Work norms and the welfare state

  title={Work norms and the welfare state},
  author={Giacomo Corneo},
  • Giacomo Corneo
  • Published 2011
Many European countries still provide their citizens with social insurance programs of unprecedented generosity. A cultural critique of the welfare state contends that generous social insurance has detrimental effects on work norms. This paper revisits the model of endogenous work ethic developed by Lindbeck and Nyberg (2006) and explores survey evidence on… CONTINUE READING