Older persons have suffered a terrible toll from the coronavirus—now countries must invest in long-term care.
The temptation to cut welfare expenditures to reduce deficits inflated by the pandemic must be resisted.
The welfare state sought to protect workers from labour-market risks. After Covid-19, reduced working time and greater autonomy must be on the agenda.
The pandemic has brought into focus the social contract between income and contribution which can underpin a solidaristic welfare state.
The coronavirus crisis has highlighted how the welfare state of the future must include the growing mass of precarious labour, especially among youth.
Lockdown conditions have put in question the disproportionate burden of unpaid work placed on women, evidence from Turkey shows.