Department of Management, Society and Communication

  • Centre for Sustainability
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
Curriculum Vitae
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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

Eik, G. M., Im, Z. J. & Leschke, J. (2024) Towards Social Europe? Obstacles and opportunities in the multi-level governance of welfares states, Journal of Social Policy and Administration, online first: https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.13046

Leschke, J. & Scheele, L. (2024) Predictability and transparency of working conditions for delivery platform workers across selected EU countries, Journal of Social Policy and Administration, online first: https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.13038

Gundert, S., & Leschke, J. (2023) Challenges and potentials of evaluating platform work against established job-quality measures. Economic and Industrial Democracy, online first: https://doi.org/10.1177/0143831X231199891

Arnholtz, J. & Leschke, J. (2023) Revisiting the EU’s new mobility regime: the impact of mobility and policies on labour market hierarchies within and across the EU, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, online first: DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2023.2207329

Leschke, J. & Weiss, S. (2023) 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?, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, online first: DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2023.2207330

Felbo-Kolding, F. and Leschke, J. (2023) Wage Differences between Polish and Romanian Intra-EU Migrants in a Flexi-Secure Labour Market: An Over-Time Perspective, Work, Employment and Society, 37, 4, p. 877-896: https://doi.org/10.1177/09500170211056203

Leschke, J. & 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), pp. 769–788, DOI: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, DOI: 10.1177/0959680119840570

Felbo-Kolding, J., Leschke, J. & Spreckelsen, T. (2019) 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, Vol 45(15), pp. 2820-2843. https://doi.org/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)

Leschke, J. & Watt, A. (2014) Challenges in Constructing a Multi-dimensional European Job Quality Index, Social Indicators Research, Vol. 118(1), p. 1-31.

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...

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

Publications List
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Janine Leschke; Laura Scheele / Predictability and Transparency of Working Conditions for Food Delivery Platform Workers Across Selected EU Countries
In: Social Policy and Administration, Vol. 58, No. 4, 7.2024, p. 638-657
Journal article > peer review
Gianna Maria Eick; Zhen Jie Im; Janine Leschke / Towards Social Europe? : Obstacles and Opportunities in the Multi-level Governance of Welfare States.
In: Social Policy & Administration, Vol. 58, No. 4, 7.2024, p. 545-553
Journal article > peer review
Stefanie Gundert; Janine Leschke / Challenges and Potentials of Evaluating Platform Work Against Established Job-Quality Measures
In: Economic and Industrial Democracy, 30.9.2023
Journal article > peer review
Günther Schmid; Lutz Bellmann; Bernard Gazier; Janine Leschke / Governing Sustainable School to Work Transitions : Lessons for the EU.
Bonn : IZA 2023, 132 p. (IZA Policy Paper, No. 197)
Working paper
Claire Wallace; Lucia Mýtna Kurekóva; Margarita Leon; Jacqueline O'Reilly; Constantin Blome; Margarita Bussi; Becky Faith; Mark Finney; Janine Leschke; Chiara Ruffa; Emma Russell; Mi Ah Schøyen; Matthias Thurer; Marge Unt; Rachel Verdin / Governmentality Versus Community : The Impact of the COVID Lockdowns.
In: International Journal of Community Well-Being, Vol. 6, No. 3, 9.2023, p. 223-240
Journal article > peer review
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?.
In: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 49, No. 16, 9.2023, p. 4092-4119
Journal article > 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.
In: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 49, No. 16, 9.2023, p. 4071-4091
Journal article > peer review
Sonja Bekker; Janine Leschke / The Academic and Policy Roots of Flexicurity and Its Pathways
In: Handbook of Labour Market Policy in Advanced Democracies. ed. /Daniel Clegg; Niccolo Durazzi. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing 2023, p. 54–67
Book chapter > peer review
Laura Scheele; Zhen Jie Im; Janine Leschke / Unpredictable and Non-transparent Working Conditions? : Riders in the Food-delivery Sector in Six EU Countries.
Brussels : EuSocialCit 2023, 95 p. (EuSocialCit Working Paper) (The Future of European Social Citizenship, No. D4.3)
Working paper > peer review
Jonas Felbo-Kolding; Janine Leschke / Wage Differences between Polish and Romanian Intra-EU Migrants in a Flexi-Secure Labour Market : An Over-Time Perspective.
In: Work, Employment and Society, Vol. 37, No. 4, 8.2023, p. 877-896
Journal article > peer review
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