Lower unemployment benefits and old-age pensions is a major setback in social policy

  • Kenneth Nelson Stockholm University

Abstract

The Swedish welfare state has been subject to a substantial re-organization in recent decades, not always recognized in the international literature. Almost every area of social policy have changed, often in the downward direction and with potential far-reaching consequences for the social sustainability of the Swedish welfare state. In this research note, I discuss significant changes to Swedish social policy and place the reorganization of the Swedish welfare state in an international perspective. Focus is on old-age pensions and unemployment benefits. Both areas are characterized by significant changes.

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2017-12-20
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Nelson, K. (2017) ”Lower unemployment benefits and old-age pensions is a major setback in social policy”, Sociologisk Forskning, 54(4), s. 287-291. Tillgänglig vid: https://sociologiskforskning.se/sf/article/view/18223 (åtkomstdatum: 29mars2020).
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