Lithuanian Social Policy Analysis in the Context of European Union Member States

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Responsible social policy in EU is developing and taking its place among other important commitments for member states. Paper analysis classic welfare state models stated for old EU member states and tries to identify Lithuania among them.
Comparison and hierarchical cluster analysis results showed that Lithuania and other new member states still cannot be identified among old member states because of the high level of disparity in social policy and should be analyzed separately.
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Social Policy; Welfare States; Hierarchical Cluster Analysis

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Research Council of Lithuania, National research program "Welfare society", 2014, Vilnius, Lithuania.

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