The political economy of social assistance and minimum income benefits: a comparative analysis across 26 OECD countries

Social assistance benefit schemes are a peculiar type of welfare state program. As the electoral costs are relatively low, this program forms an obvious target for cost reduction in times of austerity. The aim of this study is to examine the determinants of the developments in social assistance bene...

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Volume: 17
Main Author: van Vliet, Olaf
Wang, Jinxian
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: BASINGSTOKE PALGRAVE MACMILLAN LTD 01.02.2019
published in: Comparative European politics (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) Vol. 17; no. 1; pp. 49 - 71
ORCID: 0000-0002-5539-1761
Data of publication: 2019-02-01
ISSN: 1472-4790
EISSN: 1740-388X
Discipline: History & Archaeology
Political Science
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index – 2019
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