Annals of the Fondazione Luigi Einaudi

An Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics, History and Political Science

The Annals is a forum for the free exchange of ideas
among scholars working in the field of social sciences
Volume LIII 1 - 2019

Welfare for the European Union in the Age of Globalisation

Alfonso Iozzo,
pp. 183-190
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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.