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It has been suggested that the COVID epidemic, and its profound economic and social consequences, may produce major changes in the dominant ideas that help set the boundaries to social action. This note reflects on sig...Read more...
12 August 2020
Report of a roundtable discussion on theories of welfare...Read more...
29 July 2020
Joan Costa-Font and Frank A Cowell
How important is spatial identity in shifting preferences for redistribution? This paper takes advantage of within-country variability in the adoption of a single currency as an instrument to examine the impact of the re...Read more...
1 July 2015
Ruth Lupton, Tania Burchardt, John Hills, Kitty Stewart and Polly Vizard
In the aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2007/8, social policy and the welfare state in the UK have been undergoing a period of extraordinary change. After a decade of welfare state expansion to 2007, with part...Read more...
22 April 2013
Ludovica Gambaro, Kitty Stewart and Jane Waldfogel
1 March 2013
Recent government pronouncements in the UK and above all the recent Conservative Party (2008) policy document on welfare reform suggest that US welfare reform is increasingly being taken as a model for the UK. What lesso...Read more...
This paper examines the extent to which the policies towards the welfare state pursued by the Labour Government in its first fifteen months represent a break with those of its Conservative predecessor and with earlier po...Read more...