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The thinkable

The welfare state is not in crisis, but thanks to changing public attitudes it does require flexible and imaginative reform. Julian Le Grand considers plans to attract private finance into public welfare and says that "matching" private contributions with state…
Julian Le Grand  

Welfare without the state

Europe's welfare states are squeezed between rising demand and the declining readiness of taxpayers to finance it. The result is big deficits, slow growth, and dissatisfaction with the welfare services on offer. Robert Skidelsky recommends a return to the liberal…
Robert Skidelsky