[Opinion] Social-protection policies must not wait until a country becomes prosperous

Submitted by monitor on Tue, 08/18/2015 - 15:15

D+C - Development + Cooperation (10.07.2015) Social protection policies prevent poverty, foster pro-poor growth and stabilise political orders. They also serve to reduce inequality. Markus Loewe of the German Development Institute discussed the history and basic concepts of welfare-state policies in an interview with Hans Dembowski.