Social Security Reforms in Europe

  • Bent Greve
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In the last 10–15 years we have witnessed much discussion through Europe about changes in social security systems. The debate has been diffuse and the emphasis has shifted over time according to the various economic, political and cultural backgrounds of the different countries. In some, the debate has concerned the overall level of spending and the fiscal deficit, in others it has focused on centralisation/decentralisation, and in yet others on the specific mode of delivery of particular social goods and services (i.e. private or public).


Labour Market Public Sector Social Security Welfare State Social Security System 
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