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Welfare and decentralization in Spain

Luis Moreno

Welfare and decentralization in Spain

by Luis Moreno

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Published by European University Institute in Badia Fiesolana, San Domenico (FI) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLuis Moreno and Ana Arriba.
SeriesEUI working paper -- no.99/8
ContributionsArriba, Ana., European University Institute. European Forum.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18187655M

  This article, drawing on the first systematic index of decentralization to local government in 21 countries, demonstrates a close relation between Social Democratic welfare states and an intergovernmental infrastructure that in important respects ranks as the most decentralized among advanced industrial by: Immigration and the Welfare State in Spain The present study addresses the complex relationship between immigration and the welfare state in Spain. The number of immigrants in Spain has greatly increased in recent years, reaching levels similar to those found in the most developed countries in the European Size: 2MB.

This book is a study of the increasing territorial variations in the development of sub-national welfare systems that have occurred as an effect of the decentralization of health care and social assistance policies in Italy, Spain and Great Britain. Trust in public institutions and public policies are generally perceived as a precondition for economic recovery in times of recession. Recent empirical evidence tends to find a positive link between decentralization and trust. But our knowledge about whether decentralization – through increased trust – improves the perception of the delivery and effectiveness of public policies is still.

improving the provision of public services. First, it begins by presenting definitions of decentralization. Second, it discusses some of the arguments for decentralization, with allocative efficiency one of the main economic rationales for improving public welfare. Third, issues related to the implementation of decentralization are addressed. TheseFile Size: KB.   Moving people from benefits into work has historically been one of the greatest challenges of Spain’s welfare system. A share of the problem derives from the lack of popularity of part-time employment contracts among both trade unions and legislators [5], which makes it difficult for claimants to move into work gradually.


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Welfare and decentralization in Spain by Luis Moreno Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moreno, Luis. Welfare and decentralization in Spain. Florence: European University Institute, [] (OCoLC) Welfare and Decentralization in Spain. for welfare decentralization. The one le sson to be drawn from the Spanish. experience is its attempt to put into practice both paramount principles of.

Decentralization or decentralisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.

Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and organizations.

Fiscal welfare, progressivity, and political visibility 2. Fiscal welfare and decentralization: the Spanish case 3. Hypothesis, data and methods 4.

Analysis of fiscal welfare in Spain (I): expenditure 5. Analysis of fiscal welfare in Spain (II): types of fiscal benefits 6. Analysis of. Decentralization and welfare reform in Andalusia Article (PDF Available) in Regional & Federal Studies 15(4) December with 55 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

This book is a study of the increasing territorial variations in the development of sub-national welfare systems that have occurred as an effect of the decentralization of health care and social assistance policies in Italy, Spain and Great Britain.

The author examines the political factors that underlie these variations by combining cross-regional and cross-country comparisons using mixed. Decentralization and the Welfare State: What Do Citizens Perceive. Luis Diaz-Serranoa and Andrés Rodríguez-Poseb a Corresponding author: CREIP - Departament d’Economia, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Av.

de la Universitat 1. Reus, Spain. E-mail: @ Since the transition to democracy in the late s, Spain has undergone a process of deep decentralization and an incipient federalization. This article analyses the main features of such processes underlying the high level of home rule achieved by.

The welfare system in Spain, provides protection to those people who fall within it’s scope. The public authorities shall maintain a public social security system for all citizens, guaranteeing sufficient support and social benefits in situations of need, especially in the event of unemployment, and that the support and additional benefits shall be free – Article 41 Spanish Constitution of.

Trust in public institutions and public policies are generally perceived as a precondition for economic recovery in times of recession.

Recent empirical evidence tends to find a positive link between decentralization and trust. But our knowledge about whether decentralization—through increased trust—improves the perception of the delivery and effectiveness of public policies is still by:   Moreno, L. (), ‘Spain, a via media of welfare development’, in Taylor-Gooby, P.

(ed.), Welfare States under Pressure, London: Sage. NCES (), Education in States and Nations: Indicators Comparing US States with Other Industrialized Countries inWashington, DC: National Center for Education by: Federalism and Social Policy focuses on the crucial question: Is a strong and egalitarian welfare state compatible with federalism.

In this carefully curated collection, Scott L. Greer, Heather Elliott, and the contributors explore the relationship between decentralization and the welfare state to determine whether or not decentralization has negative consequences for welfare. This article discusses the consolidation of strong regional government and the limits of central decentralization in Spain.

The Spanish model of subnational democracy evolved in parallel to the consolidation of the first successful experience of liberal democracy which has occurred at the national level during the last thirty years in : César Colino, Eloísa del Pino.

The New Governance of Welfare States in the United States and Europe: Between Decentralization and Centralization in the The New Governance of Welfare States in the United States and Europe: Between Decentralization and Centralization Mariely López-Santana’s book constitutes a very significant contribution to the efforts to map out Author: Francisco Javier Moreno-Fuentes.

The welfare state is a form of government in which the state protects and promotes the economic and social well-being of the citizens, based upon the principles of equal opportunity, equitable distribution of wealth, and public responsibility for citizens unable to avail themselves of the minimal provisions for a good life.

Sociologist T. Marshall described the modern welfare state as a. The New Governance of Welfare States in the United States and Europe “The book is to be welcomed for its contribution to the theme of territorial politics and welfare, and its concern with labour activation measures.

Decentralization in Spain and the United Kingdom (with Milena Büchs) 5. We review, first, the process of decentralization in Spain and the role of the Comunidades Autónomas in social welfare since the inception of the Constitution.

After identifying the ethnoterritorial mimesis, or ‘demonstration effect’, as a policy equalizer and an incentive. In Spain the principle of equality always prevails over the principle of autonomy, which is at the heart of decentralization.

They start from the premise that regions don’t matter, and that Spanish citizens, wherever they live, must be treated equally.

Spain is a somewhat more equal society than the UK, as measured by the distribution of income. Pay is more equal, with a more generous minimum wage but welfare less generous.

Downloadable. Trust in public institutions and public policies are generally perceived as a precondition for economic recovery in times of recession.

Recent empirical evidence tends to find a positive link between decentralization and trust. But our knowledge about whether decentralization – through increased trust – improves the perception of the delivery and effectiveness of public. This book is a study of the increasing territorial variations in the development of sub-national welfare systems that have occurred as an effect of the decentralization of health care and social assistance policies in Italy, Spain and Great Britain.

The author examines the political factors thatBrand: Palgrave Macmillan.This book is a study of the increasing territorial variations in the development of sub-national welfare systems that have occurred as an effect of the decentralization of health care and social assistance policies in Italy, Spain and Great : Springer International Publishing.The Spanish decentralisation model In just thirty years, Spain has evolved from a state with a highly centralised territorial model to a multi-layered state that consists of the national government, the autonomous communities and local government.

This state structure founded upon autonomous communities was established in