Publications

Books

Articles

Häusermann, Silja (2006). "Changing coalitions in social policy reforms: the politics of new social needs and demands"..

Journal of European Social Policy 16(1): 5-21. (Winning article of the Young Researcher Prize by the European Social Policy Analysis Network) (peer reviewed)

Chapters

Häusermann, Silja and Christine Zollinger (2014). „Familienpolitik“,.

in Peter Knoepfel, Yannis Papadopoulos, Pascal Scarini, Adrian Vatter and Silja Häusermann (eds). Handbuch der Schweizer Politik. NZZ Verlag.

Häusermann, Silja and Hanna Schwander (2012). "Switzerland: Building a multi-pillar pension scheme for a flexible labor market",.

in Karl Hinrichs and Matteo Jessoula (eds.). Flexible Today, Secure Tomorrow? Labor Market Flexibility and Pension Systems. London: Routledge.

Häusermann, Silja (2012). "The politics of Old and New Social Policies",.

in Giuliano Bonoli and David Natali (eds.). The New Welfare State in Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Häusermann, Silja and Hanna Schwander (2012). "Varieties of Dualization: Identifying Insiders and Outsiders across Regimes",.

in Patrick Emmenegger, Silja Häusermann, Bruno Palier, Martin Seeleib-Kaiser (eds.). The Age of Dualization. The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.

Emmenegger, Patrick, Häusermann, Silja, Palier, Bruno and Seeleib-Kaiser, Martin (2012). "Introduction: Why We Grow More Unequal" and "Conclusion: How Rich Countries Cope with Dualization",.

in Patrick Emmenegger, Silja Häusermann, Bruno Palier, Martin Seeleib-Kaiser (eds.). The Age of Dualization. The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.

Bonoli, Giuliano and Silja Häusermann (2011). „The Swiss Welfare State – Between Retrenchment and Expansion“,.

in André Mach and Christine Tramousch (eds.). Switzerland in Europe - Europe in Switzerland. London : Palgrave.

Häusermann, Silja (2010). "Reform opportunities in a Bismarckian latecomer. Restructuring the Swiss Welfare State",.

in Bruno Palier (ed.). A long good-bye to Bismarck? The Politics of Welfare Reform in Continental Europe. Amsterdam University Press.

Häusermann, Silja (forthcoming). "European Politics and Society",.

in G.T. Kurian, J.E. Alt, S. Chambers, M. Levi and P. McClain (eds.). International Encyclopedia of Political Science. CQ Press.

Bonoli, Giuliano and Silja Häusermann (2010). "New socio-structural conflicts in social policy issues: evidence from Swiss referendum votes",.

in Jörg Chet Tremmel (ed.). A Young Generation Under Pressure? The Financial Situation and the "Rush Hour" of the Cohorts 1970-1985 in a Generational Comparison. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer.

Bonoli, Giuliano and Silja Häusermann (forthcoming). "The Swiss welfare state in a comparative European perspective",.

in André Mach and Christine Trampusch (eds). Switzerland in Europe, Europe in Switzerland. The Swiss political economy. Routledge

Häusermann, Silja (2009). "Policy flexibility vs. policy inertia: coalitional dynamics in German pension reform",.

in Giliberto Capano and Michael Howlett (eds.). European and American Experiences in Policy Change: Policy Drivers and Policy Dynamics. London: Routledge. pp. 43-67.

Häusermann, Silja (2008). "Ist das politische System der Schweiz in der Lage, den Sozialstaat zu modernisieren?",.

In Fabio Bertozzi and Giuliano Bonoli (eds). L'Etat social suisse face aux nouveaux défis sociaux. Lausanne: Presses Polytechniques de Lausanne.

Häusermann, Silja, André Mach and Yannis Papadopoulos (2004). "Explaining Policy Transfer Mechanisms in Small European Countries",.

In David Levi-Faur and Eran Vigoda (eds.). International Public Policy and Management: Policy Learning beyond Regional, Cultural and Political Boundaries. Marcel Dekker.

Reviews

Working papers

Conference papers

Häusermann, Silja and Hanspeter Kriesi (2011). "What do voters want? Dynamics of Individual-level preferences and party choice".

Conference on the Future of Democratic Capitalism, June 16-18, Zurich; and Conference of Europeanists CES, June 20-22, Barcelona, Spain.

Häusermann, Silja and Hanna Schwander (forthcoming). "Varieties of Dualization. Labor Market Segmentation and Insider-Outsider Divides across Regimes"..

forthcoming in Patrick Emmenegger, Silja Häusermann, Bruno Palier and Martin Seeleib-Kaiser (eds.). The Age of Dualization. Structures, Policies, Politics. New York: Oxford University Press.

