Nov 2014 Social Policy in Venezuela Author: Julia Buxton Publisher:
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)
This paper highlights the institutions, actors and processes that have driven social policy provision and health care in Venezuela between 1936 and 2006.
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Jun 2014 Nudge: The Future for Policy? Author: David Halpern Publisher:
This is a transcript of a speech by David Halpern, Director of the UK government’s Behavioural Insights Team, on his organization which attempts to apply insights from a range of academic disciplines, such as behavioral economics, psychology and soci...
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Apr 2014 When is Redistribution Popular? Author: Laura Rodriguez Takeuchi Publisher:
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
This paper explores the role perceptions of social conflict (the rising tensions and the breakdown of social trust within different groups in a society) play in demands for redistributive policies.
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