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Welfare State Change in Leading OECD Countries

Ingmar J. Schustereder

Welfare State Change in Leading OECD Countries

The Influence of Post-Industrial and Global Economic Developments

by Ingmar J. Schustereder

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Published by Gabler Verlag / GWV Fachverlage GmbH, Wiesbaden in Wiesbaden .
Written in English

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  • Economics

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    Statementby Ingmar J. Schustereder
    ContributionsSpringerLink (Online service)
    The Physical Object
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    Open LibraryOL25558003M
    ISBN 109783834919014, 9783834986221

    The overall results show a large degree of consistency in OECD analyses and recommendations, though little efficacy is revealed. The authors of this book have compiled a major contribution to the analysis of the impact of international organisations on national welfare states, widening the scope of traditional analyses of national welfare state. Radcliffe, James, and Malcolm McVicar. From Welfare State to Welfare Management: Changes in the United Kingdom Social Security System. In Transformations in Social Security Systems, edited by International Institute of Administrative Sciences Working Group on .

    ‘The welfare state is a catch-all term which covers a broad range of governmental interventions into social affairs. Over the past decades, social policy scholars have devoted tremendous efforts to analyze those factors that account for cross-national variation and energize the reform trajectories of advanced welfare states. By contrast, the dependent variable has received much less.   Chapter 5: Social Expenditure Under Scrutiny: The Problems of Using Aggregate Spending Data for Assessing Welfare State Dynamics; Chapter 6: Social Rights, Structural Needs and Social Expenditure: A Comparative Study of 18 OECD Countries –; Chapter 7: Welfare State Generosity Across Space and Time.

    Shiri Noy – The Welfare State and Health Spending - p. 6 of 26 Though the geographical focus of welfare state literature has traditionally been Western Europe, North America, and Japan, recent work has begun exploring welfare state development in Latin America and other developing regions (Pierson ; Rudra ). This work is important in. Get this from a library! Welfare state transformations and inequality in OECD countries. [Melike Wulfgramm; Tonia Bieber; Stephan Leibfried; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.;] -- This book analyzes how recent welfare state transformations across advanced democracies have shaped social and economic disparities. The authors observe a trend from a .


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Welfare State Change in Leading OECD Countries The Influence of Post-Industrial and Global Economic Developments. About this book. He applies a combination of econometric and qualitative techniques using data of 17 leading OECD countries from to Welfare State Change in Leading OECD Countries He applies a combination of econometric and qualitative techniques using data of 17 leading OECD countries from to Show all.

About the authors. Book Title Welfare State Change in Leading OECD Countries Book Subtitle. Get this from a library. Welfare state change in leading OECD countries: the influence of post-industrial and global economic developments. [Ingmar J Schustereder] -- For decades, issues regarding the sustainability of the welfare state have been an important agenda in both academic and public debate.

The existing literature primarily points out to economic. Welfare State Change in Leading OECD Countries: The Influence of Post-Industrial and Global Economic Developments (ebs-Forschung, Schriftenreihe der BUSINESS SCHOOL Schloß Reichartshausen (74)) [Schustereder, Ingmar] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Welfare State Change in Leading OECD Countries: The Influence of Post-Industrial and Global Cited by: The welfare state is a form of government in which the state protects and promotes the economic and social well-being of the citizens, based upon the principles of equal opportunity, equitable distribution of wealth, and public responsibility for citizens unable to avail themselves of the minimal provisions for a good life.

Sociologist T. Marshall described the modern welfare state as a. “This impressive volume brings together first-rate research on the welfare state’s changing role in shaping economic, social and political inequality in OECD countries.

The authors meticulously explore recent empirical trends and developments in all major social policy fields and convincingly show that the shift to supply-side social.

From the s to the s, the welfare state in Britain—based off the Beveridge Report—took hold, leading to a growth in the government to. Find a wide range of data on social issues and compare how other countries are doing. OECD Chart: Poverty rate, Total / year-olds / 66 year-olds or more, Ratio, Annual, – Affordable Housing Database.

There is more to life than the cold numbers of GDP and economic statistics. This dataset contains the data of the Better Life Index which allows you to compare well-being across countries as well as measuring well-being, based on 11 topics the OECD has identified as essential, in the areas of material living conditions and quality of life.

This book analyzes how recent welfare state transformations across advanced democracies have shaped social and economic disparities. The authors observe a trend from a compensatory paradigm towards supply oriented social policy, and investigate how this phenomenon is.

Image caption "Welfare" in the US is actually categorised as a family benefit by the OECD, as it is only available to those taking care of children. Food stamps are. Welfare state studies have sought to create typologies that group countries into categories based on variations in the role that state, market, and family play in ensuring well-being.

A second line of research has sought to account for welfare state development and variation, by examining economic, political, institutional, and ideological factors. Old-age and health expenditures make up the majority, about two-thirds, of public social spending in OECD countries.

The largest expenditure, at % of GDP on average across the OECD. social welfare or public charity, organized provision of educational, cultural, medical, and financial assistance to the needy.

Modern social welfare measures may include any of the following: the care of destitute adults; the treatment of the mentally ill; the rehabilitation of criminals; the care of destitute, neglected, and delinquent children; the care and relief of the sick or handicapped.

Social and Welfare Statistics Affordable Housing Purpose Access to good-quality affordable housing is a fundamental need and key to achieving a number of It covers 35 OECD countries for the period /14 and estimates for The main social policy areas are as follows: Old age, Survivors, Incapacity-related benefits.

The electoral consequences of welfare state retrenchment and social policy performance in OECD countries 1st Edition. Nathalie Giger Ap The Risk of Social Policy. uses a comparative perspective to systematically analyse the effects of social policy reforms and welfare state retrenchment on voting choice for the government.

Welfare regimes as a source of stratification In his influential book Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism, Esping-Andersen () defines a welfare regime along two dimensions: i) the level of decommodification, i.e. the degree to which a person can maintain a. The Nordic model comprises the economic and social policies as well as typical cultural practices common to the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden).

This includes a comprehensive welfare state and multi-level collective bargaining based on the economic foundations of free-market capitalism, with a high percentage of the workforce unionised and a large percentage of.

Using a spatial lag design and data on childcare expenditure for 26 OECD countries between and I test if the outcome of an election following a change in childcare expenditure has an. The OECD wants to expand the welfare state, even though such policies already have caused fiscal crises in many nations.

The size of means-tested programmes is relatively small in many countries and there is room for expansion, by either making those programmes more generous or by extending their coverage. As a percentage of GDP. These tables are lists of social welfare spending as a percentage of GDP compiled by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") into the OECD Social Expenditure Database which "includes reliable and internationally comparable statistics on public and mandatory and voluntary private social expenditure at programme level.".A number of studies have found strong cross-national evidence linking political institutions with the size of the welfare state.

In particular in OECD countries proportional representation is a strong predictor of the size of social spending. Majoritarianism predicts less social spending. The Welfare State was not forced; in fact, it was widely welcomed by a nation which had largely demanded it after the war.

Once the Welfare State was created it continued to evolve over time, partly due to the changing economic circumstances in Britain, but partly due to the political ideology of the parties which moved in and out of power.