Germany and the UK: Contrasts and Similarities. Economic Models and Labour Market

22nd September 2014

Throughout 2014, the Federal Trust, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Global Policy Institute have jointly been organising a series of panel discussions assessing the different approaches of the UK and Germany to important policy issues.

This third and final event in this series focussed on the different approaches adopted in the UK and Germany to the labour market.


Professor Jason Heyes, Professor of Employment Relations, University of Sheffield

Dr Alexander Spermann, Director of Labour Policy Germany, Institute for the Study of Labor (Institut zur Zukunft der Arbeit, IZA) Bonn

John Palmer, former political director, European Policy Centre

Chair: Brendan Donnelly, Director, Federal Trust