Alternatives for Welfare Policy: Coping with Internationalisation and Demographic Change

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Dezember 2004



Authoritative survey of key issues for welfare policy in age of globalization and ageing populations.


List of contributors; Preface; 1. Introduction Torben M. Andersen and Per Molander; 2. International integration and the welfare state Torben M. Andersen; 3. The changing age structure and the public sector Thomas Lindh; 4. Emigration from the Scandinavian welfare states Peder J. Pedersen, Marianne Roed and Lena Schroder; 5. Productivity and costs in public production of services Jorn Rattso; 6. Use of fees in the provision of public services in OECD countries Carl Emmerson and Howard Reed; 7. Privatisation of social insurance with reference to Sweden Lars Soderstrom and Klas Rikner; 8. Occupational welfare Ann-Charlotte Stahlberg; 9. Pathways to retirement and retirement incentives in Sweden Marten Palme and Ingemar Svensson; 10. Social insurance and redistribution Pierre Pestieau; 11. Assessing the effect of introducing welfare accounts in Sweden Stefan Folster, Robert Gidehag, Mike Orszag and Dennis J. Snower; 12. Taxation in a global economy Bernd Huber and Erik Norrman; 13. Taxation and education investment in the tertiary sector Fredrik Andersson and Kai A. Konrad; 14. Debt strategies for Sweden and Europe Martin Floden; 15. Policy options for reforming the welfare state Torben M. Andersen and Per Molander; Index.


Torben M. Andersen is Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics at the University of Aarhus, Denmark. Per Molander has worked at the Swedish Ministry of Finance and is currently a Private Consultant at MapsGroup. He is author of the book Turning Sweden Around (with A. Lindbeck et al.) 1994.
EAN: 9780521814065
ISBN: 0521814065
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2004
Seitenanzahl: 396 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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