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The Resource Welfare and the great recession : a comparative study, edited by Stefán Ólafsson, Mary Daly, Olli Kangas, and Joakim Palme

Welfare and the great recession : a comparative study, edited by Stefán Ólafsson, Mary Daly, Olli Kangas, and Joakim Palme

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Welfare and the great recession : a comparative study
Title
Welfare and the great recession
Title remainder
a comparative study
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stefán Ólafsson, Mary Daly, Olli Kangas, and Joakim Palme
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Editor
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Genre
Language
eng
Index
index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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1951-
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  • Stefán Ólafsson
  • Daly, Mary E.
  • Kangas, Olli
  • Palme, Joakim
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  • Public welfare
  • Public welfare
  • Welfare economics
  • Recessions
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
Label
Welfare and the great recession : a comparative study, edited by Stefán Ólafsson, Mary Daly, Olli Kangas, and Joakim Palme
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Welfare and the Great Recession: A Comparative Study; Copyright; Preface; Table of Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Figures; Tables; Notes on Contributors; 1: Introduction: Leading Themes and Explanatory Framework; 1.1 Leading Themes; 1.2 Explanatory Framework; 1.3 Content and Structure of the Book; Part I: Comparative Profiles, Theories, and Policies; 2: Welfare Consequences of the Crisis in Europe; 2.1 Depth of the Crisis: Contraction and Unemployment; 2.1.1 Unemployment Levels; 2.1.2 Income developments during the crisis; 2.2 Financial Hardship 2.2.1 Which socio-economic groups were hardest hit?2.2.2 Financial hardship in different welfare regimes; 2.3 How the Burdens were Shared: A Different Perspective; 2.4 Summary; 3: The Political Economy of Crisis Responses; 3.1 Varieties of Economic Crises; 3.2 Policymaking in crises; 3.3 Fiscal Policy: Stimulus or Austerity?; 3.4 Social Policy: Retrenchment or Resilience?; 3.5 Conclusions; 4: Government Responses to the Great Recession: A Comparative Perspective; 4.1 The Great Recession and Beyond; 4.2 Government Policy Responses; 4.3 Fiscal Policy; 4.4 Social Protection; 4.5 Discussion Part II: Country Case Studies5: Greece: The Crisis, Austerity, and the Transformation of Welfare; 5.1 The Crisis; 5.2 The Social Impact of the Crisis; 5.3 Policy Responses to the Crisis; 5.4 Outcomes; 5.5 Financial Hardship during the Crisis; 5.6 Conclusions; 6: Spain: Economic Crisis and the Politics of Welfare under Austerity; 6.1 Growth Model with Feet of Clay: The Political Economy Context in Spain before the Crisis; 6.2 The Economic Crisis: Austerity and the Political Effort to Avoid Bailout; 6.3 Financial Hardship through the Crisis; 6.4 Role of the Welfare State in Tackling the Crisis 6.5 Social Impact of the Crisis: Unemployment, Inequality, and Poverty6.6 Conclusions: The Condition of the Spanish Welfare State after Austerity; 7: Ireland: The Welfare State and the Crisis; 7.1 Political Economy Context at the Onset of the Crisis; 7.2 The Characteristics and Severity of the Crisis; 7.3 Financial Hardship through the Crisis; 7.4 The Overarching Strategy Pursued to Alleviate the Effects of the Crisis; 7.5 Impact and Outcomes; 7.6 Overview and Conclusion; 8: Iceland's Strategy of Redistribution; 8.1 Introduction: The Political Economy Context 8.2 Characteristics and Severity of the Crisis8.3 Financial Hardship through the Crisis; 8.4 The General Strategy of Dealing with the Crisis; 8.5 The Strategy of Redistribution; 8.5.1 Welfare effort; 8.5.2 Debt relief; 8.5.3 Activation and job creation; 8.5.4 Shifting the tax burden; 8.6 Impact and Outcomes: How the Burdens were Shared; 8.6.1 Equalization; 8.6.2 Poverty reduction effort; 8.7 Conclusions; 9: Finland: From the Deep Crisis of the 1990s to the Great Recession; 9.1 Background: The Two Crises; 9.2 The Anatomy of the Two Crises; 9.3 Policy Responses Then and Now
