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Coordination and Trust: The Dutch Welfare State

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In the Dutch CME, neo-corporatist consultation was an important determinant of welfare policy. The organization of welfare systems is remarkably constant, embedded as it is in formal institutions and supported by stakeholders, which is related to the degree of coordination. It took several years before the confessional parties accepted universal welfare and acknowledged that citizenship rather than wage earning should be at the core of eligibility to social benefits. In the course of the 1990s more structural measures were taken, for example restructuring the Disability Acts WAO and AAW, and refocusing the entire system toward labor market participation. The state organized a funded pension fund for civil servants, which became a standard for all corporate pension schemes. Coordination has been crucial in exploring the feasible types of reforms. Cross-class coalitions form an interesting concept, to think of an antagonism between labor and capital.

Keywords: coordination; cross-class alliances; Disability Acts; labor market participation

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