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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Erdem Yoruk will be giving a seminar at Bogazici University

Erdem Yoruk will be giving a seminar, titled The Contentious Politics of the New Welfare State, at Bogazici University on...
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Ali Hurriyetoglu was at Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands Conference

Dr. Ali Hurriyetoglu presented a co-authored paper, Cross-context News Corpus of Protest Events, at Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands conference on...
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Erdem Yörük was at Medyascope as a guest speaker

Erdem Yörük was a guest speaker together with Serkan Öngel (from Gaziantep University) on January 23, 2020, at Açık Oturum...
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