Reimagining Social Welfare

By Jonathan Tame 28 Mar 2018

Britain’s social welfare system is facing a long-term crisis in sustainability, particularly due to the size of the government’s unfunded pension liabilities. On the 500th anniversary of the Reformation we look to Geneva as a case study in an approach to social welfare shaped by Christian principles.

This talk is based on Jonathan Tame's Cambridge Paper 'Reimagining social welfare: Lessons from Geneva’s transformation.

You can read the full paper here

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