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THILL Patrick

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Patrick Thill is a researcher in LISER's labour market department. He holds a MA in International Relations from the University of Warwick and studied politics and literature at Queen Mary University in London and the University of Valencia. He is the national expert for Luxembourg in the European Centre of Expertise in the field of labour law, employment and labour market policy (ECE) of the European Commission, in the Mutual Learning Programme (MLP) of the European Commission and in the Workers' participation Europe network of the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), and a Management Committee Member for Luxembourg in the EU COST Action on the Dynamics of Virtual Work. In 2015, he designed and coordinated (with Prof. Vassil Kirov) the European research project EUROSOFIN - Social dialogue in the financial sector in Europe: Contribution to anticipation and restructuring. He has conducted studies, consultancies and peer reviews for the European Commission, the OECD, EUROFOUND, CEDEFOP, the European Confederation of Trade Unions and various ministries in Luxembourg. He is currently a board member of the Cellule de Recherche de l’Evaluation sur les Conflits (CRRC) of the Ministry of Research in Luxembourg and an expert in the Comité de Conjoncture of Luxembourg's Ministry of the Economy. In 2014, he received AFR funding from the Fonds National de la Recherche in Luxembourg for his doctoral thesis about the implementation of European employment policies as regards youth unemployment in Luxembourg (LUXEMPLOY). The recent scientific article (with Prof. Vassil Kirov) entitled ' The impact of crisis and restructuring on employment relations in banking: The cases of France, Luxembourg and Romania' was published in the European Journal of Industrial Relations.

Research interests include: Europeanisation of employment policies, European Integration, Labour market policies, European, national and sector employment relations, youth unemployment, qualitative research methods.


Book Chapters

    THOMAS Adrien, KIROV Vassil, THILL Patrick. Luxembourg: an instance of eroding stability? In: Torsten Müller, Kurt Vandaele and Jeremy Waddington. Collective bargaining in Europe: towards an endgame. Brussels: European Trade Union Institute ETUI, 2019, pp. 403-421.
  • FUSCO Alessio, VAN KERM Philippe, ALIEVA Aigul, BELLANI Luna, ETIENNE-ROBERT Fanny, GUIO Anne-Catherine, KYZYMA Iryna, LEDUC Kristell, LIEGEOIS Philippe, PI ALPERIN Maria Noel, REINSTADLER Anne, SIERMINSKA Eva, SOLOGON Denisa, THILL Patrick, VALENTOVA Marie, VOICU Bogdan. Luxembourg : has inequality grown enough to matter ? In: NOLAN B., SALVERDA W., CHECCHI D., MARX I., McKNIGHT A., TOTH I., VAN DE WERFHORST W. (Eds.) Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries Experiences. Oxford University Press, 2014, pp. 437-458.
  • THILL Patrick. The dynamics of worker participation in European Societies in Luxembourg: Towards reinforced rights? In : CREMERS Jan, STOLLT Micheal, VITOLS Sigur. A decade of experience with the European Company. Bruxelles : ETUI (European Trade Union Institute), 2013, pp. 133-146.
  • THILL Patrick, THOMAS Adrien. The End of consensus? The Effects of the Economic Crisis on Industrial Relations in Luxembourg. In: BAGLIONI Mirella Baglioni, BRANDL Bernd (eds.). Changing Labour Relations: Between Path Dependency and Global Trends. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2011, pp. 71-85.

Contributions to Conference Proceedings

  • THILL Patrick, THOMAS Adrien. Changes in collective bargaining and economic development in Luxembourg. In : Observatoire de la compétitivité, CEPS/INSTEAD, Ministère du travail et de l'emploi. Le dialogue social au Luxembourg : actualités et perspectives. Actes du colloque organisé le 10 février 2011, Luxembourg, Abbaye de Neumünster. STATEC, 2013, coll. Cahier Economique n°115, pp. 21-28.

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