Department of International Economics, Government and Business

Professor with special responsibilities

Room: POR/24.A-1.86
E-mail: jl.egb@cbs.dk
Janine Lesche Web

I am professor MSO in Comparative Labour Market Analysis at the Department of International Economics, Government and Business at Copenhagen Business School. My main research area is comparative European labour market and welfare state analysis. I am particularly interested in the interface between labour market flexibility and security. Methodologically I draw on institutional analysis and comparative individual-level micro-data analysis. I am editor of the Journal of European Social Policy (JESP) and head of the Doctoral School of Organisation and Management Studies (OMS).

Primary research areas
  • European comparative labour market analysis
  • Comparative welfare state analysis
  • EU cross-border labour mobility
  • Social policy
  • Non-standard employment
  • Job quality
  • Gender and labour markets
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  • EU Business and Politics (BSc International Business and Politics)
  • EU, the Internal Market and Business Strategy: A case based approach (Elective)
  • Perspectives on theories and methods in Business and Politics (PhD course at OMS)

Interested in supervising projects on labour market analysis and social policy

Other teaching activities

Head of Doctoral School of Organisation and Management Studies (OMS)

Selected publications

O’Reilly, J., Leschke, J., Ortlieb, R., Seeleib-Kaiser, M. & Villa, P. (eds.) (2018) Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility and Policies in Europe, Oxford University Press: http://fdslive.oup.com/www.oup.com/academic/pdf/openaccess/9780190864798.pdf

Felbo-Kolding, J., Leschke, J. & Spreckelsen, T. (2018): A division of labour? Labour market segmentation by region of origin: the case of intra-EU migrants in the UK, Germany and Denmark, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2018.1518709

Leschke, J. & Vandaele, K. (2018) Explaining leaving union membership by the degree of labour market attachment: Exploring the case of Germany, Economic and Industrial Democracy, Vol. 39(1), 64-86. (online first 2015): https://doi.org/10.1177/0143831X15603456

Leschke, J. (2015) Non-standard employment of women in service sector occupations: a comparison of European countries, in: Eichhorst, W. and Marx, P. (eds.) Non-Standard Employment in Post-Industrial Labour Markets: An Occupational Perspective, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 324-352.

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, Vol. 21(4), 485-508: 10.1093/sp/jxu013

Leschke, J. & Watt, A. (2014) Challenges in Constructing a Multi-dimensional European Job Quality Index, Social Indicators Research, Vol. 118(1), p. 1-31: 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., Leschke, J. & Watt, A. (2009) Intra-EU Labour Migration - Flows and Policy Responses, in: Galgóczi, B., Leschke, J. & Watt, A. (eds.) EU Labour Migration since Enlargement: Trends, Impacts and Policies, Aldershot: Ashgate, 1-28.

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, Vol. 30(7), 692-715: https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/01437720910997353

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


Publications sorted by:
Béla Galgóczi; Janine Leschke / Intra-EU Labour Mobility after Eastern Enlargement and During the Crisis : Main Trends and Controversies.
In: Making Migration Work: The Future of Labour Migration in the European Union. . ed. /Jan Willem Holtslag; Monique Kremer; Erik Schrijvers. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press 2013, p. 83-102
Book chapter > peer review
Janine Leschke / Die "neue wirtschaftspolitische Steuerung" auf EU-Ebene
In: Ein Triumph gescheiterter Ideen: Warum Europa tief in der Krise steckt Zehn Länder-Fallstudien. . ed. /Steffen Lehndorff. Hamburg : VSA Verlag 2012, p. 247-283
Book chapter > peer review
Bela Galgóczi; Janine Leschke / EU Labour Migration During the Crisis : Does Increased Labour Mobility Contribute to Better Labour Allocation?.
In: Social Europe Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2012, p. 17-19
Journal article
Belá Galgóczi; Janine Leschke; Andrew Watt / EU Labour Migration and Labour Markets in Troubled Times
In: EU Labour Migration in Troubled Times: Skills Mismatch, Return and Policy Responses. . ed. /Belá Galgóczi; Janine Leschke; Andrew Watt. Aldershot : Ashgate 2012, p. 1-44
Book chapter > peer review
Béla Galgóczi (Editor) ; Janine Leschke (Editor) ; Andrew Watt (Editor) / EU Labour Migration in Troubled Times : Skills Mismatch, Return and Policy Responses.
Aldershot : Ashgate 2012, 290 p.
Anthology > peer review
Silke Bothfeld; Janine Leschke / Editorial
In: Transfer: European review of Labour and Research, Vol. 18, No. 3, 2012, p. 243-246
Janine Leschke / European Trends in Job Quality : The Impact of the Crisis.
Paper presented at The European Social Policy Analysis Network. ESPAnet 2012, 2012
Janine Leschke / Has the Economic Crisis Contributed to More Segmentation in Labour Market and Welfare Outcomes?
Brussels : European Trade Union Institute 2012, 49 p. (European Trade Union Institute Working Papers , No. 2012.02)
Working paper
Janine Leschke; Sotiria Theodoropoulou; Andrew Watt / How do Economic Governance Reforms and Austerity Measures Affect Inclusive Growth as Formulated in the Europe 2020 Strategy?
In: A Triumph of Failed Ideas: European Models of Capitalism in the Crisis. . ed. /Steffen Lehndorff. Bruxelles : European Trade Union Institute 2012, p. 243-281
Book chapter > peer review
Janine Leschke / Inequality on the Labour Market
In: Benchmarking Working Europe 2012. ed. /Romuald Jagodzinski. Brussels : European Trade Union Institute 2012, p. 22-39
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