Who’s Afraid of the Welfare State Now? book presentation by Anton Hemerijck and Manos Matsaganis

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‘Who’s afraid of the welfare state now?’: a book presentation by Anton Hemerijck and Manos Matsaganis, with roundtable participants Peter Hall (Harward University), Monika Queisser (OECD), and others.

On 31 May 2024, Anton Hemerijck and Manos Matsaganis will present their most recent book ‘Who’s afraid of the Welfare State now?’, published on March 2024 by Oxford University Press, with chapters co-authored with Francesco Corti, Andrea Parma, and Ilze Plavgo. The book explores the welfare-policy responses to the Great Recession and reform trajectories that swept across Europe over the last decade, as well as a final chapter that focuses on Covid-19 welfare management. The roundtable is organised by the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute (EUI) and ERC-funded project WellSIre: Wellbeing Returns to Social Investment Recalibration. Roundtable participants will include Peter Hall, Professor of European Studies at Harvard University, and Monika Queisser, Head of Social Policy at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), amongst other distinguished scholars and policy experts.

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More about the book:

Hemerijck, Anton, and Manos Matsaganis, with F. Corti, A. Parma, and I. Plavgo (2024), Who’s Afraid of the Welfare State Now? Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198875468.001.0001


Written by: Ilze Plavgo, 21.05.2024