Benefit inequality in social benefit rights: Social democracy, neoliberalism and back again? › view all
Lecture by Prof. Lyle Scurggs
Lecture by Prof. Lyle Scruggs from University of Connecticut (USA) on Benefit inequality in social benefit rights: Social democracy, neoliberalism and back again?
Professor Scruggs specialties are comparative political economy, comparative welfare policy, comparative environmental politics and quantitative research methods. He is the author of Sustaining Abundance: Environmental Performance in Industrial Democracies (Cambridge University Press, 2003), and more recently “Declining Public Concern about Climate Change: Can We Blame the Great Recession?” Global Environmental Change. Professor Scruggs is a co-Director of the Comparative Entitlements Dataset Project (CWED), and the UConn Political Economy Workshop, an affiliate of the Center for Environmental Science and Engineering, a member of the Human Rights Institute’s Economic and Social Rights Group. Professor Scruggs has been a Visiting Scholar at the Quality of Government Institute in Gothenburg, Sweden (2017), the Russell Sage Foundation in New York City (2011-12), and the University of Edinburgh (2004).
Please also note the workshop with Lyle Scruggs on Coverage and Generosity Definition an Coding taking place on 7 July from 12:30 to 14:30. If you are interested in the workshop, please contact Nate Breznau.