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last contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring of 2022 as senior researcher at the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE).  

All articles of Markus Loewe

Social protection

Financing health systems for informal workers

Many informal workers cannot afford to pay cost-covering contributions, so cross-subsidisation is often needed

Informal sector

Social protection for everyone

Informal workers deserve to be shielded from shocks such as sickness and unemployment

Universal basic income

Social transfers stabilise aggregate demand

The Covid-19 crisis is the right time to test UBI policies

Donor action

Bismarck’s tools for nation-building

Social protection is a driver of healthy economic development

Safety nets

An underresearched topic

Recent publications on social protection in developing countries

Historical background

“An appropriate approach”

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

Soft Power

Last hope

The EU needs to do more to promote democracy in Tunisia

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