Regimes and cultures of social security: Comparing institutional models through nonlinear PCA

@article{Vrooman2012RegimesAC,
  title={Regimes and cultures of social security: Comparing institutional models through nonlinear PCA},
  author={J. Cok Vrooman},
  journal={International Journal of Comparative Sociology},
  year={2012},
  volume={53},
  pages={444 - 477}
}
  • J. Vrooman
  • Published 1 October 2012
  • Economics
  • International Journal of Comparative Sociology
This article reassesses the link between the structural and cultural aspects of social security. Do Esping-Andersen’s ‘Three Worlds’ exist empirically if one considers a comprehensive set of formal institutions simultaneously? And if so, do such regimes coincide with coherent differences in people’s value orientations in this field, or informal cultures? In order to answer these questions, nonlinear principal components analysis was applied to a group of countries at the core of the original… 

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