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Is China a welfare state?

July 17, 2017

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Beatriz Carrillo looks at the history and development of China’s welfare system.

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What is so new about the emerging new world order?

July 13, 2017

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Vladimir Popov and Piotr Dutkiewicz examine changes in world economies.

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Globalisation(s) and Development

March 22, 2017

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Kenneth A. Reinert examines the many facets and consequences of globalisation.
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Edward Elgar Publishing renews EIFL partnership agreement – increasing access to knowledge in developing and transition economies

November 4, 2016

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97782927_world-dataEmily Mew, Commissioning Editor for International Development books at Edward Elgar Publishing

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Embracing Capitalism: the real success of Sweden’s universal welfare state – by Andreas Bergh

September 9, 2014

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How does a country successfully combine increasing prosperity with low levels of inequality? Andreas Bergh, Associate Professor of Economics at Lund University, argues that the history of Sweden demonstrates the important role capitalism can play in creating a more equal society.

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