labour-replacing technologies in Western European countries. In particular, the changes in workforce composition and possible modifications to the occupational stratification of European societies are assessed, together with the “shrinking-middle-class” hypothesis. It is now available on the website another Working Paper related to RISING prin. […]

Occupational-based social class positions: a critical review and some findings

The working paper reviews the main occupation based social class measures and delineates them from other concepts such as status (ceto, stand) and continuous measures of socio-economic positions. The theoretical foundations of EGP and ESeC schemes and the alternative proposal by Oesch are presented. It is now available on the website the fourth Working Paper […]

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