Control code
on1088406451
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition, impression: 1.
Extent
xv, 334 pages
Isbn
9780198830962
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1042352900
Label
Welfare and the great recession : a comparative study, edited by Stefán Ólafsson, Mary Daly, Olli Kangas, and Joakim Palme
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Welfare and the Great Recession: A Comparative Study; Copyright; Preface; Table of Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Figures; Tables; Notes on Contributors; 1: Introduction: Leading Themes and Explanatory Framework; 1.1 Leading Themes; 1.2 Explanatory Framework; 1.3 Content and Structure of the Book; Part I: Comparative Profiles, Theories, and Policies; 2: Welfare Consequences of the Crisis in Europe; 2.1 Depth of the Crisis: Contraction and Unemployment; 2.1.1 Unemployment Levels; 2.1.2 Income developments during the crisis; 2.2 Financial Hardship 2.2.1 Which socio-economic groups were hardest hit?2.2.2 Financial hardship in different welfare regimes; 2.3 How the Burdens were Shared: A Different Perspective; 2.4 Summary; 3: The Political Economy of Crisis Responses; 3.1 Varieties of Economic Crises; 3.2 Policymaking in crises; 3.3 Fiscal Policy: Stimulus or Austerity?; 3.4 Social Policy: Retrenchment or Resilience?; 3.5 Conclusions; 4: Government Responses to the Great Recession: A Comparative Perspective; 4.1 The Great Recession and Beyond; 4.2 Government Policy Responses; 4.3 Fiscal Policy; 4.4 Social Protection; 4.5 Discussion Part II: Country Case Studies5: Greece: The Crisis, Austerity, and the Transformation of Welfare; 5.1 The Crisis; 5.2 The Social Impact of the Crisis; 5.3 Policy Responses to the Crisis; 5.4 Outcomes; 5.5 Financial Hardship during the Crisis; 5.6 Conclusions; 6: Spain: Economic Crisis and the Politics of Welfare under Austerity; 6.1 Growth Model with Feet of Clay: The Political Economy Context in Spain before the Crisis; 6.2 The Economic Crisis: Austerity and the Political Effort to Avoid Bailout; 6.3 Financial Hardship through the Crisis; 6.4 Role of the Welfare State in Tackling the Crisis 6.5 Social Impact of the Crisis: Unemployment, Inequality, and Poverty6.6 Conclusions: The Condition of the Spanish Welfare State after Austerity; 7: Ireland: The Welfare State and the Crisis; 7.1 Political Economy Context at the Onset of the Crisis; 7.2 The Characteristics and Severity of the Crisis; 7.3 Financial Hardship through the Crisis; 7.4 The Overarching Strategy Pursued to Alleviate the Effects of the Crisis; 7.5 Impact and Outcomes; 7.6 Overview and Conclusion; 8: Iceland's Strategy of Redistribution; 8.1 Introduction: The Political Economy Context 8.2 Characteristics and Severity of the Crisis8.3 Financial Hardship through the Crisis; 8.4 The General Strategy of Dealing with the Crisis; 8.5 The Strategy of Redistribution; 8.5.1 Welfare effort; 8.5.2 Debt relief; 8.5.3 Activation and job creation; 8.5.4 Shifting the tax burden; 8.6 Impact and Outcomes: How the Burdens were Shared; 8.6.1 Equalization; 8.6.2 Poverty reduction effort; 8.7 Conclusions; 9: Finland: From the Deep Crisis of the 1990s to the Great Recession; 9.1 Background: The Two Crises; 9.2 The Anatomy of the Two Crises; 9.3 Policy Responses Then and Now
Control code
on1088406451
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition, impression: 1.
Extent
xv, 334 pages
Isbn
9780198830962
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1042352900

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