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The adoption of “welfare systems” was closely bound up with the development of the Industrial Revolution. The onset of the scientific and technological revolution required the introduction of new welfare systems. Mead’s proposal of a “social dividend” paid with the accumulation of “public assets” could be a possible answer and should be analysed at different levels, from Municipalities and States to the European level.