Häusermann, Silja (2010). "Party-political implications of economic dualism and immigration"..

contribution to the workshop "Economic Integration and Political Fragmentation? Parties, Interest Groups and Democratic Capitalism in Eastern and Western Europe", EUI, June 11-12, 2010.

Häusermann, Silja and Hanna Schwander (2010). "Explaining Welfare Preferences in Dualized Societies".

Paper prepared for the panel "the Dualization of European Societies", 17th Conference of Europeanists, April 14-17th 2010, Montréal CA

Häusermann, Silja and Stefanie Walter (2009). "Restructuring welfare politics: post-industrial labor markets, globalization and welfare preferences"..

paper presented at the General Conference of the European Consortium of Political Research, September 9-12th, 2009, Potsdam, Germany.

Häusermann, Silja and Hanna Schwander (2009). "Who are the outsiders and what do they want? Welfare state preferences in dualized societies".

paper presented at the American Political Science Association, annual conference, September 3-6th, 2009, Toronto, Canada.

Häusermann, Silja (2008). "What explains the unfreezing of continental European welfare states?"

Paper last presented at the Annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, August 28th-31st, 2008, Boston, USA

Häusermann, Silja and Giuliano Bonoli (2008). "Disaggregating social policy preferences of age groups: is there age-related competition for welfare?"..

Paper presented at the workshop "Politics and Public Policies in Ageing Societies. Establishing a new research field.", July 24-25th, 2008, MPfGF, Cologne, Germany.

Giuliano Bonoli and Silja Häusermann (2008). "Regulating a public-private heritage of supplementary pension governance"..

chapter contributed to the workshop "Governance of supplementary pensions in Europe", Feburary 21st-23rd, 2008, MZES, Mannheim, Germany.

Häusermann, Silja (2006). "Different Paths of Family Policy Modernization in Continental Welfare States"..

Paper presented at the annual conference of the Swiss Political Science Association, November 2-3, 2006, Balsthal

Häusermann, Silja (2006). "Reform Opportunities in a Bismarckian Latecomer: Restructuring the Swiss welfare state"..

paper presented at the workshop "A Long Good Bye to Bismarck? The Politics of Welfare Reforms in Continental Europe", Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

Presentations

Inequality and the politics of dualization.

Presentation at the Harvard Inequality and Social Policy Seminar, December 2013.

Transformed party electorates and economic realignment.

Presentation at the London School of Economics, October 2013.

The politics of dualization.

Presentation at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, May 2013.

The Post-industrial Revolution and its impact on welfare politics.

Presentation at Sciences Po, Paris, March 2012.

Insider outsider politics in European societies.

Presentation at Lund University, Sweden, November 2011.

The Politics of Welfare Reform in Continental Europe. Modernization in Hard Times.

"Author meets Critics" book panel at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, March 30th, 2011.

Dualization and insider-outsider politics in post-industrial European societies.

Invited Talk at the Juan March Institute, May 6th, 2011.

Dualization and insider-outsider politics in post-industrial European Societies.

Keynote speech at the European Social Policy Analysis Network Conference ESPAnet Italia, Università di Milano, September 29th, 2011.

The changing role of political parties in the reform of continental welfare states. Changing electoral constituencies as drivers of reform.

Invited talk given at the Centre d'études européennes, Sciences Po Paris, February 6th 2010.

What explains the „unfreezing“ of continental welfare states? Changing electoral constituencies as drivers of reform.

Invited talk given at the Political Economy Seminar of Oxford University, February 26th 2010.

Labour Market Dualism: The status, attitudes and preferences of insiders and outsiders.

Invited talk to be given at the Max Weber "Inequality Conference" at the EUI, May 6th, 2010.

Party-political Implications of Economic Dualism and Immigration

Invited talk to be given at the European University Institute, Florence, June 11th, 2010.

Labor market dualism: the status, attitudes and preferences of insiders and outsiders.

Keynote speech at the "Max Weber Inequality Conference", European University Institute, Florence, May 6th, 2010.

Reform opportunities in a Bismarckian Latecomer: Restructuring the Swiss Welfare State.

Invited talk given at the Centre d'études européennes, Paris, April 25th, 2007.

"Betreuungspolitik im Ländervergleich"..

Invited talk given at the Fachtagung "Kinderbetreuung - Modelle für die Schweiz", September 18th, 2006, Zurich; and at the "Aktionstag Kita", November 20th, 2006, St. Gallen.

"Trade unions and the modernization of pension policy in conservative welfare states".

Invited talk given at the "Journées de la comparaison en sciences sociales", October 28th, 2005, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

"Reconfiguration des processus de décision en Suisse selon deux modèles"..

Invited presentation given at the national action day of the Swiss National Science Foundation priority program "Demain la Suisse", November 28th, 2003, Bern (together with André Mach and Yannis Papadopoulos).

Newspaper articles