Department of International Economics, Government and Business

Associate professor

Room: POR/18.A-2.136
E-mail: jl.egb@cbs.dk
Janine Lesche Web

Janine Leschke is an associate professor at the Department of Business and Politics at Copenhagen Business School. She is Head of Doctoral School of Organisation and Management Studies (OMS) and has previously been Ph.D. coordinator for DBP. Between 2014 and 2017 she was the Danish lead partner in the FP7 project “Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Europe” (STYLE) which aimed to examine the obstacles and opportunities affecting youth employment in Europe. Previously she worked as a senior researcher at the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) and as a PhD fellow at the labour market policy and employment unit of Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung. She holds a PhD in Political Science from Free University of Berlin. She has co-led a number of small international network projects and has been part of a range of European funded projects (e.g. Senior partner in Marie Curie Initial Training Network ‘Education as welfare: Enhancing capabilities for socially vulnerable youth in Europe’). She has been member of several European and national advisory committees among them the European Statistical Advisory Committee (ESAC) at Eurostat, the Council of Europe (committee on fostering social mobility) and Eurofound (advise on projects on convergence, job quality and youth). She is editor of the Journal of European Social Policy (JESP), editorial board member of the Industrial Relations Journal, member of the scientific advisory board of WSI Mitteilungen, and IZA policy fellow.

Primary research areas
  • European and EU labour market and social policy
  • Comparative welfare state analysis
  • Labour market segmentation
  • EU cross-border labour mobility
  • Working conditions and job quality
  • Microdata analysis 
Curriculum Vitae
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  • Co-coordinator “EU Business and Politics” (BSc International Business and Politics)
  • Coordinator “EU, the Internal Market and Business Strategy” (Elective)
  • Co-coordinator “Perspectives on theories and methods in Business and Politics” (PhD course at OMS)
  • Interested in supervising projects on European labour market and social policy 
Other teaching activities
  • Head of Doctoral School of Organisation and Management Studies (OMS)
Selected publications
  • O’Reilly, J., Eichhorst, W. Gabos, A., Hadjivassiliou, K., Kurakova, L., Lain, D., Leschke, J., McGuinness, S., Nazio, T., Ortlieb, R., Russell, H. & Villa, P. (2015) Youth Labour Market Transitions in Europe: Trends, Policies and the State of the Debate, SAGE Open: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2158244015574962

  • Leschke, J. & Vandaele, K. (2015) Explaining leaving union membership by the degree of labour market attachment: Exploring the case of Germany, Economic and Industrial Democracy, online first, doi: 10.1177/0143831X15603456

  • Leschke, J. (2015) Non-standard employment of women in service sector occupations: a comparison of European countries, in: Eichhorst, W. and P. Marx (eds.) Non-Standard Employment in Post-Industrial Labour Markets: An Occupational Perspective, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

  • Leschke, J. & Jepsen, M. (2014) Is the Economic Crisis Challenging the Prevailing Gender Regime? A Comparison of Denmark, Germany, Slovakia, and the United Kingdom, Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society 21 (4): 485-508.

  • Leschke, J. & Watt, A. (2014) Challenges in Constructing a Multi-dimensional European Job Quality Index, in: Social Indicators Research, Volume 118, Issue 1 (2014), Page 1-31: DOI: 10.1007/s11205-013-0405-9.

  • Galgóczi, B. & Leschke, J. & Watt, A. (Eds.). (2012). EU Migration and Labour Markets in Troubled Times: Skills Mismatch, Return and Policy Responses. Aldershot, Ashgate.

  • Galgóczi, B., J. Leschke and A. Watt (eds.) (2009) EU Labour Migration since Enlargement: Trends, Impacts and Policies, Aldershot: Ashgate.

  • Leschke, J. (2009). The segmentation potential of non-standard employment: A four-country comparison of mobility patterns. International Journal of Manpower. Special Issue: Unemployment and labour market policies: novel approaches, 30(7), 692-715.

  • Leschke, J. (2008). Unemployment insurance and non-standard employment: four European countries in comparison. Wiesbaden, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

Publications sorted by:
Janine Leschke; Kurt Vandaele / Explaining Leaving Union Membership by the Degree of Labour Market Attachment : Exploring the Case of Germany.
In: Economic and Industrial Democracy, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2.2018, p. 64-86
Journal article > peer review
Janine Leschke / Colin Crouch, Governing Social Risks in Post-crisis Europe
In: Work, Employment and Society, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2017, p. 365-367
Book review > peer review
Sonja Bekker; Lena Hipp; Janine Leschke; Friederike Molitor / Comparing Part-time Employment in Germany, Sweden, Ireland and the Netherland
In: Work-life Balance in the Modern Workplace: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Work-family Research, Law and Policy. . ed. /Sarah de Groot. : Wolters Kluwer 2017 (Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations, Vol. 98)
Book chapter
Mark Smith; Janine Leschke; Paola Villa / Flexicurity, the Crisis & Young
Brighton : STYLE. University of Brighton 2017, 4 p. (European Policy Brief, No. 10)
Working paper > peer review
Helen Russell; Janine Leschke; Mark Smith / How has the Recession Affected Young People’s Well-being in Europe?
In: Youth Employment: STYLE Handbook. . ed. /Jacqueline O’Reilly; Clémentine Moyart; Tiziana Nazio; Mark Smith. Brighton : STYLE. University of Brighton 2017
Book chapter
Raul Eamets; Katrin Humal; Miroslav Beblavý; Ilaria Maselli; Kariappa Bheemaiah; Mark Smith; Mairéad Finn; Janine Leschke / Introduction : Balancing Flexibility and Security for Young People During the Crisis.
In: Youth Employment: STYLE Handbook. . ed. /Jacqueline O’Reilly; Clémentine Moyart; Tiziana Nazio; Mark Smith. Brighton : STYLE. University of Brighton 2017
Book chapter
Janine Leschke; Silvana Weiss / Job Search Strategies and Labour Market Outcomes of Young Recent Migrants from Central & Eastern Europe in EU15 Member States
www : SSRN: Social Science Research Network 2017, 23 p.
Working paper
Paola Villa; Janine Leschke; Mark Smith / Policy Synthesis and Integrative Report : D 10.5.
Brighton : STYLE. University of Brighton 2017, 26 p. (STYLE Working Papers)
Working paper > peer review
Lena Hipp; Friederike Molitor; Janine Leschke; Sonja Bekker / Teilzeitväter? : Deutschland, Schweden, Irland und die Niederlande im Vergleich.
In: ZfF. Zeitschrift für Familienforschung, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2017, p. 32-48
Journal article > peer review
Magnus Paulsen Hansen; Janine Leschke / The Strange Non-Death Of ALMPs
Net publication - Internet publication
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