The welfare state in the European Union : economic and social perspectives / Pierre Pestieau.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Pestieau, Pierre, 1943-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Poverty and inequality
  • Social spending
  • Revenue sources
  • Types of social protection
  • Social insurance and globalization
  • Welfare state and economic efficiency
  • Efficiency of the welfare state
  • Social versus private insurance
  • Old age pensions
  • Health care
  • Unemployment and poverty
  • Family allowances
  • Conclusion.