A Century-Long Saga of Unemployment Insurance in Denmark and Switzerland through the Lens of Historical Institutionalism

Joann Caloz Michaëlis

Studenteropgave: Speciale


This thesis applies historical institutionalism concepts (path dependency, critical junctures, gradual change) to the Swiss and the Danish unemployment insurance systems, in order to examine how they have evolved from their respective creations until today and to identify elements that may explain this evolution. It also looks at the broader Swiss and Danish welfare states, assesses the extent of convergence between the Swiss and the Danish unemployment insurance systems and discusses the relevance of historical institutionalism in studying welfare states.

UddannelserInternational Public Administration and Politics, (Bachelor/kandidatuddannelse) Kandidat
Udgivelsesdatomaj 2018
Antal sider99
VejledereOle Helby Petersen