Social transfers and poverty in Europe: comparing social exclusion and targeting across welfare regimes
Massimo Baldini (),
Giovanni Gallo (),
Manuel Reverberi () and
Andrea Trapani ()
Center for the Analysis of Public Policies (CAPP) from Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Dipartimento di Economia "Marco Biagi"
This paper studies whether there are systematic differences in the ability of cash transfers, belonging to different welfare systems, to reach the poor and to lift them out of poverty. We structure the analysis following the classic breakdown of the various European welfare states into welfare regimes, in search of specific features of them that can explain the variable results shown in the ability to effectively tackle economic poverty. The analysis is carried out both with a cross-sectional approach as well as using a more long-run definition of persistent poverty.
Keywords: Cash transfers; Poverty; Europe; Welfare Regimes; Persistent poverty. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I3 I38 H53 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: pages 29
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-eec, nep-eur and nep-sog
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:mod:cappmo:0145
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in Center for the Analysis of Public Policies (CAPP) from Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Dipartimento di Economia "Marco Biagi" Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Sara Colombini ().