The New Politics of Welfare:
Towards an “Emerging Markets” Welfare State Regime

 

About the Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

This research project aims to identify a new welfare regime in  emerging market economies and explain why it has emerged.

The project will compare China, Brazil, India, Indonesia, Mexico, South Africa and Turkey to test two hypotheses:

(i) emerging market economies are forming a new welfare regime that differs from liberal, corporatist and social democratic welfare regimes of the global north on the basis of extensive and decommodifying social assistance programmes

(ii) the new welfare regime emerges principally as a response to the growing political power of the poor as a dual source of threat and support for governments.

The project is led by Assistant Prof. Dr. Erdem Yörük and funded by the European Research Council.

Horizon 2020, Excellent Science, ERC Starting Grant 2016,  Project Number: 714868, Proposal Acronym: EmergingWelfare

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News from EMW

19/01/2018

University talk at University of Oxford

Our Principal Investigator Asst. Prof. Erdem Yörük gave a talk, titled “The New Politics of Welfare: Towards and 'Emerging Markets'...
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11/01/2018

EMW Quantitative Analysis and Methodology Colloquium, 10-11January, 2018,

We held our second workshop, titled Emerging Welfare Quantitative Analysis and Methodology Colloquium, at Koç University, Istanbul, on 10-11 January,...
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08/11/2017 / New Article

New publication

Our Principal Investigator Asst. Prof. Erdem Yörük's and Prof. Martin Powell's co-authored paper, "Straddling two continents and beyond three worlds?...
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