Minimum income policies in the European Union
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Minimum income policies in the European Union by Pierre Guibentif

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Published by União des Mutualidades Portuguesas in Lisbon .
Written in English

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At head of title: European Commission, Ministério da Solidariedade e Segurança Social, União das Mutalidades Portuguesas.

StatementPierre Guibentif, Denis Bouget.
ContributionsBouget, Denis., Portugual. Ministério da Solidariedade e Segurança Social., Commission of the European Communities., União das Mutilidades Portuguesas.
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Open LibraryOL18066400M
ISBN 109729727813

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The European Social Policy Network (ESPN) was established in July on the initiative of the European Commission to provide high -quality and timely independent information, advice, analysis and expertise on social policy issues in the European Union and neighbouring countries. Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department A: Economic and scientific policy, Employment and Social Affairs, The role of minimum income for social inclusion in the European Union , January Introducing a binding European framework for a decent minimum income in Europe, enabling minimum income schemes in the Member States to be extended across the board, supported and made "decent" (adequate), would therefore be a significant initial European response to the serious and persistent problem of poverty in Europe. This report of the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) highlights and assesses the contribution of minimum income schemes to preventing and alleviating poverty and social exclusion. It also studies to what extent minimum income schemes are effectively linked with other benefits and services so as to support recipients' inclusion into the labour market.

The European Union has established itself as a leading text that provides readers from all disciplines with a sound understanding of the economics and policies of the EU. Its wealth of information, detail and analysis has ensured that previous editions have been read by a generation of students, researchers and policy Reviews: 3.   The European Minimum Income Network (EMIN)[1] is an informal Network of organisations and individuals committed to achieve the progressive realisation of adequate, accessible and enabling Minimum Income Schemes. EMIN unites various experts, professionals, academics and diverse entities active in the fight against poverty and social exclusion. minimum income General term covering both the level of pay guaranteed to an employee by law or collective agreement (see minimum wage) and the level of resources which may be claimed by any person either involuntarily deprived of work ("allocation de garantie de ressources", i.e. income guarantee allowance) or without employment ("revenu. 3 Minimum income in the EUropean union: recent evolution in national schemes and policy debate 21 Minimum income schemes in EU Member States 21 The overall picture 21 Major developments over the period 26 Evolution of the policy framework at EU level

  Strengthening minimum income protection in the COVID pandemic and beyond: Council adopts conclusions. The Council adopted conclusions on strengthening minimum income protection in the EU with the aim to combat poverty and social exclusion during and after the COVID pandemic. The Council recognises that minimum income schemes contribute to the social protection . Cantillon, B. and Van Mechelen, N. () ‘Between dream and reality On anti-poverty policy, minimum income protection and the European social model’, in B. Cantillon, H. Verschueren and P. Ploscar (eds) Social Inclusion and Social Protection in the EU: Interaction between Law and Policy (Antwerpen: Intersentia), pp. – Google. 4. POLICYMAKING AND DEBATE ON MINIMUM INCOME AT EU LEVEL 29 The role played by main EU institutions 29 Definitions of ‘minimum income’ 32 Main issues emerging from the debate 33 The role of minimum income schemes in fighting poverty and social exclusion across Europe 33 Towards a European Minimum Income Minimum-Income Benefits in OECD Countries Policy Design, Effectiveness and Challenges Almost all OECD countries operate comprehensive minimum-income programmes for working-age individuals, either as last-resort safety nets alongside primary income replacement benefits, or as the principal instrument for delivering social protection.