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dc.creatorMartínez Franzoni, Juliana
dc.creatorSánchez Ancochea, Diego
dc.date.accessioned2019-03-11T16:48:19Z
dc.date.available2019-03-11T16:48:19Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.citationhttp://www.desigualdades.net/Resources/Working_Paper/70-WP-Martinez-Ancochea-Online.pdfes_ES
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10669/76708
dc.description.abstractIn recent years, attention to universal social policy has intensified in Latin America and other parts of the periphery. Definitions of universal social policy have traditionally varied between a minimalist approach focused on broad coverage and a maximalist approach focused on generous, citizen-based programs funded exclusively with general taxes. Unfortunately the former is too narrow and the latter relies on overambitious policy instruments, hardly attainable in the periphery. Instead, we propose a definition focused on policy goals: universal social policies are those that reach the entire population with similarly generous transfers and high quality services. In the second part of the paper, we review the advantages of universal policies, which can be more redistributive, create less stigma and be easier to manage than means tested programs and can also have positive effects on social cohesion and economic growth. The paper concludes with a discussion of different types of fragmentation as significant threats towards the expansion of universal social policies in Latin America and beyond.es_ES
dc.language.isoen_USes_ES
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWorking Paper Series;70
dc.sourceShould Policy Aim at Having All People on the Same Boat? The Definition, Relevance and Challenges of Universalism in Latin America (pp. 40). Berlin, Alemania: desiguALdades.net International Research Network on Interdependent Inequalities in Latin America.es_ES
dc.subjectUniversal social policyes_ES
dc.subjectEquityes_ES
dc.subjectHealthcarees_ES
dc.titleShould Policy Aim at Having All People on the Same Boat? The Definition, Relevance and Challenges of Universalism in Latin Americaes_ES
dc.typeWorking paperes_ES
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper
dc.description.procedenceUCR::Vicerrectoría de Docencia::Ciencias Sociales::Facultad de Ciencias Sociales::Escuela de Ciencias Políticases_ES


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