Our research group is the focal point for York's world leading cross-national and transnational social policy analysis.

We embrace all work falling under the headings of comparative, global and international social policy, with particular specialisms in the areas of:

  • comparative political economy of welfare
  • global social policy analysis
  • cross-national comparisons of state welfare structures and welfare outcomes
  • techniques for cross-national and trans-national policy research.

Our research projects have been supported by a wide range of funders including The British Academy, the Economic and Social Research Council, the European Union, Oxfam and UNICEF.


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