Income and Influence: Social Policy in Emerging Market Economies
AbstractThe authors argue that the pattern of social policy in developing countries is determined by two key factors: the domestic political influence of formal sector workers (who provide the most substantial roadblock to reform), and the absolute income level (gross domestic product per capita) of the emerging market economy being studied.
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Bibliographic InfoThis book is provided by W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research in its series Books from Upjohn Press with number iai and published in 2003.
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social policy; emerging markets; developing countries; politcal economy;
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