Keynote speakers

Caroline de La Laporte

Caroline de La Laporte

Professor in European and comparative welfare governance and policy

Caroline de la Porte is Professor in European and comparative welfare policy at the Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark. Prior to joining CBS, Caroline was Associate Professor at the Department of Social Science and Business, Roskilde University (2013–15) and at the Centre for Welfare State Research (CWS), University of Southern Denmark (2007–13). She holds a PhD from the European University Institute in Italy, and an MSc and BSc from Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium. de la Porte is a leading scholar on EU governance and public policy, focusing on why, how and with which effects EU policy and governance influences welfare state reform in member states. Recent publications include the special issue ‘The future of the social investment state: politics, policies and outcomes’, Journal of European Public Policy, 2018 (guest editor with Marius Busemeyer, Julian Garritzman, and Emmanuele Pavolini); ‘Agents of institutional change in EU policy: the social investment moment’, Journal of European Public Policy, 2018 (with David Natali); ‘Labour Market Policy under Conditions of Permanent Austerity: Any Sign of Social Investment?’ Social Policy and Administration, 2017 (with Mattias Bengtsson and Kerstin Jacobsson); ‘The Court of Justice of the European Union and Fixed-term Work: Putting a Brake on Labour Market Dualisation?’, Journal of European Social Policy, 2017 (with Patrick Emmenegger); the special issue ‘The sovereign debt crisis, the EU, and welfare state reform’, Comparative European Politics, 2015 (guest editor with Elke Heins).

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