Black swans and elephants on the move: the impact of emergencies on the welfare state
This article addresses the question of how unexpected national and international emergencies - the 'black swans' of war, economic depression, hyperinflation and, more prospectively and topically, terrorist incidents and environmental catastrophes - affect the character of welfare state interventions and welfare state development. We do have clear evidence of such effects in the past: hyperinflation in Germany made that country particularly inflation averse; the Great Depression was a stimulus...[Show more]
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