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Danish Center for Welfare Studies

Ny viden - The welfare state is more of a piggy bank than Robin Hood

"Welfare states are often criticized for not being good enough at reducing inequality. But in practice they mainly do something else – namely distributing society’s resources across generations – as opposed to socio-economic status. This is shown by a new analysis of the European welfare states, and SDU Professor Pieter Vanhuysse therefore calls for less criticism of the welfare state."

Article by Marlene Jørgensen

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