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Bulgarian Welfare System (1989 – 2014) During the Transition and the Crisis

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  • Nenovsky, Nikolay
  • MIlev, Jeko

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Bulgarian welfare system was significantly changed in the late 1990’s and in early 2000’s following the whole economic and political changes since the collapse of communist system. On the next lines an attempt to summarize the most important changes in the Bulgarian economy in the early 2000’s is made. The accent is put on the welfare system and social inclusion. The reforms in the pension system and in the system concerning the employment policy in Bulgaria are at the center of the research since these two spheres appeared to be the most sensitive to the changes that took place at that time.

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  • Nenovsky, Nikolay & MIlev, Jeko, 2014. "Bulgarian Welfare System (1989 – 2014) During the Transition and the Crisis," MPRA Paper 62039, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2014.
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    Keywords

    Welfare System; Pension System; Transition; Bulgaria;
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    JEL classification:

    • I3 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
    • P3 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions

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