Content with the tag: estado del bienestar

The effect of early retirement schemes on youth employment

Best practices

The effect of early retirement schemes on youth employment

November 2021

Social Inclusion

Contradicting a fairly widespread idea, delaying exit from the labour market does not reduce youth employment, but could actually boost it.

Child benefit design: the importance of refundable tax deductions

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Child benefit design: the importance of refundable tax deductions

November 2021

Social Inclusion

Child support benefits improve the economic situation of families and appear to be positive for increasing fertility rates. How can they be designed with efficiency?

Revising the generational contract

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Revising the generational contract

November 2021

Social Inclusion

The welfare state is supported by an intergenerational contract that proposes a set of tacit consensus agreements between different generations. What form must this contract take in order to be sustainable?

Impacts of work-life balance benefits on women’s work performance

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Impacts of work-life balance benefits on women’s work performance

November 2021

Social Inclusion

Are benefits for supporting reconciliation designed to boost women’s labour participation effective, or do they lead to an increase in the wage gap?

An intergenerational perspective of the coronavirus crisis and the role of family policies

Review

An intergenerational perspective of the coronavirus crisis and the role of family policies

November 2021

Social Inclusion
Maria Cubel, Department of Economics, University of Bath;

The covid-19 pandemic has caused a health crisis and an economic one. The two books reviewed here offer complementary perspectives on the role of family policies in times of economic decline.

“We’re heading quietly towards a different welfare state from the one we know”

Interview

“We’re heading quietly towards a different welfare state from the one we know”

November 2021

Social Inclusion

Antonio Cabrales, chair professor of economics, analyses the future of the welfare state in Spain: Is the pensions system sustainable? What incentives would boost birth rates?

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