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Central and eastern european social model

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  • Rotaru, Marius-Petre

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The 10 former communist countries from Central and Eastern Europe have inherited similar social protection systems, specific to an ethatist economy, and faced similar issues along the transition to market economy. Distinct in Europe through common traits, the new-comers in the European Union, especially the 10 from Central and Eastern Europe, encompass the fifth submodel of the European social model. Ageing of the population, conservatory management of the pensions fund (aversion for risk, regarding the public funds transfer into private pensions fund), migration of qualified work force, increasing unemployment rate represent a wide variety of threats which brought to the public attention the need to reform the social model of the post-communist countries.

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  • Rotaru, Marius-Petre, 2009. "Central and eastern european social model," MPRA Paper 17930, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:17930
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    1. André Sapir, 2006. "Globalization and the Reform of European Social Models," Journal of Common Market Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 44(2), pages 369-390, June.
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    3. Nick Adnett & Stephen Hardy, 2005. "The European Social Model," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 2848, April.
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    Keywords

    European Social Model; European Social Policy; comparative social policy; welfare state; Central and Eastern Europe;

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    • M1 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration
    • Z10 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - General

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