Department of Management, Society and Communication

  • CBS Sustainability Centre
Professor with special responsibilities

Room: DH.Ø.2.110
E-mail: jle.msc@cbs.dk
Janine Lesche Web

I am professor MSO in Comparative Labour Market Analysis at the Department of Management, Society and Communication at Copenhagen Business School. I am member of the Sustainability Governance Group at CBS Sustainability. 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). I am the Danish lead partner at CBS of the EU H2020 project HECAT – Disruptive Technologies Supporting Labour Market Decision Making.

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
  • Social sutainability
  • Platform work
  • Big data, algorithms and public employment services
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  • EU, the Internal Market and Business Strategy: A case based approach (Elective)
  • Social science research approaches: A toolbox for empirical designs (MOS course cluster)
  • Business, labour market inequality and digital transformation (Elective)

Interested in supervising projects on labour market issues (e.g. precarious work, labour platforms, work-life balance, job quality), inequality, migration and social policy. Open for quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods design. Projects in English and Danish.

Selected publications

Felbo-Kolding, F. and Leschke, J. (2021) Wage Differences between Polish and Romanian Intra-EU Migrants in a Flexi-Secure Labour Market: An Over-Time Perspective, Work, Employment and Society, online first: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/09500170211056203

Leschke, J. and Weiss, S. (2020) With a Little Help from My Friends: Social-Network Job Search and Overqualification among Recent Intra-EU Migrants Moving from East to West, Work, Employment and Society, Vol. 34(5), 769-788: https://doi.org/10.1177/0950017020926433

Russell, H., Leschke, J. & Smith, M. (2020) Balancing flexibility and security in Europe? The impact of unemployment on young peoples’ subjective well-being, European Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 26(3), 243–261, https://doi.org/10.1177/0959680119840570

O’Reilly, J., Leschke, J., Ortlieb, R., Seeleib-Kaiser, M. & Villa, P. (eds.) (2019) 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.

Publications sorted by:
Janine Leschke; Silvana Weiss / Labour Market Hierarchies between Intra-EU Migrants : Why do Mobile Workers from the EU-West Obtain Better Jobs and Wages than those from the EU-East?.
Paper presented at 19th IMISCOE Annual Conference 2022, 2022
Paper > peer review
Magnus Paulsen Hansen; Janine Leschke / Reforming the Ideal(ised) Model(s) of Danish Labour Market Policies
In: Public Governance in Denmark: Meeting the Global Mega-challenges of the 21st Century? . . ed. /Andreas Hagedorn Krogh; Annika Agger; Peter Triantafillou. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing 2022, p. 39-56
Book chapter > peer review
Jens Arnholtz; Janine Leschke / Revisiting the EU's New Mobility Regime : The Impact of Mobility and Policies on Labour Market Hierarchies within and across the EU.
Paper presented at 19th IMISCOE Annual Conference 2022, 2022
Paper > peer review
Clément Brébion; Janine Leschke; Pavle Boskoski; Biljana Mileva Boshkoska / Selecting Suitable Job Quality Items in Profiling and Job Matching Algorithms for Public Employment Services
Paper presented at 20th Annual European Network for Social Policy Analysis Conference. ESPAnet 2022, 2022
Paper > peer review
Christine Erhel; Mathilde Guergoat-Larivière; Janine Leschke; Andrew Watt / The Great Recession and Job Quality Trends in Europe
In: The Oxford Handbook of Job Quality. ed. /Chris Warhurst; Chris Mathieu; Rachel E. Dwyer. Oxford : Oxford University Press 2022, p. 363-389 (Oxford Handbooks)
Book chapter > peer review
Sonja Bekker; Janine Leschke / De gefragmenteerde arbeidsmarkt : Een nieuwe blik op onzeker werk .
In: Tijdschrift Recht en Arbeid , Vol. 13, No. 9/10, 2021, p. 32-36
Journal article > peer review
Sonja Bekker; Janine Leschke / Fragmented Labour Markets in Affluent Societies : Examples From Germany and the Netherlands.
Brussels : European Social Observatory (OSE) 2021, 24 p. (OSE Paper Series: Opinion Paper, No. 48)
Working paper > peer review
Clement Brebion; Janine Leschke / Selecting the Suitable Job Quality Items in Profiling and Job Matching Algortihms for Public Employment
Brussels : European Commission 2021, 36 p.
Working paper > peer review
Clément Brébion; Janine Leschke / Sustainable Labour Market Integration : Challenges and Advancements in Algorithmic Profiling of Jobseekers.
Frederiksberg : The Business of Society 7.4.2021
Net publication - Internet publication
Ayo Næsborg-Andersen; Snorre Sylvester Frid-Nielsen; Janine Leschke; Clement Brebion / Technical Report Data Sources and Data Protection for Algorithm Development
Waterford : HECAT 2021, 41 p. (Deliverables from HECAT - Disruptive Technologies Supporting Labour Market Decision Making, No. D2.2)
Working paper > peer review
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