Assessing the Open Method of Coordination

Institutional Design and National Influence of EU Social Policy Coordination

  • Egidijus Barcevičius
  • J. Timo Weishaupt
  • Jonathan Zeitlin

Part of the Work and Welfare in Europe book series (RECOWE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Egidijus Barcevičius, J. Timo Weishaupt, Jonathan Zeitlin
    Pages 16-39
  3. J. Timo Weishaupt
    Pages 138-160
  4. Helene Schönheinz
    Pages 181-202
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 234-269

About this book


Based on the findings of a large-scale, comparative research project, this volume systematically assesses the institutional design and national influence of the Open Method of Coordination in Social Inclusion and Social Protection (pensions and health/long-term care), at the European Union level and in ten EU Member States.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Egidijus Barcevičius
    • 1
  • J. Timo Weishaupt
    • 2
  • Jonathan Zeitlin
    • 3
  1. 1.Vilnius UniversityLithuania
  2. 2.University of MannheimGermany
  3. 3.University of AmsterdamThe Netherlands

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