China's pragmatic adjustment of existing welfare institutions

In the 25th issue of the CRC 1342 Covid-19 Social Policy Response Series, Tobias ten Brink, Yuxin Li and Tao Liu take a look at China's social and economic countermeasures during the pandemic. The government, that could rely on the basic safety net that had been expanded over the last two decades, invested 2 % of the GDP to support the vulnerable and to release the financial burden on enterprises.

Read more // 20.04.2021

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Foto: Adobe Stock, siraanamwong

China’s social policy response to COVID-19

Tao Liu co-authored the article "Social Policy Responses to the Covid-19 Crisis in China in 2020" with his Chinese colleagues Quan Lu, Zehao Cai, and Bin Chen. It was published open access in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. The authors state that China is making a great effort to overcome the crisis. Nevertheless, they criticise the measures.

Read more // 19.08.2020