This programme of research is being funded by Cedefop.
Since the mid-1990s he has directed the ‘Net Costs / Benefits of Apprenticeships to Employers’ study for the Department of Employment and its successor ministries.
His main research area is the comparative analysis of labour market institutions and performance, as well as the political economy of labour market reform strategies.
Michael Fischer is programme manager for trade unions and co-determination at Friedrich Ebert Stiftung.
He has published numerous reports on the labour market, taxes and benefits, government finances, household debt and social policy.
He took a leading role in defining the low- to middle-income group that is the focus of the Resolution Foundation’s work, and has served on many working groups and advisory panels on issues relating to living standards.
Terence Hogarth is based at the Institute for Employment Research (IER) at Warwick University.