In both Poland and the Czech Republic, neo-liberal reformers greatly underestimated the importance of social policy to the post-communist transformation. Poland’s neo-liberals allowed the social safety net to disintegrate and were consequently voted out of office. However, Czech social policy was shaped by social democrats and labor leaders whose careful reworking of the welfare state […]

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