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Changing welfare states in the post-crisis period NEW
European Welfare States 1 Day, 10 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
The OECD has published its latest social expenditure update covering 2014. It’s a very interesting small report well worth reading. Here are 8 points that caught my eye in the latest data which I organise in three themes: surprising changes in...
The conservative victory and the welfare state: Here comes the pain NEW
European Welfare States 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
The Conservatives have won an unexpected majority. Now must come the cuts. Even Ian Duncan Smith is worried about the scale of the cuts promised. In this post I review the good, the bad, the ugly and unknown proposals that the conservatives have in s...
Curbing immigrants' benefits is a bad idea NEW
European Welfare States 2 Months, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
The recent 'debate that was not' between Ed Miliband and David Cameron was depressing because both now seem to embrace the fantasy that curbing benefits to immigrants would be helpful. This was already an idea that David Cameron had proposed in a spe...
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William Lazonick - Rethinking the State NEW
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The world's tallest slum NEW
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The effect of wealth and income on morals and ethics NEW
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UK banking sector assets as % of GDP NEW
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Source: taken from BANKING ON THE STATE by Piergiorgio Alessandri & Andrew G Haldane; Bank of England; November 2009.
The marketisation of academia and its adverse effect on intellectual and methodological pluralism NEW
European Welfare States 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
On the monoculture of american international political economy:"The monoculture we observe today also seems to me to be the product of a competitive academic environment in which we are compelled to live by the mantra of 'publish or perish'. Eager to...
The Politics of Temporary Work Deregulation in Europe: Solving the French Puzzle NEW
European Welfare States 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
My latest paper on the politics of temporary work regulation in Western Europe.Politics&Society(Published online before print July 2)AbstractTemporary work has expanded in the last three decades with adverse implications for inequalities. Because...
Game theory in action: commitment problems in the prisonner's dilemma NEW
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Public policy responses to the current fiscal crisis in one quote... NEW
European Welfare States 2 Years, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy."Ernest Benn...
Public and private European Debt in 2001 and 2012 NEW
European Welfare States 2 Years, 1 Week, 9 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Thanks to the really good Big Picture Blog, I've just discovered this really cool tool developed by the Wall Street Journal to visualise the evolution of private and public debt.Restricting the sample to Western European countries (with Canada and th...
40,000 pageviews reached NEW
European Welfare States 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Top five all time posts1) World ranking in Unemployment Benefit replacement rates2) Welfare regimes and Youth Unemployment rates in the crisis 3) Islamic face veils and women's rights in France4) Downsizing in Cuba: Is public sector employment that d...
Want to keep up with the research published on the welfare state? Try this resource NEW
European Welfare States 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 8 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
I've just compiled a netvibe dashboard that monitors the latest issues being published by the Academic Journals I follow...
New paper on link between labour, central banks and EMU crisis NEW
European Welfare States 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 8 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
The missing link. Labour unions, central banks and monetary integration in Europe Transfer (2013), 19(1): 89–101.Bob Hancke Summary This article examines the problems of the single currency in light of the organization of labour relations in th...
New Journal of European Social Policy Issue NEW
European Welfare States 2 Years, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
This recent issue covers the introduction of patient choice in Sweden. Two articles discuss the effect of macroeconomic conditions and pre-existing welfare state institutions on demands for redistribution and preferences for welfare state polici...
New Politics&Society Issue (June 2013) NEW
European Welfare States 2 Years, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Special issue on real UtopiaAckerman, B. (2013). "Reviving Democratic Citizenship?" Politics & Society 41(2): 309-317.Many of our inherited civic institutions are dead or dying. We need an ambitious reform program to revive democratic life. This...