Institutions for Social Well-Being

Alternatives for Europe

  • Lilia Costabile

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Lilia Costabile
    Pages 1-14
  3. Samuel Bowles, Arjun Jayadev
    Pages 74-94
  4. Lilia Costabile, Roberto Scazzieri
    Pages 126-151
  5. Francesca Bettio, Janneke Plantenga
    Pages 152-175
  6. Massimo D’Antoni, Ugo Pagano
    Pages 198-221
  7. Lilia Costabile
    Pages 222-233
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 235-242

About this book


This book examines the efficiency and effectiveness of economic policies in Europe, and explores the implications for social equity. It argues for an integrated approach to economic and social objectives, and discusses the ways in which welfare states and institutions can contribute to equity and efficiency objectives.


care European Union (EU) growth Integration social policy Welfare Welfare State

Editors and affiliations

  • Lilia Costabile
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of NaplesItaly
  2. 2.Clare HallCambridge UniversityUK

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