European Schemes of Social Assistance: An Empirical Analysis of Set-Ups and Distributive Impacts

Hölsch, Katja ; Kraus, Margit

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URN: urn:nbn:de:bsz:180-madoc-3949
Document Type: Working paper
Year of publication: 2002
The title of a journal, publication series: None
Publication language: English
Institution: Sonstige Einrichtungen > ZEW - Leibniz-Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung
MADOC publication series: Veröffentlichungen des ZEW (Leibniz-Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung) > ZEW Discussion Papers
Subject: 330 Economics
Classification: JEL: I38 H53 I32 ,
Subject headings (SWD): Europäische Union , Regulierung , Sozialhilfe , Zentralisation
Abstract: This paper analyses the distributive impacts of various regulatory and institutional settings of European schemes of social assistance. For this purpose, two sets of classifications of European schemes of social assistance are introduced that classify the systems according to regulatory arrangements and degree of centralisation, respectively. Subsequently, the distributive impacts of five selected EU systems are calculated on the basis of LIS data and their relationship to class assignment is investigated.
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