Social Policy and the Crisis

Friday, July 18, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Room: F203
RC19 Sociology of Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Joakim PALME, University of Uppsala, Sweden
Economic Crisis, Social Policy and Health Inequalities: A Systematic Review of the Research Literature (Oral Presentation)
Espen DAHL, Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway; Jon Ivar ELSTAD, NOVA, Norway; Knut HALVORSEN, Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway

Sovereign Debt Crisis and Pension Reforms in European Countries (Oral Presentation)
Karl HINRICHS, University of Bremen, Germany

Homeownership, Social Policy, and the Crisis: How Austerity Policies Fortify Property-Based Private Welfare Systems (Oral Presentation)
Christian LENNARTZ, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands; Richard RONALD, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Institutional Reforms on Social Policy and Changes in Income Distribution after the 2008 Financial Crisis (Oral Presentation)
Emanuel AGU, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Economic Crisis: Toward the Erosion or Stability in Individual Welfare State Preferences? (Distributed Paper)
Ariel YOUNG, Uppsala University, Sweden

Poverty Reduction Effect of the Taxation and Benefit Systems in Finland 1993-2013 – Comparing the 1990s Depression and Post 2008 Recession (Distributed Paper)
Pasi MOISIO, National Institute Health & Welfare , Finland; Kirsi-Marja LEHTELÄ, National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland; Susanna MUKKILA, National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland