Welfare State

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. H. Marshall described the modern welfare state as a distinctive combination of democracy, welfare, and capitalism.As a type of mixed economy, the welfare state funds the governmental institutions for health care and education along with direct benefits given to individual citizens. Early features of the welfare state, …

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Individual Contributors to Policy Commons · 1 July 2024 English

The German welfare state is generous but this leads to implicit tax rates for those on welfare that can exceed 100%. Here’s a useful summary from the German newspaper Handelsblatt. (The original is in the citizen’s allowance, housing benefit or child allowance often […] The post How the German welfare state punishes performance appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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Eurofound · 28 June 2024 English

This report describes Eurofound's activities, particularly its research, information and communication programmes and policy achievements, in relation to the objectives set in the Programming document 2021–2024: Work programme 2023. It …

The future of social protection and of the welfare state in the EU European Commission 25 May Conference


Amnesty International · 27 June 2024 English

Ahead of the final decision on the extradition case of Belarusian activist Andrei Gnyot, Marie Struthers, Amnesty International’s Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, said: “In light of the …

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Cato Institute · 26 June 2024 English

Hayek: A Life is the first volume of a definitive biography of one of the last century's most important thinkers, co- authored by Bruce Caldwell, the general editor of Friedrich …

notes, he believed that, with a substantial welfare state, illegal immigrants were preferable to legal Replacing the inefficient patchwork of current welfare-state pro- grams (more than 100 at the federal level adoxically, half a century of expanding the welfare state. Phil Gramm, Robert Ekelund, and John Early’s


Cato Institute · 26 June 2024 English

Matt Zwolinski and Miranda Perry Fleischer's Universal Basic Income lives up to its subtitle, What Everyone Needs to Know--or nearly. In 66 short chapters, the book provides a trove of …

notes, he believed that, with a substantial welfare state, illegal immigrants were preferable to legal Replacing the inefficient patchwork of current welfare-state pro- grams (more than 100 at the federal level adoxically, half a century of expanding the welfare state. Phil Gramm, Robert Ekelund, and John Early’s


Cato Institute · 26 June 2024 English

Ban the Box A recurring topic in Working Papers is criminal justice policy innovation. The goal of these policies is to reduce the negative effects of incarceration on subsequent employment. …

notes, he believed that, with a substantial welfare state, illegal immigrants were preferable to legal Replacing the inefficient patchwork of current welfare-state pro- grams (more than 100 at the federal level adoxically, half a century of expanding the welfare state. Phil Gramm, Robert Ekelund, and John Early’s


Cato Institute · 26 June 2024 English

II cast my first vote at age 18 in 1997, voting "yes" on a proposal to spend government money on a stadium for Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew. I did …

notes, he believed that, with a substantial welfare state, illegal immigrants were preferable to legal Replacing the inefficient patchwork of current welfare-state pro- grams (more than 100 at the federal level adoxically, half a century of expanding the welfare state. Phil Gramm, Robert Ekelund, and John Early’s


Cato Institute · 26 June 2024 English

Fans of economist Milton Friedman--of whom I'm one--should count themselves lucky that Stanford historian Jennifer Burns has written a detailed biography of him. Based on intensive archival research that only …

notes, he believed that, with a substantial welfare state, illegal immigrants were preferable to legal Replacing the inefficient patchwork of current welfare-state pro- grams (more than 100 at the federal level adoxically, half a century of expanding the welfare state. Phil Gramm, Robert Ekelund, and John Early’s


Cato Institute · 26 June 2024 English

Agriculture in the developed world has historically benefited from government support in the form of subsidies, price controls, trade protection, and other policies. These result from a political process that …

notes, he believed that, with a substantial welfare state, illegal immigrants were preferable to legal Replacing the inefficient patchwork of current welfare-state pro- grams (more than 100 at the federal level adoxically, half a century of expanding the welfare state. Phil Gramm, Robert Ekelund, and John Early’s


UN: The United Nations · 25 June 2024 English

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