As a part of the 4th Research Framework Programme of the European Community, the Targeted Socio-Economic Research (TSER) Programme supports the creation of Thematic Networks.
One of these is the Thematic Network "Full Employment for Europe". It started its working programme on 1st December 1997 and will last for 36 months. The TN is coordinated by Prof. Dr. Jörg Huffschmid, University of Bremen, Institute for European Economy and Economic Policy. The TN gathers 15 member institutions from 14 universities and economic research institutes. The participants come from 11 member-states of the EU. The TN is divided into three working groups.
The main objective of the TN is to re-introduce and substantiate the concept of full employment as an economic policy goal and as a guide-line for the working and reform of national and European institutions in a way which takes full account of the changes which have taken place especially since the 1970s.
The TN organises working meetings to which interested experts are invited
and public annual conferences which discuss and synthesise the findings
of the working groups.
Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Jörg Huffschmid, Tel: +49-421-218-3072,
Coordination assistant: Jacqueline Runje, Tel: +49-421-218-7534,
Last Rev.: 30th August 1999