Melike Wulfgramm

Melike Wulfgramm

Campusvej 55

5230 Odense M

Denmark

Phone: 65507281

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General

Melike Wulfgramm (1984) is Associate Professor at the Centre for Welfare State Research. Her research focusses on effects of labour market and social policy on disparities in political attitudes, well-being, social inclusion, labour market reintegration and healthcare coverage.

Before joining the SDU, she worked as a research fellow at the Centre of Social Policy Research at the University of Bremen, where she obtained her Ph.D. in Political Science in 2014. Her dissertation shows the substantial mediating effect of labour market policy on subjective well‐being and reemployment stability of the unemployed in Europe.

Melike Wulfgramm has published comparative analyses on the effects of European social and labour market policy, studies of subjective well‐being and social inclusion as a function of employment status and inequality research. Her teaching focusses on policy evaluation, quantitative methods and comparative social policy. She is IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn) as well as ZeS (Centre for Social Policy Research, Bremen) research affiliate.

Professional Experience

Since 05/2017University of Southern Denmark, Department of Political Science and Public Management, Centre for Welfare State Research: Associate Professor, Specialization Labour Market Policy and Inequality Research
10/2014-04/2017University of Southern Denmark, Department of Political Science and Public Management, Centre for Welfare State Research: Assistant Professor, Specialization Labour Market Policy and Inequality Research
10/2009-9/2014University of Bremen, Collaborative Research Center “Transformations of the State“ (SFB 597) & Centre for Social Policy Research (ZeS): Research Fellow in the Project “Welfare States in Small Open Economies“, directed by Prof. Dr. S. Leibfried and Prof. Dr. H. Obinger

Education

2014University of Bremen (DE): PhD in Political Science, Thesis “Labour Market Policy and its Effects on Subjective Well-Being and Employment Stability in Europe”, highest distinction summa cum laude. Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Herbert Obinger & Prof. Dr. Andrew Oswald
2009University of Bremen (DE): Master of Arts in Social Policy, specialization Work and Social Security.
2007University of Groningen (NL): Bachelor of Science in International Economics & Business, Honours Program, distinction cum laude.
2006Victoria University of Wellington (NZ): Exchange Student in Economics, Political Science and Philosophy, “Scholarship for Excellent Students” by the Groninger Universiteits Fonds & Marco Polo Fund

Publications

Universal or Commodified Healthcare? Linking Out-of-Pocket Payments to Income-Related Inequalities in Unmet Health Needs in Europe.

Kaminska, M. E. & Wulfgramm, M., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of European Social Policy.

Divided by the Market, Divided by the State: Distribution, Redistribution and Welfare Attitudes in 47 Countries

Wulfgramm, M. & Starke, P., 2017, In : Scandinavian Political Studies. 40, 1, p. 1–27

The Limits of Solidarity. The Role of Unions in the Politics of Inequality

Klitgaard, M. B. & Wulfgramm, M., 2017.

Introduction: Welfare State Transformation and Inequality in OECD Countries

Wulfgramm, M., Bieber, T. & Leibfried, S., 2016, Welfare State Transformations and Inequality in OECD Countries. Wulfgramm, M., Bieber, T. & Leibfried, S. (eds.). Houndmills, Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1-16 (Transformations of the State).

The New Welfare State Constellation and Inequality: Findings and Perspectives

Bieber, T. & Wulfgramm, M., 2016, Welfare State Transformations and Inequality in OECD Countries. Wulfgramm, M., Bieber, T. & Leibfried, S. (eds.). Houndmills, Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 293-309 (Transformations of the State).

Welfare State Transformation across OECD Countries: Supply Side Orientation, Individualized Outcome Risks and Dualization

Starke, P., Wulfgramm, M. & Obinger, H., 2016, Welfare State Transformations and Inequality in OECD Countries. Wulfgramm, M., Bieber, T. & Leibfried, S. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 19-40 (Transformations of the State).

Welfare State Transformations and Inequality in OECD Countries

Wulfgramm, M. (ed.), Bieber, T. (ed.) & Leibfried, S. (ed.), 2016, Houndmills, Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan. (Transformations of the State).

Unemployment and Subsequent Employment Stability: Does Labour Market Policy Matter?

Wulfgramm, M. & Fervers, L., 31 Aug 2015, In : Socio-Economic Review. 13, 4, p. 791-812

Labour Market Policy and its Effects on Subjective Well-Being and Employment Stability in Europe

Wulfgramm, M., 2014, Bremen: University of Bremen. 143 p.

Life Satisfaction Effects of Unemployment in Europe: The Moderating Influence of Labour Market Policy

Wulfgramm, M., 2014, In : Journal of European Social Policy. 24, 3, p. 258-272 15 p.

Unemployment and Subsequent Employment Stability: Does Labour Market Policy Matter?

Wulfgramm, M. & Fervers, L., 2013, 25 p. (IZA Discussion Paper, Vol. 7193).

Country-Specific Life Satisfaction Effects of Unemployment: Does Labour Market Policy Matter?

Wulfgramm, M., 2012, (ZeS-Arbeitspapier, Vol. 07/2012).

Book review: Stiller, Sabina (2010), Ideational Leadership in German Welfare State Reform: How Politicians and Policy Ideas Transform Resilient Institutions,

Wulfgramm, M. & Leibfried, S., 2011, In : Journal of Social Policy. 40, 2, p. 432-434

Buchrezension: Faas, Thorsten (2010), Arbeitslosigkeit und Wählerverhalten. Direkte und indirekte Wirkungen auf Wahlbeteiligung und Parteipräferenzen in Ost- und Westdeutschland

Wulfgramm, M., 2011, In : Politische Vierteljahresschrift. 52, 4, p. 755-757

Can Activating Labour Market Policy Offset the Detrimental Life Satisfaction Effect of Unemployment?

Wulfgramm, M., 2011, In : Socio-Economic Review. 9, 3, p. 477-501 25 p.

Subjektive Auswirkungen aktivierender Arbeitsmarktpolitik: Ein-Euro-Jobs als sozialintegrative Maßnahme?

Wulfgramm, M., 2011, In : Zeitschrift fuer Sozialreform. 57, 2, p. 175-197

Welfare State

Leibfried, S., Obinger, H., Obinger-Gindulis, E. & Wulfgramm, M., 2010, The Encyclopedia of Political Science. Kurian, G. T., Alt, J. E., Chambers, S., Garett, G., Levi, M. & McClain, P. D. (eds.). CQ Press, p. 1764-1768 5 p.

Solidarity as an Engine for Economic Change – The Impact of Swedish and US Political Ideology on Wage Differentials and Structural Change

Wulfgramm, M., 2007, GGDC working paper GD97 ed., Groningen Growth and Development Centre, 23 p.

Recent and Ongoing Activities