ESPN (European Socíal Policy Network) Country Profile. Austria 2018.

Fink, Marcel ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9618-0314 (2018) ESPN (European Socíal Policy Network) Country Profile. Austria 2018. [Research Report] 85 p. (Unpublished)

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This report provides an encompassing and updated assessment of a wide range of social policy areas in Austria, including some Analysis on impacts and outcomes:

HIGHLIGHTS 6
1 MAIN SOCIAL OUTCOMES AND CHALLENGES 8
1.1 Main Social Outcomes 8
1.2 Important challenges 11
2 SYSTEMS AND POLICIES AFFECTING SOCIAL OUTCOMES 14
2.1 Social investment and access to services 14
2.1.1 Early childhood education and care 14
2.1.2 Support to the unemployed 17
2.1.3 Healthcare 21
2.1.4 Long-term care 30
2.1.5 Housing 36
2.1.6 Asylum seekers and refugees 39
2.1.7 Other social services [optional] 40
2.2 Income support 40
2.2.1 Child and family income support 40
2.2.2 Unemployment benefits 44
2.2.3 Minimum income protection 47
2.2.4 Sickness benefits 57
2.2.5 Pensions 59
2.3 Social impact of other policy areas (e.g. education. taxation. anti-discrimination or gender equality policies) [optional] 65
2.4 Stakeholder involvement 65
REFERENCES 67
APPENDIX 76

Item Type: Research Report
Keywords: Austria, policy, welfare state
Funders: European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
Research Units: Labor Market and Social Policy
Status: Unpublished
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2019 08:21
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2019 08:21
URI: https://irihs.ihs.ac.at/id/eprint/5069

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