WWS594E, Economics of the Welfare State: Class 5 – NYTimes.com

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This is an interesting blog from Paul Krugman, the Nobel winning, liberal economist in the New York Times. Check it out!

WWS594E, Economics of the Welfare State: Class 5 – NYTimes.com.

The blog provides links to notes and related articles on the subject.

Wherever you are in the World and irrespective of your social status, age, ethnicity or gender, poverty and social welfare are hot political subjects.

Women in decision-making positions – Eurobarometer Special Surveys

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There are some interesting statistics here. Check out this survey by following the link to open the survey results in PDF format,

Eurobarometer Special Surveys.

For sure, it still easier for women in some European countries than others.

Here are two reflective questions:

  1. Why do you think that there’s so much divergence across Europe?
  2. Should the EU intervene and level the playing fields?