Caroline de la Porte

Carline de la Porte is Professor (MSO) at the Department of International Economics, Government and Business, Copenhagen Business School. Currently, her research focuses on the influence of the EU on domestic processes of welfare state reform, with a special interest in the Nordic countries. She has experience in editing special issues, including “The EU, the sovereign debt crisis and welfare state reform”, in Comparative European Politics, 13(1) 2015 (with Elke Heins) and “The Future of the Social Investment State: Politics, Policies and Outcomes”, 25(6) 2018, in Journal of European Public Policy (with Marius Busemeyer, Julian Garritzman and Emmanuele Pavolini). She is active in international research collaborations. She is currently CBS lead for the Nordforsk-financed collaborative project, ‘Reimaging Norden in an Evolving World’ (ReNEW) (2018-2023), and participates in a Horizon 2020 financed project ‘The Future of European Social Citizenship’ (EUSocialcit) (coordinator Amsterdam University), where she leads a WP on Fair Labour markets (2020-2023). You can read more about Caroline by clicking here. 

Caroline recorded the following podcast along with Jonas Felbo-KoldingNicola Witcombe and several other participants.

Contributions to

Portrait of Caroline de la Porte, Professor (MSO) at the Department of International Economics, Government and Business, Copenhagen Business School.

2021.05.06 | Podcast, Caroline de la Porte, The Nordic Model, Copenhagen Business School

Uncovering the Nordic Model with Caroline de la Porte

Conceptualising the 'Nordic Model' is difficult. The Nordic countries are all different, and there is not just one model. Many countries outside the Nordic region have similar traits, so it is not necessarily only a ’Nordic’ model. So, can it really be a useful term? What is actually meant by it? In this podcast, we find out more about…

Is the bubble of the Nordic Model being shattered by persistent questions over universal welfare and outside forces? Picture: Denny Müller, unsplash.

2020.12.11 | Podcast, Caroline de la Porte, Jonas Felbo-Kolding, Nicola Witcombe, Governance, Globalisation, Public policy, Copenhagen Business School, Aarhus University

The Nordic Model at Risk?: Conversations on Regulation

An ageing population, immigration, tax evasion and incoming foreign workers are frequently cited as threats to the Nordic Model. The universal welfare state is built upon citizens and the state fulfilling their particular roles: the state providing childcare, healthcare and benefits in return for people working and paying their taxes (’the social…